Being creative is beneficial for well being and
health. Stress levels are reduced when painting or drawing. You may be
rekindling a past interest or developing a new hobby that will become
Creating personal gifts for family and friends
is uniquely rewarding.
Let me help you improve your portfolio for entry
to art college or to excellence in school examinations.
To brush up on your skills and fulfil your
creative potential is both relaxing and rewarding.
Meeting in my studio gives the right atmosphere.
In warmer weather the lessons can be taken outside and if time permits, down
in the nearby beautiful Bradford Dale.
If you already paint you can bring your artwork
for critique. This can move your work in new directions and help achieve
Private tuition will give you the confidence to
get started and join a class or art group. In winter months I hold life
drawing classes in several locations. During summer I run weekly afternoon
classes in the Peak District landscape. Check my website for current details
We’ll keep a record of subjects covered in a
written personal learning plan.
General skills; drawing with pencil, graphite,
pen and ink, brush and wash, charcoal, chalk and pastels, collage, oil
pastels, oil paints, acrylic, watercolours and mixed media.
How to measure and achieve proportion, three
dimensional representation with tones. Colour theory, perspective,
Bespoke weekend courses in any media are
available. Studio based or summer painting en plein air with a few hours of
personal tuition is a good combination to develop your skills.
Discuss your needs with me and I’ll structure
the tuition to achieve your aims. I can arrange accommodation for you
locally if required. In the evenings take pleasure in the good places to eat
all around the Peak District National Park.
ART LESSONS AS A GIFT
Art lessons can be arranged as a gift for
friends and relatives. Telephone me and I will send a handmade card to the
recipients giving details as required.
HOW DO I BOOK LESSONS?
Lesson are always arranged at your convenience.
This may be weekly, every fortnight or perhaps monthly. Minimum one hour
sessions to whole days are possible.
Students often prefer one to one teaching. It is
not unusual for couples, friends or relations to have lesson together. You
may already know what you wish to learn. If you are a beginner then I can
help you plan a course of basic skills and sound improvement. Often artists
bring their previous artworks to be appraised at each lesson.
The best way to arrange a lesson is to telephone
me now on 01629 636763.
Leave a message if I am unable to answer, I may be teaching.
WHAT IS THE COST?
There is an initial free taster session of
fifteen minutes to see if you like what is being taught to you.. This is put
in front of a one hour session so you can sample the method of teaching.
Hopefully you will continue for the full hour and enjoy the new skills,
techniques and knowledge acquired.
One hour of art tuition costs £25