ARTPAD is an art studio in the heart of Colne, Lancashire. It is an inspirational environment in which you can explore your creativity & imagination through art, craft & design. There are no rights or wrongs when it comes to art -  rules can be broken and boundaries can be pushed. We believe customers young & old can have a spirit of adventure & imagination!

We offer a range of art lessons in Lancashire, for children and adults - for beginners and for those who are more advanced. Explore courses, covering a wide range of mediums; watercolour classes, lino-printing workshops, acrylic painting lessons for beginners, children's holiday activities, private tuition and more! 


Macmillan Coffee Morning - Saturday 24th September 2016

Paint your own mini canvas cupcake!

Come along to ARTPAD and paint a mini canvas cupcake! Catch up over a cuppa, enjoy some gorgeous treats and get creative – and the money raised at our Coffee Morning will help Macmillan Cancer Support make sure no one has to face cancer alone. 

For more info email, call/text 07713346419 or pop-in to see us on the day.


- ARTPAD is closed between 9th - 16th September 2016

- No morning Saturday Kid's Club on Saturday 24th September 2016

Art Education for Adults & Children Since 2011


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Relax & Unwind  

Enjoy the informal and friendly environment of our studio and lose yourself in being creative

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Meet Like-minded People

Join other creative people who attend classes and workshops

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Learn new skills

We welcome people of all abilities! Work at your own pace, without any pressure, and choose from a wide variety of activities

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Established in 2011

We have been building our reputation since 2011, and have learnt a lot along the way - we welcome any feedback to improve your experience further!


'Dawns teaching is inspirational, challenging, fun and instructive' ARTPAD Customer 

'Dawn is a very talented artist and designer. She is an excellent communicator and teacher of children. She is personable, organised and a dedicated professional' Teaching Colleague

'Dawn is an excellent teacher who leads by example and provides a relaxed environment to work and learn in' ARTPAD Customer

 'Dawn is an excellent teacher and a highly creative practitioner. She is at the forefront of current practices. Dawns own skills as a practising artist enable her to deliver effective programmes across the field' Teaching Mentor 

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