Artists studies – Vincent Van Gogh


Artist study courses are designed to show you something of the working methods and approaches used by a great master of painting from the past, so that you know how to create similar effects to the great painters whilst gaining a deeper understanding of their art.

The following course has already begun

Anyone who is looking to create vibrant paintings will at some point look to the works of Van Gogh for help and inspiration. He has one of the most recognisable styles in the history of painting. His bold linear brushwork and inventive use of colour make for incredibly vibrant images. So why not sign up for this course and put a little more zing into your own paintings.

Time –  Thursdays from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Free tea and coffee

Location – Gosforth Parish Church Hall

Cost £75

Dates to attend:
September 20th and 27th, Octover 11th, 18th and 23rd
Please note: there is no class on the 4th of October because Jason is teaching sketching on holiday in Ravenna, Italy that week.

What will you do on the course?
Be shown how to create brushwork similar to Van Gogh

Learn how to choose the right colours to place on the canvas to make vibrant colourful artwork

Create a finished copy-painting

Make your own new painting in the style of Van Gogh

What will you need to bring to the first class ?
This course can be undertaken using gouache, acrylic or water soluble oils.

Please bring images of Van Goghs work that you would like to emulate / copy to the first lesson as well as your painting kit including:

Palette, water pot, watercolour paper or oil/ acrylic painting paper, paints, brushes, pencil, drawing paper, eraser, pencil sharpener and a drawing board.

If you have any questions please feel free to email

The location

Venue: Gosforth Parish Church Hall, Wardle Street, South Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE13 1RX

The studio is situated on the gound floor in the modern extension to the original building.  The room has large windows down one side of the room providing good natural light.

How would you get there ?
By Metro & Bus – There is a Metro entrance directly opposite the hall on the opposite side of the the road. – see map link below

By Car – There is parking provided within the Gosforth Parish Church Halls grounds.

How can you book a place on the course ?
By clicking on the BUY NOW  button below and following the payment procedures you will book your place on the course.

Course cost – £75

If you are unable to purchase the course online then please send a cheque for £75, made payable to:

Painting with Skill LTD

to…Jason Skill, Sikehead, Woodside Lane, Ryton, Tyne and Wear NE403ND

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To avoid disappointment –  book early.
Why not buy this course as a gift for friends and family ?

Painting With Skill Limited, Company No. 5763767, a company registered in England and Wales.
Registered address: Sikehead, Woodside Lane, Ryton, Tyne and Wear, NE40 3ND