Book a course: Weekly Evening Classes start 20th September

by | Aug 28, 2022 | Tuition

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!


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!




Passionate painter and tutor. Expressive work inspired and informed by the Welsh coastal landscape. Lover of light, space, optimism and sensitivity.


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