section of a drawing by Paul Handley of a cast of a figure

‘Drawing from the antique’ 1-day workshop with Paul Handley NEAC

18 Jan 2020
Heatherley's School of Art
Until the turn of the twentieth century drawing from the ‘antique’ – a canonical group of classical statues that provided ideal exemplars of artistic achievement - formed a core component of every art students training
photo of the stairwell in the Wallace Collection

‘Learning from the masters’ short course with Daniel Shadbolt NEAC

22 Jan 2020 to 19 Feb 2020
The Wallace Collection
Drawing from paintings helps us to understand processes and to imagine how the artist set about making the picture itself
painting of a still life

‘Trusting Your First Instinct’ 1-day workshop with John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

29 Feb 2020
Heatherley's School of Art
Painting directly from observation and trusting first instincts, students will be encouraged to work as unselfconsciously as possible...
Photo of a pile of sketchbooks

‘Working with Sketchbooks’ 1-day workshop with Robert E Wells NEAC RBA

14 Mar 2020
Heatherley's School of Art
The workshop will start with a brief overview by Robert of his use of sketchbooks, and their importance to his studio works...
Richard Pikesley in his studio

Painting day with Richard Pikesley in aid of the AGBI charity

21 Mar 2020
Middlehill Farm
A guided day's painting with Richard Pikesley PPNEAC, either working on nearby coastal or landscape subjects of West Dorset or in the studio if the weather's unkind.

Two scholarships are awarded each year to emerging artists with the most promising portfolios.

We offer a thorough & sound approach to drawing in its many forms, with small classes to ensure a personal & individual tutor/student relationship