Welcome to the beautiful county of North Yorkshire
Welcome to the beautiful county of North Yorkshire


Watercolour Painting for those with Experience and Beginners

16th to 18th February 2021

This is your opportunity to get to grips with Watercolour painting. This course is for those with little experience, and will cover the basic techniques of watercolour,and will enable you to take home at least one completed picture.


There will be plenty of demonstrations and encouragement, but beware watercolour painting is addictive.

'Lastingham Vicarage Garden' - watercolour by Sandra


8th to 10th June 2021 

Aim to create a vibrant colourful portrait that reflects the subject's personality.  There is no easy answer but there are a range of ideas, suggestions and tips that can help achieve a satistying result.

Paint what moves you and try to capture the escence of the person.

Why not have a go in oil, pastel or acrylic?



Graphite and chalk

Landscapes ~ Please get me started

27th to 29th April /  14th to 16th September 2021

Take heart and let us acknowledge, and then confront that daunting gap between inspiration and realisation, analyze the problem and then work out a strategy for overcoming it. With practice you will be able to tackle landscapes with great insight and confidence.

Kettleness by Vikki


23rd to 25th  March 2021 / 19th to 21st October 2021

Aim to create a vibrant colourful painting that reflects your choice of subject matter. There is no easy answer to painting but there are a range of ideas, suggestions and tips that can help achieve a satisfying result. Choose a subject matter that moves you and try to capture the essence of the scene. Why not have a go with a pallet knife or even your fingers?

Whitby  by Vikki

Mixed Media

13th to 15th July 2021

The great pleasure of Mixed Media is the freedom 

it offers.You are not rigidly confined by the rules of

any one technique. With this method you can explore 

many different ways of achieving a result in unique and 

personal ways, and make your own rules as you go along.

Learning to mix and match your different materials is challenging 

and rewarding. There are hours of fun awaiting you.

Five fathoms - by Colin

Experimental Watercolours

10th to 12th August /  16th to 18th November 2021

Nature presents a host of colours , tones and textures for the artist to tackle.With a little lateral thinking, watercolour can produce the most uplifting and exciting results. The aim of the course is to leave you feeling confident in the use of applying strong watercolour washes to create contrast.

Brough by Sands - by Vikki

For further details email   vikki@artbreak.co.uk