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I am a trained Art Teacher with many years of teaching experience and I enjoy sharing my skills at drawing and painting workshops.

I have the following workshops planned for this Spring.  Please email me if you would like to book onto one of these classes.


Saturday sketchers; we meet one Saturday a month,10.30 - 13.00 at Brunswick and Thorn, Thorn Road, Worthing. £20 to include a drink.  A friendly group, most with some drawing or painting experience.  I aim to regularly introduce participants to new techniques and materials, whilst also building upon their drawing skills.


13th April - Expressive line and wash techiniques

4th May - Drawing buildings and perspective re-cap (THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED)

15th June - Large ink drawings on the beach using a variety of tools

13th July - Sketching faces


Friday workshops; these will all be 10.30 - 12.30 at Brunswick and Thorn, Thorn Road, Worthing. £20 to include a hot drink

Suitable for beginners, or those with some drawing experience.


3rd May - Sketching on location - Buildings

A special session to introduce the rules of perspective which relate to buildings.

We will begin by going over horizon line, vanishing points, one point perspective and two point perspective.

After a coffee we will venture out to draw one of Worthing's iconic beach building to put this knowledge into action.


10th May - Introduction to dip-pen and ink drawing, Brunswick and Thorn, Worthing


17th May - Expressive ink drawings on the beach, Brunswick and Thorn, Worthing









All images © 2015 Michelle Dawson

Chalk drawing arches at St Pauls Drawing pen and ink lines Group work on large paper Sketching at shopping centre Materials swap