Artist Tutor Author Demonstrator

Carole’s work is quite diverse ranging from figurative portraits, both human and animal, to landscapes and semi abstract studies of water and reflections.

She uses a wide variety of media – watercolour, water soluble pencils, acrylics and pastels as well as delighting in monochrome media.


Carole Massey artist with Joanna Lumley


Carole Massey artistTake a look at Carole’s range of Portraits, both human and animal, as well as landscapes, and “other work” which ranges from interiors and figures to water and reflections. Every tutor will tell you that keeping a Sketchbook is of prime importance; Carole lets you explore some of the pages in hers for inspiration and guidance.


Find detailed Information about Carole’s popular courses at Dedham Hall, Flatford Mill, Art in Aldeburgh and Watershed Studio.


Carole will be returning to Manzac d'en Bas in SW France for a 7th trip in September  and there are places still available! New for 2021 will be an Alpha Painting holiday to Exmoor, May 11-15, and she will also be returning to Hotel Leone, Montelparo in Central Italy in May 2021 - sorry, but that one is full! Take a look at the Painting Holidays page for more details.


Carole is a popular, experienced and enlightening demonstrator. Check out this page for information on demonstrations and workshop topics or a demonstration near you.


For those of you who cannot attend Carole’s courses in person, the perfect alternative is a dedicated online tuition website with Carole's step by step demonstrations using water soluble pencils, acrylics and drawing media. Many professional artists have contributed countless subjects in a vast range of mediums.

New this year are LIVE online Arty Classes and workshops with Shopkeeparty. The 45 minute Artyclass is free, with the longer workshop costing £35. Registration for both is essential as places are limited.


Carole has now written, or contributed to, 6 teaching art books, all published by Search Press. "Drawing for the Absolute Beginner" was published in February 2018 and "Beginner's guide to DRAWING PORTRAITS" is due to be published early in 2021.