Workshops and Classes

Beginner or more experienced you will enjoy the friendly, relaxed, individual tutoring as Claire likes to develop your own strength and style so promoting confidence in your learning.

Forth coming events, classes and workshops


Held at Claire's Studio on Tuesdays

Afternoons 2 till 4pm

Evenings 7 till 9pm

£40 per 5 week course

The next course starts on:

Tuesday 20th February 2018

Acrylics, water colours, pastels, pencil, charcoal, pen and ink mixed media and more

Subjects range from abstract, landscapes, seascapes, animals, architecture, trains, boats and planes and much more. You can have a project set for you or choose your own subject

Contact Claire to book on 07760 357733

Claire also teaches at:

The Ten 2 Gallery, 102 Castle Street, Hinckley,

Le10 1DD

Class times are Tuesday mornings 10 till 12 noon and Friday mornings 10 till 12 noon.

The next term starts 16th Jan 2018

To book:

Please contact gallery owner Rose direct for more information:

Tel: 01455 636339


Online booking:

Gift vouchers

Art Societies and groups

Work Shops or demonstrations can be booked for your art society WI or social clubs these can be half or full day please contact Claire for more information

Available in denominations of £10 these can be put towards purchasing cards, prints, original paintings, classes or workshops held at Claire’s studio.

You can pay by cheque or BACS just contact Claire to discuss.

Full Day Work Shops

These are regular monthly workshops for approximately eight students, held at Claire’s studio at her home

New subjects being planned for 2018 dates


Feb 11th 2018 Sun 10 till 4pm                                Drawing and Painting Birds                                        Do you struggle to put birds in your compostitions?

For this work shop Claire will be providing images of Jenny Wren, Blackbirds and Gulls all in different positions and at different angles and helping you to get the perspective correct when adding into your paintings.

There is a particular image that Claire loves and it’s the Gulls catching the early morning peach coloured light in front of the Scots Pines at the back of her house and she will be demonstrating this to you.


Mar 11th2018 Sun 10 till 4pm

Street Scene  Warwick

I will be focusing on a street scene of this historical town and observing some of its fabulous architecture you will be learning how to create the effect of old stone, put details in perspective and capture the atmosphere.


April 15th 2018 Sun 10 till 4pm

Cornish Seascape

Capture the vibrancy of the coast with aquamarine sea, rugged rocky cliffs, golden sands, clear skys, etc etc. If you have any favourite photos of your own feel free to bring them along to work from and relive your seaside memories


May 13th 2018 Sun 10 till 4pm

Paint Claire’s Garden

If you know Claire then you will know she loves her garden and although she has only moved house in 2017 there is lots of interest and colour for you to choose from such as roses, cardoons, penstamens, cordalines, holly, various shrubs and lots more.


June 10th 2018 Sun 10 till 4pm

Butterfies, Bugs and Bees

You will be able to work through several images and if you choose create greetings cards from these.There are a lot of beautiful species we can portray with some great techniques and learn how to get the furry effect of a bumble bee and its transparent wings.








Outdoor Workshops

Venues are currently being planned for 2018


Acrylic Full Day Workshops

For beginners and intermediate

Dates to be arranged

Above Gulls and Scotts Pines below bird studies


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