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September 2020

£395 – £640

Watercolour painting – The Way of the Brush

Tutor: Paul Riley
September 13 @ 5:00 pm - September 18 @ 2:00 pm

Understanding your tools and their uses will release the potential of your creative mind, for you will paint with greater freedom if you are at ease with your the means of getting colour onto your paper.  This new watercolour course with Coombe’s lead tutor Paul Riley, has been developed following growing interest in Paul’s extensive use of multiple brushes in each painting. If you want to feel liberated in your watercolour painting, free from using pencil or other medium, to…

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October 2020

£270 – £455

Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock Your Creativity with Gerry Dudgeon

Tutor: Gerry Dudgeon
October 8 @ 5:00 pm - October 11 @ 2:00 pm

This 3 day course is dedicated to those participants who have already taken part in Gerry’s courses and/or are at an intermediate or more experienced level of painting and want to push their skills and advance their work (NB for those that haven’t attended Gerry’s courses or those that consider themselves at an earlier stage of skill level, he runs at five day course open to all here at Coombe in August) . If you are keen on experimentation and want…

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£395 – £640

Watercolour Painting Autumn Colour & Skies

Tutor: Paul Riley
October 18 @ 5:00 pm - October 23 @ 2:00 pm

Painting in the Autumn provides a rich palette of colours: deep rich reds, golds, yellows.. and incredible skies. Devon is a great place for painting both, out in the landscape beside the River Dart or on majestic Dartmoor National Park. These are explored both in the landscape (taking quick sketches and photos if the weather is bad) and in the studio by the warmth of the log burner. Although the main emphasis will be on capturing the rich colours of…

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£270 – £455

Drawing Weekend with Laurie Steen RWA

Tutor: Laurie Steen
October 29 @ 5:00 pm - November 1 @ 2:00 pm

This short intense course with Laurie Steen will use the Winter Landscape as our subject and the catalyst to explore a variety of monochromatic mediums.  The course will also focus on how we find and translate inspirations in the shapes and landscape around us.  We will aim to work quickly exploring a variety of line and mark making media while focusing on the natural series of changes that come with pushing the boundaries of our own drawing methods. Thus leading…

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November 2020

£270 – £455

Drawing & Painting Figures using natural & found pigments.

Tutor: Kate Marshall
November 5 @ 5:00 pm - November 8 @ 2:00 pm

Drawing & Painting Figures from the Landscape, using natural & found pigments, is a new and unique course focusing on painting and drawing figures and working with natural pigments.  Gathering your own and using some of Kate’s collection of materials, you will explore ways to make art out of the physical world around you. Learn how to mix and bind pigments to make inks and paints. Experiment with alternative ways of mark making. Finding oak galls and brewing oak gall ink…

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£270 – £455

Ceramics with Laurel Keeley

Tutor: Laurel Keeley
November 12 @ 5:00 pm - November 15 @ 2:00 pm

This is a lovely weekend intensive pottery residential with the internationally recognised potter Laurel Keeley. Laurel works with coloured slips and drawn line in stoneware and porcelain clays, with glazes and oxides applied, often enhanced with Gold Lustre. The slab bowls, plates and pots are vehicles for figurative designs of fish and fields, rivers, canals and glimpses of the world through windows. More recently she has been working with images of gardens and landscape, her method informed by painting. Having…

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March 2021

£395 – £640

Watercolour Painting – Abstract Landscapes with Paul Riley

Tutor: Paul Riley
March 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - March 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

This course is designed to explore the process of abstracting from the figurative world of nature and to careful editing and composition to leave space for your watercolours to ‘breathe’. The landscape tradition in watercolour has been long established. The methods and techniques are familiar to beginners and advanced alike. This course proposes a refreshing new way of tackling the much loved English and even International landscape. An exciting and adventurous new method of looking involves abstraction To abstract, needs…

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August 2021

£395 – £640

Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock your creativity with Gerry Dudgeon

Tutor: Gerry Dudgeon
August 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - August 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

If you are keen on experimentation and want to experiment with different media, to draw and get to grips with colour, this is an ideal course for you. Gerry has taught throughout his professional painting career most recently one day master classes from his studio in Dorset. As a regular exhibitor at Coombe Gallery since the mid 90s we are delighted to build on those one-day courses by offering his intensive residential courses at Coombe, which have been sell outs…

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£395 – £660

Watercolour Painting with Bettina Schroeder

August 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Bettina has been teaching at Coombe for many years as well as courses she runs herself in Scotland and abroad. Her relaxed courses are suitable for all, from absolute beginners to accomplished painters. They are designed to help you to make the most of your abilities and to find a personal approach and her tuition will be mainly in watercolour, which enables you to experiment and work freely but other media are also welcome. Daily watercolour demonstrations (in the studio…

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