What you will get out of it is a greater understanding of composition, drawing in different mediums and the various techniques to use, that will spark your imagination and entice you to experiment more when you get home.

Drawing from still-life (5 week course)

  • Timetable – This Still life Course runs from Weds 15th Jan to Weds 12th Feb

    First 2 weeks you will be introduced to pencil, shading, cross-hatching, pen and ink, charcoal and graphite. We will work on small studies of an object/s of your choice from a selection provided. You will make several studies in your sketchbook that you can refer back to.

    Then in the 3rd and 4th weeks we will move on to the colour wheel and tone and hue and how to mix paints. In this class you will learn the basics of painting with acrylics and how to keep colour in the ‘tonal range’.

    In the 5th week we’ll move on to our final piece, a larger still life where you will spend a couple of hours in a medium you are comfortable with to produce your artwork to hang on your wall.

    The Artist and Tutor

    Kirsten Norbury BA Hons Fine Art is a portrait artist who lives and works in Lewes. You can find out more about her here. Kirsten loves working with new artists encouraging them through practical exercises and constructive support to explore their creative side in a friendly non-judgemental environment.

    What you’ll learn

    On this course we will gear the course around the needs of the group but will cover:-


    Size and proportion


    Drawing in different mediums

    Drawing plants and flowers

    Painting in acrylic – tone and hue

    Materials and colours

    Join us over this 5 week course, you’ll come away calm and relaxed after an evening with great company, lots of conversation and a little wine! Your first glass is included in the price along with all materials apart from a sketchbook (we recommend an A3 black hardback Daler Rowney one with the spine on the short edge, from Cass Art, Clarke’s stationers, WH Smith or online).

    Everyone is welcome – all skills and abilities - you’ll come away feeling really inspired and excited to explore your art further.




Basement room to 98 High Street Lewes, access on Keere Street

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