Art Workshops

& Animal Portraits


I love bringing out the artist in you so why not join a short workshop to get you started?

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

2021 dates - 6 January through to Easter (24 March)

Wednesdays  1-3pm – Embsay Village Main Hall – What do you want to create?

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
Drawing Workshops by Kate West
Drawing Starter 31 March

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £45

Pastel-workshops-at Embsay by-Kate-West artist
Pastel Starter 30 June

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £45

Watercolour workshops by artist kate west
Watercolour Starter 29 Sep

4 Artists max. All materials are provided Cost: £50

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…