Artist Workshop Days at SAA HQ

A day to remember!

Enjoy a day of fantastic inspiration and advice with a hands-on painting workshop, hosted by your favourite professional artists at SAA HQ.

Pick up some helpful hints and techniques, learn new skills and follow along step-by-step, surrounded by fellow artists who share your creative passion. Whatever your preferred medium or subject matter, there’s sure to be a workshop to suit you…and with all materials provided, you can just sit back, relax and enjoy a fun-filled day!

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Whilst there are a number of stairs at SAA HQ, we are able to offer the use of a stairlift to visitors with limited mobility. If possible, please do give us a call if you’re planning to visit our HQ and will need use of the stairlift so we can make sure a member of the team is on hand to help!

Please note: you will need to be able to get in and out of the chair unaided. The stairlift also has a weight limit of 19 stone.

When you arrive at SAA HQ, simply pop in to reception and a member of the team will be happy to help.

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Paint along now with Vic Bearcroft!

Learn how to paint this exquisite Snow Leopard, Ranschan. Vic is one of our most popular artists when it comes to animal portraits, join in this workshop and you’ll learn how to simply but effectively capture the spirit of an animal using just a few colours on velour paper all in the comfort of your own home!

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Enjoy a fantastic day of arty treats, advice and inspiration…

We can’t wait to welcome you on one of our Artist Workshop Days! Enjoy an informative, fun-packed day with your favourite SAA artist and other like-minded members who share your passion.

Tickets for the day must be pre-booked. They cost just £29.99 with a limited number being available for each event. They’re likely to see out fast, so don’t be disappointed – make sure you secure your place today!

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day – all you need to bring is a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm! We look forward to welcoming you for a 10am arrival, with the days activities continuing until approximately 4pm.

also enjoy on the day
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Visit our on-site shop, packed full of offers and savings, plus exclusive lines and member-only offers. Enjoy demonstrations and the opportunity to try out some of the newest products before anyone else.

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Get the answer to those burning questions and explore new mediums. Gain creative advice from the SAA’s in-house artist Anita Pounder and try out those new catalogue products that you’ve been curious about.

Framing and Mounting
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Looking to display your latest and greatest work? Our in-house framing and mounting team has the experience to help you find the perfect display to fit your style and budget. With over 60 different mouldings and 70 mount boards, the chance to further separate your work from the rest has never been easier!

what you can expect

Come along and join your favourite SAA professional artist as well as other like-minded, enthusiastic artists. All materials will be provided so all you need to bring is a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

  • Arrival at 10am
  • Morning tuition (approx 2 hours)
  • Break for lunch and shopping in the SAA HQ shop
  • Afternoon tuition (approx 2 hours)
  • Time to visit our onsite shop and tour SAA HQ
  • Your day ends at approximately 4pm
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SAA HQ are based in Newark, Nottinghamshire, located just off the A1 and A46. We have a large car park which is free to use for all visitors. If you are using a SatNav, please ensure you use postcode NG24 2DE as other postcodes will fail to bring you to the correct address.

You can find us at:

Millennium House
Brunel Drive
NG24 2DE

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