Take your portraiture and figurative work to a new level by
learning the methods and techniques of the old masters in a
way that enables you to enter the new and exciting world of
At The Painting School, you will not be taught to be a slave to the methods and techniques of the old masters, but to learn from them, to apply them in a way that meets the expectations of modern realism and further develop your unique personal style.
As with the The Sculpture School, The Painting School’s ethos is excellence. The focus is on mastering contemporary and traditional painting and drawing skills; learning how to ‘see’ shape and form, understanding anatomy and proportion, learning how to use light, value and tone. Importantly you will discover how to apply the well proven methods of the old masters in a Contemporary Realist style.
Our tutors are at the top of their profession and dedicated to teaching and enabling students to produce work beyond their expectations.
The Painting School workshops are designed for both the
professional and amateur artist who are serious about enhancing
their capabilities. Although workshops are designed for artists
with varying experience and professional training, they are unlikely to
be suitable for beginners. If you are not sure if a workshop will be
suitable for you please contact us.
An exciting 4 day course for the experienced painter designed to provide a solid foundation to your work will give you that capability all professional painters seek, the capability to reliably create a likeness and invent characters from imagination which have the authority of true human anatomy.
This fascinating 4 day workshop will focus on painting the figure from life, covering the important skills of how to ‘see’ shape and form, understanding anatomy and proportion, and the use of light, value and tone. For the experienced painter, the methods taught will help you achieve a contemporary feel in your paintings of this classical subject.
Refreshments and daily lunches are provided. Please note that certain materials are required for these workshops and you will receive a complete list on application.
Information on local hotels and B&B’s is supplied with each application.
Call 01837 82879 to book via the phone or use the buttons above to book a course online.
Card payments are accepted.