Workshops are run by resident artists and internationally renowned artists. These are held regularly at East Devon Art Academy, Old Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LS.
During the Summer School, which runs in July and August, workshops and short courses will be held Monday - Saturday.
There is plenty of local accommodation in Sidmouth. Please see our accommodation page. For a full list of hotels and guest houses, please contact us.
These are just a few of the artists that will be running workshops at EDAA in 2020.
Please contact us if you would like further details or to book.
Catherine Osbond. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners/Improvers. 13th February 2020. Learn the essentials of oil or acrylic painting. Use of mediums, glazing, scumbling, impasto painting, colour, shape, brushwork and palette knife work will be covered. £40.
Glyn Macey. 15th February. The Colours of Winter. An experimental mixed media workshop exploring the essence of Winter. £60. www.glynmacey.com
Catherine Osbond. Watercolour Painting for Beginners/Improvers. 27th February 2020. Learn the essentials of watercolour painting. Use of washes, brushwork, application of paint, mediums, colour will be covered. £40.
James Tatum. The Landscape as Power and Emotion.
14th & 15th March. £120. This workshop is designed to show students how to use a 3-step process to produce more powerful, exciting and coherent landscape paintings. Learn how to use the basic tools of structure, composition, space, tone and colour. £120. www.jamestatumartist.com
John Hoar. Watercolour Fast and Free. 19th March.
A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Watercolour and ink and wash. £60. www.jhoar.com
Chris Forsey RI.
24th to 26th March 2020.
A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media. £195 for three days. www.chrisforsey.com
Seascapes in Acrylic and Oil.
16th & 17th April 2020. Jenny aims to provide thoroughly informative teaching, with the overriding goal of people enjoying themselves! She wants people to feel encouraged, enabled and challenged by the courses she runs. The workshop will include tonal work, colour work, brushwork and plenty of practical teaching tips and explanation throughout.
Jenny is renowned for her expressive seascapes, landscapes and still life. £120 for two days. www.jennyaitken.co.uk
Virginia Hole. Ir…..resistible Fun. 24th & 25th April. Creating art with the use of resist techniques, by way of paper masks, paint layering and over printing. Experimental, contemporary and great fun! £80.
Stephie Butler ASWA. Wildlife Portraits in Watercolour. 2nd May. Learn how to paint animal portraits in watercolour full of colour with an impressionistic feel from this well-known artist. £70. www.stephiebutler.com
Stephie Butler ASWA. Portraits in Watercolour. 3rd & 4th May. Learn how to paint portraits in watercolour full of colour with an impressionistic feel from this well-known artist. Stephie will share how to portray feelings and emotions in your work making it unique. £140. (£180 for all 3 days). www.stephiebutler.com
Flowing Watercolour Landscapes.
29th & 30th May.
A wonderful opportunity to learn from this inspirational and internationally renowned watercolour artist. Learn how to use watercolour in innovative ways to create stunning, vibrant landscapes in watercolour.
www.prischedko.de £260 for two days.
Flowing Figures in Watercolour. 31st May & 1st June.
A wonderful opportunity to learn from this inspirational and internationally renowned watercolour artist. Learn how to use watercolour in innovative ways to create stunning, vibrant figures in watercolour. £260 for two days.
23rd to 25th June. Learn from this popular and well-known watercolour artist. With a mixture of demonstrations, en plein air and studio work, Steve will guide you through the completion of two paintings per day. £180 for three days.
Chris Forsey RI. Expressive Landscapes in Mixed Media. 30th June & 1st July A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media. £140. www.chrisforsey.com
Chris Forsey RI. Expressive Mixed Media Landscapes.
2nd & 3rd July.
A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media. £140.
Roger Dellar ROI. Plein Air Painting in Oils.
4th to 6th July. Paint landscapes in oils with this acclaimed artist. Composition, colour mixing, and paint handling will be dealt with as well as the importance of good brushwork. £195 for three days. www.rogerdellar.com
Grahame Booth. Watercolour Landscapes and Townscapes. 10th to 13th August. Four days.
Learn how to create a fresh lively watercolour by using confident bold brushstrokes to choose a main focus while simplifying the rest of the subject. Includes en Plein Air painting in and around the beautiful coastal town of Sidmouth. £240. www.grahamebooth.com
Mixed Media. 25th & 26th August. Learn from this renowned mixed media artist. Create exciting flower paintings and beach scenes with or without people, in mixed media. Some materials included. £140. www.sorayafrench.com
Vibrant Acrylics. 12th & 13th September.
A chance to learn from the well-known artist Hashim Akib. Hashim is renowned for his expressive painting in acrylics. He works with many subjects including townscapes, portraiture and animals. £140. Please see his website for examples of his work. www.hashimakib.co.uk
Watercolour Portraits. 21st October. Learn how to paint colourful, exciting human portraits with this well-known and popular artist. £60. www.winkleart.com
Jake Winkle. British Wildlife in Watercolour. 22nd October. Learn how to paint colourful, exciting animals with this well-known and popular artist. £60. www.winkleart.com
Jake Winkle. African Safari in Watercolour. 23rd October. Learn how to paint colourful, exciting animals with this well-known and popular artist. £60. www.winkleart.com
Catherine Osbond. Mixed Media. Summer 2020. Dates TBA. A fun and exciting opportunity to try out mixed media methods in numerous ways. Use of acrylic, watercolour, inks, oil pastels, soft pastels and oils. Textures will be created and explored. Various surfaces will be used. Materials supplied. £95.
Catherine Osbond. Oils & Acrylics. Designed for beginners and those who wish to develop their skills. Various methods of working will be shown, such as wipe out, glazing and impasto methods. Palette knife work and colour mixing will also be explored. Dates TBA. £80. www.catherineosbond.co.uk
Hannah Twine. Children’s Animal and Human Drawing. Dates TBA. Designed to give confidence and bring art work to life! £15 / £30.
Hannah Twine. For Adults. Improve your Animal and Human Portraits. Learn to develop and improve your animal and human portraits. A portrait model will be provided for part of the time. Dates TBA. £95.