• Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 26th Sep - 28th Nov

    Half term break  24th October

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    “I want to draw things accurately and in proportion.”   “I want to free up and stop being fussy.”

    These are the two most common aspirations among those developing their drawing skills.

    Discover what kind of drawing is a good fit for you.  Alex will give you the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, with a view to rediscovering your true temperament.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.

  • Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 6 weeks (2nd Half)

    From 30th Oct - 4th Dec

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    “I want to draw things accurately and in proportion.”   “I want to free up and stop being fussy.”

    These are the two most common aspirations among those developing their drawing skills.

    Discover what kind of drawing is a good fit for you.  Alex will give you the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, with a view to rediscovering your true temperament.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.

  • Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 16th Jan - 20th Mar

    Half term break  13th Feb

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    “I want to draw things accurately and in proportion.”   “I want to free up and stop being fussy.”

    These are the two most common aspirations among those developing their drawing skills.

    Discover what kind of drawing is a good fit for you.  Alex will give you the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, with a view to rediscovering your true temperament.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.

  • Course Full
    Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 5 weeks (2nd Half of Term)

    From 19th Feb - 18th Mar

    Half term break  12th Feb

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    “I want to draw things accurately and in proportion.”   “I want to free up and stop being fussy.”

    These are the two most common aspirations among those developing their drawing skills.

    Discover what kind of drawing is a good fit for you.  Alex will give you the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, with a view to rediscovering your true temperament.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.

  • Course Full
    Thursday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks,

    18th Jan - 21st Mar

    Half term break  15th feb

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA   The course structure will start with exercises and techniques, then allow more room for personal projects. More experienced artists are welcome to bring their own work from the beginning.
    Week 1: Mark making and brush stroke skills
    Week 2: Colour Theory and colour mixing techniques
    Week 3: Manipulation of Acrylic paints for a variety of effects
    Week 4: Volume, light and shadow
    Week 5: Sources of inspiration for a painting project and composition
    Week 6: Commence personal project (Start the underpainting)
    Week 7: Guidance and feedback on personal painting project development
    Week 8: Guidance and feedback on personal painting project development
    Week 9: Completion and Evaluation of final piece (What we have learnt)
  • Thursday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks,

    25th April - 27th June

    Half term break  30th May

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA   The course structure will start with exercises and techniques, then allow more room for personal projects. More experienced artists are welcome to bring their own work from the beginning.
  • Course Full
    Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 2nd May - 4th July. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    In this course, you will explore the versatility of collage and the elegance achievable when making a monochrome image.

    Delighting in textures and mark making, you will create images based on a variety of subjects including still life, landscape, versions of old masters, imagination, abstract.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 28th Sep - 30th Nov Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This term will have a more 'open studios feel, where you can get guidance on developing your own work, with special attention to techniques and methods to help you progress.

  • Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 27th Sep - 29th Nov

    Half term break  25th Oct

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA  

    This term will focus on establishing a reliable painting process. You can also receive guidance on developing your own work, with special attention to techniques and methods to help you progress.

  • Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 18th Jan - 22nd Mar Half term break 15th Feb Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This term will have a more 'open studios feel, where you can get guidance on developing your own work, with special attention to techniques and methods to help you progress.

  • Course Full

    From 17th Jan - 27th Mar

    Half term break  14th Feb, No Class 20th Mar

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA  

    This term will focus on experiencing painting methods and discovery exercises. You can also receive guidance on developing your own work, with special attention to techniques and methods to help you progress.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 4th May - 6th July. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    The summer term will focus on developing your own pictures, whilst learning about how oil paint works, and how to develop your own process to create satisfying images. This course covers all the basics to get to grips with this versatile and rewarding medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 26th April - 28th June Half term break 31st May Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This term will have a more 'open studios feel, where you can get guidance on developing your own work, with special attention to techniques and methods to help you progress.

  • Course Full
    Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 24th Jan - 28th Mar. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Drawings can be understood and enjoyed intuitively.  But to make one, we need to learn the language.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.  The course will have a varied approach using still life, imagination, landscape, working from reproductions.

  • Course Full
    Monday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 27th Sep - 6th Dec. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Drawings can be understood and enjoyed intuitively.  But to make one, we need to learn the language.

    Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.  The course will have a varied approach using still life, imagination, landscape, working from reproductions.

  • Course Full
    Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 5 weeks. 31st Oct - 28th Nov Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Course Full
    Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks. 26th Sep - 28th Nov Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks.

    From 25th Sep - 4th Dec

    Half term break  16th & 23rd Oct

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks. 16th Jan - 20th Mar Half term break 13th Feb Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 4 weeks. 16th Jan - 6th Feb   Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 5 weeks. 20th Feb - 20th Mar   Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The autumn term will focus basic principles such as anatomy and proportions.
  • Course Full
    Monday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks.

    From 15th Jan - 18th Mar

    Half term break  12th Feb

    Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 9 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The spring term will focus on expression and energy.
  • Course Full
    Friday 1.30 - 4pm. 28th Jan - 25th March Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 8 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

  • Course Full
    Friday 1.30 - 4pm. 8 weeks. 6th May - 1st July (price is for 5 weeks, commencing 27th May) Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a stimulating way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice, and is suitable for even the enthusiastic beginner. This 8 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches, and continue to develop a personal drawing repertoire.

    The summer term will focus on colour and the figure.
  • Course Full
    Friday 1.30 - 4pm. Last 4 of 8 weeks, 5th - 26th Nov (2nd half of term) Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Life drawing is a challenging and dynamic way to improve your drawing skills, wherever you are in your drawing practice. This remaining 4 weeks of this 8 week course will allow you to work from models with a variety of approaches.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 10 weeks, 22nd Sep - 1st Dec. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 28th Sep - 30th Nov Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 27th Sep - 29th Nov

    Half term break  25th Oct

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA    

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 26th Jan - 30th Mar. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 18th Jan - 22nd Mar Half term break 15th Feb Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm.5 weeks (2nd Half of Term)

    From 21st Feb - 27th Mar

    Half term break  14th Feb, No Class 20th Mar

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA    

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 4th May - 6th July Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm. 9 weeks, 26th April - 28th June Half term break 31st May Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Continue your oil painting practice in a friendly environment with other keen artists. In addition to help and advice with techniques and practical skills, James will bring projects focused on individual aspects of the oil painting process, encouraging experimentation and discovery.

  • Course Full
    Tursday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 27th Jan - 31st Mar. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Tursday 10 - 12.30. 8 weeks, 12th May - 7th July. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Thursday 10 - 12.30. 8 weeks, 6th Oct - 1st Dec. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA This course delves deep into the methods of pastel painting. Drawing on his broad knowledge and experience, accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.  
  • Course Full
    Thursday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks,

    5th Oct - 7th Dec

    Half term break  26th Oct

      Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA This course delves deep into the methods of pastel painting. Drawing on his broad knowledge and experience, accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.  
  • Course Full
    Thursday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 19th Jan - 23rd March Half term 16th Feb Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA This course delves deep into the methods of pastel painting. Drawing on his broad knowledge and experience, accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.  
  • Course Full
    Thursday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks,

    18th Jan - 21st Mar

    Half term break  15th feb

      Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA This course delves deep into the methods of pastel painting. Drawing on his broad knowledge and experience, accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.  
  • Course Full
    Thursday 10 - 12.30. 6 weeks, 27th April, 4th May 18th & 25th May 8th & 15th June   Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA This course delves deep into the methods of pastel painting. Drawing on his broad knowledge and experience, accomplished pastel artist Richard will take you through the materials, techniques and processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.  
  • Course Full
    6th September - 10-4.30

    Mill Farm, Bradford Abbas, Dorset DT9 6RE

    Join us at the lovely Mill Farm for a day of plein air sketching and painting.

    From composition, to colour, light and atmosphere, discover methods for quick, effective painting outdoors.

  • Friday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 30th Sep - 2nd Dec Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Discover new ways to see and represent the human face and personality through a series of exercises and methods. Working from a variety of live models and casts for observational drawing and painting.

    Covering anatomy, composition, proportion, tone and colour, this course will examine all the important aspects of capturing a likeness and making a satisfying portrait.

  • Monday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 25th Sep - 4th Dec

    Half term break  16th & 23rd Oct

    Wingfield Room, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA  

    Discover new ways to see and represent the human face and personality through a series of exercises and methods. Working from a variety of live models and casts for observational drawing and painting.

    Covering anatomy, composition, proportion, tone and colour, this course will examine all the important aspects of capturing a likeness and making a satisfying portrait.

  • Course Full
    Friday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 28th Jan - 1st April Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Discover new ways to see and represent the human face and personality through a series of exercises and methods. Working from a variety of live models and casts for observational drawing and painting.

    Covering anatomy, composition, proportion, tone and colour, this course will examine all the important aspects of capturing a likeness and making a satisfying portrait.

  • Monday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 16th Jan - 20th Mar Half term break 13th Feb Wingfield Room, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Discover new ways to see and represent the human face and personality through a series of exercises and methods. Working from a variety of live models and casts for observational drawing and painting.

    Covering anatomy, composition, proportion, tone and colour, this course will examine all the important aspects of capturing a likeness and making a satisfying portrait.

  • Course Full
    Friday 10 - 12.30. 9 weeks, 1st Oct - 3rd Dec. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Discover new ways to see and represent the human face and personality through a series of exercises and methods. Working from a variety of live models and casts for observational drawing and painting.

    Covering anatomy, composition, proportion, tone and colour, this course will examine all the important aspects of capturing a likeness and making a satisfying portrait.

  • Course Full
    Fridays 11am-1pm. 6 weeks, 21st April, 26th May  

    Trouvaille Gallery, Quirks Barn (next to Riley’s cycles), Trendle St   DT9 3NT

    Learn a variety of techniques such as coil building, slab building, pinch and more.

    Each weekly two hour session will introduce the processes you need to understand and enjoy this delightful medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 8 weeks, 22nd Sep - 1st Dec. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Learn about how oil paint works, and how to develop your own process to create satisfying images. This course covers all the basics to get to grips with this versatile and rewarding medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Wednesday 1.30 - 4pm. 9 weeks, 26th Jan - 30th Mar. Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    Learn about how oil paint works, and how to develop your own process to create satisfying images. This course covers all the basics to get to grips with this versatile and rewarding medium.

     
  • Course Full
    Monday 1.30 - 4. 9 weeks, 25th Sep - 4th Dec

    Half term break  16th & 23rd Oct

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This new course will introduce traditional techniques and practices to assist your personal development with this beautiful medium.

    The classes will include exercises and practical advice about paint, papers and methods.

    You can also work on your own projects with assistance when required.

  • 2nd half of term

    Monday 1.30 - 4. 4 weeks

    From 26th Feb - 18th Mar

    Half term break  12th Feb

    Small Hall, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This new course will introduce traditional techniques and practices to assist your personal development with this beautiful medium.

    The classes will include exercises and practical advice about paint, papers and methods.

    You can also work on your own projects with assistance when required.

  • Course Full
    Monday 1.30 - 4. 9 weeks, 16th Jan - 20th Mar Half term break 13th Feb Wingfield Room, Digby Hall, Hound St. DT9 3AA

    This new course will introduce traditional techniques and practices to assist your personal development with this beautiful medium.

    The classes will include exercises and practical advice about paint, papers and methods.

    You can also work on your own projects with assistance when required.

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