“I feel I have taken a big jump forward.” Susan W I always enjoy teaching this course as it opens up so many creative opportunities for students to uncover creative ideas and techniques. The course really highlights how sketchbooks are the cornerstone of creativity and helps artists develop ideas and techniques. Read further to find […]
Archive of course summaries of the different art courses, drawing classes and workshops delivered by Creative Art Courses, with student feedback from almost every course.
“I really enjoyed beginning to learn a new skill. It was such fun!” Mark H I had to deliver this course is 2 halves due to Covid disruption, local Tier restrictions, etc – but we got there in the end and no students lost out, due to Covid, on attending all the sessions. But still, […]
“Well explained history of the artist followed by plenty of time for creating our work.” Richard J The 3rd in my annual series of 3 workshops about key Modern artists of the early 20th century. I love teaching these single session workshops as they are a mix of art theory and practical painting projects. I […]
“[My highlight was] experimenting with ink + mixed media, watercolour, etc” Chrissy D Another Covid course with just 2 students able to attend due to many needing to self-isolate. Feel determined to continue teaching my courses so no-one looses out on the courses they have booked. I’m getting used to this now and am enjoying […]
“An interesting introduction to painting with Acrylics.” Stephen R Brigid returned to my studio this Autumn to teach her Acrylic painting level 1 course. Reduced student numbers due to Covid enabled her to give more 1:1 individual attention to the students which I think they appreciated. Read further to find out what the students thought […]
“I now want to draw buildings all the time, when previously I avoided them at all costs!” Heather M What a wonderful weekend sketching our urban environment on my Cityscapes: urban sketching course! The weather was extremely kind to us, so in contrast to the summer course, we drew outside on site, for almost the […]
“Challenged my traditional expectations of drawing a 3D item.” Mariam B The first in my series of Modern Master artists who led the way in Modern art around the turn of the 19th century. Cezanne is the first evening workshop that looks at what developments he heralded in art, how his work influenced artists after […]
“Helpful because you learn what you like and don’t like – it’s experienced.” Sam F The first Autumn course for absolute beginners was a joy to teach as usual. Students were so pleased to be back in a creative space after so long at home due to Covid. The students all had a wonderful time […]
“Thoroughly enjoyable 2.5 hours” Rob L My first autumn workshop after the summer holidays. With people just getting back into the swing of things with new Covid restrictions in place we had just a couple of students attending this workshop. However it did not stop us from having a wonderful creative experience in the studio. […]
“A great introduction to techniques in acrylic paint.” Freya W A wonderful weekend spent encouraging students in their first steps in painting with acrylic paint. The tutor Brigid did a fabulous job in teaching and inspiring the students. Read further to see what they thought of their experience.
“Covid-19 safety and Creativity combined!! What more could we ask for? Sue M Urban sketching in August sounds wonderful – sitting outdoors in the summer sunshine drawing our surroundings. Sadly that did not happen much during our summer urban sketching weekend course. The weather was awful! We managed to get outdoors for about 1 hour […]
“Challenging preconceived ideas and ways of looking at objects and ideas. Steve J One of the first courses I taught after resuming once Covid-19 lockdown restrictions had ben lifted. It was great to be back teaching in my studio again. I know students were thrilled to be back learning and being creative within a supportive […]
“Exactly what you need to start a fabulous new venture – go for it!!” Karen C I’m a bit late posting this after the Art Elements course in February 2020 because Covid-19 came along and changed the world!! Little did I know this was to be one of the last courses I was to teach […]
Good course explains the basics in a short time” Roy N I had a very enjoyable weekend working with this smaller group of students than usual due to Covid-19 restrictions. It did mean I was able to offer more 1:1 support where needed, but honestly the group did fabulously well anyway. Roy considered the course […]
“It was excellent – a brilliant two days.” Jane S A very enjoyable weekend encouraging students to embrace experimentation, playfulness and to keep asking the question ‘what if?’ This is the best way to keep mixed media painting alive and fresh and discover new and exciting things to do with paint and a variety of […]