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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.

£90
West Midlands
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....
£30
Teesside
Come and enjoy an evening 6.30pm to 9.30pm making wonderful rustic signs. Whether you are on your own or with friends you are sure to feel comfortable in my cosy studio in Middlesbrough. The session consists of staining or painting your wooden piece that will be your sign. You will then be guided through how the stencil is applied and how to choose colours that suit your base colour best. You can then use your...
£335
East Sussex - Next course on 4th June 2019
Learn the alchemy and processes involved in making your own set of watercolour and gouache paints. The roots, berries and minerals that we will be precipitating, grinding and binding, all have layered correspondences that link to the planetary archetypes. Using compasses and straight-edge we will create mandalas that also resonate with the planetary patterns. The symbolism and character of colour in different traditions will be explored as we apply our paints to patterns to reveal...
£300
East Sussex - Next course on 24th May 2019
OR come just for the day! £75 including lunch! NON painters are welcome to accompany painters at £240pp. You can chose to do Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday or add and extra night at just £75 inc dinner LEARN TO PAINT IN A WEEKEND! - have a mini art holiday! Don't be scared, you will not be a beginner after this weekend, even if you haven't painted since a child! The art course is for beginners or...
£65
Surrey
In this fun and inspiring workshop you will learn a number of monoprint techniques on paper and/or fabric. You can work from some of your own images (photos and/or drawings) or from some of mine. Emphasis is on experimenting to achieve a range of visual effects. By the end of the day you will have: - Learnt about materials and equipment required for monoprinting - Studied a range of examples for inspiration and understanding -...
£125
Lincolnshire - Next course on 13th July 2019
Experience the joy of oil paint in Laura Andrew's art studio in central Lincoln. This day course is suitable for intermediates and beginners - even those who have never used oil paint before. You will receive guidance and tuition by professional artist Laura Andrew. Groups are kept to very small numbers (maximum four) to enable this. Working from life, a 'still life' is a wonderful means by which to explore and develop the fundamentals of...
£70
Worcestershire - Next course on 30th June 2019
'Recreate your favourite picture or a photo in wool fibres' wool painting workshop. Complete beginners are welcome! This course will take place at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster. Wool painting or wool watercolour, as some people call it, is a unique relatively new technique which originated in St. Petersburg. This is not felt making. It is about creating a fibre picture using merino wool, silk and viscose. Laying and shaping fibres, blending...
£155
Dorset
1-2-1 Resin Art Workshop with Emma Jones - Resin Artist This course is being phased out and replaced with the 1-2-4 workshop. The 1-2-4 workshop will give you the same personal experience with the added ability to discus your progress with fellow new resin artists. The new course will only ever have a maximum of 4 people in the course and is on the last Friday of every month. Please see my website by clicking...
£215
Worcestershire - Next course on 4th September 2019
Join us for an inspirational journey, creating pencil and watercolour landscapes, culminating in a unique wool fibre art painting. You will be working outdoors in the lovely grounds of Bodenham Arboretum, guided by Raya Brown, a professional Artist and Art Tutor. To begin, you will explore the flora of the great garden by making sketchbook studies of nature - trees, plants, sky, water and the surrounding countryside. You will receive guidance in pencil and watercolour...
£50
Derbyshire
Special introductory offer from £50 for one day workshop in acrylics, mixed media and soft pastels. Subjects include: landscapes, still life, abstract, portraits, etc. Wednesday workshops are held at my home studio in Whatstandwell from 10.00am until 4.30pm (lunch & refreshments included). I also hold specialist workshops including, the decorative art of gilding, introduction to landscape painting in soft pastels, antique decoupage, introduction to painting murals professionally and more! The workshops are suitable for any...