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Art classes for adults

January-April 2024

Classes currently running 

Wednesday zoom: Get drawing, building a sketchbook. 

Thursday in person: Beginners/refreshers drawing 

 

April - June 2024 

ONLINE VIA ZOOM 

 

Travelling The U.S.A through art 

17th April- 26th June ( No class 15th May)

10 week course 

Wednesday 7-9pm 

Online via zoom 

£160

In this class we shall explore some well known and not so well known artists in the U.S.A. that have shaped the art landscape. Some of these artists are Georgia O'Keefe, Andy Warhol, Grant Wood, Romare Bearden, Mary Cassatt and many more. We will learn a little bit about each artist but will mainly focus on their art techniques. Each week we will explore the different art materials and techniques used, create our own version of their work and be inspired by their art process. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

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IN PERSON, ST ANDREWS

Introduction to Pastels 

18th April - 27th June ( No class 16th May)

10 week course 

Thursday 7-9pm 

St Leonards Church Hall, Hepburn Gardens, St Andrews, KY16 9DN

£180

In this class you will learn the difference between soft and chalk pastels. You will learn how to use pastel pencils and oil pastels and also a wide variety of techniques like feathering, layering and scraffito. We will look at a number of artists who used pastels throughout art history and you will create your own still life, landscapes and copies of some of the historic masters. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

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IN PERSON, BRUNTON, FIFE

SKETCHING OUTDOORS 

Wednesday 22nd May 

10am -4pm 

£60

We will be visiting the lovely Hamlet of Brunton in Fife to soak up the countryside atmosphere, take in the beauty of the babbling stream and mastery of the  stone work. We will stop for a spot of lunch at my house where I will provide you with hot drinks and cake .In the morning we will concentrate on sketching , then in the afternoon we will focus on adding colour with your chosen medium. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up. Please bring along your own lunch. Hot drinks and cakes provided. 

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August- October  2024 

ONLINE VIA ZOOM 

 

Painting flowers with watercolours 

7th August -18th September 

7 week course 

Wednesday 7-9pm 

Online via zoom 

£112

In this course you will learn many different techniques to paint flowers with watercolours. Some quick tips, tricks and some longer processes. 

we will explore how to utilise different brushes and washes to create some free flowing flowers. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

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IN PERSON, ST ANDREWS

Beginner/refresher oil painting 

8th August- 19th September 

7 week course 

Thursday 7-9pm 

St Leonard's Church Hall, Hepburn Gardens, St Andrews, KY16 9DN

£126

In this class you will learn how to mix, apply oils to canvas, what brushes and grounds to use. I will talk you through 2 different techniques used in oil painting. 1. adding thin layer of colour onto a tonal layer 

2. Alla prima. Layering wet oils in a quick period of time. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

Painters Palette

October - December  2024 

ONLINE VIA ZOOM 

 

Drawing and painting animals ( with watercolour)

23rd October -11th  December 

8 week course 

Wednesday 7-9pm 

Online via zoom 

£128

In this class you will learn different techniques to be able to draw and paint different animals using pencil and watercolours.  We will look at some art work from art history to inspire us from Durer to Penovac as well as use some unusual techniques to create texture, such as salt , wax and clingfilm. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

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IN PERSON, ST ANDREWS

Painting landscapes with oil

24thOctober -12th December 

8 week course 

Thursday 7-9pm 

St Leonard's Church Hall, Hepburn Gardens, St Andrews, KY16 9DN

£126

In this class you will learn how to apply oil to canvas to build up an oil landscape. You will learn tips and tricks on painting clouds, trees and water learning about materials, grounds, brushes and colour mixing along the way. 

You will receive a list of required art materials on signing up, along with the course handout. 

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Coming soon 

  • Sketching outdoors

  • Mixed media winter landscapes 

  • Travelling the Americas through art 

  • Travelling through Asia through art 

  • Drawing the portrait 

  • Painting with a palette knife 

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