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Painting classes & workshops

Old School Community Centre, Totnes Rd, South Brent TQ10 9BP
Venue information here


winter woodland workshop

with watercolour and ink

saturday 19 november, 2022

10am - 4pm


suitable for all levels of ability - beginners are most welcome

A one day workshop to create a magical winter themed picture which can be reproduced for Christmas cards or as a special hand made gift.  You will be shown how to create various textures and methods for winter themed imagery with watercolour and inks.  Then you will be guided through each stage of the picture or for those more experienced, use the methods to create your own scene.

you will need to bring your own soft brushes.

There will be some paint, ink and paper to borrow but bring your own paint if you have some.

to book:  please email suzy to check availability

and receive further booking information

advance booking required


friday mornings:

Watercolour painting

10am - 12.30 pm

Beginners will be taught their own introductory programme.

Focusing on watercolour and associated mediums such as gouache and ink. Intermediate students may work on their own  projects or the half termly subject. set by the tutor.

Friendly, supportive and encouraging atmosphere.

Maximum 7 students.

Fridays (apart from block 1, week 1)


Block 1 (5 weeks)

Tue Sep 27

Fri Oct 7, 14, 21, 28

cost £125

Block 2 (6 weeks)

Nov 11, 18, 25

Dec 2, 9, 16

cost £150

friday Afternoons:

Drawing & Painting

1.30pm - 4.30 pm

Painting classes in six week blocks. Session 1 will consist of warm up exercises and the introduction of a new subject. Following weeks you will be supported to explore the subject in your own way or bring your own project to work on. Your choice of painting medium. Learning is through practise, group and one to one support, adapted to the needs of the student.  Beginners are most. welcome and will be offered separate tuition as required.

Maximum 7 students

Fridays  (apart from block 1, week 1)

Block 1 (5 weeks)

Tue Sep 27

Fri Oct 7, 14, 21, 28

cost £150

Block 2 (6 weeks)

Nov 11, 18, 25

Dec 2, 9, 16

cost £180

To book, please email here to check availability

Suzy is an experienced and fully qualified Adult learning tutor, having worked as a painting tutor for Devon County's Adult learning programme where she planned and delivered both accredited and leisure courses for over ten years.  She now works as a freelance tutor running popular, friendly and informative classes on a weekly basis plus occasional day workshops around specific themes. 

For further information or to request a specific topic, please get in touch via the contact section of the website.


Advance booking is required for all courses.

To book please contact Suzy who will send booking and payment details.  Places cannot be reserved without payment.

If you need to cancel your place, you will receive a refund only if your place can be filled, so please give as much notice as possible.

If classes have to be cancelled due to COVID restrictions or illness, you will be offered an alternative date or otherwise a refund.

Courses have a corresponding Whatsapp group where spare places (due to current students being unable to attend a session) are advertised.  This group is open to anyone who has attended classes previously.  Please contact Suzy if you wish to be added to the group in order to pick up the occasional class.



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