Visual Arts - drawing, painting & print
There are lots of courses on this page - There is a summary list to help you find your course more easily.
Acrylics - Absolute BeginnersA friendly, supportive and structured course.
Acrylics - ImproversThis course is an opportunity to develop your painting style.
Acrylics - IntermediatesA friendly and supportive class for intermediate acrylic painters who will still want to learn new skills and techniques.
Drawing - Absolute BeginnersEver wanted to learn how to draw? This course is for you!
Drawing Skills - Mixed AbilityLed by an experience tutor, you will make rapid progress and explore line, tone, measurement, texture, shading and composition.
Drawing Techniques - BeginnersEnjoy building up a range of drawing techniques, step by step.
Drawing Techniques - ImproversDevelop your drawing techniques, working on projects of your own choice.
Drawing Techniques Summer School 2020Enjoy improving your drawing techniques in this two day course. We will explore a range of still life objects and natural forms, using pencil and tone, pen and wash, charcoal & chalk, pastel & crayon. This course is for people who already have some drawing skills and want to take them further.
Life Drawing for BeginnersAn introduction to the skill of drawing the human figure from observation. Fee includes model costs.
Linocut for BeginnersLinocut is a bold and expressive image-creating process. In this short course you will learn new skills and develop confidence. You will be able to design, carve, ink and print your own linocut images, ready to be framed or printed on to greeting cards or fabric.
Oil Painting - Mixed AbilityLed by an experienced tutor, beginners will be guided through traditional methods of using oil paints, while those with some experience will be encouraged to develop existing skills.
Oil Painting for Absolute BeginnersThis short course is designed to demystify the art of oil painting, examining the properties of oil paint, how to mix colours and how to plan and execute an expressive oil painting.
Paint or Draw the Clothed ModelAn opportunity to work from a clothed life model with tuition.
Painting and Drawing- Mixed AbilityTry a number of media and techniques in a friendly all ability group.
Painting Portraits From Photographs - Mixed AbilityLearn about structure of faces, the fall of light and shade.
Painting Summer School: Variations on a ThemeAn opportunity to focus on the things about painting that interest you most:- colour, abstraction, technique, anatomy, composition, landscape, form. You will be given a 'theme' at the end of July which is open to any interpretation.
Pastels-Mixed AbilityPastels have been used by artists since the Renaissance and this class will make you ask why you are not using them already!
Portraiture Day-Mixed AbilityLed by an experienced portraiture tutor, you will learn to draw or paint faces from a live model.
PrintmakingExploration of printmaking techniques, including mono-print, collograph, refielf and stencil screenprinting, for printing on paper and fabric.
Printmaking and Surface Design Summer School 2020The summer school encourages a multi-disciplinary approach to working on paper and fabric. The course is intensive giving the opportunity to become immersed in the process of making and creativity.
Space for Creativity. Self-directed Workshops in Acrylic and WatercolourTwo day workshops providing creative space and 1-2-1 tutor support. Ideal for anyone wanting to concentrate on their own work or needing support to overcome a creative hurdle, break free from copying, develop a looser style.
Space for Creativity: Summer SchoolSelf-directed workshops for watercolour, acrylics & mixed media. This 5 day summer school provides creative space and individual tutor support. Ideal for anyone wanting space to concentrate on their own work or needing support to get over a creative hurdle. Suitable for those with significant experi
Watercolour - Absolute BeginnersThis short course is perfect to get you started with watercolour painting.
Watercolour sketchbook-BeginnersEver wanted to paint on holiday? Learn to use watercolours from an experienced artist in six weeks.
Watercolours - ImproversYou will have the opportunity to continue to learn, apply and extend your watercolour skills and techniques to create vibrant and colourful paintings.
Watercolours - IntermediatesThis course will build upon basic watercolour skills to expand your knowledge of colour, composition and techniques.