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Here are some reviews from recent students who have taken part in art classes run by James Mackenzie

"Had THE best evening tonight. Everyone was initially anxious, but left fulfilled and wanting to come back next week! Highly recommend this. No artistic flair required. Jamie gives amazing support and direction. Can’t wait to do this again!"

Maxine Oxlade

"James classes are very relaxed and a fantastic way for anyone interested in painting to give it a go or for more experienced artists to gain new inspiration. James is always attentive in his guidance and help as well as making sure students feel confident in what they are creating. I have learned a lot and really enjoy the course with other friendly students."

Lorraine MacIntyre

"I’ve never been any good at art, so I was hoping to get a new experience from this class and some relax time and I took away so much more! It was a small group of friendly people with relaxing and informative instruction from James. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and I came away with something I’m really proud of! I’ll definitely sign up to more, thank you!"

Joanne Fowler

"I would highly recommend this class. It is such a great idea of "a paint brush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other", which helped to create a really relaxed and sociable atmosphere. James gave us a picture of landscape to paint from, he also gave out introduction for color mixing, canvas layout and painting techniques etc, it was hugely useful for me as a total beginner. James was very friendly and approachable, there was no rigid teaching at all, he encouraged and guided us to find our own style. My friend and I found two hours of time just flied by, we totally enjoyed this experience and will definitely go back to create more masterpieces."

Tina Jia

"My sister invited us all along to Art and Sip as a late Christmas present and it was a really great evening. James was really helpful and made you feel positive about whatever you painted. I highly recommend going, looking forward to returning at some point in the future."

Abbey Swan

"James is an excellent teacher. The classes are relaxed and informal but I learnt so much in the four weeks. Will definitely be signing up for a follow up class to improve on what I have learnt so far."

Julie Prendergast

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