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Art Taster

Art Taster

Are you a budding Van Gogh or Picasso? If you are entirely new to art, beginning to draw, or perhaps looking for a new creative outlet, our Art and Drawing courses are for everyone wanting to learn art.

Our wonderful Art tutors are here to encourage your creative expression and hone your unpracticed skills. They will assist you in finding your right starting point. In a friendly and relaxed environment, this Art Taster is a great outlet to spark your interests. You’ll enjoy a practical art lesson and have ample opportunity to discover which of our longer courses may be the right fit for you.

We offer a variety of art and drawing classes to take after this Taster. Our How To Draw and How To Paint Beginners Classes will be the perfect next step to continue your artistic journey with City Academy.

ART TASTER CONTENT

Guided by your tutor, in this Art Taster class, you will:

  • Focus on drawing using pencil, charcoal and pastels.
  • Understand the basics of structure, composition, rendering shape, line work, mark-making and smudging.
  • Receive support from your tutor to guide you and answer any questions you may have.
  • Build confidence on your artistic journey.

LEVEL

This Taster is for everyone. No prior experience is needed.

STYLE

Our art tutors have different approaches to suit everyone, you will be encouraged to find your own personal style.

WHAT TO WEAR

Bring a protective apron or washable clothes as charcoal and pastels can be messy.

MATERIALS

All required materials will be provided.

YOUR ART SUPPLIES

City Academy's art studio is fully equipped with everything you need to get creative. 

We recommend you bring your own art materials, however we will supply materials if you don't have your own.

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
11 Oct Fri 18:45-20:15 90 mins Dominic Kennedy City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £20.00
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12 Nov Tue 18:45-20:15 90 mins Dominic Kennedy City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £20.00
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11 Oct Fri 18:45-20:15 90 mins Dominic Kennedy City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £20.00
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12 Nov Tue 18:45-20:15 90 mins Dominic Kennedy City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £20.00
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All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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