Residential Painting Classes, 2020

The Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove, South Devon

14th-16th May

2nd-4th October

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Painting course Hope Cove, Devon, October 2020.
Painting holiday Hope Cove, Devon, October 2020.


Penny has taught painting courses at this hotel for many years now. It is a family run hotel with an outstanding view. The staff are friendly and helpful. Food is amazing and wonderful walks and views from the hotel.

Sun 4th – Mon 5th October 2020

Arrive at Hope Cove on Saturday 3rd October. Course runs on Sunday 4th October, 10am – 4pm and Monday 5th October, 10am – 12.30pm.

The cost for the course is £60. This can be paid in advance or on the first day.

Penny will give demonstrations of techniques of various mediums and helpful advice throughout the day, whatever your standard.

Book the hotel first by contacting

Then email Penny at to book your place on one of these great courses. Tuition just £60. Or telephone 01202 744389.

Summer Painting Holiday at St Ives, Cornwall

5th-12th June 2020

Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall.
St. Ives painting holiday, June 2020.
St Ives, Cornwall.

In the area of Carbis Bay, near St Ives.

Book your own accommodation – hotels or self catering near Carbis Bay and meet at painting places listed.

Arrive Friday 5th June.

Saturday 6th June

Meet at Tate St Ives 10am. A day in St Ives, visiting the Tate, having lunch there or bring a packed lunch. Sketching Porthmeer Beach in front of the Tate in the afternoon.

Sunday 7th June

Join Penny at Brae Cottage, Beersheba Farm TR26 3HF 10.30am – 4pm for painting and lunch. Bring food to share.

Monday 8th June

A free day to do your own thing.

Tuesday 9th June

Godrevey sketching in the morning – meet at the car park 16 minutes from Lelant, Hayle by pass and onto B3301, turn off from Gwithian TR27 5ED.

Painting and sketching until 1pm. Evening meal out together if you wish.

Wednesday 10th June

Painting and sketching coastal scenes – using Zennor Village Hall for the day, 10am – 4.30pm as a base.

St Ives to Zennor on the B3306 for 4.4 miles, TR26 3BT. Takes 10 minutes.

Do your own sketching in the area have lunch at The Tinners Arms, Zennor at 12.30 and sketching/painting together in the afternoon.

Thursday 11th June

Free day to do your own thing. I will possibly spend the day at Mousehole, about 30 minute drive from St Ives.

Friday 12th June

Leave for home.

Tuition for the week £100 per person. Entrance to galleries not included or any lunches etc, lunch at Beersheba, bring food and drinks to share. Non painting partners welcome.


Book now to secure your accommodation and let Penny know that you are coming. Please pay for the tuition before May 1st.