Students: If you book a course with one of the tutors below, please tell them that you found them through the Guild of Silk Painters website.

Tutors: if you would like your courses to be listed in the journal and on this website page, please email


Isles of Scilly
I run silk painting workshops on Thursday afternoons at my studio on St Mary's for all ages.  You will learn how to mix and apply iron fix silk paints and produce a beautiful scarf with a freehand painting technique. Workshops are also available on St Martin's, Isles of Scilly on Wednesdays during the summer.
Booking essential.
Phoenix Craft Studio, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly.


I am able to provide silk painting and related
silk textile embellishment workshops. I also
provide mosaic workshops and have experience in schools and within the community.
For further information contact me
by email:

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Talks, workshops and demonstrations covering key techniques associated with Silk Painting and varied textile techniques. For more information please contact by email: or go to my website:
For more details please contact Liza Jones or Pam Gilfrin, Anglia Leisure Learning Ltd., 3-4 Bradfield Hall, Bradfield Combust, Bury St Edmunds IP30 0LU
T: 020 7834 1066 E:

Woking, Surrey
Jane Cameron runs a range of fabulous silk painting courses from her home studio in Woking and occasionally in London. Courses range from 'silk painted cards' for beginners, as recently featured in Popular Crafts Magazine, to more advanced courses including wax and stamping. She also runs silk painting birthday parties for children age 8 and up.
Please visit for further details and to book online,
or call her on 07958 580 598.

Twyford, Leicestershire
Silk painting days and half-days at Lightwoods Silk Studio, Twyford, near Melton Mowbray, Leics. Special welcome
for beginners. Ring for details: 01664 840787

Runs occasional workshops in
north Merseyside and south Lancashire.
Telephone 01704 875 655,
or visit

Isabella runs a variety of courses in shibori and wax-resist using steam-fixed dyes. She also teaches the use of natural dyes on silk, including shibori with natural indigo.
Courses are held at West Dean College and the Ardington School of Crafts. All course details can be found on her website:



Westerham, Kent

Silk painting days for beginners/improvers
Maximum of 4 people.
Half day: 10 - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm
All equipment provided - just bring an apron
Full day 10.30am - 4.00pm:
All equipment provided - just bring an apron and lunch.
For more details: or text: 07963 467456

Silk painting and fused glass jewellery workshops in Shropshire. Suitable for beginners through to experienced painters. Maximum class size is 4, £75 per day - includes all materials and home made refreshments.
More information and to book
tel: 01952 813101 / 07905 501712

H'Artworks Gallery is now in
the Music Room at Lleiniog House.
This is a quirky old Manor house originating from the 16th century, with beautiful windows and lots of natural light. The building is situated adjacent to a wood and river and two minutes from the beach.
We run classes regularly in silk painting, silk scarf dyeing, glass painting, batik, watercolours and more. All materials and tea and coffee included. Family friendly. Covid protective measures in place.
I am also available to do talks and demonstrations.
Enquire about courses, one to one tuition/small
group tuition. Covid protective measures in place. Suitable for families.
To book phone 01248 490370 /07531384434
or e mail Anne on
 for more information.
Also on Instagram. 

Sutton, Surrey

I am currently offering online tuition on Zoom for individuals or groups from beginners to masterclass. Tuition is tailored to suit you and available wherever you live in the world I am an experienced teacher and have exhibited my silk paintings at the Mall Galleries and Westminster Gallery in London. I wrote a series on painting flowers on silk for Leisure Painter magazine including painting in layers and hiding the gutta lines. If you would like to know more or see my silk paintings, please visit, and contact me via my website

Chipping Ongar, Essex
All day Saturday workshops. Suitable for beginners or improvers. Cost £45.00 (£35.00 concessions), includes basic materials and tea/coffee.
For more information or to book a place call Sue Thomas 01277 363470 or email