About us

"We've been lucky enough to take a number of inspiring painting classes. Now we want to bring the best tutors to our beautiful home city!"

Lynne & Michael Roche



About Bath Painting Summer School


Founder Lynne Roche studied painting at Camberwell School of Art in the 70's. Since then, she and her husband Michael have designed and made the beautiful Roche Dolls, favourites of collectors world-wide.


Lynne has created and manages the increasingly successful Bath Textile Summer School. She then turned to her other passion and founded the Bath Painting Summer School. Researching new tutors to invite is certainly one of the perks! 


Michael enjoys drawing and watercolours (golf permitting), while Lynne is now concentrating on her work in oils and loving it!


Later this year Lynne will be showing her work at the BRLSI gallery in Bath alongside ceramicist Sylvia Owen. They both belong to the Bath Colourists art group. The exhibition runs from 6th-12th November 2019. Please come along!