Monday

Developing Drawing and Painting Skills

Tutor: Jess Miller

Monday: 10 am - 12.30 pm

NEW Spring term: 11th January - 22nd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 15th February

Studio 2

Jess believes that as well as learning, the most important thing is your enjoyment of the experience. These classes are open to any level for students to develop their individual practice in drawing and water-based painting media. Composition and colour will be explored either through representational or abstract approaches. Various imaginative, observational and project-based subjects can be studied as themes. Jess treats each student individually and will give guidance and practical advice.  £200 per 10 session term.   For further information and to book please email:info@artstables.co.uk                                                              

Photography: Beginners                                                                                        

Tutor: Patrick Gorman

Monday: 10 am - 12.30 pm

NEW Spring term: 11th January - 22nd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 15th February

Mezzanine

 

This practical and stimulating course is designed for the beginner/improver and will take place in a relaxed and friendly environment.  The key camera controls will be covered so that students will be able to quickly and efficiently take pictures under a variety of situations. Key areas including composition, exposure, lenses and accessories will be covered so that students will gain confidence when using their camera and increase their ability to create interesting and personal images.   ​£210 per 10 week term. For further information or to book please contact Patrick on t. 0796 806 3813 or email   info@patrickgormanphoto.com

Exploring Painting & Drawing NEW TUTOR

Tutor: Rochelle Fry

Monday 1.30 - 4 pm 

NEW Spring term:  11th January - 22nd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 15th February

A stimulating, creative and structured course working in various drawing and painting media developing your skills in pastels, charcoal, oils or acrylics.  Students will explore line, form, composition and colour working from still life and natural forms.  £215 per 10 week term. For further information or to book please contact: info@artstables.co.uk

KidsDoArt - Monday After-School Club                                              

Tutor: Trudie Stephenson

Monday: 4 - 5 pm. For ages: 6 - 9 years

NEW AUTUMN TERM at the Art Stables: 5th October - 14th December

Half-term/no class: 26th October. No Class: 28th Sept

Studio 1

Kids Do Art are passionate about teaching children art. We offer a range of exciting 2D and 3D projects that have been developed to encourage creativity and to broaden visual language. This is a wonderful way for children to learn techniques and to express their creativity under the supervision of professional artists. skill will be developed in drawing, painting, model making.  Due to Covid-19, Akiva students 1 - 4 will have staggered collection times between  3 - 30 pm. An additional fee of £24 will apply to students arriving from 3 - 3.30 pm.  £150 per 10 week term.  For more information or to book please contact Trudie on t. 07977414319 or email: trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk

PORTFOLIO PREPARATION COURSE                     NEW TUTOR

Tutor: Rochelle Fry

Monday 5.30 - 7.45pm

5 week course: 16 November - 14 December

Interested in applying for foundation or degree level at art college? If so, you will need to demonstrate your talent and hard work. Preparing a portfolio is an exciting opportunity to select your strongest work and present it in a personal, professional way. This course, for 16-18 year olds, will introduce you to the methods and tools you will need to build a strong collection of work.  You will develop a body of artwork, which can be used towards a portfolio for further art education using skills and techniques in research, sketchbook development and practical work.  £140 per 5 week course.   For further information or to book please contact: info@artstables.co.uk

Fernside Evening Life Drawing Classes           

Tutor: Clare Grossman

Monday: 7 - 9 pm

NEW Spring term: 11th January - 22nd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 15th February

​Suitable for beginners & experienced artists, this uniquely structured class develops & supports each student through a variety of creative and technical exercises aimed at unlocking individual creativity and style. Taught by artist Clare Grossman MA, these dynamic sessions are proven to build confidence and ability quickly, culminating in a wide variety of original drawing. Complimentary art materials & refreshments included.  £200 per 10 week term. For further information or to book:  Clare: 

t. 0780 343 7444 or email: claregrossman1@gmail.com 

Tuesday

Painting for the More Experienced Artist

Teacher: Barbara Jackson

Tuesday:  9.30am - 12.30pm

NEW Spring term: 12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

​This class is for students with experience in painting. The aim is that members will contribute to group critiques in a constructive and analytical manner to further progress and artistic sensibilities. The tutor will offer themes for each term but it is hoped and expected that the students will suggest techniques and projects they should like to explore. A democratic outcome for each term will be settled upon. Any medium may be employed but specific workshops e.g. pastel, watercolour etc can be offered if desired.  ​£230 per 10 week term. For further information please email: info@artstables.co.uk

Drawing and Painting 4 All                                                                                         

Tutor:  Clare Grossman

Tuesday morning 10 am - 12:30 pm 

NEW spring term:  12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

 

​This is a mixed ability drawing and painting class suitable for all levels and abilities. Everyone welcome and basic course materials provided. There is a relaxed and sociable atmosphere with art activities and instruction provided by the tutor or students can bring their own projects to work on with one to one feed-back given by Clare, unless specified otherwise by the student.  £210 for a 10 week term.  For further information or to book, please email info@artstables.co.uk

 

Drawing and Painting 4 All             NEW TUTOR

Tutor:  Clare Grossman

Tuesday afternoon 1.30 - 4 pm

NEW Spring term: 12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

This is a mixed ability drawing and painting class suitable for all levels and abilities. Everyone welcome and basic course materials provided. There is a relaxed and sociable atmosphere with art activities and instruction provided by the tutor or students can bring their own projects to work on with one to one feed-back given by Clare, unless specified otherwise by the student£210 for a 10 week term.  For further information or to book, please email info@artstables.co.uk

 

 

Clay Sculpture Modelling                                          

Tutor:  David T. Waller

Tuesday 2 - 5 pm

NEW Spring term:  12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

This course provides expert tuition in building and modelling with clay and is suitable for beginners, improvers and advanced levels. Sculptures inspired from life and occasionally portraiture as well more as abstract and personal projects can be covered through-out this course. There is a life model in every class. Additional workshops for preparing and finishing your sculptures will be added if numbers permit. There is a fee for clay and firing of the finished works based on size.   £270 per 10 week term. For further information or to book please email: info@artstables.co.uk

Clay Sculpture Modelling                                          

Tutor:  David T. Waller

Tuesday 6.30 - 9.30 pm

NEW Spring term:  12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

This course provides expert tuition in building and modelling with clay and is suitable for beginners, improvers and advanced levels. Sculptures inspired from life and occasionally portraiture as well more as abstract and personal projects can be covered through-out this course. There is a life model in every class. Additional workshops for preparing and finishing your sculptures will be added if numbers permit. There is a fee for clay and firing of the finished works based on size.   £270 per 10 week term. For further information or to book please email: info@artstables.co.uk

Guitar 

Tutor: Patrick Naylor                                                                   

NEW Spring term:  12th January -  23rd March 2021

Half-term/no class: 16th February

 

Improvers:                   6.30 to 7.30 pm

​Intermediate:               7.30 to 8.30 pm

Jazz/Advanced:           8.30 to 9.30 pm

 

Learn the guitar with Patrick Naylor, guitarist, composer and tutor in small group classes. These classes are a fun, sociable way to learn classic hits on the guitar with others and in a small class setting with classes offered for most levels. For further information go to the Photography and Music page or email Patrick. 

£100 per 10 week term. To book please email Patrick at: patnq@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday

 

Photography - Street Life & Documentary.                                                

Tutor:  Patrick Gorman

Wednesday: 10 am - 12.30 pm 

NEW Spring Term: 13th January - 24th March 2021

Half term 17th February 2021

This practical and stimulating course is designed for the improver/intermediate photographer and will take place in a relaxed and friendly environment and will occasionally be held on locations tbc. The key camera controls will be revised in greater detail so as to improve skills and technique.  Students will ultimately be able to quickly and efficiently take pictures under a variety of situations. For more information please go to Photography and Music page.  £210 per 10 week term. For further information or to book please email: info@patrickgormanphoto.com

A Broad Approach to Watercolour Painting        NEW CLASS NEW TUTOR

Tutor: Lucy Feilden

Wednesday mornings:  10 am - 12.30 pm

NEW Spring Term: 13th January - 24th March 2021

Half term 17th February 2021

 

​A chance to explore watercolour in a relaxed and creative environment. We will take a broad approach to this sensitive and vibrant medium. Along with more traditional techniques, you will be encouraged to develop your own intuitive direction. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. This course will cover:

 

 

  • a practical understanding of the various ways watercolour can be used

  • exercises to explore different techniques

  • how to mix colour and apply paint

  • use of other water-soluble materials, eg. ink, pen and wash, gouache

  • analysing the methods and approaches of other watercolour artists

 

Students will need to bring their own materials.   £230 for 10 week term.  For further information and to enrol please contact: info@artstables.co.uk

Wednesday Life Drawing                                                                  NEW TUTOR

Tutor: William Foyle

Wednesday  afternoon: 1 - 4 pm   

NEW Spring Term:  13th January - 24th March 2021

Half term 17th February 2021

 

Students will be guided through the use of various media to explore the human form, developing their observational skills with an awareness of form, line, tone and colour. This class is for all levels, from first time beginner to experienced artist. Although called life drawing, other mediums such as inks, pastels and paint may be employed. By studying the traditional  discipline of life drawing, you will learn how to draw and gain an understanding of the human body and greatly improve your hand-eye coordination and drawing and painting skills. There is a life model in every class.   £225 for 10 week term. For further information or to book please email  info@artstables.co.uk  or t. 0203 302 5525

NEW  Portrait Painting                                                                                 NEW

Tutor: Jess Miller

Wednesday afternoon: 1.30 - 4pm

NEW Spring Term:  13th January - 24th March 2021

Half term 17th February 2021

Portrait painting and drawing class from the model. These classes teach the fundamentals of portrait painting from life by giving guidance on proportion and anatomy as well as affording artists the chance to develop their style and ability to capture the subject. Beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome.  

£235 per 10 week term.  For further information or to book please email: info@artstables.co.uk    or t. 0203 302 5525.

Thursday

Beginners Intuitive & Abstract Painting                                                

Tutor: Julia Burton

 Thursday mornings: 9.45 - 12.30 pm

NEW Spring Term: 14th January - 25th March 2021

Half term 18th February

A beginners painting class where you will learn the art of intuitive painting and explore the process of creating rather than only focusing on the finished product. You don't need to be able to draw to create wonderful art works.  We will be exploring how to approach the paper/canvas with paint application, mark making, texture choice, warm vs cool colours, colour theory, collage, paint layering and lots more. Intuitive painting will let you express yourself and you will be amazed at what you can create with intelligent mark making.  £235 for a 10 week term.  For further information or to book please contact:   julia@burton.net or t. 07811 331092

Portrait Painting                                                                                 NEW TUTOR

Tutor: Jess Miller

Thursday 10 am - 12.30 pm 

NEW Spring Term: 14th January - 25th March 2021

Half term 18th February

Portrait painting and drawing class from the model. These classes teach the fundamentals of portrait painting from life by giving guidance on proportion and anatomy as well as affording artists the chance to develop their style and ability to capture the subject. Beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome.   £235 per 10 week term.  For further information or to book please email: info@artstables.co.uk    or t. 0203 302 5525.

Beginners Oil Painting - Drawing with a Brush

Tutor: Julia Burton

Thursday afternoons: 2 - 5 pm 

NEW Spring Term: 14th January - 25th March 2021

Half term 18th February

This class is suitable for complete beginners or for those who have some past experience but would like a reminder of the basics, with a view to getting back into regular practice.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of oil painting.  You will learn to:

  • appreciate the qualities of painting with oils

  • learn how to set out your palette and mix colours

  • develop effective brush techniques

  • learn to blend ‘wet on wet’ paint on the canvas

  • put the ‘grisaille method’ into practice

  • an understanding of basic colour theory

  • learn how to prepare various supports

  • continue learning the fundamental techniques of drawing including contour line, volume, tonal values, composition, scale, colour theory and much more.

​​​​​£235 for a 10 week termFor further information or to book please contact: julia@burton.net or tel: 07811 331092

KidsDoArt: Thursday After School Club

Teacher: Trudie Stephenson

Thursday: 4 - 5 pm for ages: 5 - 7  & 8 - 11

NEW Autumn Term at the Art Stables: 24th September - 17th December

Half term 29th October

KidsDoArt are passionate about teaching children art. We don’t just play, we teach, nurture and develop your child’s creativity. We offer a range of exciting 2-D and 3-D projects that have been developed to encourage creativity and to broaden visual language. This is a wonderful way for children to learn technique and to express their creativity under the supervision of professional artists. Skills will be developed in painting, drawing and model making. Lessons in perspective, colour, contrast and composition will also be introduced.  Due to Covid-19, Akiva students 1 - 4 will have staggered collection times between  3 - 30 pm. An additional fee of £24 will apply to students arriving from 3 - 3.30 pm. 12 week term: £180 inclusive of all materialsFor more information or to book please email trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk  or t. 07977 4143 19

Friday

Clay Sculpture: Anatomy of the Head

Tutor: Jess Miller

Fridays 10 am - 1 pm     

NEW Spring Term: 15th January - 26th March 2021

Half term 19th February

Students will make a life-size skull and build the facial muscles on top. Starting with copying from a life size replica of a skull, and continuing with anatomical diagrams and photographs as reference material, students will develop their observational and modelling skills. Clay and modelling materials are included. Clay modelling tools will be available to purchase at the Art Stables if students do not have their own already. Some previous clay modelling experience would be beneficial, but is not essential. Suitable for all levels of experience. Course Materials included.    £265 per 10 session term.  One sculpture firing included per term. Additional firings and works larger than 30 cm by 30 cm are an extra £10. For information or to book please contact:  info@artstables.co.uk or t. 0203 302 5525

Drawing & Painting Foundation                                                        

Tutor: Francesco Poiana

Friday: 10 am - 12.30 pm

NEW Spring Term: 15th January - 26th March 2021

Half term 19th February

 

​Artist, Francesco Poiana, offers a thorough introduction to drawing and painting using a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, graphite, pastels, conte, pen, ink, watercolour, acrylic and oils. Francesco leads both traditional and expressive art workshops each week from referencing the work of other artists, still-lifes and natural forms to develop your creativity and skills and offer a foundation in all different types of drawing and painting.£230 per 10 week term. Suitable for all levels. For further information or to book please contact: info@artstables.co.uk or t. 0203 302 5525

Saturday     

Kids Do Art Saturday Classes                                                                   NEW CLASS

Tutor: Trudie Stephenson 

9 am - 10.30 am  Ages: 6 - 10

NEW Autumn term: 17th October - 12th December 

Half-term: 31st Oct 

We offer a range of exciting 2D and 3D projects that have been developed to encourage creativity and to broaden visual language. This is a wonderful way for children to learn technique and to express their creativity under the supervision of professional artists. Skills will be developed in drawing, painting and sculpture. ​ £140 per 8 week term. All materials included. There is a sibling discount of 10%. For further information or to book please contact Trudie t. 07977414319 or email: trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk

Art Insider Saturday Classes for Teens and Tweens                               NEW CLASS

Tutor: Trudie Stephenson 

10.30 am - 12 pm  Ages: ​9 - 14 

NEW Autumn term: 17th October - 12th December 

Half-term: 31st Oct 

Our Autumn Term will concentrate on observational drawing and painting and students will be introduced to techniques that will help to broaden their visual language and build confidence in their development and art practice. £140 per 8 week term. All materials included. There is a sibling discount of 10%. For further information or to book please contact Trudie t. 07977414319 or email: trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk

Sunday

Academic Drawing for Children

Tutor: Eugenia Alekseyev

Sunday: 11 am – 12.30 pm. Ages 6+

NEW Autumn term: 4th October - 13th December

No class: 11th October, 18th October and 1st November 


During this course children will learn fundamentals of academic drawing by studying the main geometric shapes, values and tonal shading, the laws of perspective and composition. We plan to cover the following topics: 1) Introduction  2) Laws of Composition 3) Linear perspective of the cube, cuboid & spherical shapes 4) Simple still-lifes. Children will do observational drawings from life to help them recognise geometrical shapes and develop realistic drawing skills in a fun way.   £150 for 10 weekterm. Materials included. For more information or to book please  email: eugenia.alekseyev@gmail.com  or t. 0771 4749 784

Art Insider Sunday Art Classes for Teens and Tweens

Tutor: Trudie Stephenson

Sunday 9 am - 10.30 am. Ages 9 - 14

NEW Autumn term: 18th October - 13th December

No class: 1st November 

Our Autumn Term will concentrate on observational drawing and painting and students will be introduced to techniques that will help to broaden their visual language and build confidence in their development and art practice. ​£140 per 8 week term. All materials included. There is a sibling discount of 10%.  For further information or to book please contact Trudie: t. 07977414319 or email: trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk

Kids Do Art Sunday Classes

Tutor: Trudie Stephenson 

Sunday 10.30 am - 12 pm.  Ages 6 - 10

NEW Autumn term: 18th October - 13th December

No class: 1st November 

We offer a range of exciting 2D and 3D projects that have been developed to encourage creativity and to broaden visual language. This is a wonderful way for children to learn technique and to express their creativity under the supervision of professional artists. Skills will be developed in drawing, painting and sculpture. ​ £140 per 8 week term. All materials included. There is a sibling discount of 10%. For further information or to book please contact Trudie t. 07977414319 or email: trudie@kidsdoart.co.uk