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Welcome to South West Art Courses

Studio based workshops and courses

South West Art Courses offer classes for adults, teens and children in groups or private lessons, with a range of one-day workshops and longer courses suitable for a wide range of abilities and experience. 

We are proud to be a City & Guilds approved centre delivering and assessing art & design qualifications for Somerset Dorset, and Wiltshire - find out more about our City & Guilds courses.

With subjects ranging from oil painting, watercolours, faux-calligraphy, pottery to creative stitching - you are sure to find something you'll enjoy in a fun, relaxing environment. 

Long distance Learning

We are currently developing a City and Guilds Level 2 course that can be studied at home, with online support from our tutors. 

Please email us if you are interested in finding out more.


Are you looking for a place that nurtures you on your artistic journey?

At South West Art Courses we are committed to providing you with a supportive, friendly space where you can forget about the stresses of your day, relax, be inspired and learn new techniques and skills.  We're devoted to bringing the artist out in all our students, we strive to instil creativity and teach form and function in order to provide you with a well-rounded artistic experience.


So look no further.  We’re here and we can’t wait to see what you can create!

Featured Courses & Workshops


How to find us

South West Art Courses can be found at Compton Court, Coldharbour, Sherborne, DT9 4AG  (There is parking at Coldharbour Car Park DT9 4FL)

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