Tuition & Testimonials

DAY & WEEKEND COURSES BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS AT THE
BEVERE GALLERY
- BEVERE LANE, WORCESTER, WR3 7RQ.
Bevere Art Gallery Worcester

Valerie is a well-known artist of flora and fauna. An enthusiastic teacher, sheholdsthese small friendly workshops in the Stable Studio at Bevere Gallery. There is a maximum of six students of all ages attending the workshops with a minimum age 18 years. These workshops are designed to help the keen but hesitant student get started with the basics of watercolour and drawing and also for those who have some knowledge of the basics and would like to improve their skills.

Valerie Briggs WorkshopValerie will teach you her techniques in watercolour, drawing and pastel setting projects to explore these mediums for a number of weeks during the term. She is happy to help you with the subject of your choice if you do not wish to follow a set subject or project.

Valerie always has a small supply of discounted art materials for sale and provides reference material for the workshops, but will send a detailed list of drawing/painting materials upon request.

Unfortunately the workshops are currently unsuitable for disabled people who cannot use stairs.Valerie Briggs Workshop

Each workshop runs from 10am – 4pm with a break for a light lunch in the gallery café (included in the price). The cost of a day workshop is £44 per day with a 10% discount for 4 or more days booked.

Special rates are available for group bookings which can be booked on any day the gallery is open during the year, the price includes lunch and refreshments - minimum of 4 - max 6 Students.Valerie Briggs

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Full prepayment is not required, however a deposit of 50% per course should be sent with your booking form please. This payment will reserve your place for you and is non refundable. The balance is payable on the day. A receipt and travel directions will be sent to you by return of post.

If a class has to be cancelled due to it being under subscribed or the tutor is ill (or you yourself become ill) you will be offered an alternative date.


"Hi Valerie, Thank you for a most interesting and stimulating day, I learnt a lot and am looking forward to my next class".
Louise

"Everyone enjoyed the class and the food".
Sue Austin

Bevere Gallery Workshops 2017

February Weds and Thurs
1st and 2nd
8th and 9th
15th and 16th
22nd and 23rd

March Weds and Thurs
1st and 2nd
8th and 9th
15th and 16th
22nd and 23rd

October Weds and Thurs
4th and 5th
11th and 12th
18th and 19th
25th and 26th

November Weds and Thurs
1st and 2nd
8th and 9th
15th and 16th
22nd and 23rd


BESPOKE
SMALL GROUP/SINGLE WORKSHOPS
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Valerie Briggs at Work in The Stable Bevere Gallery Cafe Garden
 
Lovely to welcome Professional British Wildlife artist Valerie Briggs and her students back to The Stable in the Bevere Gallery Cafe garden.


PLEASE CONTACT VALERIE DIRECT TO BOOK BEVERE WORKSHOPS

Workshop Tiger Valerie Briggs

Two day workshops at The Sandpiper Studios, Ledsham, The Wirral -
www.thesandpiperstudio.co.uk

2 day workshop creating a tiger portrait in watercolour
Friday 5th and Saturday 6th of May, 9.30am – 4.30pm £130 including lunch and refreshments

 

 

Valerie Briggs Workshop Sandpiper Studio Workshop

2 day workshop Long Tailed Tits in watercolour
Friday 29th and Saturday 29th of September, 9.30am – 4.30pm £130 including lunch and refreshments


 

 


Nature in Art - 2 Day Workshop 18th and 19th of August at Nature in Art,Gloucestershire
- www.natureinart.org.uk

Nature in Art 2017 Workshop

 

Day 1 creating 3 different backgrounds wet into wet and directional washes in watercolour for hedgerows/woodland, loch and mountains and reeds/water and sky.

Day 2 How and where to superimpose silhouettes of birds, animals and a little detail to create finished paintings.






ART SOCIETIES AND GROUPS - DAY WORKSHOPS WITH VALERIE BRIGGS FOR BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS IN WATERCOLOUR, PENCIL AND PASTEL

PRICES:
Travel is included in the fee
Under 60 (total mileage) miles £175 - £200 per day
Over 60 miles £250 - £300 per day

TWO DAY WORKSHOPS – WEEKDAYS OR WEEKEND
Fee £500 (including all expenses) fee can be negotiable for smaller groups
Distances under 75 miles (one way) the fee is £400 for the weekend.
Valerie runs workshops covering various techniques in watercolour, pencil and pastel. These are tailored to suit all levels except absolute beginners. Valerie enjoys teaching beginners but prefers to hold separate days to cover the basics of a medium.
Because the day is usually run from 10am to 4pm the subject or technique has to be specific and Valerie recommends that only one is covered so the following subjects give you an idea of what, from experience, she feels can be comfortably achieved during the day.
Valerie Briggs Group Workshop
WATERCOLOUR
Wet into wet backgrounds.
Basic fur technique, eyes, ears and noses.
Basic feather technique.
Skies
Water

DRAWING AND PASTELS
Valerie teaches her drawing techniques in separate workshops using pencil, graphite and coloured pencil hard, soft pastels and pastel pencils to create fur and feather details, flora and fauna and landscapes.