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30 Mar 2023 - 01 Apr 2023

Ann Walker Watercolour Workshop with Jane Austin

Price: £30.00

Event description

Come and join local artist Jane Austin for a watercolour workshop as part of our Anne Lister Birthday Festival. The price includes all source material, painting equipment and a means to take your painting home. Great if you are a complete beginner, travelling, fancy having a go at the medium or experienced, suitable for all abilities with minimal drawing.

Each session is two and a half hours – £30 with refreshments.

To book a space contact please Jane directly on 01422 353308 and leave your number or email janewatercolour@aol.com

All images copyright of Jane Austin.


Thursday 30th March 10 – 12.30 PM – ‘Rievaulx Abbey’

Using a rapid method of applying paint over a basic drawing we can quickly bring out the beauty of the abbey ruins. A limited palette will give an aged feel, bringing us closer to the colours available to Ann Walker in her time.

Thursday 30th March 1 – 3.30 PM – ‘Shibden Hall Through the Trees’

A moody glimpse of Shibden Hall with high tonal contrast creating drama. Making use of implements other than brushes to paint foliage and trees.

Saturday 1st April 10 -12.30 PM – ‘Anne Lister’s Shibden Walk’

There are so many old paths, steps and ginnels to explore in the valley treading in Anne Lister’s footsteps. Climbing up the steps from the beck to Simm Carr we find this quiet corner to paint dappled light. More quick techniques to paint this symphony of summer greens.

Saturday 1st April 1 – 3.30 PM – ‘Welcome into Shibden Hall’

Behind the façade of the hall, the gardens and the rear gates is the inner yard where all the residents of Shibden Hall went about their daily lives. The palette will evoke past times.


Event details

  • This event is at Bankfield Museum
  • Tickets are £30.00
  • This event runs from 30 Mar 2023 - 01 Apr 2023.
  • www.janeaustin.co.uk/