Inspired by the Museum: Acrylics

Wednesday 5 September 2018


The course

A crash course in painting the beautiful historic buildings of the Museum using the comparatively modern medium of acrylic paints. In the morning we will look at different styles and methods of using acrylic paints with brushes and palette knives before making preparatory sketches outdoors. After lunch you will have time to continue with your painting. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

The tutor

Kate Tugwell is a professional artist and trained tutor. She has a dedicated studio in Eastergate, located between Chichester and Arundel.

Participant information

The day is limited to a maximum of 10 participants.

Materials to bring:

  • A4-size (or bigger) acrylic paper or canvas board
  • quality acrylic paints
  • a Staywet palette and water spray/mister
  • a selection of synthetic and hog hair brushes (a round, a rigger, a 2″ wide flat for washes, a smaller flat or bright and a fan brush)
  • palette knives (if preferred)
  • a board and easel with bulldog clips or masking tape to secure paper or board
  • jar for water
  • HB or 2B pencils
  • eraser
  • kitchen towel
  • apron or old clothes
  • baby wipes

Fee and refreshments

£60 per person, this includes tuition, teas and coffess. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements.