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Unlock the creative in you, hone artistic skills and handcraft something utterly unique and beautiful with Susie Ray Workshops on the stunning north Cornish coast near Porthcothan. In a warm and welcoming studio where natural light mingles with scents of the ocean you can learn how to transform beach combed finds into rustic works of art and stir talents that you never knew existed.

From fish rubbing and seascape art, to craft workshops and painting tutorials, Susie Ray Workshops are inspired by Cornwall and thoughtfully curated to ignite passions and fuel accomplishment.

Whether you’re delving into art for the first time or sharpening your skills, relax and have fun, this is your time to escape, create and evoke your style.

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Fish Rubbing Workshops

Inspired by the Japanese art form of Gyotaku, this highly unique and sought-after printmaking workshop is a contemporary take on an ancient tradition with a stunning Susie Ray twist. Capture the character and beauty of locally-caught Cornish fish and other coastal objects using just oil paint and cotton cloth.

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Painting Workshops

Develop your painting skills and have fun creating a piece of art that you’re proud of in a choice of painting workshops that can be adapted to suit your group. Draw inspiration from Cornwall’s incredible seascape artists, channel the colourful and slightly mad style of Matisse or learn the techniques of an impressionist painter.

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Craft Workshops

Learn how to turn foraged coastal finds into stunning pieces for the home. Craft a rustic heart using mussel shells or driftwood, make a stunning scallop shell wind chime, or create a memory board using a curated collection of treasures from the beach.

Our Next Workshops!

Susie has organised a series of workshops for January, perfect to see off the winter blues and an ideal present for a creative loved one!  Wonderful opportunity to learn a new skill in a relaxed environment.  Current dates include:

Fish Rubbing

13th April 2pm-6pm - Book Now

18th May 2pm-6pm - Book Now

3rd August 2pm-6pm - Book Now

4th August 2pm-6pm - Book Now

You will complete the fun and interactive workshop with your rubbings ready to frame or hang as beautiful additions to your home.

£60 per person
For groups of 6 – 10 people - at a date to suit your group
Typically 4 hours
Suitable for everyone, absolutely no experience needed.

Fish rubbing workshop 19th January

Impressionist Masterclass

2nd February.  2pm to 6pm - SOLD OUT

16th March. 2pm-6pm

11th May 2pm - 6pm

6th July 2pm-6pm

18th August 2pm - 6pm

There’s no such thing as mistakes, no right or wrong and absolutely no regrets. Pencil marks, blurred colours, heavy brush strokes; it’s all part of the story.

£60 per person
For groups of 6 – 12 people - at a date to suit your group
Typically 4 hours
Suitable for everyone from beginners to the more experienced
This workhop can also be created for a group of 6 -10 friends or collegues at a time to suit you.

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Impressionist Masterclass 2nd February

Winter Seascapes

30th March. 2pm- 6pm -Book Now

17th August - Summer Seascapes - 2pm-6pm Book Now

With blue seas and golden sands as your muse and Cornwall’s incredible artists as your inspiration, this workshop will awaken your wild side and revive your senses.

£60 per person
For groups of 6 – 12 people
Typically 4 hours
Suitable for painting novices to the more experienced
This workhop can also be created for a group of 6 -10 friends or collegues at a time to suit you.

 

Coastal Landscape Workshop 16th February

Creative Beach Art

20th July2pm-6pm

31st August 2pm- 6pm

1st September 2pm-6pm

Create stunning works of art from stunning beach finds including shell hearts, wind chimes, memory pictures and more.

£60 per person
For groups of 6 – 12 people - at a time to suit your group
Typically 4 hours
Suitable for creative novices to the more experienced
This workhop can also be created for a group of 6 -10 friends or collegues at a time to suit you.

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Full day course

8th June - 10am - 6pm including lunch

An opportunity to enjoy a full fish rubbing course in the morning followed by a creative beach art class in the afternoon.  Suitable for all abilities this immersive course is  superb way to indugle your creative side, learn new skills which can be transferred to home and produce an array of artwork to take home with you.

£140 per person
For groups of 6 – 10 people - at a date to suit your group
Typically 8 hours
Suitable for everyone, absolutely no experience needed

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