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Amy Jones Watercolour, Pastels & Oils www.amyjonesfineart.co.uk Amy received art education in Surrey before taking an MA in Fine Art at Falmouth College of Art in 2001. At college she started to create oil and watercolour paintings of the town where she grew up, Abergavenny in South Wales. This locality became her main subject for many years. To create a sense of place she began by drawing on location. Once in the studio, she used drawings and memory to capture the energy and beauty of the Welsh landscape. She's exhibited this work at a number of galleries in London, Wales and the South West. In 1997 she was awarded Third Prize for the Sunday Times/Singer & Friedlander Watercolour Competition and in 1999 received a Commendation in the Laing Landscape Competition. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Angela Gaughan Various Mediums www. angelagaughan.co.uk Angela Gaughan F.W.A.S.I, is a Welsh born artist who is now resident in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Angela works in a variety of mediums and is probably best known for her portraits and wildlife studies although she has previously undertaken commissions on a wide variety of subjects. Angela holds regular classes in Tamworth and has given frequent demonstrations and workshops. Angela has reached a wide audience through her work for Derwent Pencils. She regularly appears at shows and exhibitions and has also demonstrated her pencil techniques on television. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Carol Hill SWA RBSA SFP Oils www.carolhillartist.com Carol is a qualified Adult Education Teacher and she organises workshops, painting days and demonstrations to art groups throughout the country, as well as residential courses. She has demonstrated and given workshops in Switzerland/Australia and is an art lecturer on P&O cruise ships. In 2006 she was a watercolour demonstrator at the Mall Galleries during the SWA Exhibition. She is a Member of The Society of Women Artists, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and The Society of Floral Painters. Carol is also President of The Matlock Artists Society. Her paintings have been exhibited at numerous events nationally including, The Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries and The Royal Watercolour Society at the Bankside Gallery in London. She was also awarded the HRH Princess Michael of Kent Watercolour Award and particpated in The Lady Taverners Auction at the Mall Galleries. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Charles Evans Acrylics & Watercolour www.charlesevansart.com Charlie is the main demonstrator for Windsor and Newton and has been teaching and painting for 'about 100 years' as he says. He mainly paints landscapes, seascapes, boats, buildings and horses. Charlie will choose the subject on the day and he will be painting stage by stage so that everyone will have a completed picture at the end of each session. Along the way he will be showing some tips and techniques. Charlie’s method is very informal and he likes everyone to have fun and enjoy the workshop. No-one needs to feel intimidated! Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Hashim Akib Acrylics www.hashimakib.co.uk Working as an illustrator for over 15 years, Hashim began developing his own paintings and started exhibiting, demonstrating and running painting workshops in the UK and abroad. He is a represented artist and has won numerous art awards. He is a regular contributor to the Artist and Illustrators magazine, author of Vibrant Acrylics, a contributing author to Dorling Kindersley Artist’s Painting Techniques, with a new book Painting Urban and Cityscapes published in 2017. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Jackie Whall Oils www.jw-portrait-artist.co.uk The human body, in particular the face, holds an endless fascination – an incredibly unique and beautiful package for the soul and temple for our Creator. It is this that compels me to paint, along with the most basic of needs to create which brings me an inexplicable peace. The delicacy of a flower or a pleasing arrangement in a still life – the painting process is the same and developing different styles around different themes is all part of the fun. So many mediums, so little time – I am currently concentrating on drawing in my quieter moments and painting with oils when I want to splash out and get my hands dirty.
Joe Francis Dowden Watercolour www.joedowden.net Joe has exhibited at numerous exhibitions including the Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Exhibition, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Laing Art Exhibition, Chichester Open, Barings ING - Platform 100, World of Drawings and Watercolours, British Modern Masters, Royal Society of Marine Artists. Paintings sell at Elford Fine Art, Fine Art UK & British Modern Masters 2008 to mention just a few. He's also author of books and magazine articles that are published worldwide. He presents seminars and demonstrates around the world. He is a council member of the International Watercolor Society and a panel member of the SAA. Philip is also a motivational speaker, he has presented TV programs and featured on TV and Radio in the UK and overseas.
Judith Selcuk Coloured Pencils www.judithselcukillustrations.com Judith Selcuk is an award winning professional freelance illustrator and artist. Judith trained at Falmouth School of Arts in Graphic Design. As artist in residence for Artist Papers the UK distributor of Strathmore Artists Papers, she can be seen demonstrating all over the country at art fairs and trade shows such as Patchings Art Festival. Judith has published several books internationally on her art techniques and holds regular lessons and workshops in the UK primarily from her studio in Worcestershire. Judith is the Editor of the new art magazine called The Line on behalf of Artist Papers which is now available on Amazon. Judith has held solo exhibitions and also exhibited her paintings and drawings with art societies and associations across the UK, most notably being the Menier Gallery in London. As an independent artist Judith specialises in private commissions.
Kerry Newell Pastel on Velour www.kerrynewell.com Kerry works as a professional wildlife artist in Cheshire. 
As a commissioned artist she is sought across the UK 
and further afield in Australia, America and Switzerland. Her keen eye for detail has earned her high recognition with the world famous art manufacturers Caran d’Ache, who commissioned her to produce paintings that now adorn their HQ in Geneva, but also led to Kerry being involved in the creation and production of their fine art pastel pencils. From being invited to be one of the founding artists for Twycross Zoo in Warwickshire, Kerry has since gone on to work with Chester Zoo. She also shares knowledge and inspires others through teaching. Kerry runs fully booked wildlife art workshops, demonstrates to art groups/societies, talks to students in schools/colleges. She also encourages and guides individuals through one-to-one tuition.
Melanie Cambridge Oils www.melaniecambridge.com Melanie’s influences come from working outdoors with most paintings being created either from sketches or small oil studies painted on location, even in Winter, with light and colour playing a major role. Favourite subjects tend to involve water, she particularly enjoys painting the English coastline, views from the banks of the River Wey in Surrey and from her narrowboat which she uses as a mobile studio in the Summer months. As a tutor, Melanie has written four art instruction books over recent years, all published by Collins. Melanie‘s friendly approach to teaching puts everyone at their ease. On her workshops you will learn how to complete an oil painting in one session working 'alla prima' and without mixing mud. Her courses are full of tips and techniques as well as more structured lessons to help you progress. Courses are suitable for all abilities, just bring along your enthusiasm and a willingness to try something new.
Paul Marlor Watercolour www.pauldenemarlor.com Paul's passion for painting began at a very early age and this love of art has always remained a major part of his life. Whilst running a business for over 12 years, he spent his free hours honing his watercolour painting skills and in 2007 decided the time was right to make the transition to fine art painting full time. He became a full time professional artist, concentrating on watercolour, and developed his own style. Paul has regular exhibitions and has had a large number of images published. He also sells his work all around the UK. His work is varied including landscapes, seascapes, still Life, wildlife and floral. Although Paul paints mostly in watercolour, he is also adept in acrylic, oil, gouache, graphite and pastel. 
In 2015 Paul was awarded the SAA Professional Artist of the Year. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Paul Talbot-Greaves Acrylics & Watercolour www.talbot-greaves.co.uk Paul is a professional landscape painter and works in watercolour and acrylic. Throughout his painting life he has been made a Companion of the International Guild of Artists, an Associate of the British Watercolour Society, a Professional Associate and advisory panellist of the SAA, president of the Halifax Art Society, as well as an advisory panellist for Artists and Illustrators magazine. In 2013 he won the Pennine Wealth Management Award for 'Best in Show' at Holmfirth Art Week and exhibited work in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition in 2013 and 2015. He writes for The Artist magazine and has four practical art books published; Watercolour for Starters, 30 Minute Landscapes, 30 Minute Landscapes in Watercolour and Landscapes in Watercolour. He has been teaching and demonstrating watercolour and acrylic painting for around eighteen years.
Phil Gould Photography www.philgouldphotography.co.uk Phil has been a photographer for over 30 years and has been lucky enough to capture images all over the world. He learned the art of field craft and animal behaviour from a young age. His love for photography and using these skills has helped him bring his images to life. In 2004 Phil was involved in plane crash whist in Alaska photographing Grizzly Bears. This inspired him in 2008 to travel around the world in 365 days and he wrote the international book 365 Photography Days. Phil now works for the award winning Jessops Academy Training Team as their wildlife expert. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Richard Holland Oils www.richardhollandlandscapeartist.co.uk Richard has a wide range subjects that he likes to paint, these range from semi abstract flow of water and waterfalls, fully abstract surfaces as well as landscape, still life and the play of light. He has been teaching at West Nottinghamshire College for the last eleven years in the area of Information Technology. Over the last five years he has taught oil and watercolour painting to mature learners along side a regular teaching job at West Notts. He completed a BA with honours degree in Art History with the intention of improving his background knowledge of art generally and along with his teaching qualifications and experience he teaches teaches six groups in total.
Robert Dutton Mixed Mediums www.rdcreative.co.uk Workshops are a great way to gain an insight into Robert’s award winning style of work and learn lots at the same time very quickly. He has appeared at a number of 
well-known national art events to speak about his work, demonstrate and teach artists of all abilities new and exciting art techniques with a variety of media, with much critical acclaim. He is also one of only two UK Ambassadors representing the world class Canson Paper Company, selected for his outstanding style of work and passion for the brand on which he has won several national and international fine art awards. He is also an UK Ambassador for Royal Talens and represents brand leading names that include Nitram Charcoal from Canada and also Derwent Art Materials in the UK. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
For further information on our courses please either call us on 01457 857 527 or email us at info@pennine-art.uk
Tim Fisher Sketch & Acrylics www.timfisherartist.co.uk Working in a wide range of media, his art has been reproduced as fine art prints, with originals in public, private and corporate collections throughout the world. Tim is a regular contributor to the Leisure Painter magazine and has won numerous art awards. He was shortlisted from 12,000 entrants for the first Daily Mail 'NOT' the Turner Prize competition. His painting was subsequently displayed at the the Mall Galleries, London. 2012 saw the publication of his first book, How to Paint Flowers in Acrylics. He's appeared on the Sky Arts TV Channel demonstrating acrylic flower painting techniques. This year he completed his second book, Drawing Masterclass, Perspective. He is currently working on his third publication, The Beginners Guide to Oil Pastel. He has also developed his own pastel surface, Fisher400 which has had worldwide acclaim. Tim runs regular workshops, painting holidays and demonstrates to art groups throughout the UK. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
Tony Hogan Pastels www.hoganart.co.uk Tony is an experienced professional artist, who for the last 20 years has organised and run art holiday courses attracting those wishing to develop their artistic ability whilst enjoying stunning painting venues. From as far afield as Japan, Canada, Australia and alongside hundreds of UK residents who join him each year to enjoy time learning tips and techniques. Tony was formally trained at Bradford Art College in the early 1960’s and has spent his life devoted to developing his knowledge and techniques in both the commercial and fine art sectors. He has worked for many international companies, done several television art shows and demonstrates at national art fairs as well as local art groups.
Vic Bearcroft Soft Pastels on Velour www.vicbearcroft.co.uk Vic Bearcroft is a professional wildlife and pet portrait artist, who specialises in pastel on velour, but also works in pencil, watercolour, coloured pencil, charcoal, oil and acrylic media. His preferred medium is pastels on velour paper, which allows him to create both softness and detailed textures. Winning best in show at his first ever wildlife art exhibition, Vic has gone onto win further awards for his work, including the prestigious 'Endangered Species' category in the 2012 BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year competition. Vic also has his own range of pastels and velour paper created by the SAA, and a highly popular DVD series, Wildlife in Pastels. Vic has had several books published with the first run on his third book Dark Angels selling out in the first two weeks. Tutors courses that are suitable for all levels of ability.
The Old House Studio t. 01457 857527 Joanne Crook e. info@pennine-art.uk