Workshop/Course Schedule


Temporarily Suspended Due to Coronavirus

Please call us on either 01438 488513 or 07794510750 for full details on latest schedule below:

Private Tuition

If you would prefer one to one tuition when the gallery is closed to the public perhaps this is the course or workshop for you.

ART @ MG offers courses or workshops in painting with oils, acrylics and mixed media and drawing techniques starting at a level you are comfortable with.

If this is something that would interest you please contact Marilyn on 07794510750 find out more and to discuss your requirements.




Each painting workshop will cover:

  • perspective

  • depth

  • how to maximise the use of colour

  • understanding how to mix and apply each medium to achieve the best results.

  • suitable for beginners to intermediate students.

See listed below the dates the workshops are running on.  However, if you have a special request for a group booking please contact the gallery to discuss further.


Painting Course Schedule 


ART @ MG - Mardleybury Gallery

January 2020

 Please book here

2 hour - one to one tuition for beginners with Marilyn Comparetto FRSA - contact Marilyn to discuss dates and times - vouchers for 2 hour slots can be purchased on the Booking Form











Portrait Painting in Watercolour - 1 Day Workshop with Shuli Han Dulley 








Thursday 16 January 2020


Thursday 20 February 2020

Portrait Painting in Watercolour with Shuli Dulley

1 x day workshop 11:30am – 3:00pm


Shuli Han Dulley, Chinese artist, is holding 2 unique 1 x day art workshops at Mardleybury Gallery in Datchworth. Shuli, an accomplished artist, will teach you how to paint portraits in watercolour.

For the workshop taking place on 16 January 2020 you will be painting from a black and white photograph of the young Queen Elizabeth ll - see image below. Prior to the workshop you will need to prepare the initial outline sketch on watercolour paper and bring it with you.


For the workshop taking place on 20 February 2020 you will be painting a portrait of your friend or family member from one of your own favourite photographs. Prior to the workshop you will need to prepare the initial outline sketch on watercolour paper and bring it with you.

Each student must bring along their own watercolour paints and brushes - paper will be provided. Light refreshments provided, if you wish too please bring a light lunch.

£52 per person – students to bring their own materials

 Please book here

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