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Our arts and crafts classes are great places to be able to learn a new skill and develop your artistic talent in new directions as well as meet and work alongside others with similar interests. Our brilliant tutors are often professional artists who focus on supporting each individual in the class. Photography, jewellery making, textiles and fashion are all subjects we offer, alongside sculpture, practical art and a wide range of crafts.

A Day of Drawing View details

This friendly and relaxed class will provide the opportunity for you to develop drawing skills as well as your knowledge and appreciation of artists work. This course is designed for all levels and abilities with individual guidance from the tutor to develop your ideas in drawing.

Abstract Figure Painting View details

Through a series of activities you will explore ways to create abstract paintings using the human figure as a starting point - but don't worry, you don't need to be able to draw people! We will take a mixed media approach, using inks, watercolours, acrylic plus watercolour pencils, pastels and other media.

Abstract Landscapes in Oils View details

In these sessions, students will work through exploratory drawings for direct energy and freshness, working through ways of getting that equivalent quality into the paint. We will look at the fundamental building blocks of painting such as how to see colour and value relationships, producing value charts/colour wheel and swatches, supported by blocks of painting techniques and developing confidence with oil paints. Inspired by both the land and the sea, students will identify with the subject over the course. You will then bring these exciting studies to the first day of the course providing the impetus for your paintings. This course will explore the possibilities of changing light, colour and mark making. The importance of direction, movement, surface and the function of specific bodily energies. The qualities of what makes a painting will be explored. Working large scale, paintings will become alive and interactive with the spectator.

Abstract Landscapes in Oils View details

In these sessions, students will work through exploratory drawings for direct energy and freshness, working through ways of getting that equivalent quality into the paint. We will look at the fundamental building blocks of painting such as how to see colour and value relationships, producing value charts/colour wheel and swatches, supported by blocks of painting techniques and developing confidence with oil paints. Inspired by both the land and the sea, students will identify with the subject over the course. You will then bring these exciting studies to the first day of the course providing the impetus for your paintings. This course will explore the possibilities of changing light, colour and mark making; the importance of direction, movement, surface and the function of specific bodily energies. The qualities of what makes a painting will be explored. Working large scale, paintings will become alive and interactive with the spectator.

An introduction to Mixed Crafts View details

Students will be introduced to a variety of craft projects celebrating the Autumn months. Projects to include leaf printing, fox pin cushions, twig photo hangers and Halloween banners.

An Introduction to Mixed Media Art View details

A relaxed and friendly course that will combine basic drawing and painting skills with expressive painting, ink drawing and collage techniques. You will be encouraged to experiment with a range of media and to develop your creative response to a variety of themes, enabling you to produce stunning original artworks.

Art and Design: Drawing and Mixed Media View details

The course is structured to learn the many techniques and tips used to create drawings from life and the imagination. You will be introduced to drawing materials and tools and then encouraged to develop personal drawings. The course will also include techniques to create mixed media drawings.

Art by The Sea 1 Term 1 (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 1 (Reaching Our 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 Drawing and Painting View details

Students will be given the opportunity to produce their artwork in a variety of mediums. They will be able to explore and develop their artwork in both drawing and painting while they work through a series of figurative projects.