workshops & classes

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My one day Summer workshops will all be held in my large ground floor studio in Kirkcudbright. Bring a packed lunch or why not visit the Selkirk Arms, just two doors along. There is car parking to the rear of the building
Materials will be provided for most of the workshops, please check the details - should you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch

Summer in a Glass

June 17 Painting Summer Flowers One Day (10am-4pm) Workshop

Discover the joys of painting flowers.This workshop suits beginners and more advanced students, the individual makes the choice of using oil or acrylic paint, your chance to learn how to paint the stunning flowers from your summer garden. Painting materials provided, please bring flowers.

Country Boy

July 15 - Drawing and Painting Children One Day (10am-4pm) Workshop

Learn to capture your children, grandchildren, godchildren....any child. We will be using a variety of mediums....I have lots of drawing tricks to help you capture your little monkeys! Materials will be provided, please bring reference photos.
This workshop suits beginners and more advanced students


August 19 - Introduction to Pastels One Day (10am-4pm) Workshop

Soft pastels are a joy to behold, many delicious colours. I show you how using three sticks of each colour and quality pastel paper, is all you need to produce a luminosity in your drawing and painting.a month before the workshop, I will send a short list of materials needed.
Whether you have never worked in pastels before or just need some asstistance, you will leave this workshop, loving the medium
Beginners and more advanced students


Sep 9 Portrait Drawing and Painting One Day (10am-4pm) Workshop

I help you see the contours of the face, show you how diagonals, horizontals and verticals enable you to size and place the features correctly, to achieve a likeness. Materials will be provided, we will be working from a model.
Beginners and more advanced students.

Studio 2


Commencing Sep 28 contact for term dates and cost
Friday 10am - 1pm / Friday 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Since moving to my large studio, I can facilitate more students. I have my lads and lassies, who have been with me for years but spaces do become available. So if you would like to join us, every Friday - contact me. I have a morning class 10am - 1pm and the afternoon class runs 1.30-4.30pm We have great fun, tackling a variety of subjects and mediums. Learn in a warm, friendly environment.