Type
27 courses
Painting & Drawing

Abstract Painting - All Levels

This course is designed for you to explore the power of line, colour and texture to develop your own abstract painting.

Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone, be challenged, be bold, and have fun!

09/01/2023 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £256.00 - C02305-222302
24/04/2023 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £256.00 - C02305-222303

An Introduction to Family Portraiture - ESOL

The Portraiture Introduction course will teach you the basics of how to:

Set up a professional photography studio, learn lighting techniques to help capture professional standard photographs for your portfolio.

Learn how to direct and position your models, how to get the best shots of children and capture beautiful portraits.

Professional skills relating to setting up your own portrait photography business including an introduction to equipment, skills and how to develop a portfolio for freelance work.

How to use manual settings using a DSLR camera in...

20/04/2023 - Thu (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - C02767-222301

An Introduction to Portraiture (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This course is for total beginners to Portraiture. Any previous drawing or painting experience will be beneficial but are not essential. The emphasis will be on developing observational skills through drawing and/or painting from the model

10/01/2023 - Tue (14:00-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02899-222303
21/02/2023 - Tue (14:00-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C02899-222304
18/04/2023 - Tue (14:00-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C02899-222305
06/06/2023 - Tue (14:00-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C02899-222306

Creative Collage

On this short course you will start to explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create images. You will begin looking at other artists who have worked with collage to investigate and understand how this process is used to convey their ideas and meanings, going on to develop your own series of mixed media work.

14/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222302
04/03/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222303
10/06/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222304

Creative Watercolour (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Everyday Creative Watercolour
Explore the beautiful possibilities of watercolour through experimentation and guided exercises.
Improve your paint handling abilities, explore different techniques, and discover new ways of applying watercolour, and mixed media.

13/01/2023 - Fri (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £109.00 - C02831-222312
24/02/2023 - Fri (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222309
21/04/2023 - Fri (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222310
09/06/2023 - Fri (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222311

Drawing from Scratch

The course will give you a general introduction to drawing. The emphasis will be on observational drawing and you will be taught how to observe and record line and tone using a range of materials. You will also be introduced to different mark-making techniques and elements of composition as well as exploring creative ways of using materials and techniques.

12/01/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £284.00 - C00142-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £309.00 - C00142-222303

Drawing from Scratch in 5 Weeks

This short course is ideal if you are a complete beginner and would like to try drawing in a supportive environment. It will give you a general introduction to drawing and wou will be taught how to observe and record line and tone using a range of materials. You will also be introduced to different mark-making techniques and elements of composition.

10/01/2023 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-222303
21/02/2023 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-222304
18/04/2023 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-222305
06/06/2023 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-222306

Introduction to Art and Design for Wellbeing (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This course is designed to build your sense of well-being and develop self-confidence through exploring your creativity.

In addition to learning a variety of arts and crafts your course will help you to set your own manageable goals and recognise your own personal responses to social and emotional situations. Your course will include tips and strategies about how to manage stress and develop emotional resilience through a range of exercises designed to promote a sense of personal well-being.

11/01/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £109.00 - C02796-222303
22/02/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02796-222304
19/04/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02796-222305
07/06/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02796-222306

Introduction to Figurative Painting

The course will target acrylic painting initially, but it is hoped that we will have scope for some work with oil. The subjects will vary as well as approaches. Key to this will be reference to colour and mark-making/application alongside composition with contextual reference/guidance.

14/01/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02918-222301
22/04/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £155.00 - C02918-222302

Life Drawing & Painting Masterclass with Francis Bowyer

This class is designed for students who have experience in the practice of drawing and painting from life and who want to push their skills a little further. The course is structured to cover a full range of approaches to life drawing and painting. It is designed to broaden the students approach to the way the figure is perceived with an appreciation of tone, form and colour, relating to the figure and its background.

The tutor Francis Bowyer is a Past President and Member of the Royal Watercolour Society and Member of the New English Art Club. He is an award winning artist and his...

12/01/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £415.00 - C00457-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £453.00 - C00457-222303

Life Drawing - All Levels

Working from the life model you will explore a range of materials and approaches. You will be introduced to different ways of using line, tone and colour to make various drawings and paintings to help understand form and space.

You will learn strategies to help you draw the figure more accurately from observation and/or expressively using a variety of drawing materials.

09/01/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00898-222329
10/01/2023 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00898-222323
13/01/2023 - Fri (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £145.00 - C00898-222308
14/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £145.00 - C00898-222309
20/02/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222330
21/02/2023 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222324
24/02/2023 - Fri (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £174.00 - C00898-222312
25/02/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £145.00 - C00898-222314
17/04/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222331
18/04/2023 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222325
21/04/2023 - Fri (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £178.00 - C00898-222315
22/04/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £174.00 - C00898-222317
05/06/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222332
06/06/2023 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00898-222326
09/06/2023 - Fri (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £174.00 - C00898-222318
10/06/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £174.00 - C00898-222320

Oil Painting - All Levels

This course is an all-level course, catering for absolute beginners, intermediate and advanced painters in oil painting.
The course is studio based. You are given the choice to join a structured approach to learn painting in oils or devise your own approach with the support of the tutor.

19/04/2023 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £316.00 - C01001-222303

Oil Painting and Still Life - All levels

This course will be delivered online.

This oil painting class is aimed at developing your observational painting skills through a range of exercises from still life and studio setups. It will give you a structured approach to investigate the potential of using oil paint and how you perceive colour relationships.

12/01/2023 - Thu (09:30-12:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C01651-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (09:30-12:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C01651-222303

Painting & Drawing

This structured course aims to give you a basic knowledge of the language of painting and drawing through composed exercises.
Themes vary a little each term so you can practice, improve and develop your skills whilst investigating new subjects. Subjects include mostly still life, some portraiture and some landscape (Summer term, weather permitting). See more below.
You will practice drawing from observation - learning ?how to look? using simple measuring techniques aimed at developing your confidence, then applying these skills in your own individual interests and creativity....

11/01/2023 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £298.00 - C00154-222305
11/01/2023 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £298.00 - C00154-222306
13/01/2023 - Fri (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £298.00 - C00154-222304
19/04/2023 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £325.00 - C00154-222308
19/04/2023 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £325.00 - C00154-222307
21/04/2023 - Fri (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £325.00 - C00154-222309

Painting & Drawing - Projects

New project for Autumn term 2022/23: Discovering & responding to historical & contemporary painting

10/01/2023 - Tue (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £464.00 - C01556-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £506.00 - C01556-222303

Painting & Drawing from Scratch

This course is for absolute beginners or those with little experience in drawing and painting. It is aimed at giving you an introductory grounding in drawing and painting and providing the tools and techniques for you to continue practising independently or within one of our more advanced courses.

09/01/2023 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C00291-222310
09/01/2023 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C00291-222304
11/01/2023 - Wed (18:00-20:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £114.00 - C00291-222306
22/02/2023 - Wed (18:00-20:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £130.00 - C00291-222307
12/04/2023 - Wed (18:00-20:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £130.00 - C00291-222308
24/04/2023 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £256.00 - C00291-222305
06/06/2023 - Wed (18:00-20:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £130.00 - C00291-222309

Painting and Drawing at OSO Arts Centre Barnes

The course aims to encourage you to explore ways of drawing and painting with joy and confidence, while acquiring expertise. Various techniques and approaches will be looked at in detail and suitable exercises will be offered. The course will benefit students with some previous experience who wish to practise and develop their skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

16/01/2023 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - 10 weeks - £219.00 - C01140-222302
24/04/2023 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - 10 weeks - £219.00 - C01140-222303

Painting Masterclass - Techniques, Materials and Methods with Jutta Gloeckner

This masterclass does not mean you have to be a ‘master painter’! This class is for those who wish to learn to paint with style and confidence. There is always something new to learn and experience even if you are a pro.

Discover the versatility of oil, water based and mixed media painting techniques that are available to help you explore the magic of painting approaches more fully. During this course you will explore painting techniques through a series of weekly challenges in the first half of the term as well as project work for the second part of the term, developing painting...

09/01/2023 - Mon (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £500.00 - C01992-222302
17/04/2023 - Mon (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £500.00 - C01992-222303

Palettes of the Past, Present and Future

This course is aimed at people with an interest in art history, who wish to gain a better understanding combining the theoretical with the practical by painting themselves.

The course will provide an eclectic journey through art history, painters? palettes and practical explorations of painting with an emphasis on seeing and mixing colour. It aims to bring art history closer in a lively manner by painting in the style of a painter or art movement using their different approaches and colour schemes.

12/01/2023 - Thu (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £239.00 - C02498-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £256.00 - C02498-222303

Portraiture - Beginners & Improvers

This course will give you a general introduction to portraiture. The emphasis will be on developing observational skills through drawing and/or painting from the model.

09/01/2023 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C01426-222302
17/04/2023 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C01426-222303

Portraiture - Intermediate

This painting course is for students with some experience of observational drawing who would like to paint portraits. Working from models, both male and female, you will hone your drawing skills and use them to develop your portrait painting techniques.You will learn how to enlarge and transfer your drawings onto canvas; using oil paint, you will learn about colour, what colours to use, and how to arrange them on your palette; you will learn how to intermix colours and how to apply them to the canvas. By the end of term you will have begun to develop sound and practical painting and...

12/01/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C00160-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £349.00 - C00160-222303

Portraiture Painting - Absolute Beginners

This course is for total beginners to Portraiture. Any previous drawing or painting experience will be beneficial but are not essential. The emphasis will be on developing observational skills through drawing and/or painting from the model.

10/01/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C02248-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C02248-222303

Seeing through Painting & Drawing

The course aims to provide a wide range of drawing and painting approaches for novices and intermediates alike. The sessions will aide you to build up drawing and painting expertise in a friendly and supportive environment. The overall aim is to guide you to “see” within the context of drawing and painting, which is different to our daily customary perception, which is deeply engrained in us since childhood. Exercising this different way of seeing will eventually give you the skill and confidence to master whatever you wish to draw and paint.

10/01/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C02077-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £316.00 - C02077-222303

Urban and Rural Landscape Painting for Beginners

The course aims to provide a wide range of drawing and painting approaches towards landscapes for novices, intermediates and experts alike.
Painting a landscape setting, whether is rural, suburban or urban is a very rich experience enabling you to understand your surroundings better and building a deeper connection with your environment. It also improves your drawing skills very quickly.

We will work at local urban sites and landscapes around Richmond and London, if the weather allows. Thereby you will explore your environment through making location drawings and colour...

12/01/2023 - Thu (14:30-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C01960-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (14:30-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C01960-222304

Watercolour, Acrylic & Inks

This course will enable you to experiment with a variety of water-based mediums, exploring different approaches to both drawing and painting. Subjects and styles will be investigated to stimulate your ideas as well as discussions on artists whose work may relate to particular projects. You will be encouraged to develop a personal approach to making art that is both creative, informed and imaginative.

12/01/2023 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C00145-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C00145-222304

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