How do I Choose the Right Art Course?

This will depend what you are looking for and what you would like to learn. Here are a few key points to keep in mind:

Do your research

I am mainly talking about short courses here for those that want to draw and paint.  There are usually a range of courses and workshops in most towns and cities and the first step would be to see what is on offer.  Most libraries keep details on local adult education courses, you may also be able to find private classes.

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4 Tools That Don’t Have a Place in The Art Room?

I get asked fairly regularly about certain tools by learners who are confused if they are suitable for art.  Often they have been told by previous art teachers that they weren’t tools for artists and in some cases ‘banned’ from the art room.  The classic ones that crop up are:

Automatic Pencil

The Automatic Pencil
The Automatic Pencil

A fine pointed pencil which lengthens when you push down on the top, a bit like a pen, often used for technical art or graphic design.

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