Summer Art Workshops at St. Nicholas Chapel

Each year during the Summer Exhibition at St. Ncholas Chapel in King’s Lynn, a series of free art workshops is run by the West Norfolk Artists Association. This year there are 6 workshops to choose from. Four are for any level of experience, one for more experienced painters and one for children.

Painting a Self Portrait in Watercolours
with Ann Froshaug, Painter

The aim of the workshop is to show how basic watercolour technique combined with simple drawing technique will enable you to produce a pleasing likeness.
We will explore how to draw what you see and find ways by using a selected palette of colours to produce subtle and lovely images of yourself and from this be more confident about painting other portraits for example of family and friends.

You will need to bring a recent photograph of yourself and a mirror about A5 size. All other materials provided.
Maximum of 8 in the group.
Sunday July 22, 1.30 to 3.30


Portrait Drawing with a Model
with Anne Roberts – Artist & Lecturer (Details to come.)
This workshop is designed for beginners and also those with some experience in working direct from the model.
We shall using black and white and also colour.

Sketching easels plus a range of drawing materials and colour pastels will be available but students are also very welcome to bring their own.
Maximum of 8 in the group.
Tuesday 24 July, 1.30 to 3.30pm


Angels in Art (for children)
with Esther Boehm, Sculptor

What is an angel? We will look at the very special angels in St. Nicholas Chapel, talk about angels and then make your very own life-size angel using different materials.

Materials provided.
Maximum of 8 in the group.
Wednesday 25 July, 11am – 1pm


Colour Mixing for Artists (Masterclass)
with Thelma Chambers, Painter

In this workshop you will be introduced to exercises that are designed to improve colour perception, and improve accuracy in colour mixing.The workshop will also include discussion on the basic colour palette and the harmonic potentials of limited colour palettes.
There will be an opportunity to explore essentials, luxuries, and colours to be wary of.

Please bring your usual set of oil paints, brushes, turps, etc. Other materials provided.
Maximum of 8 in the group.
Saturday 28 July, 1.30-3.30


Monoprinting Without a Press
with Kit Price Moss, Print-maker/Painter

Enjoy exploring printmaking methods to create your own handmade images using usual and unusual materials.

Materials provided.
Maximum of 8 in the group.
Sunday 29 July, 1.30-3.30


A Little Hand Made Book
with Pauline Wrighton, Textile Artist

Make a little covered note book with a simple, stitched, open spine binding and cord closure.

All Materials and tools provided.
Maximum of 6 in the group.
Thursday 2 August, 1.30 to 3.30pm


Free public workshops supported by Norfolk County Council.
Details and booking in advance on 01485 540801 or westnorfolkartists@gmail.com.