I live in Ackworth, West Yorkshire, U.K. and with over thirty years of teaching experience I am well qualified to help you to learn and enjoy painting in a friendly informal atmosphere.
I tutor Painting Holiday breaks and popular workshops in watercolour, pastels, and gouache to art societies and clubs throughout the U.K and abroad.
If you or your club would like to arrange a workshop, you can E-mail by clicking here
I am a demonstrator for the Michael Wilcox School of Colour, and I frequently demonstrate for the S.A.A.
I am a former President of the S.A.A. and most of my products can be purchased online. click here: SAA
I studied Graphic Design at Southport College of Art, (1972-5) and Illustration at Harrow College of Art, London
(1975-8) and have been a professional Artist and Illustrator since then, working on a wide variety of books, magazines, and greeting cards.
I undertake commissions in all paint media and have done work for The Royal Horticultural Society, Bradford Exchange Limited Edition Plates, RCA Records, The British Tourist Authority and American Express Travel Guides, amongst many others.
I have made many DVDs on painting in watercolour, pastel, and gouache, and contributed to numerous art books. I am regularly in demand as a teacher and demonstrator and have a Certificate in Education (Post 16.)
I demonstrate painting at many popular art events, and am available for step-by-step workshops to art groups.
I have demonstrated for St. Cuthbert's Paper Mill, the makers of Bockingford and Saunders Waterford watercolour papers, and was Senior Tutor and Principal UK Demonstrator for the Michael Wilcox School of Colour, and I frequently demonstrate for the S.A.A. I can also be seen on the painting and Drawing channel. Click here
As a regular contributor I appear on the Painting & Drawing Channel, Sky 192, & FreeSat 402 and can also be seen on the Painting and drawing TV channel.
Visit the Website: Click here
With a wealth of experience Jeremy is the ideal tutor for the first-time painter as well as the advanced painter, adapting his one-to-one teaching to your individual needs.
A highly versatile artist with over thirty years teaching experience, he will help you to learn and enjoy painting in a friendly and informal atmosphere.
Workshops are held in a number of towns and city's across the UK.
Details are added to the web page for each new Year period to allow time for you to choose which is suitable.
Please note that its possible a workshop may be added to the list, so do please check back periodically.
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Jeremy C. Ford. F.I.G.A., B.W.S.,Cert. Ed.
Quarry House, Quarry View,
Wakefield Road, Ackworth,
Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF7 7AA
Tel: (+44) 01977 615843
Please take into consideration that during Holidays and Workshop dates, I may not be able to answer within 24 hours.