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The Wye Valley is home to Tintern Abbey and the Old Railway Station, Monmouth, St Briavels, Ross-on-Wye, Chepstow and

Lydney Harbour. There are also places to paint water and reflections within the forest such as Cannop Ponds. It is a

peaceful, tranquil place where there are many opportunities for painting including rivers with their reflections, bridges,

castles, interesting architecture, cottages, country houses, panoramic views and much more. (Symonds Yat is only

accessible on sketching and walking holidays)



Portraits in Oils

Mike Skidmore

Portraits in Oils

Double Occupancy £595

Single Occupancy £620

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 9th - 12th September 2022

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

Learn to Paint Portraits in Oils with Mike Skidmore.


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Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Carol Kibble

Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Double Occupancy £570

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 6th - 9th October 2022

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Carol Kibble will show you how to paint animals using wet and dry pastel

techniques.


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Going wild in Watercolour!

Jake Winkle

Going wild in Watercolour!

Double Occupancy £615

Single Occupancy £640

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 13th - 16th October 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Studio

Join Jake Winkle on this opportunity to 'Go Wild in Watercolour!' You will learn

how to paint in his colourful and spontaneous style.

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Learn to Paint using Water Mixable Oils

Murray Ince

Learn to Paint using Water Mixable Oils

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 16th - 19th June 2023

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

This studio course is designed to suit all abilities whether you have never tried

water-mixable oils before or simply wish to improve by adding new

techniques. There are many misconceptions regarding water-mixable oils.

Anything you can do with traditional oils can be done with water-mixable oils

and they are simple to use and easy to clean.


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Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Andrew Hucklesby

Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Double Occupancy £875

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £625

Dates : 25th - 30th June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint the beautiful Wye Valley with Andrew Hucklesby in Watercolour. We will

paint on location, sometimes completing full paintings and sometimes doing

sketches. There will be opportunity to return to the studio to produce full

paintings from the reference material gained on location.

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Exploring Water Soluble Pencils/Pens & Watercolours

Carole Massey

Exploring Water Soluble Pencils/Pens & Watercolours

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 7th - 10th July 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Pastels

Type : Studio

We will explore different approaches to using water-soluble pencils,

watercolours and water soluble pens with some step-by-step paintings and

the opportunity to produce your own paintings.


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Paint Water, Reflections and Skies in Acrylics

Dave White

Paint Water, Reflections and Skies in Acrylics

Double Occupancy £760

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £535

Dates : 10th - 14th July 2023

Media : Acrylic

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join Dave White on this opportunity to paint water, trees and reflections plus

panoramic views and skies in Acrylics in the Forest of Dean.

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Going Wild in Watercolour!

Jake Winkle

Going Wild in Watercolour!

Double Occupancy £615

Single Occupancy £640

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 4th - 7th September 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Studio

Join Jake Winkle on this opportunity to 'Go Wild in Watercolour!' You will learn

how to paint in his colourful and spontaneous style.


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Create an Interesting Painting from Drawings & Photos

Lynda Appleby

Create an Interesting Painting from Drawings & Photos

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 12th - 15th September 2023

Media : Any

Type : Studio

Join Lynda Appleby on this opportunity to produce compositionally strong

paintings using drawings, sketches and photos to their very best so that your

paintings have real impact.


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Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Carol Kibble

Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 6th - 9th October 2023

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Carol Kibble will show you how to paint animals and birds using various

techniques with pastels.


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Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils

Mike Skidmore

Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 12th - 15th October 2023

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

Learn to Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils. The course will

predominantly be about horses but Mike will also cover painting dogs and

other animal portraits of your choice.


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Video of Wye Valley - The Wye Valley & Tintern Abbey

Video of Wye Valley - Symonds Yat

Video of Wye Valley - Raglan Castle, Wales

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Arrival is from 2pm on the arrival date and the course introduction is at 6pm on the arrival date. The course finishes at 4pm on the departure date.


The deposit is £100 per person.


Most courses cater for all abilities. However, if you are a complete beginner please call to discuss the best choice for you.


For a small additional charge you can have all art materials included on your holiday. Please see Key Details above for more information on pricing and what is included for each medium.


Art Equipment is available and included in the price for all guests such as Easels, Chairs and Boards but please indicate on your booking form if you require these so that we can make sure we have enough available.


Prices exclude travel insurance.


You need to ensure that you have sufficient travel insurance for ALL holidays with us including the UK, Jersey & the EU. We cannot be held responsible for any guest not having sufficient travel insurance for their requirements.


Please see our Covid-19 policy on our covid-19 information page but please note that you need to ensure your travel insurance covers against you getting covid-19, needing to self-isolate or being unable to travel due to covid-19 restrictions or for any other reason.


Please see our General Information page for more details.