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Colin Merrin

Open Studios 2018

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Open studios at Art Space, 27 Brougham Road, Portsmouth PO5 4PA on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June. Entrance free. There’ll be a warm welcome in studio 13A and possibly a drink. There’s no compulsion to buy but I’d appreciate your conversation and feedback. No tipping.

‘WORKING IN COLOUR’ workshop on Saturday March 24th. 11am – 4.30pm

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All abilities welcome. At the new Tennis Pavillion, Canoe Lake, St Helen’s Parade, Southsea PO5 9RG. £48 per person.

A mixed media workshop. I have some materials but please bring along your own including paper, canvas, board, oils, acrylics, watercolours, gouaches, pastels, charcoal, graphite, pencils, collage materials….pretty much anything you want to work with.

Call or text me on 07398 204967 or email me at

Life Drawing and Painting

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From  May 14th to June 18th, every Thursday evening from 7pm to 9.30pm at the studio (1st Floor, 114 Waverley Road, Southsea PO5 2PS).

£22 per session or £110 for all 6 sessions. Bring your own materials ( I have some paper)

Tea and coffee provided.

Please email if you’re interested in this course or any subsequent courses.

Open Studio and Painting and Drawing Workshops

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My studio is open from Friday 17th October through to Sunday 19th. With a bit of luck and good memory I’ll have some wine and possibly things to eat there, but more importantly, my paintings. Come along to First Floor Studio, 114 Waverley Road, Southsea PO5 2PS

I am running Wednesday evening workshops from the studio with 6 sessions running from November 12th, 19th, 26th, December 3rd, 10th and 17th from 7pm to 9.30pm. The cost is £22 per session. Bring your own materials. Call me on 07879 628602.