Online Courses

Sketchaway – 5

Tutor and creator of Sketchaway5 – Janet Brady M Des R.C.A

Janet has created an online Sketch-booking Mastery course which is available now. A set of 5 video tutorials and demos on how to develop your core drawing and painting skills in a sketchbook, culminating in your sketchbook becoming a work of art in itself.


The course comprehensively covers Core skills, Layouts, Drawing, Composition, Colour, Journaling, Mark Making and so much more. Explaining many Techniques – including using Wax, Masking, Sponging. Culminating in how to make your own individual sketchbooks.

“Another good week, it’s amazing how I get absorbed into the topics and for a few days……..Looking forward to next weeks and building on what we have done so far. Thank you, as I am really enjoying myself.” – Participant -Julie Archer.


This course takes sketch-booking to another level, you have the opportunity to watch in-depth tutorials and demos covering great topics. Janets inspiring videos shares her 19 years teaching knowledge and skills.

“ Thanks Janet. I found your video helpful…… It’s very professional!” Participant – Angela Wilkie.

Each module has accompanying topic sheets covering all the main points in the video. Each week you will receive a set of tasks to complete. To obtain analytical constructive feed back, you need to submit photos of your work. Feedback will be returned to you before the next module is delivered.

To buy this online course

Module 4 – Techniques

We highly recommend you join the Facebook group Sketchaway.
It’s a lively, arty, community of sketchbookers. It offers lots of tips, demos, info sharing, videos and freebies. A place to post, comment and ask questions.
🌟At the moment we are offering a 10% discount on our Sketchaway5 online course when you join this Facebook group. 🌟

You can join the next online course starting soon. For more information about this online course and to be notified when it’s available to attend or to join our waiting list:

email: janet@bramblesartretreat.com

The Brambles Art Retreat – Masterclasses.

Coming in Summer – launching a set of Masterclasses, an online course in painting.
It will be an online version of our lovely courses in a Devon.