Drypoint is an intaglio printmaking method that involves scratching an image into a plate with a pointed tool. Led by an experienced tutor, you will develop your skills and your knowledge of this ancient craft. You will be able to print artefacts, make Christmas cards, etc. Fee includes core materials.
Visual Arts – Painting, Drawing and Print
Pastels have been used by artists since the Renaissance. They are easy to use and they offer an exciting range of possibilities for working with colour and mark. In this introductory course, you will learn some basic techniques and develop your personal style. Fee includes core materials.
Mixing colour is an art in itself. However, with so much else to consider, those essential skills often get overlooked. Learn how to manage your palette without the pressure of making a painting. This workshop is aimed at existing painters and beginners. Fee includes materials. Course Dates 2018 – 2019 Tuesdays 1pm to 4pm Jenny […]
A friendly and structured course where, over six weeks, you will work with acrylics, watercolours and pastels. Following this introduction, you may want to join one of our more specialised courses. Suitable for beginners or improvers wanting to experiment with a different medium. Fee includes materials. Course Dates 2018 – 2019 Mondays 9.30am to 12.30pm […]
This short course is perfect to get you started with watercolour painting. Each week you will learn new techniques such as wet on wet, stippling, splattering, washes and much more. Experiment with colour mixing and learn which paints, brushes, paper and sponges you need. For absolute beginners. Course Dates 2018 – 2019 Wednesdays 6.30pm to […]
Led by an experienced tutor, learners will make rapid progress and explore line, tone, measurement, texture, shading and composition. They will be taught how to ‘look’ and how to interpret what they see. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve. Course Dates 2018 – 2019 Thursdays 1pm to 4pm Jenny Ibrahim 13 sessions from […]
An introduction to the skill of drawing the human figure from observation. Drawing from a nude model, you will learn to see shape, proportion, light and shade more objectively and you will explore using various traditional drawing materials. There will be a model fee of £22 (5 week course) or £25 (6 week course) payable […]
Develop skill at drawing the human figure. Drawing from a nude model, you will have chance to explore various approaches and materials. With experience, you will be encouraged to be creative in developing your own “hand-writing” and ways of drawing. There will be a model fee of £22 (5 week course) or £25 (6 week […]
Enjoy improving your drawing techniques in this two day course. We will explore a range of drawing materials and techniques using pencil and tone, pen and ink, and pastel & crayon to draw still life objects. Some previous drawing experience is required. Visit the tutor’s profile. Enrol online here. Course Dates 2018 – 2019 Wednesday […]
Led by an experienced portraiture tutor, you will learn to draw or paint faces from a live model. You may use any preferred medium (pencil, charcoal, acrylics, oils, watercolour or pastels). Some experience of drawing from observation is recommended. There will be a model fee of £10 payable to the tutor on the day. Course […]