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Painting courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Learn painting techniques with experienced tutors in oils, pastel, acrylic, watercolour, figure, portrait and landscape. Discover the joy of being creative with colour! Courses are offered for both experienced and beginner painters. Have you always wanted to learn how to paint (or at least learn technique)? Come and join a painting course, workshop or group and be inspired by expert painters as well as like-minded company.

The Art Workshop can be tailored around your stay at Pengwernydd. Non residents are very welcome. Enjoy an art workshop or painting holiday with me, Anita Woods, during a self catering holiday or short break here at our farm set in the tranquil and inspiring landscape of the Cambrian Mountains. This is the path to a new creative you. Our customers return time and time again. The workshops are ideal for relaxation and wellbeing or...
Next course on 18th November 2017
Spend a relaxing day festive making. Firstly we will spend a morning making a variety of felt and fabric flowers and decorate a willow heart, to make a stunning festive wreath for your home. Then we will block print and decorate a Christmas stocking. Followed by the fun and relaxing craft of dot painting, where we will create dot painted wooden decorations. The workshop will be held at the Supper Rooms at Hannahs at Seale-Hayne...
Next course on 5th November 2017
"Winter Landscape" wool painting course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £70 (materials included) 11am- 6pm. This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a painting using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool. This is an easy step by step workshop which is designed...
Next course on 25th November 2017
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture. You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture. Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre...
Courses run weekdays only - Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm. Contact Phil to book a time to suit you. During the workshop you will learn the techniques of encaustic wax painting. Phil will demonstrate and show you how to use this fantastic medium and you will produce several wax paintings which are yours to keep. By the end of the day you will be able to use the tools of encaustic wax painting to...
Next course on 15th November 2017
The workshops are taken with Pete Davies, Director of Renaissance Originals (Autentico Star Stockists) who has been working with specialist paint products since the 1970s. They take place on specified dates on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm. Course participants are shown how to revamp using shabby chic and basic furniture painting techniques with Autentico Vintage chalk paints and waxes. Stencilling techniques are also taught to those wanting to try these skills. Participants are asked to bring their...
Ideal introductory course for people who are new to silk painting or who feel they would benefit from revisiting the basics. On this silk painting workshop, you will learn about the different materials involved and then practise the techniques, leading to a finished silk painting to take home. A handout will cover everything you’ve been taught and enable you to go away with the confidence to carry on painting yourself. Courses takes place at my...
If you are tempted by encaustic art don’t be afraid to come and have a go. Whether you are a complete novice at artwork or are skilled in other mediums it doesn’t matter. On the day of your course you will be able to use my encaustic tools, wax and paper. This will give you an opportunity to see if you enjoy the art form before purchasing a kit. 

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Next course on 2nd December 2017
"Landscape with Red Robin" course with a professional Textile Artist Raya Brown . (Some experience in wool painting is necessary), £70 (materials included) 11am -6pm This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. You do not need to be an artist to achieve great results , however, some previous experience in wool painting is advisory. This...
Come along and learn the art of napkin decoupage. You will go away at the end of the day with a new skill (which will probably turn into a passion....) and a beautiful, unique, decoupaged wooden box which you can keep for yourself or give away as a present. Designs are extremely varied, from flowers, bees, butterflies and ladybirds, to cupcakes, biscuits, shells, beach huts, and fairies, pirates, footballs..... There are literally hundreds of designs,...