Creativity for everyone

Experience an independent art-school in the heart of Manchester 

Creative Art Courses, Ancoats, Manchester - rewarding creative learning
Creative Art Courses, Ancoats, Manchester - rewarding creative learning

Creativity for everyone

Experience an independent art-school in the heart of Manchester 

Learning for everyone

Absolute-beginners to experienced artists

Lots of 1:1 teaching

Encouragement + support every step of the way

Inspiring art studio

Draw with lots of different materials

Take steps to follow your dreams

Learn key creative skills to become the artist you’ve dreamed of

Learn with like-minded people

Support and friendship

Contemporary teaching style

Art teaching with a focus on your individuality and creativity

Begin your creative journey

The perfect studio to take your first steps

Drawing, painting, mixed-media + creativity

Learn drawing skills, material techniques and self expression

Inspiring creative projects

Explore and fulfil your creative potential

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Manchester’s leading independent art-school for beginner, intermediate & aspiring artists

Manchester’s leading independent art-school for beginner, intermediate & aspiring artists

Inspirational short courses, flexible classes, and year-long courses

Join us for Drawing, Painting, Mixed-media, Life drawing and Creativity

Resident of AWOL Studios – Manchester’s largest creative hub of artists, designers, and Hope Mill theatre.

Specialists in personalised face-to-face teaching

Leading art-school offering the friendliest Manchester welcome to everyone

Fully equipped art studio overlooking Ancoats and Manchester city centre

Inspirational short courses, flexible classes, and year-long courses

Find your perfect art course

Over 15 options to choose

Inspired and supportive teaching for drawing, painting and mixed-media techniques ideal for beginners and those more experienced

3 options to choose

Fully taught life drawing courses + classes, and peer-led groups for beginners and more experienced drawers

2 option to choose

Suitable for everyone looking for a bespoke private art experience. Either 1:1 or small groups. Online or face-to-face

2 options to choose

Classes to encourage + guide their inspiration and passion for art, in support of their school art curriculum or for a hobby.

Enjoy small group sizes that ensures everyone, at all levels, receive the personal 1:1 tuition and support they need to learn and grow as artists.

Any Questions?

Allow us to help you choose the right course for you

Our Lead Tutor is happy to help

Our focus is your creative learning

Our studio is the perfect place to start your creative journey. With small class sizes of no more than 10 students you can be sure of plenty of 1:1 support.

Enjoy all the benefits from learning in a fully equipped art studio. You can feel confident you are in the best place to learn, progress, and develop as an aspiring artist.

Your creative home from home

Spend time with us in our inspiring Manchester art studio and feel as welcome and relaxed as you would at home. 

Make a mess, experiment and explore your creative side while feeling confident our support and expertise is constantly right by your side – guiding you every step of the way.

This is what our students have to say

“Really interesting.  More educational than I thought it was going to be.  Warm, friendly, clean and light.”
Simon C
I wanted an opportunity to … discover how to be creative. I found it a really good experience + gave a good flavour of different materials and techniques and how to use them. Angela B
“I learned real and useful techniques… how to see what was wrong and how to fix it, and techniques I can replicate…” 
Susan W
“Well worthwhile.  Learned a lot.”
Ruth C

Join us for a real art-school experience

There’s nothing as exciting as the buzz of a real creative art studio

Our tutors are face-to-face teaching specialists experienced at harnessing the power of social group learning while nurturing your individual creative spark.

We teach with ambition so you can create with confidence

Students at Creative Art Courses studio sharing a group creative project together
Experience the excitement of supportive group learning
Students supportively sharing work together showing sketchbooks to each other
Supercharge your confidence during our Show + Share sessions

Just beginning and not sure where to start?

Choose one of the courses or classes below as they are my recommended starting points for your creative journey.

Become the artist you have dreamed of by taking your art to the next level

Begin to draw + paint

Weekend course 2-days

The absolute-beginners guide to starting art, drawing and painting


Art-Elements

The Art Elements

Wed eve course 6-sessions

Key learning about line, tone, form, colour, shape, texture, pattern and composition


Weekly Art Class

WED MORNING CLASS FLEXIBLE BOOKING

Be inspired every week with new art projects every session exploring a variety of materials + techniques