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Callington School of Art
Alison Cotton - painting in Alderney
Ashley Hanson Art in Action Art Courses Lesley McShea Brambles Art Retreat

Just a few from the 100+ entries on this site...
Top row, l to r: The School of Stuff Callington School of Art.   2nd row, l to r: Heatherley School of Fine Art Alison Cotton.
3rd row, l to r: Ashley Hanson Art in Action Art Courses Lesley McShea Brambles Art Retreat.

How to search the directory

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You can also search on a keyword or phrase
(e.g. "brain", "non-painting partners"):

  • first, choose browse all records and then...
  • use your browser's search facility (Ctrl-F on the keyboard)
    to find every reference to this word.

The icons in each directory entry show you the level, the subjects taught at that venue, which months the courses run, etc.

Once you've found a course which interests you, make sure you check its availability - normally by clicking through to their website, or else by using the phone number or e-mail address shown.

Good luck, and enjoy your art!


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SUBJECT: What subjects are taught at this venue?

oils/acrylicsoil painting and/or acrylics life drawing/paintinglife drawing / painting watercolourswatercolours
drawingdrawing pastelspastels print/etchprintmaking / etching
pot/ceramicspottery / ceramics sculpt/carve/castsculpture / casting / carving glassglass
country craftscountry crafts textilestextiles / weaving / fashion calligraphycalligraphy / oriental brush painting
photographyphotography / Photoshop jewelleryjewellery / silversmithing cretive writingcreative writing
cookerycookery candlemakingcandlemaking otherother: mosaic, land art, metalwork, woodwork, etc.

What is the minimum age for courses at this venue?

14+ In this example, the minimum age for unaccompanied participants is 14.
Younger participants may possibly be accepted if accompanied by an adult - check with the artist/college

DURATION: How long are the courses at this venue?

daytime seriesdaytime series - usually spread across a term, e.g. 12 x Friday mornings evening seriesevening series - usually spread across a term, e.g. 10 x Monday evenings
1-day workshop1-day course or workshop 2-3 day non-residential2-3 day non-residential course, usually over a weekend
2-3 day residential2- or 3-day residential course. Accommodation provided, but sometimes 'tuition only' may be available longer non-residentialnon-residential course lasting a week or longer
longer residentiala residential course or holiday lasting a week or longer. Sometimes 'tuition only' may be available tailored tuitionTailored tuition by arrangement with the artist
or correspondence course

Are the courses for beginners or improvers?

beginnersAt least one of the courses is suitable for beginners             improversAt least one of the courses is suitable for improvers

Which months of the year do the courses run at this venue?

JanFebMarAprMayJun  SepOctNov 
The example above is a venue where no courses take place in July, August or December. The months which are shown do not guarantee availability. Use the contact details to check whether there are free places.

How can I find out more about the courses?

If go website is shown, click on it and check that first. Otherwise, use the contact details shown (telephone, email, postal address) to contact the artist/college - do not contact artcourses.co.uk for further course information.

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