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Stephen Coates

Stephen Coates was born in Sheffield

in 1960. As the son of a draughtsman,

he was introduced to drawing at a

very young age. He excelled in art at

school but chose a career in retail,

working first in the music industry for

16 years followed by another 16 years

running his own catering business.

Stephen decided to return to painting a

little later in life and chose to specialise

in watercolours. He gradually

developed his own style and unique

brand of teaching. In 2011 he traded

his sandwich business for a career in


The easy guide to painting skies in watercolour

Wash Demonstrations



Paint Dramatic Skies in the Landscape in Watercolour

Stephen Coates

5th - 8th May 2024

Stephen Coates Wye Valley

Type : Studio

Media : Watercolour

Single Occupancy £650

Double Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £425