Painting for Fun Sessions

11722379_992578820782966_9017252080485933845_oUpdate 18 March 2020:

In light of government advice in relation to Coronavirus, and in line with other public art galleries, SAW will be closed until further notice. This includes the Painting For Fun class.

We will update this page when we plan to restart Painting For Fun. If you are on the Painting For Fun email list, you will also be contacted via email with restart dates.

Every Tuesday morning and afternoon, Shieldfield Art Works hosts free oil painting sessions for anyone – whether you have painted before or not!  The sessions are free and all materials are provided. Just come prepared (in old clothes) to have lots of fun! The sessions run every Tuesday 10.00am – 12 noon & 2.00-4.00pm.

Painting for Fun members regularly give wonderful feedback about how much they enjoy taking part:  “This is a real joy for me to be a part of a community where I can contribute as well as gain and where I can rediscover the exhilaration of being creative in art.”

“I love coming to the class because it gets me out of my flat.  The painting helps me to relax and I like being around the other people in the class.”

“I find the Painting For Fun class helps me to relax and eases the stresses of everyday life.”

“I really enjoy coming because there is no pressure, even if I don’t paint!… I don’t rush; I just take my time and enjoy the process.”

“When I joined Painting For Fun in 2014 I was struggling to maintain my own creative practice, working from home while my children were at school.  I was feeling isolated and lacking in motivation.  Joining the group gave me the routine and social contact I needed to get going again.”

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