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6 week painting course with Sarah Jane Brown

New dates TBC

Join a relaxed and sociable weekly painting session to help you improve your painting skills!

Course: Weekly Evening Classes
Duration: 6 week course on Tuesday evenings
Dates: Starts Tuesday 21st September
Time: 6 – 8pm
No of available places: 10
Cost: £180 per person

What to expect

Relaxed and 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, and an understanding of different materials, techniques & concepts, to build confidence with your own paintings. Clear instruction with demos, along with practical exercises and learning through experimentation using a variety of media.

Over the 6 weeks you’ll learn about:

  • Why mark making matters!
  • Value structure (the most critical element for successful paintings)
  • Using colour effectively
  • Composition & design elements
  • Layering & texture
  • The importance of edges
  • Evaluating your own work
  • Loosening up
  • Finding your style
  • Other topics that may arise depending on the groups needs!

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

Course Outline

Tuesday evenings 6-8pm

Weekly timetable:

Arrive at 5.45pm for coffee and chat

  • Welcome & housekeeping
  • Introduction to the week’s theme/topic
  • Short demonstration
  • Painting exercise
  • Group discussion
  • Pack up

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.

Weekly evening classes in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Come and enjoy weekly painting sessions with me in my spacious and well equipped studio. 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.

SJB Fine Art Studio is located just off the main road between Newgale Beach, and the village of Solva.

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

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

Hear what previous students have to say…

Wonderful!  Really inspired to try oil paints. Learnt so much about colour. Thank you Sarah!


“My first art lesson has been very informative yet relaxed and fun. I’ve really enjoyed mixing and playing with colours, Sarah is so talented and an excellent friendly teacher, I am looking forward to my next course with Sarah.”

Jackie Jones

“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


WEEKLY EVENING CLASSES: 6 week painting course with Sarah Jane Brown

Join a relaxed and sociable weekly painting session to help you improve your painting skills!




6 – 8pm


£180 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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