We are delighted to launch our new Year-long Online Landscape Course!


An exciting, practical three-day course employing a variety of techniques for abstract painting. 

In this hands-on, studio-based course students explore the process of abstract spatial mark-making, experimenting with unconventional methods to create works of vibrant intensity. A highly inventive artist, Simon Williams encourages participants to experiment with a combination of oil paint, inks and water-based spray paint among a range of other materials. We also look at the work of 20th-century masters and leading contemporary abstract painters to analyse their techniques and strategies. 

The course gives students an insight into new methods and techniques to discover and implement their own personal creative language.

Simon Williams


Newlyn School of Art, The Old Board School, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AW.

Where to meet:

Please arrive at the Newlyn School of Art at 9.50 for a 10am start. This course ends at 4pm.

Materials used on this course:

An array of materials including oil paint, inks and non toxic water based spray paint among other materials.


All skill levels, from beginners to those with more experience. If you have any specific access or support requirements please give us a call at the time of booking to discuss your needs.


We would advise that this course is suitable for those of 16 years of age and upwards (16-18yr olds must be accompanied by an adult, who is a paying participant).

What to bring:

All materials are provided by the school. Please bring old clothes to paint in.


Please bring a packed lunch.


If you are looking for a local place to stay, please browse our page for Accommodation in West Cornwall.

Additional info:

Once you have booked your place you will receive an email confirmation. Please contact us via our Contact Us page, if you need further support. 

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