join our live drawing classes , interactive workshops and small group courses live from the studio
designed to enable anyone, at any level, receive the individual attention they need to develop their skills. Studio Courses start again 7 Dec 2020.
NEW Kids Sunday Art Club – Join us online for some creative fun – no need to be bored at home!
Combine a weekend away in St Ives with a chance to develop new skills and explore making art.
Barbara Hepworth’s St Ives: A Tour of the Inspirational Town
As seen in… Words by Jonathan Lorie As a major exhibition of the British sculptor opened, Jonathan Lorie traveled to St Ives, the town that inspired Barbara Hepworth, to feel its draw for himself. “Are you OK to get a bit mucky?” asks the drawing teacher as he hands me a stick of charcoal on…
Understanding Composition – Static + Movement
Thu 21 Jan – 1 hour(s)
Fire up your creativity with this webinar designed to inspire you to get making and investigating at home. In this session artist Alice Mumford focusses on a key concept of composition, static and movement in painting and the power of repetition.
I have been teaching drawing and painting for over 13 years, from secondary school level to undergraduate and postgraduate level. I have observed how students struggle with certain aspects of drawing and painting and have developed my teaching practice to deal with these ‘obstacles’ to learning. My artistic practice and my teaching practice are bound together in a symbiotic relationship.
St Ives, one of the most stunning locations in the world, has long been attracting artists. For 80 years we have been running art classes in Cornwall in Porthmeor studios overlooking the ocean.
We provide quality art course tuition suitable for all levels from complete beginners to those with more experience.
From landscape to life, oils to watercolour we’ll help you find the approach that’s right for you.
Today, more studio space has been provided by the division of the old studios; floor length windows look out over the plane of sand to the rolling waves; and refurbished skylights bask the studios in natural light. A new lift has improved access, corridors have been revamped with panels of Cornish pine and an exhibition space for the public has been created.