Painting Courses for 2020

Trevor offers a range of different Painting Courses throughout the year to suit all repertoires, covering a variety of mediums (watercolour, oil, mixed media) and techniques.

Many of these courses take place in his painting studio just half an hours drive from Bath, in Wiltshire.

The 2020 programme for Workshop courses includes Watercolour techniques and practices.

Come and learn how to improve your paintings, and spend two days away from it all, at Trevor’s studio in The Old Church.

We are also doing a series of online courses, take a look!


20th and 21st Feb 2020

“Chasing the Light” How to capture light in your watercolours ! How to see it, then translate it. Trevor will get you focused on this essential method and show you tips on what to put in, as well as what to leave out !

” There is nothing more beautiful than a watercolour filled with light and colour ! “

Endless summer watercolour
Endless Summer

26th and 27th March 2020

” Painting People in Watercolour “ Yes ! at last a chance to cover this topic thoroughly ! From silhouettes and shadows to street scenes and crowds. Bring your watercolours to life with figures ! Tips, techniques and useful shortcuts. ” If you throw yourself at this one, you will come out Winning ! “

Via Garibaldi Venice Watercolour on paper
Via Garibaldi, Venice

23rd & 24th Aril 2020

“Painting Flowers in Watercolour “ Instruction on How To make your flower paintings “Sing” and get the best results using simple and effective techniques and applications. This course will follow on the heels of Trevor’s new book for Kew Gardens ! published 1st April 2020 by Search Press. Personalised copies available.


25th & 26th June 2020

” Fill Your Watercolours full of light and Colour “ An ideal course to try something different. We all love working in this medium, so let’s smooth out some of the technical problems and get to the inspiration ! All topics covered here. This is an all-comers event.

Tunnel of Love
Tunnel of Love

23rd & 24th July 2020

” Landscapes in Watercolour ” Instruction on basic techniques: Skies, Trees, Atmospherics etc. How to produce an accomplished Landscape from scratch in watercolours. Traditional to modern applications : using simple timings and brushwork to bring meaning and expression to your work.

Eilean Donan Castle Scotland

20th & 21st August 2020

“Colourful Lights and Colourful Darks “ Take your watercolour washes to the MAX ! Probably the most popular watercolour course ever! Everyone wants to know how to get those lights and darks working with colour. Specific instruction and demonstrations to prove this ! ” Yes it’s do-able, so let’s learn how it’s done ! “

Mousehole oil on canvas, Trevor Waugh
Mousehole Harbour, Cornwall

24th & 25th September 2020

” Winning with Watercolour “ General practices in watercolour techniques and applications. The art of great picture making is covered in this two-day course. Knowing what to do before you start ! and what to do when it all goes wrong ! Trevor will show you how to ” Pull ” it through to a Winning result !!! “Looking forward to this one. “

Marrakech Courtyard

26th & 27th November 2020

” Full of Eastern Promise “ in watercolour. If you love these types of scenes then Trevor would be delighted to show you all how to accomplish them. ” Bring a bit of spice and colour to your subjects and don’t forget to romanticise it… We can cover everything, from Souks to deserts “! Trevor will guide you with step by step instruction.

Early Morning Souk

All courses are two days, 10.30am – 4.30pm. The fee of £265 per course includes tea and coffee and a light lunch. If you are interested in booking a course or if you would like any further information we would love to hear from you so please feel free to get in touch via our contact page here or telephone Darlas : 07921 908548