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Colour Confidence

2 day painting workshop with Sarah Jane Brown

New dates TBC

Gain a fearless approach and practical understanding to simplify your use of colour and transform your landscape paintings!

Workshop: Colour Confidence
Duration: 2 day workshop
Dates: TBC
Time: 10am – 4.30pm (lunch 30mins starting at around 1pm)
No of available places: 10
Cost: £190 per person

What to expect

Clear instruction with demos, along with practical exercises and learning through playful experimentation using acrylic paint. This is a fun 2 day workshop to help you inject colour into your landscapes.

What you’ll learn:

  • accurate colour mixing skills so you can always get the colour you want
  • how different colour pigments behave, their intrinsic tonal values, and how to use them to maximum impact
  • simple colour theory and how to use it to enhance your painting without getting bogged down
  • an understanding of warm and cool colours, how to identify them and how to use them liven up your paintings
  • how to retain the clarity of colours and avoid making them muddy

NB: Suitable for all abilities although SOME painting experience is advisable for this workshop. If you are unsure about this please contact us to arrange a chat!

Workshop Outline

Daily timetable:

Arrive at 9.45am for 10.00am start
Meet ‘n’ greet


  • Welcome & housekeeping
  • 1st lecture/demo
  • Painting exercise
  • 2nd lecture/demo
  • Painting exercise

Break for lunch

A light lunch is provided or bring you own if you prefer
Tea and coffee is available throughout the day


  • 3rd lecture/demo
  • Full painting exercise
  • Final group discussion
  • Pack up

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

Painting workshops in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Come and enjoy a painting workshop with me in my spacious and well equipped studio in the heart of the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. All materials and equipment are provided so all you need to do is turn up with a willingness to learn and have fun!

A complimentary light lunch and refreshments are available throughout each day.

SJB Fine Art Studio is located just a mile 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. There is plenty of local accommodation to suit every taste and budget.

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

All workshop details and information will be sent via email.

Hear what previous students have to say…

“I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and I got so much from the workshop. The space and whole environment was awe inspiring. Sarah was such a patient and encouraging teacher; Thank you Sarah Jane.”

Maddy Davy

“Sarah has a fabulous setup; I felt safe and everyone had a great workspace with very well prepared areas. The tuition was clear and easy to understand.”

Rachel Williams

GCSE Art students with me on Caerfai Beach for an afternoon of drawing


COLOUR CONFIDENCE: 2 day painting workshop with Sarah Jane Brown

Gain a fearless approach and practical understanding to simplify your use of colour and transform your landscape paintings!




10am – 4.30pm


£190 per person



1a St Davids House
Brawdy Business Park
Pembrokeshire SA62 6NP



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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