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Art Classes Leeds

Looking for Art Classes in Leeds?
Why not consider Creative Art Courses in Manchester?

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High quality art courses and drawing classes for beginners to experienced artists and those of you yet to try

My art classes, drawing classes, and creative art courses are inspirational,
wonderfully challenging, and definitely rewarding. 
Expand your horizons beyond Leeds and treat yourself
to a creative weekend in Manchester.

My studio is based within easy access of the city centre, 
and walking distance from a quality budget hotel. 

  • My courses are suitable for everyone.  But why?

    Mixed ability classes are dynamic and offer increased learning opportunities.   
    Beginners are inspired by watching more experienced learners.
    Experienced learners build self confidence by sharing their knowledge and skills.

    Streamed classes can put a ‘glass ceiling’ on your learning and limit what you learn. 
    You want to learn skills and techniques specific to your interests?
    You learn in a way that suits you, at your own pace, in your own way.

    Streamed classes may limit your ability to make unexpected leaps in your knowledge and skills.
    Learning can be intuitive with leaps in understanding and ability happening all the time.  
    A lot of learning takes place when learners watch and share among themselves

    Adult learners bring a life time of skills and experience.  This can’t be streamed.
    Streaming only works when a tutor knows the learners. I have not met most of you before so it is impossible for me to use the ‘streaming method’ of planning courses – even if I wanted to.

     This is why – We draw. We learn.  Have fun – together.


Join us in Manchester?
If you’re looking for art classes in Leeds and can’t find an art class you like, why not travel from Leeds to Manchester to experience one of Creative Art Courses’ many inspirational art classes, drawing courses and workshops.

Artist-led Classes
Expand your selection beyond the variety of art classes in Leeds: Creative Art Courses offer you a wide range of independent artist-led art classes, drawing courses and workshops.  My art classes offer you an alternative to the range of art classes in Leeds.  You will experience a quality learning opportunity that will enable you to improve your drawing and painting and return to any of your regular art classes in Leeds with added inspiration, new skills and techniques.

Beginner – Intermediate – Experienced
Everyone is welcome



  • High quality teaching to nurture your creative spirit, actively encouraging you to find and develop your own artistic voice.
  • Your learning and artistic self-confidence lies at the heart of every art course I have planned.
  • Art courses and drawing classes designed around your needs as a developing artist.
  • Skills and techniques that provide the springboard to your future artistic independence can be learnt on all my drawing classes.
  • All ability levels are welcome on all my art courses and drawing classes.  My teaching suits all ability levels.

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Leeds Art gallery Listings

Leeds Art Gallery

The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 3AA

Opening times
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 – 17:00. 
Wednesday: 10:00 – 17:00. 
Thursday: 10:00 – 17:00. 
Friday: 10:00 – 17:00. 
Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00. 
Sunday: 12:00 – 16:00. 

Stroll around the Gallery’s collections of paintings and sculptures and be amazed by outstanding art by exciting artists.  Enjoy tea and refreshments in the Tiled Hall Café or ‘Brew’ bar and buy inspirational books and gifts in the Gallery shop.  Leeds Art Gallery, West Yorkshire, houses a collection of 20th-century British Art.  It is recognised by the British government as a collection “of national importance”. Its collection also includes 19th-century and earlier art works.  

The gallery has 9 sites across Leeds including Abbey House Museum, Discovery centre, Kirkstall abbey, Leeds City museum, Leeds Industrial Museum, and Lotherton Hall.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 4LG

Opening times
Open daily except 24 & 25 December
Check website for seasonal changes.

The only one of its kind, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, experienced and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year.

Explore open-air displays by some of the world’s finest artists, enjoy fascinating exhibitions throughout four stunning galleries, be inspired by the natural beauty of an historic estate, and get involved in a dynamic line up of events and activities

Student Quote

“Loved it! you’ve shown me a different way to approach art and my creativity.  I feel as if you’ve opened up in me a new way of seeing things.”
Donna B | Improve your Drawing

Art Classes Leeds

Student Quotes

“Completely refreshed my style of drawing, and attempting to put myself out of my comfort zone.”
Giovanni I  | Life drawing
“Challenging, fun, encouraging, exciting.”
Elaine L  | Life drawing