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I attended a course where I expected to be shown what to do and to develop my learning over the day. Apparently that's not the way the tutor operates and anyone who has attended previous courses by this person has been perfectly satisfied. It appears...More
Had the most amazing 2 day course with Alison Holt at the Old Bank Studios. Alison is an extremely talented, patient and informative tutor, who really knows her art. In addition, I can honestly say that the hospitality extended by Bev and Nigel is second...More
Just spent the whole day at an acrylic tutorial from Fraser Scarfe at the Old Bank Studio, Harwich.
Fraser, who appeared recently on the BBC art programme, took everyone through the basics of landscape composition, layering techniques and paint rejuvenation. I was slightly apprehensive, as...More
I had a wonderful and very informative day at the Old Bank Studios. The courses are run from a beautiful old building full of character and charm, but this aside the courses that the owners and lovely couple Nigel and Bev run are fab. They...More
Attended a willow wreath making course 10am - 4pm. all materials provided.
Large, warm work space, excellent and plentiful food & drinks. Outstanding value for money.
Deb Hart, tutor. Was generous in both her teaching method and supply of materials.
Bev and Nigel are excellent...More
My friend booked us on a Willow Wreath Making course in December and what an enjoyable day it was. Nigel and Bev were excellent hosts and kept us plied with tea, coffee and even some mulled cider. Deb was a good teacher and we came...More
Visited this studio for a painting course at weekend and cannot recommend it highly enough.
Excellent work space with decent light and facilities, and owners who really go out of their way to make you feel welcome.
Plenty of tea and coffee during the day...More
I love the Old Bank Studios and their textile workshops. I have attended a number of times and always come away with new skills and techniques. The one day courses are small enough to feel
personal and I have learnt how to use many features...More
The one day course had an excellent tutor. Very nice environment - big studio. Very good plentiful lunch - perhaps a bit rich for those on a diet! Pleasant walk to the quay for fresh air. Street parking, but no particular problem. Not sure about...More
Attended an enameling workshop at the old bank, it was a very enjoyable day. Learnt loads, lunch was provided as was afternoon tea with homemade cake, both where splendid. Beautiful venue for great days course.