Let’s paint! – Bring out the artist in you!

For anyone with a creative urge now is the perfect time to pick up the paint brush and get painting. A new studio in Marbella is offering classes in all styles of painting for all levels of ability. Caroline Hulse, a well established artist in the UK and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, has brought her painting school to Marbella, hoping to create the same kind of interest in artistic expression that has worked so well for Joe Daisy, her school in England. “We have been running very successful workshops for the past six years in the UK, getting people into painting and bringing them up to a reasonable standard very quickly, so they can see the results of the course immediately.” Attracted to the warmer climate, ideal painting conditions and laid back atmosphere of Marbella, and the prospect of a new challenge, Caroline launched her new art school in the heart of Marbella opposite the Black Box Theatre in what is becoming known as the ‘art centre’ of the town. Open seven days a week, the studio is open to anyone to drop in and start learning any of the many techniques that Caroline teaches. “I structure the week around different themes, so Monday is for drawing, Tuesday for landscapes and so on,” Caroline explained. “Once someone has learned the basics they can then come in and use the studio as their own space to practice for a reasonable monthly fee or just use the studio on an hourly basis.”

The studio in Marbella is immediately inviting and welcoming and the walls are covered with the fruits of students work. “We make sure that anyone coming in, no matter what their level, gets the best tuition to bring out the artist in them,” Caroline told me. “Whatever style they choose to learn, I can take them from beginner to master as quickly as possible.”

Estudio 61 are offering a Chispa reader the chance to win a painting day at the studio. Simply answer the questions below and email, text or post them with your name and contact details to: La Chispa painting competition, Aptdo 281, Coín, 29100, Málaga; email: info@lachispa.net; sms: 659 537 525

What town is Estudio 61 based in?
what is the name of her UK studio
what is the studio’s web site?

The prize winner would receive a painting day to be taken any week day from 10.0am to 4.0pm with lunch included. They could paint in oils, acrylics or watercolour. The prize would include all art materials. Prize to be taken before December 1st 2011.

Estudio 61
Tel: 672 296 074

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