Art Workshops and Events

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 Our workshops run from 10am - 4pm unless otherwise stated. The price of your workshop includes a complimentary home made lunch as well as tea and coffee all day. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like further details.
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Sat 17th & Sun 18th June - Moving into the Landscape with Pastels

Tutor: Jenny Halstead


Starting with pen and wash techniques to make tonal studies and observational drawings, we will work outside sketching the surrounding landscape. the second day we explore pastels and the various surfaces and ways of working before taking one sketch and working it through into a finished pastel painting. Suitable for all abilities.

Mon 26th - Fri 30th June - Watercolour Painting Week

Tutor: Peter Cronin

Cost: £260 pp **ONLY 2 PLACES LEFT**

A chance to spend five days improving your painting, drawing and compositional skills with Royal Society of Marine Artists member Peter Cronin. All aspects of picture making will be dealt with as well as suggestions for improvement. Please note that painting outdoors will be one of the main focuses on the course. Suitable for all abillities.

Mon 3rd - Sat 8th July - Learn to Paint!

Tutor: Jantien Powell


A new course for 2017 and an extension of our popular "Learn to Draw" course, this intensive week will help you to progress from figurative drawing to working with colour, including colour theory and composition as well as tips and techniques for working with acrylics and pastels. An ideal introduction into the world of colour, suitable for all abilities.

Sat 15th July - Tenby Harbour Lights in Watercolour

Tutor: Howard Jones


In this workshop you will be experimenting with techniques for creating atmosphere and mood by making the most of tonal dynamics in a contemporary watercolour painting. A lesson in "less is more"! 

Sat 22nd July - Children's Illustration Workshop

Tutor: Sue Morgan


In this workshop participants will be creating an original bedtime story in simple words and pictures. Picture books for very young children are more popular than ever, develop your own short story suitable for a pre-school child and consider ways of combining it with your own personal illustration style. Suitable for all abilities.

Sat 29th July - Creating Movement in Watercolour

Tutor: Ali Lindley


Spend a day with award winning member of the Society of Women Artists, Ali Lindley who will be showing you how to let loose with watercolour to bring life and character to your paintings. Explore techniques for creating movement and speed with easy brush strokes. Suitable for all abilities.

Sun 26th November - Brilliant Brusho!

Tutor: Alison Board


A day spent experimenting with ways to paint with the versatile and exciting medium that is Brusho Crystal Colour. This workshop will combine watercolour, ink and powders to give our subject expression and movement in an impressionistic style. Suitable for all abilities.

Chapel Cottage Studio & Gallery is a small family run Art teaching studio nestled into the Welsh countryside just 4 miles out of the picturesque market town of Abergavenny.


Run by artist Jantien Powell and her daughter Tirza Snook, Chapel Cottage Studio hold a wide selection of art workshops suitable for all abilities.



Chapel Cottage Studio

Llanddewi Rhydderch




Phone: 01873 840282

Mobile: 07935 934898



Our business hours

Mon-Sat :

10:00  - 16:00 

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