aining the skills and confidence to create a work of art is truly enabling. Creativity is a natural activity that everyone can and should experience. Jamie believes in teaching from a strong knowledge base, delivering skills, encouraging experimentation and nurturing self-expression. His areas of focus are representational and figurative art.

If you live near his studio in Holmfirth West Yorkshire, you can take part in his weekly art classes. Jamie also leads a limited number of art masterclasses and the occasional art holiday. All sessions take place in a working group studio, with a structure to inspire artists of all levels of experience. The relaxed yet purposeful atmosphere enables everyone to discover and achieve amongst small groups of like-minded friends.

Weekly Classes

Life Drawing

Weekly classes for beginners and beyond.

Drawing and Painting

Learn the basics and develop you artistic abilities.


Create your own sculptures in wood or stone.

Jamie knows his stuff and knows how to show others through demonstration. He encourages and critiques in a sensitive but knowledgeable fashion. Most important is his wry sense of humour. His classes are a mixture of relaxed tutorials and practical demonstrations. He encourages his class to do their own thing whilst giving help and advice.

Short Courses

Figure Sculpture

Make a large scale clay sculpture from the life model.

Figure painting

A long weekend drawing and painting from the model.

Portrait Sculpture

Learn to make life size portraits in ceramic.

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