Short courses

Our illustration courses are ideal for developing new art and illustration skills in an inspiring gallery setting.

"The course was fantastic and I've learned so much. I will definitely come back." Course participant

Upcoming Short Courses for Adults:

Advanced Picture Book Weekend

An advanced intensive weekend for those who are working on a book for young children, with Claire Alexander.

Woodcut Weekender

Create a limited-edition woodcut print from your own design, with Guy Allott.

The Art of Keeping Sketchbooks

For everyone who loves the idea of keeping a sketchbook but doesn’t know where to start, with Merlin Strangeway.

Character, Colour and Composition

Improve your drawing and painting skills for children's illustration on this brand-new course, with Claire Alexander.

Pleasures of Illustration

A weekend discovering the joys of illustration through a series of mini creative projects, with Merlin Strangeway.

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