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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 will be made 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 Autumn 2020

 

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 sound principles of classic and contemporary technique. Choose from morning or afternoon sessions.  If required a Zoom home based option will be available for anyone shielding.

Tuesday September 8th-Tuesday October 20th 7  weeks £98  Studio based course with social distancing measures, either 10am-12pm or afternoons 2pm-4pm.  Zoom option.

Tuesday November 3rd Tuesday December 15th  20th 7 weeks £98 2pm-4pm 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 upwards (mostly includes adults)

Saturday September 12th - Saturday October 25th 7 weeks £98  10.30am-12.30pm

Saturday November 2nd - Saturday Dec 19th 7 weeks £98   10.30am-12.30pm

  

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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 Nov 4th- Wednesday December 8th  6 weeks £90 in Studio based course with Zoom option.

   

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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 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 expert textile tutor Karen O'Shea. Studio based course with a Zoom option.

Thursday September 10th - Thursday October 22nd,  7  weeks 10am-12.30pm Fees £126 . In studio course with social distancing measures. Zoom option.

Thursday November 5th - Thursday December 17th  7  weeks 10am-12,30pm Fees £126 . In studio course with social distancing measures. Zoom option.

 

  

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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 September 11th -Friday October 20th 7  weeks £126  9.30am-12pm Studio based course with social distancing measures in place.

Friday 6th November- Friday 18th December 7 weeks £126 2pm-4.30pm Studio based course with social distancing measures in place

 

 

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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 September 7th-Monday October 19th 7 weeks £126 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10am-12.30pm. Zoom option available

Monday November 2nd- Monday December 14th 7 weeks £126 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 10am-12.30pm Zoom option available.

 

 Acrylics in the Evening

Tuesday September 8th - Tuesday Octoboer 20th 7 weeks £126 Studio based course with social distancing measures in place. 6,30-8.30pm. Zoom option available

Tuesday November 3rd - Tuesday  December 15th 7 weeks £126 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. £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. These courses can only be held in studio, please wait to be advised if they will go ahead during the Corona Virus restrictions.

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 September 7th - Monday October 19th Seven weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

Monday November 2nd-Monday December 14th Seven Weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

 Thursday After School Academy 4-5pm

Thursday September 10th- Thursday October 22nd Seven weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

Thursday November 5th- Thursday December 17th Seven Weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

Saturday Morning Art Academy 9am-10am

Saturday September 12th- Saturday October 24th Seven weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

Saturday November 7th- Sarurday December 19th Seven Weeks £77  (£11 per week payable termly) Studio based classes with Social distancing measures in place.

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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