Still Life Painting Courses: 1st & 2nd February, 5th & 6th October

Still Life Painting Courses: 1st & 2nd February, 5th & 6th October


A two day painting course for experienced artists & adventurous beginners!

2019 DATES:

  • Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2019

  • Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October 2019

TIME:  10.00am to 4.00pm
WHERE:  Hutton's Ambo Village Hall, North Yorkshire

What To Expect
You will be encouraged to move into abstraction; to develop fresh ways of interpreting what you see and an intuitive, organic approach to painting which has its roots in observation and carefully considered choices.

These courses will explore colour and composition; scratching out, layering, water washes and dripping; how to use a palette in a way which helps to ensure the success of your painting and how to work with acrylic mediums to increase the depth and patina of your work.

What you will take away with you
Two canvases full of inspiration, fresh approaches, knowledge, ideas and refreshed perspective and new skills.

Small Group
There will be a maximum number of ten people on the course so you get plenty of individual attention.

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What To Bring

  • Packed lunch

  • Old clothes

  • Brushes (if you are a beginner I will provide them)

  • Two canvases (one large, one small) sketch books and sketching pencils. Canvases can be purchased from me on the day for £5.00 each.

  • Paints - I will provide a lot of paint but feel free to bring your own products especially if you are an experienced artist.


If you want to stay nearby during your course, we have some local accommodation we can recommend. CLICK HERE for more info.

Who Is This Workshop For

My workshops are aimed at adventurous beginners as well as experienced artists. Whatever your level of experience, you will be pushed to experiment and explore a different way of working.

Just bring an open mind and a sense of play - every workshop is different and I try to tailor classes to suit individual needs. If you feel you have special requirements, get in touch.

I find Lesley’s work inspirational and it was great to watch her in action, how she actually approached her work and executed it. Lesley gave really helpful feedback throughout the day that I’m going to put into action and take forward into my future work. It was a great day with really friendly people that I’d love to repeat.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

I limit the size of my workshops so I can offer plenty of one to one time with every one who comes - it’s cosier and friendlier that way too. So if you need to cancel coming to a workshop, please let me know as soon as possible, so I can reallocate your space to someone else. Regrettably because of the small size of the workshops, if you cancel within two weeks of the start of a workshop I cannot offer a refund.