Sue Ford


Nature’s World Art Class – Monday 17 September 2012

| Classes, Demos

We started back today, with a watercolour painting of flowers in vase with a book, here’s the finished picture. Method of working: Step 1: I started with a light drawing using a 2B pencil on 300lb (600gms) Saunders Waterford not paper. Step 2: I masked out the white flowers, Step 3: Next I mixed my colour […]

I have just returned from a cruise teaching watercolours on Queen Victoria

| News

Queen Victoria cruise – 22 November to 13 December 2012 I have just returned from a 21 day cruise on Cunard’s Queen Victoria. The cruise was featured as “Wonders of the Ancient World” round the Mediterranean and involved ports of call at Vigo, Palma, Valetta, Piraeus, Olympia and Malaga. Unfortunately planned stops at Rhodes (bad […]

Wondered what to bring to a painting course?

| Interviews

Lois and Bill from the Watermill in Posara, asked me the following questions about my teaching style and materials to bring to the painting holiday. What do like about painting outdoors, speedily, sketching etc. When painting outdoors, I encourage student’s to start with thumbnail sketches, using a viewfinder to create pleasing compositions, backing up with […]

St Gemma’s Hospice Art Exhibition

| Exhibitions

I have two paintings in this Exhibition, my first time entering. I popped over to see the exhibition today, Friday, and I’m delighted to have sold the “Rainy day at York” painting. There are over 700 pieces of original art, Gift Shop and Cafe. The venues within the Grammar School at Leeds. on behalf of […]

Recent Demo Paintings for The Farm Monday Group

| Demos

They were all done as step by step paintings. Class on October 8 Polperro Harbour   Stage 1 We drew the picture with a 2b pencil, and masked out the white areas with masking fluid We mixed our colours, – Cadmium Red, Permanent Rose, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine, Cobalt Turquoise, Cobalt Violet, Lemon Yellow and Cadmium Yellow. […]

Cober Hill Painting Group – 10 – 14 September 2012

| Classes

Cober Hill, Cloughton, near Scarborough, Painting week 10-14 September 2012 The painting week went very well, 21 students, we did daily exercises, plus an evening demo in different media and subject. The dates for 2013 are April 1-5, Sept 9-13, Nov 4-8 Bookings from late January 2013. To book ring 01723 870310 Two of my demonstrations are […]

Watercolour Class dates for Autumn Term 2012

| News

Dear Students, here are the reminders for class dates, looking forward to seeing you all Nature’s World, Acklam, Mondays, 9 weeks, 10-2.30pm. Sept 17, 24 / Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / Nov 12, 19 Stokesley Town Hall, Wednesdays, 8 weeks, 9.30am -12 noon. Sept 26 / Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / […]

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