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Stretching to Pigment

Clore Learning Studio

Saturday 22 July

11am - 5pm

£65 including refreshments

Clore Learning Studio

Gain an understanding of painting materials and techniques. Learn how to stretch, prime and prepare a canvas and how to transpose an image.

Discover traditional techniques for priming a canvas and technical approaches to starting a composition. Learn about pigments and then take home your stretched and prepared canvas.

Led by Philippa Abrahams.

Philippa Abrahams trained at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Courtauld Institute of Art. She is an artist, conservator, museum education consultant and teacher and an expert on historic materials and painting and drawing techniques. Philippa has contributed to several television and radio programmes, advising on techniques and materials and demonstrating the working methods of artists, including Michelangelo, Titian, Seurat and Whistler.