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Linda H Matthews Art

Walking and Sketching in the Broads National Park 9 - 13 October 2017


Paint n Canvas Holidays in the Northern Broads
based at:
Hall Farm Cottages
Hall Farm, Horning,
Norwich NR12 8NJ

 Escape and be Inspired painting from Monday to Friday in the beautiful, peaceful Broads National Park. Staying on a bed and breakfast basis  at Hall Farm Cottages with views across the water garden to the River Ant, nearby St Benet’s abbey and the River Bure.

For those who enjoy walking and wish to record their impressions of the landscape, using the skill of the quick sketch.

Designed to develop skills on location, increasing your confidence, enjoyment and absorption of enough detail to develop future projects or the sketch as a finished piece.

Hall Farm Cottages are situated in the beautiful Norfolk Broads by the River Ant, the terrain is reasonably flat, with easy walking, though often damp under foot. The intention is to walk approximately 6 leisurely miles each day, stopping at intervals to sketch and discuss the inspirations of the scenes around us.

Each  day  includes group and individual demonstrations, tuition and critiques with  Linda. 
Prior painting or drawing ability is not required, just an enthusiasm to explore different approaches to sketching in the media of you choice.  
Small  groups  and  her  methods  of  teaching  mean  Linda  can  engage  mixed ability groups. 

She will encourage you to be inspired by your chosen subject, not to copy it.

Experienced painters are very welcome

Evening meals will be taken as a group at local hostelries close to Hall Farm

 About the Tutor:
    Working as a full time artist and tutor for over 16 years Linda is  inspired by everything around her, she prefers the freedom of painting from life, en plein air in the countryside, at home & abroad. Linda is founder of the UK’s first 4 day Plein Air Painting Festival “A Brush with the Broads”
    Her philosophy is "Wherever you look there is inspiration”. Her work is in private & corporate collections worldwide, and has been selected for exhibition at the Designer & Artists Copyright Society.
    A qualified tutor, Linda has written for Leisure Painter & led courses for Artist & Illustrator Magazine and is a Professional Associate of the Society of all Artist’s.  As well as her own workshops & holidays Linda is an associate tutor for the Field Studies Council at Flatford Mill & Epping Forest works with Shades of France. She has appeared in local & national press as well as on Radio & Television.

Only 8 painting places available in total

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Prior to Booking:

Please read terms & Conditions -  

Download Booking form and complete for each attendee

scan and email to linda(at)

or post to Linda Matthews Broads Skies Gallery Ludham Bridge

                                 Great Yarmouth Norfolk NR29 5NX England

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