Masterclass with Martin Yeoman

August 25th, 2016

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Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th October at Cools Farm, Wiltshire – with thanks to Mr and Mrs Quentin Edwards

We have something really very special lined up for the final SEA workshop of 2016 as we are very fortunate to have secured the services of the renowned Painter Martin Yeoman (see below). Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to study under Martin Yeoman in an historic location.

Richard by Martin Yeoman

‘Richard’ by Martin Yeoman.

About Martin Yeoman

Born in 1953 Martin trained from 1975-1979 at the Royal Academy Schools, London. Among his commissions to date are Her Majesty The Queen’s grandchildren, Sir Alan Hodgkin OM, Sir Brinsley Ford and the former Bishop of Birmingham Hugh Montefiori. Winner of the 2002 Ondaatje Portrait Prize, his work is both painterly and poetic. He is considered by many to be one of the finest draughtsmen working today and is sought after by artists and collectors alike.

He has accompanied HRH The Prince of Wales on official overseas tours to India, Hong Kong and the Gulf States, and teaches at the Royal Drawing School.

About Cools Farm

The farm is the home of Quentin Edwards, Lionel Edwards’ grandson. During the weekend the workshop group will have an opportunity to see his collection of equestrian paintings and drawings and also discuss the work with Diane Roe, who is currently researching a book on Lionel Edwards.

COSTS: SEA Members £75 per day including lunch and refreshments • Non-members £85 per day. Deposits required by 25th September.

To book your place on the course contact Jennifer Bell: • t: 0115 9812547

Bed & Breakfast accommodation is available at Cools Farm – to make arrangements please contact Maggie Edwards on 01747 830720 or email

Bursary Application deadline: 11th September

A bursary to cover all workshop costs is available. SEA members of all ages and experience are encouraged to apply. Simply send a short statement (up to 500 words) on:

  • Who you are
  • Which workshop you would like to be considered for
  • Why you are applying for a bursary
  • How you feel attending the workshop will benefit you

Please also email three images (preferably 300dpi JPEGS) of recent work with your application to

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