Weekly Art Classes

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The weekly classes cover a wide range of media  including charcoal, pastel, ink, watercolour and acrylics and explore everything from still life to landscapes to portraits. They aim to be enjoyable, friendly and supportive with regular demonstrations and one to one guidance. We also undertake occasional gallery visits and sketch trips and students have the opportunity to display work in informal class exhibitions from time to time.  Please use the contact form below to get in touch if you are interested.

New dates for the Summer term will be posted soon. The next block will start the week of 29th April 2019. 

There are still places on the Acrylics for the Terrified course coming up in March.


Acrylics for the Terrified

5 weeks starting 8th March @ The Art House, 8 Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ

This 5 week introduction to acrylics is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to learn from scratch. We will start with basic techniques in the form of a sample sheet and move on to creating several step by step pieces including a landscape and still life.

Over the 5 weeks you will

  • Create a sample sheet of techniques
  • Learn to mix colours and vary paint consistency
  • Build up light and shade on objects to create modelling
  • Learn how to add glazes and texture mediums into acrylic paints
  • Create finished acrylic landscapes and still life

All materials provided. You will be required to bring in various simple items to paint such as fruit and crockery. You may wish to work on a small canvas for the final session which will be an additional small cost but is optional.

Visit The Art House website for more info and to book http://www.arthousesheffield.co.uk/art-courses/

Fridays 10-12am.  £70


Drawing and Painting for Beginners & Improvers – fully booked

12 weeks starting 10th January 2019 @ Ranmoor Parish Centre, 5 Ranmoor Park Road, Sheffield, S10 3GX

This class will introduce you to a variety of drawing and painting techniques.  Learn how to draw accurately, discover how to use watercolours to create atmospheric washes and begin to explore the vast possibilities of acrylics. This term we will begin to tackle the human head as well as landscape, flowers and animals. Whether you are a complete beginner or have ‘dabbled’ before but would like more tuition, this is an enjoyable, relaxed and informative course.

(Please note there will be a 2 week break at half term on 21st & 28th Feb)

Thursdays 2.00- 4.00pm    £144


Drawing and Painting for Improvers – fully booked

12 weeks starting 7th January 2019 @ St.Andrews Church Hall, Nether Edge. S11 9AL

This popular and lively class will be covering a wide range of media this term including charcoal and soft pastels, watercolour, inks and acrylics. Subjects will range from figures in the landscape to mediterranean archways to the garden shed and much more! Some experience of painting or drawing an advantage but lots of support and guidance given throughout with regular demonstrations and opportunities to follow your own ideas too.

(Please note there will be a 2 week break at half term on 18th & 25th Feb)

Monday 2.30-4.30pm    £120


Drawing for the Terrified  Part I – fully booked

6 weeks starting 7th January 2019 at The Art House, 8 Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ

This 6 week course is for complete beginners and those who feel unconfident in their drawing skills. We will start with the very basics and work step by step to gradually build up skills using a variety of media and techniques

Over the 6 weeks we will cover

  • Techniques to see and draw accurately
  • Rules of perspective
  • Expressive mark making
  • Use of tone to convey light and form
  • Techniques in pencil, ink and charcoal

Visit The Art House webite for more info and to book http://www.arthousesheffield.co.uk/art-courses/

Monday 10-12am.  £84


Watercolours for the Terrified  Part I – fully booked

8 weeks starting 4th March at The Art House, 8 Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ

This  introduction to watercolours is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to learn from scratch. We will start with basic techniques in the form of sample sheets and move on to creating several step by step pieces including a watercolour landscape:

  • Create samples of washes, glazes and other techniques
  • Learn colour mixing and create a colour wheel
  • Use household items to create textures and highlights
  • Create finished watercolour pieces

(Please note that there will be several breaks during the course due to Bank Holidays, School Holidays and Easter so it will finish on 20th May)

Visit The Art House webite for more info and to book http://www.arthousesheffield.co.uk/art-courses/

Monday 10-12am.  £112


Drawing and Painting for Improvers 

This will recommence in April 2019

Revive Church, High Street, New Mills. SK22 4BR

Suitable for those with some experience this course will cover drawing and painting including watercolours, acrylics, pastels, inks and charcoal with a lively and varied programme of subjects.

Wednesdays 9.30 – 11.30am


Drawing and Painting for Improvers 

This will recommence in April 2019

Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Stockport

A lively, friendly and well established group but some places do occasionally become available so please enquire via the form below

Wednesdays 1.15 – 3.45pm


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Students working at the Hazel Grove Class

Painting and Drawing One to One Tuition

If you want to improve your practice even further or want to learn from scratch, I offer tailor made individual sessions either at your own home or my studio in Sheffield. Choose either a one off session to critique and offer advice for developing your work or a series of sessions to focus on an area you want more guidance on. I suggest one hour sessions weekly or fortnightly which cost £35 per hour. For an informal chat please contact me on the form below

 

To contact me directly please email me at info@annamasseyartist.com or complete  the form below

 

 

 

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