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Mullion Cove Hotel Cornwall
Mullion Cove Hotel Cornwall

Pen and Wash Painting Breaks

Mullion Cove Hotel is delighted once again to host a four night ‘Pen and Wash’ Painting Break organised and hosted by accomplished and well known Somerset artist and retired architect Tony Haskell.

Pen and Wash has been an accepted part of artist repertoires for centuries and offers a popular painting method suitable for beginners, allowing you to create exciting pictures quickly.

Date Planned:

Monday 22nd September 2014 for 4 nights


Please note non-painting partners, are also most welcome


Prices for all the courses:

Room Type Single Occupancy Two Painters One Painter and one non painting partner
Premier £820 £1324 £1188
Sea View £740 £1180 £1060
Partial Sea View £660 £1036 £932
Standard £580 £892 £804

Price includes: Personal daily tuition by Tony Haskell, evening presentations and discussions, welcome drinks reception, dinner bed and breakfast for 4 nights and VAT.

Price does not include: Transport to Painting Venues on the Lizard chosen by Tony Haskell as subjects to paint en plein air. Guests are required to arrange their own transport in their own vehicles with car share on location a popular option.


Course Information

Tony Haskell will give tuition in a small group of just 12-14 painters.

Recommended materials to bring with you:

There are three main types of watercolour paper available, hot press, not and rough.  Tony suggests you use the middle range, ‘NOT’, which can be bought at any art suppliers in spiral bound pads containing around 12 sheets of 140lb (300gsm) plus ideally, a sketcher’s watercolour pocket box containing about 12 pans with ideally a thumb ring for ease of use when painting outside.

You will also need at least three brushes, preferably sizes 12, 8 and 4 and a waterproof ink pen with my preferred pen being a Pilot DR Drawing Pen in 0.3, 0.5 and 0.8 tips.