I started Creative Art Courses in 2010 and have enjoyed seeing my studio grow and flourish. 
I started teaching art and design to adults in 1997, that’s over 20 years ago! Before starting Creative Art Courses I taught adult education classes across Greater Manchester. 
Now, in my own teaching studio I can focus on teaching the things I love in a way I really believe is best for adult learning. 

Love teaching art

I am passionate about teaching art. I have a love for the subject and for inspiring people to greater creativity.

“Being an artist requires us to find our voice and express our uniqueness and individuality.”

Teaching ethos

My teaching is designed to guide you towards reaching your goal 
of being a creative confident independent artist.

“Being an artist requires us to find our voice and express our uniqueness and individuality.”

As artists, we are always keen to develop our technical skills in the craft of drawing and painting – and rightly so.  But how much time do we devote to developing and nurturing our creative skills as artists?  You need both to truly develop as an independent artist.

Key Focus

Courses focus on 3 aspects of being an artist

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Core drawing + observational skills
Master the technical challenges of observation
Draw with accuracy and detail

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Materials + techniques
Enjoy a wide variety of materials
Develop a rich and vibrant visual language

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Creativity + self-expression
Nurture your creativity
Develop your own artistic style

Courses are designed to teach
Creativity and Technical skills together – hand in glove.

Think about it!
Technical skill on its own, is not the pot of gold you hope to find at the end of the rainbow.
Learning how to make satisfying, personal and expressive artwork – probably is.

A bit of the legal stuff

I’ve tried to keep it as straight-forward, clearly explained, and short as possible!

Read the T+C’s

Read our policy documents

Fundraising for Kidneys for Life

I have started supporting Kidneys for Life and will be raising funds on their behalf, by holding events from time to time.  
A BIG thank you to all my students and supporters who are helping me raise funds.  Your support is much appreciated.

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Kidneys for Life raises money for The Manchester Institute of Nephrology and Transplantation (MINT), the renal medicine and transplantation, research and development arm within the Manchester Royal Infirmary, to support their pioneering work.


via Virgingiving.com

CHARITY NO: 505256

Kidneys for Life
Renal Unit
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
M13 9WL

T: 0161 276 6671
E: fundraiser: kidneysforlife.org