Painting Workshops with Kirstie Cohen:

Kirstie offers workshops which include demonstrations, discussion and a unique opportunity to learn first hand from one of Scotland’s leading landscape painters. Suitable for amateur enthusiasts and professional artists.

Kirstie Cohen is one of Scotland’s leading landscape painters and runs classes in composition, perspective, line, structure, tone and colour. Taking sketches to another level by utilising colour theory and techniques for working with acrylic and oils. Learn how to transfer compositions onto canvas. Her painting workshops guide you through various processes for exploring techniques to realise your ideas.



NEXT WORKSHOP: at Tantallon Studios North Berwick – 

LANDSCAPE – MIXED MEDIA: 2 Day workshop – Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October 2019 – Cost £120  – Max 8  


NEXT WORKSHOP – LANDSCAPE IN MIXED MEDIA –  Kilmorack Hall – near Beauly – 26th and 27th October 2019   –  Cost £60 per day

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided throughout the weekend.

‘ Working in a series of small scale panels on board, the student will create as many images as possible in a variety of mixed media and oil paint if preferred, with an emphasis on colour and variety of mark making.

I will demonstrate the components that are needed to create a successful art work and different ways of making effective and dramatic statements.

On the second day student can choose to develop their ilassdeas on a larger format board, experimenting with scale and perspective.

This will be an absorbing and fun filled experience with an outcome of wonderful images from the imagination, and direct sources of reference, to enjoy and build from.’


You will require:

  • Sketch book
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • ACRYLIC PAINT – Cadmium Red, Crimson, Yellow, Prussian Blue, White and Black (Phalo Blue, Phalo Green, Alizarin Crimson, Paynes Grey, Ultramarine if you have them. )
  • Assortment of brushes, pallet knife
  • plant spray
  • sponge
  • Any coloured pastels, pencils, pens etc. you have.
  • Pastic container with lid
  • Kitchen Roll
  • Water containers e.g. 2 large jars or tubs
  • Pallet (any old piece of plastic or Perspex will do )

Soft cotton rags (e.g old T shirts)

Smooth MOUNT BOARD ( NOT canvas board)

Cut into 8 A4 sheets plus 2 sheets approx 70 x 50cm

It is recommended that you go to your local framers if you have one and ask them to give you any small mount board off cuts -as they usually throw them away.

Assortment of photos, scrap magazine cuttings, collage materials e.g. tissue paper, coloured paper etc.