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


Paul Lewin is a highly respected coastal painter and has a unique approach to painting: building up layers of watercolour in bold colours and tones and using mixed media or collage to create a unique sense of dynamism and place. 

This course enables students to explore some of the most dramatic coves and cliff tops of West Cornwall's famous coastline with lots of tuition on composition, colour, tone, depiction of water and the unusual tools and techniques Paul has built up in his working practice over the years.

This course will primarily be outdoors, with some time back in the studio at Newlyn School of Art to work up sketches into further paintings. 

Paul Lewin


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.

During the course, minibus transport is provided to visit various locations in West Cornwall.

Materials used on this course:

Artist quality watercolours from the tube and mixed media including white gouache and various drawing materials like chalk, charcoal and water soluble pencils among other items. All materials are provided by the art school.


All levels of experience. Beginners welcome. 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 & 17yr olds must be accompanied by an adult, who is a paying participant).

What to bring:

Please bring old clothes to paint in. Sturdy shoes such as trainers or walking boots for some walking on coast paths. A hat in case of particularly good weather, warm and waterproof clothes. Bringing something light to sit on while outside such as a small cushion, sit mat or rolled-up fleece is a good idea.


Please bring a packed lunch. A water bottle and a travel mug are always a good idea for out on location.


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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