The Garden at Charleston, designed by artist and critic Roger Fry, was planted to be painted. Join artist Julian Le Bas for a day's intensive painting tuition, and lose yourself in the atmosphere of the Walled Garden.
This workshop will look at approaches to composition, with a particular emphasis on colour.
The cost of the day includes a tour of the House and Garden, a delicious artisan lunch, tea and coffees. Easels and boards provided. Students will need to provide their own paints.
About the artist:
Born in 1958 - Sussex based painter Julian Le Bas studied at Hertfordshire College of Art and Design. Graduating at Brighton Polytechnic in 1981, with an affinity with the landscape developed; This was further explored in Cyprus at the College of Art on a Post Graduate Course in 1984.
Le Bas was selected for a Solo show at The Towner in 1990 and has exhibited widely including, The Bede Gallery, Jarrow, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, and The Jerwood Drawing Prize.
Norbert Lynton wrote in the catalogue, ' Artists in Sussex in the Twentieth Century',' For Julian Le Bas landscape is a live encounter and art, reenacting of specific experiences, in paint or with charcoal on paper.
Le Bas is represented by St. Annes' Galleries, Lewes, and is currently teaching at Morley College, London, and Brighton University.