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...
Introduction to Drawing Animals - with Cate Wetherall - 18th March 2019
Join me on this confidence giving one day workshop and start to really enjoy the drawing process!
Perfect for beginners or for anyone wishing to refresh their drawing skills.
Bring along a few photographs of your favourite animals or birds.
Establishing 'back to basics' techniques.
Individual characteristics that make each species unique.
Tones and Values.
A little bit about...
In this exciting two day, informative workshop I will show you how to paint portraits in watercolour, full of colour with an impressionistic feel. I will share how to portray feelings and emotions in your work making it unique.
There will be a mixture of ongoing demonstrations and one-to-one attention, enabling everyone to work to the best of their own ability.
You will be encouraged to develop your own style, to learn how to paint...
Come along to my two day workshop creating portraits of children in pastel.
Bring your own images, ideally more than one so we can choose the best, although I will have some for inspiration if you have nothing of your own.
To begin with I'll talk a little bit about what I do, my materials, different types of pastel and the paper I prefer and why.
I'll show some of my work and discuss what...
Classes are held in lovely venues - Windsor Race Course on Thursdays. 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 skills...
- Next course on 17th October 2018
We run a weekly Wednesday class in either Portraiture or Life Drawing. Portrait Night runs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month and Life Drawing, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Please see our website for the latest information.
Portrait Night is a chance to work from a live,clothed model, suitably lit offering a good range of tones across the head.
Life Drawing is a chance to work from a professional nude model,...
After a very successful debut, the Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to be the life drawing event of the year!
The Phoenix Studio is extremely proud to welcome to the Drawing Circus to Towersey! They are a troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers who put on the most wonderfully spectacular and innovative drawing classes!
I’ve been to one of their events before and thought it was a fantastic...
This friendly and supportive course is suitable for the beginner through to advanced students. 1:1 support will be given as needed during the day, with advice on drawing and measuring techniques, along with support exploring different art mediums. The day will usually be made up of a morning of short poses from 2 minute to 15 minute exploring measuring techniques (for beginners), form, structure and line. Then after lunch there will be the opportunity for...
Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice.
4th & 5th April 2019
1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours
2. Transferring images on to your paper
3. Underpainting and values
4. Detailing eyes and other facial features
5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look
6. Finishing touches
I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
This 3 day course is an in depth and intensive exploration into the genre of drawing, for those artists looking to extend their knowledge and practice into the professional realm.
Under the expert guidance of professional artist and tutor, Bex Gouverneur, you will work through set tasks and structured exercises as well as having time to work on your own ideas and pursue your own creative development journey.
Across the 3 days, you will explore...