Art Classes

We run a program of art classes and courses for adults, in a wide range of subjects, in venues across Liverpool and the Wirral; Liverpool’s landmark arts centre the Bluecoat, the iconic Sefton Park Palm House in leafy south Liverpool, Hope Street Ltd, based in the city’s main shopping area of Lord Street, the dot-art Gallery, and on the Wirral, the stunning Ness Gardens. All our sessions are delivered by experienced local tutors and teachers.

Evening courses run for 10 weeks and start in Autumn, Winter and Spring, so keep checking back for new listings. If you would like further information, or to suggest a subject for future class, please get in touch.

Book using the buttons below or call us on 0345 0176660 to avoid booking fees.

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Ness Botanic Gardens

Neston Rd, Ness CH64 4AY

Drawing at Ness Gardens (10 Week Course)

Mondays from 3rd October, 6-8pm

Led by award winning artist Josie Jenkins, this 10 week drawing course will give you the opportunity to improve your observational drawing skills and try new ways of working, guided with exercises designed for all abilities, in the inspiring surroundings of the Ness Gardens.

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Introduction to Pastels (10 Week Course)

Mondays from 3rd October, 6-8pm

Event Description
Led by artist Helen Biles, this course focuses on drawing images using pastels, with the garden, flowers and plants in Ness gardens as the inspiration for the image.

Eventbrite - Introduction to Pastels (10 Week Course)

Beginners Drawing & Painting

Sunday 16th October, 10am – 4pm

Led by experienced tutor and artist Roy Munday, this day will allow people to try their hand at drawing and painting, perhaps for the first time in many years!

Eventbrite - Beginners Drawing & Painting

Adventures in Analogue Photography

Sunday 6th November, 10am – 4pm

Led by Rachel Brewster of Little Vintage Photography, this workshop introduces participants to the use of traditional photographic techniques as a way of creating unique artistic images in response to the beautiful surroundings of Ness Gardens, in a relaxed and mindful way.

Eventbrite - Adventures in Analogue Photography

Drawing in Ness Gardens
Adventures in Analogue Photography

Hope Street Ltd

76-78 Lord St, Liverpool L2 1TA

Intermediate Oil Painting (10 Week Course)

Mondays from 3rd October, 6:45-9pm

Continue the process of exploring painting processes and practices, focusing on working with oils to complete your own personal project. Suitable for those with some painting experience.

Eventbrite - Intermediate Oil Painting (10 Week Course)

Sculpting with Polymer Clay (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 4th October, 6:45-9pm

Be guided by professional sculptor, Faith Bebbington, to create your own small scale figurative sculpture using polymer clay. This course will help you to understand the movement, mechanics and textures of sculpture using using simple hand tools to mould the clay. Suitable for beginners.

Eventbrite - Sculpting with Polymer Clay (10 Week Course)

Beginners Painting
sculpting with polymer clay

Bluecoat

Liverpool ONE, School Ln, Liverpool L1 3BX

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Roy Munday leads a 10 week programme of evening lessons developing your skills in life drawing, including accurate measuring, colour and drawing techniques. Suitable for both newcomers / beginners and those continuing from previous courses, as the tutor will tailor the material to individual participants.

Eventbrite - Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 4th October, 6:45-9pm

Explore and investigate a broad range of traditional and contemporary painting processes and practices, focusing on the use of acrylics, with reknowned artist and experienced teacher Richard Meaghan. Suitable for beginners.

Eventbrite - Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 4th October, 6:45-9pm

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making and make a piece of jewellery each week! Includes how to use a jeweller’s piercing saw, drilling, filing and polishing metal correctly and how to create colour, texture and patinas on metal.

Eventbrite - Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Intermediate Life Drawing

Sunday 25th September, 11am-5pm

Roy Munday leads a one day workshop to further your life drawing skills. Suitable for those with prior experience of life drawing.

Eventbrite - Intermediate Life Drawing

Adventures in Analogue Photography

Sunday 13th November, 11am-5pm

Led by Rachel Brewster of Little Vintage Photography, this workshop introduces participants to the use of traditional photographic techniques as a way of creating unique artistic images in response to the beautiful surroundings of Bluecoat, in a relaxed and mindful way.

Eventbrite - Adventures in Analogue Photography

oil painting
Jewellery Making
Intermediate Life Drawing

dot-art Gallery

14 Queen Avenue, Castle Street, Liverpool L2 4TX

Photowalk

Saturday 8th October, 10am – 1pm

Start your weekend with a photowalk around Liverpool’s world famous waterfront and landmarks. Your tutor, BIPP Photographer of the Year 2016, Bryn Davies will guide you through finding the best angles and perspectives.

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Liverpool photowalk

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 1AP

Drawing in the Palm House (6 Week Course)

Wednesdays from 26th October, 6-8pm

Led by award winning artist Josie Jenkins, this 6 week drawing course will give you the opportunity to improve your observational drawing skills and try new ways of working, guided with exercises designed for all abilities, in the inspiring surroundings of the Sefton Park Palm House.

Eventbrite - Drawing in the Palm House (6 Week Course)

Sketching in the Palm House

Sunday 6th November, 10am – 1pm

Led by award winning artist Josie Jenkins, this three hour workshop will give you the opportunity to learn or recap basic techniques to help you draw from observation, try different materials and express what you see through drawing, all in the inspiring surroundings of the Sefton Park Palm House.

Eventbrite - Sketching in the Palm House

drawing in the palm house
palm house drawing