Art Classes

We run a program of art classes and courses for adults, in a wide range of subjects, in venues across Liverpool. dot-art art class venues include 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 and artist studiosAll 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.

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Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 1AP

Drawing in the Palm House (7 Week Course)

Wednesdays from 4th October 2017, 6 – 8pm

Led by artist Eimear Kavanagh, this 7 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 (7 Week Course)

drawing in the palm house


Liverpool ONE, School Ln, Liverpool L1 3BX

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 3rd October 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

Led by experienced tutor and artist, Roy Munday, develop your life drawing skills with a live model, including accurate measuring, colour and drawing techniques. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.

Tickets £160 for 10 classes

Eventbrite - Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 3rd October 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

Led by artist, Richard Meaghan, explore and investigate a broad range of traditional and contemporary painting processes and practices, focusing on working with acrylics to complete your own personal project.

Tickets £160 for 10 classes

Eventbrite - Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 3rd October 2017, 7:30 – 9pm

Led by artist jeweller, Helen Leigh Dolan, learn the basic techniques of jewellery making in metal 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.

Tickets £180 for 10 classes

Eventbrite - Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Beginners Digital Photography (1 Day Workshop)

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 11am – 5pm

Develop your photography skills in this introductory one day course, covering the basics of digital cameras and an overview of Exposure and Composition with a practical workshop of People and Place.

Tickets £40

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Photography Masterclass (1 Day Workshop)

Sunday 26th November 2017, 11am – 5pm

Advance your photography skills in this masterclass one day course, combining the detailed theory of composition with a practical workshop of object and environment. Photography is an ever-evolving practice of technical craft and creative flair. The basis of a good image lies in combining both the art and science. In this workshop we will aim to balance the theory with practical.

Tickets £40

Eventbrite - Photography Masterclass

Drawing for Everyone (3 Day Course)

Sundays 5th, 12th and 19th November, 11am – 5pm each day

Learn how to draw accurately and in proportion. Perfect for the complete beginner or those more advanced who feel they need to improve their drawing skills.

Be taught how to use the ‘thumb-and-pencil’ method to measure and draw in a three day intensive course at Bluecoat. Learn the principles of drawing with tutor Roy Munday and develop essential skills for drawing and developing your own style. Gain confidence in your drawing ability and take your new-found skills out of the classroom to sketch the world around you.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

Eventbrite - Drawing for Everyone (3 Day Course)

Experimenting with Mixed Media (1 Day Workshop)

Sunday 8th October 2017, 11am – 5pm

Explore and create with mixed media on canvas. Mixed media art is a type of visual art which incorporates various types of art media. By combining textures with unusual mediums, the end result is the creative accomplishment. Many techniques, materials and compositions play off each other when creating the piece. There is adventure in not knowing where you are going with it until you get there!

This workshop will present several methods of collecting and arranging, cutting apart and reconnecting, and building materials onto canvas.

This workshop/course is suitable for any anybody who loves experiment with colour and pattern, or anybody who has never tried before and just wants to have a go!

Tickets £40

Eventbrite - Experimenting with Mixed Media

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beginners digital photography workshop at bluecoat

Faith Bebbington Studio

14 Love Lane, Liverpool L3 7DD

Wood Carving (10 Week Course)

Wednesdays from 4th October 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

Learn how to wood carve with professional sculptor Faith Bebbington at her studio on Love Lane, Liverpool. Over the course of 10 weeks you will learn how to use wood carving tools, understand and choose different materials, practice carving techniques and learn how to finish surfaces. This course is suitable for beginners and you will be guided during the creation of your very own wood carving.

Tickets £160 for 10 classes

Eventbrite - Wood Carving (10 Week Course)

wood carving classes in liverpool with faith bebbington

Hope Street Ltd

76-78 Lord St, Liverpool L2 1TA

Intermediate Oil Painting (10 Week Course)

Mondays from 2nd October 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

Exploring painting processes and practices, focusing on working with oils to complete your own personal project. Suitable for those with some painting experience or those wanting to develop skills with oil painting.

Tickets £160 for 10 classes

Eventbrite - Intermediate Oil Painting (10 Week Course)

Portrait Drawing (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 3rd October 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

Learn the fundamentals of drawing characterful portraits in this 10 week course led by tutor Kathy Dereli. Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your portrait drawing or help get you started. Suitable for beginners.

Eventbrite - Portrait Drawing (10 Week Course)

Introduction to Portrait Drawing