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Over 60s Art

Use simple, fun techniques, and gain skills and confidence in a range of materials while developing a personal style. This course is not suitable for absolute beginners as much of the work is advanced, experimental and/or relates to exhibitions visited by the class. There are many other painting and drawing classes at the Mary Ward Centre or Blackfriars Centre which would be more suitable.

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:13
£90 / £32
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:14
£82 / £29
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 13 June 2023
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:15
£65 / £23
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Landscape, Still Life and Portrait

Explore each genre through painting and drawing. Anyone who wants to paint and draw one or all of the three subjects: Landscape / Still life / Portrait. This course is suitable for beginners and those who have experience, for those that draw who want to paint and those who paint who lack confidence in drawing. It is a course for those wishing to create a portfolio or have an exhibition. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1228
£244 / £85
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1229
£224 / £79
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 13 June 2023
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1230
£166 / £58
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Portrait

Explore portraiture working from the clothed figure. The course is for students interested in portraiture and in learning the subtle art of drawing and painting people. The aim is to draw and paint portrait, with students working from the model, drawings and photographs. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1225
£294 / £103
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1226
£274 / £96
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 13 June 2023
Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1227
£216 / £76
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Portrait L1 And L 2

In this course we will work from the model to create portraits imbued with life. We will look at structure and rhythm within the subject and explore various approaches to 'capturing a likeness'. Drawing from examples both ancient and contemporary we will investigate the wide-range of options within portraiture. Suitable for all levels.

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1231
£294 / £103
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1232
£274 / £96
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 13 June 2023
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1233
£216 / £76
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Abstract Painting - Evening

A practical introduction to abstract art, suitable for beginners and more experienced artists. A practical, term long, introduction to abstract art for beginners and more experienced artists, interested in the diverse range of styles and techniques abstract drawing and painting has to offer. Learners are welcome to bring their own ideas, inspiration or approaches to class at any point. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri See a sample of work from this class here

21 September 2022 – 07 December 2022
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1256
£237 / £83
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1257
£217 / £76
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1258
£159 / £56
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Drawing

Develop and improve drawing skills and techniques, develop drawing for painting and discover your own drawing style along the way. Tutor bio: Abigail's practice and approach to Art and Design is wide ranging. An early memory (aged 3) is sitting beside her father (also an artist) copying his drawings - she has always been a draughtswomen. Abigail trained as a sculptor at Newcastle University in the 1980's before working on private and public realm commissions nationally. Teaching has always been a part of her professional practice and her knowledge and creative use of 2d and 3d materials is inspiring. More recent works and creative practice can be viewed at thamesnarratives@hcommons.org

21 September 2022 – 07 December 2022
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1216
£236 / £83
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1217
£217 / £76
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1218
£159 / £56
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Painting: Colour

This course will give you a broad introduction to the uses and theories of colour and a range of materials, including paint, collage and pastels. Suitable for all levels, a year-long course that can be joined during any term. Tutor Bio: Abigail's practice and approach to Art and Design is wide ranging. Although she has always been a colourist - she trained as a sculptor at Newcastle University in the 1980's before working on private and public realm commissions nationally. Teaching has always been a part of her professional practice and her knowledge and creative use of 2d and 3d materials is inspiring. More recent works and creative practice can be viewed at thamesnarratives@hcommons.org If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

22 September 2022 – 08 December 2022
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1240
£237 / £83
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1241
£217 / £76
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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27 April 2023 – 15 June 2023
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1242
£159 / £56
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Life Drawing and Painting

A course suitable for those new to life drawing, using short and long poses, experiment with various drawing and painting media while learning traditional skills.

22 September 2022 – 08 December 2022
Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1222
£266 / £93
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1223
£246 / £86
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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27 April 2023 – 15 June 2023
Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1224
£188 / £66
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Drawing: Absolute Beginners

Learn the basics of drawing using various media, building your skills and confidence, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

26 September 2022 – 12 December 2022
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1210
£237 / £83
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1211
£217 / £76
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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24 April 2023 – 19 June 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1212
£140 / £49
7 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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Life Drawing - Short and Long Poses

A mixed level life drawing course using short and long poses, focusing on line, light, colour and composition. Explore the numerous differing influences from ancient far eastern to western mainstream, with a backdrop of Eastern Taoist philosophies and the use of the Chinese brush. It is open to all levels, beginners to advanced. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

26 September 2022 – 12 December 2022
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1204CS
£292 / £102
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 September 2022 – 12 December 2022
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1207CS
£292 / £102
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1205CS
£271 / £95
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1208CS
£271 / £95
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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24 April 2023 – 19 June 2023
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1206CS
£185 / £65
7 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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24 April 2023 – 19 June 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1209CS
£185 / £65
7 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Collage And Mixed Media

A practical course for beginners and experienced artists aimed at those who want to explore the creative possibilities of collage, experiment with mixed media (paint, print, 3D, relief, found objects, etc) and make use of unexpected materials and techniques.

26 September 2022 – 12 December 2022
Monday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:1253
£234 / £82
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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02 November 2022 – 07 December 2022
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1265
£117 / £41
6 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023
Monday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:1254
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1266
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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24 April 2023 – 19 June 2023
Monday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:1255
£137 / £48
7 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1267
£156 / £55
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Mixed Media: Still Life

Our mixed media still life course is for all levels of students with an interest in working from direct observation but in a more experimental way than a traditional drawing or painting class.

02 November 2022 – 07 December 2022
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1262
£117 / £41
6 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1263
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1264
£156 / £55
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Painting And Drawing: Processes And Materials - ONLINE

Drawing and painting projects focusing on techniques, processes & materials. The course will explore the relationship between drawing & painting and work towards finished pieces.

19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1220
£218 / £76
11 Meetings
Online Course
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27 April 2023 – 15 June 2023
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1221
£218 / £76
8 Meetings
Online Course
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Watercolour For All

19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 19:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1247
£147 / £51
11 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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27 April 2023 – 15 June 2023
Thursday, 19:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1248
£108 / £38
8 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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Collage

The course is aimed at students of all levels who want to explore the medium of collage and experiment with this most versatile of art forms in a creative and experimental way. Students will be encouraged to push the boundaries of collage and to follow their own personal interests in the medium. The course will cover some basic art history of collage and will look at influential artists, along with demonstrations of materials and techniques.

26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 12:30 to 14:30
Course Code:1250
£108 / £38
8 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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26 April 2023 – 14 June 2023
Wednesday, 14:30 to 16:30
Course Code:1252
£108 / £38
8 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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