Drawing, Painting & Printmaking Courses in London
Whether you’re free evenings, daytimes or weekends, here at Build we have a variety of drawing and painting classes with plenty of dates and times for you to choose from. We offer a bright, modern environment for you to create your art in, as well as expert and supportive teaching. From beginners drawing and painting, to more advanced practice, take a look at our large range of courses for you to choose from.
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Course Date: Sat 5 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCome and learn photo etching processes, and how to further develop your ideas and images using traditional etching and simple photo etching techniques. These processes are great for producing detailed imagery and are ripe for experimenting with colour inking.Full fee: £229.00
Course Date: Sat 5 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn opportunity to paint and draw from the live model under the guidance of an experienced tutor in portraiture. Helpful technical aspects will be explored and as the course progresses also ideas in portraiture, for example, how we convey atmosphere and tell a story in a portrait.Full fee: £349.00
Course Date: Mon 7 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore a range of materials and approaches to develop your accuracy and creative potential in observational drawing. Building on your previous experience, learn to manipulate composition, surface and mark to create dynamic, expressive drawings.Full fee: £349.00
Course Date: Mon 7 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe human form is an endlessly fascinating subject. Enjoy an intensive, three-term practical course exploring various aspects of drawing and painting the Figure and Portrait. You'll develop confidence in practical skills, informed and inspired by stimulating historical and contemporary artist contexts for this genre.
This course requires an application prior to enrolment. Please click 'start assessement' to begin your application.Full fee: £1,799.00Senior fee: £1,439.00Concession: £1,097.00
Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA course for intermediate and experienced printmakers wanting to build on previous experience and experiment with process to consolidate and hone technical skills. The focus is on colour application, advanced intaglio processes, realising personal projects and the production of high quality prints.Full fee: £349.00
Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteStarting in the Build studio, a short introduction to the rich potential of using colour in pastels will lead to working offsite; you’ll learn ways to explore and develop your pastel techniques, working from observation in two different London parks.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis short course is a great introduction to painting directly from the nude figure. Using simple excercises, you will explore different ways to represent the human form in painting with encouraging, helpful guidance from an experienced tutor.Full fee: £149.00
Course Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a brief introduction to watercolour painting techniques and materials. Explore how watercolour paints and mediums work, and get advice from our expert tutor on the use of the different brushes and paper preparation. For those with little or no watercolour painting experience.Full fee: £129.00
Course Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA multi-disciplinary course that will help broaden your skills and experience. Record, imagine, visualise, transform, narrate and develop through a series of practical projects. This exciting course is designed to help you place drawing at the centre of your chosen artistic discipline.
This course requires a pre-enrolment application. Please click 'Start Assessment' on the right hand side of this page to start your application.
.Full fee: £999.00Senior fee: £999.00Concession: £609.00
Course Date: Thu 10 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteDevelop your creative and critical engagement in the settings of London's cutting-edge independent galleries and artists' spaces. You will build a sketch book / journal recording your work, ideas and findings.Full fee: £179.00
Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCyanotype is a photographic printing process which can produce beautiful images from existing photographs or drawings in combination with physical objects. This is a beginners' course for all.Full fee: £79.00
Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThrough close study of the great master paintings at the National Gallery, you will develop drawings that explore the language of the human form: its physicality, expressiveness and nobility.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £299.00
Course Date: Tue 15 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBe inspired by the glorious colours in nature on this introductory course. Working in a sketchbook, you will learn to observe and render the colours found in nature. By engaging in a a series of quick exercises and making multiple studies you will build up confidence in using colour and a sketchbook resource to help you progress in the genre.Full fee: £199.00
Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFull fee: £129.00
Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe human form offers inexhaustible potential for communication and expression of ideas; an exciting advanced course for those with experience of working with the figure and/or portrait who would like the challenge of exploring new perspectives on the figurative tradition in drawing, painting and mixed media.
This course requires an application prior to enrolment. Please click 'start assessment' to begin an application.Full fee: £1,699.00Senior fee: £1,359.00Concession: £1,036.00
Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to use this fantastic tool, as used by the artist David Hockney, to create, develop and explore visual ideas in the practice of drawing and painting. You will need to bring your own iPad and a copy of the Brushes application.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Sun 20 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetSpend a day creating dramatic and sensitive contemporary images in this seductive and challenging ‘one of a kind’ method of printmaking used by artists for centuries.Full fee: £149.00
Course Date: Mon 21 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe world of traditional printmaking is increasingly dominated by digital technology. Screenprinting, photo-etching, polymer gravure and relief, and photo litho all require imagery that has been generated using digital image manipulation software. This course has been developed to provide an introduction to the PhotoShop techniques required in order to prepare imagery for these printmaking processes.Full fee: £139.00
Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn opportunity to explore the beauty and simplicity of the ancient practice of mindfulness and how it can help to stimulate and enhance creativity. Through a variety of guided exercises including drawing from observation and the imagination, explore the dynamics of creative process, in terms of accessing creativity and working through common obstacles.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore the principles of the versatile medium of watercolour, including transparent colour mixing, mark-making and layering of textures and lines. Learn how to use watercolour mediums and experiment with personal expression as you complete a number of paintings.Full fee: £229.00
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