Alan Taylor wins Penistone Artist of the Year 2023

Penistone Artist of the Year And the winner is… Well I’m too modest to tell you (almost). So what did I win: Prestige, vouchers for art materials and a Tesco Hamper. But I also sold the painting for £500, half of which has been donated to children’s cancer research. The weather was kind although I … Read more

Join us in July at The Sketching Club, Wortley Hall

Sketch and draw with us on Thursday 25th July.2 sessions during the day:Morning 9am – 12 noon.Afternoon 1 – 4pm.It’s only a tenner per session (at the moment).Come to either or both.It’s good for your brain! I share my thought processes and give a few tips as I demonstrate how to construct a drawing. There’s … Read more

Painting a picture – where do I start?

Wortley Hall Painting Workshops is a good place to try painting if you are an absolute beginner because everything you need is provided. When you arrive at Wortley Hall all the equipment and materials you need will be laid out ready and waiting. EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: table easel, a selection of brushes, pencil, palette, kitchen roll, … Read more

Upcoming Workshops at Wortley Hall

THURSDAY 10th AUGUST (places are available) THURSDAY 17th AUGUST – SOLD OUT (but there is a reserve list) Subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page to be the first to find out about upcoming events. The price is £20 per day, payable on arrival by cash or in advance by card. Each … Read more