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


Watercolour Painting for those with Experience and Beginners

18th to 20th February 2020

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


9th to 11th June 2020 / 13th to 15th October 2020

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 or acrylic?


Landscapes ~ Please get me started.

12th to 14th May / 7th to 9th July 2020

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.


17th to 19th  March 2020 / 10th to 12th November 2020

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?

Learn to Draw

8th to 10th September 2020

For the aspiring artist, drawing highlights and ability to observe, what is seen with clarity and economy. Through drawing you will achieve a greater understanding of your subject. The course will enable you to learn how to create, and keep a visual diary. To capture the every day things around us, as well as places and events encountered, when on holiday or abroad. You will be guided through what materials to use, and how to select a subject ~ for beginners and the more experienced.

Mixed Media

14th to 16th April 2020

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.

Experimental Watercolours

11th to 13th August 2020

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.
For further details emailmailto:vikki@artbreak.co.uk