Robert Dutton Fine Art

Member of The Society of Graphic Fine Art

UK and international award-winning artist

28 JUNE 2024 - YORKSHIRE LAVENDER Pastel and painting outdoor workshop

Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, North Yorkshire
Sorry, now fully booked!

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

A great outdoor creative workshop suitable for all artists with different levels of ability who wish to exploresa looser more impressionistic style. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced in skill level, regualar one to one tuition throughout the day will teach you lots of new and eciting techniques for landscape painting.

On this workshop I will show you how to quickly combine watercolour and gouache in a direct response to subject combined with soft pastel too. The expressive and colourful techniques together with gestural mark making will most certainly inspire you with confidence to have a go yourself with the media of your choice you bring.

The initial group demonstration (about 35/40 mins with tuition) shows you how expressive painting is developed. Using your own chosen drawing or painting media, the Lavendar fields with at this special venue with their far reaching views towards the Vale of York and over part of Ryedale is a real inspiration to paint.

A fabulous and rewarding day 'at Yorkshire Lavender' in the heart of Ryedale, North Yorkshire thast every artist enjoys.

A very popular workshop indeed so early booking is highly recommended to secure your place!


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
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 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 and includes a complimentary hot or cold drink on arrival and tray bake too!

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 in the Summer of '24!

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


  • Full day workshop per person ( to include usual entrance fee and complimentary cake and hot drink on arrival) : £60.00

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

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