• Broad-brush oil painting at The Mill Studio, Arundel

    A painting course concentrating on still life and interior space.
    We work from the object, massing in the big colour shapes.
    Tuesdays from 1-4pm, 15th January - 16th March (half-term 12 February)
    Course fee £445 for ten weeks

    New House Farm Barns
    Ford Lane
    Arundel
    West Sussex
    BN18 0EF

  • Introduction to oil painting on Sunday mornings
    The Colour Factory Studios, The Lodge, Gordon Road, Winchester SO23 7DD

    The cost for six morning classes is £150.

    The run of six mornings next year:
    January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, February 3rd, 10th
    February 24th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, April 7th
    April 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd

    My oil-painting class is based in the Colour Factory garden studio, tucked away behind the River Park Leisure Centre. Three mornings of a local landscape, followed by three mornings of still life. Classes are limited to eight, to enable time for individual teaching. Tea and coffee is provided. I’ll supply a list of basic art materials needed before the class begins. Classes are on Sundays, 10am till 1pm.

    People are at different levels. So the class is less structured overall - there's a short demonstration at the start, and then I go around talking to people one to one.

    It helps if people have some experience of drawing. The aim isn't so much a finished painting. This is more like a series of colour studies so that people come away with a few approaches to managing an oil painting. I encourage slowing down, working big to small, finding the big colour shapes. It's a slightly abstract way in to the painting. It's how I work.

  • Introduction to oil painting on Monday evenings
    The Colour Factory Studios, The Lodge,
    Gordon Road, Winchester SO23 7DD

    The cost for six evening classes is £175.

    Next year the classes of six mornings will be
    January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 11th.
    February 25th, March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, April 1st.
    April 29th, May 13th, 20th, June 3rd, 10th.

    My oil-painting class is based in the Colour Factory garden studio, tucked away behind the River Park Leisure Centre. Three evenings of still life, followed by three evenings of portrait-painting, from life, not photographs. Classes are limited to eight, to enable time for individual teaching. Tea and coffee is provided. I’ll supply a list of basic art materials needed before the class begins. Classes are on Mondays, 6 till 9pm.

    People are at different levels. So the class is less structured overall - there's a short demonstration at the start and then I go around talking to people one to one.

    It helps to have some experience of drawing. The aim isn't so much a finished painting. It’s a series of colour studies in oil, and people come away with a few approaches to managing an oil painting. I encourage slowing down, working big to small, finding the big colour shapes. It's a slightly abstract way in to the painting. It's how I work.

    You can get an idea of my approach to painting on episode 3 of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year. I'm one of the contestants.

  • Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Show,
    Mall Galleries, London SW1
    27th November to 9th December
    I have two paintings in this year's show.

  • The Christmas Show 340 Kings Road, London SW3 5UR
    Tuesday 20th to Sunday 25th November
    Selected still lifes alongside GrandyArt's artists

  • The Minster Gallery
    3A Great Minster Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9HA
    Three Winchester landscapes, available to view