Charles Evans has been painting all his life as well as earning his living in many other ways. He is now a full-time artist and demonstrator for Winsor Newton. As well as workshops in his studio at home in Northumberland, he travels the country teaching and demonstrating at painting societies, Patchings Art Festival and the NEC. Charlie (as he is known to everyone) believes that everyone can paint and he is adept at demystifying the process by showing step by step how a painting is produced. The class paints along with him absorbing tips and techniques along the way. Charlie also has a range of inexpensive books to reinforce his methods.
Aspiring artists of all abilities are welcome at his classes and he will paint to the ability of each group. It s amazing to see that at the end of a session, with everyone following the same steps, all the paintings are subtly different.
Charlie uses only 4 brushes: a 1 washbrush, a flat, a no.8 round and a no 3 rigger brush. You don t need to use these exact brushes, just bring what you have. Similarly with paints, just bring what you normally use. If you wish to buy any colours or brushes on the day, Charlie carries a small shop with materials at greatly reduced prices.
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