linda norris - painting and glass courses
oriel linda norris gallery
Telephone: +44 (0)1437 532580
You are a great teacher, managing to be both relaxed and quite disciplined simultaneously! Maggie and Andrew were perfect hosts, and I have raved about the whole thing to everyone I know since my return.
- Sam Russell, course participant, June 2012
The aim of the courses will be to explore landscape-based abstraction using mixed media. Incorporating things like wax, sand and plaster, you will free your technique and get to grips with texture. Tuition will be in mixed ability groups with numbers limited to a maximum of 8 participants to allow plenty of time for individual needs to be catered for. Photos from previous courses can be seen on my
Linda has a full current CRB check and is available to run workshops in schools and daycare settings as well as for private art groups on request.
Linda Norris has been working as a painter for 30 years. She trained in Fine Art at University College of Wales, Aberystywth and graduated in 1981 with a BA (Hons) Visual Art. She then worked in Wales and London developing her own work alongside working as a community artist and art teacher specialising in working with disadvantaged groups and people with particular special needs.
She moved to Pembrokeshire in 1993 to concentrate on her own painting and has since been developing her work as an emotional response to landscape. She has shown regularly at the Adam Gallery in Bath and London, and at New Academy Gallery. She opened her own gallery in Pembrokeshire, adjacent to her studio, in 1999 and since then has welcomed almost 4,000 visitors.
She is well known for her expressive mixed media landscape paintings and is currently working on a new series of work based on the human shaping of the landscape.
The extraordinary light and landscape of Pembrokeshire has inspired artists since Turner's day. The residential courses are based at
, which is a 4 Star accredited farmhouse and studio in a peaceful hamlet just off the A40 near Fishguard. Swmbarch has 3 gorgeous ensuite double/twin rooms overlooking the garden, and a large studio working area. Non-residential courses are based at my studio in Maenclochog. I can recommend reasonably priced accommodation locally if required.
July 20th - 21st 2013 - Non-residential Mixed Media Painting Course in Linda's Studio (introductory evening and 2 studio days) £250
October 18th - 21st 2013 - Autumn Painting Course at Indigo Brown (introductory evening and 2 studio days, 3 nights accommodation) see prices below.
Residential Course Costs
Residential single room (Indigo Brown) £460pp (includes welcome meal, introductory evening, 2 studio days, 3 nights full board accommodation in twin or double room)
Residential shared room (Indigo Brown) £420pp (includes welcome meal, introductory evening, 2 studio days, 3 nights full board accommodation in twin or double room)
Non-painting partner £260pp (includes welcome meal, introductory evening, 3 nights full board accommodation in twin or double room)
Non residential weekend £250 pp (includes welcome meal, introductory evening, 2 studio days and all lunches and tea and coffee)
Non residential day rate £125 pp (includes 1 studio day, lunch and tea and coffee)
For non-residential courses at my studio I can recommend reasonably priced accommodation locally
Delicious lunches will be provided by chef, Andrew Brown. All food will be organic and locally produced where possible. Any special dietary requirements or preferences will be catered for. Lunch, teas and coffee will be provided for everyone.