All the essentials in a variety of media, graphite, charcoal, inks, colour pastels 


Tuesday  Drawing

Tuesdays are mixed ability groups ideal for beginners and improvers,  tuition covers a range of media and establishes sound principles of classic and contemporary technique

Tuesday June 5th - Tuesday July 17th 7 weeks £84  choose either the 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm class

Tuesday September 11th Tuesday 23rd October 7 weeks £84 choose either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

Tuesday Nov 6 -Tuesday 18th December 7 weeks £84 chooses either 10am or 2pm class

Saturday Morning Drawing Group 10.30am-12.30pm ideal for any age from 13 upwards (mostly includes adults) this is the only pay as you go course we offer, at £14 per 2 hour class, but we recommend you attend most weeks to gain maximum benefit. If you book for the term there is a reduction per week.


Saturday June 9th- Saturday July 21st 7 weeks £84 or pay as you go £15 per two hour class

Saturday September 15th - Saturday Oct 27th 7 weeks £84 or pay as you go £15 per two hour class

Saturday Nov 10th- Saturday Dec 21st 7 weeks £84 or pay as you go £15 per two hour class



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Figure (Life) Drawing

Next session to be scheduled depending on numbers so please get in touch to register your interest.

 Did you know that drawing the human form is possibly the fastest way to make your work more accurate! Figure Drawing workshops. Course cost includes drawing materials and professional model fee: £100 for four sessions. Suitable for beginners and the more advanced, this is a fully taught series. Places are limited so please contact us to book,  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Don't forget our courses make ideal gifts for anyone who'd love to learn but might hesitate to start a course. .


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with Kate Lowry Weds 10am-12pm for beginners to intermediate

Popular medium, learn to create vibrant paintings. Materials are not included, we can advise on what you will need and keep stocks in the Workshop for students at reasonable prices.

Wednesday October 10th - Weds  November 21st (No class october 31st half term) £84.


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Oil Painting

with Genevieve Loxton Friday morning 9.30am-12.00pm or afternoon 2pm-4.30pm

Learn all about this versatile medium, the favourite of professional painters

Friday June 8th- Friday July 20th 7 weeks £105 or with materials £125

Friday September 14th - Fri  Oct 26th 7 weeks £105 or with materials £125

Friday Nov 9th- Friday Dec 20th  7 weeks £105 or with materials £125




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Experimental Acrylics

A fantastic exploration of this versatile paint medium. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.  10am-12.30pm every Monday during term time.

Materials included if required by arrangement.

Monday June 4th- Monday July 16th seven weeks £105

Monday September 10th- Monday 22nd October 7 weeks £105

Monday  Nov 5th -Monday 17th December 7 weeks £105


Experimental Acrylics  Full Day Workshops . 10am-4pm.  £80 including all materials. A chance to produce a series of works over the day with artist tutor Petra Couper. Ideal for beginners and the more experienced.

Saturday August 25th  10am-4pm

Thursday August 30th  10am-4pm


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Printmaking: Collagraph, Linocuts and Monoprint

 with  Artist tutor Jackie Shackson. Create beautiful images using artists quality materials, and come away with a series of handmade prints of your own design. £40 including materials and use of the press.  Selected Saturdays,  see dates below. Three hour workshops from 1.15pm-4.15pm. Suitable for beginners and Improvers. 

Collagraph printmaking is a versatile, sensitive pint form where you can transform your designs into beautiful handmade prints, built from an etched plate with collage additions to create incredible texture and tone.

Linocuts is the modern form of woodblock engraving, but forget that tough old lino from your schooldays! Try carving into artist's quality lino which is smooth and easy, and create powerful; images with high contrast.

New this Autumn: Monoprinting. the most painterly method among printmaking techniques, essentially a printed painting, and no two prints are alike. A sponaneous form of pintmaking combining drawing and painting media.

Autumn Winter  Printmaking Workshops 2018  on selected Saturdays at 1.15-4.15pm.

September 15th Collagraph 

October 6th Linocuts

October 27th NEW Monoprint

November 17th Christmas Collagraph special

December 8th Christmas  Linocuts special


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For Children

Art Academy is an hour of inspiring and fun fine art tuition with our team of qualified art teachers. Coose either Mondays 4-5pm, Thursdays 4-5pm or Saturdays 9am-10am. Reserve your places now for Academy classes with tutors Petra Couper and Nicole Smith. Learn exciting techiques, drawing, painting, 3D and Art History, and explore a whole range of media. Develop sketchbook skills. Your child can attend a trial session for just £10.

Monday After School Academy 4-5pm

Monday April 16th - Monday July 16th 13 weeks £130 no class half term May 28th

Monday September -Monday 17 December 14 weeks (excluding half term week which are devoted to lantern making workshops for the Rhiwbina Christmas Festival, do join us for those)


Thursday After School Academy 4-5pm

Thurs April 19th - Monday July 19th 13 weeks £130 no class half term May 31st

Thurs September 13th - Thursday December 20th. (no class half term week which are devoted to lantern making workshops fot eh Rhiwbina Christmas Festival, do join us for those). £140


Saturday Morning Art Academy 9am-10am

Saturday April 21st - Saturday July 21st 13 weeks £130 no class half term May 31st

Saturday September 15th- Saturday Devember 22nd. (No class half term week which are devoted to Lantern making workshops for the Rhiwbina Festival. Do join us for those). £140


Summer Holiday Creative Kids Workshops

Three hours of creative fun with Hollie Roberts, Nicky Smith and the team. Complete a different project every day, learn exciting techniques and explore different materials. You'll take home a portfolio of wornderful work completed in class. . It's designed to stretch your creative mind and help you work with others as part of a supportive group. You can book a block of dates or choose the individual days to suit you best. Cost £18 including all materials.

Summer Holidays: Three weeks of Monday Tues Weds Thursday, July 30th, 31st, 1st, 2nd, August 6th, 7th,8th,9th and August 13th 14th 15th 16th.  10am-1pm £18 book any days to suit your schedule

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Other individual workshops and courses available including, birthday parties, group workshops, life drawing, Introduction to Oils, and more. Please enquire for details.

www.theartworkshop.co.uk, tel 07561 507539 or 07947 003111, like us on Facebook for regular news, pictures and updates, twitter@theartworkshop2, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.