Masterclasses and talks

Working with celebrated artists, designers and craftspeople, Portfolio offers masterclasses and talks within their studios. Enjoy the insight granted from this privileged encounter, and through the artist’s expert guidance hone your own talent.

Examples include Richard La Trobe-Bateman who has an international reputation for designing and building structures from chairs and tables to bridges; John Makepeace, one of the UK's leading craftsmen in wood, who opens his beautiful house and garden in Dorset for Portfolio to share his inspirations and processes; and the painter Richard Twose, whose portraits include such luminaries as Ken Loach and Gavin Turk. Explore the work of Richard La Trobe-Bateman, John Makepeace and Richard Twose through the images below, which link to more information about each.

Contact Portfolio Tours to discuss the kind of work and experience that interests you.

Richard Twose • photo by Ken Loach while sitting for a portrait

Richard Twose • photo by Ken Loach while sitting for a portrait