With over 30 years experience as a teacher of art, design and the history of art I am confident that I will be able to help you advance your skills in these areas. I offer a range of options including private tuition, tailor-made classes for small groups and themed painting weekends.

Tutorials/presentations are available in the history and theory of art as well as classes which focus on practical techniques.

Practical workshops exploring drawing at the St John Street Gallery and Cafe, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.  For full details and to reserve a place please contact the gallery by e-mailing

Private Tuition
This can be arranged at my studio at £35 per hour.There is no commitment to a course of lessons.

Small Group Tuition and Themed Painting Weekends at Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire
These can be arranged by request. There is a fixed fee of £180 for a three hour, tailor-made session with a maximum of 8 students or a minimum of 2. Mixed age groups are welcome, so you could come along with family and friends. Alternatively, if you are an individual wanting to join a group please contact me to express your interest and I will make every effort to accommodate you within booked sessions.

Art Appreciation

Join the monthly presentations at Stanton in Peak village hall. These are held on Wednesdays from 5.30 -6.30pm and cost £5 per session.

Or come to the Bassett Rooms at Ashover on the last Thursday of the month 5.30 – 6.30pm; £5 per session

For Further information or to book tuition please e-mail: