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Capturing the Beauty of Flowers & Gardens in watercolour


Sian Dudley


Sun 7th May


Thu 11th May


Wells, Somerset


Swan Hotel, Wells




Sketching & Painting



  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ






Capture the beauty of flowers, plants, trees and shrubs in the beautiful

Somerset gardens of Bishop's Palace and Kilver Court Gardens including

the well pools, moat, streams and lakes, all with beautiful reflections with

buildings playing a supporting role.


We will spend some time out on location in the gardens gathering

information through observation, sketches and photographs which will

then be developed into full blown paintings in the studio.

Sian will tutor through a mixture of demonstrations, group exercises, and

individual guidance according to your prior experience. The aim of the

demonstrations will be to show how the unique and elusive properties of

watercolour transparency and freshness can be achieved. The basic

technical information will also be covered, with lots of tips and

techniques, and plenty of opportunities to apply them to your choice of


She approaches each person's needs at a highly individual level and is

perfectly happy working with beginners as well as more experienced

painters who feel in need of new inspiration to make more progress.

Sian's interest in the exciting properties of watercolour lends itself to an

approach that encourages students to discover when to control the

medium and when to allow its freedom.