Art Classes

Here at dot-art, we believe that you can always find solace and inspiration in art and we are therefore delighted to announce our Autumn Programme of Creative Courses! We have introduced a range of safety measures to keep everyone as safe as possible. Participant numbers are limited to allow everyone to feel comfortable keeping a safe distance, however, due to limited spaces early booking is essential. 

We would like to reassure you that the Governments rule of six does not apply to dot-art’s creative courses. Our courses are organised events in COVID secure venues where social distancing measures are in place, and masks are compulsory. 

If you have any questions please call us on 0345 0176660 or email courses@dot-art.com.

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Over lockdown, dot-art’s wonderful team of art tutors created a range of NEW instant access online classes for art lovers everywhere, scroll down to find the right class for you.

If you have questions about how online courses work, take a look at our FAQ page, or email courses@dot-art.com.

If dot-art is unable to deliver a course, course participants will receive a full refund, so book with confidence today.

Book and view more information using the ticket links below.

Sketching in the Park

4th Oct or Sunday 15th Nov

 

1 Day Workshop

Get creative, explore and record the beautiful Japanese and old English gardens hidden in Calderstones Park. Experience drawing outdoors and learn useful skills to help capture and celebrate the world around you.

Sketching in the Anglican

10th October

1 Day Workshop

The Anglican Cathedral is a unique historical and iconic 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.

Textile Arts

12th Oct – 14th Dec

 

10 Week Course

This tactile course will cover a broad range of textile and craft based skills which can be used for a range of exciting projects. From wet felt-making to lino-printing, you will produce a varied range of samples and finished items to take home.

Life Drawing

13th Oct – 15th Dec

 

10 Week Course

The course is aimed at adults of any age, both beginners & the more advanced, who want to work directly from both the nude & clothed model. You will develop your skills in life drawing, including accurate measuring, shading & drawing techniques.

Drawing Techniques

19th Oct – 21st Dec

 

10 Week Course

No matter what medium you enjoy using, be it paint, pastel or clay, learning the fundamental drawing techniques will further develop your natural drawing ability. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to explore aspects of their own practice.

Landscape  Painting

25th Oct – 8th Nov

 

3 Day Course

Through a series of quick experimental pieces and more finished works, this landscape painting course will walk you through the process of developing your own unique visual response to the landscape.

Transform your Photography

28th Oct – 16th Dec

8 Part Workshop

Over the eight classes course, your tutor will teach you how to transform your pictures from snapshots to works of art. The course will comprise of seven evening classes via live zoom and a daytime outdoor workshop around the Albert Dock.

Portrait Drawing

1st – 15th Nov

 

3 Day Workshop

Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your portrait drawing or help you get to grips with the basics, suitable for beginners, or for more experienced portrait sketchers looking to polish up their skills.

Watercolour Painting

8th – 22nd Nov

 

3 Day Workshop

Watercolour is the most popular medium for people who take up art. This course is designed for both complete beginners and those more advanced who are seeking to refresh their skills.

Lino Cut for Beginners

14th – 28th Nov

3 Day Workshop

Explore and investigate the creative and rewarding artistic skills of lino cutting before moving onto creating and printing new designs with experienced artist and tutor Catherine Carmyllie.

Sketching in the Anglican

21st November

1 Day Workshop

The Anglican Cathedral is a unique historical, iconic feature of Liverpool. This sketching session is a mixed ability class suitable for experienced artists who want to experience drawing in this unique location.

Abstract Painting

22nd Nov – 30th Dec

 

3 Day Course

Delve into the imaginative world of abstract painting and learn how to create expressive and colourful abstract art with professional artist and tutor Madeleine Pires. Suitable for beginners.

Cyanotype Sunprint Workshop

29th November

1 Day Course

This workshop will introduce you to the use of a traditional Victorian photographic technique as a way of creating unique artistic images.

Introduction to Chinese Painting

6th December

1 Day Workshop

This Chinese brush painting session is a mixed ability class, suitable for artists looking to experiment and create graceful and simple paintings.

Introduction to Cartooning

13th December

1 Day Workshop

Suitable for beginners this workshop will teach you the fundamentals to create your own characters in cartoon form.

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Get creative online

with dot-art

 

Starting from £5

Online Course

Introduction to Caricature 

2 Session Course

Explore the world of caricaturing with financial times Illustrator, Phil Disley. Discover fundamental caricaturing techniques and create your own characters!

Online Course

Pet Portraiture in Oils

 

2 Session Course

This course will introduce you to an effective toolkit of painting techniques that will help you breathe life into your artwork, and immortalise your pride and joy in oil paint.

Online Course

Drawing and Painting Nature

2 Session Course

Delve into a world of nature through a relaxing and inspiring, drawing and painting course. Create something truly authentic and special with artist tutor Madeleine Pires.

Online Course

Create your name in 3D

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating your name in 3D at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity.

Online Course

Create a Simple Coil Pot

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating a coil pot at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity.

Online Course

Create a Human Figure 

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating a human figure at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity.

Sculpture with Faith Package of 3 online workshops!

Sculptor Faith Bebbington has created three short films exploring the exciting possibilities of sculpture:

Create a Simple Coil Pot 

Create a Human Figure 

Create your Name in 3D

3 for £12!

Online Course

Abstract Art

4 Session Course

Each lesson will begin with an introduction to classic and modern painting methods, covering a broad history of techniques that will help you develop your own unique painting style.

Online Course

Fundamentals of Drawing

2 Session Course

Through this course, you will learn the principles of drawing and develop your own drawing style, mastering drawing fundamental techniques with professional artist Roy Munday.

Online Course

Drawing Techniques 

4 Session Course

No matter what medium you enjoy using, learning the fundamental drawing techniques will further develop your natural drawing ability which you can apply to a range of creative outputs.

Are you a keen visual artist in need of guidance promoting and selling your work?

dot-art Club 

12th Sept – 24th Oct

dot-art Club kids baltic creative

6 Week Block

Every child is an artist and dot-art Club is specifically designed to help children aged 8-12 years grow their creative skills and build a lifelong love of art by exploring a range of artistic mediums, including pencil, paint, sculpture and collage.

Sketching in the Park

4th Oct or 1st Nov

Sketching in the Park

1 Day Workshop

Get creative, explore and record the beautiful Japanese and old English gardens hidden in Calderstones Park. Experience drawing outdoors and learn useful skills to help capture and celebrate the world around you.

Sketching in the Anglican

10th October

Sketching in the Anglican-Kathy-D

1 Day Workshop

The Anglican Cathedral is a unique historical and iconic 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.

Textile Arts

12th Oct – 14th Dec

textile arts

10 Week Course

This tactile course will cover a broad range of textile and craft based skills which can be used for a range of exciting projects. From wet felt-making to lino-printing, you will produce a varied range of samples and finished items to take home.

Life Drawing

13th Oct – 15th Dec

life drawing autumn 2018

10 Week Course

The course is aimed at adults of any age, both beginners and the more advanced, who want to work directly from both the nude and clothed model. You will develop your skills in life drawing, including accurate measuring, shading and drawing techniques.

Drawing Techniques

19th Oct – 21st Dec

drawing techniques spring

10 Week Course

No matter what medium you enjoy using, be it paint, pastel or clay, learning the fundamental drawing techniques will further develop your natural drawing ability. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to explore aspects of their own practice.

Transform your Photography

28th Oct – 16th Dec

digital photography

8 Part Workshop

Over the eight classes course, your tutor Mark Reeves will teach you how to transform your pictures from snapshots to works of art. The course will comprise of seven evening classes via live zoom and a daytime outdoor workshop around the Albert Dock.

Portrait Drawing

1st – 15th Nov

Introduction to Portrait Drawing

3 Day Workshop

Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your portrait drawing or help you get to grips with the basics, suitable for beginners, or for more experienced portrait sketchers looking to polish up their skills.

Watercolour Painting

8th – 22nd Nov

 

Watercolour Class - Roy Munday

3 Day Workshop

Watercolour is the most popular medium for people who take up art. This course is designed for both complete beginners and those more advanced who are seeking to refresh their skills.

Lino Cut for Beginners

14th – 28th Nov

linocas1

3 Day Workshop

Explore and investigate the creative and rewarding artistic skills of lino cutting before moving onto creating and printing new designs with artist and experienced teacher Catherine Carmyllie.

Sketching in the Anglican

21st November

Sketching in the Anglican-Kathy-D

1 Day Workshop

This Chinese brush painting session is a mixed ability class, suitable for artists looking to experiment and create graceful and simple paintings.

Abstract Painting

22nd Nov – 30th Dec

Abstract Art Autumn 2020-Madeline-Pires

3 Day Course

Delve into the imaginative world of abstract painting and learn how to create expressive and colourful abstract art with professional artist and tutor Madeleine Pires. Suitable for beginners.

Cyanotype Sunprint Workshop

29th November

Cyanotype Project-LittleVintagePhotography

1 Day Course

This workshop will introduce you to the use of a traditional Victorian photographic technique as a way of creating unique artistic images.

Introduction to Chinese Painting

6th December

Chinese Painting-Madeline-Pires

1 Day Workshop

This Chinese brush painting session is a mixed ability class, suitable for artists looking to experiment and create graceful and simple paintings.

Introduction to Cartooning

13th December 

 

introduction to cartooning

1 Day Workshop

Suitable for beginners this workshop will teach you the fundamentals to create your own characters in cartoon form.

Sculpting with Faith Package of 3 Online Workshops!

Faith-BebbingtonCreate a Human Figure

Sculptor Faith Bebbington has created three short films exploring the exciting possibilities of sculpture: 

How to Create a Simple Coil Pot

How  to Create a Human Figure

How to Create your Name in 3D

3 for £12!

Online Course

Create a Human Figure

Human Figure-Faith-Bebbington

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating a human figure at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity. 

Online Course

Create a Simple Coil Pot

coil-pot-faith

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating a simple coil pot at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity. 

Online Course

Create your Name in 3D

Name-in-3D-Faith-Bebbington

Sculptor Faith Bebbington will guide you through the process of creating your name in 3D at home using simple techniques and recycled materials.

Suitable for complete beginners, for children to enjoy on their own or as a family activity. 

Online Course

Introduction to Caricature 

Phil-Disley-Intro-Caricature

2 Session Course

Explore the world of caricaturing with financial times Illustrator, Phil Disley. Suitable for beginners to intermediates, this two-part course will teach you the fundamentals of creating your own caricatured characters!

Online Course

Drawing and Painting Nature: Tree’s 

 

ONLINE-Drawing-and-Painting-Nature-Trees

2 Session Course

Delve into a world of nature through a relaxing and inspiring, drawing and painting course with artist tutor Madeleine Pires. Over the course you will learn how to gather natural visual stimuli and progress your drawing skills, exploring form, tonal values and shading, developing skills in observation and hand-eye coordination.

Online Classes 

Drawing Techniques

Sarah-Jane-Online-Drawing-techniques

4 Session Course

Get to grips with a variety of drawing techniques with professional artist Sarah Jane Richards. This drawing course is designed for beginners and those looking for inspiration in their drawing practice

Online Course

Abstract Art 

Abstract-Art-Online-Class-Madeleine-Pires

4 Session Course

Each lesson will begin with an introduction to classic and modern painting methods, covering a broad history of techniques that will help you develop your own unique painting style.

Online Course

Pet Portraiture in Oils 

Pet-Portraiture-in-Oils-online-class-jacob-gourley

2 Session Course

This course will introduce you to an effective toolkit of painting techniques that will help you breathe life into your artwork, and immortalise your pride and joy in the wonderful medium of oil paint.

Online Course

Fundamentals of Drawing: Measuring & Proportion 

Fundamentals of Drawing-Credit Brian Roberts-Roy Munday

2 Session Course

Learn the principles of drawing and develop your own drawing style through this two-session course with professional artist and tutor, Roy Munday.