News Ashley's studio, where he will share his Tips & Techniques, whilst working on the latest painting in his 'Porthleven' series. 8 half hour sessions for £40. 

'Porthleven - always on my mind'.  A truly inspiring place, with its clocktower, unique double-harbour and ever changing light and weather, an appropriate subject for the next edition of 'The Painting Process'.

You will be sent links to videos posted on YouTube on Saturdays and Wednesdays from Sat 27th June, where you can watch the painting being made from beginning to end, You can however watch this in your own time and are able to refer back to the videos at any time. We will also also send you photos of the painting taken at the end and in between each session with the video links so you can follow the paintings progression. We encourage feedback and you are welcome to send in any questions via email, that Ashley will address over the 8 sessions.


To view Ashley talking about the inspiration for his 'Porthleven' series see


You can also Sign Up for  for the complete series of 'The Painting Process 1' and see Ashley complete two 'Harbour' paintings in the Charlestown, Cornwall series or 'The Painting Process 2. where he works on 2 paintings in his '20 Books=20 Paintings' series.

To sign up for any of the series please send us a message via our Contact Page. 


Porthleven 42 Recline600 Copy'Porthleven 42 - (Recline) 30x25cms oil on canvas 2020


Padstow 2, Cornwall

Congratulations go to Margaret Walley the winner of the 'Padstow 2' print in the Great Art competition. The signed print is the first in a limited edition of 50, the image is actual size 50 x 50cms and printed on archival quality paper. For those that missed out in the competition, you can purchase your own print for £80 click HERE to place an order with the reference PRINT PLEASE!


1200 Copy

....18- 23 June 2020. Applications are now open to participate in this exhibition.


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Cornwall, Colour & Coast Exhibition: 18 -23 June, The Old Fire Station, Henley-on-Thames

Join in our 10 year celebrations of Freedom in Painting courses in Cornwall. If you've been on any of our Painting courses / holidays in Cornwall, then you can apply to take part in this exciting exhibition. You can also qualify if you come on our April or May courses in Cornwall this year. Email here for an application form.

...Deal, Kent. 7 Dec - 25 January 2020. Open Tues- Sat, 10am-4pm.

Porthleven 36 800 30x25cms ASHLEY HANSON Copy


winter group show

...Faversham, Kent ,Tues 3 - Wed 4 March 2020. See COURSES for more details...