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Acrylic Painting

Tutor John Somerscales
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
October 14th @ £36.00

Our experienced artist and expert tutor will take you on an exploration of acrylic painting techniques such as washes, glazing, blending, impasto, scumbling and sgrafitto.

Students will also look at colour mixing, composition, and how to create a successful picture.

An equipment list will be provided.  

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk


Drawing for All

Tutor Sarah Moncrieff
Saturday 10:00 - 13:00
November 18th or March 10th @ £25.00

Sarah is an experienced artist and expert tutor.  Spend a morning with her learning and improving your drawing. Suitable for both absolute beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills.  The course will look at drawing techniques such as different media, tone, mark making, scale, composition and perspective.

Please bring sketching paper (A3), pencils and a rubber.  All other materials will be provided.

www.sarahmoncrieffpaintings.co.uk

www.sarahmoncrieff.co.uk


Drawing with Confidence

Tutor John Somerscales
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
October 14th @ £36.00

In this workshop we will look at how to construct and render objects accurately, explore different media and techniques and experiment with mark-making and shading, plus lots more. An equipment list will be provided.

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk


Drawing for Beginners

Tutor Sarah Moncrieff
Mondays 12:30 - 14:00
September 25th, 10 weeks @ £70.00

This course is the perfect opportunity for those who have always wanted to try drawing but felt they need some guidance. Sarah will introduce students to the basic principles and techniques of drawing using a variety of media and students will work from still life and images. No previous skills necessary.

It will include the opportunity to use pencil and charcoal and consider composition, tone and mark making.

Students need to bring paper and pencils to the first session. An equipment list will be available from the tutor at the first class.

If you would like to know more about Sarah her websites are:

www.sarahmoncrieffpaintings.co.uk

www.sarahmoncrieff.co.uk


Life Drawing

Tutor Pete Ross
Wednesdays 19:15 - 21:15
September 27th, 10 weeks @ £110.00
January 17th, 10 weeks @ £110.00

A class for beginners and improvers, who enjoy drawing from life.  This friendly and relaxed class will really give you the chance to develop your drawing and painting skills with professional artist and experienced tutor, Pete Ross.  

Cost includes model fee.

www.peterrossart.co.uk


Painting For Beginners

Tutor Sarah Moncrieff
Mondays 12:30 - 14:00
January 22nd, 9 weeks @ £63.00

This course is the perfect opportunity for those who have always wanted to try painting but felt they need some guidance. Sarah will introduce students to the basic principles and techniques of drawing using a variety of media and students will work from still life and images. No previous skills necessary.

Students will consider colour theory, how to develop a painting and achieving perspective and distance through colour, paint and brush mark using acrylic paint.

Students need to bring paper and pencils to the first session. An equipment list will be available from the tutor at the first class.

If you would like to know more about Sarah her websites are:

www.sarahmoncrieffpaintings.co.uk

www.sarahmoncrieff.co.uk


Painting Using Special Effects 

Tutor John Somerscales
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
March 10th @ £36.00

Suitable for people with some previous knowledge of watercolour, this workshop will explore the use of various materials and mediums such as wax, cling film and salt to create magical effects for use in your paintings. An equipment list will be provided.

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk


Picture Making Skills

Tutor John Somerscales
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
February 3rd @ £36.00

This workshop is designed for those who have some experience of painting or drawing in any medium. We will look at ways of putting your skills to best use to create an interesting and exciting picture. We will consider such aspects as subject matter, composition, tonal range, colour and movement. Bring your own choice of paints or drawing materials plus a selection of your favourite photographs.

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk


Watercolour Painting – Beginners

Tutor John Somerscales
Thursdays 13:45 - 15:15
September 28th, 10 weeks @ £70.00
January 25th, 9 weeks @ £63.00
April 19th, 6 weeks @ £42.00

These sessions will provide the beginner with an opportunity to explore the basic skills and techniques in a friendly and informative environment.  Guidance will also be given on choosing and using the right equipment.

Equipment is not provided but a materials list will be sent to students.

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk


Watercolour Painting – Improvers

Tutor John Somerscales
Thursdays 15:30 - 17:00
September 28th, 10 weeks @ £70.00
January 25th, 9 weeks @ £63.00
April 19th, 6 weeks @ £42.00

Develop your skills with a professional artist - cost includes demonstration.  On this course, we will look at more sophisticated ways of using the medium to produce lively and interesting pictures.  We will also spend time considering the essential skills of picture-making, such as the choice of subject matter, composition, tonal range and colour harmony.

Equipment is not provided but a materials list will be sent to students.

www.jdsomerscales.co.uk