Roger Dellar – Capturing the Scene, Plein Air Weekend***Only 3 Places Remaining***

Date: 5th June 2021 - 6th June 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spaces: 0

Two Day Course

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June 2021

 Join Roger Dellar for this full weekend Plein Air workshop and discover his process and techniques for creating an oil painting from start to finish, whilst working outside. Harwich has a fantastic mix of marine, architectural, beach and estuary subjects right on the door step of our studios; you will have no trouble finding a scene to inspire you!

This workshop will cover what makes a successful composition, what to include and as importantly what to leave out of a picture. Using a limited pallet he will also teach you how to simplify colour mixing, allowing you to work faster; an invaluable skill when working plein air. You will learn the fundamentals of how to paint over wet paint and how to add those all important highlights that bring a composition together. Roger will also share with you the ways in which he deals with the everyday practicalities of working outside.

As a highly successful gallery artist Roger has a wealth of experience to share with his students, making this an exceptionally fulfilling event.

Roger is equally happy teaching beginners and experienced artists, making this workshop open to anyone who has a desire to paint.

Includes homemade lunch, refreshments and cream tea

About the Artist

Roger Dellar is a professional figurative artist who works in oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, and water based media. Working from his studio in Surrey, he has a keen interest in people and their behaviour, and is fascinated by the way the play of light transforms a subject; either working in the studio or plein air.

He is a member of The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, The Pastel Society, and The Royal Institute of Oil Painters.  In the last couple of years Roger has become president of the prestigious The Wapping Group of painters.  He has won numerous awards and regularly exhibits in galleries in the UK, including several one man exhibitions.

What you will need to bring

Your usual oil painting kit (traditional or water soluble)
limited pallet of: Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue Hue, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Deep Red, Alizarin Crimson and Titanium White (similar colours are fine, but a warm and cool of each of the primaries work best, Roger rarely uses earth colours)
Canvas boards 12″ x 12″ (available to buy on the day)
Light weight full height easel and pochade or field easel
Appropriate clothing

Materials and equipment will be available to borrow or buy on the day, please contact if your require further details.

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