DRAWING COURSES

Beginner I Intermediate I Advance Level

Sunny Art Academy I Covent Garden

DRAWING COURSES

Beginner I Intermediate I Advance Level

Sunny Art Academy I Covent Garden

London's Best Rated Drawing Courses

"Drawing is the necessary beginning of everything, and not having it, one has nothing." - Donatello

A foundation to all artistic training, our introduction to drawing courses sharpens your eye and hones your artistic skills. Highly recommended before venturing into painting, this course builds understanding in line, proportion, and tone - crucial elements for all compositions.

Throughout your art course, our team of expert fine art tutors will offer personalised instructions and demonstrations. With backgrounds from top art academies globally, our tutors uphold the highest standards in art education. Our expert art tutors have been teaching drawing for decades, meaning they can cater to students of all levels, ensuring a world-class learning experience.

Study with the World-leading Art Tutors

Our team comprises world-leading artists and art tutors, each with educational backgrounds from prestigious institutions such as Central Saint Martins College of Arts, Chelsea College of Art, Slade School, and Royal Academy of Art in London, École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Athens Academy of Art in Greece, and the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence. Trained to proficiently work across various media and subjects, our expert art tutors continuously introduce cutting-edge methods and techniques. This commitment ensures our customers' sustained engagement with art, solidifying the Centre's first-class reputation in London.

About Sunny Art Centre

As a leader in art education, Sunny Art Centre has become a preferred destination for studying art in London. Our dedicated art tutors consistently introduce cutting-edge methods, solidifying the Centre's first-class reputation. We have conducted art workshops and drawing and painting courses for prestigious institutions including the National Gallery, Royal Academy of Art, Southbank Centre, BBC, ITV, and more.

Tailored Drawing Courses for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Levels

What You Will Learn:
Embark on a creative journey with our practical drawing course, exploring a variety of materials. Gain proficiency in key aspects of observational drawing, including proportion, perspective, line, and tone. Engage in discussions on historical and contemporary drawings, fostering a personal approach to subjects such as landscapes, portraits, objects, and photographic images.

Course Details:

  • Beginner to advanced drawing classes held in our central London art school in Covent Garden.
  • Flexible timetable with options available on both weekdays and weekends.
  • Convenient online booking, taking only 3 minutes to complete.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Utilise various materials like graphite pencil, pen, charcoal, and erasers in your drawings.
  • Demonstrate a full range of tones in your artwork.
  • Improve accuracy in observation and drawing.
  • Boost confidence in your drawing abilities.

Who Can Apply This Art Course

This art course is open to all art lovers, over the age of 16. 

Timetable

We have a rolling timetable every week, you can start your course at any of your preferred time slot

  • Tuesday to Friday:
    4:00 pm - 6:30 pm   6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday:
    9:00 am - 11:00 am   11:30 am - 1:30 pm  
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Small Groups with Bespoke Art Tuition

Experience bespoke art education in our small-group courses led by expert fine art tutors with international acclaim. Benefit from personalized guidance in mastering drawing techniques, delivered by tutors with decades of global teaching experience. With a maximum of 10 students per class, enjoy sustained attention and flexibility with weekday and weekend options. Book effortlessly online to learn at your convenience from our esteemed tutors.

  • Each course follows a step-by-step structure to cover the necessary concepts and techniques according to your chosen package
  • For each lesson, your workspace will be set-up for your arrival, and the tutor will have your specific subject prepared for the lesson
  • You will receive group or individual demonstrations plus one-to-one expert guidance during the lessons. At the end of each class, your progress is recorded.

Enjoy a Flexible Timetable Tailored to Your Schedule

With our course packages, such as the 60 art lessons option, convenience is at your fingertips. Your purchased package seamlessly integrates into your online account, granting you the freedom to log in and book any available art class at our centre or join live online art lessons (refer to the timetable section below).

Our art classes run daily, offering you the flexibility to book at any time that suits your schedule. Take control of your learning journey by selecting the time slots and starting date that align with your preferences.

Book Your Art Course Now

Elevate your drawing skills and unleash your artistic potential. Secure your spot in our esteemed art classes. Book online in just 3 minutes, and embark on a transformative artistic journey.

Contact

A: Sunny Art Academy, Covent Garden, Kemble St, London, WC2B 4AN
T: 020-86165990 
E: info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk
Office Opening Hours: 10 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri)

CHOOSE YOUR ART COURSES

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Once you've signed up for a course, your course lessons (credits) will be added to your online account. Here's what you can do:

  1. Manage Your Schedule: View the course timetable and book your preferred time slots for lessons.
  2. Stay Organized: Easily manage your existing bookings and review your booking history.
  3. Stay Informed: Receive confirmation emails and text message reminders about your upcoming bookings.

Get started now and begin your creative journey with ease!

DRAWING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

50
lessons

This package allows for an introduction to further dry media, including pastels. A balance of proportion, accurate tonal range, and the artistic flow of mark-making will be encouraged. Discovery and discussion of the techniques and styles of both traditional and modern masters will be emphasised to further inspire and inform each individual student’s distinct style and development.

40
lessons

This more comprehensive art course is recommended to any student who has a serious interest in developing their drawing skills further with a view to the intermediate drawing course or beginners painting course. On top of the skills covered in the first 20 art lessons, concepts of composition and perspective will be introduced, which will inform the completion of larger, more complex projects to a higher standard.

20
lessons

This art course will comprise an introduction to basic materials and techniques, with an emphasis on shapes, quality of line and basic shading in the form of sketches and observational studies. Lessons will then move into the development of these techniques. Students will complete highly finished drawings and will have begun to develop a more honed eye.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


£1178 + VAT (£1,473 | save £295)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to basic materials and techniques
  • Emphasis on shapes
  • Studies of quality of line and basic shading in the form of sketches and observational studies
  • Compositional studies and techniques
  • Perspective
  • Proportions
  • Tonal ranges
  • Mark-making

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

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40 Art Lessons


£935 + VAT (£1,185 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to basic materials and techniques
  • Emphasis on shapes
  • Studies of quality of line and basic shading in the form of sketches and observational studies
  • Compositional studies and techniques
  • Perspective

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

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20 Art Lessons


£605 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to basic materials and techniques
  • Emphasis on shapes
  • Studies of quality of line and basic shading in the form of sketches and observational studies

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

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DRAWING COURSE FOR INTERMEDIATES

50
lessons

On top of the issues explored during the first 40 lessons, students will begin to tackle more complex techniques, such as the depiction of reflected light, cast shadow and tonal value, as well as different atmospheric effects through monochrome values.

40
lessons

The extended intermediate course will strengthen the student’s ability to depict form, tone and light, as well as offer opportunities to work on projects chosen by the student themselves. Students will further develop a sense of personal style which will enrich their portfolio.

20
lessons

This series of lessons will allow those art students with some drawing experience to reacquaint themselves with both traditional and more contemporary drawing and dry media techniques. Tutors will tailor critiques to the needs of the individual student, encouraging them to delve further into unfamiliar techniques or materials. Increased emphasis will be placed on chiaroscuro, atmosphere and the variation and treatment of edges, pushing students to create works of greater depth.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


£1178 + VAT (£1,473 | save £295)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Traditional and contemporary drawing and dry media techniques
  • Chiaroscuro techniques
  • Atmosphere studies
  • Treatment and variation of edges
  • Expanded techniques for forms, tones, and lights
  • Work on personal projects and body of work
  • Reflections of light
  • Cast shadows and their tonal values
  • Monochrome

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


40 Art Lessons


£935 + VAT (£1,185 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Traditional and contemporary drawing and dry media techniques
  • Chiaroscuro techniques
  • Atmosphere studies
  • Treatment and variation of edges
  • Expanded techniques for forms, tones, and lights
  • Work on personal projects and body of work

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


20 Art Lessons


£605 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Traditional and contemporary drawing and dry media techniques
  • Chiaroscuro techniques
  • Atmosphere studies
  • Treatment and variation of edges

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

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DRAWING COURSE FOR ADVANCED

50
lessons

On top of the issues explored doing the first 40 art lessons, particular and deeper attention will be dedicated to life drawing. A knowledge of anatomy, muscles and the skeletal structure of the body will be gained through a focus on life drawing classes. By the end of this course, the student will have developed a full range of drawing skills, enabling them to master the most complex of subjects.

40
lessons

For those committed to developing their drawing techniques as far as possible; experimentation will be encouraged as well as the completion of highly finished drawings. Throughout the history of artistic training, continual practice of drawing has been encouraged. We highly recommend an extended course of lessons for the committed art student.

20
lessons

For those with a strong background in drawing, this series of lessons allows students to pinpoint to our highly qualified and experienced tutors the areas that they wish to develop. Students will be offered a bespoke tutoring service in the areas if their choice, which will help them to develop the basis of a professional drawing portfolio (or expand upon an existing one). Subjects can be guided by the student. Students will be encouraged to consider different approaches to drawing.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


    £1,178 + VAT (£1,473 | save £295)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • New approaches to drawing
  • Adaptation of techniques and use of materials for different subject matter and themes
  • Development of a polished body of work and drawing portfolio
  • Selection of subject matter to focus on and refine
  • Implementation of anatomical and life studies

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


40 Art Lessons


£935 + VAT (£1,185 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • New approaches to drawing
  • Adaptation of techniques and use of materials for different subject matter and themes
  • Development of a polished body of work and drawing portfolio
  • Selection of subject matter to focus on and refine

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


20 Art Lessons


£605 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • New approaches to drawing
  • Adaptation of techniques and use of materials for different subject matter and themes
  • Basic development of a polished body of work and drawing portfolio

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

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ADVANTAGES

ADVANTAGES

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Flexible Credit System for Cost-Efficiency

Optimize your learning with our flexible credit system. Lessons are deducted only when you book a class, akin to an Oyster Card system. This flexibility allows you to progress at your own pace, booking lessons as you navigate your artistic course.

Transparent Progress Monitoring

Stay informed about your artistic journey. After each lesson, your tutor provides feedback visible to other tutors, ensuring continuity in your progress. Even after a break, your entire history is retained for seamless resumption.

Effortless Management with Your Online Account

Take control of your schedule through your online account. Easily manage bookings, cancellations, and rescheduling. With a 48-hour policy, we recommend booking at least 2 days in advance for optimal seat availability and flexibility.

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Tailored Study Plans for Your Artistic Journey

Embark on your artistic adventure with a personalized touch. In your first lesson, engage in an introductory session with a dedicated art tutor who will assess your focus areas and skill level. This initial interaction enables the creation of a bespoke Study Plan, guiding your course structure to maximize results.

Expert Guidance from Renowned Art Tutors

Crafted by expert art tutors with illustrious backgrounds from prestigious institutions such as the Royal Academy of Art and Central Saint Martins in London, our art courses promise excellence. Our tutors, with years of international teaching experience, are committed to nurturing your artistic talent.

Intimate Classes for Individualized Attention

Experience the intimacy of small art classes, limited to fewer than 10 students. Our teachers, in line with your Study Plan, tailor each lesson, offering personalized guidance and teaching techniques suited to each student's needs.

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OUR ART TUTORS

Our tutors have exceptional skills and unparalleled experience when it comes to advising students for their portfolios. they honed their valuable skills and trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, including the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Central Saint Martins College of Art, Chelsea College of Art, Bartlett School of Architecture, and Goldsmith College of Art in London, the Athens Academy in Greece and the Florence Academy of Art. They exhibit their work in the UK as well as internationally, and have appeared in various publications and programs, including those of the BBC. These qualities guarantee the high success rate our students achieve in entering the programmes of their choice.

The extraordinary efforts of the art tutors ensure that the organisation can continuously deliver bespoke cutting-edge art tuition for students both on-site at our London art studio, Sunny Art Centre or remotely online.

SUNNY ART ACADEMY

CONTACT US

ADDRESS:
Sunny Art Academy
Covent Garden
Kemble St
London
WC2B 4AN

TELEPHONE:
02086165990

EMAILS

GENERAL ENQUIRES:
info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk

PLAN YOUR VISIT

OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
10 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri)

TUBE

Covent Garden: Picadilly Line

Holborn:  Central Line/Picadilly Line

   

BUSES

Aldwych Kingsway ( Stop F )
Buses: 1,68,91,168,188,N1,N68,N91,N171,SL6

CAR PARKS

Lincoln's Inn Fields Car Park (Open 24/7)
Urban Parking Shelton Street  (Open 24/7) 
NCP London Covent Garden (Open 24/7)
Intelli-Park Covent Garden (Open 24/7)