Richard Holland

Landscape Artist






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Workshops at Tansley, Cromford, Matlock, and Ashbourne

I run beginners and continuation oil painting and watercolour Day workshops, theses are hold at Ashbourne, Tansley In the Derbyshire Dales throughout 2018, they will cost 50,  for a full days tuition with all materials and a buffet lunch as part of the price.

50% deposit that must be paid before the workshop None refundable when less than a weeks notice is given that your unable to attend.

Tansley parish hall outdoor watercolours workshop 2018 dates

Saturday 28th April and Saturday 23 June

New Creative Drawing workshops for 2018

Creative Drawing Workshops at Kingsway hall Forest Town Mansfield, Two dates for 2018 to be announced

The Venue Ashbourne Oil 2018 dates  

 Thursday 8th March, Thursday 3rd May, Thursday 5th July, Thursday 6th September, Thursday 25th October 2018 

The Venue Ashbourne 2017 dates Thursday 9th March, Thursday 4 May, Thursday 6th July, Thursday 7th September, Thursday 26th October

Alison House Cromford two day oil workshop 2018 with buffet lunch .. The workshop is on Wednesday and Thursday 9th and 10th May must be two days only, and will include outdoor painting an studio painting...cost will be 140, accommodation at a very discounted price at Alison House can be arranged. a 70 deposit is require for this.. 

Cordwell Mill Rowsey two day oil and watercolour workshop 2018, the workshop is on Wednesday and Thursday 29th and 30st August  must be two days only, and will include outdoor painting an studio painting...cost will be 120, accommodation is available at the mill and in the village. a 60 deposit is require for this.. 


Workshops are filling up but there are still places on almost all of them...  

Important Note  all weekly oil classes are fully booked up due to demand, I have space for 1 more in my three watercolour classes ... a beginners water class has been added on Thursday Mornings at Park Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, this class is run by Lisa Brown

I'm also available for two hour or day workshops or demonstration in the East Midlands, further afield by arrangement, costs start from 160 for a demo and raises to 180 for Day demo / workshop plus travel payable based on return journeys further than 50 miles

Contact me on 01629 583359 or email for further details

Art Holidays for 2018


The Old House Studios Glossop Derbyshire

Two day oil workshops 18th  and 19th April and 12th and 13th September 2018

Contact for more info.


Alpha painting holidays Exmoor valley and Harbour scenes in watercolour and oils and 17th to 20th August.. for more details
Or my Alison house and Caudwell Mill two day oil workshops in May & August 2018


  Finally got the recognition for my work from Matlock Artists Society

with a Certificate of Merit for Salve Harbour from last years club gallery

Click here to see me live painting a loose oil painting



Click here to see pictures me at Patching's festival 2017 Edwinstowe group



gallery weekend, classes and Pear Tree Farm workshop




and group trip to Tate and Lady Lever gallery's Liverpool,2012

 Oxford 2013, and London National 2014

Trip to Tate Modern and Britain 2015

Trip to Manchester 2016 and Trip to Liverpool 2017



(see examples from recent creative drawing classes)





Up and coming in Christmas 2017 and New year 2018 leisure painter issues will a double article on Oil sketches on location to be used as source material and how this can be used to build up a full size oil painting in the studio.  Also read my April 2017articale on perspective and colour mixing greens

revisit my article on my new splash and dribble landscape oil paintings Februarys 2017 in the leisure painter

revisit read my article on from sketch to the big finish in November 2016 artist and Illustrator

look back at my article from the February 2016 Leisure painter on loose oil painting, light and texture on Parwich Decembers 2014 addition of Leisure Painter on winter scenes and June and July 2015 issues on painting waterfalls. Derbyshire, also articles on the path above Tansley painting from January and February 2013 Leisure Painter.  In earlier additions painting snow tips from the January 2014 issue, also creating distance in oils from the May 2014 issue and my painting holidays from Decembers 2013 issue.

Other articles include oil techniques in SAA paint magazine from January 2014.

Read my section in 101 International artists painting techniques put out by the SAA, and Paintings in an American publication, "International Contemporary Artists" available from July 2015.

Look out for me next year at the Patchings Festival June 2017, were I will be one of their Demonstrating oil Landscapes on my own stand


Brand New Students Gallery 2016  





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landscapes locally and nationally painted conventionally and expressionistic

by locally acclaimed artist Richard Holland 


Art Classes in Oil and Watercolour painting available in the Mansfield Woodhouse

and Clipstone / Forest Town areas of Mansfield, and now also in Tansley in the Derbyshire Dales and Selston, Nottinghamshire.


Commissions will be taken on the understanding that enough information on what's you required is supplied initially   

and a deposit is given up front..


I am Richard Holland BA (Hons) an artist based in Tansley near Matlock in the stunning Derbyshire Dales, part of the East Midlands, England View my Online Gallery exhibiting oil and watercolour paintings displaying Waterfalls, Abstractions from nature, landscapes in Derbyshire, Lake District, North Yorkshire Coastline and the Scilly Isles, as well as portraiture, still life and much much more.....



Visit the Patching Festival 2017 web site.


New loose landscapes 2017  
Dribble and splash landscapes 2015 to present  
loose landscapes 2014  
 Gallery 1 Tansley and Derbyshire Landcsapes  
Gallery 2 Scilly Isles and Chester in watercolours  
Gallery 3  Waterfalls, Lake and Mountains  
Gallery 4  Venice & Overseas  
Gallery 5  Coastal locations in England   
Gallery 6  Still Life and Portraits  
Gallery 7  New Drawings  
About Myself   
Classes in Mansfield, Selston & Tansley  
Link to Matlock Artist Society  
Link to Wikigallery.orgLink to Glandore Appartments Isles of ScillyLink to Cromford Art Gallery  



Olivier Jennes Colour and Paint Blogg


*See Art Classes for details of classes that will be run in the Mansfield Woodhouse,

Clipstone / Forest Town, Selston and Tanlsey areas from January 2016  



My work in the American Publication International Contemporary Artists


Work at the RBSA Birmingham, Ridgeway Gallery Bakewell and White peak house Gallery Bakewell

Images with Richard Holland Landscape Artist are copyright protected by Richard Holland 2012