Painting and Drawing in Cornwall and Hertfordshire

Booking Dates

Hertfordshire Booking Dates 2017 & 2018 Please check dates carefully as some dates are blocked off in certain months
We will post any cancellations or changes to this programme if we have any need to make these alterations

Fortnightly Saturday Mornings - Water Colour Classes with Peter Massey
Beginners & Improvers £15 per person
Maximum 8 people


Last few classes for 2017


November 18th10.30am - 1pm
December 2nd10.30am - 1pm
December 16th10.30am - 1pm
(Last class for 2017)


2018 - Jan - Jun (Summer & Winter programmes TBA)


Water Colour Classes with Peter Massey Beginners & Improvers


Jan 13th10.30am - 1pm
Jan 27th10.30am - 1pm
Feb 10th10.30am - 1pm
Feb 24th10.30am - 1pm
Mar 10th10.30am - 1pm

Apr 7th

10.30am - 1pm

May 5th10.30am - 1pm
Apr 21st10.30am - 1pm
May 5th10.30am - 1pm
Jun 2nd10.30am - 1pm
Jun 30th10.30am - 1pm


Other Regular Workshops Maximum 6 people - £25 per person inclusive of materials

(Improvers & those wanting to change to different mediums)


Oils, Acrylic and Drawing - Painting is in the Studio and Drawing takes place in the Gallery roomTutor: Val Cansick


You do not have to attend these sessions every week, just choose when you want to book and call us to reserve a place. You can attend as often or as occasionally as you wish, but we need you to book ahead per session and cancel with as much notice as possible if you can't attend. There is no payment up front for the classes but you must pay on entry on the day of your lesson.


Thursday morning - Painting 10am - 1pm

Thursday afernoons - Drawing 2pm - 4pm £20 per person includes materials


Starts February 2018


Feb 15thPainting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Feb 22ndPainting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Mar 1st

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Mar 15th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Mar 22nd

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Mar 29th

Painting 10am - 1pm
Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Apr 5th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Apr 12th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Apr 26th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

May 3rd

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

May 17th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

May 24th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Jun 7th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Jun 28th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm

Jul 5th

Painting 10am - 1pm

Drawing 2pm - 4pm


Friday Morning Painting Workshops
Tutor Val Cansick


Feb 1st10.30 - 1pm
Feb 23rd10.30 - 1pm
Mar 2nd10.30 - 1pm
Mar 16th10.30 - 1pm
Mar 23rd10.30 - 1pm
Mar 30th10.30 - 1pm
Apr 6th10.30 - 1pm
Apr 13th10.30 - 1pm
Apr 27th10.30 - 1pm
May 4th10.30 - 1pm
May 18th10.30 - 1pm
May 25th10.30 - 1pm
Jun 8th10.30 - 1pm
Jun 29th10.30 - 1pm
Jul 6th10.30 - 1pm


Courses 2018 Feb - July All days run from 10.00am to 5pm unless otherwise stated
1-day Intensives - all materials included £95 per person. Max 4 people


Mon 5th Feb1 day Drawing Intensive - variety of drawing tools
Wed 7th Feb1 day Drawing Intensive - variety of drawing tools
Friday 9th Feb1 day Perspective Intensive - from basics to complex angles


All of the above are for those wanting to improve or discover a broader approach to painting and drawing.
Confidence building and observation skills are key throughout


5-day Intensive Course 

All Materials Included £495 per person. Max 4 people
Mon 5th Feb - Fri 9th Mar inclusive


2-day Painting Course for Beginners & Improvers £225 per person

All materials included

Mon Apr 9th - Tues Apr 10th


2-day Drawing and Colour Mixing Course for Beginners & Improvers £225

All Materials Included
Mon 16th Apri - Tue 17th Apr
Thurs 19th - Friday 20th Apr 


3-day Art Course Intensive. £295 per person

All Materials included
This is for Improvers and those wishing to 'fill skills gaps' in their existing art skills.
It pulls together Drawing, Perspective and getting your ideas formed into a painting composition.
It includes all the content of the 1 day courses and brings it all together to consolidate and intensify it in one continuous course,
so if you need to get results quickly this is the course to do it for you.
Mon 7th - Wed 9th May


Colour Mixing and Choosing Your Palette £95 per person

Materials included. Max 4 people
This is a must if you struggle with colour mixing or simply choosing the right colour palette. We cover peoples' perception of colour, optical illusions,
problem solving and how to paint your way out of a mess! A fun day for all levels.
Friday 11th May


5 Day Intensive

Subject to be Advised nearer the time, but will be painting with a specified medium and include Drawing, Perspective, Colour Mixing, Abstract and Traditional Content
11th - 16th June

Our 2018 dates are being revised and will be live from November 3rd once our updates are complete. Thank you for your patience while we do this