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Shelagh Ashley

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Shelagh has loved painting and drawing ever since she could hold a brush

and pencil. Although her ambition was to become a freelance artist, she

was instead encouraged to pursue a career in banking. Her love of

painting meant that she was constantly being asked to paint commissions

for friends and work colleagues.


Her particular love was for portraiture, and it was during a studio portrait

session with her local art society that she realised that she could help

fellow painters who were struggling to get a likeness. This inspired her to

train to be an adult education tutor. As a result she spent nearly 30 years

teaching watercolour classes and giving demonstrations to art groups.




In 1998 she organised her first painting holiday for her students, taking a group to the Charente region in France, the

first of many. She has since tutored holidays across the continent, as well as in Norfolk and the Cotswolds. Shelagh is

also a regular contributor to Leisure Painter magazine.



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Paint Historic Wells & the Somerset Countryside

Shelagh Ashley

Paint Historic Wells & the Somerset Countryside

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 3rd - 7th July 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint in the historic City of Wells and surrounding Somerset countryside

with Shelagh Ashley where you will paint subjects such as Vicar's Close

with its stone buildings, Bishop's Palace with its moat and the medieval

market.

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Paint Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Shelagh Ashley

Paint Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Double Occupancy £1,495

Single Occupancy £1,725

Non-Painter £995

Dates : 17th - 24th September 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Shelagh Ashley on this exciting opportunity to paint beautiful French

villages and the stunning landscapes in the Luberon region of Provence.

Shelagh has painted many times in Provence and loves the area and will

be sure the inspire you.


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