�During my two weeks spent on the Masterclass at Kate and Tod's beautiful house in Aubais I can safely say that I learnt more than in my 2 years spent out in Italy. Tod is an inspiring teacher and Kate a wonderful host and cook!� Tom, Masterclass student 2011


�When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me one day what I did at work. I told her I worked at the college � that my job was to teach people how to draw. She stared at me, incredulous, and said, 'You mean they forget?'� Howard Ikemoto (1939)


�Remember that a picture - before being a horse, a nude, or some sort of anecdote - is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.�
Maurice Denis (1870-1943)