Book a course: Weekly Evening Classes start 20th September 2022

Book a course: Weekly Evening Classes start 20th September 2022

The second course of Weekly Evening Classes starts towards the end of September. It’s a 6-week painting course and you can look forward to a relaxed and sociable weekly painting session to help you improve your painting skills. These classes have been very popular and hugely enjoyed by those who attended.

Course: Weekly Evening Classes
Tutor: Sarah Jane Brown
Duration: 6-week course on Tuesday evenings
Date: Starts Tuesday 20th September 2022
Time: 6 – 8 pm
Max places: 10
Cost: £190 per person (for the whole 6 week course including materials)

What to expect on the course:

Relaxed & sociable weekly evening sessions that will run over a 6 week ‘term’ to help you improve your painting whatever your starting point. You will gain a range of painting skills, an understanding of different materials, techniques and concepts, and build confidence with your own paintings. Clear instruction with demos, along with practical exercises and learning through experimentation using acrylics or mixed media.

NB: Suitable for adults of all ability. All that’s needed is a willingness to learn and have fun!

Join the weekly evening classes


Why mark making matters!

Tonal structure. The most critical element for successful paintings.

Using colour effectively

Composition & design elements

Layering & texture

The importance of edges

Evaluating your own work so you can improve

Loosening up

Finding your style

(And other topics that may arise depending on the groups needs!)

All the basic materials and equipment are provided but if you have your own items you would particularly like to use, and/or a personal sketchbook, then feel free to bring them with you.

Complimentary tea/coffee available throughout each session

Arrive at 5.45 pm for Coffee & Chat
6 pm start (Tues evenings)
Welcome / Housekeeping
Introduction to the week’s theme / topic
Short demonstration
Painting Exercise
Group Discussion
Pack up at 8 – 8.30 pm

Weekly Evening Classes take place in my spacious and well equipped studio in the heart of the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. All materials and equipment are provided and included in the cost so all you need to do is turn up with a willingness to learn and have fun! Complimentary refreshments are available throughout the course.

There’s lots of information on my Tuition page, plus some FAQs and T&Cs to read for further details. If you have any questions or special requirements, please get in touch.

SJB Fine Art Studio is located just a mile or so from Newgale Beach, close to the popular village of Solva and Britain’s smallest city of St. Davids with its historic buildings and stunning scenery.

Here’s the full list of workshops for 2022:

Spaces can fill up quickly, so remember to book your dates in good time!


Painting workshops

I am here to help you take the next step on your creative journey. Choose from my new range of 1-day classes on coastal elements or try a longer landscape painting workshop, and let's have some fun learning!


Come and paint with me!

I share tips and techniques together with recommendations on materials and tools. From exploring colour palettes to adding texture to working with layers, I'll take you on a journey to improving your skills.