Small group classes, designed to enable anyone, at any level, receive the individual attention they need to develop their skills.
join our live drawing classes , interactive workshops and small group courses live from the studio
Combine a weekend away in St Ives with a chance to develop new skills and explore making art.
VIDEO ON DEMAND
A selection of online courses to watch now and watch again and again to practice what you’ve learnt.
St Ives Past & Present
A collection of films regarding St Ives School of Painting and the importance of St Ives and Porthmeor Studios as an artists’ colony. ST IVES IN THE PAST A glimpse into St Ives and the St Ives School of Painting originally established here in 1938 by Leonard Fuller. Have fun spotting the same buildings that…
Japanese Woodblock Printing (4)
Mon 8 – Thu 11 Aug – 4 days
Inspired by the semi-abstract modernist tradition of St Ives, experienced woodblock artist Adrian Holmes teaches you to compose, carve and print your own designs using authentic Japanese tools and paper.
I approach teaching in a relaxed style. I love to share my enthusiasm, joy and knowledge of the physical process of drawing and painting; embracing happy accidents and experimenting with different materials. The Cornish landscape has always been a constant inspiration for Maxine’s work. From the calm to the wild weather – the trees, lanes…
St Ives, one of the most stunning locations in the world, has long been attracting artists. For more than 80 years we have been running art classes in Cornwall in Porthmeor studios overlooking the ocean.
We provide quality art course tuition suitable for all levels from complete beginners to those with more experience. Join us in St Ives or from where ever you are in the world with our online art classes.
From landscape to life, oils to watercolour we’ll help you find the approach that’s right for you.
Today, more studio space has been provided by the division of the old studios; floor length windows look out over the plane of sand to the rolling waves; and refurbished skylights bask the studios in natural light. A new lift has improved access, corridors have been revamped with panels of Cornish pine and an exhibition space for the public has been created.
Take a look at our setting right on Porthmeor Beach
With thanks to Chris Webber for the photography and Erland Cooper for the music