Watercolour can be wonderful for portraiture, creating highly-realistic, detailed paintings which look almost photographic; or loose, dreamy, light-touch paintings to quickly capture the essence of the person. Study a variety
Develop or improve your drawing skills in depicting three-dimensional space with an introduction to Form and Tone in an easy-to-grasp way. For beginners or those requiring a refresher. You will
Extend your artistic skills with pastel for seascapes, dramatic skies and landscapes. Demos throughout, support for beginners, encouragement for more experienced – with demanding, yet supportive critiques, to enable all
Using colour harmonies and contrasts to create interesting work. The emotional qualities of colour, drama or tranquillity, vitality and the use of the unexpected. As well as using contrasts and
Aim for vibrant and atmospheric paintings, be inspired using soft pastels on a variety of different backgrounds. Step by step and personal guidance. For all levels to enjoy. Sue Ford
Develop or improve your drawing skills with this introduction to mark-making in an easy-to-grasp way. Look at approaches used by great artists and explore the use of different materials. For
Work with (don't fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and use mixed media to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from excellent reference images provided by your Tutor), layer by layer.
Create your own Christmas card design inspired by the colourful fruits and berries available. Consider including nuts and spices such as cloves and nutmegs and even include other fruit ingredients