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Painting Plants (1-day workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall The Square Northampton, England, NN7 1EU United Kingdom (map)

At this workshop with renowned painter, Gerald Porter, you will look at plants and complete a study using a combination of drawing and painting with watercolours. You will learn how to analyse and study the shape, dimension and arrangements using plants from the home and the garden centre, creating a colourful image of the objects in front of you.

Please bring along your own watercolours. All abilities welcome.

Gerald is a professional artist and has worked as Art Master and Head of Department in a range of schools and colleges. His work is exhibited nationally including the FBA and the United Artists Mall Galleries, as well as shown in many international (USA, Europe and Australia) and national and local collections.

What to bring

Please bring along an A3 sketch book, a set of watercolour paints and few No. 6 and No. 8 round brushes. You should wear old clothes and/or an apron and bring a packed lunch (although delicious lunches available at pub next door).


£50 per person. Suitable for ages 16 and up. Spaces are limited to 10.


Booking is essential via or you can book online by clicking on the ‘Book Now’ button below and then going to your Cart to complete the process. Your space(s) will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

Painting plants (1-day workshop)
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Earlier Event: 29 March
Friday Art Group (drop-in)