Beginners Drawing & Painting Class with Joel Sydenham

13 Jan - 17 Feb

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£105 (£90 concession)

Class details

This Beginners Drawing & Painting class is ideal if you want to learn the basic concepts and techniques and develop your own style.

13 January – 17 February


2 – 4.30pm

Introduction to Drawing & Painting is limited to 10 people

Course fee: £105 adults (£90 concessions)

Want to learn how to draw and paint? In this six week beginners drawing and painting course we shall cover the basic concepts and techniques.

Each week artist and tutor, Joel Sydenham will show you how to master mark making and handle a paint brush using class exercises and demonstration. At each session Joel will introduce a new concept or technique, as well as guiding you to understand how to best implement these new concepts and techniques into your work.

By the end of the course you will have gained new skills and more confidence to create your own work.


You will need to supply your own materials for this course:

  • Pencil set for sketching
  • Brush Set
  • Acrylic Paint : We suggest
    • Black
    • Titanium White
    • Ultramarine
    • Yellow Ochre
    • Cadmium Red
    • Sap Green
    • Cadmium Yellow
    • Permanent Rose
  • Pencil sharpener; an eraser; ruler
  • 1 x pad of paper suitable for acrylic paints
  • Apron or old shirt

You can buy a starter kit from Cass Art which includes paint, brushes and paper : www.cassart.co.uk starter acrylic set

About the Tutor

Joel Sydenham (chidi3s) is a visual artist based in Acton. He has a degree in chemical engineering which he gave up to fulfill his dream of being an artist and follow his passion for connecting with people on an emotional level. Not only is Joel a painter, he writes and performs poetry around London and has a range of merchandise. He is also a mentor for The Prince’s Trust.

Joel has a passion for community development and has run over 50 workshops for charities, educational organizations, and youth centers across London. He also works as an Art Tutor with Hounslow council’s adult education, where he creates and teaches adult and family learning courses. He believes every individual is born a creative genius, and as a tutor he aims to help people gain the necessary skills to express their genius.

Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 13 Jan - 17 Feb
Wednesday 2:00 pm
Fees: £105 (£90 concession)

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