Workshops & Courses 2019

Recreate Hockney's 'A Bigger Splash' in Acrylics

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Tutor: Robert Nelmes

Explore the techniques used by Hockney to recreate this iconic painting. With its fast drying time, acrylics give you the opportunity to speed up the process. Using broad brush strokes and fine details, you’ll have your own reproduction of ‘A Bigger Splash’ to take home

Using similar pigments and tools, Robert will follow the process Hockney used, from the initial broad application of paint on a white primed canvas, through the variously applied layers of paint, glazes and details carefully applied with the smallest of brushes.

Each student will produce their own version of the painting, with unique texture and effects through experiment, chance and where needed control and consideration.

Date: Saturday 2nd March – 10.30am to 4pm

Cost: £65 (includes all materials)

Image is 'A Bigger Splash' by David Hockney