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FIRSTSITE: Watercolour with Sally Delany – All abilities- Tues 10:30–12:30 8 Jan–12 Feb & 26 Feb–2 Apr 12 wk course £198 (12 for price of 11) or £18 per individual session. Produce a range of watercolour paintings. Inspired by a range of themes eg landscapes, portraits and still life, you receive individual tuition and guidance from the artist to develop skills in techniques such as wet-in-wet, colour mixing and pen & wash.

Life Drawing – Beginners to Intermediate
Tuesdays 2:30pm – 4:30pm 8 Jan – 12 Feb & 26 Feb – 2 Apr ’19
12 week course £198 
(12 sessions for the price of 11)or £18 per individual session
Work with charcoal, pencil and pastels to explore the human form. Drawing from clothed and nude models, you will receive individual tuition and guidance from the artist to learn skills in mark-making, portraying movement and capturing expression.

Life Drawing- Intermediate to Advanced
Tuesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm 8 Jan – 12 Feb & 26 Feb – 2 Apr ’19
12 week course  £198 
(12 sessions for the price of 11)or £18 per individual session
Explore the human form through charcoal, acrylic and inks. Working from clothed and nude models, you will receive individual tuition and guidance from the artist to learn skills in colour mixing, manipulation and light and shade.

Portraits –All abilities – Saturdays 10:30am – 12:30pm
12 & 26 Jan, 9 & 23 Feb, 9 & 30 Mar ’19 6 week course
£90 
(6 sessions for the price of 5) or £18 per individual session 
Drawing from photographs and models, you will receive individual tuition and guidance from the artist to learn skills in proportions, tone and brush work – creating a range of portraits in a variety of mediums.

Simon Carter Workshop: Turn your drawings and sketches into paintings under the expert tuition of Simon Carter, painter and President of Colchester Arts Society.  From Sketch to Paint with artist Simon Carter – All abilities – Workshop Sat 2 Feb 2019 10am – 1pm £55
This one-off session includes a presentation and demonstration by Simon of the techniques and skills he uses to create paintings from his drawings, capturing the immediacy of the sketch in paint. You will then be guided through a practical workshop to translate the energy of your own drawings or sketches into paintings. You will need to bring a selection of your drawings or sketches to work from during the class.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES… click> https://www.firstsite.uk/learning/adults/       https://www.firstsite.uk/whats-on/

Also classes at the Minories click> www.colchester.ac.uk/course/gallery-drawing-experience/     … or see the arts and crafts section on the homepage menu – lots to do!