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We're back in Studio! Our new expanded studios are reopened with social distancing measures in place for your safety. You can take part in classes with our team of supportive, qualified tutors and learn a range of fascinating art techniques. We're bringing you weekly Drawing,  Painting in Acrylics, Oils and Watercolours, Textile Art, as well as our Junior Academy sessions as usual. For most classes an option to join via Zoom is available if you need to stay at home. Scroll down to see our list of courses and workshops, click any "book" button to contact us, or email direct This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Term Time Programme Jan-March 2021

 

Drawing 

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

 

Tuesday Drawing

Tuesdays classes are mixed ability groups ideal for beginners and improvers,  tuition covers a range of media and establishes  principles of classic and contemporary technique. Choose from morning or afternoon sessions.  Zoom option available.

Tuesday January 12th - Tuesday Feb 9th 5 weeks £75 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. Either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.  Zoom option.

Tuesday Febrary 22nd- Tuesday March 23rd 5 weeks £75 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. Either 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.  Zoom option.

 

Saturday Morning Drawing Group 10.30am-12.30pm ideal for any age from 13 to 103 (or more!)

Saturday January 16th - Saturday February 13th  5 weeks £75 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10.30am-12.30pm  Zoom option.

Saturday February 27th - Saturday March 27th  5 weeks £75 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10.30am-12.30pm  Zoom option.

   

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Watercolours 

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. We can advise on what materials you will need and keep stocks in the Workshop for students at reasonable prices, which we can mail to you or deliver. 

Wednesday Jan 27th - Weds March 10th 6 weeks £90 in Studio based course with social distancing and Zoom option.

   

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Textile Art 

With Karen O'Shea. Experiment with fabrics and a mix of media to create inspired art and textile pieces. Through stitch, painting, drawing, dyeing, embroidery and more immerse yourself in the fascinating creative world of Textile Art. Join a supportive and friendly group of beginners and enthusiasts who are happy to share their knowledge, guided by qualified textile art tutor Karen O'Shea. Studio based workshops with a Zoom option.

Weekend Workshop Saturday February 27th 1.30pm-4.30pm £50. In studio course with materials included.

Weekend Workshop Saturday May 22nd 1.30pm-4.30pm £50. In studio course with materials included.

   

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Oil Painting

with Genevieve Loxton Friday morning 10am-12.30pm

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. Studio based course, a Zoom option will be available to join classes from home.

Friday January 15th - Friday Feb 12th 5 weeks £90 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. Classes at either 9.30am-12pm or 2pm-4.30pm.

Friday February 26th - Friday March 26th 5 weeks £90 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. Classes at either 9.30am-12pm or 2pm-4.30pm.

 

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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.  

Monday  January 11th - Monday February 8th 5 weeks £90 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10am-12.30pm Zoom option available.

Monday Monday Feb 22nd - Monday March 22nd 5 weeks £90 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10am-12.30pm Zoom option available.

 Acrylics in the Evening

Tuesday January 12th- Tuesday February 9th 5 weeks £90 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 6.30-8.30pm. Zoom option available

Tuesday February 23rd - Tuesday March 23rd  Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 6.30-8.30pm Zoom option available

     

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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. 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  Printmaking will resume in studio at a future date to be confirmed.

 

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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. Join these group classes with Petra Couper and Imogen Lee.

Choose either Mondays 4-5pm, Thursdays 4-5pm or Saturdays 9am-10am. Reserve your places to earn exciting techiques, drawing, painting, 3D, textile art and Art History, and explore a whole range of media. Develop sketchbook skills.

Monday After School Academy 4-5pm

Monday January 11th-Monday March 22nd ten weeks £110  (£11 per week payable termly) No class half term week Feb 15th. Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place. Zoom option 

Thursday After School Academy 4-5pm

Thursday January 14th - Thursday March 25th ten weeks £110  (£11 per week payable termly) No class half term week Feb 15th. Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place. Zoom option 

Saturday Morning Art Academy 9am-10am

Saturday January 16th - Saturday March 27th ten weeks £110  (£11 per week payable termly) No class half term week Feb 15th. Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place. Zoom option 

 

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 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 with the help of our team of qualified tutors. 

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

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.


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