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Driftwood art & beach combing courses

Driftwood art and beach combing courses and workshops around the UK. Create rustic art and decor from the sea-washed flotsam and jetsam that washes up on our coasts. The coastline offers a bounty of textures and found objects to use in artwork.

£110
Berkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
Spend a whole weekend painting with Louise Gunnersen BA Hons. PGCE specialising in teaching adults. Louise Gunnersen and international colourist painter with many solo exhibitions in the u.k. and abroad. See more of my work via the website link above. Held in my Donnington studio on the edge of Historical Newbury Market Town. I have many years’ experience of teaching art and get joy from seeing my student produces lovely results. These oil painting workshops...
£60
North Yorkshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Come and join us for a day of creative fun and enjoyment with step-by-step tuition and practical demonstrations to help you design and create your own coastal cottage scene. Start by choosing a piece of wood for the base of your design. Then select your wooden cottages which are handmade from recycled timber and are ready to paint and personalise. Once the cottages are glued in place it's time to accessorise your scene with a...
£69
Essex - Next course on 15th June 2019
Join this one day collage, mixed media and print workshop at Old Bank Studios. This is an opportunity to take yourself back to a favourite destination – Along the Seashore! This course is about ‘playfulness’ and experimentation. We shall be working from images of on and around the seashore in terms of landscape, wildlife i.e. seabirds, plantlife, dogs and people, shells, seaweed and pebbles as our ‘starting point’. Using collage, we will bring it altogether...
£80
Dorset
This is a fun day course with great results. Learn how to make you very own whimsical harbour scene/ sculpture from driftwood and reclaimed materials in wonderful surroundings in a beautiful old barn in front of a huge log burner . Step by step tuition gives you great results to take home your very own miniature harbour . All materials provided including linen aprons, but if you have any reclaimed materials or driftwood we can...
£245
Pembrokeshire
Come and enjoy coastal foraging. Our bespoke breaks cater for small groups and special events. We host during the day and leave you to relax or party in your amazing accommodation in the evenings. Are you planning a hen event, come and make 'wild cocktails'! Or are you a group of walkers who would like to learn about the local plants and which you can pick and use yourself? Wonderful Jade has a wealth of...
£245
Pembrokeshire
A short break with a difference! Come and create your very own works of art. These breaks are great for small groups of friends or special events such as 'crafty hens'! Your lovely accommodation in a Georgian house overlooking the Teifi estuary in west Wales is yours for the duration, we just come in and host during the day, leaving you to relax or party in the evenings. Choose a 1 day or 2 day...
£276
Bute - Next course on 2nd August 2019
This course focuses on the coastal habitat of Great Cumbrae Island off the Ayrshire mainland. A range of habitats will be encountered and as the wildlife alters accordingly, you will be encouraged to incorporate the birds and mammals observed by way of animating your landscapes and bringing a narrative to the picture-making process. We will look at composition and the tonal qualities of your painting by way of bringing a stronger dimension to your work...
£510
Bute - Next course on 3rd June 2019
Join a 4 day landscape painting residential course in beautiful West Scotland. Based here on the Isle of Great Cumbrae, we have a range of stunning and beautiful coastal landscape subjects, including both rocky and sandy shorelines, with views across water to other islands including the mountains on the Isle of Arran. Also boats and some harbour scenery with interesting surrounding buildings. And above it all of course, the ever-changing, often dramatic Scottish skies! It...