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Learn to paint with oils and acrylics from hundreds of painting tutors based all across the UK. Pick up oil and acrylic painting techniques on courses, classes and workshops for both experienced and beginner painters.

Mural painting are the frescos depicting mythology and legends, which are drawn in the walls of temples and churches in south India principally. Paintings are done with special colour symbolism, heavy ornaments, accuracy and various emotions portrayed well. It gives important for beauty, clarity, and accuracy. The themes for most of murals were abstained from religious texts and Indian mythologies mainly of gods, goddesses, Kings and scenes pictured from Ramayana and Mahabharata.
East Sussex
Enjoy a day of creativity and fun, by retreating to the foot of the East Sussex Downs, for a one day workshop experience led by Laura. Courses can be tailored for complete beginners and also for intermediate artists wishing to explore new approaches. You will be supported to make a unique mixed-media artwork to take home at the end of the day, by being playful and exploring different mixed-media techniques. The day covers various aspects...
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. 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, offering a range of interesting poses to work...
Pelion - Next course on 1st June 2018
​Painting and sailing - a beautiful art holiday in Greece - for Beginners and All Levels 1st-8th June 2018 £950pp or £700pp for Non Painter 8th-15th June 2018 £970pp or £725pp Non Painter 8th-15th September 2018 £970pp or £725pp Non Painter 15th-22nd September 2018 £950 or £700pp for Non Painter After fantastic painting art holidays in Greece in September 2017 we will be holding another two in June. We have teamed up with the renowned...
West Midlands - Next course on 9th June 2018
Have you ever been told that you cannot draw? This could be the day for you. We will look at expressive drawing techniques and painting in acrylics of small still life or abstract landscapes. You will be guided through understanding mark making and how to discover your own drawing and painting style. This workshop is for all levels to explore and create. A small canvas and all materials will be provided. No previous experience necessary....
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 12th May 2018
MindFlow Art Retreat, monthly workshops are for identifying how to use spirituality and emotions to unleash and influence creativity. They are designed for exploring your creative imagination through a holistic approach of using Three Perspectives:  Emotions, Spirituality and Painting. If you are you looking to make inner changes in the New Year and discover the Creative You, then this  workshop will support you to do just that. In the workshop, I will share with you...
A relaxed and inspirational painting class designed to help beginners to get started with painting, whilst also supporting more advanced painters develop their skills and techniques. This is a bespoke service geared to the individuals, using a variety of approaches with oil and acrylic paints. During these classes, Liz….an experienced and enthusiastic tutor will take you through exercises and a series of sketchbook studies to develop your own artistic language and document your learning and...
Suffolk - Next course on 24th July 2018
With Lucy Perry and Amanda Sherring. Two Art teachers with decades of experience share their love of gardens and creativity in these exciting and engaging sessions based in beautiful gardens. Join us for a creative and inspiring day exploring the forms and colours abundant in the Perennial Trust’s gem at Fullers Mill. The day starts with a tea/coffee and the opportunity to meet the tutors and participants before we explore the beautiful gardens at the...
West Midlands - Next course on 28th April 2018
Beginner’s and Intermediate Roses and Daisies – Decorate a Wooden Stool The content of the course will be to decorate a wooden stool with canal art roses, daisies and gypsy brush strokes using enamel boat paint, sign writer’s brushes and the same traditional techniques used to decorate narrow boats. If you have an item you would like to paint instead of a stool, bring it along with you! The morning will be painting roses and...
I want my students to respond to the subject in an expressive dynamic way. My own work is loose, and I try to encapsulate the mood and subject matter using medium that is sensitive to its qualities. I recently completed an M.A. In Fine Art which encouraged a new boldness to my work and I would hope to impart that to my students. Come with enthusiasm and a yearning to try something different and hopefully...