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There are courses for beginners and improvers on offer for those looking to get creative with drawing techniques, landscapes or life..



NEW Drawing A Portrait With A Likeness In 4 Easy Steps

Enjoy this Saturday workshop where you will learn four essential drawing techniques to scale up your chosen photograph and draw a portrait. You will learn how to scale up an image, and how to get a likeness, how to use chalk pastels and water-soluble pencils. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

Saturday 10am to 4pm   Sheila Broun

1 session on 4 March   £45/£30   D34B    Stoke Lodge

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NEW Drawing A Landscape In 4 Easy Steps

Enjoy this Saturday workshop where you will learn four essential drawing techniques to scale up your chosen photograph and draw your landscape. You will learn how to scale up an image using pencil, how to draw texture, and trees, how to colour skies, using chalk pastel and water-soluble pencil techniques. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

Saturday 10am to 4pm   Sheila Broun

1 session on 25 March   £45/£30   D34C    Stoke Lodge

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Drawing Figures With Mixed Media-Intermediates/Advanced

You will initially work from photographs to explore different media (including drawing with paint and pastel). In the last 3 sessions, you will work from a model. Some previous experience of drawing is recommended, as is a willingness to try unfamiliar methods. Model fee of £17 for the course to be paid in cash to the tutor during first session. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.

Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm   Bill Guilding

6 sessions from 4 November   £106/£64   D25A     Stoke Lodge

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Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm   Bill Guilding

5 sessions from 9 June   £89/£54   D25B    Stoke Lodge

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Drawing From The Masters

Drawing is a wonderful and rewarding art form that you can get lost in. Drawing copies from other artists is a tried and tested way to improve your drawing skills, besides which it is great fun too. The tutor will explain and demonstrate drawing techniques to help you get the most out of the class and really develop your drawing skills. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM.

Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm Warren Sealey

6 sessions from 2 November £106/£64   D17B    Stoke Lodge

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Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm Warren Sealey

6 sessions from 22 February £106/£64 D17C    Stoke Lodge

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Drawing Skills-Mixed Ability

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. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.

Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm   Roma Widger

10 sessions from 11 January   £141/£85   D81B   Stoke Lodge 

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Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm   Roma Widger

8 sessions from 19 April   £113/£68   D81C   Stoke Lodge 

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Introduction To Drawing Techniques-Beginners

Enjoy this short course which aims to build drawing skills & confidence step by step, using pencil, chalk pastels and water-soluble crayons. This course will be delivered at Stoke

Mondays 10am to 12.30pm Sheila Broun

6 sessions from 31 October  £106/£64  D32D Stoke Lodge

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Drawing Techniques-Beginners. Spring Term

Enjoy this friendly, encouraging class where you will learn how to build up a range of drawing techniques, step by step, via exercises and projects. This Spring term, you will experiment with chalk and charcoal, pen & ink, and copy relevant images to get the feel of how to draw texture. You will also become more skilled when mixing and matching colour, and making an image look 3 dimensional.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

Mondays 10am to 12.30pm  Sheila Broun

11 sessions from 9 January    £194/£117   D32B  Stoke Lodge

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Drawing Techniques-Beginners. Summer Term

Enjoy this friendly, encouraging class where you will learn how to build up a range of drawing techniques, step by step, via exercises and projects. This Summer term, you will learn how to sketch outdoors with pen & ink and copy relevant images to get the feel of how to draw texture. You will also become more skilled when mixing and matching colour, and making an image look 3 dimensional.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

Mondays 10am to 12.30pm  Sheila Broun

11 sessions from 17 April  £194/£117   D32C  Stoke Lodge

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NEW Drawing Techniques Summer School-Landscapes

The focus of this Summer School will be on Landscape-different styles of drawing; mark making for sketching; simple techniques to draw trees; colour mixing and matching for skies; composition and arial perspective for spatial depth. We will work both inside and outside.  This short course is suitable for Beginners and for those with more experience. If in doubt, please contact the tutor for a chat. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 3pm Sheila Broun 

2 sessions from 9 August  £75/£42    D29A   Stoke Lodge  

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NEW I Wish I Could Draw People! Drawing Figures And Faces-Mixed Ability

Always wanted to be able to draw people? This course is for you! You will draw from photographs for 2 sessions and from a clothed model for 3, using pencil or/and coloured pencils. The course will cover basic principles including shapes and proportions of the human body and drawing from observation. More time will be spent on drawing figures than faces. Faces will be simplified so, for example, the turn of the head will be treated as more important than a particular kind of nose or mouth. Model fee of £17 for the course to be paid in cash to the tutor during first session.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.

Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm   Bill Guilding

5 sessions from 13 January   £89/£54   D26A    Stoke Lodge

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Life Drawing-Mixed Ability

Learn to draw the human figure from observation. Drawing from a nude model, you will learn to see shape, proportion, light and shade more objectively. Later we will vary the pace, and you’ll be encouraged to vary your ways of drawing. Model fee of £35 for the course to be paid to the tutor during first session. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and email.

Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm   Bill Guilding

6 sessions from 24 February   £106/£64   D24B    Stoke Lodge

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Painting And Drawing-Mixed Ability

This course is course is designed to help you develop your artistic skills and take your creativity further. You will be drawing and painting with a variety of media: pencil, charcoal, acrylics. You will study a wide variety of subject matter including still life, portraits and figures, animals, landscapes, and contemporary themes. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.

Mondays 1pm to 4pm   Roma Widger

11 sessions from 9 January   £239/£147   D20B    Stoke Lodge

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Mondays 1pm to 4pm   Roma Widger

11 sessions from 17 April   £239/£147   D20C    Stoke Lodge

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Portraiture From Life

You will be drawing or painting from a different, clothed sitter each week. You may use any drawing medium you prefer including charcoal, pastels, or crayons. If you are a confident, fast painter, you may use paint (watercolour or acrylics can be used in the spirit of drawing). Model fee of £35 for the course to be paid to the tutor during first session. Some previous experience of drawing from observation is recommended. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM and Email.

Fridays 9.45am to 12.15pm   Bill Guilding

6 sessions from 21 April    £106/£64    D27A   Stoke Lodge

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