Creative Courses

We run a program of art classes and creative courses for adults and children in a wide range of subjects, in venues across Liverpool. dot-art art class venues include Liverpool’s landmark arts centre the Bluecoat, the Everyman Theatre, Baltic Creative CIC based in the city’s creative hub in the Baltic Triangle, Make. North Docks and the historic Williamson Tunnels. All of our sessions are delivered by experienced local tutors and art 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

Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX

Abstract Painting (3 day course)

Running on Sundays from 24th March, 11:30am – 5pm.

Delve into the imaginative world of abstract painting with professional artist Emily Bartlett. Suitable for newcomers and for more experienced painters wanting to try something new and exciting.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

Photography Masterclass (Composition) (1 day workshop)

Running on Sunday 14th April, 11:30am – 5pm.

Advance your skills as a photographer with this one-day masterclass in composition.  Featuring both a theory session and practical on-location shooting.

Tickets £45 for 1 workshop

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Running on Tuesdays from 7th May, 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 week course

Beginner Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Running on Tuesdays from 7th May, 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 week course

Drawing Techniques (10 Week Course)

Running on Tuesdays from 7th May, 6:45 – 9pm

This 10 week course is designed to develop observational and expressive drawing techniques and skills. Led by artist Sarah Jane Richards, this course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to explore aspects of their own practice.

Tickets £160 for 10 week course

Creative Textile Art (1 Day Workshop)

Running on Sunday 12th May, 11:30am – 5pm

This 10 week course is designed to develop observational and expressive drawing techniques and skills. Led by artist Sarah Jane Richards, this course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to explore aspects of their own practice.

Tickets £50 for 1 Day

Essential Art History (3 Day Course)

Running on Sundays from 19th May, 11:30am – 5pm

Delve into the world of art history with art historian Sara Riccardi. Suitable for art lovers and appreciators wishing to learn and explore the essential chronology of art history from the middle ages to the 20th century.

Tickets £125 for 3 Day Course

Watercolour (3 Day Course)

Running on Sundays from 30th June, 11:30am – 5pm

Watercolour is one of the most popular mediums for people who take up and explore art. This course is designed for both absolute beginners and those more advanced who are seeking to improve their painting skills.

Tickets £125 for 3 Day Course

Abstract Painting (3 day course, spring)

Running on Sundays from 9th June, 11:30am – 5pm.

Delve into the imaginative world of abstract painting with professional artist Emily Bartlett. Suitable for newcomers and for more experienced painters wanting to try something new and exciting.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

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Everyman Theatre

5-11 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9BH

Digital Photography for Beginners (8 Week Course)

Running on Wednesday evenings from 8th May (6:45-9pm) & one Saturday, 11am – 5pm.

This course is for those who would like to move from being a keen beginner to a competent intermediate photographer. Each week of the course will include both theory and practical exercises.

Tickets £160 for 8 weeks

Lino Cut for Beginners (1 Day Workshop)

Running on Saturday 11th May, 11am – 5pm.

Explore and investigate the creative and rewarding artistic skills of lino cutting with artist and experienced teacher Catherine Carmyllie. Suitable for beginners.

Tickets £50 for 1 day

Introduction to Pastels (3 Day Course)

Running on Saturdays from 18th May, 11am – 5pm.

Learn the fundamentals of using soft pastels in this 3 day course led by artist and tutor Mia Cathcart. Starting with the basics of soft pastels and using the work of pastelist Childe Hassam as a case study, we will each recreate some of his famous works over this three day introductory course.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

Drawing for Everyone (3 Day Course)

Running on Saturdays from 15th June, 11am – 5pm.

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.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

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Make. North Docks

34 Regent St, Liverpool L3 7BN

Monoprinting (3 Day Course)

Running on Saturdays from 23rd March, 11am – 5pm.

Learn the processes and techniques of multi-layered gel plate monoprinting in three single day workshops this winter. With everything done by hand you will use acrylic paints, a variety of stencils (both man-made and from nature), textured surfaces, masking and sgraffito techniques.

Tickets £125 for 3 Days

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Faith Bebbington Studio

14 Love Lane, Liverpool

Wood Carving (3 Day Course)

Sundays from 2nd June, 11am – 4pm

Over the course of 3 Sunday workshops you will design and create a wood carving to your own design. You will learn how to use wood carving tools, practice carving techniques and learn how to finish surfaces. This course is suitable for beginners and you will be guided throughout the creation of your very own wood carving.

Tickets £125 for 3 day course

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Friends of Williamson Tunnels

Paddington, Liverpool, L7 3RG

Sketching in the Tunnels (1 Day Workshop)

Sunday 28th April, or Sunday 16th June, 10am – 1pm.

The Williamson Tunnels are a unique historical architectural feature of Liverpool. This sketching session is a mixed ability class suitable for experienced artists who want to experience drawing in this unique location or beginners looking to learn useful skills to help record the world around you.

Tickets £25 for 1 workshop

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Baltic Creative

Baltic Creative CIC, 49 Jamaica Street, Liverpool, L1 0AH

dot-art Club (10-13 yrs)

BLOCK 1 (5 weeks) – Sundays from 28th April, 1:30 – 3:00pm – £75

BLOCK 2 (6 weeks) – Sundays from 16th June, 1:30 – 3pm – £90

Led by artist Sarah Jane Richards, this fun and creative art workshop will fuel your young one’s creativity exploring art mediums including drawing, painting, sculpture and print making. Starting with the basics, this 6 week series of drawing and multimedia art workshops will focus on drawing techniques, such as line, contour, cross hatching and mark making. It enables children to understand how to plan and execute their ideas and increases their ability to observe the world around them.

Tickets £75 for Block 1, £90 for Block 2

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