FAQ

Where will classes be held?
Classes will take place at our gallery space on 30 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X 8HR, a one minute walk from Chancery Lane underground station.

How do I get there?
Transport by tube to our Centre: Chancery Lane or Holborn Station (Central Line)

Do I need to bring my own drawing board and easel?
No, we provide easels and drawing boards in the class, but you need to bring your own painting and drawing materials.

Where can I park my car?
We have free security parking outside our art school.

How to sign up
Step 1
We require new students to pay for the classes online first under the 'Tuition Fee / Sign Up Online.
Step 2
Your personal account will be provided at your first lesson. To book your first lesson, please email us or call us  on 02086165990.
Step 3
Please bring your receipt at your first lesson otherwise your booking will not be accepted.  If you need art materials, please Click Here to reserve them online and email us the most convenient date and time for you to collect the materials. You can always reserve the materials online and collect them at your first lesson.

How is each class structured?
Each class will begin with a lecture from our tutors about that particular class topic, followed by a practical demonstration. Then everybody will proceed to work and Sunny will assist everybody individually several times during the three hours. There will be a short (10-15 minute) interval during the class.

Is there a break during the class?
Yes!

I am a complete beginner, is that OK?
That is no problem, you are more than welcome to sign up our beginner’s class.

Do I need to start with drawing before painting if I have no experience?
It is advisable to start with drawing as this will improve your accuracy and assist you to differentiate between different tones in monochrome before you move on to colours.

What art materials will I need?
For Drawing: masking tape(Important), graphite pencils, or pitt charcoal pencils, or willow charcoal sticks (different sizes), stumps (different sizes), putty eraser, drawing paper (minimum 220g/m2).
Material Link: http://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/product/premium-drawing-pack/

For Oil Painting: canvas, wooden palette, white spirits, turpentine, linseed oil, two dippers with lids, 6 different size soft paint brushes. tissue or rag( Important: for cleaning brushes), Paints.
Material Link: http://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/product-category/art-store/art-materials/painting-materials-art-materials/

For watercolours: watercolour paper, palette, water container, 4 different size soft paint brushes with different size, watercolour paints, tissue.
Material Link: http://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/product/watercolour-pack/

For Acrylic Painting: canvas, palette, water container, 4 different size soft paint brushes, acrylic paints, tissue.

Material Link: http://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/product/acrylic-pack/

When can a booking be cancelled?
Once your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email. Due to the high demand and limited places in our classes, we have a strict cancellation policy, we require 48hours notice if you wish to cancel your class. Unfortunately, we cannot make any exceptions to this policy.

What if I need to refund my classes?
Any student who registers for a class that is cancelled for any reason by Sunny Art Studio will receive a full refund or the opportunity to reschedule their class. Any student who registers for a class or program and who requires a refund, may receive it only within 7 days after purchase (minus a £10 processing fee). Refunds will NOT be given to any student who cancels out of a class AFTER the first class has met. Sunny Art Studio can only refund payments made directly to us, not those made to a third party.