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Term Time Programme 2020



All the essentials in a variety of media, graphite, charcoal, inks, colour pastels 


Tuesday Drawing (choose morning or afternoon classes.)

Tuesdays are mixed ability groups ideal for beginners and improvers,  tuition covers a range of media and establishes sound principles of classic and contemporary technique

Tuesday January 7th - Tuesday February 11th  2020  6 weeks £84 either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

Tuesday February 25th - Tuesday March 31st 2020  6 weeks £84 either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

Saturday Morning Drawing Group 10.30am-12.30pm ideal for any age from 13 upwards (mostly includes adults) this is the only pay as you go course we offer, at £15 per 2 hour class, but there is a minimum attendance of three weeks, and we recommend you attend most weeks to gain maximum benefit.

Saturday January 11th - Saturday February  15th 2020  6 weeks  £91 or pay as you go £15 per class

Saturday February 29th- Saturday April 4th 6 weeks  £91 or pay as you go £15 per class


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Figure (Life) Drawing

Wednesdays March 18th,  March 25th  and April 1st,  2020. 10am-12pm.

 Did you know that drawing the human form is possibly the fastest way to make your work more accurate!  Course cost includes drawing materials and professional model fee: £90 for three sessions. Suitable for beginners and the more advanced, this is a fully taught series. Places are limited so please contact us to book,  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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with Kate Lowry Weds 10am-12pm for beginners to intermediate

Such a popular medium, learn to create vibrant paintings full of light with Kate Lowry, artist and former head conservator at the National Museum and Gallery Cardiff. Materials are not included, we can advise on what you will need and keep stocks in the Workshop for students at reasonable prices.

Wednesday January 29th- Weds March 11th (No class Weds 19th Febraury as Half term) 6 weeks £90


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Textile Art 

 With Karen O'Shea. This course allows you to experiment with fabrics and a mix of media to create inspired art and textile pieces. Through deconstruction, reconstruction, stitch, painting, drawing, dyeing, and embroidery you will challenge yourself to explore the world of Textile Art.

Thursday January 9th - Thursday February 13th 2020  6 week 9.45am-12.45pm Fees £108

Thursday February 27th - Thursday April 2nd 2020 6 weeks 9.45am-12.45pm Fees £108


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Oil Painting

with Genevieve Loxton Friday morning 9.30am-12.00pm or afternoon 2pm-4.30pm

Learn all about this versatile medium, the favourite of professional painters.  This course takes you through a structured approach to handling materials, becoming expressive with paint  and understanding colour theory. Includes relevant art history and appreciation.

Friday January 10th - Friday February 14th 6 weeks £108 or with materials £138

Friday February 28th- Friday April 3rd 2020 6 weeks £108 or with materials £138


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Experimental Acrylics

With Petra Couper A creative exploration of this versatile paint medium incorporating contemporary techniques. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.  10am-12.30pm every Monday during term time. And New for January 2020: Tuesday evening classes 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Monday January 6th-Monday February 10th 2020 6 weeks £108 without materials.  £138 with materials

Monday February 24th-Monday March 30th 2020 6 weeks £108 without materials. £138 with materials.


New from January 2020 Acrylics in the Evenings!  Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm.

Tuesday January 7th- Tuesday February 11th. £108 without materials, £138 with materials.

Tuesday February 25th-Tuesday March 31st £108 without materials, £138 with materials.


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Printmaking: Collagraph, Linocuts, Drypoint and Monoprint

with  Artist tutor Jackie Shackson. Create beautiful images using artists quality materials, and come away with a series of handmade prints of your own design. £45 including materials and use of the press.  Selected weekends,  see dates below. Three hour workshops for beginners and improvers. 

Collagraph printmaking is a versatile, sensitive art form where you can transform your designs into beautiful handmade prints, built from an etched plate with collage additions to create incredible texture and tone.

Linocuts is the modern form of woodblock engraving, but forget that tough old lino from your schooldays! Try carving into artist's quality lino which is smooth and easy, and create powerful images with high contrast.

Monoprinting. the most painterly method among printmaking techniques, essentially a printed painting, and no two are alike. A sponaneous form of printmaking combining drawing and painting media.

Drypoint  learn the engravers skills in this wonderful form of etching to produce accurate detail and expressive marks.

Printmaking Workshops  on selected weekends Cost £45  including all materials

Saturday January 11th 2020 Collagraph 1.15-4.15pm

Saturday February 15th Linocuts 1.15pm-4.15pm

Saturday March 14th Drypoint 1.15pm-4.15pm

Saturday April 4th Monoprint 1.15-4.15pm

Saturday May 23rd Collagraph 1.15pm-4.15pm

Saturday June 13th Linocuts 1.15pm-4.15pm

Saturday July 11th Drypoint 1.15pm-4.15pm


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For Children

Junior Art Academy is an hour of inspiring and fun fine art tuition with our team of qualified art teachers. Choose either Mondays 4-5pm, Thursdays 4-5pm or Saturdays 9am-10am. Reserve your places now for Academy classes with tutors Petra Couper and Imogen Lee. Learn exciting techiques, drawing, painting, 3D and Art History, and explore a whole range of media. Develop sketchbook skills. Your child can attend a trial session for just £11.

Monday After School Academy 4-5pm

Monday January 6th 2020 - Monday March 30th  12 weeks £132 (no class half term week commencing 17th February)

Thursday After School Academy 4-5pm

Thursday January 9th 2020 - Thursday April 2nd  12 weeks £132 (no class half term week commencing 17th February)

Saturday Morning Art Academy 9am-10am

Saturday January 11th 2020 - Saturday April 3rd 12 weeks £132 (no class half term week commencing 17th February)

Art for the Holidays 
During Half terms and holidays the Art Workshop runs Creative Kids sessions for children between the ages of 7 and 13. These are open to all daily and are fun well structured workshops where children learn through drawing games and creativity exercises as well as completing  finished pieces in a range of media. They  are able to experiment with materials and produce a portfolio of work to take home with the help of our team of tutors.  Fees £18 including all materials.

Next Workshops: Creative Kids at Easter with Hollie Roberts and Team

Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th April. 10am-1pm. For Ages 7-13. Choose any session as all workshops are individual. £18 including all materials.


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Other individual workshops and courses available including, birthday parties, group workshops,  Introductions to various media, and more. Please enquire for details. We can arrange bespoke workshops on request for groups.

Don't forget our courses make ideal gifts for anyone who'd love to learn but might hesitate to start a course. Gift Certificates available to any amount of your choosing which can be redeemed against courses or materials., tel 07947 003111, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  like us on Facebook for regular news, pictures and updates, twitter@theartworkshop2