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Painting with an artist on a narrow boat

Painting with an artist on a narrow boat

Duration:6 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am an established artist exhibiting locally and nationally in the uk. I am known for my atmospheric luminous paintings of the Norfolk coast. I am a graduate of the prestigious Chelsea School of Art.

What we’ll do

You will be be introduced to the studio aboard my floating home studio, the equipment and the materials that we will be using. I will demonstrate my unique approach and thinking on creating an atmospheric landscape through a series of exercises. Then you will follow the same exercises with my guidance to paint your own atmospheric landscapes. You will go home with my demonstration painting and…

What else you should know

A modest level of fitness is needed for balance aboard the boat and standing at the studio easel to paint

What I’ll provide

Coffee, Juice, Tea and Water
Tea and coffee and cold drinks provided with a selection of biscuits.
Creative supplies
All equipment and supplies that you will need on the day to create your own paintings.

What to bring

packed lunch
apron or clothes that you don't mind getting paint on
slippers for inside the boat

Where you'll be

We will meet in the historic City of Ely on the river front outside the Cutter Inn and take a short riverside walk upstream along the River Great Ouse to my floating studio. You will have the chance to paint with a view over Middle Fen which has a wildlife status that is home to protected species of plants and birds. In a typical day Herons and Kingfishers are active along the river.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 1 guest ages 18 and up can attend. All levels of experience welcome

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

A modest level of fitness is needed for balance aboard the boat and standing at the studio easel to paint

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