Art Courses

With Nick Archer

We are excited to be continuing our program to offer weekend art courses in 2024 with experienced tutor Nick Archer. The courses will be based just outside of Rye in the beautiful Wealden countryside, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Courses throughout the year will include Painting from the Landscape, Printmaking, Life drawing and Portrait painting.

Upcoming Classes


“Nick Archer is an inspirational tutor. He generously shares his in-depth
knowledge of composition, colour and processes. Nick encourages
experimentation and supports his students who are in pursuit of a personal
style. I would recommend anyone to have a go.”

– Helen Rawlinson

“I have been going to Nicks classes for a few years now . From life drawing to landscape painting days.
Nick is always inspiring and a really creative teacher.
I feel lucky to have been able to be part of these classes.”

– Claire Guest

“Nick is an excellent tutor because he guides you to develop and improve your own individual approach to drawing and painting. He gives careful guidance on how to observe accurately, and in the use of different mediums, colour theory, and tone.”

– Alison Noyes

“I have been going to Nicks classes for many years. When he gives feedback
on your work, he is a thoughtful, constructive and supportive. With his
experience as a practising artist, he is generous with his knowledge and is
always helpful on all aspects: materials, composition and techniques. All this makes for hugely enjoyable and productive classes.”

– Sarah