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Workshops for Adults

‭Each week during term time we offer a selection of visual art workshops for adults where you can enjoy tuition from professionals in a relaxed environment.

Autumn 2017 term dates: w/c 11 September - w/c 4 December | Half term w/c 23 October

You can book workshops in two blocks of six weeks each. To secure your place for the full term, please book both blocks in advance.

Try Before You Buy – if you are a new participant, come along and try your first session for free. If you decide to return, you’ll pay for the session with the rest of the term. Subject to availability.

Please note: you need to bring your own materials to all classes.

Project Sessions

Free Art Space

On Thursday mornings during term time we open up the Art Space for anyone who would like the chance to come and use our materials and equipment for free. A great way to find out if art activities are for you!

 

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Thursdays, 10am – 12.30pm
Essential Skills Sessions

Life Drawing Essentials - Autumn Term

Jules Roper BA £144, £129.60 concessions.

Are you passionate about life drawing? Join Jules in this great opportunity to practice and develop your life drawing techniques and style. In this workshop, you will have the chance to experiment with mark making and media. If you love drawing, you won't want to miss this!

Download the 2017 materials list.

Mondays, 1 - 3pm (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Mondays, 1 - 3pm (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Essential Skills Sessions

Oil Essentials - Autumn Term

£120, £108 concessions

If you are a budding landscape painter, then this weekly workshop is for you! Come along and discover the wonderfully diverse medium of oils, where you will have the chance to experiment with mark making and explore some contemporary landscape artists for inspiration. 

 

Tuesdays, 10am - 12noon (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Tuesdays, 10am - 12noon (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Essential Skills Sessions

Pastels Essentials - Autumn Term

Tutor: Robyn Cheyne £120, £108 concessions (Please note this class will start on Thursday 14 September and then revert to Tuesdays from 19 September)

‭Explore the exciting potential of pastel painting and the range of techniques and styles it encompasses in a fun and informative environment. Join Robyn for a great chance to develop your pastel skills across a wide variety of subjects and themes.

Download the 2017 materials list

Tuesdays, 1pm -3pm (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Tuesdays, 1pm - 3pm (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Essential Skills Sessions

Drawing Essentials - Autumn Term

Tutor: Jules Roper BA £120, £108 concessions

Delve into the wonderful world of illustration in this course that covers the exciting basics of drawing. You will have the chance to explore and experiment with shade and tone, perspective and object forms.

Download the 2017 materials list.

Wednesdays, 10am - 12noon (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Wednesdays, 10am - 12noon (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Essential Skills Sessions

Watercolour Essentials - Autumn Term

Tutor: Nic Cowper £120, £108 concessions

Start your watercolour journey in this introduction to the expressive medium. Get to grips with principles of paint, water and paper and develop your understanding of the wonderful opportunities watercolour offers as well as the limitations of this expressive medium.

Download the 2017 materials list.

Fridays, 10am - 12noon (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Fridays, 10am - 12noon (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Project Sessions

Watercolour Projects - Autumn Term

Tutor: Nic Cowper £120, £108 concessions

Our project sessions give those with a little more confidence the space, time and support to develop their work independently, supported by a tutor.

Stretch your skills and refine your watercolour style through analysis and experimentation. Take a look at your work with a slightly different perspective, try something new and step outside your comfort zone – you’ll find some surprising results…

Download the 2017 materials list

Wednesdays, 1pm - 3pm (1st 6 weeks) Book now
Wednesdays, 1pm - 3pm (2nd 6 weeks) Book now
Project Sessions

Festive Christmas Glass Fusing

Tutor: Kathryn Seal £80, £72 (Try Before You Buy not available)

Learn techniques to design, create and produce your own fused glass Christmas decorations and gifts, including a Christmas tree, robin, snowflake, and wreath decorations, and Christmas garden pot decoration and coaster gifts. You will explore glass cutting, patterns and specialist glass such as Dichroic glass, stringers and frit, as well as being introduced to extended techniques such as glass painting, stencils and glass printing. Please note that the results of firing cannot be predicted and results are normally seen as a pleasant surprise! Each participant will be able to make one festive decoration each week, with additional glass available to purchase from the tutor on the day.

Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 November Book now