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Animal Portraits in Acrylics

This course is suitable for those who are new to this medium and to those who wish to further improve their understanding of it.

All materials are included for use during the holiday including paints, mediums, canvases, brushes and palettes. You don’t need to bring anything with you except a desire to learn this exciting medium making ideal if you have never tried this medium beforehand.

Dave is the ideal tutor to show you how to paint animal portraits in acrylics as he regularly paints commissions of people’s pets as he gets much of his work from exhibiting at Crufts. He has also written books on painting animals and therefore will help you develop your skills in this area.

You will learn the application of traditional artistic technique of colour mixing and composition but also the acrylic techniques of layering and glazing.

For those who wish to develop their ability in this particular subject to sell their work, Dave will also be providing additional tuition in how to make a living from your artistic ability, using his 30 years financial and commercial experience combined with his artistic knowledge.


Dave White


6th - 8th Nov


Monday 5th Nov


Wye Valley


Bells Hotel





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Dave White will show you how to paint Animal Portraits with acrylics.

Dave will show you how to get the best out of this versatile medium as he will teach you the techniques unique to acrylics.