Author Archives: Dawn

Nec Birmingham, Farm Business Innovation and Family Attractions 10, 11 November 2021

By on November 8th, 2021

THE ART OF LEISURE – stand 982 From classic art ready to purchase, or place an order for a bespoke commission to suit your space and decor. Order prints to hang in your holiday cottages, affordable yet exclusive art for your venue. See the display of examples at the Farm Business Innovation show, The Art of Leisure stand . A new website is coming where you may order online directly, but this week you may place an order personally at the show.

ROCK NATIVE – stand 5263 Also see the scenic art examples at the neighbouring Family Attractions stand, named Richard Hollyer Projects in the brochure, Rock Native is the theming side of Dawn’s art, outdoor  revamps, from duck pond to new rockpool water features, designed, themed and constructed. Larger projects can be installed working alongside established companies such as mini golf parks etc. Dawn is available for freelance work or solo projects.

Current Exhibition, Riverside Gallery Wroxham.

By on June 19th, 2021

First Light

Opening viewing

The Riverside Art and Class Gallery Wroxham, 24 Norwich Road NR128RX Exhibition is ongoing.

 Norfolk, expressed in free watercolours and inks. The large acrylics on board, glazed in resin depicting the form of the ever present water surfaces, with all their movement and caught objects, the broads waters entwined through the carefree countryside. Water is Norfolk’s landscape. 

Studio/gallery closed

By on November 19th, 2019


I regret to announce the closing of my gallery. It no longer is my venue, however it may hold future classes in a different setting, but is not under my management. Thank you for your kind comments and visits.



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African Safari – Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

By on February 15th, 2018

Interested?….Contact me to receive an email with details for this spectacular event.

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Summer days to be arranged, at The Sail Loft Southwold. Book your own holiday session.

By on June 13th, 2016

Painting at Southwold

All materials,  included £20.  We meet inside for coffee at 9.30am, then paint until 12. Stay for a lunch if you’d like also. Text or email me 07979721253 to book. The Restuarant is along the sea edge road to the harbour ferry in Southwold, has ample parking, no stairs.

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@ The Sail Loft Southwold 9.30-12.00 Dates may be requested

By on September 13th, 2015

Sail Loft

What better to do on a cold winters day than join a friendly group at the Sail Loft Restaurant Southwold. Organise a date for your group for a  9.30am-12pm painting session, followed by a sociable lunch. All materials provided. Cost £35 and includes 11am coffee and a light lunch. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. Book by email or text. 07979721253 The Sail Loft 53 Ferry Road, Southwold, IP18 6HQ

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French Alps – Request a date for yourself or a group.

By on April 15th, 2014


Gallery of photos of the last course, Autumn 2014

Contact me with dates you’d like to book for your art group or party of friends.

Join me for a peaceful week in the stunning scenery of the French Alps. Saturday till Saturday. You are welcome to suggest dates for your party/art group, and they will be accomodated. From arriving in Turin, after you have purchased your flight, you will be picked up and catered for all week and delivered back to Turin for your flight home. The cost  includes everything from pick up to drop off Saturday to Saturday, full board and transport, watercolour painting equipment supplied to use and purchase, although you may bring a medium of your choice. Demonstrations will be done in watercolours. Do contact Dawn for details, and book a date of your preference perhaps. Beginners very welcome.

Setting the scene… Amble by the river and dabble with watercolours, in good company, enjoying delicious food, while staying in a luxurious chalet in a quaint traditional French village. Architecture, tumbling glacial water, mountain vistas, and valley flora, there is a scene for every taste. You will be given a wealth of technique and guidance to develop your own unique style. Even if you have never painted before, you will be welcome and feel the benefit of taking time out for yourself to sit and drink in the lovely surroundings, revel in scenic pleasure, and you may discover hidden depths to your talents! ‘No matter what the outcome of your painting efforts, the journey will be worth taking.’ Contact Dawn for more details, either by phone 07979721253 or email To book or take a deeper look at the venue, contact Price £1000 includes full board, food and use of watercolour art materials, so a flight with just hand luggage is possible.



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Deluxe watercolour weekend, request a date for your group.

By on December 21st, 2012


@ the Waterhead hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria.

Situated on the shores of  lake Windermere, a luxurious, all inclusive weekend of watercolour painting. Delicious meals, comfy beds and use of the swimming pool sauna and jacuzzi overlooking the lake a mile away, after an inspiring day. Absolute beginners welcome as well as experienced painters wishing to enjoy the area. The only requirement is suitable clothing for some outdoor painting, and a comfy camping chair, as if the weather is pleasant we will sit overlooking the lake. Everything else is provided. Non painting partners also welcome to stay at a reduced rate,  and join us for meals. Please enquire for further dates and information you’d like, or to book, contact Dawn. £490 all inclusive,  Friday and Saturday dnner bed and breafast, light lunches and  all painting materials provided. Finish 4pm Sunday. All weather clothing recommended for plenty of outdoor enjoyment.

Book with Dawn by Tel; 07979721253 email;

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