Expressive Seascapes Painting Course


Course available 8th -10th September

Day 1: 

11-1pm: check-in at The Sands Hotel Margate (website)

1pm: Light lunch and introductory chat at The Sands hotel restaurant 

2.30pm Painting the sea on location. Studio/beach

This will include an introduction to capturing the vitality of the ocean up close. An expressive look at capturing movement, waves and energy. The tutorial will provide guidance on composition, colour selection and helping to develop each individual’s personal style. 

5-6 pm studio work: Turner Rothko and other seascape painters

6-7.30pm: Sunset from the rooftop bar. Capture a moment in time as the sun sinks down from the horizon and lights up the sky in a myriad of oranges and reds. 

8pm Dinner

Day 2:

9 am breakfast. 

10 - 12 People at play :

Location studio/beach. Gain an understanding of the human form and how to paint interaction between people. 

12 pm Visit to the Turner Gallery (if open) Otherwise to sketch the building in the context of the sea

1 pm Lunch 

2 pm Exploring the old town. An opportunity to sketch and paint in the town. Visit the famous bus shelter that inspired TS Eliot’s famous poem ‘The Wasteland.’ View the town’s art galleries.  

3 pm Return to the sea. Capturing a different mood. Storm versus tranquility. Incorporating people into the scene. 

5-6 Studio work

6–7.30 The roof of the world from the rooftop bar/balcony

8 pm dinner 

Day 3: 

9 am breakfast and morning session to finish work. Departure by 12.30 am


NB accommodation and breakfast included. All other meals and refreshments at extra cost. 

Because all outdoor painting is weather dependent the agenda may be subject to change.

Tutor: Linda Chapple 

Linda has a fun and relaxed approach to art and believes in bringing out each individual’s style no matter what their ability. She runs art courses in Kent, Spain and in France.

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