In-Person - Visual Arts Summer 2021
Seascapes in Oils
As of June, I will start the classes up again but am only allowed five people in the house. You will each have your own table to work on, with plenty of space. The tables and facilities will be sanitised between groups.
I will not be providing refreshments, please bring your own.
Cost - £45 for the three sessions.
|Morning. Times 10 – 12||Afternoon. Times 1 – 3|
The theme will be seascapes in oils. The first week we will do some small studies, to ease ourselves back in, and the following next two weeks we will work on a morning sunrise over the sea.
Materials guidance for each session, or similar.
Oil Paints – Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Cadmium red light, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Viridian, Black and White.
Painting mediums – linseed oil and turpentine, and white spirit are traditional mediums.
More environmentally friendly alternatives can be found in this link. https://seattleartistleague.com/2018/04/24/sampling-non-toxic-oil-paint-mediums
Brushes - Bristle brushes: square and round ended. Approx. size ½ “
Soft-hair brushes: small and medium flat and pointed.
Metal Palette Knife trowel shape.
Palette - Grease prove paper for palette or a disposable palette.
Support - Four small canvases or boards for the studies, approx. 5” square.
One canvas for the morning seascape, size and dimensions your choice.
Cardboard box to take your paintings home in. Rags.
Please email to book firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do ask if you have any questions.
Online Visual Arts Autumn 2020
Working from Nature with an interesting variety of media.
Every two weeks you will receive an exciting link to the online YouTube tutorial via email with demonstrations and tips, giving you plenty of time to complete.
I will send a simple equipment list to you that you will need for the entire course and the course content when you sign up, so you can prepare yourself. The subjects are Natural Objects, and I have created it so they should be easy for you to obtain or similar.
Wk1 9/9/20 En Plein Air / Coloured pencils
Wk2 23/9/20 Still Life, cut flowers / Pen and Ink
Wk3 7/10/20 Contrasting Textures, Natural Objects / Chalk Pastels
Wk4 4/11/20 Observational Insights, Seed Pods, Water-soluble pencils, and water-soluble graphite.
Wk5 18/11/20 Autumn Delight, drawn marks and watercolour washes.
Wk6 2/12/20 Observational details, Log basket, pencil drawing.
You can send me your work at any time for discussion via my email email@example.com or on WhatsApp 07751277409
Designed to give you a focus going into the winter months. Please do ask if you would like more information.
Online Course £35 for 6 weeks, book via my email.
Classes Below cancelled due to COVID19
Suitable for mixed abilities, covering a wide range of subjects and mediums.
Runs term times in my Donnington Studio on Wednesdays during the day. Ten sessions in a term.
Two sessions per day 10 – 12.30pm and 1.30 – 4pm. £155 per term
Mixed Media course has in the past covered drawing, oil painting, watercolours, pastels, mixed media, clay, sculpture, printing, working outside, life drawing and visiting Galleries. The class lasts for two and half hours with refreshments.
I am versatile in my approach to teaching art and am able to adapt to various standards within a class. Therefore, the below is just a guide and I am always interested to hear your suggestions.
- Small classes held in my home studio.
- Friendly, fun and informative.
- Individual attention to suit differing abilities.
- Adults and young adults with a genuine interest.
- Qualified experienced tutor in adult learning, & exhibiting artist.
Below are a selection of students work