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Classes and Lectures

  Want to try your hand at art or crafts? I can offer private and class-based tuition, as well as workshops for groups of friends or couples I also give lectures on art.

Previous happy workshop participants have said:

"Mel's classes are lively, friendly and relaxed."

"It was my favourite workshop"

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Inks Workshop

Thursday May 23rd 10.00am - 1.30pm

Come along and have some fun with the bright bold medium of alcohol inks. All materials provided along with tea, coffee and cake and you don't need any previous art experience.  It is great fun to do with friends, or on your own to make new friends.

Spaces are limited.

£55 per person. Woking. To book call 07919493851 or email

This workshop is also available to book for a group of friends where I come to you with the materials and fun tuition on an agreed date.

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Plant inspired Workshop

Thursday 6th June

9.45am -12.45pm, Woking

Join Mel at her home and garden for this exciting mixed media morning. 

With plein air drawing and painting opportunities available in the garden and the comfort of the home right at hand.  Mel will demonstrate sketching from the plants in the garden and adding a variety of mixed media to create a colourful and lively work of art.

Plenty of snacks and refreshments available along with a great range of mixed media materials.

£55 per person.

To book call 07919493851 or email

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Drawing and Painting Woodland Workshop

Monday 15th July 10.00am -1pm

Pyrford Recreation ground.

£50 per person

In this 3 hour workshop discover fun ways to capture the essence of the woods and trees in a variety of different mediums and exercises.
Tea/coffee, snacks and some materials provided

Spaces are limited. Book with Mel by email or on 07919493851

Termly Classes

I teach classes around Surrey and Berkshire and my own online drawing and painting course.

Mondays - Oil painting for beginners 10.00am - 12.00pm and Oil painting for Improvers 1.00-3.00pm at South Hill Park in Bracknell

Tuesdays - Oils and Acrylics for All levels 9.45am-12.15pm- Surrey Adult Learning - Woking Centre

Wednesdays - Drawing and Painting - Life, Portriat and themed projects 9.30-12.00

Oils and Acrylics for Improvers - 12.45-2.45 SAL - Woking Centre

Thursdays - Online Drawing and Painting 10.00am - 12.00pm - 10 weeks £160

Drawing and Painting for Improvers - 8.00-9.30 - Riverhouse Barn, Walton on Thames

If you are interested to join any of these classes mid term, please message me.

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