Courses and days in the atelier to enjoy

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Courses and days in the atelier to enjoy

ART Classes

Try out day Try different art techniques day around a still life , oil, acrylic, pastel, charcoal (including materials and lunch) 45€

August 19th, October 4th

Develop your technique Work in the studio on figurative drawing and painting with your choice of materials – charcoal, pastel, and oil and acrylic. Half day sessions. Thursdays and Saturday mornings. starting October 6 , fortnightly 20€ per session (three and a half hour) 15€ per person if more than 4 people

Portraits Three day portrait course September 15th, 16th and 17th 150€ including midday lunch and model. Understand structure, form, volume and including some free expression.

Life drawing with a model, short and long poses Oct 9, 23 Nov 6, 20 Dec 4, 17 three hour session, minimum 5 people 20 Euros per session *booking in advance necessary

Karina Knight www.karina-knight.com Anglars Juillac 46140 telephone 06 76 87 91 73

stages et atelier 2018

Cours d’art

Différentes techniques Essayez différentes techniques d’art autour d’une nature morte, huile, acrylique, pastel, fusain (matériaux et repas inclus) 45 €

19 août, 4 octobre

Développez votre technique Travaillez en studio sur le dessin figuratif et la peinture avec votre choix de matériaux – fusain, pastel, huile et acrylique. Les jeudis et samedis matins. à partir du 6 octobre, tous les quinze jours 20 € par session (trois heures et demie) 15 € par personne si plus de 4 personnes

 

Portraits Cours de portrait de trois jours les 15, 16 et 17 septembre 150 € comprenant le déjeuner de midi et le modèle. Comprendre la structure, la forme, le volume et inclure une certaine liberté d’expression.

Modele vivante Avec des poses courte et longue. Oct 9, 23 Nov 6, 20 Dec 4, 17 session de trois heures, minimum 5 personnes 20 Euros par session * réservation à l’avance nécessaire

instagram and autumn

As I am sitting in the exhibition I have some time on my hands and I have opened an instagram account and organised the dates for the autumn courses in my studio, These are one days practise either paint or a 3 hour session of drawing. It is in my studio in the Lot,  if you want to know the details please contact me.

I will have to see about the instagram – a new world open up!

Haras, near Lectoure

The inspiration for this painting was a visit two years ago to the Haras of a friend, there was all the paraphernalia of riding, horses and family in a lovely stone building. The life was both inside and outside, the light outside beckoned…..

Exhibition at Belaye 46140 South West France and I’ll be there every Sunday afternoon plus during the masterclasses in the church. An excellent afternoon out.

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Stage et Cours

pastel course august in the atelier

louvain light


Pastel colour course for débutantes and the experienced
languages french and English
Dates: pm monday 14th August 2-00 18,30
all day 15th august 9,30 – 17,00
all day 16th august 9,30 – 17,00
Content : tonal values, tonal values of colours, using line and block colour, briefly covering perspective and geometry of a painting, drawing first, using the background colour, building the picture.
Possible subjects; interior, castle exterior, village scene, still life
Bring: your pastels (60 – 80 including some good darks) mostly soft pastels, soft rubber, sketch pad, pencils, a pastel block sketch book 30 x 40 maximum, camera, a portable easel if you have one ( let me know if you do not). Portable seat optional,
Cost of course 150€ including apero monday and lunches tuesday and wednesday
Stay in the light airy rooms of this traditional stone lotois house, eat in the garden adjoining the chateau and relax in the large salon surrounded by art and art books. Bring a partner. Stay longer. Ride bikes, paint the fabulous surrounding area, swim in the river, soak up the history.
See http://www.karina-knight.com/bb/
If required bnb including breakfast and transport to a restaurant or use of the kitchen in the evening or evening meal @ additional 13€
room 45 – 60 € per night please discuss ( 15% discount for more than two nights)

8 students maximum, 4 minimum

mysterious alley

In Albi, there is an alleyway where you tread in the steps of many who went before. I was glad there was electric light as well as daylight, an interesting space and atmosphere to experience. I love all the different textures and the many directions the light comes from.
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This is a small oil on board 40 x 30 cm.

teaching at the studio

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The classes have started with laughter and enjoyment and we have covered working with tone and disciplining the line. It is a haven of peace and concentration away from the madness of the world! Please contact me if you want to come along. Thursdays are possible.

who buys: statistics

Just for fun thought I’d analyse my sales over the last 7 years.
Of course I only know the clients that I have personally been involved with. Information on those who buy the paintings that are sold through galleries is very sketchy, but I have included what I know. One interesting phenomena is that someone who buys one often becomes a collector, which is really wonderful. This year someone bought five, a couple bought six, someone added a third to their collection. Most usually it is a ‘coups de couer’ when someone was not thinking of buying but spontaneously wants to own a painting they fall in love with. The prices have ranged from from 120€ to 2000€.

French buy the most (not surprisingly as I exhibit in France)
British come a close second ( again my contacts are mostly Britsish and we have a lot of British tourists in the Lot)
Americans are next, about half the number of British ,sales are through galleries mostly
The other larger group are Dutch clients
In single figures their are Danish, German and Belgiums and a gentlemam from Kuwait