New art course!

Tired of looking for something interesting to do while you are stuck at home? Done the garden, the housework and now want something more mentally stimulating to pass the time? Then take a look at STUDIO – Jason’s video based educational website. It has so much to offer:

Courses in painting

Courses in drawing

Educational packs that go alongside lessons so that you have images and information to work from at your own pace.

Need more social contact – You can explore the chat rooms to discuss your progress with other students and post your work. Jason also provides written feedback on your posts.

All this for the price of a cup of coffee a week!!!

In his new course Jason explores composition, unravelling it’s mysteries, showing models of construction used by professional artists. This course could be undertaken by someone new to art or an advanced painter looking for ways to professionalise the look of their art.

Studio is regularly updated with new videos, building a growing library of educational material for you to explore.

Take a look and join us at www.studio.jasonskill.com

Two drawings created using the golden section template explained on the course

Are looking to improve your drawing skills then why not sign up for ‘Pen Drawing for beginners’

This image was created by one of my students using only pen drawing in Rome

The course lasts 4 weeks in Jesmond at St Georges church on a Tuesday afternoon between 1:45 to 3:45. Starts on the 3rd of September. Don’t miss you chance to learn how to create a sophisticated drawing using only line to show tone and form. Learn some of the techniques used by the old master as well as modern sketchy approaches used by artists today.

Old style pen work
Modern style with a few dabs of watercolour added to the limited pen work

Van Gogh course

Two new courses are on offer where Jason shows you how to paint in the style of Monet and Sargent. Here are some examples of students work created on the Van Gogh course I ran before Christmas. Perhaps these will inspire you to pick up a brush and try your hand at painting in the style of Monet or Sargent with Jasons help and guidance.

If you would like to sign up to either of the artsts courses then follow this link


New course for January

( Click on images or title below to go to Course pages.)

Colour – how to mix the colours you want time after time

….a course in the art of colour mixing and colour use.

Subject – The course is designed to help you improve your colour mixing. It will also provide you with a grounding in colour theory to help you make informed choices when you plan and paint your pictures.

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