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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Course Date: Sun 29 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a brief introduction to acrylic painting techniques and the use of materials. Explore a practical approach to painting, including colour mixing, layering, glazing and application. For those with little or no painting experience.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £129.00
Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe fundamentals of painting are as important for the beginner as they are for the more experienced artist. This course will be an in depth focus on brushwork, how to improve your mark making and develop fluency in the mediums of acrylic and oil paint.Full fee: £119.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £73.00
Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetOnce you have learnt some basic skills in this fascinating medium you are ready for the next step - to experiment with new techniques to create more exciting work.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £213.00
Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCome and learn about primary, secondary and tertiary watercolour mixing. The emphasis will be on the different watercolour techniques used for painting still life compositions on both a small and a larger scale.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £213.00
Course Date: Mon 7 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore a range of materials and approaches to develop your accuracy and creative potential in observational drawing. Building on your previous experience, learn to manipulate composition, surface and mark to create dynamic, expressive drawings.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £213.00
Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteThis 2-day course is an opportunity to explore pastels &/or pencil drawing methods for landscape drawing in autumn colours, through working in two different London locations.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a brief introduction to watercolour painting techniques and materials. Explore how watercolour paints and mediums work, and get advice from our expert tutor on the use of the different brushes and paper preparation. For those with little or no watercolour painting experience.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA 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. EDAM Handbook
EDAM Archive.Full fee: £999.00Senior fee: £999.00Concession: £609.00
Course Date: Sat 12 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf you’ve some painting experience already, a great opportunity to explore colour and light in paint, using either oils or acrylics, with expert tutor guidance and reference to Morandi’s work.Full fee: £279.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £170.00
Course Date: Tue 15 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBe inspired by the glorious colours in nature on this introductory course. Working in a sketchbook, you will learn to observe and render the colours found in nature. By engaging in a a series of quick exercises and making multiple studies you will build up confidence in using colour and a sketchbook resource to help you progress in the genre.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHow do you develop your ideas from initial sketch or project, and into a considered composition?
On this practical course you will employ a variety of ways to develop your visual ideas, such as working with photographs, collage, projections, subject research, expermentation of materials etc.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to use this fantastic tool, as used by the artist David Hockney, to create, develop and explore visual ideas in the practice of drawing and painting. You will need to bring your own iPad and a copy of the Brushes application.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Sun 20 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop a painting from the life model using the timeless qualities of oil paint. A structured course to build skills towards making a convincing portrait.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn 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.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore the potential of light and shade in art to create dramatic effects in drawing. Make a still life come alive through the play of contrast and cast shadows.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
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