Category Archives: Art Holidays
Just back from a great week in Borth y Gest running an art holiday and being well looked after, as usual, by Sam and Dave. The students seem to have enjoyed the week and they certainly worked hard as well … Continue reading
I can’t believe I’ve been back for nearly two weeks, haven’t had time to write the blog before today. We all had a great week as usual, sadly there may only be one more holiday at that venue, on 4th … Continue reading
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
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
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..
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
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
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
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
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
Just back from a sketching trip round the Adriatic – people, buildings and landscapes, now I need to find time to do some painting!
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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