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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.

A Journey Through Watercolour View details

A staged or step by step procedure showing students how to compose, draw and paint a series of varied subjects. Working from provided photographs, students own source material and photocopied handouts. How to build up a painting in stages, how to include props and simplify complex subjects. Plenty of tips and advice on watercolour method and technique demonstrated at the easel with useful advice given throughout. Individual attention when needed as well as group discussion about ideas styles and approaches. A comfortably paced course within a warm friendly atmosphere.

Acrylic & Watercolour Landscapes View details

The tutor will demonstrate various aspects of painting, covering areas such as skies, trees, water and more with development of tone, form and colour mixing. With 1 to 1 tuition from the tutor the student can build up their own version. Mediums used will be watercolour and acrylic. Developing ones own painting is very much encouraged. As the course progresses, personal feelings about the landscape around you will develop, you will see the world around you differently. This spark inside of you that makes you want to paint, will be kindled and, meeting each week with others who also have this spark, it will develop with friendships and your art will grow. Tutor comment ; 'Many,many years ago a tutor told me I had a gift, an extraordinary compliment. Over the years I have had real pleasure from helping others and I also like to think that I am repaying my tutor for seeing this spark in me'. You can see our tutors own paintings on www.joehush.co.uk

Acrylic landscapes View details

The tutor will demonstrate various aspects of painting, covering areas such as skies, trees, water and more with development of tone, form and colour mixing. With 1 to 1 tuition from the tutor the student can build up their own version. Medium used will be acrylic. Developing ones own painting is very much encouraged. As the course progresses, personal feelings about the landscape around you will develop, you will see the world around you differently. This spark inside of you that makes you want to paint, will be kindled and, meeting each week with others who also have this spark, it will develop with friendships and your art will grow. Tutor comment ; 'Many,many years ago a tutor told me I had a gift, an extraordinary compliment. Over the years I have had real pleasure from helping others and I also like to think that I am repaying my tutor for seeing this spark in me'. You can see our tutors own paintings on www.joehush.co.uk

An Introduction to the Earth View details

An introductory elemental look at the earth, discussing and being inspired by it's natural and simple weather systems.

An Introduction to Watercolours View details

Facilitated by local artist Caris Jackson through a series of practical demonstrations and varied activities. Come and brush up on your art skills by learning the techniques and the joy of using watercolours. Focusing on creating textures, applying the paint, mark making and the importance of your brushes and paper choices. All in a supportive and friendly environment.

Animation View details

Animation workshops are a fantastic way to engage, empower, educate and inspire people of all ages and abilities and allow you to creatively express your ideas while learning many invaluable skills. A great opportunity to learn everything you need to know about making an animation using traditional techniques. The workshops are unique as they aim to de-mystify the animation process and a supportive environment is offered where you can develop and explore ideas and be inspired to animate. On this new workshop you will develop three methods of early animation. With the help and guidance of your tutor you will develop ideas, characters and stories and transform them into moving images through animation techniques of thaumatropes, flipbooks, also building and creating an animation for your very own zoetrope.

Art View details

The Course involves several subjects using different art materials and different techniques and refers to familiar and unknown artists The first week will involve sketching in graphite and pencil and then learning to use pen and ink and brush and ink on the subject of 'Community ' -a social group or even a bee hive , insects, animals. The next subject is 'Harvest' in watercolours to make a small vignette to learn brush skills with water and colour . These will be combined into a larger piece of work . The next topic is 'Barns' to learn how to apply acrylic or oils in your own composition to see the effects of colour mixing for different tones that create atmosphere. Lastly pastels will be used for a seasonal picture 'Christmas Spirit 'open to imaginative or traditional interpretation , learning about use of pastels, layering, scratching 'graffito ' and 'take out 'techniques

Art View details

This improvers’ course will give you opportunities to practise different techniques using several mediums so developing confidence in applying these to your own work. You will learn how to evaluate your own and others work in order to develop. You will have the opportunity to exhibit your work in a local art gallery and venue.

Art View details

This improvers’ course will give you opportunities to practise different techniques using several mediums so developing confidence in applying these to your own work. You will learn how to evaluate your own and others work in order to improve. You have the opportunity to exhibit your work in a local art gallery and venue.

Art View details

This improvers’ course will give you opportunities to practise different techniques using several mediums so developing confidence in applying these to your own work. You will learn how to evaluate your own and others work in order to improve. You have the opportunity to work collaboratively on art projects within the local community and to exhibit your work in a local art gallery and venue.