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Developing your art style with artist Joel Sydenham

Joel Sydenham (chidi3s)

12 Jan - 9 Feb

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Course : £120 / £100 / £85

Class details

Join us on Thursday evenings and spend a couple of hours developing your art style with guidance and support from Joel Sydenham.


7 – 9pm

12 January – 9 February inclusive

Course Fee: £120 (Full Price) ; £100 (Retired) ; £85 (Concessions)

Weekly Pay As You Go: £30 / £25 / £20

To qualify for the Concession rate you must be either a student, or in receipt of benefits.

The fees cover all materials and light refreshments. You just need to bring your inspiration and an apron.

Limited to 12 people

We’ve designed the class in a way that helps you develop your own personal creative process and creative style; as well as create art that you find fulfilling and rewarding.

During the five week course you’ll explore a range of artistic techniques and concepts. We use acrylic paints and pencils, both coloured and graphite. We’ve divided each session into two halves; in the first half we collectively work on a concept or technique, in the second half you work on art of your choice.

To help you in developing your art style, we love it if you look for inspiration to use as a starting point in your artwork and bring it to the classes. You may find it in photographs, prints or magazines. We also have plenty of material available for you to use.

The course is suitable for people of all abilities. It doesn’t matter if you are a complete beginner, haven’t painted for years, or never developed this side of your creativity; you’ll find this course gives you time and space to develop your skills. We have established a light relaxed social atmosphere, where you can enjoy a drink and work on something you’re really passionate about at the same time.


We provide all the materials you need for the course

Sources of Inspiration 

You may be inspired by something you have at home, or found out and about. If you’d like to use it as a source of inspiration and include it in your painting, please bring it with you.

You may also prefer to use your own apron, rather than the disposable ones we have.


Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 12 Jan - 9 Feb
Thursday 7:00 pm
Fees: Course : £120 / £100 / £85

About the tutor

Joel Sydenham (chidi3s)

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.

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