Joan Kennedy Artist

Contact name: Joan Kennedy
over 1 year
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

Joan is a full time professional watercolour artist working from her garden studio in Staffordshire. She is a multi-award winning artist, illustrator and children's author. She has taught babies and toddlers through music for over 19 years through her Little Hands Music business. However, she now teaches watercolour techniques to adults on various Art Day Retreats throughout the year and find the inner child in all of us. They are usually held at a beautiful lakeside location at Rudyard Lake and classes fill up very quickly. For complete beginners in a small intimate group of 6-8 students. Includes buffet lunch and boat ride depending on weather conditions. Private Day Retreats, hens parties or corporate events can also be arranged.

Courses, kits & gifts

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Beginner Watercolour Art Day Retreat, Staffordshire
Next date: 22nd Jun 2024
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Beginner Watercolour Retreat Day, Staffordshire
Next date: 25th May 2024
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Beginner Watercolour Retreat, in Staffordshire
Next date: 30th Mar 2024
6 places left
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Watercolour Day Retreat, Staffordshire
Next date: 19th Oct 2024
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Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
10 Aug 23'

Alexandra reviewed: Beginner Watercolour Art Retreat Day

"I really really enjoyed this art workshop and would definitely go again! Lovely group of people all there to learn, take a break from day to day life and have fun! Also Joan is an incredible person and artist so booking this you’ll struggle to go wrong! "

Joan Kennedy Artist responded:

" Alexandra thank you sooo much. What a lovely review, I really appreciate it. Thank you also, for recommending me to your father-in-law. He said he really enjoyed it too and I’m glad it’s given him confidence to take up his new hobby. Thank you lovely lady, your super smile and bubbly personality certainly was wonderful to see. xx"

9 Aug 23'

Edina reviewed: Beginner Watercolour Art Retreat Day

"Joan is a very friendly and helpful artist. I did her course and it was a very relaxing day with her ."

Joan Kennedy Artist responded:

" It was lovely meeting you Edina, and thrilled you were able to come along to two events. I look forward to seeing you soon no doubt at another art retreat day and wish you all the best with your painting. Thank you for your lovely review Joan "

8 Aug 23'

Julie Northage reviewed: Beginner Watercolour Art Retreat Day

"I loved Joan's watercolour experience day. Rudyard lake and surroundings are beautiful. Joan is a very talented artist with lots of tips and ideas to help you produce quite a lovely piece of art for yourself. I would recommend anyone needing some me time to have a go, relax and just paint. X"

Joan Kennedy Artist responded:

" Julie thank you so much for your lovely review, very much appreciated. It was such a pleasure having you there (we will paint a duck one day lol) Thanks so much for all your enthusiasm and support xx"

8 Aug 23'

Mary S reviewed: Beginner Watercolour Art Retreat Day

"my daughter and I had a really lovely day with Joan at Rudyard Lake. We learned water colour techniques and new skills. I have no hesitation in recommending Joan and the course. I will be going again as soon as I can."

Joan Kennedy Artist responded:

" Mary, it was wonderful having you there. Thank you so much for your lovely review and creating special memories with your daughter . I look forward to seeing you soon again at a future course. Thank you so much. "

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