31st Aug, 1st Sept, 2nd Sept 2023

SAC mid week Summer School Three day painting course with four tutors at Theberton Studio, Leiston

Entry form out in June.

7th Sept to 12th Sept 23


Southwold & Reydon Constitutional Club, Southwold. Entry forms will be posted in June with full details

Every Thursday. Starting 21st Sept 23 2.00pm


Reydon Village Hall. IP18 6RF. All are welcome.

Class fee £10 per session

For further details contact: Alan Wiltshire. On opening day at Reydon Hall.

Saturday, 30th September 2023 10am – 4pm

Tutor: Sue Williams
Medium: Watercolour, with a pen and ink option
Subject: Flowers
Ability Mixed
Cost: £30

Sue attended St Martins School of Art for four years, and has had a career illustrating books, magazines and calendars using pen and ink or gouache. She has taught watercolour painting to adults for 42 years, mainly watercolour and inks, written for Art Magazines and taught at summer schools. She has exhibited and sold at the Society of Botanical Artists for several years, as well as other Botanical specialist galleries. She has exhibited at The Mall Gallery and at The RI - watercolours, SWA- watercolours , ROI- Oils, and RBA- Oils.

Sue will start the day with a demonstration of colour mixes for various flowers and leaves, some techniques for leaves and flowers, composition, backgrounds and using a pen with watercolour. This will take about and hour and a half and then the rest of the day Sue will work with everyone, one to one.

Saturday 28th October 2023 10am – 4pm

Tutor: John Shave
Medium: Oils
Subject: Landscape/Seascape
Ability Mixed ability
Cost: £30

John is a member of the London Wapping Group, the East Anglian Marine Painters, and Fellow of the Society of Arts Australia. He has run workshops and demonstrations in England and Australia, and also teaches at his studio in South Norfolk. John paints in a modern impressionistic style, capturing atmosphere and mood.

At this workshop students should get a good idea of how to put on colour and keep it fresh. John will also cover composition, tone, and colour to help to produce an impressionistic oil painting during the day.

If you are a complete beginner in oils, John can provide a starter set of oils for £8 (paid for at the workshop) which will include everything you need to complete a painting (materials to be returned to him at the end of the day). So if you would like to try oil painting for the first time, this workshop is a good opportunity to give it a go.

Saturday 25th November 2023 10am – 4pm

Tutor: John Patchett
Medium: Pastels
Subject: Coastal Landscape with a big sky
Ability Mixed ability
Cost: £30

John is an internationally renowned pastel artist and has exhibited with the Pastel Society, the RSMA, as well as his many successful solo exhibitions. He is a member of the Institute of East Anglian Artists and contributes to ‘The Artist’ and ‘Leisure Painter’.

John lives in Beccles and uses our wonderful variety of landscapes, market towns and the coast to inspire his work. He is a stalwart member of local art societies and a highly regarded tutor. His work can be seen at

In this workshop John will be using soft pastels to help us gain a better understanding of the versatility of the medium. He will show us how to create a ‘big sky with cumulus clouds’ convincingly and to understand ‘aerial perspective’ in the landscape to achieve a feeling of recession toward the horizon. He will have pastel card for sale at £7.50 each.

Wed 11th Oct, Wed 15th Nov, Wed 20th Dec 2023

Winter Talks & Demonstrations will start

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