Expressive Watercolour Techniques For Creating Big Cats



Bring expressiveness and life into your drawings by learning exciting techniques, painting a range of big cats at Arley Studios, based in the rolling hills of the Worcestershire countryside, right next to the River Severn. Award winning artist and teacher Sarah Stokes will lead you step by step through the techniques needed to make your wildlife paintings pop with vibrancy and colour. All of the materials needed on the course will be provided and will be of professional standard to ensure that you create your best work. This course is suitable for both beginners and improvers alike and is delivered in a warm, friendly atmosphere and at a steady pace. These courses have always proved very popular and often sell out, so book as soon as you can to avoid disappointment. All day refreshments, lunch on the 20th & 21st August and evening meal on the 20th, parking and free Wi-fi are all offered as standard on this package. About The Venue: Arley Studios are based in the picturesque village of Arley, close to the River Severn, Arley Arboretum and the Severn Valley railway. The studios provide a light, airy space perfect for creating your artwork! Tea, coffee and refreshments on tap all day with parking on site. Accommodation: Although accommodation isn’t included, with luxury boutique hotels and guest houses on the Estate as well as friendly overnight hotels in the nearby town of Bewdley, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

What's included in the price?

All art materials are included. All day with lunch on the Saturday and Sunday, plus an evening meal with a drink in a fine dining establishment on the Saturday evening.


2 days (8:30am to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available



Sarah Stokes

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Hi! I have painted professionally for a number of years with work sold through high street outlets such as Next, Amazon and Wayfair as well as in commercial galleries through out the country. Over 80,000 students are currently taking my courses through Domestika and Etchr Studio as well as in class. I have a background in education and classes are delivered in a warm, lively way at a steady pace, that is suitable for both beginners and improvers alike. My original paintings can be found at Whitewall Galleries, Clarendon Fine Art and on board prestigious cruise liners such as the QE2.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Hen dos
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Advanced/pro level
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