9 September – 14 October
2 – 4.30pm
Limited to 10 people
Our Beginners & “Improvers” Drawing & Painting Course is for you if
- You have taken a few steps towards drawing and painting and want assistance to develop further
- You have thought about starting, but not quite sure how to go about it
- You want to develop your artistic confidence with a refresher
In this six week course artist and tutor Joel Sydenham will show you how to master mark making and handle a paint brush using in class exercises and demonstrations.
The course is structured so you develop and build on your skills. Each week we explore different creative approaches, visual language and artistic techniques aimed at helping you discover your own unique style of expression and enable you to create art that matches your taste.
You have the choice of working in either acrylic or oils in this Beginners & “Improvers” Drawing & Painting course. And you are encouraged to draw or paint a subject of your choosing each week, provided you incorporate the newly learned techniques and concepts in your work wherever possible.
Materials needed – you will have to provide your own materials for the course:
- Set of pencils for sketching
- Pencil sharpener; an eraser; ruler
- Paint brushes
- 1 x pad of paper suitable for acrylic or oil paints
About the Tutor
Joel Sydenham (chidi3s) is a visual artist based in Acton, London, with a degree in chemical engineering, which he gave up to fulfil his dream of being an artist, and follow his passion for connecting with people on an emotional level. He is a qualified tutor running workshops for charities, educational organisations, and youth centres across London.
His personal philosophy is “self-expression, leads to self-knowledge, which leads to self-actualisation”. He believes every individual is born a creative genius, and his personal goal for his workshops is to help people gain the necessary skills to express that genius.