Coloured Pencils – Creating a Still Life Picture £65

Janie Pirie

Monday, 1:30PM-3:30PM

13th September – 13th December

Create a still life picture and learn how to colour it using coloured pencils with Janie Pirie, one of UK’s leading and award-winning coloured pencils artists. She will show you how to use coloured pencils to create remarkable artwork from layering and gradiating to blending and finishing. There are lots of ‘tricks of the trade’ and you will learn them all as you progress through the course. You will be working from photographs that you, or Janie have taken. Full instructions will be sent out to you before the beginning of term.

The Wonder of Watercolour £60

Steve Joyce

Tuesday, 10AM-12PM

21st September – 30th November

We will explore a wide range of watercolour techniques, including different ways of applying, agitating and manipulating the media for different subjects and composition ideas. There will be some set tasks for you to try out with extension suggestions for those more advanced. You may bring your own images or objects to work from. Suitable for all levels.

A Brush with Drawing £60

Steve Joyce

Tuesday, 2PM-4PM

21st September – 30th November

We will explore a range of different techniques and also bridge the gap between drawing and painting. Different subjects will be explored using different media which are outlined in the available materials list. Set tasks will lead to development in your preferred media so you may investigate subjects and ideas of your interest. Suitable for all levels.

Just Acrylics £65

Amy Drayson

Wednesday, 9:30AM-11:30AM

15th September – 8th December

A creative and friendly class for those who would like to explore painting in acrylic. We will look at different aspects of painting and seek inspiration from various artists. The course aims to help beginners and improvers enjoy painting and gain confidence with acrylics. A suggested list of materials will be available before the start date of the course.

Art for All £65

Amy Drayson

Wednesday, 12:30PM-2:30PM

15th September – 8th December

A class for beginners and improvers who like to experiment with a range of ideas and techniques. We will look at differnt artists’ work and use their ideas as a springboard for our own. In the past students on this course have drawn, painted, printed, made assemblages, collages and more! Think of it as an adventure in art. All welcome.

Life Drawing £90

Blue King

Friday, 1:30PM-3:30PM

1st October – 10th December

Working with a male model we will have the opportunity to explore dynamic gestural poses with observational drawing. Using a variety of mediums, we will make figurative drawings observing light and tone in a studio atmosphere. Suitable for beginners and practicing artists who want to work from the model. Please bring sketch book, charcoal, eraser and a drawing board.

Creative Textiles £65

Margaret Holder

Tuesday, 2PM-4PM

14th September – 7th December

This course will explore a range of textile techniques including feltmaking, appliqué, dyeing and printmaking. Through practical sessions you will have the opportunity to develop your own themes, ideas and designs. There will be some stitching involved, but the emphasis is on experimenting with a range of textiles materials and processes. The course is suitable for beginners and for those wishing to explore textiles further.
There will be a small charge for materials, and you will be advised at the first session of the basic equipment that you will need.

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