Beginners Essentials Art Course & Naked Canvas.


Essentials Art course is a week long, residential art course aimed at beginners and a prerequisite for the more intensive InsideOut Art Course. Naked canvas, is the same course held over weekends and is also a prerequisite for InsideOut Art courses.



You will have your own bed and room in a house with shared bathrooms and kitchen.

There will be basic facilities provided including WiFi

Provided are bedding, towels and toiletries.

There will be free tea and coffee throughout your stay.

Meals are self catering with an option of catering at an additional cost.

If you are being catered for please check we are able to accommodate food preferences, however we cannot cater for food allergies.


The tuition fee for the week including 5x7 hours training, self catering accommodation and materials, is £750

There is a 25% discount based on 2 people and a 30% discount based on bookings for over 5 persons.

There is an additional cost for catered for meals.

All art materials will be provided free of charge.

There are no extra or hidden costs.


Flexibility on study.

Theory and practice of a combination of a few of the following content subjects;

Black and white, Shading and Fading.

Charcoal Drawing.

Complimentary color.

Perspective and vanishing point.

Watercolor wet on wet.

Oils v Acrylics.

Making of paper or canvas frames, brushes or inks.

Proportions of people.

Life drawing

Still life




Here at OrayaArt, we want you to have the best possible experience ever. Whether it is a relaxing holiday, a learning and growing creative training  or a mixture of the two, (you may not be the next Van Gough,) but if you have had fun and played in your own creative process , whatever it is, I am here to support you, and walk you through the steps to becoming your own Artist.

There are two formats available here. Essentials is the weekend block format and Naked canvas will require you to book for 3 weekends in order to complete the course.