Programme

Hello and thank you for visiting “art CLASS”.

We offer Drawing and Painting Course suitable for all levels.  Various projects are explored on different level of abilities, using a range of disciplines and materials – studio set up, thematic projects, mixed media, etc.

“art CLASS” provides a thorough basis for understanding all drawing and painting elements and principles. Detailed information given on materials and techniques. Students can further develop methods of visual expression and are encouraged to develop a portfolio of work.

Following Joseph Beuys’ moto – “Every human being is an artist” – The ultimate aim of Art Class is to inspire students to realise their full creative potential and make them into artists. Many of our students have taken this path. Some went into a higher education and some now do their practice independently and successfully.


 

Drawing and Painting All Levels

On Tue/Wed/Sat

Suitable for all levels of students.
No formal entry requirements.

You will be given an introductory Power Point Presentation at the beginning of every term.
Each term is focusing on a different topic.
Project hand-outs given and introduction to relevant artists.
Ongoing support is provided through a variety of visual reference material, including hand-outs, slide presentations, artists books and exhibition information.
You will receive regular feedback from the tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate.
There is a group discussion at the end of every session.

In the First half of the course you will be introduced to a wide range of exciting techniques, materials, concepts.
Students are taught through group and individual tuition.
Last 5 weeks are dedicated to students’ individual projects drawn from the first 5 weeks of introduction.

By the end of course you will be able to:
-Create work using different materials and techniques
-Explore diverse approaches to drawing and painting
-Creatively observe and record visual sources
-Carry out research
-Uncover and instigate creative ideas
-Exhibit your final artwork

 

Material included

  • The course provides a wide selection of all materials and all equipment necessary for the completion of tasks and projects
  • You may however need to buy or collect certain materials for your individual need, similarly, your final project requires you to prepare and bring in relevant materials or visual research
  • Canvases are NOT included but can be purchased here or you can bring your own.

 


 

Watercolour Art Club (semi-tutored)

Please note: This is suitable for more experienced, those who are able to work independently within a group setting

Every Wednesday: 2pm – 5pm

Tutor: Introduction to project. Introduction to basic techniques. (power point presentation)
Exploration of the basics: observation skills, colour mixing and techniques
Various still life options available relevant to our term topic.
Tutor: Final project discussion; students to bring 2 photos or objects.
Final project 1. – Individual approach discussed at our previous lesson
Final project 2. – Work at your own pace

All materials and resources included: watercolours, brushes, palettes, stretched high quality watercolour paper, still life, books etc.


WORKSHOPS:

 LINO PRINTING 

Intro and demo by teacher.

Dates to be confirmed….

 

Linocut is a really easy hand-printing technique you can use to create your own wrapping paper, handmade wallpaper, art prints, gift cards and presents.This class will give you the opportunity to design and create wonderful handmade patterns. Suitable for pretty much any skill level and covers all techniques required. Tools, materials and equipment included.

In this class you will learn:  What tools, materials and equipment you need to create linocut patterns; How to carve lino and create different marks, patterns and textures; Basic printmaking techniques; How to form a pattern in a transitional, reflectional, rotating & gliding way

Absolute beginners are welcome!

 

Life Model Sessions (UNTUTORED) 

 

Dates to be confirmed….

 

A great life drawing session in a well equipped studio
Free drawing and painting materials
Free tea and biscuits
Different model each session
Going from short to longer poses as the day progress
Although this is an untutored session, tutor is present to give you warm welcome and to start you of in the first hour of the session


 


Refreshments included

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Biscuits

Other Information

Committed to equal opportunities
We seek to provide an environment in which all individuals are encouraged to achieve their maximum potential

Student absences

If you do not attend your class for 3 consecutive weeks without notifying us for the reason for your absence, you are liable to be withdrawn from the course and your place might be offered to a new student.

Loss of and damage of property

‘art CLASS’ does not accept liability for the loss of or damage to property or clothing sustained by students on the premises used by ‘art CLASS’. Whilst every care is taken to ensure the safety of students’ work, art CLASS regrets that it cannot be held responsible for work left on the premises which is subsequently lost or broken.

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