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Drawing workshops Hertfordshire run by Koala Courses

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Painting workshops Hertfordshire run by Koala Courses

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Explore the fundamentals of drawing: line, tone, texture and form through a carefully structured programme. This series of workshops is designed for the adult learner with who have completed 'drawing from scratch' or who haven't drawn in years. little to no drawing experience. Over a period of 6 x 40 min sessions, you will recieve instruction and be provided with assignments to work on between sessions. It's a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses. Develop your knowledge of basic drawing skillls and concepts with a wide range of materials. Gain the confidence to realise your artistic vision. The workshops follow a choice-based education format where you will choose a subject to draw.

There is an emphasis on observational drawing with a focus on understanding a variety of artistic techniques. You will develop technical samples from objects and images that inspire you, which you can use in your artistic practice at home.

Throughout the course, you will also be exposed to a wide range of basic art technical terms. You will be provided with a carefully structured framework to follow, as well as scope to experiment with self-directed activities. The following loose outline is based on historical and contemportry techniques used in art: line, tone, texture and form.

Date: Availability between Dec 2020 - Mar 2021,
Duration: 40 minute x 6 sessions
Location: Online
Requirements: Zoom app (free to download), materials & equip to be notified & supplied by learner
Audience: Beginners and improvers; 18+
Lesson style: Online lessons with tutor where you will be given assignments to work on between sessions. Student to photograph work and submit via email to tutor for feedback in the next online session. 
Cost*: Individual rate:£135.28 (£22.55 pp/40 min session); Couple rate rate:£240 (£20 pp/40min session). *Prices valid until March 2021
To enrol or if you have any questions email:
For Terms and Conditions, click here
When can I enrol?
You can enrol throughout the year. If you require any help with enrolling, please email us: All our workshops are small, so students get more individual attention from the tutor.
My workshop is not available, or at a time I can't attend?
Don't fret we also happily offer one to one private tuition in a public space, so register your interest today at If you want to be notified of our new courses, please subscribe to our mailing list here. In the meantime, follow us on twitter for all our latest happenings at Koala Courses. You'll find lots of creative tips there for you.
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About Koala Courses

What - Koala Courses runs painting and drawing workshops periodically (a list of upcoming workshops can be view here) for young and mature adults. Alternatively, we also offer one to one private tuition in a public space. So if there are no workshops running, why not register your interest and we will contact with our next available programmes. We are able to offer flexible arrangements, so contact us today.

Where - We offer our services across Hertfordshire, inc. St Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage, Letchworth, Knebworth, Hertford and Hitchin.

About - Our workshops are generally small (8 or less). Private one to one tuition rates are £33.82 per hour* exluding the hire of a public space (*rates valid until March 2021; venue hire rates are typically range from £5 to £15 per hr). We are able to offer one hour one to one tutorial sessions for £38.82 per hour in Hitchin and Letchworth, dependent on availability. Please contact us for more information on group rates.

Age range - 18 years onward, as long as you are willing and enthusiastic.

What makes us unique - Aside from being passionate about what we teach, Koala Courses can offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) learning opportunities, specifically between the sciences and the arts. So even if you undertake a masterclass in colour theory, there might be a little scientific element to it. We also can deliver innovative, project-based learning such as Arts Awards (Bronze & Silver) to learners up the age of 25 years, which are nationally recognised qualifications.

Payment - via PayPal.

Terms and Conditions - Can be found here.

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