Classes & Workshops

Autumn Programme 2018

To book a place on the course please contact the class tutor.  Contact details can be found by visiting the directory of tutors at the bottom of this page

MONDAY

Drawing From Life
24 September – 3 December (half term 29 October)
10.00am -1.00pm or 2.00pm – 5.00pm
£220 full course not including materials

Intensive drawing classes for those keen to learn.  The course is aimed towards those who are looking to establish a firm and intelligent foundation for a lifetime of creative practice.  Designed to equip participants with the ability to translate observations, ideas and feelings into coherent, insightful and expressive visual statements.  The subject is presented so that real benefit will be available to the least experienced, whilst also extending the most gifted.

Tutors: Saied Dai and Charlotte Sorapure

Life Drawing and Painting Class
3 September – 10 December (half term 29 October)
7.00pm-9.30pm
£12.50 per class not including materials

An informative class aimed at improving drawing skills as well as exploring various mediums. Tuition available. For beginners to fully fledged artists wishing to work in a supportive, friendly atmosphere.

Tutor: Charlotte Edge

TUESDAY

Long Pose Class
4 September – 11 December (half term 30 October)
10.00am – 1.00pm
£11.00 per class not including materials

This is an untutored friendly life drawing class. This life model holds the one post for the whole session and is heavily lit. This is a drop in class and all abilities are welcome, no need to book!

Tutor: Sue Larner

Drawing for all Levels
11 September – 11 December (half term 30 October)
2.00pm-4.30pm
Full course £214 (or pro rata after start of term)
Half term 7 weeks £115

Inclusive of materials except paper

This class is suitable for all abilities and provides a friendly environment which supports and encourages absolute beginners, creatively challenges those who want to improve their drawing and gives a framework for artists who want to further their creative practice.   Individual attention is given to assess each student’s needs and provide them with the appropriate level of instruction.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

 Life Drawing
4th September – 13 November (half term 30 October)
6.30pm-9.30pm
£176 for term (limited concessions available, materials not included)

A highly structured drawing class using the life model as inspiration. We will use many exercises and materials to discover mark making, perspective, form, composition and tone. Each week we will tackle new aspects of drawing the human form to help each student build their own individual practice as an artist. This class will benefit beginners as well as practicing artists. Materials will be available to buy in class.

Tutor: Sue Larner

Teen After School Art Club (Ages 11-14)
18 September – 13 December (half term 30 October)
4.00pm-5.00pm
£84 full term including materials

Art classes for older children interested in extending their creative studies. Students will cover a number of mediums – clay, textiles, print, painting etc, to give the pupils a chance to develop a range of creative skills.

Tutor: Funky Art House

Children’s After School Art Club (Ages 7-11)
18 September – 11 December (half term 30 October)
5.30pm-6.30pm
£72 full term including materials

Tutor: Funky Art House

WEDNESDAY

Creativity Through Watercolour and Mixed Media
26 September – 5 December (half term 31 October)
9.45am-12.45pm
£150 not including materials

This is a course enabling people to develop in their own unique way. Initially the craft and techniques of watercolours and then mixed media (combining watercolour with goache and acrylics; also with charcoal and pastels) will be taught and demonstrated to show their descriptive and expressive potential. Nature is experienced in details of growth patterns as well as through landscape. Natural forms echo our own psychological processes and they also provide a starting point for imaginative themes; thus linking the inner and outer worlds.

Tutor:   Michael Chaitow

Life Sculpture
5 September – 14 November (half-term 31 October)
1.30-4.30pm
£176 + £16 materials

The life model holds one pose for 3-4 weeks. Clay, direct ciment fondu and wire are used to discover the human form in three dimensions. We will also tackle the portrait head, the relief and casting. Beginners welcome.

Tutor: Sue Larner

Sculpture
5 September – 14 November (half term 31 October)
6.30-9.30pm
£120 + £16 materials

This is a group led untutored sculpture class for experienced sculptors wanting to experiment using the human form as a starting point.

Tutor: Sue Larner

THURSDAY

The Art of Portraiture
27 September – 6 December (half-term 1 November)
10.00am – 1.00pm
£170 not inclusive of materials

A structured course in the art of portraiture working from the model; progressing from drawing (structure and proportion) through to full painting. Emphasis will be given to the progression from drawing through to painting, in stages, using traditional layering and glazing techniques.

Tutor: Michael Chaitow

Children’s After School Art Club (ages 7-11)
20 September – 13 December (half term 1 November)
5.30pm-6.30pm
£72 full term including materials

Tutor: Funky Art House

FRIDAY

Elements of Drawing
14 September – 14 December (half term 2 November)
10.30am-1.00pm
Full course £214 (or pro-rata after start of term)
Half term 7 weeks £115
Inclusive of materials

Drawing for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to improve their basic drawing skills. Drawing is a skill that can be learned, not a mysterious ability bestowed at random. We will use a lot of exercises and games that are proven to increase the eye-hand connection and your way of perceiving your chosen object of drawing.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

 WEEKEND

Life Painting Day
Saturday 6 October
10.30am – 4.30pm
£41 inclusive of materials except for paper

A whole day of life studies with a longer pose for the majority of the day, giving the opportunity to paint. This is also an opportunity to make some longer and more considered drawings. A wide range of materials included, plus paper at a small charge. Bring your own canvas or board if painting.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

 Printmaking By Hand
Saturday 2 November
10.30am-4.30pm
£45 inclusive of materials

Explore the art of printmaking with a minimum of equipment. You can make beautiful prints just using hand pressure with no need for a press. We will work with lino, card and collage relief prints to produce limited editions in black and white and colour, also monoprint for painterly effects.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

Drawing A Head
Saturday 1 December
10.30am-4.30pm
£41 inclusive of materials except for paper

This workshop looks at ways of drawing the model’s head. Whilst not a portrait class as such, we will discover the structures underlying the face that govern the placing of the features. All drawing media will be explored, including some colour. Some materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

Children’s Saturday Art Club

Throughout the year, Funky Art House runs a wide selection of classes for children and young people. Exploring different areas of art and design including drawing, painting, textiles, clay, paper-crafts, illustration, architecture, animation, print and more, classes are tailored to suite three different age groups: 7-11, 11-14, 14-17. Full details of the complete range of courses offered by Funky Art House are available at www.funkyarthouse.co.uk

Tutor: Funky Art House.

HALF TERM AND HOLIDAYS

October Half-Term Workshops for 7+ and 11+
29 October – 1 November
9.30am – 3.30pm
£35-£38 per day inclusive of materials

Tutor: Funky Art House

Summer Programme 2018

To book a place on the course please contact the class tutor.  Contact details can be found by visiting the directory of tutors at the bottom of this page

 

 

 

 

 

 Children’s Saturday Art Club

Throughout the year, Funky Art House runs a wide selection of classes for children and young people. Exploring different areas of art and design, including drawing painting, textiles, clay, paper-crafts, illustration, architecture, animation, print and more, classes are tailored to suit three different age groups: 7-11, 11-14, 14-17. Full details of the complete range of courses offered by Funky Art House are available at www.funkyarthouse.co.uk

Tutor: Funky Art House

HALF TERM AND HOLIDAYS

 Life Drawing Summer School
Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd July (three days)
10.30am-4.30pm
Full Course £110 or per day £41. Inclusive of materials (except paper)

Three days of studying from the life model, providing an excellent grounding in beginning to learn life drawing, or an opportunity to consolidate your practice if more experienced. You can attend for one, two or three days. Suitable for beginners.

Tutor: Felicity Bowers

 Children’s and Teen School Holiday Workshops

Keep the kids and teens entertained over the holidays by exploring a variety of arts and crafts in a real artists’ studio centre. Pupils will learn about local and historical artists and take inspiration from these to produce their own unique pieces of art. A great way to spend the holidays having fun, making new friends and learning new creative skills. Teen Art Club covers more advanced artistic techniques and projects.

Summer Holiday Workshops of 7+ and 11+
13-17 August
9.30am – 3.30pm
£35-£38 per day (matierals included)

Tutor: Funky Art House

Art Camp
Week 1 – Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August
9.30am – 2.30pm
£160

Week 2 – Tuesday 28 August – Saturday 1st September
9.30am – 2.30pm
£160

  •  Extended care is available for £8 per hour until 4.30pm

This Summer we are again offering the very popular Art Summer Camp for 9-14 year olds. During the 5 days, children will be able to develop their own creative style, through the media of drawing, painting and ceramics, they will focus on skills such as proportion, perspective and observational drawing. In the ceramics classes, they will use clay to develop their 3D construction techniques. At the end of the week there will be an exhibition in the Roper Gallery of Bath Artists’ Studios.

Tutor:  Lorna Bode 

 

DIRECTORY OF TUTORS

Lorna Bode

Creative Ceramics – hand building, slabbing and coiling techniques. 1-2-1 and small group tuition.

T:   07717 137 039
E:   ceramics@lornabode.com

Felicity Bowers

T:   01225 313301
07752 879 184
E:   mail@felicityromabowers.co.uk
W: www.felicityromabowers.co.uk

Michael Chaitow

T: 01225 938958
07773 244 272
E:   michaelchaitow@hotmail.co.uk
W: www.michaelchaitow.com

Saied Dai and Charlotte Sorapure

T:   01225 858267
07876 703 473
E:   charlotte.sorapure@gmail.com
W: www.saieddai.co.uk, www.charlottesorapure.co.uk

Charlotte Edge

T: 07910 018 751
E:   charls.walker@gmail.com

 Mary-Jane Evans
Ceramics tuition – Handbuilding Techniques

Various hand-building techniques – slabbing, coiling, collaging and glazing in my own studio/school room or a venue of your choice.  Courses and prices on application.  One to one/group sessions/societies/portfolio sessions/mentoring.  Please ring for an informal chat.  All abilities catered for.

T:   07984 645 380
E:   maryjane36@hotmail.com
W: www.maryjaneevansceramics.com

Funky Art House

Children’s and teen art classes – after school, Saturday and holiday courses.

T:   07737 615 152
E:   art@funkyarthouse.co.uk
W: www.funkyarthouse.co.uk

Sue Larner

P: 01225 835 131
E: suelarner@icloud.com

Trevor Lillistone

Ceramics: individual throwing tuition
T:   07941 716 860
E:   tlillistone.co.uk

 Fay Stevens
T:  07909 868 265
E:  fay.stevens@ucl.ac.uk
W: www.cargocollective.com/FayStevens