Book a series of Coastal Elements workshops: Clouds, Reflections, Waves and Sunsets

Book a series of Coastal Elements workshops: Clouds, Reflections, Waves and Sunsets

I have launched a new workshop series this year exploring individual coastal elements. A different workshop takes place every Friday from 23rd June until 14th July. You can pick and choose between the different workshops, or even book them all for the full experience:

Cloud Creations: Friday 23rd June 2023

Beach Reflections: Friday 30th June 2023

Wonderful Waves: Friday 7th July 2023

Sensational Sunsets: Friday 14th July 2023

Cloud Creations | 1-day workshop | £125

The first 1-day Coastal Elements workshop Cloud Creations takes place on Friday 23rd June, and focuses on painting different types of clouds. I teach techniques and principles to help you understand clouds and discover ways to paint them imaginatively, injecting energy and atmosphere into your work. This workshop will also equip you to use clouds as a powerful compositional tool for enhancing all your landscape paintings.

Beach Reflections | 1-day workshop | £125

The second 1-day Coastal Elements workshop Beach Reflections takes place on Friday 30th June, and focuses on painting the beach and the magic of reflections in wet sand.

BOOK YOUR PLACE for Friday 30th June 2023

Wonderful Waves | 1-day workshop | £125

The third 1-day Coastal Elements workshop Wonderful Waves takes place on Friday 7th July, and will focus specifically on painting waves. Learn about the anatomy and movement of waves in different conditions and ways to describe them in paint. I teach a range of techniques for painting the different parts of waves, how to make them appear tranluscent, and how to capture their energy and movement.

BOOK YOUR PLACE for Friday 7th July 2023

Sensational Sunsets | 1-day workshop | £125

The fouth 1-day Coastal Elements workshop Sensational Sunsets takes place on Friday 14th July, and will focus on painting sunsets. We will look at the light effects and colour relationships that occur at this time of day and you will learn how to balance and control them.

BOOK YOUR PLACE for Friday 14th July 2023

Workshop timetable

Arrive at 9.45am for coffee and chat

10am Start


  • Welcome and housekeeping
  • Demonstration/discussion
  • Painting Exercise
  • Coffee/tea 
  • Demonstration/discussion
  • Painting Exercise

Break for lunch around 1pm

A light lunch is included (or bring your own if you prefer).
Refreshments are provided through out the day.
  • Demonstration/discussion
  • Work on your own painting with lots of individual help and feedback.
  • Final group discussion

Clean up around 4.45-5.00pm

Workshop details

Suitable for most abilities, although some painting experience is required for these workshops. As a minimum you should have an understanding of basic colour mixing and paint application. If you are unsure about this please contact us for a chat.

Painting workshops take place with me in my spacious and well equipped studio on the Pembrokeshire coast. SJB Fine Art Studio is located just off the main road between Newgale Beach, and the village of Solva. 

All materials and equipment are provided, so all you need to do is turn up with a willingness to learn and have fun!

Complimentary refreshments are available throughout each session.

If you have any questions or special requirements please get in touch.

All class details and information will be sent via email after booking.

There's lots of different workshops available to experience at my studio this year. Take the next step on your creative journey with me and follow the link to find out more:

Improve your painting! New 3 week course. Saturday afternoons from 30th Sept 2023 SJB Fine Art


I run various workshops suitable for a range of abilities. These run throughout the warmer months.

Please check back soon for 2024 dates! or sign up to my studio news so you will be first to know!