Hooray ! Our new term is now launched and this time around we are excited to offer a series of workshops as well as the term long courses.
There are classes for adults and children of all ages taught by practicing and professional artist that cover theoretical, historical and design aspects of their subjects whilst introducing to new skills in a fun and dynamic way.
The incredible image above is by our painting teacher Sarah Tomasetti who will be teaching an intermediate Oil painting techniques class this term. In this course students will focus on a discussion of the place of representation in an era dominated by film, photography and digital media. Students will look at the work of a number of artists who have addressed this question via both technique and content. In the initial weeks we will look at innovative oil techniques that incorporate and reflect this shifting culture. Students will then be asked to generate their own project using a combination of objects and reproductions. Thanks to Shannon Smily for all your teaching the past two terms.
Caitlin Murray will not be teaching her Illustration and Introduction class next term but will return in the new year for an Illustration 2 class. In her timeslot we welcome Trina Gaskell an acomplished puppeteer who has worked with the likes of Handspan Pollygot and Snuff Puppets. Trina will be teaching shadow Puppet film making for 9-13 year olds.
This term we will be offering workshops in Comic Book Character Design, Pop up Paper Craft and Book Sculpture, giving students of all ages a chance to spend an afternoon with an accomplished artist, creating something new, whilst sampling a shorter class format.
If you have ever wanted to access your dormant creative side now is your chance. We look forward to seeing you in our beautiful studio over the next few months.