Callington School of Art

We are a residential art school set in the Tamar Valley, Cornwall, offering one, three and six day courses in a wide variety of media, for artists of all abilities.                   


‘Callington School of Art is one of the UK’s leading destinations for painting holidays and courses’ 

– Artists and Illustrators



Peter and Tessa offer you:.

  • Main courses in watercolours, acrylics, oils, drawing and printing
  • Individual courses designed to your requirements
  • Visit Britain 4 star accommodation in our georgian town house
  • All six day and three day courses run every month throughout the year
  • Courses for primary and secondary teachers
  • Location in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Trips to a variety of local sites
  • Experienced tutors at all levels 
  • Spacious light studio and workshops
  • Extensive art library
  • Personalised gift vouchers available

With a maximum of five on a course you are guaranteed plenty of individual attention.  If you would like to come for a one day non residential course contact Tessa by email.                               


‘The more paintings you make, the more you learn’


For more information email:

  or ring 01579 383491 or 01579 381058


Reviews about our courses can be seen on Trip Advisor under

Lower House Guest House

Read 121 reviews of  Lower House Guest House


Read a review of Tessa’s recent works in ‘The Turner Society News’

‘Words and Pictures: Turner’s Correspondence and the Art of Tessa Sulston’

written by Sam Smiles

on The Press Coverage page.



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