2 Day - Mural Painting Course

2 Day - Mural Painting Course

01-10-2021

Joanna is one of the UK’s leading professional mural painters, and her mural art painting course is the only specialist mural painting course in the UK.

This unique painting course is for anyone wanting to learn how to successfully paint a mural. The course embraces all types of artistic skill level, from the beginner right through to experienced artist. This course is suitable for all artistic abilities and can be adapted to suit the individual.

Joanna runs the course from her home, a Grade II listed Coach House, set in the scenic Cheshire countryside. The course is designed to give you an exciting, fun, inspiring painting experience.

You will get to design, develop and paint your own mural design from initial sketch right through to final painting. You will also learn:

How to design artwork for a mural

Composition of a mural

Image scaling, sketching out and transfer methods

Large scale painting, fading & blending techniques

Large scale texture & toning effects, including using natural sponges

Building Up Shading & Detail

Various mark making techniques including effects with Chinese brushes

Free flowing painting technique

Wild Edging & Outlines

DAY ONE

9.45am Arrive at The Coach House, Cheshire. I have parking if you are driving.

Time to get settled, meet your fellow artists. The morning introduction is accompanied by a selection of hot drinks including lattes, hot chocolate and herbal teas, served with an abundance of morish artisan biscuits.

10.00am I give a welcome chat and explain the programme for the two days. You are encouraged to share a little bit about yourself (if you want to) and what you particularly want from the painting experience. There is always a lot of laughter and giggles throughout the course.

Everyone has their own painting easel, and chair if needed. Professional paints, brushes and painting boards are all provided.

Throughout the first day I will spend time demonstrating a range of painting techniques, and you will have fun trying out each technique on a practice board, to see which you enjoy and might want to incorporate into your own mural painting. You will learn how to create different effects and experiment with creating textures and mark making.

My aim is to inspire, encourage and support your individual style as you get to learn and experience a range of painting techniques used specifically for painting mural art.

After trying out a range of exercises with the paint you will then begin work on your creating your own mural painting.  I guide you through creating the design for your mural, from inspiration, purpose of the piece to scaling and composition of your artwork. Rough sketch work is created to help plan your mural design.

12.30am We take time out to relax and enjoy each other’s company whilst experiencing a hearty, tasty seasonal dish, accompanied by a cheeky glass of bubbles. (If you have any specific dietary requirements, these can be catered for.)

1.30pm Further painting techniques and methods are shared and practiced, and design considerations are discussed before you then begin sketching out your own mural.

3.30pm Afternoon tea and cake is served, whilst we chat through the day, and discuss the mural designs and how they are taking shape and aims and ideas for mural painting the following day.

4.30pm Day Ends

DAY TWO

10.00am I share methods to help you achieve a smooth and successful mural piece, and we discuss any queries you might have before being painting. Guidance, advice and tuition will be given throughout the day whilst you get to paint and create your own unique mural.

12.30am We take time out to relax and enjoy each other’s company whilst experiencing a warm, tasty lunch, served with a nice, chilled glass of bubbles. (If you have any specific dietary requirements, these can be catered for.)

1.30pm We will quickly review where you are up to and any issues addressed, before further progression of your mural painting.

3.30pm Day Ends

You will be supplied with everything you need to complete the course, from paint and equipment to mural painting boards, plus you will also be given "The Mural Painting Course" booklet containing notes on all the elements taught throughout the course.

You will learn painting tips and tricks from one of the UK’s top mural artists, as she shares her knowledge and breadth of painting experience with you.

Whether you’re new to art, or a seasoned artist wanting to transition to painting murals, this course has everything you need to succeed.

Click here to purchase you very own 2 day mural painting experience 

You can also email Joanna info@joannaperrymurals.co.uk to find out when the next mural painting course dates are.

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