Online Classes

Painting and Drawing for All: Natural Forms, Leisure Time, A British Summer 

A few places still available for the ‘in person’ class at Hazel Grove, Stockport starting Wed 19th May 2021. Sorry all other ‘in person’ classes are now fully booked.

11 week course, 19th April – 5th July 2021 (half term 7th June)

The Summer Term course will have 3 themes; Natural Forms, Leisure Time and Summer Holidays. This gives us the opportunity to explore plants, birds, landscapes, figures, portraits and still life. There will also be a diverse range of materials including watercolour, ink, soft pastel, charcoal and acrylics.

Due to government restrictions gradually easing, ‘in person’ classes can resume from May 17th. Therefore there are 3 ways to take part, either completely online, partly online and partly ‘in person’ or just ‘in person’. Please see the 3 options below for more details on each.


OPTION 1

Online course
Complete all 11 weeks online via a weekly video, written instructions and photo references. Includes 3 group feedback sessions via Zoom or feedback by email.

Fee £110 / £88 concession

£30 Deposit  Book Here


OPTION 2

Part online, part ‘in person’ class
First 4 weeks online  and then 7 weeks in the venue with face to face teaching from week starting 17th May.
Online section includes a feedback session via Zoom. For the ‘in person’ section please choose which time and venue you want to attend from the options below.

Times and Venues
Monday 2 – 4pm St. Andrews Hall, Nether Edge, Sheffield
Wednesday 9.30 – 11.30am Revive Church Hall, New Mills
Wednesday 1.30 – 3.30pm Hazel Grove Methodist Church Hall, Stockport
Thursday 10 – 12am Ranmoor Parish Centre, Sheffield

Fee £124 / £102 concession
You can also continue receiving the videos once you return to classes for a small extra cost of £14 for the 7 sessions.                            


OPTION 3

‘In person’ class
7 weeks in the venue with face to face teaching from week starting 17th May. This means you will take part in the soft pastels and acrylics sections of the course (weeks 5 – 11) Choose which time and venue you want to attend from the options below

Times and Venues
Monday 2 – 4pm St. Andrews Hall, Nether Edge, Sheffield – fully booked
Wednesday 9.30 – 11.30am Revive Church Hall, New Mills – fully booked
Wednesday 1.30 – 3.30pm Hazel Grove Methodist Church Hall, Stockport – a few places still available
Thursday 10 – 12am Ranmoor Parish Centre, Sheffield – fully booked

Fee £84 / £70 concession


How to book
For option 1 the online only course, you can pay by clicking on the link. 
For options 2 & 3 due to limited numbers at the venues please email me first and once your place has been confirmed I will send details of how to pay your £30 deposit. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis so please don’t delay!    info@annamasseyartist.com


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.


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.
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£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