BOOK A DOUG PURDON WORKSHOP
for your Art Association or Group.
When you book a DOUG PURDON WORKSHOP you'll be taking a step toward a
rewarding and enjoyable creative experience. Under the personal guidance of a
professional painter and sought-after teacher your members will have the opportunity to
observe and practice the methods that lead to success. Doug's workshops are informative
and interactive. He enjoys working with artists of all levels, using teaching methods that
allow each artist to work in their own style. Classes are limited to a maximum of 12
These are some of the workshops that Doug currently teaches. However he can also work
with you to provide a workshop that is tailored to the level and needs of your group.
CURRENT WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE
OIL PAINTING for the 21st CENTURY
Learn how you can use the exciting new mediums and pigments now available to the oil painter to
produce dynamic paintings in oils.
WATERCOLOUR FOR THE TERRIFIED
In this workshop you will learn how to become the master of watercolour and get it to do what
you want! You will experience new techniques and materials. That will give you the opportunity
to break free of traditional materials and experience a new world of watercolour.
GOUACHE is NOT a FOUR LETTER WORD
Discover new creative freedom in your watercolour painting by using Gouache to add drama and
spontaneity to your work.
TEN SHADES of GRAY
Walk on the gray side. Learn to see and think in values and use them to create tension and stength
in you paintings.
THE SECRETS of REALIST PAINTING
This workshop will teach you how to use photos, videos and sketches to produce a realistic
painting that is more than just a copy of a photograph but a dramatic work of art.
The MAGIC ENVELOPE and CONSISTENT ANGLE
Good drawing is the key to good painting. Learn drawing skills and compositional secrets that will
allow you to improve your painting skills.