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Art Tuition with Claire

Weekly Classes in Claire's lovely Garden Studio
 Nuneaton CV10 9EB

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Come along, learn all sorts of art, make friends, have fun over a cuppa.

Small classes allow for plenty of individual tuition whether you are a complete beginner, intermediate or an expert wanting a change of direction.

Claire encourages you to try different media from pencil drawing, water colours, pastels, acrylics, watercolour pencils, charcoal drawing and much more.


A 5 week course for  £45    Mondays 1- 3pm and Tuesdays 7-9pm.

Monday classes start 3rd March 2023 

Tuesday classes start 4th March 2023

Contact me through the contacts form



Mobile:- 07760 357733

Monthly Sunday Art Workshops  2023

Learn Claire’s unique style, step by step to achieve an original painting!

10am till 2pm for £55

Plenty of hot drinks and home-made cake please bring your packed lunch.

12th March

The Materials of Old buildings

I’ll be showing you how to use the ink, wax and water colour to paint old brickwork, timbered buildings, leaded glass and metal door furniture.

Timbered buildings from Warwick
Window detail from Polesworth Abbey
Herringbone brick work from Astley Castle
Stained glass doorway detail from Hinckley

Claire will help you with:-

Advice on tools materials and where to buy them from.


Colour mixing.

Application of your materials.


Creating contrast and drama.

Lots of helpful tips.

What is supplied for you to learn this technique:-

  1. ink pens

  2. wax crayons

  3. stretched  Bockingford paper.

What you need to bring:-

  • Water colour paints,

  • Water colour brushes

  • Tissue i.e. kitchen roll

  • Plate or palette to mix your colours

  • Water colour paper (Bockingford 140lb is a good choice)

(Basic supplies are available to buy at class)


23rd April

Still Life Study. A Bowl of Fruit

I will be guiding you through composing and arranging the fruit in a container. Looking at the direction and effect of light and shadows with some good drawing practice ready to enjoy applying the ink, wax and water colour.


21st May

Birds Nest and Eggs

I had photographed the Blackbird that had nested in our Wisteria and we will be using these to compose this study. The use of wax and textured paper will create the nest structure and texture.


18th June

Stonehenge Summer Solstice

We will be practicing wonderful sunrises and capturing the grandeur of this ancient monument. I’ll be demonstrating how to get texture on these stones.


this is the Ten2 Gallery in Hinckley leicestershire where I teach water colours twice a week. Tuesdays and Fridays 10-12.

Water Colour Classes

The Spring 2023 term starts in January Friday 13th or Tuesday 17th with a super variety of water colour projects, lots of fun and creativity

See you there!

at The Ten 2 Gallery 102 Castle Street, Hinckley LE10 1DD.

Contact the gallery directly for enquiries or bookings  01455 636339


  Full Day Acrylic Art Workshops

A smashing acrylics painting day class. Autumn scenes were the subject. The colours used were;- white, burnt sienna, ultramarine blue and lemon yellow. Painting techniques included sponging, dry brushing and experimentation.

Suitable for beginners and more experienced artists.

Learn lots of techniques, colour mixing, composition and more.

You can buy materials and tools on arrival.

Plenty of Tea, Coffee and home made cake supplied please bring a packed lunch.

Contact me for up and coming dates and prices or subscribe to

my regular e-mails for priority information and booking.


Outdoor Art Workshops 10 till 4

Suitable for intermediate and more experienced artists.

I always hire a room for us in case the weather is inclement so there is always equipment to make hot drinks and toilets are available.

Plenty of Tea, Coffee and home made cake supplied please bring a packed lunch.

Contact me for up and coming dates and prices or subscribe to my regular e-mails for priority information and booking.


Art Workshops,Talks and Demonstrations

A view of the results of a painting workshop with an art society. Drawing techniques to depict the seed heads were good. The experimental painting using water colour and mixed media was inspirational. The water colour painting was very expressive.

Prices for Art Workshops and Demonstrations 


January 2023 – January 2024

I can offer work shops and Demonstrations on Zoom! Contact me now for details!

Available for W.I.’s, Art societies, Scouts and Social groups etc.

Full day usually 10am till 4pm £210


Half day either morning or afternoon £170


Two hour demonstration/talk £140


Mileage is .45p per mile which I calculate with AA route finder using the relevant

post codes.

The maximum student number is 20 (during none Covid 19)

Click here to contact me for more details 

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