UK Coloured Pencil Society

Coloured Pencil Workshops & Groups

Here are links to members who hold regular courses and workshops plus a listing of Local Groups. If you are a member who offers tuition and would like your details here please use the Contact Form.

Workshops and Courses

Lisa Ann Watkins - Animal Art by Law Workshops. Award winning animal artist based in the Forest of Dean available for workshops, private tuition & demos around the UK. Also providing digital tutorials & online support. Specialising in watercolour & oil pencils, workshops & tuition can be tailored for the individual or for a group

Ann Swan SBA - Botanical Artist. Holds popular workshops both in UK and abroad.

Janie Pirie UKCPS - Botanical Artist based in East Anglia. Regular workshops, mainly botanical but also portraits.

Gaynor Dickeson - Botanical Artist. Holds regular workshops at Bosham, W Sussex. Online tutorials also available.

Judith Selcuk - Award winning professional freelance illustrator and artist for workshops in Worcs and surrounding counties as well as demonstrations for Art Societies.

Victoria Parsons UKCPS - regular courses and workshops, often includes trip to nearby wolf sanctuary. Victoria is based in Rugby, Warwicks.

Jonathan Newey UKCPS - Workshops around the country, eg Bournemouth, Reading, Knuston Hall in Northants. Variety of subjects and media.

Malcolm Cudmore UKCPS - Based in Bungay, Suffolk Malcolm holds regular workshops on a variety of subjects and will travel to your group. Contact him via his webpage for info.

CP Demo at Baildon, W Yorkshire

On Wednesday August 8th the UKCPS West Yorkshire Group, which meets monthly in Baildon, have booked Yorkshire artist Nigel Overton to come and give a Coloured Pencil demo.

Nigel Overton runs a wide range of courses for all levels of expertise in various locations in the area, covering many media, topics, and subjects (Flowers, Boats, Landscape, Light & Shade, Clouds, Trees, etc.). See his website

Date: Wednesday 8th August 2018 at 7.00 – 9.00pm
Venue: St James’s Church Lounge, just off Kirklands Lane, Otley Road, Baildon BD17 6HF
(The white wooden church on the left, opposite the Halfway House pub, before you go up Hollins Hill).
Charge: £5 each (open to all and no need to book).

Contact: Roy Lorrain-Smith (Secretary, West Yorkshire Local Group)
T: 01274 593955 E:

Jo Goudie UKCPS Gold - Jo will travel to your group for a demo or workshop see her website for details. Throughout 2017 she will be offering Coloured Pencil Art Packages at Fourwinds Leisure in Cambridgeshire - more info.


Robin Borrett UKCPS runs Coloured Pencil Workshops in his home village of East Leake near Loughborough, Leicestershire. For beginners and those with more experience, courses usually run for 8 weeeks.
Mondays, 9.30am-12.00 are held in the Methodist Church, Main Street, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6PG.
Wednesdays, 7.00-9.00pm are held in the East Leake Leisure Centre, Lantern Lane, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6QN.
For further information contact Robin on 01509 856940 or email

Local Groups

Use our Contact Form if you want any more details about any of the groups below:

Keswick Pencilheads, Cumbria
Baildon, W Yorkshire
Rushden & Wellingborough, Northants
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
The Wirral
Evesham, Worcs
Port Talbot
Burgess Hill, W Sussex
Mendip Art Group, Bleadon, Somerset
Devizes, Wiltshire