Still Life workshop with Yvette

We’re excited to have artist Yvette Coppersmith return with a new workshop – APPROACHES IN STILL LIFE!

Join us for Yvette’s 2 part workshop and learn techniques in sketching and painting from still life.  It begins April 29th, places are limited, for all the details and to book click here!

Monotype and the Figure

Monotype by Degas

We’re really excited for our first printmaking workshop with our new press!

MONOTYPE AND THE FIGURE is being hosted by artist Erika Gofton and master printer Adrian Kellett.  It’s on the 22nd of April, it’s going to be a wonderful one day intensive introduction to the beauty of mono printing.

Places are limited, book your place HERE.

Grant writing for artists

Our next workshop in our WHAT I WISH I LEARNED AT ART SCHOOL series is GRANT WRITING with Melinda Martin, the Director of Linden New Art!

We’re really lucky to have Melinda join us and it’s a fantastic opportunity to get grant writing advice from an arts professional.

It’s on April 7th 1-3pm, places are limited, for all the details and to book please CLICK HERE.

Art, creativity and procrastination

Following on from our conversations on Saturday in our What I Wish I Learned at Art School workshop, here are some of our favourite books about art, creativity and procrastination!
Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
We’re always on the look out for new books to read so let us know if you have any other recommendations!

Open Studio sessions in Term 2

Registrations are now open for Term 2 OPEN STUDIO sessions!
The Open Studio class gives you the opportunity to use The Art Room as YOUR studio! You will work independently but with guidance, support and advice and mentoring from tutor Erika Gofton. With lots of space and light you will have your own full size table and easel and use of other equipment available if needed.
You can choose from 3 session times – 9:30am-12pm / 12:30-3pm / 6-9pm. Term 2 begins Tuesday 17th April, places are limited, for all the details and to book go CLICK HERE!

Term 2 – Foundation Drawing

Our FOUNDATION DRAWING course returns in Term 2 but please note that the night session has booked out and there’s only a couple of places left for the morning session.

It begins Monday 16th of April and runs for 7 weeks.  The course accommodates for complete beginners through to more experienced artist wishing to revisit the fundamentals of drawing.  Students will work with practical exercises so that they develop their understanding and skills in a logical and achievable way.

For all the details and to book CLICK HERE.

This week’s Life Drawing

CASUAL LIFE DRAWING is on this Wednesday 7:30 – 9:30pm and Saturday 10am – 12pm!

Please note these sessions often book out so please reserve your easel HERE.