Impressionism & Capturing Light – Still Life Painting

Art Workshop £35.00

Date: 17 January 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Online (Zoom)


Through the practice of painting a still life, participants will learn techniques used by impressionist painters and how to depict the fleeting nature of light.

We will start the session by looking at the role that light has played in art throughout the ages, followed by a painting tutorial, then on to painting practice.

* Open to all experience levels


  • Setting out; Preparing your surface, choosing a composition
  • Mapping light and dark values
  • Mark making
  • Colour theory
  • Acrylic painting techniques




The sessions will be hosted through Zoom.

Please download the Zoom app. If you haven’t zoomed before don’t worry, it’s not complicated. A little blue camera symbol will pop up on your phone, pad and laptop.

You’ll find the Zoom link for the sessions on the booking ticket AND I will send you the link via email that will take you directly to the sessions (no password required) on the day of the workshop.

I will start the session 15mins before the official start of the workshop. This will give us an opportunity to iron out any technical difficulties if there are any and have a chat



You’ll need a few basic materials for the course:

  • Still life set up. This can be a bowl of fruit or anything that inspires you!

Drawing Materials

  • Charcoal
  • Coloured chalk pastels
  • Paper
  • Board (so support your paper)
  • Eraser
  • Paper towels / tissue


Painting Materials

  • Acrylic paints (all primary colours plus black and white)
  • Brushes (variety of sizes)
  • Large brush for priming canvas
  • Canvas (A4 or bigger)
  • Palette knives
  • Tape
  • Palettes – Paper plates for acrylics or plastic lids would work
  • Rags or newspaper to wipe brushes
  • Comfortable old clothes to work in


  • Easel
  • Table cloth to protect table


Adults only workshop 18+ yrs

Tickets are non refundable


Any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch with Flora Ménager:

tel: 07379071336



Images: Beautiful works by previous class participants




Impressionism & Capturing Light– Still Life Painting
Sunday, January 17, 2021
1:00 – 4:00pm

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