Home | Commissions | Profile | Contact Me | Links | Terms & Conditions

Melanie Cambridge

Art Courses   Art Club Information   Gallery and exhibition information   Colour Clinic   Gouache Colour
       
  ARTIST SHOP | Oil Colours | Gouache Colours | Paint Sets | Artist Brushes | Click to view shopping cartShopping Cart

Art Club Info

New for 2017 -

 

 

The Wonderful World of Gouache

An evening where I shall dip into the exciting world of gouache, a medium often neglected by artists, but one I find absolutely great and extremely versatile. You can use it in a manner similar to watercolour, and on watercolour or pastel paper, or alternatively, paint in a style similar to oils on a primed board. During this demonstration I will explain some of these different approaches, before painting a finished work.

New for 2017 -

 

 

Don't be afraid of the Darks!

lDuring my regular visits to art groups and also when giving critique sessions, I find that a lack of strong darks can weaken the tonal contrasts within a painting. My new demonstration – available with oils or gouache – looks at tones and contrast and how to use the darks to create strong, successful paintings filled with light. 

 

Demonstrations; Bespoke Workshops and Critique Evenings

Available for daytime and evening bookings throughout the South East. For areas beyond this boundary, I may request overnight accommodation but will consider all locations.

My lively approach to painting, working directly from sketchbooks, offers an interesting insight into techniques for painting in oils, gouache and mixed media. Demonstrations are full of comment, hints and tips on colour mixing and explanations on how various techniques used for oil painting and mixed media works.

Subjects for demonstrations include....... Interpreting Photographs, Oils Fast & Loose, Figures in Context; Beach scenes; Landscapes, Marine Sunsets and Garden views.

If you have a specific requirement or subject, do give me a call or email to discuss your ideas. I am always happy to design a demonstration, or club workshop, just for your group.

 

 

 

To invite Melanie to your Art Group...... Contact Barbara Coulson at Art Profile on 01234 764232 to arrange a suitable date. If you would like to talk through your ideas first, feel free to contact me directly on 07970 432348 or via email: art@melaniecambridge.com.

What others say about me- comments from recent Art Groups together with images of my demonstration paintings.

Keep in touch and be first to hear the latest news, receive exclusive offers and invites via my on-line Newsletter, THE OILY RAG - Email your contact details to sign up.


 


Copyright © Melanie Cambridge. All rights reserved.