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The painting Courses will run on a Saturday to Saturday basis and follow the schedule below.

The next Painting Course is being run for six days from 10th June 2017.

Flexible course will be tailored to individual requirements which will be suitable for both beginners and intermediate students. Watercolour painting courses will be underpinned by drawing techniques, studies in tone and texture and good practice with paint and colour mixing. We will work at La Cidrerie and on location, weather permitting.

Click here to view the La Cidrerie Art Holidays Picture Gallery

Materials required for the Course

Paints: Any variety of watercolour paints will be fine. However Winsor and Newton paints in pans or tubes are always very reliable. The following colours will mix into a beautiful range of shades.

  • Winsor Blue (green Shade)
  • Cadmium Lemon or Winsor Lemon
  • Permanent Rose
  • Ultramarine or Cobalt Blue
  • Transparent Yellow / New Gamboge or Winsor Yellow
  • Winsor Red

Paintbrushes: A variety of paintbrushes can be used, the larger the better, including large Chinese brushes which are ideal and cheap.

Other Materials:

  • Paper - Any good quality watercolour paper will be good, the heavier the better eg 140lb Arches or Bockingford with a rough surface.
  • Paintbox and pallet
  • Pencils, rubber and a hard back A5 sketchbook
  • Charcoal
  • Drawing paper
  • Bulldog Clips
  • Water pot

During the course any extra materials which you may need will be available for loan or purchase eg. easles and drawing boards, larger sheets of paper. Hilary will be able to provide most of the basic materials.

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Course Timetable
Arrival Day




Arrival for residential students


Introduction and Welcome

Daily Timetable x 5

8.00am to 9am











Morning Class 1


Morning Class 2


Afternoon Class 1


Afternoon Class 2

Classes finish

Evening Dinner

Final Day

8.00am to 9.00am



Farewell and Depart

Here are some previous course attendees Testimonials:

'Those who believe in our ability do more than stimulate us - they create an atmosphere in which it becomes easier to succeed.'
Adult Art Group.

'You're a really enthusiastic and creative teacher.'
Ann, Worthing.

'I've learned such a great deal.'
Maureen, Bognor Regis.

'It's been brilliant, Hilary!Thank you.'
Sheila, Barnham.

'Your classes have been such good fun!'
Rosemary, Chichester.

To Book a place on one of the courses please contact us directly via email or telephone.
Email Hilary or John Frame at johnframe30@gmail.com (include your name and telephone number), or
Telephone us on 01243 82 68 40 or 0033 (0)967 13 75 38.

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