Category Archives: Art Holidays

In Print

Those of you who are members of the SAA may already have seen my article on Art Holidays but those who are not may be interested in reading about them here, no mention of Artchalet unfortunately but I do run … Continue reading

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First piece of work this year!

I’ve been busy filling in the diary and booking in new workshops since Christmas and it looks like being a busy but interesting year. There be information here soon about the workshops I’m offering at the lovely Bay Tree Cottage, … Continue reading

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Art holidays

Don’t want to hurry you but there is just one room left for France in June and Wales in September is booking up now so don’t leave it too late, contact me if you need more information..

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Back from the last art holiday of the year

Well it was goodbye to France last night and back to England after a fantastic week, I’ll be posting sketches when I’ve caught up with a few things. For those of you who are interested in joining me in France … Continue reading

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Last week’s Art Holiday in Cornwall

Having just recovered from running a busy but very successful art holiday for ArtChalet in Cornwall last week I thought I should post some of the photos of the students. A great time was had by all with lots of … Continue reading

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Susan Isaac

those of you coming to Cornwall with me will be particularly interested in Susan Isaac’s work from Cornwall as we will be visiting some of those places, maybe others of you will be making a trip there on your own … Continue reading

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Kirsty Elson collages

Just stumbled across some lovely torn paper collages, take note those of my students who have already done some with me – see I’m not mad other people use magazines in this way too!). I emailed Kirsty who has kindly … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to you all, I hope it is a productive and creative one. I’d love to see some of your work if you’d like to email it. If you have been thinking of going on an art holiday … Continue reading

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Just back from a sketching trip round the Adriatic – people, buildings and landscapes, now I need to find time to do some painting!

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France 2013

The French trip is beginning to book up already so if you would particularly like an en-suite I’d recommend booking now,  still 4 spaces for Cornwall in June – special low deposit of £50pp if you book either France or … Continue reading

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Book Now!

Just  a quick warning – if you’d like to come to Cornwall with me in June 50% of the places are already gone so book now!

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Banbury & District Art Society

I did a talk called ‘An artist in Antarctica’ to this group this week, they are a lovely welcoming group who meet monthly for talks and workshops, if you live in the area and would like to visit or join … Continue reading

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Paul Cézanne and Annecy

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2006/sep/14/2 Those who accompanied me on my Art Holiday to France this September were able to paint this very view. Paul Cézanne sneered at this view of Lake Annecy, but he painted it anyway. The result tells us everything we need … Continue reading

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Back from La Clusaz

I’ve just returned from another great week running an art holiday for Artchalet http://www.artchalet.co.uk Students varied from those who had experience at attending classes and had been on an art holiday before to complete beginners who had never had a concentrated art … Continue reading

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Art Holidays

Advance notice for 2013, book early to chose the room you prefer France 5th – 12th September 2013 New for 2013 Cornwall 8-15th June see details under Art Holidays tab    

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Inspired

I’m recently back from a walking holiday in France in the venue I run my Art Holidays from. The meadows were full of wild flowers including many different orchids and gentians so I’m full of inspiration again, here are a … Continue reading

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Art Holidays in the Lake District – 7, 4 and 3 day holidays between19-26th July

Just a reminder (prompted by a delivery of leaflets about these) that I’m running art holidays in Blencathra, East of Keswick, in July. The holiday includes 9.30-4.30 tuition – we will be sketching, making paper collages and painting with acrylic, water … Continue reading

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Photo workshop Safaris by Bob Brind-Surch

A friend of mine is a great photographer and runs unique photo workshop Safaris to the very special game parks in Southern Tanzania. This is a photographic exploration of two of Africa’s finest wildlife areas – the vast Selous Game Reserve and … Continue reading

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Art Holidays

If you’re thinking of coming on one of my art holidays you might like to book sooner rather than later as they are beginning to book up now and numbers are limited. For those coming to France prices for flights … Continue reading

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Art holiday in the French Alps

Just back from a fantastic week in France. We were lucky to have beautiful sunny weather with temperatures in the mid-high 20s. With a good range of venues to sketch the students were surprised at how much they achieved and … Continue reading

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