Drawing & Painting Courses in London

Learning to draw can be fulfilling, frustrating, challenging, rewarding and relaxing. We offer drawing courses for the complete beginner, as well as a range of courses to develop your skills - from the use of colour and creating portraits to developing sketchbooks. Our expert tutors will guide and develop your skills and also give you the opportunity to learn from your fellow students. Come and enjoy these popular classes - but hurry, as they do tend to fill up quickly.

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  1. Mindfulness and creativity workshop

    Course Date: Thu 11 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    An opportunity to explore the beauty and simplicity of the ancient practice of mindfulness and how it can help to stimulate and enhance creativity. Through a variety of guided exercises including drawing from observation and the imagination, explore the dynamics of creative process, in terms of accessing creativity and working through common obstacles.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Painting and the creative imagination

    Painting and the creative imagination

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore the role of the imagination in painting and drawing. Develop a toolkit of methods for stimulating, sustaining and enriching your imaginative engagement through a series of guided practical painting and drawing exercises.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £269.00

  3. Art and creative thinking workshop with Rod Judkins

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Art is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable.

    This exciting, one day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of Creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  4. EDAM

    Extended drawing for artists and makers

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 7 Oct 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A multi-disciplinary course that will help broaden your skills and experience. Record, imagine, visualise, transform, narrate and develop through a series of practical projects. This exciting course is designed to help you place drawing at the centre of your chosen artistic discipline.



    This course requires a pre-enrolment application. Please click 'Start Assessment' on the right hand side of this page to start your application.
    Full fee: £1,099.00
    Senior fee: £1,099.00
    Concession: £670.00

  5. Explore colour in painting

    Course Date: Tue 26 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A concise study of colour usage. Investigate colour perception and how colour interacts. Explore a range of observational and expressive painting projects, relate colour theory to practice and develop confidence using colour.  An emphasis on colour mixing using acrylic paint.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

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