Art Workshops

& Animal Portraits


Want to find the artist in you? If you love playing, experimenting and laughing with others whilst you ‘work’ join a workshop to get you started

Drawing, Pastel and Watercolour Starter workshops run throughout the year in addition to regular weekly Open Art Sessions


19 May in Supper Room (up to 8 artists)

Wednesdays  1.30-3.30pm – Embsay Village Main Hall – What do you want to create?

 All abilities welcome in this lovely, friendly group, your first session is foc.

Weekly attendance not required, it really is ‘Your Way’

“Kate has been amazing and her classes a joy to attend” 
….. Verlie McCann

Starter Workshops

Give you the hands-on experience to launch you into a new medium and passion
Pastel-workshops-at Embsay by-Kate-West artist
Pastel Starter 30 June

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £55

Drawing Workshops by Kate West
Drawing Starter 29 Sept

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £55

Watercolour workshops by artist kate west
Watercolour Starter March '22

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £55

Regular Portrait Workshops have been discontinued and are now run by arrangement for groups of 4-6 artists


Kate is a self-taught artist who is passionate about wildlife and has always shared her home with dogs and cats and loves being around horses

From childhood she was always sketching, always wandering around with pencils or charcoal in her hands until she discovered pastels… she now specialises in wildlife and animal portraits

Her freelance work focuses on capturing peaceful or amusing moments. more…