Art Classes for 7-13s with Start Studios

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 22 Apr - 8 Jul
Thursday 5:00 pm
Fees: £135 for the Summer Term

Art classes for 7-13s with Start Studios is a great place for your child to develop their drawing and painting skills.

Thursdays 5pm – 5:45pm

Price for the Summer Term 2021: £135 

We provide all materials for the course.

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Professional and experienced educators lead this art class for 7-13s.

The course is ideal for children who want to develop their own style through discussion and understanding of different techniques. They learn traditional drawing techniques and use these as a basis for experimentation.

At the outset students learn how to draw simple objects, using pencil and charcoal. They progress to more complex subjects working with pastels, watercolour washes and acrylics. Throughout, they are guided by the tutors in a step by step process.

During the course participants learn how to see. They learn how to observe

  • forms
  • tones
  • textures
  • proportions
  • perspective
  • colour

so they are able to express themselves and create unique artwork. At the end of each session we encourage students to discuss their work.

Throughout the course the tutors focus on developing your child’s

  • Observational skills
  • Drawing abilities
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Use of particular techniques and materials to express their ideas
  • Visual memory and concentration

Summer Term 2021 dates:

  • First Week: w/c 19 April
  • Last Week: w/c 5 July
  • Half Term: 31 May – 5 June

Book your place now for Art Classes for 7-13s with Start Studios.

About the Tutors

Start Studios was founded by Carla Tebbutt and Fernanda Moreno in 2016. They are artists and mothers.

Carla studied Developmental Psychology and Art Therapy. More recently she has focused on mindfulness for children and child mental health awareness and well-being. She has worked with children aged 18 months to 16 years old. She is fascinated by shapes and colours and believes that creative expression is about the process and journey through which we use and develop our genius.

Fernanda studied graphic design at university in Mexico City, followed by a course in drawing, painting and photography at  Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute in Florence. She continued her art education at the Art Institute of Philadelphia where she studied Animation and Media arts.  “It was the perfect combination of my favourite things: drawing and cartoons.” She has worked in animation and design on TV, films and video in New York, Mexico City and London –  the Harry Potter series, The Hunger Games, Ex-Machina and James Bond to name but a few. She teaches animation at Notting Hill and Ealing High School.

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