Workshops

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. 

 

 

En plein air workshops benefit from our beautiful coastline, just minutes' walk from the studio. 

 

 

Studio-based workshops are held in our light and spacious studio. The space is well equipped with studio easels, drawing boards etc. 

 

 

 

Below is our current list of forthcoming 2020 workshops at EDAA.

Please contact us if you would like further details or to book. 

If a workshop is marked as full, it is always worth contacting us in case a place becomes available last minute. 

 

When we resume workshops, numbers will be limited to 10 participants per workshop to allow for social distancing.                  At present materials will not be provided.                                              Please bring your own paints, paper, boards, brushes, water pots and palettes etc. These can be purchased at the art shop opposite us. South West Art Materials.

Easles and drawing boards will still be provided. Extra hygiene will be in place. Tables will be 2m apart. For further details of our health and safety mesures, please contact us. 

 

 

 

                            WORKSHOPS 2020 

 

                              

 

Hannah Twine.

Improve your Human & Animal Portraits. 21st to 23rd July.                                                Classically trained artist Hannah 

Twine will be guiding you through

how to create sensitive and impactful portraits.  Suitable for all levels and designed to give confidence. Learn how to create realistic eyes, fur, hair & flesh tones with her 'less is more' approach and sight techniques used by the Old Masters. £180 for three days. Includes model fees.

www.hannahtwine.co.uk

 

 

Catherine Osbond                              24th & 25th July.                                      Life Drawing and Painting in Mixed Media.                                    An exciting two-day workshop using a combination of a traditional and contemporary approach to life drawing and painting. Creating different paint surfaces and an experimental approach using mixed media will be the focus of this workshop. £120 for two days. Includes life model costs. www.catherineosbond.co.uk 

Catherine Osbond.                        Mixed Media.                               27th to 29th July.                         An exciting three-day workshop where you will have a chance to experiment with a wide range of materials. Creating interesting surfaces, different paint applications, use of various combinations of materials will be covered. Composition, use of tone, colour and texture will be covered. An expressive and experimental approach to land and seascape painting. £120 for three days. www.catherineosbond.co.uk 

Grahame Booth.                            Watercolour Landscapes and Townscapes.                                   10th to 13th August.                       Learn how to create a fresh lively watercolour by using confident bold brushstrokes to choose a main focal point while simplifying the rest of the subject. Includes Plein Air painting in and around the beautiful coastal town of                                                                                 Sidmouth.         

                                          £240 for four days. www.grahamebooth.com

CANCELLED. New dates 23rd to 26th August 2021  

 

 

Hannah Twine.                                                    Children’s Animal & Human Art.                    18th August.                                      Designed to give confidence and bring artworks to life!  Working from 2D & 3D sources. All materials provided. £16 for 2 hours. / £32 for day. (10.30am -12.30pm) & (1.30-3.30pm).    www.hannahtwine.co.uk

 

 

Favell Bevan-Arti.                          Pastel Inspirations.                              19th & 20th August.                                 A two-day workshop about pastels and the various techniques involved. £120. 

 

Soraya French.                                    Expressive 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. £160. www.sorayafrench.com

 

Steve Hall.                               1st to 3rd September 2020. 

Watercolour Landscapes. 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.   £160 for three days.

www.stevehallartist.co.uk

 

Chris Forsey RI.                              9th to 11th Sept 2020.

Expressive Mixed Media Landscapes.     A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media on this three-day workshop.  

£195. www.chrisforsey.com

 

Hashim Akib.                      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. www.hashimakib.co.uk 

 

Chris Forsey RI.                       22nd to 24th September 2020.

Expressive Mixed Media Landscapes.     A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media on this three-day workshop.  

£195. www.chrisforsey.com

 

                                                                                                                                                                                    Jenny Aitken.                                                                                                     29th & 30th Sept 2020.

Seascapes in Acrylic and Oil.                                                      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

 

Jenny Aitken.                                        1st & 2nd October 2020.

Seascapes in Acrylic and Oil.             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

 

 

Trevor Waugh.                                  Chasing the Light.                        Saturday 3rd October.

Learn how to create the feeling of light in your watercolour painting from this well-known artist. £65. www.trevorwaugh.com       

 

Stephie Butler ASWA.        Wildlife Portraits in Watercolour. 8th October 2020. 

Learn how to paint animal portraits in watercolour full of colour with an impressionistic feel from this well-known artist. £60. www.stephiebutler.com

 

Stephie Butler ASWA.                  Portraits in Watercolour.                  9th & 10th October.                  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. £120. www.stephiebutler.com

 

Catherine Osbond.                  Expressive Portraits.                  15th & 16th October.

Learn how to create accurate and expressive portraits. Either children or adults. Designed for those with some experience who which to develop their skills. Students to work in the media of their choice. Demonstrations will be in acrylic and oils.   

£120 for two days. Includes model fees.

www.catherineosbond.co.uk 

 

James Tatum SWAc.                            17th & 18th October.                        The Landscape as Power and Emotion. 

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

 

 

Jake Winkle.

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 human portraits 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 human portraits with this well-known and popular artist. £60. www.winkleart.com

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS 2021

Chris Forsey RI.                                18th to 20th March 2021.

Expressive Mixed Media Landscapes.                                          A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media on this three-day workshop.  

£195. www.chrisforsey.com

 

Roger Dellar ROI.  3rd to 5th July 2021 Plein Air Painting in Oils.                         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 

Chris Forsey RI                          21st to 23rd July 2021.

Expressive Mixed Media Landscapes.                                    A chance to learn from this well-known artist. Create expressive landscapes in water-based media on this three-day workshop.  

£195. www.chrisforsey.com

 

Grahame Booth.                           Watercolour Landscapes and Townscapes.                                 23rd to 26th August 2021.     Learn how to create a fresh lively watercolour by using confident bold brushstrokes to choose a main focal point while simplifying the rest of the subject. Includes Plein Air painting in and around the beautiful coastal town                                                                 of Sidmouth.

                                                               £260 for four days.

                                                               www.grahamebooth.com 

 

 

We have many more exciting workshops to come in 2021.

If you would like to be notified of these, please contact us.