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Creative Art Courses, Ancoats, Manchester - rewarding creative learning

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Weekend 3-day courses

General Drawing + Life drawing

Essential Drawing Foundations

Fri – Sun 3-day course

Learn core drawing skills to improve accuracy, perception and clarity of vision


Life drawing Foundations

Fri – Sun 3-day course

A unique tutor-led course for beginners and experienced drawers teaching an innovative experiential life drawing approach


Weekend 2-day courses

General Art

Begin to draw + paint

Weekend course 2-days or Eve 4-sessions

The absolute-beginners guide to starting art, drawing and painting


Creative sketchbooks

Weekend course 2-days

Learn important sketchbook skills to enable your creativity and artistic vision to flourish


Realistic drawing

Weekend course 2-days

The perfect course to develop skills in drawing accurately and realistically from life using graphite + colour pencil


Expressive still-life drawing

Weekend course 2-days

Learn to draw with an inventive + self-expressive approach to create semi-abstract contemporary still-life drawings


Abstract Art

Weekend course 2-days

Learn 10 foundational keys to creating highly personal self-expressive abstract art


Urban sketching Ancoats

Weekend course 2-days

Build confidence in technical and creative urban sketching techniques with a focus on drawing buildings


Acrylic painting L1

Weekend course 2-days

The perfect introductory course for beginners to start learning acrylic painting skills and techniques


Acrylic painting L2

Weekend course 2-days

Further develop your acrylic painting with added skills, techniques and creative styles


Weekend 1-day Workshops

General Art

Experimental drawing

Sat workshop 1-day

Explore drawing in its purest form to help expand your gesture and mark-making skills


Mixed-media textures

Sun workshop 1-day

Create tactile mixed-media textures using acrylics and a variety of materials and techniques


Beginners colour mixing

Sat workshop 1-day

A beginners step-by-step and practical guide to mixing the colours you want with ease by understanding Hue, Tone + Chroma


Beginners Expressive Colour

Sun workshop 1-day

Discover how to harness and control the emotive and self-expressive power of colour relationships. 


Charcoal drawing

Sat workshop 1-day

Discover the freedom of gestural drawing with willow, and the drama of compressed charcoal


Midweek Daytime courses

General Art

Art + Creativity

Mon morning course 30-session course

Gain skills to grow your creative-confidence and learn how to flourish as a visual artist


Weekly Art Class

Wed morning class flexible booking

Be inspired every week with new art projects every session exploring a variety of materials + techniques


Still Life Exposed

Wednesday afternoon course 6-sessions

Transform your still life drawing + painting with insights from Cezanne, Matisse + Picasso


Ancoats Visual Arts

Tues afternoon peer group

Peer-led art group for everyone who loves visual arts and craft, with support and friendship included


Midweek Evening courses

General Art

The Art Elements Course

Wed eve course 6-sessions

Key learning about the Art Elements of line, tone, form, colour, shape, texture, pattern and composition


Begin to draw + paint

Weekend course 2-days or Eve 4-sessions

The absolute-beginners guide to starting art, drawing and painting


Life Drawing

Courses, Classes + Peer-groups

Life drawing Ancoats

Mon eve peer group

Peer-led life, figure and portrait drawing and painting for everyone, with support and friendship included


Life drawing Foundations

Thurs morning course 6-sessions

A unique tutor-led course for beginners and experienced drawers teaching an innovative experiential drawing approach


Begin Life Drawing

Mon eve tutor-led class

Tutor-led step-by-step life drawing class for absolute-beginners and those returning to life drawing


Children + Youth

Art classes with a curriculum or leisure focus

Youth art class

Sunday afternoon class  1-session

Ages 11-15 or Secondary-school aged. Tutor-led art class exploring a variety of materials, artists, and techniques


Children’s art class

Sunday morning class  1-session

Ages 8-10 or Primary-school aged. Tutor-led art class exploring a variety of materials, artists, and techniques


Private Art Tuition

Adults, family/friend groups, and youth options

Private Art Tuition

Fri, Sun, flexible

Private art tuition is available for those looking for a bespoke creative art experience.


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

 

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Student quote: From week one I knew this was going to be good, and that first class was almost worth the fee alone. I think this course was an incredible experience and I know I’ve learnt a lot over the six weeks.”
Meg K

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