"We aim to make all our workshops relaxing, interesting, enjoyable and productive."

All workshops run from 10am to 4pm.   

Contemporary Still Life (Ref: DCSL.01)

Who is it for?
This workshop is for anyone interested in experimenting with materials and techniques to produce an imaginative still-life study and caters for all abilities from beginners to experienced artists.

The least experienced will learn about new techniques, whereas the more experienced artists will benefit from taking a fresh approach to this subject in a new, creative environment.

What is the workshop about?
We will be looking at various 20th & 21st century contemporary artists for an insight into how they interpret still life. There is a range of materials to choose from and different techniques to experiment with or learn. We will work with charcoal, pastel, coloured pencil and water colour pencil on different coloured papers. We will pay attention to scale, composition, positive and negative space, line and tone, pattern and texture, colour permutations, perspective, narrative and translation of a still life image. Our groups are small so you can have as little or as much personal tuition as you like. 

This is a studio based workshop.   

What is provided?
All materials, lunch and refreshments.

Prices

1 day workshop - £80
2 day workshop - £150
2 day workshop with one night  B&B - £185
2 day workshop with 2 nights  B&B - £215

Pen & Ink & Wash (Ref: DPI.01)

Who is it for?
This workshop is for all abilities. Pen and ink is a great medium for helping you develop your drawing skills. Drawing is one of the most important skills to acquire and maintain.

The least experienced will learn the basics of pen and ink techniques, whereas the more experienced artists will enjoy the benefit of taking a fresh approach to this subject in a new, creative environment.

What is the workshop about?
In this workshop we will look at different ink pens and mark making techniques. We will work on a variety of papers, initially in monotone and progress later to working in colour. There will be demonstrations and examples of work for reference. Once you have mastered pen and ink you can apply this medium to almost any type of artwork.

This is a studio based workshop. However, on the two day workshops we may venture outdoors (weather permitting).

What is provided?
All materials, lunch and refreshments.

Prices

1 day workshop - £80
2 day workshop - £150
2 day workshop with one night  B&B - £185
2 day workshop with 2 nights  B&B - £215

Relax and Draw Holiday Break (Ref: DB.01)

Who is it for?
This workshop is for anyone interested in drawing and is suitable for all abilities. It is an opportunity to relax in a new, creative environment designed to inspire a fresh approach to your drawing.

What is the workshop about?
You can bring along your own project to work on or choose from our various examples; we will encourage you to discuss ideas and options. You can work at your own pace and benefit from either our one-to-one tuition, or if you prefer, just our friendly guidance and helpful advice.

This is a studio based workshop. However, we aim to include some time outdoors, weather permitting.

Please contact us for more information so that we can discuss your requirements.

What is provided?
Some specialised materials, lunch and refreshments.

What you need to bring?
Your own drawing equipment and paper (please contact us to discuss your requirements)

Prices

2 day workshop - £150
3 day workshop - £225
2 day workshop with one night B&B   - £185
2 day workshop with two nights B&B  - £215 
3 day workshop with two nights B&B  - £285
3 day workshop with three nights B&B - £315

Further information

  • We are happy to offer bespoke workshops, in most disciplines, for small groups (2-8)
  • Maximum of 8 persons in any workshop 
  • Refreshments and lunch provided (using locally sourced products – special dietary needs can be catered for on request)
  • Discounts for non-painting partners when staying in our B&B
  • Discounts for group bookings (4 or more)
  • Accommodation for 2 and 3 day workshops available nearby if our B&B is fully occupied
  • There are various pubs and restaurants nearby where you can get an evening meal.
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Gift vouchers available   

Need more Information?

On our B&B – Double Suite, Twin Suite

Please contact us for more details and availability