Sorolla's secrets: Oil painting workshop: Master of light

Saturday 6 April, 11am–4pm

Pigott Education Centre Foyer

Jo Lewis

Book  this workshop £65/£60 conc./£55 Members & Patrons - BOOK TICKETS

Book for both sessions £120/ £110 conc./£98 Members & Patrons - BOOK TICKETS

Paint vibrant light-filled landscapes inspired by the vitality of Sorolla

Artist Jo Lewis will guide you in techniques for oil painting, demonstrating how to paint quickly and spontaneously whilst maintaining fresh, exciting brushwork.

This one-day session includes a visit to Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light.

All levels welcome. Materials and brushes are provided.

Master of light is the first of two stand-alone oil painting workshops in the series Sorolla's secrets.

See also Sunlight and shadows on Saturday 13 April

Book both, and save.

Tutor's biography

Jo Lewis is an artist and National Gallery Educator. She has a particular interest in working outdoors, her practice focussing on the movement of water in the landscape. Jo trained at Edinburgh University, Leith School of Art, and the École des Beaux-Arts in Valence, France, and later studied under Maggi Hambling in London. Recent projects include a large-scale commission for Paris Baguette’s flagship store in Beijing, and in London, for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. During a Residency at Aldeburgh Festival in 2015 she made, ‘Four Seas’, which is now in the Royal College of Music’s permanent collection In September 2017, supported by the Arts Council, she was invited on a residency to south-west China. Jo teaches at the National Gallery and Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Image above: Detail from Joaquín Sorolla, 'Afternoon at the Beach in Valencia', 1904. Arango Collection / Archivo fotográfico BPS