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 the dot-art Gallery. 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.

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Bluecoat

Liverpool ONE, School Ln, Liverpool L1 3BX

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 9th May 2017, 6.45 – 9pm

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 9th May 2017, 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 9th May 2017, 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)

Beginners Digital Photography

Sunday 26th March 2017, 11am-5pm

Sunday 30th April 2017, 11am – 5pm

Led by BIPP Photographer of the Year 2016, Bryn Davies, develop your photography skills in this introductory one day course. You’ll cover the basics of digital cameras and an overview of Exposure and Composition with a practical workshop of People and Place.

Sunday 26th March 2017, 11am-5pm
Eventbrite - Beginners Digital Photography

Sunday 30th April 2017, 11am – 5pm
Eventbrite - Beginners Digital Photography

Smartphone Photography

Sunday 14th May 2017, 11am – 5pm

Eventbrite - Smartphone Photography

oil painting
beginners digital photography workshop at bluecoat
smartphone photography workshop with mark reeves at blueocat

Faith Bebbington Studio

14 Love Lane, Liverpool L3 7DD

Wood Carving (10 Week Course)

Wednesdays from 10th May 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.

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 8th May 2017, 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)

Portrait Drawing (10 Week Course)

Tuesdays from 9th May 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

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 1AP

Drawing in the Palm House (10 Week Course)

Wednesdays from 10th May 2017, 6 – 8pm

Led by artist Eimear Kavanagh, 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 Sefton Park Palm House.

Eventbrite - Drawing in the Palm House (10 Week Course)

Sketching in the Palm House

Sunday 2nd April 2017, 10am – 1pm

Sunday 14th May 2017, 10am – 1pm

Sunday 9th July 2017, 10am – 1pm

Led by 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

Beginners Photowalk

Sunday 4th June 2017 10am-1pm

Bring along your smartphone, tablet, digital or film camera and join Rachel Brewster from Little Vintage Photography for a fun beginners photowalk in the beautiful surroundings of Sefton Park.

Eventbrite - Beginners Photowalk

drawing in the palm house
palm house drawing