Painting Classes & Workshops

Penny Wilton’s Painting Courses in the Poole / Purbeck Area 2019 & 2020

PAINTING COURSES: POOLE & PURBECK AREA – Summer 2020

Various dates – put in your diary now. Bring your own materials and newspaper, waterpots etc.

Pay by 1st April 2020 to secure your place. Email info@pennywilton.co.uk to book your place. CHEQUES TO PENNYWILTON ARTWORKS LTD.

Stoborough Village Hall

Mondays 1 – 3.30pm

April 20th, 27th
May 11th, 18th
June 1st

5 WEEKS £55.

Parkstone Yacht Club, Pearce Avenue

Fridays 9.30 – 11.30

April 24th
May 1st, 18th, 22nd, 29th

5 WEEKS £55.

Tesco, Fleetsbridge

Fridays 1.30 – 3.30

Pop into the Community Room and paint with others, have a cup of tea and do your shopping during the holidays.

DATES TO BE ARRANGED.

PAINTING COURSES: POOLE & PURBECK AREA – Spring 2020

Various dates – put in your diary now. Bring your own materials and newspaper, waterpots etc.

Pay by 1st January 2020 to secure your place. Email info@pennywilton.co.uk to book your place. CHEQUES TO PENNYWILTON ARTWORKS LTD.

Stoborough Village Hall

Mondays 1 – 3.30pm

January 13th, 20th, 27th
February 3rd, 10th ( 17th half term – no class) 24th.
March 2nd, 9th, 16th 23rd and 30th.

11 weeks £121. SORRY, SPRING CLASSES FULL.

Parkstone Yacht Club, Pearce Avenue

Fridays 9.30 – 11.30

January 17th, 24th, 31st
February 7th, 14th (no class 21st – half term) 28th
March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
April 3rd

11 weeks £121. SORRY, SPRING CLASSES FULL.

Tesco, Fleetsbridge

Fridays 1.30 – 3.30

Pop into the Community Room and paint with others, have a cup of tea and do your shopping during the holidays.

Sorry, Tesco’s Spring class is full at present.

Spring term – list of subjects


11 week term half term week is 17th and 21st February – no class. But there will be a Holt session on 20th February.
Weekly classes are now £11 per week and Holt £27 per session – still less than Adult Education.


  1. Drawing a portrait. Bring your own photos, it could be someone you know or just a interesting face to draw. Bring cartridge paper and 2B and HB pencils, rubber and charcoal.
  2. Snowdrops and crocus.
  3. An interior with a person, look at Vermeer, A lady with the water jug or The Milkmaid.
  4. Continue from last week.
  5. A Dorset landscape.
    HALF TERM WEEK 
  6. Continue.
  7. Transport – pen and wash.
  8. Chinese painting techniques, flowers and landscape. Bring a Chinese brush if you have one, Penny will bring some to borrow if you don’t have one, also the paper that you need, as it is a special paper. You will also need watercolour, some black Indian ink and a j cloth or absorbent cloth to put under the paper. 4 coins to hold down the edges of the paper while you paint on it.
  9. A collage in mixed media. A subject of your own choice.
  10. Continue.
  11. Easter theme.

Holt Workshops with Penny Wilton 2020

Holt workshops are very popular, please bring any materials you wish to use. Tea and coffee and cake provided.

The courses run from 10AM – 4PM and will cost £27 in 2020.

Penny demonstrates techniques in various mediums, gives help throughout the day and will inspire you with ideas for a great painting.

TO PAY BY BACS 20-68-79 23918130 £27.  CHEQUES TO PENNYWILTON ARTWORKS LTD.

Email info@pennywilton.co.uk to book your place.

JANUARY 16TH
FEBRUARY 20TH
MARCH 19TH
APRIL 16TH
APRIL 25TH – SATURDAY PAINTING FLOWERS
MAY 21ST
JUNE 18TH
JUNE 27TH SATURDAY WORKING WITH PASTELS

JULY 16TH
AUGUST NO CLASS
SEPTEMBER 3RD – MAKING ABSTRACTS AND ALSO USUAL HOLT
SEPTEMBER 24TH
OCTOBER 22ND
NOVEMBER 19TH
DECEMBER 17TH

How to find Holt Village Hall…

You are welcome to bring a friend, any ability will be catered for.

Happy painting – Penny.

Holt Workshops with Penny Wilton 2020 (dates etc.)  pdf