We may be slap bang in the middle of summer, but I am looking ahead to my plans for creative workshops and holidays in the autumn.

Look out for  ’Shabby Chic ‘ painted furniture workshops,  making paper for your handmade journal and a unique ‘Art with Therapy’ workshop to help you develop your own techniques for problem solving.


Summer is here as the temperature rises and the children have finished school.

The Canal du Midi is getting busier and the various festivals start to bring colour and activity to the towns and villages.

We are well and truly in full swing here as August brings even more people arrive to enjoy their taste of the real south of France.

The people who come to enjoy a painting activity are spoiled for choice with the range of subject matter. ‘Should I choose a village scene, that market stall is so colourful, the chateaux and ruins are stunning and the tree lined canal a dreamy, tranquil and cooling place to sit and paint.’

If you have yet to visit this region, make it your destination this year. There is an excellent network of air, rail and road links that make it an attractive proposition and there are plenty of hotels, B&B accommodation, and camping sites to suit all budgets.

I hope to see you soon.



On this site you can read about the range of painting courses, painting days out, painting holidays and regular classes that I run both here in the Languedoc and sometimes elsewhere. From time to time I also do courses in painting furniture and other decorative paint effects.

I have also starting operating painting courses and workshops online. So you can take part from the comfort of your own home.


The page here will tell you about the region and the different places you can stay at while enjoying one of my fun painting holidays or creative painting courses. Ther is also a page telling you about the workshops I will be hosting at ‘Camping La Yole’


Just click on the image below and it will take you my gallery site.

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Or if you want to chat to me about any of the courses then phone me in France on 00 33 (0)4 99 57 16 63 or you can drop me an e mail, what ever is easier for you.

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