Artist & Tutor

Art Holidays

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018


Painting in Spain May 23-29, 2018

Mixed Media. - watercolour, sketchbook techniques and acrylic/collage

Enjoy a week of painting and sketching in rural Spain

we will be working in mixed media, sketching techniques and turninig them into paintings. using acrylic, watercolours and collage​

A Painting Holiday to remember. Whether you are an experienced artist or just beginning, you’re painting adventures will begin on this course, with the individual attention that you deserve.

Las Orquideas is a colonial style, white villa that looks down on to Beniganim and across the valley to the mountain range of Benicadell, the sierra de Marriola and several towns in the Val D’Albaida.

The luxury accommodation comprises...

Sunday, 10 June, 2018


Sunday June 10 to Saturday 16 2018

Enjoy a full weeks course in North Devon. Set near the Exmoor National Park in rolling coutryside.

Sandy and Mark will offer you a warm welcome at Shorland Old Farm, 0n my arrival I was offered a cream tea!.

The very comforagble ensutie accommodation is set in an old Faarmhouse cotage, with parts dating back to 16th century.  Sandy's a supurb cook and we have a barn convestion for our studio.

There plenty to do in the garden,  depending on weather we will travel to a couple of beauty spots nearby. This year we went to Lorna Doon Farm and Lynmouth.

Arrival is between 5-7pm on the first day...

Saturday, 14 July, 2018

France Painting Holiday Parc Naturel du Perigord, Limousin, South West France with Artist/Tutor Sue Ford, Saturday 14 July - 21 July, 2018 

This is my 3rd year with Mike and Sara Peel. I really enjoyed their beautiful home in Essenac, a 18th Century farmhouse, set in rolling, rural courntyrside, about 30 minutes from Limoges, S.W. France and close to the borders of Dordogne and Charente. 

This beautiful location just beckons the `artist in you` to discover, re-discover or continue your creative journey with like-minded people. Painting ‘en plein-air’ and discovering new locations can only be described as the best way forward for an artist on any level

There is so much to see literally on the doorstep and a short walk or car ride takes one to woods, views...

Thursday, 20 September, 2018


Mixed Media weekend Painting holiday, 3-day (3-night) Thursday to Sunday, holiday will consist of some en plein painting and sketching in watercolour, plus soluble pens, with support sketches, photographs and written notes. Once back in the studio we’ll develop our sketches into paintings. Sue works in a variety of Medias, watercolour, pastel, acrylic and collage. Students can use their preferred media, or perhaps try something new? 

The group will be limited to just 10 people ensuring Sue gives everyone individual attention – early booking is recommended. 

Tutor Sue’s has a natural enthusiasm to develop students of all levels.

Sue has run several holidays at High Trenhouse. Set in the splendid isolation of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, High Trenhouse is an award winning residential venue ideal for creative events. It overlooks the...

Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Pastel painting Weekend at Faceby Village Hall, North Yorkshire

November - Saturday and Sunday 17/18, 2018 

Enjoy the Versatility of pastel,  during the weekend we will look at different applications, materials, composition and colour. Daily demonstrations and one to one tuition and guidance.

Day one -Pastel techniques

Day 2 - further development

Course fee £85, includes 2 course lunch on both days,  Vegaratian and Gulten free can be catered for. Tea and coffee provided. 

One day course £60, deposit £25

10-4pm each day

Faceby Hall, is a well equipped village hall. set within beautiful scenery, ample free parking and ramp access.


Good quality pastels

A table or free...

Monday, 13 May, 2019

Welcome to Perigord painting holiday with artist Sue Ford Angela and Adrian are our hosts, with a vast experience in hospitality and customer service industries. Set over two beautiful villas, with terraces, grounds and a stunning large indoor swimming pool for you to enjoy. Spectacular view offered from every part of the Villas and grounds, We will have the opportunity to paint and discover peaceful sleep medieval villages, historic building, and bustling markets or outstanding landscaped to visit and enjoy. Students will be working plein air painting and drawing or return to the studio to complete your work Our location is ideally suited to visiting the very best sites of the regions including Rocamadour, Sariat La Caneda, Castelnaud La Chapelle, Saint-Cirq lapople, Monpazier, Cahors and everything in between during our journey! All food and wine is included in your stay, prepared...