Painting and Print

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  • There are courses for beginners and improvers on offer for those looking to get creative.
  • Using Watercolours, Oils or Acrylics.
  • Explore printmaking techniques such as stencil screen printing.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


Acrylics – Absolute beginners

A friendly, supportive and structured course. You will learn new skills to help develop your confidence with acrylics. It will include painting from still life and landscapes/ seascape. You will be inspired to develop your own individual style of painting. Fee includes materials to get you started then the tutor will advise you on what to buy. For absolute beginners.

We are not running this course in Spring 2021. Please check back here again for dates later in 2021.

 

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Acrylics – Improvers

A friendly and supportive class for intermediate acrylic painters who still want to learn new skills and techniques. You will receive guidance, demonstrations and help with your work. Improve your confidence to create more challenging work, whilst developing your own style of painting

 

  • Wednesdays 1pm to 4pm  Jenny Ibrahim
  • 5 sessions 23 February N23C  £106/£64  scheduled to run at Stoke Lodge but may move online if necessary
  • 6 sessions  21 April       N23D   £127/£77 Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online.  
  • 6 sessions 9 June          N23E   £127/77    Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online.   

 

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Oil Painting-Mixed ability

Led by an experienced tutor, beginners will be guided through traditional methods of using oil paints, while those with some experience will be encouraged to develop existing skills. Learners will work on individual projects and will develop confidence and ability throughout the term.

 

  • Fridays 12.45pm to 3.45pm  Jenny Ibrahim
  • 5 sessions 26 February N17F  £106/£64  scheduled to run at Stoke Lodge but may move online if necessary
  • 6sessions  23 April        N17G  £127/77    Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online. 
  • 6 sessions 11 June        N17H  £127/77    Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online. 

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Painting and Drawing-Mixed ability

Try a number of media and techniques in a friendly, all ability group.  This course is a mixture of painting and drawing projects led by an experienced tutor offering flexible tuition for each individual.

 

  • Mondays 1pm to 4pm  Roma Widger
  • 6 sessions 22 February  N15C  £127/£77  scheduled to run at Stoke Lodge but may move online if necessary
  • 5 sessions 19 April         N15D  £106/£64 Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online. 

 

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Painting portraits from photographs-Mixed ability

Learn about the structure of faces, the fall of light and shade, and how to mix flesh colours.  You may use watercolour, oils, acrylics, pastels, charcoal or just pencil. Bring your own photographs or use ones from the tutor’s collection.

We are not running this course in Spring Term 2021. Dates may be added for later in 2021.

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Printmaking

An opportunity to explore printmaking techniques including mono-print, collograph, relief, intaglio and stencil screen-printing for printing on paper and fabric. Experimentation is encouraged. Suitable for artists looking at new ways of working and those new to the techniques. Fee includes cost of core materials. For information email:  barbara.disney@talk21.com

This course may run again in 2021 if restrictions lift. Please check back here again.

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Watercolour-Absolute beginners

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.

There are no dates for this course for Spring 2021.

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Watercolours – Intermediates

Improve your basic skills with Watercolours. Our projects will include Landscapes, Seascapes and Still life. Learn to control this fabulous medium to create new effects. Your experienced tutor will guide you. Drawing experience desirable.

  • Thursdays 9.30am to 12.30pm Christine Howes
  • 5 sessions 25 February  N24C   £110/£75  Online

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Watercolours – Improvers

You will have the opportunity to continue to learn, apply and extend your watercolour skills and techniques to create vibrant and colourful paintings. Develop your watercolour painting style and learn techniques that enable your watercolour skills to progress with a range of interesting projects.

 

  • Tuesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm  Roma Widger
  • 6 sessions 23 February  N25C  £127/£77  scheduled to run at Stoke Lodge but may move online if necessary
  • 6 sessions 20th April     N25D  £127/77  Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online. 
  • 6 sessions 8 June           N25E   £127/77  Depending on local lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the course may start at Stoke Lodge or online. 

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