25-30 July 2017

About the courseTony Barrow mountains 2

On this five day mixed media painting holiday, there will be the option to paint around the grounds of Shorland and to travel to nearby places of interest, weather permitting.  Studio based experimental work will be the main theme of this course and there will be a chance to try some abstract watercolour techniques and acrylic work, flower painting, portraits, landscapes, seascapes etc.

Tony Barrow Anna Freel

About the Artist

Anthony Barrow, BA (Hons) Fine Art, is a lecturer for Wigan Council, providing classes and demonstrations to art groups and students throughout the region.  As a freelance lecturer he travels around Lancashire and Cheshire, as well as teaching his own art groups.

Anthony is predominantly a figurative painter with a prolific output, which overflows into landscape, still life and abstract painting. Chiefly commissioned-based, his vast experience and natural talent for capturing the underlying character of his sitters have led to numerous projects  He has exhibited throughout the UK and has work in private collections across Europe and the USA.


Tuition times

The holiday runs from 4pm Tuesday to 2pm Sunday.

Suggested materialsTony Barrow seascape palette knife acrylic.2

  • Watercolour paints – Cotman student quality. Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, Viridian Green, Alizarin Crimson are the four main colours with Cadmium Red and Cadmium Yellow, then Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue.
  • Acrylics – Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Green, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White and Cadmium Yellow.
  • Paper: Watercolour paper: Bockingford 200lb extra rough half imperial sheets, or quarter imperial sheets (or your own preference). Lining paper provided.
  • Watercolour and acrylic brushes: large mop or squirrel hair brushes for washes, half inch flat or filbert, and a couple of round sable brushes. Bristle or nylon brushes for acrylics
  • Other equipment: Galleria Acrylic Gesso (provided), palette, pencils; erasers; water-pot; plastic bottle for water; masking tape; a flat MDF or hardboard, at least 20 x 26 inches; metal easel light enough to carry (provided), folding chair if you prefer to sit.

To find out more about Anthony and his work, visit anthonybarrow.co.uk or http://www.londonart.co.uk/anthonybarrow/

Visit his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/anthonybarrowart?ref=hl


Tony Barrow Devon CoastAll inclusive holiday prices:

£635 Resident single room

£575 Resident sharing

£385 Non-painting partner (sharing a room)


How to book

To check availability, request a booking form, or for more details, email  enquiries@shorlandoldfarm.co.uk, or call Mark or Sandy on 01598 763505.  (edit)