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Adult Workshop | Landscape painting inspired by Ivon Hitchens


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We ask that you attend the workshop in comfortable clothes (some activity will be on the floor).

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Explore landscape through colour and brush strokes and create an abstract artwork inspired by Ivon Hitchens.

After looking at the paintings in the exhibition and discussing Ivon Hitchens’ Sussex-inspired work, we will look more closely at how he used colour and mark-making to interpret the landscapes around his home and in particular water.

Heading back to the studio, we will have the chance to experiment with colour and different mark-making techniques to create our own Hitchens-inspired painting.


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Artist Educator Jo Dowers:

I am a Sussex artist & since completing my Fine Art Painting degree in Leicester, I have continued to sketch & paint, exhibiting regularly in both group & solo exhibitions including having work selected & exhibited for the National Open Art exhibition & Community Arts exhibitions at Pallant House Gallery, my work is also being showcased on an ongoing basis at the Montague Gallery in Worthing & Seasons Studios, part of Worthing’s East Beach Studios.

Watercolour is my passion, inspired by landscapes & nature as well as the wonderful watercolour works of Turner, Dufy & Klee.

I also love experimenting with different techniques which is reflected in the more recent botanical watercolour & acrylic print pieces.

I run Creative Art Workshops in Arundel, Angmering, Midhurst & Denmans Gardens, Fontwell with the key focus on

exploring & experimenting with a variety of water-based media & techniques in a relaxed & friendly environment.

I have been a volunteer with the Community Arts at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester for a number of years & last year was delighted to be asked to join their team of Artist/Educators.

I have also recently been accepted to become a member of the Sussex Watercolour Society & look forward to exhibiting with them.