Programme

Hello and thank you for visiting “art CLASS”.

 

‘art CLASS London’ is a unique Art Studio based in North London. We run Art Courses for children, teens and young adults aged from 7 to 18yrs old. We also run Adults Classes

 

 

 

DRAWING AND PAINTING 10 WEEKS COURSE FOR 7-11 YEARS OLD

Fun and Educational

 

 

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Timetable:

Monday 4-5.30pm
Tuesday 4-5.30pm
Friday 4-5.30pm

 

Description
 We explore art elements: composition, tone,texture, contrast, colour, pattern, shape.
 We experiment with a wide variety of art mediums such as: acrylics, charcoal, graphite pencils, coloured pencils, pastels, watercolour, ink and collage.
 We learn a variety of techniques: in drawing, painting and printing.
 We are inspired by the work of famous artists.
 We showcase our work and encourage questions and discussion at the end of each lesson.
 We are proud of what we do!


 

 

 

DRAWING AND PAINTING 10 WEEKS COURSE 12-16 YEARS OLD

 

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Working towards an Art GCSE can be daunting; our art lessons help pre- GCSE and GCSE students with techniques that build up their sketchbooks to create structured, well-formed
coursework.

Timetable:

Monday 6-8pm
Tuesday 6-8pm

 

Description
 Each term, Young Artists will be introduced to the technical and theoretical aspects of a specific theme, which will be supported with a still life appropriate to the theme.
 To inspire you, we will at look at the work of modern and contemporary artists.
 Our structured approach starts with the drawing skills: proportion, measurement, perspective, ellipses, size, scale, etc. We explore a variety of drawing media: pencils, graphite, charcoal, colour pencils, soft and oil pastels.
 Followed by exploration of a various painting techniques, using painting mediums such as:
ink, gouache, acrylic, and watercolour.
 We also introduce students to mono-printing and lino printing. Printing is a fun and fast way
of filling your sketchbook!
Tutor will set up an individual work plan for students who work on a school project.

 

Topics Covered
 Artist case studies
 Observational drawing/exploring scale
 Fine art materials and processes
 Mark making
 Abstract
 Idea generation
 Developing a fine art project
At the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of the processes and materials used in fine art. You will have developed your confidence in expressing and visualising your ideas.

 


 

YOUNG ADULTS 16 + PORTFOLIO BUILDING – DRAWING AND PAINTING 10 WEEKS COURSE

 

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Particularly useful to those who have recently completed a GCSE in art and design, or those studying art at ‘A’ of ‘AS’ level and students aiming to apply for study art and design at foundation or graduate level.

Timetable:

Thursday 6-8pm

 

Description
 This evening art class is the perfect way to extend your drawing and painting skills, explore new concepts and innovative research.
 Build your art and design portfolio step-by-step to create a clear and confident portfolio.
 All levels are welcome, including beginners, pre-foundation and graduate.
 Each term a new theme will be introduced.
 A stimulating range of subjects, materials and approaches will be utilised, including: still life and figure painting.
 You’ll then explore expressive possibilities across a range of media, including graphite, charcoal, pastels, ink, paint, collage, print, etc.
 You will be asked to research your surroundings by photographing, drawing and
making collage.
 You will be encouraged to turn that research into wonderful ideas and concepts towards the
creation of outstanding works of art.
 All your ideas and findings will be narrowed down and clear threads will start to emerge.
This will establish the direction that your project will take.
 With the aid of one-to-one advice and group tutorials, you will really examine and push your work to maximise results.
 We will get the opportunity to explore professional portfolios to consider different ways of getting your research into your sketchpad or presentation of choice.
Possible Topics
 Observational drawing and research
 Textural and Line drawing
 Preparing surfaces
 Self-portrait
 Collecting visual source material
 Transposing, transforming, drawing
 Mood boards and mixed media work
 A session with life model (male or female)
By the end of the course you should have a full body of work. This will hopefully be the beginning of a continuing process of development of your portfolio.
Half term and School holidays workshops
To be confirmed at the later date.

 


Other Information

 

Please note:
 All classes are aligned with schools half term times.
 The safety and security of your kids is our utmost priority.
 Maximum 10 students per art class.
 All tutors delivering children’s class are CRB checked.
 Our tutors have extensive experience in using varied techniques and highly developed interpersonal skills to support people in realising their learning goals and projects.

 

 

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

 

 

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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