Next courser starts November 2nd!

I am running my second 6 week ONLINE course starting on Monday 2nd November. This course explores different art materials and how you can use them to create work. I will be using observational drawing as the starting point and then exploring the subject with these materials. I will be using a range of different…

The Arts School – monthly art challenge – October

Monthly Art Challenge. Each month I set a different theme and tasks to help inspire you to draw, paint and create. If you want help just let me know.   WHAT: October – Light At this time of year the light changes – the sun is lower, the tress are changing colours and loosing their leaves, rain…

Next course with The Arts School – 6 week online Course -Drawing and Painting.

6 week online Course -Drawing and Painting. WHAT: 6 week online course aimed at developing your drawing and painting style, knowledge and skills.Suitable for all levels, the course is aimed at your own development through exercises and discussion. Week 1: Introduction – drawing and from lifeWeek 2: Exploring materials, techniques and processesWeek 3: Composition – choosing your subjectWeek…

The Arts School Newsletter – October

Hello. Welcome to The Arts School’s October newsletter. I hope you are all well and exploring Autumn’s glorious colours! I hope you managed to catch some of the inspiring artists LIVE interviews with Pure 360, if you didn’t you can catch up on the website. The first online course is up and running. The upside of…

Pure 360 – join me!

I am delighted to announce I am one of the 35 artists invited to Go Live as part of the Pure ART360 digital event. Along with this event there is a digital magazine, looking forward to sharing this publication! Follow @Pureartsgroupuk on Facebook to watch the private view on 31st August from 4pm and to…

Next weeks theme: natural forms, single objects.

The week running from Monday 6th April we will be exploring natural forms, e.g. shell, feather, fruit, seed head, anything natural..We will be drawing one at a time rather than a group still life. I will be doing lots of short studies rather than one sustained drawing..Join me at 10.30am each morning next week for…

Starting new projects- having reflective weeks

The inspiration word for The Arts School‘s 52 week challenge this week is SELF. I am using it to reflect on where I am with my own art practise and what I want to do this year. It’s great to spend some time stopping to look both in and out. So far (it’s day one!)…

2018 – The Arts School

Wow! It’s been a long time since I posted and the reasons good! The Arts School is up and running and I am loving teaching again! Now we start the new year with lots of courses and a new teacher working with us teaching watercolour (Jo Hudson). Come and take a class and hopefully enjoy…

The Arts School

Getting ready to run a taster day at The Arts School tomorrow. General Art is one of my favourite courses as it is project based and gives you a chance to try different materials out and develop your own ideas and work.  If you are interested in this course or any others, please visit or…