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

All workshops run from 10am to 4pm.    

Painting Workshop (Ref: PB.01)

Who is it for?
This is a good beginners’ workshop which will help you build confidence in your painting.

What is the workshop about?
You will be guided through the workshop, stage by stage with clear painting demonstrations and helpful visual display boards for reference.

You will learn about the different types of brushes and how to use them and how to combine paints with different mediums to create various paint effects. You will be shown how to improve your observational skills through the study of composition, perspective and focal points.

This is a studio based workshop.

What is provided?
All necessary equipment and materials (paint, mediums, paper and canvas), 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 two nights B&B) - £215  

Painting Techniques and Translation (Ref: PTT.01)

Who is it for?
This is an intermediate workshop; having mastered the basics it is now time to move on to more advanced techniques.

What is the workshop about?
Acrylic paint is very versatile and can be used in many different ways. In this workshop you will learn about under colours, how to blend colours successfully and how to create texture. You will have the opportunity to look at how other artists’ work to help you in developing your own style and translation of an image.

This is a studio and garden based workshop.

Please bring your own canvas, acrylic paints and brushes.  

What is provided?
Some specialised 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 two nights B&B) - £215

Exploring Mixed Media Painting (Ref: PEM.01)

Who is it for? 
This workshop is suitable for intermediates wanting a challenge and more experienced artists who want the opportunity to experiment with materials.

What is the workshop about?
You can get some exciting effects by combining acrylic paint with other mediums. In this workshop you will be shown how acrylic paint mixed with resist materials can produce infinite permutations of colour and texture. You will work on two paintings at a time, developing each with multiple layers of colour and techniques. There will be helpful visual display boards for reference and we will also look at other artists’ work.

Throughout the workshop you will be encouraged to be courageous in your approach to painting; to have vision and to use your imagination.  

This is a studio and garden based (weather permitting) workshop.

Please bring your own canvas/paper, acrylic paints and brushes.

What is provided?
One canvas, some specialised 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 two nights B&B) - £215

Relax & Paint Holiday Break (Ref: PRPB.01)

Who is it for?
The workshop is for anyone interested in painting and caters for all abilities.

What is the workshop about?
This is an opportunity to focus on improving your painting skills in a relaxing but productive break. You can work at your own pace on your own project, or we can help you choose a project from our various examples. Because of our small numbers you will have the option of either plenty of one-to-one tuition, or if you prefer, friendly guidance and helpful advice.

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

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

What you need to bring?
Your own canvases/paper, acrylic paints and brushes (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