Painting Retreat at Westcott Barton, North Devon

Held by Mark Warner

Course Date: Friday 15th – Monday 18th July 2022
About the Tutor

We’d love to welcome you to the Westcott Barton painting retreat with Mark Warner.

A week where we will be inspired by the magnificent 95 acre estate and look at how you can use drawing to develop your painting while analysing colour, composition and contrast within a landscape.

Mark is an artist and tutor with many years of teaching experience, demonstrating for Art Societies and on workshops and painting holidays in the UK and France/Italy.

He has a large range of knowledge and expertise in painting and drawing which is delivered in a thoughtful and enthusiastic way. Mark adores using colour while interpreting the light and a love for the materials. He exhibits in both England and Wales and has many works in private collections.

Mark is as passionate about supporting people in their creative journeys. Come and join him to explore the use of colour in the Landscape at Westcott Barton, North Devon.

Please visit Mark’s website for further information and to see examples of his work.

Upon your arrival on the Tuesday afternoon, at around 3pm, you will be greeted by the team at Westcott Barton.

The week will begin with a relaxed afternoon settling into the accommodation and viewing the immediate grounds whilst getting to know your tutor and fellow students. A demonstration will be given by Mark, followed by a group dinner.

Breakfast will be served at 8.30am and students will then gather in the studio at around 9.30am.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are freely available to help yourself to during studio sessions.

Lunch will be served at 1pm with afternoon tutorials commencing from 2-5pm, followed by a group dinner at 6.30pm.

Our courses are limited to 10 participants per retreat to ensure your tutor has the ability to provide you with personal advice and support during your time here.
Painting Media

– All media welcomed.


Acrylic, Drawing


Westcott Barton, Middle Marwood, Barnstaple North Devon, EX314EF
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