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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.

£349
Dorset - Next course on 22nd March 2019
New at HF Holidays If this is your first time painting or using this medium, or if you wish to improve on existing skills, be assured Sophia will show you just how easily these vibrant oils can be used to create a colourful and inspiring work of art. Wet-on-Wet, or 'alla prima' is an ideal technique for embracing the nature of oil painting with quick, spontaneous decisions, as the goal is to produce a painting...
£349
Isle Of Wight - Next course on 11th October 2019
New at HF Holidays If this is your first time painting or using this medium, or if you wish to improve on existing skills, be assured Sophia will show you just how easily these vibrant oils can be used to create a colourful and inspiring work of art. Wet-on-Wet, or 'alla prima' is an ideal technique for embracing the nature of oil painting with quick, spontaneous decisions, as the goal is to produce a painting...
£425
Northumberland - Next course on 12th July 2019
Your expert leader will guide you through the best wildlife photography opportunities of the area and help you to capture flora and fauna at its wildest best. Technical guidance will focus on birds, including visits to the Farne Islands and a bird of prey centre. During the course of each day we'll walk up to a 3 miles (5km). Holiday highlights Capture stunning wildlife on the Northumberland coast Enjoy boat trips to see the seabirds...
£989
Northumberland - Next course on 7th June 2019
Your expert leader will guide you through the best wildlife photography opportunities of the area and help you to capture flora and fauna at its wildest best. Technical guidance will focus on birds, including visits to the Farne Islands and a bird of prey centre. During the course of each day we'll walk up to a 3 miles (5km). Holiday highlights Capture stunning wildlife on the Northumberland coast Enjoy boat trips to see the seabirds...
£475
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th August 2019
This course is aimed at anyone who is enthusiastic about photography and the outdoors who wants to get up close to nature and wildlife. You'll be learning to photograph a wide range of wildlife in a range of natural habitats. This is one of the few wildlife photography short courses offered by a university in the UK, and with a wide range of habitats to explore around Nottingham there will be plenty of opportunities to...
£60
Tayside - Next course on 26th April 2019
Wonders of Watercolours Class for all abilities with Liz Dulley Liz Dulley is a talented artist and tutor, with work exhibited by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. In these stimulating classes, Liz’s explorative approach brings life to her work and teaching. These are specially designed classes tailored to the individual’s abilities, for learning or improving painting skills, gaining confidence and finding out what you can really do with watercolours. From laying down...
£72
Surrey - Next course on 23rd March 2019
Join artist Carol Baker for a day of sketching trees in the ancient woodland of Nower Wood. She will be helping you to use various pencils and charcoal to capture the beauty of nature. A short classroom session will be followed by time in the woods gaining inspiration to draw. Her individual approach to learning allows us to offer this course to both beginners and improvers. If you have a sketch pad (light or heavy...
£270
Suffolk - Next course on 5th April 2019
Spend 2 glorious days at Flatford Mill on this acrylic painting residential art holiday. Thinking of having a go with oils but not sure? Acrylic techniques are the same, building layers from dark to light. They are a good stepping stone or media in their own right. You will learn to use subjects as inspiration in an impressionistic style. Come and enjoy learning with Linda using a variety of subjects including landscape, still life and...
£187
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Draw, paint, collage, print. Inspire your arts/textiles practice by exploring methods to make more of your artists sketchbook. Build up your confidence in areas such as visual research and making preparatory drawings and designs to illustrate your ideas for personal projects. Term 1 Approaches to drawing, visual research. Term 2 Colour and pattern-design ideas, monoprints. Term 3 Mixed Media, fabric painting, collage. Who is this course for For Beginners -no experience is required- gain confidence...
£24
Tayside - Next course on 25th May 2019
Illustrative Portrait Painting Workshop for adults and youths with Yvonne Stewart Portrait and Pet Painting with Gouache: In this 4 hour workshop you will create a portrait of a person or an animal or pet using gouache. Gouache is a type of paint that shares characteristics of both watercolour and acrylic. Here you will learn the basics of painting with this media and be taught portrait painting techniques, then apply your skills in creating a...