John Pockett is a popular world-leading specialist in the art of Romani vardo-decorating. He's been colourfully painting Gypsy waggons for over 45 years - since the early 1960s. John's gained a wealth of wisdom as a well respected historian both in waggon history and in the intricate and skilful painting techniques involved. His "scrollful hands" are in greater demand than ever. He is also a leading historian and consultant on Romani waggons. Master of his craft, John is without doubt one of the "True Vardo Rai" of his generation.
John will be teaching you his secrets:-
The arts of lining, scrolling and graining
The art of goldleafing
The placing of decor on waggons
The traditional use of colour
A brief history of waggons and their painters.
(There will be several waggons on site.)
are limited to six people so that participants can receive individual attention.
2013 course price per person (pp):-
£100 pp per day - £300 pp for the full course of 3 days.
A booking fee (deposit) of £100 is required to secure a place,
remainder beforehand or on
arrival at Stiperstones.
Terms and conditions
John Pockett reserves the right to improve or modify the content and format of the course without giving prior notice. A deposit of £100 is payable on booking, with the remainder being payable either beforehand or on arrival at the course venue. Notice of cancellation should be received in writing at least 10 working days before the course commencement date, in which case a partial refund will be given if a payment has been made in full - however the deposit is not refundable to cover costs and losses. NO refund whatsoever will be issued if notification of cancellation is received within 5 working days of the course commencement date. If the course is terminated at any point due to any unforeseen circumstances, a refund will be made based on the number of remaining days.
JOHN POCKETT'S WAGGON SALES
Dealer in Quality Gypsy & Showman Waggons
for over 45 years.
Quality waggons for sale.
All enquiries telephone: 01743 791568
evenings only. Thank you.
Unique Master Class
Don't miss this rare opportunity to be taught by the legendary
one of the World's leading
John is running a 3-day painting course
at the attractive location of
Stiperstones, near Shrewsbury:
Courses for 2013
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