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Developing Your Portraiture Painting
Join a small group of 12 working with artist Gary Long, as he teaches you how to paint a portrait from the comfort of your own home.
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.
How to Create a Colour Beginning
As seen in… A Fresh Start JMW Turner expert Hilary Gibson reveals how ‘colour beginnings’ formed the basis of the artist’s greatest oil paintings and shows you how to create one at home. During my career as an illustrator and art tutor, JMW Turner’s draughtsmanship and ‘colour beginnings’ have been a constant joy and inspiration….
Developing Portraiture (online)
Mon 25 – Thu 28 Jan – 4 days
Are you frustrated that your portraits of people just never look convincing, but you don’t know why? Get the tools, tips and support you need so you can start to paint with more confidence.
Teaching is an opportunity to pass on the wonderful sense of being part of a bigger ‘family’ of painters.
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.