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Dalston, London E8other (various creative courses)     16+
The School of Stuffdaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 0797 0149395stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.ukgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJul SepOctNovDec
Studio B002, LighthouseStudios
73-75 Shacklewell Lane
London
E8 2EB
Evening classes, weekend classes, 5 day intensive classes, part-time day classes in upholstery, furniture restoration and cabinetmaking. Fun classes for hobbyists and serious classes for career changers, and everything in between.
Limehouse, London E14oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawing  14+
Rachel Clark1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialtailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7987 8776rachel@rachelclark.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
25 Limehouse Cut
46 Morris Road
London
E14 6NQ
Life painting & drawing courses for all abilities. 1-to-1 tuition with professional artist Rachel Clark in small classes - max 9 students. The school (est. 1976) is run in my large, light, fully equipped studio and is easily reached by bus, tube or DLR.
North, London N7pottery, ceramics      
Kerry Hastingsevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07714 234861kerry_hastings@yahoo.co.ukgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJun  SepOctNovDec
Studio 211
Regent Studios
1, Thane Villas
London   N7 7PH
Learn pottery under expert tuition in a creative working studio. Throwing on the wheel, the various handbuilding techniques and glazing and firing work. Beginners taster sessions and courses offered. All levels of ability welcome.
Southwark, London SE1oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingpottery, ceramics
 sculpture, carving, castingglassother (various creative courses)   18+
The Art Academydaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7407 6969info@artacademy.org.ukgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mermaid Court
165a Borough High Street
London
SE1 1HR
The Art Academy is a unique organisation & artistic community. Set up as an independent art school on the South Bank, we make artistic tuition accessible. Courses as shown + metal, moulding & casting taught by resident artists.
Vauxhall, London SE11oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingdrawingsculpture, carving, casting  16+
London Atelier of Representational Artdaytimeevening series1-day workshoplonger non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7738 8884info@drawpaintsculpt.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
West Wing Basement Studios
Vox Studios
1-45 Durham Street, London
SE11 5JH
LARA teaches the fundamental aspects of drawing, painting and sculpture from life. The UK's only school offering renowned sight-size method. Students master expression of the human form. Now offering intensive workshops and short courses.
Lewisham, London SE14pottery, ceramics     15+
Shirley Stewartevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 8692 2513shirli_stewart@yahoo.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov 
Lewisham Arthouse
140 Lewisham Way
London
SE14 6PD
Three-day weekend throwing and glaze technology workshops. Evening studio pottery courses. 10-day summer course in August. Children's classes and pottery parties available.
Chelsea, London SW10oils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingprintmakingsculpture, carving, casting 17+
Heatherley School of Fine Artdaytimeevening series1-day workshoplonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7351 4190info@heatherleys.orggo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
75 Lots Road
Chelsea
London
SW10 0RN
Two-year diploma courses in portrait painting and figurative sculpture. One-year portfolio course. Part-time courses in: oil painting, watercolour, sculpture, drawing, printmaking. Summer courses. Open studio.
Little Venice, London W9drawing     15+
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brainlonger non-residential    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07956 910427anna@learn-to-draw-right.comgo to website
  Mar  JunJulAug Oct  
 If you can sign your name you can learn to draw! 5 days, devised by Betty Edwards using Right Side of the Brain techniques, will teach you the 5 basic skills of realistic drawing to form the global skill of drawing. Also in N Wales - see website.
Millport, Ayrshiredrawingglasscountry craftscreative writing  18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
  MarApr JunJulAug    
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location on the Isle of Cumbrae. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Nantwich, Cheshirepottery, ceramics      
Joy Wild1-day workshoplonger non-residentialtailored tuition  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01270 780345 go to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
The Firs Pottery
Sheppenhall Lane, Aston
Nantwich
Cheshire   CW5 8DE
Have a making day classes held twice weekly (lunch included). Beginners or advanced potters welcomed. Make up your own course - throwing, handbuilding, glazing + firing (stoneware clay). Also corporate day workshops.
Rhyd-y-creuau, Conwywatercolourscountry crafts    18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
  JulAug    
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in Snowdonia. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Callington, Cornwalloils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingother (various creative courses)
       16+
Callington School of Art1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel/Fax: 01579 383491info@callingtonartschool.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Lower House
Church Street
Callington, Cornwall
PL17 7AN
We offer a variety of courses for all abilities using the beautiful nearby locations around the Cornwall/Devon border as a basis for subsequent studio work. Courses also include life drawing and photographic silk screen printing. 4 star accommodation.
Bodmin, Cornwalloils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingdrawingpastels  16+
Ashley Hansondaytimeevening serieslonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01208 77656denise@ashleyhanson.co.ukgo to website
   AprMay   SepOct  
 5 Day Painting Holidays in Cornwall with renowned landscape artist Ashley Hanson: 4 stunning locations, 2 days in the studio. Prices from £430 incl 5 nts accomm, all lunches and more! Also see website for new 5 day courses in Porthleven.
Porthleven, Cornwalloils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelssculpture, carving, casting 18+
The Art Academylonger non-residential    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7407 6969info@artacademy.org.ukgo to website
    MayJunJulAugSep   
Mermaid Court
165a Borough High Street
London
SE1 1HR
New courses in creative painting and creative sculpture at the Lifeboat House Art Studios in Porthleven, near Helston, Cornwall. A new and refreshing type of holiday art course.
Blencathra, Keswick, Cumbriawatercoloursdrawingcountry craftsphotographyother (various creative courses) 18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
 Feb     AugSep   
 Be inspired by unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in the heart of the Lake District. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board / tuition.
Alston, Cumbriaoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing   18+
Lionel Playford2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01434 381092info@penninepainting.co.ukgo to website
   AprMayJunJulAugSepOct  
Rose House Studio
Garrigill
Alston, Cumbria
CA9 3DU
Landscape sketching and painting courses in the beautiful North Pennines AONB. Programmed and bespoke small-group courses in teaching studio with experienced, professional artist and tutor. Course fee includes lunches, transport and some materials.
Bampton, Devonwatercoloursdrawingpastelsother (various creative courses)  18+
Inspired Painting Holidays1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01398 332094info@catherinestott.co.ukgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 Holidays, Short Breaks, Day Workshops in Garden & Landscape painting in artist's studio and gardens & scenery of Devon & Exmoor. Courses all year. Beginners to experienced painters. Small groups. Also Mosaic Workshops. AA 4-star accommodation.
Challacombe, Devonoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelsglassother (various creative courses)18+
Shorland Old Farm2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01598 763505enquiries@shorlandoldfarm.co.ukgo to website
  MarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov 
Shorland Old Farm
Barton Lane, Challacombe
Barnstaple, Devon
EX31 4UB
Residential art holidays in C17 North Devon farmhouse. Wide range of media and styles for all abilities, led by professional artists. Stunning location. Large, well-equipped studio. Comfortable accommodation, good food and warm hospitality.
Lynmouth&Simonsbath, Devonoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
   AprMayJunJul Sep   
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are based in the stunning scenery of Exmoor National Park and the picturesque North Devon Coast. Britain’s top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website.
Lifton, Devonoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawing  16+
Brambles Art Retreat1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01566 784 359janet@bramblesartretreat.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Brambles
Sprytown
Lifton, Devon
PL16 0AY
Brambles Art Retreat - Est 2003. Residential painting holidays in the U.K. and abroad. Two tutors, small groups, all levels welcome. We choose fabulous locations.
Tavistock, Devonprintmaking     16+
Mary Gillettdaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 01822 810329marygillett60@gmail.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 Etching evening classes, Saturday, weekend & 5-day printmaking courses, 6th-form sessions, individual tuition, schools/community outreach. Flexible tuition for all. Spectacular setting: Tamar Valley, nr Dartmoor & coast. Local farmhouse B&B accom.
Dittisham, Devonoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingpottery, ceramicsother (various creative courses)
       12+
Coombe Farm Studios2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 01803 722352lara@coombefarmstudios.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Lara Lloyd
Coombe Farm Studios
Dittisham, nr. Dartmouth
Devon   TQ6 0JA
Join watercolourist & author Paul Riley at his beautiful S Devon farm amid unparalleled countryside. W/colours, oils, pastel, ceramics courses throughout the year. Large well-lit studio, first-class tuition. Non-residential & non-participants welcome.
Slapton Ley, Devonoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingphotography  18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
  JulAug    
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location on the South Devon coast. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Margam, Glamorganoils, acrylicswatercolourspastelscountry craftsphotographycreative writingother (various creative courses)
       18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
  MarAprMay JulAug OctNov 
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in South Wales parkland. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Wye Valley, Gloucestershireoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
   Apr JunJul Sep   
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are based in the beautiful & tranquil Wye Valley inc rivers, castles, bridges, cottages & more. Britain’s top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website.
Trigonos, Nantlle, Gwynedddrawing     18+
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brainlonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07956 910427anna@learn-to-draw-right.comgo to website
  Jul     
 If you can sign your name you can learn to draw! This Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain course devised by Betty Edwards, will teach you the 5 basic skills of realistic drawing to form the global skill of drawing. Also in London. See website.
Isle of Wight, Hampshireoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
   AprMayJunJul Sep   
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are based in the Isle of Wight with its beautiful coastline & amazing light ideal for painting. Britain’s top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website.
Brynaport, Highlandoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing    
Bettina Schroeder Painting Holidayslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 020 7609 0843bettina.schroeder@virgin.netgo to website
 Jun      
4 Cairns House, Holloway Rd
Islington
London
N7 9SA
2017: Jun 15-21. Staggering views across Loch Kishorn to the ancient corries and hills of Applecross. The light and colours, with the history and romance of the Scottish Highlands, make Brynaport a most inspirational and dynamic place to paint.
Dorchester, Oxfordshirewatercoloursdrawing    16+
Rebecca Hinddaytime1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01865 340633post@rebeccahind.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
8 Manor Farm Road
Dorchester-on-Thames
Oxon
0X10 7HZ
Traditional English watercolours. First-class tuition by demonstration and one-to-one, indoors and out. Held in Dorchester Abbey's Medieval Hall and other S. Oxon venues.
Waterperry, Oxfordshireoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingtextilescalligraphy, oriental 16+
Art in Action Summer School2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07980 091 297artinactionartcourses@gmail.comgo to website
   AugSep   
 Small classes in beautiful surroundings. Freedom to explore ideas. Generous tutors offer extensive knowledge and experience. Fine attention to each student's needs so beginners welcome and those who wish to learn more too. 2- and 4-day courses.
Dale Fort, Pembrokeshirephotographycreative writing     
Field Studies Councillonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
    May    Oct  
 Be inspired by unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location on the Pembrokeshire coast. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Orielton, Pembrokeshirephotography     18+
Field Studies Councillonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
    May Jul     
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location on the Pembrokeshire coast. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Kindrogan, Perth/Kinrosssculpture, carving, castingcountry craftsphotography   18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
   Apr JunJulAug Oct  
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in the Scottish Highlands. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Talgarth, Powysoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmaking16+
Art Courses Wales - Niel Bally2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01874 711212info@artcourseswales.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJul  OctNovDec
Taflod Wernfawr
Talgarth
Brecon
LD3 0DY
A variety of painting & drawing courses including life classes for all abilities. Purpose built studio and very attractive home. Fees include delicious lunches. Max of 8 to a class. 1 to 1 professional tuition. Stunning landscape - ideal creative break.
Cheddar and Wells, Somersetoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
   AprMayJunJul Sep   
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are based in the beautiful Cathedral City of Wells, on the edge of the Mendip Hills & near Cheddar. Britains top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website.
Flatford Mill, Suffolkoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelssculpture, carving, castingglasscountry crafts
 textilescalligraphy, orientalphotographycreative writingother (various creative courses) 18+
Field Studies Council1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
 FebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 Be inspired by unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in Constable Country. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Shotley, Suffolkpottery, ceramics     14+
Deborah Baynes Pottery Studio2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01473 788300deborah@deborahbaynes.co.ukgo to website
  MarAprMayJunJulAugSepOct  
Nether Hall
Shotley
Ipswich, Suffolk
IP9 1PW
Serious fun for potaholics - every summer since 1971. Expert friendly tuition - handbuilding, throwing, decorating, raku and salt glaze. Excellent food wine and accommodation in our 16th Century hall by the Orwell Estuary.
Malham Tarn, North Yorkshirewatercoloursprintmakingcountry crafts   18+
Field Studies Council2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
    MayJun AugSep   
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in the Yorkshire Dales. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
06 Biot, France#     10+
Candlemakingcoursesevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 6 8450 8436g-simmons@hotmail.frgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
9 av de la Liberation
06600 Antibes
France
Learn the Creative Art of Candle Design from one of the worlds leading designers. We offer the most extensive interactive on-line courses available and conduct seminars at our school on the French Riviera. Please see 'On-Line Courses' on our website.
Chateauneuf du Faou, Franceoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
The Old Bakery Studio1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
 tom.sarah@blueyonder.co.ukgo to website
   AugSepOct  
19 Rue Paul Serusier
Chateauneuf du Faou
Brittany
29520   France
The Old Bakery offers residential painting holidays and workshops in a beautiful town in Finistere, Brittany. Our experienced artist, Mary, will help improve your skills at your own pace. Local day trips, food and accommodation included.
Kalymnos, Greeceoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastels 18+
Greek Island Painting Tripslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: +30 22430 48113greekislandpaintingtrips@hotmail.comgo to website
    MayJun  SepOct  
 Painting holidays on the Greek Island of Kalymnos with British Artist/Tutors. There are various courses to choose from and non-painting partners are welcome. Kalymnos is the authentic Greek Island with stunning painting locations.
Kythnos, Greecepottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting    16+
Accademia d'Artelonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 608177897nicole@nicoledurand.netgo to website
 JunJul Sep   
29 via Moretti
Mortola Sup
18039 (Imp)
Italy
Cyclades adventure: Sculpt the traditional way like the ancient Greek masters used to do. Enjoy this wonderful island, sculpt and enjoy the thermal baths near the art studio. A complete holiday! Non-sculpting partner welcome.
Budapest, Hungaryoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelssculpture, carving, casting 17+
Budapest Art Campslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: +36 70 216 84 86budapestartcamps@gmail.comgo to website
   Aug    
53 Bartók Béla út
1114 Budapest
Hungary
Discover Budapest through an artist's eye! Tour the Hungarian capital, explore hidden sites & magnificent views, work in & outside the studio. Paint or sculpt to creatively analyse & rework your impressions of the city into your own subjective artworks.
Anchora di Chianti, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing   16+
Brambles Art Retreatlonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01566 784 359janet@bramblesartretreat.comgo to website
   Aug    
Brambles
Sprytown
Lifton, Devon
PL16 0AY
18th-25th August 2017: A 7 residential day course at a beautiful Italian villa in the Chianti Vineyards. Stunning location, long views of the Tuscan hills.
Ascoli Piceno, Italyoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursother (various creative courses)  18+
The Retreatlonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: +39 334 903 4401info@lemarcheretreat.comgo to website
   AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov 
Via San Taddeo 12
Force
63045 AP
ITALY
Quality all-inclusive art holidays in all media in stunning surroundings with like-minded people in the heart of Italy. Suitable for all ages, from beginner to advanced and individual travellers to groups. We work in a relaxed family atmosphere.
Bellagio, L Como, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelspottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, castingcooking
 other (various creative courses)     16+
Abele Experientia Artis1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: +39 3420931568info@abeleexperientiaartis.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Via Jacopo Rezia, 24/26
San Giovanni di Bellagio (CO)
22021
Italy
Enjoy a real art experience with a professional artist & teacher: fine arts, classical Italian arts, Maestri Comacini art, marble sculpture, stone decoration and much more. Exclusive professional courses held on the romantic & inspirational Lake Como.
Florence, Italyoils, acrylicsdrawing    13+
The Florence Art Studiolonger non-residentialtailored tuition   beginnersimprovers
Tel: +39 34879 62568info@theflorenceartstudio.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Via Ghibellina 121
50122 Firenze
Italy
Located in the heart of the historic city centre, The Florence Art Studio provides customized intensive Drawing/Painting courses taught in English to students from around the world, all ages, backgrounds and levels, from complete beginner to advanced.
Monzuno, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingother (various creative courses)  16+
Irma Fiorentini's Italian Art Studio2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
 irmafiorentini@gmail.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Via Capezzale 1
40036 Monzuno
Bologna
Italy
1) Decorative Wall Painting: ornament-techniques for elegantly decorating your own home! 2) Trompe-L'Oeil Technique: painting a window with a landscape view, to create a surprising optical illusion! Take home your work, notes on theory, a certificate.
Rome and Venice, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing   16+
Brambles Art Retreatlonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01566 784 359janet@bramblesartretreat.comgo to website
 Jun      
Brambles
Sprytown
Lifton, Devon
PL16 0AY
10th-18th June 2017: An eight-day residential painting holiday starting in Rome with the Colosseum and The Vatican then transferring by train to Venice.
Sicily, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing    
Bettina Schroeder Painting Holidayslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 020 7609 0843bettina.schroeder@virgin.netgo to website
   Apr  
4 Cairns House, Holloway Rd
Islington
London
N7 9SA
22-29 April 2017: Situated near the famous valley of the temples and the sea on the west coast of Sicily, the 'Fattoria Mose' is an ancient country estate overlooking gardens, with its own small chapel and a swimming pool for a dip.
Tuscany, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing    
Bettina Schroeder Painting Holidayslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 020 7609 0843bettina.schroeder@virgin.netgo to website
    May 
4 Cairns House, Holloway Rd
Islington
London
N7 9SA
May 14-21 2017: A villa in the wonderful old village of Cotto, set above a gentle wooded valley. Swimming pool, terraced, secluded gardens. In addition to painting in and around Cotto, we will also go on painting trips to nearby places of interest.
Ventimiglia, Italypottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting    15+
Accademia d'Arte1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 608177897nicole@nicoledurand.netgo to website
    MayJunJulAugSepOct  
29 via Moretti
Mortola Sup
18039 (Imp)
Italy
Learn to sculpt (stone, wood carving or clay) on the beautiful Italian riviera and famous Cote d'Azur like the old masters, seaview artists residencies on site. We also do workshops in Greece - see www.nicoledurand.com
Lagos, Algarve, Portugaloils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
    SepOct  
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are in the beautiful Algarve, with its beautiful countryside, stunning coastline & many harbours. Britain’s top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website
Olhao, Algarve, Portugaloils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawing    
Bettina Schroeder Painting Holidayslonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 020 7609 0843bettina.schroeder@virgin.netgo to website
 Jun      
4 Cairns House, Holloway Rd
Islington
London
N7 9SA
Wed 7-Wed 14 Jun 2017: In Olhao, near Faro, an authentic Portugese working town and fishing port with many facets. Olhao's Art School has a studio with vaulted ceilings, 3 courtyards and a swimming pool - space for creativity and social gatherings.
Alcaucin, Spainlife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingprintmakingother (various creative courses)  
Casa Bridgetlonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: +34 686322328info@casabridget.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Lista de Correos
La Vinuela
Malaga 29712
Spain
Residential courses for all levels with expert tuition in a beautiful area of outstanding beauty. Our tutors specialise in most methods & materials so select your type of painting to match the tutors listed on our website. We look forward to seeing you.
Bedar, Andalucia, Spainoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
    SepOct  
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays in the beautiful white mountain village of Bedar, Spain are with Noel Gregory, well known for books on oils/acrylics. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website.
Montanchez, Spainoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingphotography  18+
Finca-art courses1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 01766 590638hafod.art@hotmail.comgo to website
    MayJun AugSepOct  
Finca Acehuche
10170 Montanchez
Caceres, Extremadura
SPAIN
Choose to sketch and paint in landscape or townscape with experienced tutor & artist Noelle Griffiths. Based on art school teaching, the courses are tailored to each person's experience and aspiration. All drawing & painting media taught. See website.
Relleu, Alicante, Spainoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelstextilesphotographycreative writing
 cookingother (various creative courses)    18+
Almassera Vellalonger residential, holidays    beginnersimprovers
Tel: +34 966 856003christopher@oldolivepress.comgo to website
   AprMayJun  SepOctNov 
C de la Mare de Deu del M. 56
Relleu
03578 Alicante
SPAIN
Almassera Vella: Sawday listed converted olive press; an arts centre in a Spanish mountain village in Alicante province. Retreats, residential courses - creative writing, painting, mountain walking: www.oldolivepress.com