Painting the moving figure
With Lesley Fotherby
26th February 2012 | 9.30-5.00 | Sawston Village College
Join renowned watercolour artist and illustrator Lesley Fotherby for a day of participation, observation and learning. During the day Lesley will demonstrate her techniques, talk through her work on moving figures, discuss colour mixing and materials and study paintings by artists who have used figures in motion as subjects. With years of experience as a professional artist and teacher Lesley is sure to inspire participants while they paint each other at work. Artists of all abilities are welcome from school age to retirement. You will need to bring your own watercolours, paper and pencils.
Lesley Fotherby Biography
Lesley trained at Bath Academy where she did her foundation course and then studied in South London and at Leicester University. On leaving Lesley taught in Secondary schools and worked in a young adults centre until leaving the education world to paint full time. Since the 1980s she has been a gallery artist with Chris Beetles gallery in London and works in watercolours and oils. Her particular interest is in movement, whether it be the shifting moods of landscapes or people involved in playing or dancing. Lesley has been lucky enough to sit in on many sessions with musicians and dancers including The National Youth Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. At present she is artist in residence with the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
• Watch and learn as Lesley demonstrates her techniques.
• Learn about materials and colour mixing.
• Study paintings by artists who have used figures in motion as subjects.
• Learn in a creative and positive environment.
• Relax in our French Café.
• Artists of all abilities are welcome, from school age to retirement.
> • Please bring your own watercolours, paper and pencils.
£65.00 per person
Sawston Village College, New Road, Sawston, CB22 3BP. Provides ample free parking and excellent rehearsal and performance spaces within their new performing arts centre.
Time & Date
9.30-5.00 Sunday 26 February 2012
Please bring a packed lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.
Number 7 or 32 bus from main Cambridge bus station.
There is a cycle route from Cambridge to Sawston too!
Course Director: Lesley Fotherby.
Bookings can be made online from the top of this page.
OR by downloading the following PDF form and sending to the following address with a cheque made payable to the The ACE Foundation."Painting the Moving Figure Booking Form.pdf" (File Size: 158kb)
You may also book by phone on: 01223 499 707
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 6 February 2011.
Regrettably no refunds can be made.
A 2% surcharge applies to amount paid by credit card. To avoid this charge please pay by cheque or debit card.