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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...
Lancashire - Next course on 10th January 2018
This class will get you started in painting with watercolours. You will be guided by our guest Art Instructor and you will learn brush stroke techniques with emphasis on understanding/experiencing colour composition, value and design impact. Course is every Wednesday for 6 weeks 2-4pm and is total £60 To book tel 07719003799 (card payments can be taken over the phone)
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th January 2018
"Beautiful Felted Rose" course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £55 (materials included) 11am-3pm Make a beautiful felted rose during this enjoyable and relaxing workshop. Learn how to make a complex 3D seamless flower which you could wear as a brooch or attach to a bag or a hat. Explore wet felting techniques and processes as well as experiment with various fibres and colours. All in one workshop! Enjoy the fantastic experience of creating handmade...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
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...
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,...
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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S Yorkshire - Next course on 21st January 2018
Our furniture painting course is taught by Gillian Blanshard, an expert in the field who has been successfully buying and selling painted furniture for over 30 years. The course is situated within our beautiful barn in Hooton Pagnell. You will learn how to prepare the furniture, paint using Craig & Rose chalk paint and wax (distressing optional), then take your creation home. Half way throughout the course, we'll take a 45 minute break to enjoy...
Worcestershire - Next course on 21st January 2018
"Fields with Red Poppies" painting with wool fibres course taught by a professional Textile Artist Raya Brown . (Suitable for absolute beginners) £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. This step by step workshop designed for you to...