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Our art courses vary from drawing and painting, paper making and mosaic through to raising your confidence through creativity. Tutors encourage students to present and share their work, engage in group discussion and develop critiquing skills.

Art & Mindfulness 4 View details

Improve or start afresh with drawing and painting techniques working in a reflective way you will develop your concentration skills and a deeper awareness of colour, shape , pattern and light movement around you.This is an introduction and revision of painting skills; you can explore your emotions as you learn to mix and control use of colour to make harmonies or contrasts. Also enjoy meeting others, making friendships and painting together in a relaxed way. Develop art work from still life and also personal themes with one to one support from your tutor as well as a tool box of skills to take away and work independently. Use watercolour in an expressive way and explore techniques including wet into wet and making textural effects, glazing and building up with colour. This is a practical course with reference to the work of other artists as well to stimulate techniques for different themes and incorporate into your own art work. This course is for people attending St Charles Cafe.

Art and Craft the Multicultural Way View details

We will investigate the arts and crafts of a chosen culture through looking at slides, books and actual artefacts where possible. You will then make your own arts or crafts work influenced in some way by what you have learnt. The influence may be more or less subtle. The range of media we have to hand is quite large, including normal drawing and painting materials, many textile materials, clay, printing materials. You will receive help from the tutor in developing your ideas and in technical matters. You can use media with which you are familiar or try something new. The group is very supportive of its members and everyone shares ideas.

Art and Place View details

The course aims to introduce students the ways in which contemporary artists explore and respond to places and spaces. We shall do this using: rapid sketching, frottage as documentation, psychogeographic focus exercises, collaborative drawing and installation.

Art by the Sea 1 Term 3 (Reaching Out Programme) View details

This course gives students the opportunity to experiment with a range of materials and complete a number of exciting projects in art including landscape painting, portraiture and a personal project. In a highly supportive environment, students are given practical advice on colour mixing; the use of tone to create three dimensions and encouraged to explore a wide range of approaches in art so that they may find their own individual style.

Art By the Sea 2 Term 2 (Reaching Out Programme) View details

This course gives students the opportunity to experiment with a range of materials and complete a number of exciting projects in art including landscape painting, portraiture and a personal project. In a highly supportive environment, students are given practical advice on colour mixing; the use of tone to create three dimensions and encouraged to explore a wide range of approaches in art so that they may find their own individual style.

Art for All View details

Come along and learn painting and drawing skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The course is suitable for beginners or those who would like to further develop their painting and drawing skills. Designed with themed sessions that will enable you to explore effective techniques, materials and equipment at your own pace and level of experience. If you prefer, individual projects can also be undertaken within the course. The tutor will support you to develop the skills required to complete your chosen subject area and create an effective piece of artwork. You will be able to learn about different approaches to painting and drawing, how to observe and capture the essence of what you are looking at, the characteristics of painting and drawing media, and most of all, develop your own individual creative style. Join us and enjoy the pleasure of painting and drawing!

Art for All View details

This friendly and relaxed class will provide the opportunity for you to develop your painting and drawing skills as well as your knowledge and appreciation of art. This course is designed for all levels and abilities with individual guidance from the tutor to develop your own interests and projects.

Art for All View details

Come along and learn painting and drawing skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The course is suitable for beginners or those who would like to further develop their painting and drawing skills. Designed with themed sessions that will enable you to explore effective techniques, materials and equipment at your own pace and level of experience. If you prefer, individual projects can also be undertaken within the course. The tutor will support you to develop the skills required to complete your chosen subject area and create an effective piece of artwork. You will be able to learn about different approaches to painting and drawing, how to observe and capture the essence of what you are looking at, the characteristics of painting and drawing media, and most of all, develop your own individual creative style. Join us and enjoy the pleasure of painting and drawing!

Art for All View details

The course will allow students to gain confidence in painting, developing and improving individual styles. Initially the emphasis will be on working with 'Brusho'. A water-soluble pigment, that comes in powder form. The colours are intense and often unpredictable because speckles of other colours often appear in the main colour. There will be exercises to enable students to practise techniques. These include sprinkling and spritzing directly onto wet or dry paper and also using as a palette mixed paint and worked similar to traditionally watercolour. We will also be using other products such as salt and granular medium for special effects. Information sheets, demonstrating these methods will be available. All art materials and subject matter will be provided and students can bring their own. There will be images from current artists, to inspire and inform the students' own work. Advice will be available for framing completed works.

Art for All View details

This friendly and relaxed class will provide the opportunity for you to develop your painting and drawing skills as well as your knowledge and appreciation of art. This course is designed for all levels and abilities with individual guidance from the tutor to develop your own interests and projects.