Welcome to Surrey Art School
We are a contemporary seasonal art school offering a changing menu of workshops, courses and events as well as regular classes that continue all year round. We collaborate with local artists and venues to offer you the widest range of opportunities to get creative and make time for you. We believe in the value of creativity to enhance our overall sense of well-being and curate a menu of courses and workshops that not only offer new skills but foster calm and confidence.
Have a look at our full range of classes, workshops and courses below or check out the calendar for upcoming events this month!
Happy Beltane Everyone!
From here on out we can guarantee that each day will be a little bit LIGHTER and BRIGHTER and if the sun doesn’t make an appearance we are all set to make our own! Let us dance in the sun and wear wildflowers in our hair!
New! Summer Events
Regular Clubs and Classes
Our doors are wide open to learners of all abilities and we offer as many opportunities as possible for you to join us in the studio for a little you-time. The majority of our classes are aimed at adults but we do offer specialised support for young artists and family workshops during school holidays.
Our regular Art class for Adult learners
GCSE support and creative adventures
Surrey Print Club
Develop your print practice over time
As members of Surrey Hills AONB and passionate lovers of the local flora and fauna - our workshop menu is beautifully attuned to the seasons - with some only coming round once a year and some here as a staple including Modern calligraphy workshops running all year through! Our workshops are fun-filled sessions to enjoy with friends - you'll come away with the thrill of a new skill and something beautiful in your hands.
Mindful Pinch pots, Stoneware tiles and Coil Pot workshops for beginners led by our ceramics specialist Jo Hannah.
Build on existing skills and broaden your understanding of flourishing working with different nibs and new strokes.
Get into print with our introductory printmaking workshops led by passionate print-maker Ellie Green.
Join Jane Davies for a seasonal Watercolour Masterclass exploring wet-on-wet technique to create beautiful flowing responses to Surrey fauna and flora!
Learn to paint on water with our fantastic introduction to the ancient Art of Ebru Paper Marbelling led by Ebru Kocak.
Create a beautiful hand-woven forager’s basket with NEW TUTOR! and basket- weaving whizz Emily Hall!
Stick Print Stitch!
Get ready to get experi-mental this Spring with our fun creative textiles based taster workshop led by our number one guy, artist and printmaking expert Paul Wye!
Weaving for Wellbeing
Workshops exploring weft, warp and the wonderful feeling of well-being associated with weaving practice.
Each moment of the year has its own beauty - cast and capture them all with our Botanical Casting Masterclass with Abilu!
Art Talks! Join us for a series of open studio visits with talks and q+a’s led by SAS artists throughout the year! Save the date Friday 7th June when Ebru Kocak will feature.
Private Bookings and Events
We are keen to support well-being through creativity so if you are a business looking to organise a staff well-being session for your employees get in touch and we can put together a tailored package just for you!
Gift Vouchers available
Gift vouchers are available on ALL classes workshops, events and courses simply by selecting gift option at checkout. We also offer gift vouchers for set amount which you can purchase online here.
Yoga and Art Retreat - The Chakras
Join us for an exploration of the chakras where we’ll learn more about these amazing energy centres. We’ll use a mixture of yoga, aromatherapy & creativity to re-connect to this everyday magic!
Courses at Surrey Art School
Most of our workshops or Masterclasses offer a gentle introduction, a starting point for beginning your journey. Our full day courses and courses over time offer depth and breadth to your practice - you'll have the chance to experiment, make mistakes and play - digging a little deeper and building confidence with expert tuition from friendly experienced tutors
Courses with Paul Wye
Paul Wye (MA Printmaking) is an expert Print-maker who specialises in unusual and highly innovative print practices - from drypoint etching, to kitchen lithography and this season - Photo-lithography If you've never heard of this process, its all the more reason to give it a try and if you want to learn, Wye is your guy!
Learn to Draw Course
Drawing is simply taking a line for a walk - Paul Klee. Does it seem that simple to you? If drawing feels like a chore and you’d like to learn more about how to loosen up your line, let it flow with ease and glow with light and shadow then our learn to draw course is just what you need!
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