Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock Your Creativity with Gerry Dudgeon

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 […]

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Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock your creativity with Gerry Dudgeon

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 […]

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Watercolour Painting – Abstract Landscapes with Paul Riley

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 […]

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Watercolour Painting Waterscapes by the Dart with Paul Riley

This watercolour painting course with Paul Riley makes the most of the stunning area around Coombe by taking participants on location painting following the water from our stream at Coombe, to the River Dart in Dittisham and out to sea at Blackpool sands. Paul adores painting waterscapes and the accompanying skyscapes that go hand-in-hand. Attention […]

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Watercolour Painting Flowers in Gardens & Still Life with Paul Riley

Flowers provide a great opportunity to explore a range of painting techniques. The variations in form and colour are endlessly fascinating and this course will provide you with the opportunity to explore those techniques including getting to grips with a range of brushes and brushwork. Paul Riley, who leads this course, is well known for […]

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Watercolour painting – The Magic of Watercolour Flowers

  Following a series of bestselling books on watercolour painting including “Flower Painting“, “Intimate Landscapes” and “The Watercolour Workshop“, Paul Riley published a new book & instructional DVD in 2015. The title of the book is The Magic of Watercolour Flowers and this is the classic and popular accompanying course to the title.   During […]

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Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock Your Creativity with Gerry Dudgeon

If you are keen on experimentation and want to experiment with different media, to draw and get to grips with colour so you can unlock your creativity, then this is an ideal course for you. This weekender course is a great opportunity for returning students to revisit specific techniques with Gerry or for anyone new […]

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Watercolour painting Abstract Landscapes

Abstract river watercolour by Paul Riley

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 […]

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Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock your creativity with Gerry Dudgeon – 3 places left

Gerry Dudgeon painting

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 […]

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Watercolour Painting Waterscapes by the Dart – SOLD OUT

This watercolour painting course with Paul Riley makes the most of the stunning area around Coombe by taking participants on location painting following the water from our stream at Coombe, to the River Dart in Dittisham and out to sea at Blackpool sands. Paul adores painting waterscapes and the accompanying skyscapes that go hand-in-hand. Attention […]

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Watercolour painting – The Magic of Watercolour Flowers

Paul Riley 'The Magic of Watercolour Flowers' book cover

Following a series of bestselling books on watercolour painting including “Flower Painting“, “Intimate Landscapes” and “The Watercolour Workshop“, Paul Riley published a new book & instructional DVD in 2015. The title of the book is The Magic of Watercolour Flowers and this is the classic and popular accompanying course to the title. During the five […]

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Acrylics & Mixed Media – Unlock Your Creativity with Gerry Dudgeon – 2 Places available

If you are keen on experimentation and want to experiment with different media, to draw and get to grips with colour so you can unlock your creativity, then this is an ideal course for you. This weekender course is a great opportunity for returning students to revisit specific techniques with Gerry or for anyone new […]

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Watercolour – the Magic of Watercolour Flowers – 2 places left

Paul Riley 'The Magic of Watercolour Flowers' book cover

Following a series of bestselling books on watercolour painting including “Flower Painting“, “Intimate Landscapes” and “The Watercolour Workshop“, Paul Riley publishes a new book & instructional DVD in 2015. The title of the book is The Magic of Watercolour Flowers and this is the accompanying course to the title. During the five days Paul will […]

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Painting Holiday with Bettina Schroeder – SOLD OUT

Bettina Schroeder watercolur The Old Boat Devon

Sorry this course is now sold out but we have 1 non resident place left in September so do join us then!.  Bettina’s painting 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. Tuition […]

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Watercolour – Abstract Landscapes – 2 places available

Abstract river watercolour by Paul Riley

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 […]

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Watercolour – From Stream to Sea, Waterscapes by the Dart – SOLD OUT

This watercolour painting course with Paul Riley makes the most of the stunning area around Coombe. From our stream to the River Dart in Dittisham and out to sea at Blackpool sands. Paul adores painting waterscapes and the accompanying skyscapes that go hand-in-hand. Attention is also given to the rendering of boats and their elusive […]

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Acrylic & Mixed Media – Unlock your creativity with Gerry Dudgeon – SOLD OUT

Gerry Dudgeon painting

This course is now SOLD OUT, please do join Gerry’s course in August or October or email us to join the waiting list for this one! 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 […]

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Pen, Ink & Watercolour – Flowers in Gardens with Paul Riley – 1 none resident place available

There’s just one non resident place left on this course. To see accommodation recommendations in the area see ‘accommodation’ section of this site, or, if you’d like a residential place do email us to join our waiting list. Flowers provide a great opportunity to explore a range of drawing and painting techniques. The variations in […]

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Ceramics For the Garden – 2nd course – SOLD OUT

Laurel Keeley large coil pot

This course is also now SOLD OUT, please do email Lara to join the waiting list and/or to receive details of the next courses as soon as they are released. Internationally recognised ceramicist Laurel Keeley works with coloured slips and drawn line in stoneware and porcelain clays, with glazes and oxides applied, often enhanced with […]

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Printmaking Japanese Woodcuts

Paul Riley carving woodcut

A unique three day printmaking course which demonstrates the versatility of the medium.   Paul Riley is best known for his vibrant watercolours, is he also a master at oil painitng, ceramics and printmaking. Wood Cuts have a very long and fascinating tradition going back to early Japanese and Christian forms of illustration and Paul has […]

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