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Bring the classics back to life in this short course that takes a page from the Old Masters’ playbook. Learn to produce masterpieces that reflect you and your personality in the style of the Old Masters.

What will you learn on this course?

The Old Masters were a varied group whose works were varied and interesting, spanning the 13th and 18th century, including the works of Giotto, Botticelli, and Raphael through to Vermeer, Rubens and Goya. 

In this course discover the methods and materials of the Old Masters to create your own masterpieces. As well as studying their drawing techniques in depth, you will also learn about surface preparation and how to use various drawing mediums effectively.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to all levels from beginners who may be completely new to drawing and painting or anyone who would like to improve their observational drawing and painting skills. You don’t need any previous experience as full instruction is given. 

The course is accessible for people with disabilities as the room is wheelchair accessible and a support worker or carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

The drawing and painting studio is equipped with easels and drawing boards. Paper is provided that can be used during the lesson, and some basic art materials that may be borrowed on the day, such as pencils, erasers, sharpeners, brushes and paint.

You may wish to bring additional art materials to work with.

Are there any additional costs?

Basic art materials are provided, students are welcome to bring their own equipment.

Who teaches this course?

Louise Blakeway

Dates & Times

    Old Master Drawing Techniques