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Watercolour painting courses, workshops and classes. Improve your watercolour techniques and skills using pigments suspended in water. Learn the art of watercolour painting and follow in the footsteps of Paul Klee, Edward Hopper and the great 'Painter of Light' J.M.W Turner.

I am planning on setting up monthly art classes for beginners. These will run on a Saturday, once a month. The dates will be confirmed later but I am looking at the first Saturday of each month starting on April 7th 2018. There will be some drawing but I shall focus on teaching painting  in watercolour. I shall provide all materials for the first class and advise you on what to purchase for future classes...
Hampshire - Next course on 10th June 2018
Arrive in the beautiful cathedral city of Winchester and check in to The King Alfred pub where there will be a freshly made roast dinner and glass of wine waiting for you! After a restful nights sleep you will take the short walk to our sister business The Corner House where we serve delicious cooked breakfasts. A hop and a skip away from there is The Colour Factory where your course will be held. Resident...
Devon - Next course on 27th July 2018
Three day art residential course in the beautiful area of the Slapton Ley Field Centre. This outside-based course provides artists working in any chosen media with the opportunity of working within Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve, Slapton village and various coastal locations. The aim is to build up confidence in various skills, through both direct observation and studio based workshops whilst receiving a balance of theoretical and practical advice. Daily demonstrations will include drawing, mark...
The Art of Mandala Painting With Anne Thomas The creation of a Mandala can offer a way to work artistically which helps us feel more centred and connected within ourselves and the world around us. In this workshop we find creative inspiration from the flowers, weather and seasonal elemental energy, how this affects us and how we may create a design to hold a positive affirmation for ourselves/family/community at this time. We’ll practice drawing geometry...
Devon - Next course on 22nd July 2018
5 day art group holiday at Slapton Ley Field Centre This programme is for anyone who would like to join an informal group of enthusiastic, likeminded outdoor painters who are comfortable working without the need of a tutor. Each day the group will be taken out together by mini bus to a different location where participants will be free to spend their time working however they wish using their own preferred medium. There is a...
Suffolk - Next course on 10th August 2018
3 day residential art course, based at Flatford Mill, a historic property which features in many Constable paintings. Run by the Field Studies Council. This course is for those who enjoy walking and wish to record their impressions of the landscape. The skill of the quick sketch is an art form of its own. This course is designed to develop your skills in producing quick sketches on location, increasing your confidence and enjoyment and absorbing...
Join Michelle Boden in her home to paint African water colour animals in their habitats. We will sketch out the drawing freehand or with some help with templates don't need to be able to draw well. Come and learn techniques and about colour and texture. A relaxing course with relaxing background music in the background to give you inspiration, to paint at home my painting course is great if you have anxiety or depression and...
Suffolk - Next course on 7th September 2018
This weekend art course is designed for all painters who would like to learn how to use water-soluble pencils to their full potential. Through simple step-by-step demonstrations you will be shown a wide variety of techniques for painting buildings, landscapes and still life as well as refreshing some essential drawing skills and concepts. It will be suitable for all abilities. Carole Massey is a popular and versatile tutor who is in her 15th year as...
Learn to draw and paint in watercolour with trained illustrator/artist Rachel in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. No experience required, suitable for beginners, those who've painted before, and for small groups, parties or individuals. Rachel teaches in a fully equipped garden art room, with plenty of inspiring objects and ideas to choose from.
Suffolk - Next course on 1st June 2018
This weekend course is for complete beginners who have always wanted to 'have a go', but have never had the courage! There will be carefully structured drawing and painting exercises, introducing the qualities of the materials and showing how to draw outlines, mix and lay colour washes and use tone to give your paintings depth. There will be plenty of time to practise the techniques and develop your skills, giving you confidence to share the...