Artist & Tutor

Art Holidays

Saturday, 13 July, 2019

I will be returning to the Watermill in July  2019

This is one of my favourite venues, beautiful location and accommodation. All my courses here are a great sucess, . Bill and Lois Breckon made us very welcome at the Watermill. The food was beautiful uthentic Iocal food  and accommodation. Days out Fabulous painting on locations, and a visit to Lucca or The Cinqua Terra.

If you are interested in coming with me in 2019 please get in touch.

Price includes, - all tuition fees, local transportation (including transfers to and from Pisa airport, including the mid week excursion by train to Lucca or the Cinqua Terra. All meals including breaksfast, gourmet picncs on location, pre dinner aperitifs, dinner at the Mill or at a small friendly local restaurant with regional Italtian dishes...

Monday, 29 July, 2019

Sketching and Painting the Cumbrian landscape

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Dates for 2019  Monday July 29-Friday, August 2. Monday, August 26 to Friday 30. Friday, October 18 to Monday 21

Painting in the grounds of the Quaker Centre and surrounding locations.Glenthorne Quaker Centre and guest house, is two minutes walk from Grasmere town centre and surrounded by stunning scenery. Grasmere offers many attractions including Dove Cottage, Red Bank and Rydal Mount, all associated with the poet, William Wordsworth. All these are open to the pulblic. An ideal base for walking and seeing the northern lakes.

This year the painting holidays will be held in the new studio, completed early 2013. The course will include compositional sketches in various media,...

Saturday, 28 September, 2019

Devlop your sketching and mixed media Painting, we will look at different sketching ideeeas with permanent and soluble pens. Turning your sketches to paint. working in watercolour, acrylic, pastels and collage

Dates for 2019 - September 28 to  October 5, 

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...

Saturday, 23 May, 2020


Painting in Spain May 2020, date to me onfirmed

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...