BEGINNERS DRAWING&PAINTING ART COURSE LONDON

Our beginner’s art classes are held in our central London art studio and online through our Live Online Group Art Tuition platform. Students are taught the fundamental techniques of drawing and painting such as line, shading, colour mixing, composition and scale. They will achieve an understanding of form by first learning to draw different geometrical shapes and objects. They will then step into painting and will be taught colour mixing techniques, colour values, and painting application techniques. Students will be introduced to the following media in our beginner's courses: graphite, charcoal, chalk pastel, oil pastel, oil paint, watercolour, and acrylic paint.

Class themes include life drawing, portraits, still life, landscapes, old masters, cast drawing and en plein air painting.

In our Painting Course, you can approach media such as oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolours, while during the Drawing Course you can learn and practice with charcoals, pencils and pastels.

You can attend your art lessons both at our central London art studio or remotely online via our live online teaching platform.

All of our art courses can be learnt in our central London art studio at Sunny Art Centre or remotely online via our live online teaching platform. The live online art tuition will follow the same structure as our on-site sessions. You can, therefore, have live interactive art lessons with our expert art tutors remotely, wherever you are.

Suitability

These classes are aimed towards those who have an interest in creating art but have never taken art classes, or for those who have taken art classes in the past and wish to revisit their passion. These classes are also suitable for young people who are thinking of applying to art schools. If you wish to relax and have a bit of fun while learning about art or if you are looking to find a creative way to invigorate your life after work, this is the class for you.

What You Will Achieve Upon Completion of the Course

The step-by-step, progressive nature of our beginner's art classes will allow students to easily acquire and improve basic drawing and painting techniques. By the end of the course, students will have a solid comprehension of structure, different media, and approaches in the 2-dimensional format, and the motivation to develop their new skills.

HOW CAN WE PROVIDE YOU WITH A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE?

Bespoke Study Plan to Ensure Our Art Course in London Is the Most Suitable for You
During your first art lesson, you will have an introductory session with a dedicated art tutor to help you understand what you will need to focus on, and your skill level. This art lesson allows the tutor to create a personalised Study Plan and art course structure that will be most suitable for you. This Study Plan will provide an overall structure that lays out what you should follow and achieve during your course to maximise your results.

Different Art Tutors from the Best Art Academy
Our tutors designed and created each of our art courses. They are expert, refined art tutors with prodigious backgrounds from the best international academies and universities such as the Royal Academy of Art and Central Saint Martins in London, the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and Athens Academy in Greece. Our art tutors have years of experience teaching art students from all over the world. By virtue of  being able to book art lessons taught by different tutors, you can explore different perspectives and approaches on some critical issues covered in this art course. Our tutors work closely together to provide a coherent structure and experience throughout your time here.

Small Groups with Bespoke Art Tuition
We always limit each of our art classes to less than 10 art students, allowing our teachers to work closely with every student and provide individual guidance. According to each student’s Study Plan, during each lesson, the teacher will arrange the most suitable subject for you and will teach each student appropriate techniques.

Flexible Timetable to Let You Choose the Days You Want to Attend
When you purchase a course package (e.g. a 60 art lessons course), it will be transferred to your online account. You will be able to log-in and use your course package to book any available art class at the centre or via the live online group art tuition platform (see timetable section below). We have art classes every day, and you can book them at any time. Because you can book the time slots that are most suitable for you, you can also choose your starting date as well.

Flexible Credit System to Save You Money
One lesson will be taken from your package only when you book a class. Therefore, you don’t have to book and use all the lessons immediately, but you can book them as you progress with the art course. The system is just like an Oyster Card; you use as you go.

Our Tutors Will Update Your Progress on Your Account After Each Lesson
After each art lesson, our tutor will leave internal feedback for other tutors to see. This information briefs art tutors from different time slots on your progress, including what you did in the previous art lessons and what you should do in the upcoming ones. Therefore, even if you leave for a holiday break, when you return, all your progress history will be saved there for our tutors to use to resume your art lessons.

Manage Your Bookings from Your Online Account
You can easily cancel, reschedule and book your art lessons all from your online account. Please note that we have a 48H cancellation and reschedule policy. We recommend booking art classes at least 2 days or earlier to guarantee enough availability of seats and to give you enough time if you need to reschedule/cancel the session.

ART MATERIALS PACKS

Using the right art materials plays an essential role in the art course.  You can prepare your art materials by yourself from this list, to avoid the trouble of mistakenly purchasing the wrong art materials. Our art tutors have designed a variety of drawing and painting art materials packages specifically for our art courses with promising quality. They contain all the necessary art tools that you will need to use during the art lessons. You can pre-order online in the checkout page, or via this link: Art Material Packages.

How Do the Art Lessons Work?

How do on-site lessons work?

  • 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.

How do the live online art lessons work?

  • The live online art lessons follow the same step-by-step structure as the on-site classes. You can attend the lesson on your phone, tablet or desktop. All you need will be the link, meeting ID and password you will receive in your booking confirmation.
  • We teach the fundamental principles and techniques using real objects you find in your house or guidance material that the tutors will give you.
  • For personal demos and guidance, the lesson will be divided into two virtual rooms so that you can have individual tuition during a demo without disturbing the other practising students
  • We recommend using your mobile with a flexible arm so that you can point the camera directly at your canvas/sketchbook while practising. An adjustable arm will allow you to turn the camera and screen so that you can see the tutors’ demo when they need to show you how a technique is executed. Our art materials packs include a flexible phone arm for you.

COVID-19 | On-site lessons policy

To ensure the safety of our students and staff we have implemented the government's Covid-19 policies and advice (link).

Advantages

No fixed starting date or timetable: you can book any available lesson(s) when it suits you, either at the centre or remotely through our Live Online Group Art Tuition service.

Our art classes are tailored to your level and needs, keeping your development in mind throughout the course

We can teach you how to handle every medium including oil, acrylic, and watercolour

Only 10 students are allowed per art lesson so that our teacher can provide individual and targeted advice

We have art lessons available every day, including both Saturdays and Sundays. Select and book the classes which suit your timetable using your personal online account

Get access to special workshops and lessons such as our life drawing, outdoor and museum sessions.

Choose from a wide range of packages with different quantities of lessons, fitting with your preferred type of commitment

You can share your pre-paid art lessons with family and friends so that you can bring someone along without paying for extra course packages

Figurative or abstract, we will help you to discover your individual creative style

Our Art Centre’s team of expert art tutors has an incredibly strong academic background - they honed their valuable skills and trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, including the Royal Academy of Arts and Central Saint Martins in London, the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, the Athens Academy in Greece, and the Florence Academy of Art.

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.

Timetable

Live Online Art Lessons(L)        On-site Art Lessons(O)       2hr/Lesson


You can find the timetable below for both Live Online Art Lessons and On-site Art Lessons (held at Sunny Art Centre). Online lessons allow a maximum of 6 students per class while 10 for on-site.

Monday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Tuesday

4-6pm (L/O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Wednesday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (L/O)

Thursday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Friday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Saturday

10am-12pm (O)

1-3pm (O)

3.30-5.30pm (O)

Sunday

10am-12pm (L/O)

1-3pm (O)

3.30-5.30pm (O)

Timetable

Live Online Art Lessons(L)
On-site Art Lessons(O)
2hr/Lesson


You can find the timetable below for both Live Online Art Lessons and On-site Art Lessons (held at Sunny Art Centre). Online lessons allow a maximum of 6 students per class while 10 for on-site.

Monday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Tuesday

4-6pm (L/O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Wednesday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (L/O)

Thursday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Friday

4-6pm (O)

6:30-8:30pm (O)

Saturday

10am-12pm (O)

1-3pm (O)

3.30-5.30pm (O)

Sunday

10am-12pm (L/O)

1-3pm (O)

3.30-5.30pm (O)

Student Online Account

Every student has a personal online account. Once you sign up for a course, your course lessons will be added to your online account. You can log in or sign up for a student account after clicking Book Now under your preferred course. The online account allows you to:

1. Check the course timetable and book the time slots of lessons you want to attend.
2. Book the classes with your preferred tutors.
3. Manage your existing bookings and check your booking history.
4. Receive confirmation emails and text messages with reminders about your bookings.

3 Minutes to Sign Up

Once you sign up for an art course with us, you can choose to either attend the group art lessons at our central London art studio or live online art lessons – a unique option to learn leading art tuition in-person or remotely.

1. Purchase your preferred art course from this page below by clicking on the Book Now button.

2. The login/signup pop-up window will appear after clicking on the Book Now button. Sign up (new student) or login (returning student) to proceed to payment as you need an account to sync your order and book your lessons.

3. After payment, the system will redirect you to your online account to book your preferred time slots from the timetable for your on-site sessions at the centre or live online art lessons.

4. You will receive a confirmation email once the booking is confirmed.

No. Lessons Price (Vat ex.) Expiry
60 + Free acrylic pack Recommended for beginners! £1,800 £1,302 (Save £498) ex VAT 10 months Book Now
40  + Free premium drawing pack £1,200 £850 (Save £350) ex VAT 6 months Book Now
20 £580 ex VAT 3 months Book Now

3 Minutes to Sign Up

Once you sign up for an art course with us, you can choose to either attend the group art lessons at our central London art studio or live online art lessons – a unique option to learn leading art tuition in-person or remotely.

1. Purchase your preferred art course from this page below by clicking on the Book Now button.

2. The login/signup pop-up window will appear after clicking on the Book Now button. Sign up (new student) or login (returning student) to proceed to payment as you need an account to sync your order and book your lessons.

3. After payment, the system will redirect you to your online account to book your preferred time slots from the timetable for your on-site sessions at the centre or live online art lessons.

4. You will receive a confirmation email once the booking is confirmed.

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60 + Free acrylic pack Recommended for beginners!
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£1,800 £1,302 (Save £498) ex VAT
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£1,200 £850 (Save £350) ex VAT
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£580 ex VAT

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