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EXPERTISE
Art Instructing
Artist
Arts & Crafts - (see also separate listings)
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH:
BIOGRAPHY
Chris Tatam is a watercolour artist and in addition has been taking part in the craftsmanship of egg shell painting and decorating since 1989.​

He has been teaching watercolour art classes throughout the United kingdom and on many different cruise liners (Cunard, Azumara, Fred Olsen) for a number of years, delivering fun and supportive classes; from learning basic skills through to advance techniques, complete with demonstrations and full group tuition.

He has a wide range of experience and knowledge in the painting of landscapes and seascapes, using the mediums of watercolour, oil and acrylics.​

More recently he has adapted his painting abilities into other art & crafts that incorporate a range of materials from decoupage and enamel to create Faberge style eggs using real eggshells popular at easter and on baltic cruises.

Chrisís work has received many awards and prizes over the years including a 1st at the National Eisteddfod of Wales and a highly commended at the Crafters Guild of Great Britain.​

To date his work has been promoted and published across various mediums and received positive appraisals form both guests and cruise lines

Primarily, Chris is self-taught and was inspired and encouraged by his grandparents from a young age, who were both acclaimed artists.​

Chris currently resides between Orlando Florida and Wales U.K on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, where he has undertaken many seminars and exhibitions of his work. He is proud of his Welsh heritage and takes a lot of inspiration from the natural scenery of his homeland.

Click here to visit Chris's website >> www.christatam.com

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Watercolour Art & Craft instructor

Painting and craft classes are all about getting together and being welcoming and inspirational; from learning basic skills through to advance techniques, complete with demonstrations and full group tuition.

The classes are designed to be suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced painter and crafter. Each class is structured with a daily project that can be itinerary inspired to create memorable and unique pieces of artwork, all set in a fun and supportive environment.
CRUISE HISTORY / EXPERIENCE
Many years experience in teaching watercolour art on a wide variety of different cruise liners inc. Cunard, Fred Olsen & Azamara each have achieved very positive and supportive feedback. In addition I have recently been teaching Egg Craft (creating Faberge style eggs) that has proven very popular on Baltic cruises. www.christatam.com