Online Classes

Painting and Drawing for All: Land, Sea, Ancient, Modern

11 weeks starting 11th Jan 2021

Join me for a diverse and exciting exploration of materials and subject matter on this 11 week online course. We will work within the 4 themes of land, sea, ancient and modern to paint and draw subjects as varied as an octopus and other marine life, a geisha print from Japan and architectural details in the style of Ruskin. Each week I will guide you step by step to complete a project from start to finish via a weekly video and comprehensive written instructions. This allows you to work at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. You will also receive photo references, materials lists and links to relevant artists each week.

Materials covered include; soft pastels, pencil, acrylics, collage, coloured pencils, ink and watercolours. Optional materials; Inktense pencils, rice paper, Quink ink and gold leaf or gold paint.

The course fee also include an optional 4 meetings via zoom to discuss your work within a small group of fellow students and receive tutor feedback. Alternatively you can email me your work to receive written feedback throughout the course.

Starts Monday 11th Jan for 11 weeks

Fee £110 or £88 concession, a £30 deposit secures your place

Book Here

Pick & Mix Videos 

One off video demonstrations

Choose from these one off video demonstrations which you can dip into as and when you choose, each one is like going to an individual class but you can do them at your own pace.
There are wide selection of subjects and media to choose from including galloping horses, a charcoal portrait and a watercolour windmill.
Once you book on an individual demonstration you will receive a link to the specific video or several shorter videos in parts with written instructions and a reference photo. You can watch the video whenever you choose and as often as you like. Once you complete your painting you are welcome to email it to me for feedback if you wish.

£11 or £8 concession per demonstration.

NEW FOR CHRISTMAS 2020! Pick & Mix ‘Sheep in the Snow’

Paint this winter themed piece in acrylics of a flock of sheep in a snowy landscape.

Learn to capture the soft snow and fluffy sheep using dry brush and scumbling techniques as a way to build up fine layers of gauzy paint. You’ll also learn to mix just 3 colours and a white to create all the shades you’ll need for the sheep, snow and winter trees.

This step by step video is in 4 parts; Part 1 Introduction and materials, part 2 starting your painting, part 3 scumbling techniques to create the base layers and part 4 adding detail to the sheep with dry brush techniques.

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£11 Full price   £8 Concession   Book Here

Pick & Mix ‘Charcoal Portrait of Miner’

Draw this expressive portrait of a miner using charcoal. Learn how to draw the correct proportions of the face by creating an ‘arabesque’ and create a range of textural effects and tonal gradations using the wonderfully expressive medium of willow charcoal.

£11 full price or £8 concession Book Here

Pick & Mix ‘Galloping Horses’ in Acrylics

Learn to paint these wild horses galloping towards you with lots of movement to the brush and palette knife work. You will also learn two different drawing techniques to draw the horses in the correct proportions.

Galloping Horses Demo PIece

£11 full price or £8 concession Book Here

Pick & Mix ‘Windmill’ Demonstration

Learn to paint a windmill against a dramatic sky using watercolours and watercolour pencils. You’ll also learn how to use masking fluid and create wet in wet washes to produce this atmospheric scene
Windmill demo Pick & Mix

£11 full price or £8 concession Book Here

Pick & Mix ‘Summer Meadow’ Demonstration

Learn how to paint a Summer Meadow in acrylics. You’ll also learn how to add texture to your paint and use a simple printing technique for the stems.

Finished Demo Piece

£11 full price or £8 concession Book here 

Pick & Mix ‘Bird and Blossom’ Demonstration

Learn to paint beautiful spring blossom and a colourful Blue Tit using wet in wet watercolour techniques.

£11 full price  or £8 concession Book Here