We host a wonderful range of creative courses including…

Weekday Term-time Classes

Short Courses

Long Courses

James also works with Creative Communities & Young Artists

There are lots of options if you need to stay somewhere locally overnight.

Oh and you can also purchase Phoenix Studio Gift Vouchers for your loved ones!

Our cancellation policy should you need it.

Weekday Term-time Classes

Short Courses (1-2 days)

Etching with Liam Biswell

23/24 November 2019

Animated Life Drawing with Aaron Jacob Jones 

11/12 January

Freestyle Stitching with Harriet Riddell

Stitched Portraits – 14/15 December 2019

Stitched Portraits – 25/26 April

Storytelling Through Stitch – 2/3 October

Reduction Linocutting with Alexandra Buckle 

14/15 March

21/22 October

Life Drawing: Shape & Structure with Jake Spicer

15/16 February

Screen Printing with Liam Biswell

15-16 April

14-15 November

Jake Spicer’s Life Drawing Clinics

Form & Gesture – 14 February

Improving Proportion – 8 May

Weight & Volume – 18 September

Clay Portrait Weekend with Karin Ort

28/29 March

17/18 October 

Clay Life Weekends with Karin Ort

30 Nov / 1 Dec 2019

18/19 April

5/6 December

Clay Animals with James Ort & Alison Pink

26/27 October

1/2 April

4/5 April

20/21 June

17/18 August

20/21 August (advanced class – details coming soon)

Cyanotype Techniques with Liam Biswell 

15/16 August

Movement, Music & the Model (Creative Life Drawing) with Bella Franks

6/7 June

7/8 November

Life Drawing with Sally Fisher

15 November 2019

31 January

28 February

20 March

24 April

Automata – Mechanical Art Workshop with Stephen Guy

13/14 June

10/11 October

Contemporary landscapes with Hester Berry

28/29 November

Costumed Life Drawing with J’Adore La Vie & Jake Spicer

19/20 September

Raku Firing with Eddie Kent

3/4/5 July

12/13 September

Underglazing Sessions with James Ort

Various dates

Long Courses (3+ days)

Textile Animal Sculpture with Barbara Franc

21-24 July

Abstract Stone Carving Course with Mark Stonestreet

11 -13 August

Mosaic Summer with Roz Wates

3-7 August

Creative Communities

School-based Workshops

James works with a few schools, charities and community groups every year. He has a great track record of putting on fun, creative and visually striking art projects together, creating bespoke workshops to fit your timetables & topics.

Creative Young Artists

Being a big kid at heart, James relates well to children.  He is passionate about his work and his enthusiasm is infectious.

James does run occassional private & group tuition for young artists.