Advanced search: focus your search using the filters below...

run advanced search

Art short courses

Explore your creative side as our professional tutors guide you through a range of artistic techniques. Not only do you learn new skills and techniques, but you also work to briefs to produce pieces of art that you can truly be pround of.

Short courses that require an interview or are fully booked will divert to our enquiry page where you can register your details. Alternatively please call 020 7297 7297 or e-mail info@waes.ac.uk

Life Drawing

Next Starts: 03/06/2019
Practice and develop life drawing skills with guided exercises and expert tuition in a specialist art studio. Working from a nude model you will exploring methods and techniques of drawing in a range of media Ideal for both beginners and experienced artists.
more details

Oil Painting: Exploring Mediums and Techniques

Next Starts: 25/04/2019
This course is designed to provide Intermediate and Advanced level Learners with an opportunity to develop and improve their oil painting skills and gain a broader understanding of this versatile medium. Experiment with various textures and oil painting techniques to develop a series of studies which consider the relationship between positive and negative form and the subject of a painting and its surface. You will explore the traditional and contemporary materials and methods of oil painting. Topics will include constructing canvases, priming, preparing grounds (including gesso) and use of dammar varnish and mastic mediums, egg tempera. Instruction will be given on paint handling, working with varied consistencies of paint and brushwork. Emphasis will be placed upon the art of looking, concentrating upon selection and composition, colour and tonal relationships. Through practical examples, individual and group discussion, you will learn how to start, develop and resolve a painting. Participants will work from still-life subjects and other observational sources.
more details

Progress with Oil Painting

Next Starts: 02/05/2019
You will explore the materials and methods of oil painting, traditional and contemporary. Instruction will be given on paint handling, working with varied consistencies of paint and brushwork. Emphasis will be placed upon the art of looking, concentrating upon selection and composition, colour and tonal relationships, the making of a picture. Through practical examples, individual and group discussion, you will learn how to start, develop and resolve a painting. Participants will work from still-life subjects and other observational sources using a wider range of supports, grounds and mediums
more details

The Basics of Drawing

Next Starts: 28/02/2019
Learn the basics of drawing including introduction to tone, line, perspective and how to create successful compositions. You will learn observational techniques, how to develop more expressive approaches using various drawing materials.
more details

Weekend Watercolours

Next Starts: 11/05/2019
Instruction and guidance on watercolour techniques that will provide learners with the skills to create successful watercolour compositions. Techniques covered will include: Building a composition, brush techniques, colour mixing, working with washes, layering and wet on wet application. The watercolour techniques covered will provide a foundation for developing paintings on a wide variety of subjects.
more details

Message

Content of this popup to be provided by WAES.

Close