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 Nov 6 -Tuesday 18th December 7 weeks £84 choose either 10am-12pm  or 2-4pm

Tuesday January 8th - Tuesday Feb 19th 7 weeks £84 either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

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 January 12 January - Saturday Feb 23 7 weeks £84 or pay as you go £15 per two hour class


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Figure (Life) Drawing

Next dates to be  arranged

 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: £120 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 6th Feb - Weds 20th March   (No Class Feb 27th as Half Term)


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NEW for January: Expression through Fabrics

 With Alison Moger. This course allows you to experiment with fabrics and a mix of media to create inspired art and textile pieces. Through deconstruction, reconstruction, stitch, painting, drawing, dyeing, and embroidery you will challenge yourself to explore the world of Textile Art.

 Thursdays  1pm-3.30pm  Starts Thursday January 10th - Thurs 21st Feb. Fees £105.


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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 January 11th - Friday Feb 22 7 weeks £105 or with materials £140



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Experimental Acrylics

With Petra Couper A creative exploration of this versatile paint medium incorporating contemporary techniques. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.  10am-12.30pm every Monday during term time.

Monday Nauary 7th - Monday February 18th 7 weeks £105 without materials £140 with materials.


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.  Dates to be announced.


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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. £45 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: 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.

 Printmaking Workshops 2019  on selected Saturdays at 1.15-4.15pm.  Cost £40 including all materials

January 26th Introduction to Monoprint

March 9th  Linocuts

April 6th Collagraph

May 4th Monoprint

June 15th Linocuts


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For Children

Junior 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 January 7th - Monday April 8th 13 weeks £130 no class during half term break.

Thursday After School Academy 4-5pm

 Thursday January 10th - Thursday April 11th 13 weeks £130


Saturday Morning Art Academy 9am-10am

 Saturday January 12th - Saturday April 13th 13 weeks £130


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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.