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Learn to paint Sand Dunes Workshop with Ben Goymour
Learn to paint Sand Dunes Workshop with Ben Goymour

Sat, Apr 06

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Colchester

Learn to paint Sand Dunes Workshop with Ben Goymour

Learn to paint Sand Dunes with Ben in a small group of like-minded individuals in a calm and relaxed environment. Perfect for complete beginners to novice artists, this event is open to anyone over 18. Includes all materials and a light lunch and refreshments.

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10am - 4pm Colchester

Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM GMT+1

Colchester, 21 Lexden Rd, Colchester CO3 3PT, UK

About the event

👨‍🎨Unlock your creativity and discover the therapeutic benefits of painting at our immersive workshop led by acclaimed artist Ben Goymour. Whether you've never picked up a paintbrush before or you're looking to expand your artistic skills, this workshop is designed for anyone aged 18 and over who wants to explore the world of painting.

What to Expect:

  • 🎓Expert Guidance: Join renowned artist Ben Goymour for an inspiring journey into acrylic painting. With his unique teaching style and years of experience, Ben makes learning to paint accessible and enjoyable for everyone.
  • 🚫No Experience Necessary: Don't worry if you've never painted before or if you've always considered yourself unable to draw a stickman. This workshop welcomes participants of all skill levels, offering a supportive environment for experimentation and growth.
  • 🛠️All Materials Provided: From canvases to brushes and paints, we've got you covered. Focus on unleashing your creativity while we take care of the logistics.
  • 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Small Group Setting: Enjoy personalised attention in a small group setting, allowing for plenty of individualised instruction and feedback. It's a relaxed and welcoming environment where you are made to feel comfortable and included.
  • ☯️Therapeutic Benefits: Immerse yourself in the meditative process of painting and experience the therapeutic benefits of creative expression. Whether you're seeking stress relief or simply looking for a new hobby, painting offers a soothing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
  • 🥪Light Lunch Included: Recharge with a delightful light lunch featuring sandwiches, cake, tea, coffee, juice, and water, provided during the workshop.
  • 💬Q&A Session: There will be dedicated time at the end of the session to ask Ben anything and further discuss techniques, inspiration, or any other questions you may have.

About Ben Goymour:

Ben Goymour is a highly respected artist with a passion for teaching and inspiring others through art. A former Army Commando, Ben's journey into the world of art began unexpectedly after being inspired by his frequent hiking trips to the Lake District. Ben wanted a piece of art for his home to capture how he felt when he was on the fells. Unable to afford a painting from a gallery and unable to find something that quite matched the feeling he wanted to capture, Ben decided to teach himself how to paint! This decision marked the beginning of his remarkable artistic journey, an obsession and fast became his own self-made therapy from PTSD and OCD.

Today, Ben is a self-taught full-time artist whose work is sought after by collectors. His mastery of oil and acrylic painting, particularly in capturing the beauty of seascapes and landscapes in a realistic but modern unique style, has garnered widespread acclaim. Ben has also curated a learn-to-paint-at-home tutorial package, which is selling worldwide from his website and is often a guest teacher at schools and collages. Additionally, Ben is a supplier and ambassador for Daler-Rowney paint products, which are supplied in the tutorial packages.

Beyond his artistic pursuits, Ben is a passionate advocate for mental health, particularly for Veterans struggling with PTSD. He supports the charity Phoenix Heroes PTSD Veteran Support and uses his art to raise awareness of the cause. Ben is also an Ambassador of the brand new Armed Forces Business Centre and runs regular workshops for Veterans, serving military personnel, Bluelight members and their Families. Ben firmly believes in the therapeutic power of art and has experienced firsthand how it can provide solace during difficult times. His famous quote, "Art is the best therapy you can lose yourself for years, if more people did art the world would be a better place," encapsulates his belief that art has the potential to transform lives.

In line with his mission to spread the power of art, Ben offers a range of services, including original oil paintings, commissions, prints, one-to-one tuition, online tutorials, school workshops, and group workshops. His tutorials and workshops are designed to equip individuals with the tools and confidence they need to embark on their own artistic journey and discover the joy of artistic exploration.

Accessibility Note: Please be advised that there is no disabled access at the venue due to it being a listed building and toilets are upstairs. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Date & Time: Saturday 6th April, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Venue: SAINT MARY's HOUSE, 21 Lexden Rd, Colchester CO3 3PT, UK(Note: Please be aware that there is no disabled access at the venue. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.) 

Parking: Off street free parking available a few doors down at 19 Lexdon road in thr drive way of ILC Colchester CO3 3PW (International Lanuage Cenrte)

Investment: £99

Don't miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and experience the joy of painting in a supportive and welcoming environment. Reserve your spot today!

For inquiries email Ben at ben@bengoymour.com today

Tickets

  • Painting workshop with Ben

    Learn to paint a landscape with Ben. All materials provided to paint your own masterpiece to take away. Light lunch and refreshments included, however, unfortunately we can't cater for special diets so please feel free to bring your own lunch. Free parking available 100m walk from the property.

    £99.00
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