Short Courses

One day and other short courses giving you the chance to try something new or improve your technique at a chosen discipline.

Due to the uncertainty of the situation we are no longer taking bookings for specific dates on our short courses. If you would like to sign up to be on the waiting list for when dates become available or online versions go live then please email me on

Our short courses give you the opportunity to begin a new passion or enhance the skills you already have. We run them on both weekdays and weekends so book yourself some inspiration!!! There are always new courses being offered so join our mailing list and be the first to know what’s coming to Tidy St. next!

Pastel Portrait Courses


3 Thursday evening sessions 
16th, 23rd , 30th Jan
25th April  2020
One Day Session ...more

Monday Evenings Oil Painting sessions


Learn to paint with oils
13th Jan -10th Feb
£160 Materials included ...more

Glitchy Portrait Day


Find your own language in paint. Create your own glitchy portrait!
21st March
£75 ...more

Impressionist Landscape Day


Create your own beautiful Impressionist Landscape
With Lucie Cookson
Saturday 1st Feb ...more

Palette Knife Portrait


Learn how to get the most from working with palette knives ...more

Life Drawing Day Saturday


Discover your best work. Lose the “hit or miss approach” and come away from your life drawing sessions with pictures you are proud of!Saturday 23rd May
£85 ...more

Oil portrait From a Model
With Lucie Cookson
1 day course


Learn how to paint a portrait you are proud of.Saturday 6th June
£85 ...more

Learn to Paint with Oils


Everything you need to begin a passion for painting in oils, with materials included! ...more