Artist & Tutor

Cober Hill Painting Holidays 2018

Monday, 2 April, 2018 to Friday, 6 April, 2018

Cober Hill, Near Scarborough

Mixed Media Painting at Cober Hill

Dates for 2018 - April, Monday 2 - Friday 6, £351.00, September Sunday 9 - Friday 14, £441.00

Sunday  28 - Friday Nov 2, £441.

New Oil painting weekend October 19-22, £330 per person, a list of equipment will follow

This popular venue, provides an excellent painting studio, accommodation and food.

During the holiday  l give evening demonstrations, in different subject and medias

Various daily working exercises and one to one tuition.

I work in watercolours, acrylic, pastel and mixed medias.

Watercolour paper, pastel papers are for sale.  Full details of what to bring, please contact me via email

Full board, includes

En-suite rooms, with tea and coffeee facilities

Wonderful views and gardens, set in 6 acres of well maintained grounds, not far from the sea.

No single supplement.

WF FI throughout,

Excellent studio to work in

Tuition and and demonstrations by Sue

Early booking is eseential, to avoid disapointment.

Please book with Cober Hill, 01723 870310  email

Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, TS13 0AR

Regarding booking for 2017, new bookings will only be taken at the end of January 2017.

Basic materials

Watercolour Paints, wither tube or full pans, I suggest, Winsor and Newton, Daler Rowney.

Soft Pastels, I suggest Inscribe, Sennelier and Unison.

Acrylics, good quality, not the cheaper makes, ie Winsor and Newton, Daler Rowney System 3, 

Black permanent Felt tip pens

Brushes suitbale for acrylics and water colours

Two pieces of mount board, roughly 20 x 16 ins

Drawing Board.

Canvas 20 x16 ins

Easel, either Table or floor standing. (essential for pastels)

PVA glue

Acrylic brushes and watercolour brushes

Old magazines for collage, ie Hello and OK are excellent for tearing up!

Kitchen towels

Old plate for mixing acrylics

Stay Wet Palette

Hand wipes

Itinerary details for Cober Hill in April 
Dear Students, looking forward to seeing you for an exciting week in October
Here's an outline for the week. 
Please Arrive Monday At 3 30 pm
Take your art materials to the Art room in The Joseph Rowntree Centre.
I will be there to greet you.
Monday evening - Watercolour demo 

Tuesday-after breakfast, watercolour exercise

Tuesday evening - I will start the Collage 
Wednesday. - collage exercise 
Wednesday evening - Pastel demonstration  
Thursday - pastel exercise
Thursday evening Portrait demo in acrylic
Exhibition of students work
We depart after breakfast on Friday morning 

Students may work on their own work with my help. Or take part in the daily lessons.

Materials I suggest the following 
Watercolour- Cadmium Red, Permanent Rose, Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Ultrmariane Blue, Cerulean Blue and Cobalt Violet
Water paper - Saunders Waterford or Bockingford 300lbs (600gsms) 
I will have Bockingford for sale
Brushes rigger brush no 3 and 6, round no 10

Acrylics same colours as above, with addition of a large tube of Titanium White
1 Acrylic canvass ( 20 X 16 ins ( or acrylic day)
1 mount board, roughly 20x 16 ins 
Brushes various flat and round brushes, System 3 are very good, if you have any queries ? please give me a ring on 01287 622612





Cober Hill, nr.Scarborough

Cober Hill Conference Centre in Cloughton nr Scarborough

A residentail centre providing refletion, recreation and relaxation, an impressive established building with modern extensions and prupose built annexe,

Offers an excellent studio with kitchen for water, coffee and tea

A non profit organisation jointly owned by two of the Joseph Rowntree trustees

They offer 63 en-suite bedrooms, (25 on the ground floor), beautifully tended grounds with tennis court, croquet lawn and children's play area. 

Ample free parking (suitable for minibuses and coaches)

They offer a wide range of painting holidays, dance, keep fit and crafts.


Cober Hill Newlands Road
YO13 OAR Cloughton, Scarborough
United Kingdom