Robert Dutton Fine Art

Associate Member - The Society of Graphic Fine Art

UK and international award-winning artist

OCTOBER 2021 - East Coast Expressive Pastels with HF Holidays

Larpool Hall, Whitby, East Yorkshire Coast
Some places remaining

As a Grade II listed Georgian mansion Larpool Hall has everything you want as a mix of history and elegance with modern comforts and is situated in a quiet area above the hussle and busleof the popular coastal town of whitby just a stones throw away. Whilst retaining its original grandeur and styling, Larpool Hall offers guests the perfect mix of contemporary comforts to deliver great atmosphere and character. With 29 rooms, 14 acres of attractive grounds and views over the Esk Valley, you couldn’t be better placed to absorb East Coast atmosphere.

Larpool Hall

Larpool Hall is a perfect location for your Expressive Pastel art holiday to explore the beautiful East Coast, and to discover your style as I teach you exciting creative techniques throughout your relaxing stay. There are some great locations to visit to inspire you and create those rewarding pastel techniques which I wil be teaching you with step by step guidance and demonstrations. There is plenty of one to one and group tuition throughout. A great relaxing and absorbing art holiday on the magic of the East Coast!


You will learn how to create bold, colourful and dramatic pastel paintings and charcoal drawings in the 'studio' at Newfield Hall and then out on location in the beautiful inspirational Yorkshire Dales landscape taken to truely great locations trouble free by mini-bus to explore the wonderful landscape along the way and whilst on site.

At Newfield Hall There are two lounges, a bar, dining room and heated swimming well as our exclusive 'art den' for your great painting experiences in this lovely spacious and historic hall. 

You will quickly become more confident as artists learning new creative skills, creating rewarding pastel paintings and expressive charcoal drawings throughout your art holiday.

Suitable for improvers and artists who wish to become more expressive when developing their own personal style and develop great drawing skills too.


Outdoor pastel and drawing charcoal experiences along the East Coast exploring quiet fishing villages and sweeping inspirational beaches (weather permitting). 
Walking up to 2 miles (3km) caring equipment to our drawing locations with some steep inclines on tarmac roads and back so a reasonable level of fitness is needed.
Several exciting art demonstrations on site and in the studio using hard and soft pastels with charcoal and fixative...and more!
Regular one to one and group tuition with demonstrations throughout each day
A great 4 night short art holiday to get away from it all, relax, unwind and learn lots of different professional art techniques with international award winning UK pastelist Robert Dutton
Class numbers restricted to 13 students only to ensure maximum learning ability for all.

To book your place contact HF Holidays Reservations  
Telephone: 020 3974 8865
From outside the UK +44(0) 20 3974 8865 Mon-Fri: 9.00am–7.00pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays:

For further information please visit

A list of what to bring for your art materials can be provided or you can contact me direct on 01439 748516 or email with any queries.

Happy to help.


  • Full board accommodation. PRICES FROM... : £675.00

Location: Larpool Hall, Larpool Dr, Whitby YO22 4ND

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