Courses & Workshops

    Upcoming:

    Life Drawing pilot short course at St Mary's church hall, Beverley

    Further information out soon!  

     

    Life Painting Intensive 2 day course at Hull Minster

    To accompany the exhibition at Hull Minster, 'A Different View' (an installation of reproductions from the Sistine Chapel), this 2 day intensive course will give you the opportunity to work from two draped figures.  The first day focuses on drawing techniques to support understanding of proportions, composition, form and tone.  Throughout the second day you will work transfer your chosen composition onto a large canvas and will produce acrylic paintings to take home with you. 

    All materials provided.  More details on Hull Minster's website

     

    Current:

    Life Drawing course at The Treasure House/Beverley Art Gallery

    Six week Life drawing course starting in September.  For further information and bookings, check their website: www.eastriding.gov.uk

    Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media for All Abilities

    10 week courses for adults starting in September.  3 courses at Cottingham Methodist Church.  For further information visit www.wea.org.uk

    Current and Ongoing:

    Young Creatives (art classes at Beverley Art Gallery)

    After school sessions at Beverley Art Gallery for 9-13 year olds.  Children work with Esther Cawley to explore the temporary and permanent exhibitions before working in a range of media to create their own visual interpretations.  Places bookable through the gallery on 01482 392699. £6 per session, first session free!

     

     

    Recent (Archive): 

    Life drawing course at The Treasure House/Beverley Art Gallery:

    Six sessions that take inspiration from the contemporary installation piece at Beverley Art Gallery.  Making links between the exhibited artwork and the life model, you will be guided through a range of approaches to figure drawing.  All materials are provided.  Some experience may be useful but not essential. 

    For adults and young people aged 16+.  To book call 01482 392699/392703.  The course costs £65 per person for the six week course.  

    This 2019 course runs from 10am - 12 noon on Tuesdays as follows:

     

    12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 March, 12 March, 19 March 

     

    Place To Create (workshops for ages 9 - 14 at Humber Street Gallery) 

     

    Inspired by the ideas presented by the three exhibiting artists, these workshops, led by Esther Cawley,  invite you to come into the gallery and create your own abstract body paintings.  Taking self-identity as a theme and using your bodies as tools for creating drawings and paintings, you will experiment with different ways to generate expressive large-scale artworks.

    Workshops will take place on Saturday 2 Feb and Saturday 2 March.  There will be an 11am - 12noon session for 9-11 and a 12.30 - 2pm session for ages 12-14.  

    These workshops are FREE, bookings through Eventbrite or contact the gallery.

     

    Day-long life painting workshop

    A full day to work directly from the model to create large acrylic paintings on canvas.  Demonstrations, tuition and support provided by artists, Nick Matson and Esther Cawley.  All materials provided plus refreshments.  

    Tuesday 9 October 2018

    Life drawing course at Nellies in Beverley:

    Six week course covering drawing techniques with demonstrations at Beverley's popular 'Nellies' Pub (The White Horse).  Including life models, demonstrations, technical advice, all materials and refreshments.  Culminating in paintings on board and a private viewing of work completed over the course.  

    The course is delivered by artists, Nick Matson and Esther Cawley 

    Life drawing course at The Treasure House/Beverley Art Gallery:

     

    Six sessions that take inspiration from the works of Elwell and other artists exhibited at Beverley Art Gallery.  Making links between the exhibited artwork and the life model, you will be guided through a range of approaches to figure drawing.  All materials are provided.  Beginners through to experienced artists are equally welcome.

    For adults and young people aged 16+.  To book call 01482 392699/392703.  The course costs £65 per person for the six week course.  

    This 2018 course runs from 10am - 12 noon on Fridays as follows:

     

    April 13, 20, 27.  May 4, 11th, 18th . 

    Portraiture course at The Treasure House/Beverley Art Gallery:

     

    This six week course makes reference to the work of artists in Beverley Art Gallery collection.  The sessions will explore portraiture through a variety of devices such as composition, tone, colour and lighting, working directly from the model.  All materials are provided and full instruction is given.  All are welcome, from beginners to experienced artists. 

    For adults and young people 16+.  The cost of the six week course is £65 per person and booking is essential.  To book, call 01482 392699/392703.

    This 2018 course runs from 10am - 12 noon on Thursdays as follows

     

    Sept 27th.  Oct 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th.  Nov 1st.  

    Reconfigured gallery sessions:

     

    Reconfigured will be doing workshops at Beverley Art Gallery on Saturday 16th June

    'Two clothed life models will be found in the gallery in poses inspired by artworks from the collection.  They will reconfigure the ideas in the artworks by adding a contemporary twist! Some movement and change in pose will keep you on your toes.  Please book through Beverley Art Gallery 01482 392699