Why not tune your cross hatching drawing skills?

I am running a four week drawing course starting on the 30th of April in Jesmond on a Tuesday afternoon. This course aims to help both beginners and those with a little experience of drawing push their drawing skills forward through a deeper understanding of the techniques, value and uses of cross hatching. So why not work on your drawing for a few weeks. It can only increase your skills and dexterity as an artist.

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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

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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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Afternoon tea and painting

A wonderful day out was had by all at Jesmond Dene House Hotel yesterday. Fifteen artists signed up for an afternoon of watercolour painting followed by afternoon tea in the garden. This event was arranged by the Laing Art gallery to complement the ‘Enchanted Gardens’ exhibition presently on show in the gallery.