Beginner + Introduction Course List

These  courses are designed for absolute beginners, beginners and improvers.  They will inspire and give you practical skills to help you take your first few steps in learning to draw and paint.  They will help you develop a strong set of foundation skills and prepare you for the exciting creative journey ahead.

Begin your creative journey towards becoming an independent and confident artist today.

What can I expect

Structured learning
Carefully structured teaching that will lead you step by step, giving you the confidence to try new things.  

Individual attention
Loads of individual 1:1 encouragement to explore, experiment and discover.

Inclusive + personalised learning
A teaching style that focuses on your individual needs and is fully accepting of your individuality.

Creativity and technical skills
Teaching that allows you to learn new technical skills and develop your creativity, and leave inspired to continue to develop your skills further at home.

Welcoming studio
The Gallery Studio is a warm, creative and friendly space offering a relaxed informal, yet focused, teaching style.

We teach the Arts: AWOL ICE is a group of tutors based at AWOL studios who are proud to embrace the independent spirit of a creative Manchester.