The absolute-beginners guide to starting art. Banish your worries or confusion and learn to enjoy your drawing and painting.
Learn how to start drawing and painting with step by step demonstrations, practical exercises, and insightful tips.
This course is the perfect place to start learning to use acrylics paints.
Students are taught about the properties of acrylic paint and the appropriate equipment to use.
Exercises and projects help students learn about colour theory, brush control, and a range of other techniques.
Discover the freedom and physicality of drawing with willow charcoal.
Embrace the emotive power of compressed charcoal. Uncover the joy of gestural mark making with graphite.
Develop the skills for detailed tonal blending when drawing in pencil.
Buildings form the backdrop to all urban sketching. This course gives students the skills and confidence needed draw creative convincing looking buildings.
Learn the principles of perspective and a variety of creative sketching techniques suitable for outdoor sketching.
Learn the skills to feel confident in drawing buildings as the focal point of your urban sketching scenes.
Students will refresh their technical drawing skills and learn to adopt a methodical approach to drawing.
Learn the skills to enhance observation skills before learning techniques to free up creative flow.
Learn a variety of techniques covering a range of different art materials to unleash creative potential.
Learn how to change your approach to drawing and learn to create powerfully engaging and personally expressive contemporary drawings.
Discover ways to edit, re-imagine, and creatively re-interpret your subject matter.
Gain control of the creative process and create drawings that express a unique artistic vision.
Sketchbooks play a key part in developing and transforming creative ideas and techniques.
Learn how sketchbooks help artists collect ideas, experiment with techniques, and develop a creative vision.
Discover exciting creative possibilities not previously considered.
Explore the art of drawing in its purest form.
Students will move beyond realism and representation by trusting their innate imagination, intuition, and sense of play.
Transform and re-energise art making by nurturing inner creativity and freedom of imagination.
Learn a wide variety of mixed-media techniques to build up tactile relief textures.
Create imaginative + personal drawings and paintings that embrace texture-making.
Learn to experiment with adding texture into paintings while exploring a variety of themes – landscape, still life and figurative.