Cellos, Wellington Opera House with Marilyn Allis

Cellos, Wellington Opera House with Marilyn Allis

Experiment with watercolour and mixed-media to create a beautiful scene from the Wellington Opera House, in this live webinar with Marilyn Allis.


Thursday 23 May at 11am (BST)
Tickets: £15

Avoid including figures in your watercolour scenes? In our new series of webinars with experienced artist, Marilyn Allis, you'll learn how to tackle this often tricky subject. 

In this watercolour and mixed-media collage class, Marilyn will guide you through how to use a combination of mixed-media, including collage and watercolour, as you create a beautiful painting of cellos at the Wellington Opera House in New Zealand. You will discover new techniques and approaches to approaching your subject matter, including incorporating subliminal references that may not be obvious at first. Suitable for artists of all levels; Marilyn will provide lots of tips and advice to help you create loose impressionistic paintings without feeling overwhelmed or fiddling too much. The webinar will provide a supportive environment where you can experiment with different approaches, using paper for lights and darks or as a different type of canvas.

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Webinar information

  • The webinar will take place on Zoom and will last for approximately 1 hour including a Q&A session (these are approximate timings and may vary slightly).
  • Once you have registered for the webinar, you'll receive an email confirmation containing your link to join the webinar on the day, plus Marilyn's suggested materials list and reference photograph.
  • During the webinar, you'll have the opportunity to submit your questions and chat with fellow attendees using the Q&A and 'chat' buttons at the bottom of your screen. 
  • The webinar will be recorded and will be made available to all registered attendees the day after the live session, for a one month following the live webinar. 

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About Marilyn Allis

Marilyn Allis

Popular TV artist and overall winner of ‘Artist of the Year’ 1999, Marilyn Allis has featured on ‘Fraser & Friends’, ‘A Splash of Paint’ and other teaching programs. She was also a contestant in channel 4’s Water Colour Challenge series. Marilyn is the author of three books, including the best seller ‘People aren’t scary, really’; other titles include ‘Animals on the Loose’ and ‘Painting Dorset in water colour’. Marilyn has also created many DVD’s.

Marilyn loves to experiment with her painting, and feels there's always something to learn or be inspired by. There are so many ways to approach a painting and Marilyn tries not to have pre-conceived ideas, but to grow with the paintings, especially with acrylic and mixed media. As well as running her own workshops in her beautiful, newly refurbished studio on a working farm, in her county of birth Dorset, Marilyn also demonstrates and teaches for art groups throughout the UK and Europe, and on cruise ships, whilst being inspired by her travels.

Marilyn sells original artwork at affordable prices in a wide range of subjects; captured in a unique loose, impressionistic style, using big brush and strong tonal contrasts. Marilyn uses a wide range of media, for all tastes and occasions.

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