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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.

Suffolk - Next course on 23rd August 2019
Using the immediate grounds for inspiration, working inside and outside the studio, Jeremy will spend time with each participant offering encouragement, explaining and demonstrating various tips and techniques to assist in the learning process. With a wealth of experience Jeremy is the ideal tutor for the first-time painter as well as the advanced painter, adapting his one-to-one teaching to your individual needs. A highly versatile artist with over thirty years' teaching experience, he will help...
Devon - Next course on 22nd July 2019
A delightful art holiday at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters. Subjects will be suggested both in the studio and, weather permitting, on location with tuition provided through a mixture of demonstrations and exercises according to your needs. Topics covered include: materials, planning, composition, masking and washes.This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters who feel in...
Port Talbot - Next course on 23rd November 2019
Would you love to paint with watercolours? This two day residential art holiday at Margam Discovery Centre will let you learn just that. A course for those who are new to the medium of watercolour. No experience necessary. Covers everything you’ll need to know about materials along with the basic techniques required to create paintings in pure watercolour. David Webb is a professional artist and author of several books. He runs courses and workshops throughout...
Port Talbot - Next course on 5th August 2019
Follow in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Constable and learn how to capture, in watercolour, the splendour of the Welsh landscape along with its dramatic, fleeting weather conditions. Based at Margam Discovery Centre, and run by the FIeld Studies Council. Wales became an essential part of the picturesque tour so that the splendour of nature could be captured by the newly developing medium of watercolour. Such exponents as Turner, Cotman and Constable captured the...
Dorset - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Join Lyn at White Stones Studio. A new creative venue in the heart of the Isle of Portland in Dorset. This one day workshop runs specifically for small groups of between 3-5 people. The day is suitable for complete beginners, and more experienced Painters, Mixed Media Artists and photographers. Using molten beeswax and resin to create textural, organic images, you will learn how to paint with this ancient medium in a contemporary way. We will...
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning paper craft. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch about availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process). There will be 10 sessions/classes lasting 2 hours each. Time: 10 am - 12:00 Tutor: Tara Butler You will need to register as a WEA...
London - Next course on 1st June 2019
An intensive course set in the varied environs of London which will focus on the citys urban landscapes. Make art influenced by the fascinating contract between fine buildings in their setting and the desolate grungy post-industrial landscape. First meeting is at 42 Queen Square. Who is this course for (Formerly 'Out and About') No previous knowledge or experience is necessary for this course, the teaching methods will often be on a one-one basis within the...
Come and join this new Art Class. This is a great opportunity to step away from everything; to spend some time painting and drawing in a light and airy room at the Haregate Community Centre in Leek. The series of classes are led by Louise Adams, an artist and designer who will give individual tuition and support to beginners as well as those coming back to art. Louise will bring flowers and other interesting items...
My weekly art classes run throughout the year with a short break over Christmas and are suitable for absolute beginners as well as experienced artists. I teach observational drawing and painting skills from first steps using a range of methods and mediums. We cover a wide range of popular themes including landscape, still life and portraits and I encourage my students to discover which mediums suit them. Many of my students like to follow a...
West Midlands
I focus on different skills each week. The skills range from painting (acrylic, watercolour, oil, gouache, silk), printing, drawing. These sessions are idea at any level and appeal to those people who would like to try lots of different techniques and styles.