I am so happy to announce two workshops for Autumn 2020 that are going ahead: Not Your Average Wedding Showcase in October and The River Cottage in November. Due to COVID-19, the Sunflower Bakery and Barnsley House workshops have been postponed. Please go to the booking source if you have booked either of these workshops for further information.
Below are the details for upcoming public workshops. Should you wish to book me for a private workshop, just get in touch on the contact page with your requirements and I can work out a quote for you.
Not Your Average, Wedding Showcase
Ashridge Great Barn, Ashridge Lane, North Tawton, EX20 2DH
Sun, 25 October 2020
Enjoy a 1 hour introductory watercolour flower painting class as part of this brand new Wedding Showcase event.
River Cottage, Axminster
Sunday 15th November 2020.
10am - 5pm
This is a perfect introduction to botanical watercolour painting, perfect for beginners as well as offering a new approach for more experienced watercolorists. All in the inspiring setting of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage. You will be treated to a delicious lunch cooked by the RC chefs as well as being plied with wonderful refreshments throughout the day.
Sunflower Bakery, Wedmore
Saturday, 21st March 2020
Taking inspiration from seasonal blooms you will spend a full day learning how to paint watercolour flowers and foliage in the new botanical style. You will start with the fundamentals of watercolour as well as understanding the key steps to painting any plant or flower. You will paint on both a large and small scale, creating arrangements and patterns.
Enjoy a delicious lunch and refreshments throughout the day. This workshop is suitable for all levels, a fun, creative and relaxing day!
All materials and refreshments will be provided.
The studio is based in the village of Wedmore, Somerset. We are based 25 minutes from Bristol International Airport; Nearest Train Station; and M5 Motorway. Accommodation is available on site and within the village and help can be provided when making your travel plans. Free Parking is available and a light lunch is included.
Barnsley House, Barnsley, Gloucestershire
Saturday 2nd May 2020
I am thrilled to finally be coming up to the Cotswolds to teach a workshop at the beautiful Barnsley House.
Enjoy an introduction to watercolour and learn how to observe, draw and paint the captivating structures of beautiful botanicals, including a two course lunch and refreshments.
You will be able to learn at your own pace and discover skills you never knew you had. Taking inspiration from the seasonal blooms at Barnsley House you will spend a full day learning how to paint flowers and foliage in the new botanical style.
You will start with the fundamentals of watercolour as well as understanding the key steps to painting any plant or flower. You will paint on both a large and small scale, creating arrangements and patterns.