Julie Herring (Artist/Tutor & Curator)
earth art & design studio

Unit 3 Furzebrook Studios
52 Furzebrook Road
Wareham, Dorset
BH20 5AX

Tel: 07720 353454 email:

earth art & design studio is based in Furzebrook, a beautiful heathland between Wareham and Corfe Castle, in Purbeck.  

Please visit! 

The studio is in a wonderful, peaceful and natural location. It is within easy reach of Wareham, Corfe Castle, Arne, Kimmeridge and all the beautiful nearby areas in the surrounding Isles of Purbeck. 

Julie teaches the Art of Nature, so the studio setting is ideal for walks and for being inspired by the natural surroundings.

Opening times

You are very welcome to call into the studio to visit Julie,  see her artwork or to get a taster of the art classes.

earth art & design studiois a working studio, so Julie is often there, teaching drawing, painting or printmaking classes. However, please call first, prior to a visit, as she may be teaching an outdoor class on certain days.

Usual studio teaching times:  WednesdayFriday 10.30am 1pm, or some Saturdays.

External classes or tuition:

Julie is very happy to teach at other locations and schools. She can also visit your Art Group or venue to host classes. Please call to discuss or make an appointment to visit.

To visit by appointment, please contact Julie: 07720 353454. 


access, parking and facilities


Access to the studio is by car from Furzebrook Road. 

All of Furzebrook studios are suitable for wheelchair users. All units are on the ground floor, accessible via a corridor and wide doors.

There is also access to the outside area of flat grassland and a short walk (5 mins) to the heathland, via a private gate and footpath, (accessible only for students at the studio).


There is ample free parking at the premises for visitors and students attending classes.

Please turn into the drive of 52 Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook, Wareham BH20 5AX.  

The gate will be open when one of the artist/makers is present.


The studios are clean and bright. There are toilets and a shared kitchen on site.

There is seating space outside the studio, looking onto the woodland and heathland, suitable for outdoor classes, – a wonderful space for drawing, watching birds, deer and other wildlife.

earth art & design studio’ has a large table suitable for 10 students in a class. Julie has a personal collection of natural finds and arts & crafts are on show, to inspire the classes.