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Art courses, classes and workshops across the UK in drawing, painting, sculpture, illustration and encaustic art. Explore working with watercolours, oils, acrylics, pencil, charcoal, wax or use mixed media to create your art! Learn the techniques of life drawing, landscape, still life, sculpture and 'hot wax' art from well experienced art tutors. Art courses are offered for both experienced and complete beginners.

£210
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st May 2019
Fundamental art skills, a 3 month course for absolute beginners at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster. This is a unique opportunity for Art and Craft lovers and complete beginners in Art and Craft to receive proper art education in the traditional methods by a professional artist and a tutor Raya Brown. Raya’s teaching is based on classical art education with emphasis on the importance of developing solid traditional foundation skills in drawing...
£340
Berkshire
Classes are held in lovely venues - Norden Farm in Maidenhead on Tuesdays. Classes are fun and friendly, a place to learn and make new friends. There are 3 hour morning and afternoon classes to fit in with student’s schedules. You receive tuition and guidance from our excellent tutors allowing you to produce beautiful art using a variety of mediums over a 14 week period. We start with pencil drawing, setting the building blocks of...
£150
Dorset
A one day introductory workshop for a maximum of TWO persons. Each session covers the basics of working with hot beeswax in a textural, layered way, but can be customised for Artists who are looking to take it to another level. As I offer personal tuition, please contact me for a mutually convenient date and join me in my studio on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. This unusual and dramatic coastal location offers so much...
£50
Ceredigion
The Art Workshop can be tailored around your stay at Pengwernydd. Non residents are very welcome. Enjoy an art workshop or painting holiday with me, Anita Woods, during a self catering holiday or short break here at our farm set in the tranquil and inspiring landscape of the Cambrian Mountains. This is the path to a new creative you. Our customers return time and time again. The workshops are ideal for relaxation and wellbeing or...
£35
Online & Cambridgeshire
One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
£240
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 25th June 2019
This course is designed for those looking to paint the landscape in oils. Landscape artist Clare Rose will inspire you to connect with the raw and immediate experience of drawing and painting in the landscape, enabling informed, ‘felt’ landscape oil paintings in the studio. Over the three days Clare will guide you through the differing approaches to landscape painting, from traditional methods, contemporary practices and towards abstraction. Part of the course consists of drawing in...
£225
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
SUMMER TERM - A 10 Week Course ​ Term starts Thursday 25th April 2019 (Half Term: Thursday 30th May 2019) Last day of term: Thursday 4th July 2019 (please note, this date might be affected by the Henley Regatta) 2pm - 4.15pm ​ These classes are designed to be a fun way to get into or even back into the practice of drawing from life - one of the fundamental cornerstones of all artistic practice....
£160
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 30th April 2019
Capturing light is the very essence of landscape painting and that’s what you’ll be doing on this course. George will demonstrate the essential techniques in easy to follow stages. In addition to this, you’ll examine what makes a successful composition, the importance of tonal values, how to identify your focal point, mixing colours for naturalistic effect and how to treat clouds. Your watercolour landscapes will be transformed with tips and techniques you’ll never forget. This...
£100
Oxfordshire - Next course on 18th June 2019
In this basic introduction to oil painting you'll leave feeling confident and ready to use oil paints, mediums, brushes and painting surfaces, ready to tackle your favourite subjects in an exciting medium! ​ Suitable for beginners and people wishing to 'brush up' on their painting skills.
£170
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Gaynor Goffe is one of the UK's foremost calligraphers and teachers in the country; she has produced many Calligraphy books, and is able to turn her hand to any style of lettering including her own beautiful typeface (Hamada) as well as the currently popular modern scripts. She is teaching in Greystoke, Cumbria on Thu 23 & Fri 24th May 2019. Her last course here was attended by both beginners and experience calligraphers alike, each working...