Mixed Media

Mixed Media with Joel Sydenham

Joel Sydenham (chidi3s)

14 Sep - 19 Oct

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Course: Full Fee £150; Retiree Fee £125; Concession Fee £100 (Pay As You Go available)

Class details

Come and enjoy mixed media with Joel on Wednesday afternoons.

Learn and improve your drawing and painting techniques, with professional artist Joel Chidi Sydenham (also known as Chidi3s Art). Whether you’re an experienced professional or a complete beginner, you’ll find ways to make art that stands out during this class.


2 – 4pm

14 September – 19 October inclusive

Course Fee: £150 (Full Price); £125 (Retiree); £100 (Concession)

Pay As You Go Rates: £30 (Full Price); £25 (Retiree); £17 (Concession)

All materials and light refreshments are included in the fee

The course is limited to 12 artists

Develop your drawing and painting skills on Wednesday afternoons in a relaxing and social atmosphere. This course includes varied activities to help you practically understand essential drawing and painting techniques and principals.

Guided by experienced tutor and artist, Joel Sydenham, you will

  • improve your technique
  • gain confidence in your abilities
  • develop your own creative style
  • create artwork you love and are truly proud of
  • enhance your portfolio

Joel incorporates lots of practical exercises, tips and advice but keeps the sessions relaxed so the two hours fly by. Through these exercises and your own work, he is able to understand your desire to create art and help you make that a reality. He gives you regular feedback and demonstrations that could help you improve your own style, or create more dynamic work.

Working from a wide selection of visual resources you recreate paintings of your choice using acrylic paints. By the end of the course you’ll have explored and developed your own artistic tastes and style.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday afternoons in our new course, Mixed Media with Joel.


We provide:

  • All materials you require for this course

You provide:

  • An apron


Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 14 Sep - 19 Oct
Wednesday 2:00 pm
Fees: Course: Full Fee £150; Retiree Fee £125; Concession Fee £100 (Pay As You Go available)

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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