course begins on arrival at Harrop Fold Farm, offering ‘A Quintessentially
English Experience’. This theme is carried through with the homemade and
home reared or locally sourced food for lunch through to the art courses.
Guests arrive bringing nothing with them and leave with their own beautifully
framed painting; the sense of guest’s achievement is wonderful to witness.
This is a family business with husband & wife, Michael & Jackie
involved on the art courses.
arrive at 10am and are welcomed with a selection of drinks and homemade cakes.
They are introduced to the studio and having previously discussed their medium
and topic are given all of their equipment.
usually forms a master class of the guests ‘following’ Mike but being
fully supervised and then after a delicious lunch of local and homemade/reared
produce go on to finish their task.
afternoon sees Mike teach ‘professional secrets’ which guests love! By
afternoon teatime the painting is completed, this is then framed and presented
to the ‘artist’ who then takes this home as a wonderful testimony to their
day at Harrop Fold Farm.
summer, guests may enjoy painting in the farm grounds, which include a variety
of locations: gardens, by the river or woodlands, hills and panoramic
£85.00 per weekday course, £45.00 for a half day course.
you for another warm welcome to Harrop Fold Farm, and a most enjoyable day
painting with Mike’, J. C. May, 2016
thought that the course was really excellent, hard work, and most satisfying’,
J.D. March, 2013