The 2-day weekend courses are designed for beginners, improvers, intermediate artists, as well as those with more experience looking for a refresher course. These courses will support your ongoing development as an independent and confident artist, teaching you new techniques to help develop your artistic skills and creativity.
Cityscapes: urban sketchingMore Info >
The course gives you the opportunity to develop your 2-point perspective while drawing local heritage buildings in historical Ancoats. You will learn a variety of creative urban sketching techniques to transform your pencil sketches into works of art.
Expressive mark-makingMore Info >
This course is about freeing your imagination through exploring the art of drawing in it’s purest form. The course will encourage you to move beyond representation by trusting your innate imagination, intuition and sense of play to discover your artist within.
Charcoal + Graphite introduction
Discover the freedom of drawing with willow charcoal, the emotive power of compressed charcoal and the joy of gestural mark making with graphite. Perfect for all students who wish to learn to draw in a variety of materials allowing breadth of vision, creativity and self expression.More Info >
What can I expect
Carefully structured teaching that will lead you step by step, giving you the confidence to try new things.
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.
The Gallery Studio is a warm, creative and friendly space offering a relaxed informal, yet focused, teaching style.