Short Courses

IPB 2

Fast Draw Illustration

18+; Thursday 19.00 - 21.00

17th September (1 week, £18) Wandering what all the fuss is with illustration? Love a challenge? Want to flex your pen muscles? Illustration is fast becoming a popular art form. Find out what it’s all about in this fun, fast, sketching session. Be challenged by a series of quick draw exercises designed to get you thinking creatively, stretching your imagination and maximising your own personal style, having fun with narrative art. A departure from traditional art, this is all about Art that’s Modern, Fresh and Fun!

Tutor: Salina Jane

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Botanical

Botanical Illustration

18+; Thursdays 19.00 - 21.00

24th September - 8th October (3 weeks, £54) Botanical illustration is a popular and beautiful art and can be found in many places today from scientific journals; cookbooks; magazines; adverts, cards, fabric and wallpaper design and simply as beautiful artwork. In this short course you will be inspired by seasonal flora and fauna to create your own botanical illustrations. You will learn drawing techniques and will explore the use of dip pen and watercolour paints to truly capture your subject in all its glorious colour, shapes and details. We will focus on British flowers and plants and will take inspiration from some well–known botanical illustrators.

Tutor: Salina Jane

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IPIC 2

Pen & Ink Illustration

18+; Thursdays 19.00 - 21.00

15th October - 12th November (4 weeks, £72) Leave the pencil and eraser at home. In this class we will explore different ways to use the wonderful medium of ink! Learn how to make your own ink at home, try using dip pens, master the fine liner and play with brush and washes. We will look at the variety of ways artists use ink for inspiration. By the end of the course you will have created examples of work in different techniques using ink and will leave feeling confident using this exciting and versatile, medium.

Tutor: Salina Jane

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Illustrated Alphabet 1

Illustrated Alphabet

18+; Thursdays 19.15 - 21.15

19th November - 10th December (4 weeks, £72) Explore the art of Illustrated Letters! In this course you will learn the basic forms, shapes and rules of lettering and create our own decorative, hand illustrated alphabet. You will make your own truly unique letterforms through hand drawing and decorating, giving them great personality and your own style and learning about letterforms through the process. Leave with your own hand illustrated poster!

Tutor: Salina Jane

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MM 1

Mixed Media

18+; Fridays 13.00 - 15.30

6th November - 11th December (6 weeks, £132) The Art of collage is cutting and sticking a combination of objects or papers on to a background. We will look at its rich history from Victorian scrapbooks to Dada and Surrealist collages, and create our own works exploring materials and scale based on collage of artists including as Matisse, Peter Blake, Hannah Hoch and Romare Bearden.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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