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.
If a workshop is marked as full, it is always worth contacting us in case a place becomes available last minute.
Glyn Macey. 15th February. The Colours of Winter. An experimental mixed media workshop exploring the essence of Winter. £60. www.glynmacey.com FULL
Catherine Osbond. Watercolour Painting for Beginners/Improvers. 13th February 2020. Learn the essentials of watercolour painting. Use of washes, brushwork, application of paint, mediums, colour will be covered. £40. 1 PLACE LEFT.
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. ONE PLACE LEFT. 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
TWO PLACES LEFT.
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. 14th May 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. 15th & 16th May 2020. 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. (£160 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.
TWO PLACES LEFT.
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.
Catherine Osbond. Expressive Portraits.
11th & 12th June.
Learn how to create accurate and expressive portraits. Either adult or children. 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.
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 FULL.
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.
www.chrisforsey.com ONE PLACE LEFT.
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
2 PLACES LEFT.
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.
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. £140 for two days. Includes all materials and life model costs. www.catherineosbond.co.uk
Catherine Osbond. B.Ed Hons.
27th to 29th July.
A fun workshop using a wide range of materials.
An experimental approach to various surfaces, paint application, mark making. Plenty of opportunities to enjoy the liberation of paint.
Constructive direction as to composition, use of tone, colour and paint application.
An experimental appoach for those with little experience and also those with more experience.
All materials provided.
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
Hannah Twine. Children’s Animal & Human Portraits. 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).
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
2 PLACES LEFT.
Trevor Waugh. Chasing the Light in Watercolour. Saturday 3rd October.
A chance to learn from this well known watercolour artist. Learn exciting techniques with watercolour to create a feeeling of light in your landscape paintings.
Catherine Osbond. Expressive Figures &Portraits.
15th & 16th October 2020.
An exciting two day workshop.
Learn how to create accurate and expressive figures and portraits. 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.
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. 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. Various Dates Please contact us. £80. www.catherineosbond.co.uk
Favel Bevan-Arti. Pastels. TBA.