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 runs a range of courses, drop-in classes and one-to-one tuition at various venues in West Sussex.

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

Please bring a camera or i-Pad in case the weather forces us indoors.

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.