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Teaching art and seeing the pleasure it gives is one of the great enjoyments of my life. Do have a look at the workshops I am currently giving and if you want anything not there please contact me.  I also give 1 to 1 tuition if that suits you better.

Many of these workshops are carried out at the Corn Exchange Newbury, or The Base, Greenham.
Afternoon Art - Beginners
Afternoon Art - Improvers
Perfect for novices to learn new techniques.
Improve your skills in a relaxed, friendly and sociable atmosphere with guidance from Base resident artist Richard Francis Bellin.
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Develop your own art style and learn essential painting techniques in these classes for intermediate painters and artists.
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Private Tuition
Whether a beginner or an experienced artist, gain new skills and refine your painting technique with guided tuition from resident Base artist Richard Francis Bellin.
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Life Drawing
Life drawing is the traditional discipline of working from the (usually) naked body.  Teaching as a group and encouraging individualism enjoy this immensely rewarding experience, focusing on different aspects of observation each week. Everyone will be made to feel welcome and comfortable.
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Beginners oil painting
Throughout this 10 week course, you will learn the techniques and skills required to master oil painting and develop your own artistic practice.
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Beginners Contemporary Painting
Join Richard Francis Bellin to explore contemporary and experimental painting. Throughout this course you will experiment with different mediums and abstract techniques. With an insight into Richard’s own experimental style you will be guided to develop your own artistic journey.
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Plein-air Painting
Immerse yourself in the natural landscapes and experience painting in the open air.
Inspired by the work of Kurt Jackson, the course will take place at a different location each week, and you will explore new painting techniques to capture your surroundings.
Coming soon - Spring 2024
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