Be part of a small intimate group, where you are invited to enjoy, explore miniature painting. However, this is no ordinary miniature surface. We will use everyday objects around the house. This day retreat is open to all adults wishing to learn to paint with both watercolour and other media, and discover the joy of painting small objects. The day is split into two, painting small in the morning and larger in the afternoon.
A lovely retreat day for couples, mum and daughter day and friends alike. Create memories and enjoy special times together.
9.30am – Arrival refreshments
10.00am – 12.30pm
The day starts with refreshments. Followed by a short meditation, and experimental painting techniques. With an introduction to simple painting techniques and using additional products for texture effects. With amazing views across the autumn lake, you will find calmness as you discover the joy of creating. Create a simple piece of art in it’s miniature form. it is quite surprising how long it takes to paint something small.
12.30pm Buffet lunch including freshly baked cakes all prepared that morning by S.D.R.Catering
1.30pm Building on from the morning we will create our unique larger piece of art inspired by our surroundings. All materials
that you need for the day will be provided but please bring apron and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on them.
4.00pm Train ride depending on weather / or continue painting.
Included Parking costs, boat train ticket and all day tea and coffee and lunch
*Note Timings are flexible to accommodate the speed at which people work.
The retreat takes place upstairs at the activity centre at Rudyard Lake. However, there is a also a lift should you require it.
The nearest accommodation is at Rudyard Lake Hotel. For more information please click here
The nearest large towns to Rudyard Lake is Leek and Macclesfield.