Unleash your creativity

Study wildlife art in a purpose-built eco studio 

I run courses in my straw bale studio.

Classes are small and friendly and aimed at all levels of ability for people who want to find out more about wildlife painting and illustration.

Places are limited to 6 for each session so early booking is essential. Please enquire for a list of local bed and breakfasts.

Expressive Wildlife Painting with Acrylics

Breathe life into your painting with acrylics. Learn new ways of depicting birds and other wildlife in a vibrant and lively manner building up your picture using areas of bold flat colour to giving an impression of the subject without fussing over fine detail.

My distinctive painting style which will be demonstrated on the course. The two days of studio work will gently challenge you to work in a different way and help you loosen up your own approach to painting and make bold creative gestures.

Please bring artists quality acrylic paints, at least three short flat brushes (sizes 4,6 and 10 are ideal) and a couple of canvases or boards A4/A3 size.

If you are looking for something new to shake up your painting then this is the course for you!

What you need to provide

  • Artists quality acrylic paints
  • At least three short flat brushes (sizes 4,6 and 10 are ideal)
  • A couple of canvases or boards A4/A3 size

What’s included

  • Tutoring from 10am to 4pm with a break for lunch
  • Tea and Coffee


The price of the course is £190.00 per person for the two days.  Bookings will be accepted on a first come first served basis and student numbers will normally be limited to a maximum of six per class.

Book by completing a printed copy of the downloadable booking form and returning it with a cheque for the appropriate amount. Please note that all payments should made by cheque or bank transfer. Email for my bank details. We don’t currently accept debit or credits cards. However, you can reserve places by phone or email although we do request that payment be made within 14 days of making the reservation. Unfortunately, because places are limited, if payment is not received within 14 days the reservation will be cancelled.

Available dates

All courses run over two days.

  • Sat July 27th/ Sun July 28th