Do you have to be experienced to come to the School?
The School is a very friendly and welcoming place for all ages and experience. Our drop-in life classes and August half-day workshops are ideal for those wanting to have a go for the first time. Most of our longer courses are also fine for novices.
If any of the courses do need a bit of experience we flag this up in the brochure and on the website.
What times do courses run?
Our courses start at 10am and end at 4.30pm.
Short workshops for adults start at 10am and end at1pm except during September festival when they run 10-12.30 and 14.30 - 17.00.
What do I do for lunch?
Courses allow an hour's break for lunch and there are numerous places nearby or you are welcome to bring a packed lunch into the studio.
What do I need to bring?
Absolutely nothing! All materiuals and aprons are provided although some people do like to bring their own set of brushes.
How do I get my work home?
Tutors have special techniques for transporting oil paintings and the school has plastic folders available in our shop for £3.50 or do bring a portfolio.
For international students we are happy to arrange transportation of your work back home.
How can I get help in choosing a course?
Our friendly expert staff are always happy to discuss your needs and our courses in more detail to help you with your decision. Please call us on 01736 797180