Your Tutor

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Andy Russell (B.Ed) is a professional painter and painted effects artist who has taught art in schools and in Adult Education. Andy has exhibited in the UK, Spain and the US and is the lead tutor at Painting in Spain. He works in acrylics and emulsion to create strong portraits and landscapes and uses oils from time to time. Andy also paints murals, trompe l’oeil, marbling and graining etc of which he has extensive experience. He is also conversant with oils and the basics of watercolour.¬†Andy is inspired by images and opportunities that everyday present themselves in Andaluc√≠a.

His experience tells him that everyone can paint or draw, often in spite of themselves. His objective is to improve students confidence and technique, regardless of their starting point and to help you have lots of fun along the way.

So, if you are looking for a new interest or you need the time to focus or improve on an existing skill, this is the place to be. You really do not have to worry if you are “good” enough. Like any skill painting and drawing can be taught and learnt. Andy’s relaxed and constructive teaching method is perfect for bringing out the best in people and helping them to develop confidence in their own style.

To see examples of Andy’s paintings and those of his students go to the Gallery pictures by Andy Russell

Email us: helen@paintinginspain.co.uk