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Paint Rivers, Streams and Canals in Watercolour

Rob Dudley

25th - 29th June 2023


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Join Rob & Sian Dudley on this unique

opportunity to receive tuition from

either one of them or to draw on the

wealth of knowledge from both of


We will spend some time out on

location gathering information through

observation, sketches and

photographs which will then be

developed into full blown paintings in

the studio. Some of this time will be

spent out in the grounds of the hotel

with the landscaped gardens including

the lake with reflections and the

stream which runs through a group of

trees giving interesting play of light

and shade.

We will also get out in the countryside

and paint along the Brecon and

Monmouth Canal at places such as

Goytre Wharf and/or Govilon Wharf as

well as Keepers pond on the edge of

the Brecon beacons with views of

Sugar Loaf mountain near

Abergavenny and Pen-y-Fan in the

Brecon Beacons giving plenty of

variety of painting subjects.

Rob & Sian are both skilled in all aspect

of watercolour and can help you

achieve your goals. On this Rob will

focus on his passion for the broad

brush techniques of landscapes and

Sian will show you to focus on closer

subjects by putting in detail into the

smaller parts of the subject matter.

Rob will show you tricks for getting the

amazing effects of water, light and

reflections so you get the most from

your painting. With his enthusiastic

approach he will teach you many tips

and techniques through

demonstrations and plenty of one-to-

one teaching. He will show you how to

simplify scenes with the use of tone

and colour.

Sian approaches each person's needs

at a highly individual level and is

perfectly happy working with

beginners as well as more experienced

painters who feel in need of new

inspiration to make more progress.

Her interest in the exciting properties

of watercolour lends itself to an

approach that encourages students to

discover when to control the medium

and when to allow its freedom.


Rob Dudley


Sun 25th June


Thu 29th June


Usk Valley


Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel




Sketching & Painting

  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ