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Sketchbook to Easel,

Flowers: experimental drawing & painting

6 week course

June 10th - July 15th 

3 hours per week 

Mondays 10am - 1pm 


Location: Tower Hill Studio, Ripon, North Yorkshire 

Using a wide range of media, this  experimental drawing and painting course will take inspiration from beautiful flowers and foliage. Ideal for beginners or improvers, we will develop new approaches from observation , focusing on line, colour and form to create succesful compositions leading to sustained artworks in the media of your choice. 

Materials provided 

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6 Week Flower Course Information

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Sketchbook to Easel
Landscape: experimental drawing & painting

Location: Tower Hill Studio, Ripon , North Yorkshire


Suitable for beginners and improvers, using inspirational landscapes around the studio, we will explore markmaking, tone , colour and composition. Working initially in sketchbooks, we will develop ideas that can be taken through to painting. 

Materials provided 

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Date: June 15th-16th 

Date: July 20th -21st 

Date : August 23rd - 25th 


Introduction to Experimental  Printmaking  

Saturday 6th July , 10am -1pm

Saturday 17th August , 10am -1pm 


Location: Number 6 Studio Gallery, Pateley Bridge 

A creative morning in a fantastic studio, learning and experimenting with a range of different tetrapak and drypoint printmaking techniques. All levels of experience are welcome.

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July 6th Experimental Printmaking 

August 17th Experimental Printmaking 

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Sketchbook to Easel
Autumn Colour & Landscape 

Discover and explore beautiful landscapes in North Yorkshire through this drawing and painting course. 

Time will be spent outside sketching and in the studio, developing ideas, exploring colour and texture and progressing work from sketchbook to easel. 

Access to a wide range of painting and drawing media will enable you to discover your preferences and find your artistic voice. 

Suitable for beginners and improvers. 

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Autumn Colour & Landscape, 5th -6th October 

2 Day Course : October 5th -6th , £180

Location: Tower Hill Studio, Ripon , North Yorkshire


So Close It's Abstract! 
Observation to Abstraction
4 Day, Drawing & Painting Course 

October 18th - October 21st 

Join us at Tower Hill studio for an exciting and experimental course exploring abstraction. Discover how to develop ideas for abstract works, inspired by both the natural and manmade environment surrounding the studio. 

There will be a wide range of media and techniques utilised on this mixed media drawing & painting course to enable you to discover your preferences. 

Over the four days you will work from initial sketches and ideas to develop an understanding of composition, colour and texture in the use of abstract works, with plenty of experimentation along the way. 

We will explore the work of a number of artists on this course, enabling you to develop a confident understanding of how you can use abstraction within your work. 

Suitable for beginners and improvers 

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So Close It's Abstract, October 2024


Tutoring & Studio Time

With many years teaching and tutoring experience, with adults and children, I am very happy to offer individual or small group sessions . 

There is also space at the studio for artists to work independently on a short term basis. 

Contact me to discuss your requirements 


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