designed to enable anyone, at any level, receive the individual attention they need to develop their skills. Studio Courses start again 7 Dec 2020.
join our live drawing classes , interactive workshops and small group courses live from the studio
The perfect gift for anyone whatever their experience or interest. Give that creative boost!
Whether they choose a £10 online drawing class or a 3 day studio course in St Ives you can make someone very happy.
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…
Sketch into Painting: From Near to Far & Back Again.
Fri 27 – Sat 28 Nov – 4 hours
Demystify painting and learn the nuts and bolts of studio practice by watching an artist work through a process live. Join artist Tom Rickman in the studio as he concentrates on how to tackle the foreground / middle / distance and the subject of compositional space.
Due to the nature of printmaking, the courses I run are for relatively small groups. This allows for a high level of support so I can tailor the processes to suit individual artists’ ideas. I am very hands on, teaching through demonstrations, but within this structure, encourage students’ freedom in the way they apply these techniques to their own practice. I’m dynamic in my teaching methods and always have lots of fun. I find it incredibly exciting and enjoy the adventure of such a productive and creative environment.
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.