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Youth-teenage after school art class


The After schools art classes for young people and teenagers aged 13-16 years (year 7 – 11) covers everything students need to know to succeed in art at KS3 + KS4 level and prepare them for GCSE and A Level Art.

For young people who love their art, the talented, gifted and enthusiastic, and those determined to excel in their GCSE art and beyond – my young people’s after school art classes will supplement and compliment everything they learn from their dedicated art teachers at school.

Suitable for 13-16 year olds (school year 7-11).
After schools class

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Date: Sept 2017

£14 per session

includes all materials



Places available

Days: Thursday
KS3: 6.30 – 8.00
KS4: 6.30 – 8.30

Tutor: Brian Raymond

  • Essential items to bring
    Pencil: 4B, 6B, 8B or 9B
    Kneadable ‘putty’ rubber
    Drawing paper:
      Winsor & Newton, Medium Surface Cartridge Pad – A3, 220gsm   -or-
      Daler Rowney Fine Grain – heavy weight drawing pad – A3, 200gsm

    Optional items to bring
    Baby wipes (hand cleansing tissues)
    Rag (old cloth) for smudging charcoal or paint when drawing
    Wear old clothes or bring an apron
    Pen and notebook for taking notes during the course

Course structure

Teaching is fully differentiated and suitable for different ages with different project outcomes and expectations for each year group.  This means everyone can work together benefiting and learning from each other’s strengths but still be stretched and challenged to reach their individual potential.

Students will work on creative projects giving them insights into the history of art and important modern and contemporary artists that will give context to the work they create.
Drawing  and observation
Drawing skills are fundamental to developing artistically and all projects will give our young artists the chance to develop their observational and drawing skills.  
Art materials

Students will learn a wide range of art techniques and use a wide range of materials with lots of demonstrations and 1:1 tuition to ensure they learn how to develop their techniques correctly.
Developing a sketchbook alongside final art works is important and students will be encouraged to undertake research and develop creative ideas using individual initiative to showcase their creative ideas – sketchbook techniques will be taught teaching them how sketchbooks are the creative engine that drive artistic ideas forward.

Course info

  • Diaries from previous courses

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  • This is a new course so no testimonial just yet, although I’m positive they’ll be as good as other courses.

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  • Evening Course:
    6.30 – 8.30pm
    Tutor: Brian Raymond

    Teenagers 13 – 16 years old
    (school years 7 – 11)

    Group Size
    Min 6 – Max 10

    Course includes tea, coffee, juice, water & biscuits. 

  • This is a new course so no photos just yet.
    Have a look at the course gallery from my other courses

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  • You are welcome to wait for your child in our communal lounge area down the corridor from my studio while enjoying complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.  

    There are magazines to read and possibly other parents to chat with.


“I have learnt such a lot and enjoyed every minute of the course. I now know I can push my work further and improve.”
Jean M
The Art Elements

What can I expect

The Youth-teenage after school art class is designed to support student’s school-based learning and prepare them for ever greater success as they journey towards their GCSE art exam, and later their A-levels.  The class will offer students opportunities to develop greater technical and creative skills while developing a personal approach to projects.

  • Loads of individual 1:1 tuition, and teaching by demonstration and examples.
  • Teaching that will encourage independence, self-confidence and creativity.
  • Flexibility to explore your own ideas.  
  • Honest and supportive feedback through tutor-led and group ‘critiques’.
  • Encouragement to take chances in a supportive and learning-led environment. 

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