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  Watercolour painting courses   


 Held in Herefordshire
 and North Wales
for beginners and improvers

  • Choice of venue.

  • Small group tuition.

  • All art materials supplied for the course.

  • High level of personal attention.

  • Courses run by professional artist.

  • All main techniques are covered.

  • Practical tips and advice.

  • Friendly relaxed atmosphere.

  • Gift vouchers are available.

Enjoy learning how to paint in watercolours.
 Learn how to Painting crashing waves, cliffs and skies in seascapes,
Lakes, trees and mountains in landscapes, etc.
using tried and tested techniques
or come as an improver to advance your watercolour skills.

Painting courses in the UK

These watercolour painting courses
are designed  to encourage the
nervous beginner, advance the
technique skills of improvers
whilst at the same time keeping 
their individual styles. 

Whether you are 20 or 80 years old, people have found them to be fun, informative, working in a no pressure, relaxed environment.

Tuition in basic watercolour techniques
 are demonstrated and you go home
with completed paintings.

With a maximum of 6 students on the
 group courses, there is time to give each student individual
attention and tuition.

Click here for the 2018 watercolour course dates 

Treat someone to a Birthday or Christmas present that is a little different. 
Gift vouches available for a fun, informative and relaxing painting course in the UK 
Click here for more information.


Hugh .................. Very worth while course helping me to start a new hobby.
                   Numerous painting tips with useful help choosing good materials. I
                    received lots of help when I was painting.   Thank you so very much.

May ..........      Thanks for an enjoyable weekend, we benefited enormously.
      We can now look forward to painting on our own.

Richard   ...........    Really enjoyed the course and learnt loads, Thank you Roger.

Krutica .........     have found it truly wonderful and one of the best weekends
             I have had. I have never been on an art course before and
 would recommend it to everyone.

John..............  Very enjoyable, constructive and extremely helpful. Excellent
             mix of demonstration and application. Feel much more confident
              about techniques to be used and am looking forward to getting
                 my equipment and getting started . Feel that i can both work on
           my own and with others at my local art group.  Thank you.

 Informal, enjoyed working at own pace in a friendly atmosphere.

Liked not having to provide materials. Felt okay asking and
 not silly when I got stuck.


Marion...............Very good. Encouraging comments. Nice atmosphere. I felt that I learned a lot in a short time and 
will be buying my brushes and paint next week.

Excellent hotel with superb food. All the staff very polite and friendly .  Techniques demonstrated and pace of working
                     very helpful.  Solved some problems that I have previously encountered.  Tutor critique very positive and supportive. 
Size of group worked well.

Pat.......................Amazing experience. Wasn't expecting to produce work of such quality.   Thank you.

Georgianna.................. I have enjoyed this course and found it to be very informative, and would certainly join Roger on another course.
Thank you. Great time and loved the company.

Wendy...................Very enjoyable. I learned a great deal.  I came to gain confidence and techniques and was successful in both !
Thank you for the close support and advice.

Gay ................ In two days I have learned more than 3 years of weekly classes. So many tips and techniques. 

Angela ................ Excellent venue and so helpful and friendly. The course has been brilliant and I can't believe what I have achieved
                       as this was my very first time painting with watercolours. Loads of really helpful hints and tips, just need to
keep the memory going now !!   Excellent stress buster and slept wonderfully well !   
Many thanks Roger, you made it funny and entertaining too.

Jemima ................  Venue fine. - Nice people, good service.  Roger -thank you, I rarely sit still but enjoyed every moment.
Great course.

Jerry................ Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the venue.  (Wilton Court Hotel, Ross-on-Wye)

Tricia ................ Absolutely fab !


If you are looking for watercolour painting courses in the UK to relax and spend time with like minded people,
 want to start learning to paint from scratch, or advance your painting skills,
I can provide patient tuition in a relaxed environment.

Watercolour painting courses in  North Wales are held near Mold, Flintshire.
Watercolour painting courses in Herefordshire are held in Ross on Wye.


For a birthday, Christmas or special occasion, treat someone by sending them
a  two days watercolour painting course gift voucher.
Click here for more information

This site shows watercolour painting courses in the UK, art courses and art breaks in the UK, UK Beginners painting courses and improvers painting courses are catered for. Watercolour painting tuition for art groups of up to
6 people are possible.  Unusual Christmas present ideas giving birthday vouchers and Christmas vouchers. Learn how to paint in watercolours by coming to one of the residential watercolour painting courses. These are held at
The Wilton Court Hotel in Ross on Wye, Forest of Dean. Herefordshire.  Watercolour painting courses are also held at the Plas Hafod Hotel (near Mold) in North Wales.  Learning how to paint in watercolour. 
Watercolour painting tuition in basic techniques are demonstrated on all courses including information on tools used. Painting at Bradgate Park Leicestershire. Painting at Astley, Nuneaton, Painting at Kingsbury water Park.

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To make a booking enquiry telephone 02476 735617 

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