Residential Painting Course on Sark

Mervyn Peake lived in Sark twice in his life, as part of the Sark Group in the 1930’s and later between 1947 - 1950 when he returned with his young family.  

He painted and wrote extensively whilst living on the island and the beauty and peace of Sark were the inspiration for many of his creations. Using Mervyn Peake’s regular walks as the starting point, you will venture out each day with specific projects to complete, whilst also having the flexibility of relaxing and unwinding in this picturesque island.  

This course will be run by Frances Lemmon, a full-time artist working mostly in acrylic and oil. In addition, she regularly teaches adults pastels, charcoal, pencil, pen and ink and watercolour and encourages you to use this time to experiment with as many different mediums as possible. At the time of booking Frances can advise you what to bring.

Price: £485 (£65 single supplement) – this includes return travel from Guernsey, a shared evening meal at the end of the course and 4 nights’ accommodation bed and breakfast. 

This course is suitable for beginner and more advanced.

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