Robert Dutton Fine Art

Member of The Society of Graphic Fine Art

UK and international award-winning artist

13 JULY 2024 - YORKSHIRE LAVENDER Expressive pastels outdoor workshop, North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, North Yorkshire
Just 5 places left!

Workshop duration 10.30am - 3.30pm
£60 only to include usual entrance fee of £6 and complimentary hot or cold drink and tray bake on arrival

This is an ideal workshop for artists who want to explore the lovely and versatile media of soft pastels in this unique and spectacular setting in North Yorkshire. There are creative and colourful compositions everywhere! 

Hillsides of clipped Lavender stretch into the valley with lovely scenic views of beautiful farmland beyond with woodland and fields all the way to the horizon.  Yorkshire Lavender have proved to be very successful in terms of painting subjects over several seasons for my students and it's clear to see when you join us why that is!! We are totally spoilt for choice for grewat painting subjects in this relaxed and inspiring location.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced artist, the tuition you'll receive will help you personally develop your art skills regardless of the media you choose to bring with you. No student will be out of their depth, left behind or otherwise. This is your day and your media - rest assured, I am conversant with so many and will teach you lots! 

Demonstrations will be in pastel however so it's worth bringing to learn from practical experience how to put into practice what you'll be watching and being taught but, no dictate, its your choice.

About 'Yorkshire Lavender' and your workshop
Yorkshire’s largest lavender farm ‘Yorkshire Lavender’ is The North of England's triple award-winning visitor attraction with the lavender farm and gardens all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

The spectacular panoramic views overlooking rural Rydedale landscape fields beyond hillsides of purple Lavender are spectacular. Surrounding you are tranquil gardens and spacious views. There is something for everyone here in such a relaxed atmosphere soaking up the scene painting alongside like minded artists. A wonderful and rewarding painting day indeed.

There are 60 acres of south-facing farmland, just outside Terrington is all part of Yorkshire Lavender. The mature planting, extensive hillside gardens, sculpture park, natural lavender maze, lovely modern (yet sympathetic to the area) buildings, gift shop and so on, are just some of the great features here that will make your day at Yorkshire Lavender with me a very special one indeed!

Duration of your workshop
This exclusive full day workshop will be from 10.30am to 3.30pm with an hour for lunch between your relaxed painting sessions

What to bring
Soft and hard pastels are highly recommended. There is no dictate as to what to bring to paint with. I shall leave this entirely up to you. I’m fully conversant in all media so what you choose to bring to paint with you will most certainly will gain great experience and tuition from this workshop. 

Equipment that fits easily into a small back pack is advised if you want to work outdoors. I shall work upright from an easel and using pastels and a small box of watercolour tube paints. The media is quick and easy to use and ideal for the locality and of course, perfect for you learn from and maximise your painting time during the day.

There is ample room to park the car on site which offered as free parking to those visiting Yorkshire Lavender. Just a short walk from the car park is the location of your workshop.

Workshop starts at 10.30am so it is advised you arrive just after 10am approximately to set up your things without a rush. After a quick introduction and get together over a complimentart hot of cold drink and tray bake we will aim to begin the workshop at approximately 11am

We will take a break for lunch at approximately 12.30 until 1.30pm. You can bring your own packed lunch or choose from a good hot and cold selection from the award winning teashop at Yorkshire Lavender.

The fee of your full day workshop (10.30am - 3.30pm) is £60pp only which includes the usual £6 entrance fee. 

How to book your workshop
Payments for your workshop will be made directly to myself. To secure your place on this exclusive workshop please click the Paypal button and follow the instructions please.
If you wish to book your workshop via another method please contact me directly via email or mobile. Contact details are below:
Mobile: 07522238822

For further information about Yorkshire Lavender and access please contact directly at:
Phone: 01653 648 008

I look forward to teaching you some great art techniques on this really exclusive arranged workshop for you very soon!

Terms and conditions of booking
Once booked and in the event of cancellation 50% refund will be given only.
Cancellation 1 week or less prior to the workshop 0% refund will be given.
However transferring onto another of my own seasonal workshop may well be possible.

Thank you and I look forward to teaching you!


  • Full day workshop per person (usual entrance fee of £6 included) : £60.00

Location: Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, York, YO60 6PB

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