Open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 16:30 and 18:00 to 20:30 and on Wednesday 18:00 to 20:30 on appointment only.
There's usually a high demand for the Tuesday evening workshop. Please call the teacher to reserve your place.
Multi-techniques and multi-thematic workshops on a free schedule.
Do what you enjoy doing in a fun and friendly atmosphere. You can develop your skills in any area you like (landscape, portraiture, abstraction) and try out all sorts of techniques (oil, acrylic painting, drawing, pastel, inks...)
Phil takes you through each step of a composition. He acts as a coach, dispensing advice and tips on how to get the best result. He provides inspiration thanks to artist books, reproductions of artworks, exhibitions to visit and more.
Come whenever you want on Tuesday and/or Thrusday.
Class : Tuesday and Thursday
Hours : 10:00 > 12:30, 14:00 > 16:30, 18:00 > 20:30
Class on appointment : Wednesday 18:00 > 20:30
35€ per course
325€ for 10 courses
625€ for 20 courses.
Enrollment possible all year round.
Painting and/or drawing a face with expression and technical quality. Make a successful portrait is evenly based on a good observation and a good execution.
Emphasis will be put on the major stages on the development of a portrait from a photograph: the layout of a page, the proportions, the relationship between the different elements of the face, the basic sketch, the detailed sketch, the contrast and the consistency between each grey color value , the transitions between the zones of shades, the coloring up if you are painting on a canvas and finally the learning of a more abstract vision of the face.
Painting and/or drawing a landscape with expression and technical quality.
Where to start, precise positioning of the light, the horizon line, the vanishing points, the principle of perspective in drawing, the angle of vision... a variety of exercises that will make your capacities grow.
Emphasis will be put on the major stages on the development of a landscape from a photograph: watch carefully every detail, trace the main lines, make a basic sketch, draw the shades, the vegetation, the wood and stone textures, render the lights and shades effects. And for the painters, evaluate the colors and the combinations of colors, work on the different layers with various tools...
Abstraction and pictorial researches
What are the main stages in the elaboration of an abstract work of art, What is it that draws you to this kind of art? Will you be attracted by a geometrical artwork, or by a gestural or a more spontaneous artwork?
We will make a great amount of researches and experiment a lot of techniques (pastels, acrylics, oil, sanguine, charcoal, graphite...) to help you discover the unlimited possibilities of abstract art. We will try out various tools: spatula, knives, brushes, spalters and also tools created by us: cord, wire, sponge, sand paper... not to mention the different supports: canvas, cartboard, wood, MDF, paper...