photo of a messy watercolour palette
6 May 2017

'Seeing as a flattened surface' 1-day Workshop with Paul Gildea NEAC

The aim of his intense one-day workshop will be to focus on seeing the world as a flattened surface, to appreciate how every form and shape fits into every other, and getting the right colours in the right place.There will be a life model in the main room and a couple of still life set ups to work from in the smaller space. The model will hold a sustained pose. As space is restricted this event will be capped at 16 students [10 in the main room and 6 in the smaller space] - students may either spend time on each subject or stay with one for the duration. This can be discussed with Paul on the day. The day will conclude with a short plenary session.

About your tutor: Paul Gildea has 35 years teaching experience. He is currently a part-time tutor at Kensington & Chelsea college and Heatherley's Art School. He paints directly from life, finding an objective reality combined with a psychological insight, studying his family, friends,and nearby cityscape.


Mall Galleries Learning Centre
London SW1


£55.00 for the day.

There is a 10% discount for Friends of the New English and students with an appropriate student number booking online. If you are a student you will be asked to provide your Student ID at the workshop. If you are eligible for a discount please email stating which discount you are eligible for and you will be emailed a special code to use when booking your tickets.

Dates & times

Saturday 6 May 2017
10:30 – 16:00 


Students may work in any medium they wish ie - oil, watercolour, acrylic or gouache. Any canvas supports should be restricted to 24ins in their largest dimension.A selection of drawing media ie - charcoal, pencil, crayon would be useful for preparatory studies. Some drawing paper will be provided if needed.

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