Courses & Workshops

*ALL FACE-TO-FACE TEACHING IS  CURRENTLY SUSPENDED ALTERNATIVE COURSES ARE BEING OFFERED ONLINE – DETAILS WILL APPEAR ON THIS PAGE AND ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE SHORTLY**

Drawing Skills

Ever fancied drawing but not sure where to start? This course is for you! Learn from scratch or build on the skills you already have, experience new techniques and practice your skills. You will have a chance to experiment with different media, including pencils and charcoal and get a feel for observational drawing and mark-making. You will take part in practical activities and learn by tutor demonstrations and presentations.

Wednesdays – 29th April – 8th July 2020 – 1.30 – 3.30pm 

Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW – Spaces Available – Enrol

Drawing & Painting Beginners – 10 Weeks

Develop your drawing and painting skills. Each week you will explore different media through the themes of tone, shape proportion, colour and mark making. You will develop your observational skills and increase your knowledge of materials and media, while exploring a variety of approaches to drawing and painting and building a portfolio of your work.

By the end of this course you will be able to: 
* select appropriate drawing and painting materials 
* use observational skills to improve drawing accuracy, shape and proportion 
* use a range of mark making techniques to capture texture, tone and form 
* mix colours to achieve tints, tones and shades (colour theory). 
* explore perspective 
* apply the rules of composition to create visual balance. 

Saturdays – 25th April – 4th July 2020 – 9.30am – 12.00 

Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW – Spaces Available – Enrol

Wednesdays – 22nd April – 1st July 2020 – 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Sprowston Academy, Cannerby Lane, Sprowston, Norwich, NR7 8NE – Spaces Available – Enrol

Portraiture Mixed Abilities – 10 Weeks

During the course you will learn to observe and identify what you see and use these observational and practical skills to render the head in portrait.  You will work by observing a live model every week.

Tuesdays –  1.00 – 3.30pm – 28th April – 7th July 2020

Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW – Spaces Available – Enrol

Photoshop – Improve Your Photos – 5 Weeks

Do you enjoy taking photos or have a collection of photos that you would like to improve or change? On this course you will learn how to improve your photographs using Photoshop Elements software. The course will cover cropping, colour changes, resizing, basic filters and repairing old photographs.

Mondays – 27th April – 1st June 2020 –  1.00 – 3.30pm 

Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW – Spaces Available Enrol