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Water, Light & Reflections in Watercolour

Joe Francis Dowden

17th - 21st June 2024


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Learn to paint water, light and

reflections in watercolour with Joe

Francis Dowden in Exmoor National

Park and the stunning North Devon


There are many stunning locations

including the River Barle and valley,

the harbour town of Lynmouth which

was called 'Little Switzerland' by the

Victorians Watersmeet and

Malmsmead where you will paint

cascading rivers, water, light and


He is good at one-to-one teaching and

has an ability to work alongside

beginners and get them painting

competently. He can also nurture more

advanced painters. His insights, tips

and techniques are often simple but

they are followed by amateurs and

professionals alike.

This course is part location and part

studio based. We will do sketching of

the River Barle nearby to the hotel and

visit places such as Malmsmead,

Landacre & Withypool. We will sketch

reflections, water, rocks above and

below the water, white water

cascading over rocks and a pack horse

bridge. We will come back to the studio

and produce completed paintings

under Joe's careful guidance.


Joe Francis Dowden


Mon 17th June


Fri 21st June


Exmoor National Park


Simonsbath House




Sketching & Painting

  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ