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Members' Workshops & Tuition


with Pauline Townsend

Pauline runs silk painting workshops on a variety of subjects throughout the year at her Buxton studio. Templates are provided for those not confident about their drawing skills and there are a maximum of 6 participants to ensure individual attention.


All Pauline workshops are now fully booked but I will be sending out details of her 2019

workshops in January. See link below to join her mailing list.

For full details of Pauline’s workshops visit her website: www.silkpainter.co.uk

All workshops are full day 10.30am – 4.30pm and cost £70, this includes all materials, refreshments and a hearty two course lunch.

Workshops are held in Buxton, Derbyshire.

Email Pauline in the first instance to check availability:

Join Pauline’s mailing list

Tel: 01298 22117      

email: pauline@silkpainter.co.uk       Website: www.silkpainter.co.uk          Pauline’s Gallery Site Page

Many Members of the High Peak Artists Group offer single Workshops Days, Tuitional Courses and even specialist themed Holidays in their own fields of creativity. Below we show their current listings. Each member can be contacted for further details.

Ceramics, Drawing & Painting - Drawing - Felt Making - Jewellery - Mixed Media - One To One Tuition - Painting  - Pastels - Photography - Silk Painting - Textiles & Felting


with Dave Butcher

Dave runs a series of black and white landscape photography courses and holidays in the Peak District, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales National Parks, Northumberland and Glen Coe throughout the year with small groups (5 people) and 2 tutors (Dave and Jan Butcher). In addition, he runs regular darkroom printing workshops. The photography courses are suitable for digital and film camera users of all abilities. The darkroom workshops are suitable for beginners and improvers.

Personal tuition is also available and is a fast way to improve your photography, darkroom techniques or Photoshop editing and inkjet printing for black and white. Prices start at £300 a day for 1 tutor and £500 for groups with 2 tutors.

2018 Photography Courses  www.davebutcher.co.uk/courses

1-to-1 tuition for 1 to 3 people with Dave Butcher in the Peak District, Choose dates to suit you.

Other locations available at extra cost.

Group tuition, with 2 tutors Dave and Jan Butcher, Choose dates to suit you.

For more information contact:

Dave Butcher

email: mono@davebutcher.co.uk


Website: www.davebutcher.co.uk/courses


Calendar of events: my.calendars.net/davebutcher

Tel: 01663 733771  

Mobile: 07976 872679;

Twitter: @monodave     

Blog: dave-butcher.blogspot.co.uk

Dave’s Gallery Site Page

All courses supported by Ilford Photo / Harman Photo


with Caroline Chouler-Tissier

ArtBox Pottery Workshops

ArtBox is excited to offer Adult Pottery Courses to compliment the ‘After school ArtClub’. The courses will cover a varied and changing programme of pottery techniques. Gift Vouchers are available for all the sessions. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Pottery Heaven - Book ahead to secure your place. Tell your friends.

3 x Mondays each half term.  An imaginative mix of intriguing ideas to play with - backed up by good technique!

10am - 12.30pm Intermediate; 1 - 3pm Beginners

2018 - January 15th, 22nd, & 29th

Further dates to follow. Refreshments, materials and firing are included.  £75 for a block of 3 sessions.

Mad-Dash Pottery - just for fun! Bring a friend. Suitable for all. Squeezing this fun & creative hour into an already crammed life could just save you.

First Friday of the month 9.30am -10.30am

 Jan 5th, Feb 2nd, March 2nd, April 6th, May 4th, June,1st, July 6th

An eclectic mix of different tasks each week to keep you on your toes.  £12. inc materials and firing Book 

Pots and Prosecco

Saturday 10th March 2018 11am to 1pm -   Gift vouchers available

A treat for Mothers Day.  Saturday  16th June 2018 11am to 1pm - Gift vouchers available

A treat for Fathers Day. Come and have a fun and relaxing morning celebrating YOU. We will make some pottery and have a go on the potters’ wheel. £30 inc. materials and refreshments. 

ArtBox ArtClub

Winners of The Derbyshire Open Art Competition - under 21’s & The Munro Trophy and 

Derbyshire Heritage Youth Award for the Blue John Window for Buxton Museum & Art Gallery.

Creative and original Art sessions. Traditional and experimental techniques.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 3.25 - 4.25pm     Tuesday & Thursday 4.25 - 5.25pm

Wednesday Senior group 4.25 to 5.40pm    Wednesday Opus Senior 5.40 - 6.55pm

Thursday Senior group 5.25 - 6.40pm

All workshops are held at The Artbox Studio, Hardwick Square West, Buxton

For more information contact:

Caroline Chouler-Tissier  Tel: 07906 678393  Email: caroline@choulerart.co.uk

Caroline’s Gallery Site Page

LOUISE JANNETTA various Courses & Workshops

with Louise Jannetta, Fine Artist

2018 Workshops

The workshops in Louise’s studio run from 10.00 am to 4.30pm. Many materials are provided, but please bring along your favourite brushes and some paints. Refreshments are served all day, but you will need to bring your own lunch.

The cost of a lesson is £60.00 for the day.
The lessons are restricted to only six customers per lesson so that Louise can give tuition focused on each person’s needs.

All workshops are held at the Louise Jannetta Gallery & Studio, Rear of No 24 Dale Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6NL

Please contact Louise for more information:

Tel: 01298 214267

Mobile: 07931 821191

email: enquiries@louisejannetta.co.uk     Website: www.louisejannetta.co.uk   Louise’s Gallery Site Page


with David Woodrow

Experienced artist and tutor David Woodrow offers a series of art classes for all levels, in a range of media.

Thinking of joining an Art Class?

Contact any of the Centres below to arrange a  Free "Taster" Session.

New series starts again in January 2018. You can start at any time.


For more information about a class in your area contact:

David Woodrow

Tel: 01298 78809

email: info@davidwoodrow.co.uk

Website: www.davidwoodrow.co.uk

David’s Gallery Site Page


with Eric Wilson, Wildlife Artist

2018 Workshops

Eric offers one to one tuition, either in his Buxton studio or in your own home. Classes are offered in the following media: Pastel Painting; Oil Painting; Acrylic Painting.

Eric’s areas of expertise are:  Painting animals - particularly fur; Painting backgrounds, foliage, grasses and trees and Portraiture.  You can choose which area you would like to concentrate on and the day will be structured to your particular needs.  You may prefer to watch a demonstration of a technique, try it yourself under his guidance, or do both.

A full day’s private tuition costs £200 inclusive of lunch, tea/coffee/biscuits. All art materials are provided and included in the cost.  A full and detailed description of Eric’s one-to-one tuition can be found on his website: www.ericwilsonsart.com

Eric also offers talks or demonstrations to art groups and organisations and is happy to travel anywhere to teach.

To arrange tuition contact Eric at: ericwilson1@btinternet.com

Contact Eric for further details.

email: ericwilson1@btinternet.com

Website: www.ericwilsonsart.com

Eric’s Gallery Site Page


Student’s Work Examples:


with Adele Kime

Adele trained as a textile designer in print and embroidery, gained a 3D Design (hons) degree specialising in Textiles and Metal (jewellery).  She has been a tutor in adult education for 10 years.

Come along and have fun learning how to design and make creative pieces, using a variety of techniques and materials. You will learn the basic techniques of sawing, drilling, filing, forming and finishing into simple jewellery. Progress onto working in silver, learning how to solder, texture, form, pierce, rivet, polish, etc. all on the beginners course. Join the intermediate course if you have previous knowledge and learn more advanced skills in silver.

2018 Workshops Schedule

Glossop Adult Centre, Talbot Rd. Glossop

Thursdays 10.00 - 12.00am (Beginners) and 12.30 - 2.30pm (Intermediates) Tel: 01457 852245  New course starts each term.

Adele also offers: Day workshops with Adele at her canal side studio in Whaley Bridge. 10.30am – 4.00pm (maximum of 4 learners)

October 20th: Rolling Mill Textures – pendant/earrings £65

November 2nd: Make a silver textured ring, band or headed £79

December 4th: 3D Felted jewellery with metals £75

December 11th:Make a coloured anodized aluminium Xmas tree decoration or pendant £60

Materials included plus cake/biscuits & refreshments (please bring own lunch)To find out more information about the adult education courses/workshops, contact Adele:

Email: adelekimejewellery@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/adelekimejewellery  

Tel: 07891 572677

Adele’s Gallery Site Page

Student at work:


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Ceramics, Drawing & Painting - Drawing - Felt Making - Jewellery - Mixed Media - One To One Tuition - Painting - - Pastels - Photography - Silk Painting - Textiles & Felting

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