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Courses, Talks, & Demonstrations at St Luke's House
Courses, Talks, & Demonstrations at St Luke's House

Life Drawing


Tutor: Gordon Dryden
Location: First Floor Education Studio
Past Courses
Past Courses

Chinese Brush Painting


Tutor: Peter Millward
Fee: £53.90
Session: Wednesdays 10.30am - 1pm, 8 meetings Dates - 20th September until 8th December
Booking: Contact: 0115 9628400 for more information,
Location: First Floor Education Studio

Try your hand at Chinese Brush Painting, as this simple method uses a few basic brush stokes from calligraphy. These form the underlying structure of flowers, birds and landscapes in a style known as Free style . On the course you will learn how to write your name in Chinese characters and the date and year. This simple method uses a few basic brush strokes from calligraphy to write names or form structures such as flowers and birds.

Life Drawing Course


Tutor: Gordon Dryden
Session: Sun May 21st, Sat June 17th 10am - 3pm
Booking: Contact Fleur 07817 248915
Location: First Floor Education Studio

Collagraphy


Tutor: Lynda Child
Fee: £25 members, £30 non-members
Session: Sat. May 20th. 10 -3.30pm
Booking: Contact Lynda 0115 919 9699 / 07536 115011 / loopylady@ntlworld.com
Location: First Floor Education Studio

In the morning you'll create a collagraph printing plate, carving, scoring and stopping out the surface. You'll use adhesives to add materials to the surface and then seal the plate with shellac. In the afternoon you'll learn to "ink up" and polish back your plate. Then you'll print your collagraph on a press, making several images to take home.

Pastels


Tutor: Colin Treliving
Fee: £8 for members, £12 non-members
Session: Sat. May 6th. 10.30-12.30pm
Booking: Contact Colin, 0115 9663708 / colin@ctreliving.fsnet.co.uk
Location: First Floor Education Studio

This is an introduction to pastel painting. We'll talk about papers, types of pastels, pastel pencils etc. and take a brief look at pastel painting techniques. There will be a demonstration and if you wish to bring your own pastels and paper, you can work on the same subject, or if you prefer you can just watch the demo.

Life Drawing Workshops

My way with Acrylic Painting


Tutor: Roger Crooks
Fee: £8 members £12 non-members
Session: Sat. April 8th 10.30-1pm
Booking: Contact Roger 07986549419 / rp.crooks@outlook.com
Location: First Floor Education Studio

A chat about the pros and cons of painting with Acrylics and demonstrations on my approach to painting. There will be an opportunity for those who wish, to have a go at using Acrylic paints (provided)

Watercolour Demonstration


Tutor: Shooqi Atrabi
Fee: £8 for members, £12 non-members
Session: Sat. Mar.25th. 10.30-12.30pm
Booking: Contact Phil 0115 916 3716 / p.s.harrison@ntlworld.com
Location: First Floor Education Studio

Shooqi is a well-known painter and graphic designer. His recent solo exhibition at the NSA was very successful and well received. He will be painting a harbour view with boats, using photographs as references.

Chinese Brush Painting


Tutor: Tutor: Peter Millward
Fee: £53.90
Session: Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm, 7 meetings Dates - 25 January, 1, 8, 22 February, 1, 8, 15 March 2017
Booking: Contact: 0115 9628400 for more information,
Location: First Floor Education Studio

Try your hand at Chinese Brush Painting, as this simple method uses a few basic brush stokes from calligraphy. These form the underlying structure of flowers, birds and landscapes in a style known as Free style . On the course you will learn how to write your name in Chinese characters and the date and year. This simple method uses a few basic brush strokes from calligraphy to write names or form structures such as flowers and birds.

Tablet and Stylus


Tutor: Phil Harrison
Fee: £8 for members, £12 non-members
Session: Sat. Mar.4th. 10.30-1pm
Booking: Contact Phil 0115 916 3716 / p.s.harrison@ntlworld.com
Location: First Floor Education Studio

This will introduce use of a tablet computer for creating a picture using the Autodesk Sketchbook app. There will be an overview and a demonstration, followed by a general discussion - something for both beginners and those who've already tried tablet drawing. No materials are required but bring your tablet and/or smartphone if you want. You can install and try out a free limited version of Sketchbook or the full version for a few pounds from your tablet's app store.

Dry Point Etching


Tutor: Lynda Child:
Fee: £25 members, £30 non-members
Session: Sat. Feb. 11th. 10am- 3.30pm
Booking: Contact Lynda 0115 919 9699 / 07536 115011 / loopylady@ntlworld.com
Location: First Floor Education Studio

In the morning, using rhenalon plates and simple intaglio engraving methods, you'll create an etched image ready to print. In the afternoon you'll learn how to "ink up" and print your plates on a press. Several images can be printed to take home.

Watercolour Techniques


Tutor: Rita Mitchell
Fee: £8 for members, £12 non-members
Session: Sat. Feb 4th 10.30-1pm
Booking: Contact Rita 07876203353 / ritamitchellstudio@gmail.com
Location: Top Floor Members' Studio

This morning session will cover the basic techniques for beginners and move on to more advanced, wet on wet techniques. Using stretched watercolour paper we will paint blended skies and flowing, imaginative flowers.

St Luke's House
Friar Lane
Nottingham
NG1 6DH
Tel:- 0115 948 0476 (gallery hours)


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Nottingham Society of Artists Ltd.
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