Painting

  • This Portrait Painting Masterclass will begin with a brief introduction from Tim Benson about the philosophy behind his style of work as well as the choice of materials he uses. Students will be asked to undertake some small, quick oil sketches. Each sketch eliminating the need for detail, rather concentrating on the basics of form, tone and colour. Later in the day there will be more sustained poses which will continue into the second day, where students will have the chance to consolidate the ‘loose’ approach on a larger scale, retaining the painterly language and avoiding the impulse to add detail. At the end of the second day there will be a one-on-one critique/discussion of student’s work. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than six weeks before the course date, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Portrait Painting Masterclass with Tim Benson VPROI

    £275.00 10th January 2018 | 2 Days
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  • SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS | Thursdays | WEEKLY 10am – 1pm | 12 WEEK TERM 10am - 1pm | JANUARY 18TH – APRIL 12TH | FEBRUARY 15TH – HALF TERM BREAK This is the perfect course for beginners, for those who would like to improve their basic skills or are new to oil painting and for more experienced and advanced painters.  Students will enjoy a structured course, enabling them to learn about colour, tone, texture and form. There will be opportunity to work on still-life, landscape and figure painting. Classes will be studio based with occasional landscape painting en plein air, if the weather is suitable. Models will be present for the classes on figure painting. Beginners and more advanced students welcome. 10am – 1pm £30 per session Balance due no later than 6 weeks before the course date, see Terms and Conditions for full details. If you would like more information on this course or to ask Camilla a question, please contact us via the form below or email Camilla@thenewschoolart.org.
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    Oil Painting with Camilla Cannon

    £360.00 18th January 2018 | 12 Weeks
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  • An exciting and inspiring course with a member of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and New English Art Club. This two day intensive portrait painting masterclass will look at the fundamentals of creating a meaningful and eloquent portrait. Working from the model in north light filled studio at The Rag Factory, Andrew will offer technical and theoretical tutorage. An opportunity to gain from a highly regarded and successful practising artist. The Masterclass will start with a demonstration by Andrew from the model. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 6 weeks prior to the course date, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP NEAC

    £275.00 20th January 2018 | 2 Days
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  • Thursday 25th & Friday 26th January 2018 | 10am – 4pm | 2 Days | Oils Taught by Slade trained artist Ann Gardner, who rarely teaches in UK, this 2 day Masterclass is an exceptional treat and opportunity to gain knowledge from a practicing artist who was taught by Euan Uglow, Lucien Freud, Patrick George, William Coldstream and Cragie Atchinson. The main objective of this 2 day course is to teach the students how to paint a 'head' or a three dimensional object in space onto a two dimensional surface i.e. the picture plane, the surface of a canvas. There are many ways to approach this, using light source and tonality, comparative measurements and flat pattern making. Ann Gardner will explain these approaches clearly to each student and work closely with them as they paint. She will also teach how to handle the materials, how to mix colour and to draw with it building up the image. Through out the course Ann will be referring to artists notably Cezanne, Rembrandt, Titian and other great painters, suggesting paintings that will help students,  can easily be viewed in for The National Gallery London and further afield. The overall object is for students to learn how to look - not to create a fleeting likeness but to tap into and contain reality. To learn and understand the building blocks of painting and drawing. All the approaches that will be taught can be used in all aspects of future paintings, landscape, still life and abstract work. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 4 weeks before the course date, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Painting The Head with Ann Gardner

    £275.00 25th January 2018 | 2 Days
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  • February 10th - 14th 2018 | 10am – 4pm | Maximum 9 students | Advanced  An exciting and inspiring course with a member and former Vice President of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters. This five day intensive portrait painting masterclass will look at the fundamentals of creating a meaningful and eloquent portrait. Working from the model in our light filled studio, Andrew will offer technical and theoretical tutorage. An opportunity to gain from a highly regarded and successful practising artist. The Masterclass will start with a demonstration by Andrew from the model. Andrew will talk about his work and hold a discussion on working from photography. We offer intimate class sizes which are capped at 9. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than six weeks prior to the course date see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP

    £600.00 10th February 2018 | 5 Days
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  • April 8th - 14th | Residential | Morocco 'Marrakesh taught me colour' -Yves Saint Laurent Take 5 days to switch off your phone, focus on your work and gain insight and knowledge from a highly successful artist with us in Morocco. This residential painting course with the Royal Institute of Oil Painter’s Vice President Tim Benson will be an unforgettable experience includes five days tuition . Instructive and inspiring, this is an incredible opportunity to work en plein air in the incredible Moroccan landscape. Students will be guided in making quick, energetic, well observed landscape paintings with good use of clean colour. The course will look at using tonal values and energetic mark making to create atmospheric works which convey light and space. Sunday April 8th  - Arrival settle in, welcome drinks and dinner. Monday - Introduction and painting at Villa in the grounds. Tuesday - Painting in Marrakesh - visit Jardin Majorelle Wednesday - Morning Painting at Villa - afternoon relax Thursday - Morning - Excursion to mountain views with lunch out Friday - Morning painting and lunch at Villa - afternoon - one to one crit and group crit. Farewell dinner Saturday April 14th  - Bon voyage and transfers to airport. 'A true tranquil luxury retreat just outside of busy Marrakesh. Ideal for relaxing in the sun, beautiful rooms, immaculately kept gardens. The staff were absolutely fantastic. There was nothing too much we could ask for.' Enjoying the best of Moroccan hospitality in a fully staffed villa with extensive grounds, pool and hammam twenty minutes outside Marrakesh. Inclusive of airport transfers, all transport on excursions and meals at the villa and excursions, meals out of the villa are at the student's own cost. Rooms limited to six - more information - https://www.darkantzaro.com/rooms Available rooms - Bombay Room  -   single occupancy - £2000 | double occupancy - £1500 per person A perfect harmony between the Moroccan style of the house and Indian furniture and patchwork bed cover. The terrace faces the swimming pool. Tangier Room -  single occupancy - £2000 | double occupancy - £1500 per person Warm colours and black forged steel furniture give this room a Mediterranean touch. Situated on the back of the house, it is perfect for quiet, relaxing holidays. A private terrace, protected from the sun by an olive tree, opens on the garden.   Field easels provided, artist to bring their own materials, possibility of having wet paintings shipped back. Arrive 8th | leave 14th Flights not included but price does include transfer to and from the airport. Pay full amount or deposit, payment plans available, please contact us to discuss. Balance due no later than 8th Feb 2018, 2 months prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details
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    Painting with Tim Benson in Marrakesh

    £1,800.00 08th April 2018 | 6 nights | 5 full Days tuition
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  • ‘The tuition was excellent, with lots of new ways of looking and approaches to painting. I learnt a lot which I can use in my own practice’ – Caroline Smith The course will be an exciting opportunity to be tutored by a New English Art Club member and a highly inspirational artist. To start Louise will introduce her work, and outline her way of working. Throughout the weekend there will be a focus on learning to loosen up, and the importance of working quickly and directly. Students will draw outside (weather permitting) and create studies using oil on paper, concentrating on simplifying impressions and identifying the main visual ideas. We will then begin to work on a painting, or maybe more than one. There will be a critique at lunchtime on the second day. Students will move between drawing outside and painting as they prefer, and Louise will provide one-to-one tuition and help as they work. Some of Louise’s own work and sketchbooks, together with information about other relevant artists, will be available as reference and from which to draw inspiration and knowledge. www.louisebalaam.co.uk Includes good coffee and refreshments. 10am – 4pm both days Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Landscape Painting Masterclass with Louise Balaam NEAC

    £275.00 19th April 2018 | 2 Days
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  • ‘The tuition was excellent, with lots of new ways of looking and approaches to painting. I learnt a lot which I can use in my own practice’ – Caroline Smith The course will be an exciting opportunity to be tutored by a New English Art Club member and a highly inspirational artist. To start Louise will introduce her work, and outline her way of working. Throughout the weekend there will be a focus on learning to loosen up, and the importance of working quickly and directly. Students will draw outside (weather permitting) and create studies using oil on paper, concentrating on simplifying impressions and identifying the main visual ideas. We will then begin to work on a painting, or maybe more than one. There will be a critique at lunchtime on the second day. Students will move between drawing outside and painting as they prefer, and Louise will provide one-to-one tuition and help as they work. Some of Louise’s own work and sketchbooks, together with information about other relevant artists, will be available as reference and from which to draw inspiration and knowledge. www.louisebalaam.co.uk Includes good coffee and refreshments. 10am – 4pm both days Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Landscape Painting Masterclass with Louise Balaam NEAC

    £275.00 07th June 2018 | 2 Days
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  • June 18th – 22nd 2018 | 10am – 4pm | Oils | Intermediate – Advanced  This workshop takes a reductive approach to painting the head, experimenting with how little information is necessary. We will investigate whether translating the head into simple, accurate shapes of colour and value can create a truer likeness than detailed description can. Universal proportions of the head will be covered. Light and the way it affects perception of structure will be emphasised, as well as finding specific and surprising colour. We will work from the model. Self-portraits and a study of historical and contemporary portraiture will be included. Some painting experience required; oil paint is the preferred medium.  Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 8 weeks prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details
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    THE HEAD EXAMINED with Catherine Kehoe

    £600.00 18th June 2018 | 5 Days
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  • 5 Day Residential Trip | 6 nights 5 days | Arrive 8th | leave 14th | Oils  FULLY BOOKED Take 5 days to switch off your phone, focus on your work and gain insight and knowledge from a highly successful artist with us at Villa Le Reve in The South of France. The Villa Le Reve where Henri Matisse lived from 1943 to 1949 offers an exceptional setting for artistic inspiration. The villa with its 2500m² garden with flowers and trees, is situated in a calm part of town with sun shining all day and views over the historic city of Vence and the sea. This 5 day residential painting trip at Matisse's Villa Le Reve in Vence is an opportunity for an unforgettable week of tuition from Slade trained artist Ann Gardner in a world famous location. Enjoy the incredible light of the Côte d'Azur which has had artists flocking to the regent for centuries. The Villa offers 3 large fully equipped studios in-which to work. Delicious homemade meals will be prepared and served at the Villa, dinner at local restaurants may be arranged. The accommodation at the famous Villa Le Reve, 'The Dream' is simple & basic, this is not a luxury holiday, the focus of this trip is on making paintings in a convivial, relaxed and supportive environment. High quality one to one tuition will be given by Ann Gardner through out the week, with trips to Matisse's Rosary Chapel, the Matisse Museum in Nice and a trip to the coast if desired. All bedrooms have ensuite showers and sinks, all toilets are shared outside of the bedrooms. The double rooms have a 1 double bed and 1 small bed, meant for 1 couple or 2 friends sharing the room. Bedrooms 1,3, have 1 double bed & 1 single bed Bedrooms 4,5,7 are single 1 single bed All tuition, meals and accommodation included, transfers not included. Rental cars recommended. Local exertions will be enjoyed on foot. Arrivals from 1pm on Sunday 8th, drinks and dinner provided on arrival, departure before 10am on Saturday 14th. Full details of bedrooms here - Villa Le Reve Information Pack Easels provided, artist to bring their own materials, possibility of having wet paintings shipped back. Flights not and materials included. Pay full amount or deposit, payment plans available, please contact us to discuss. Balance due no later than 2 months prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details
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    Painting Week at Villa Le Reve

    £1,500.00 08th July 2018 | 6 Days
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  • An exciting and inspiring course with a member of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and New English Art Club. This three day intensive portrait painting masterclass will look at the fundamentals of creating a meaningful and eloquent portrait. Working from the model in our north light filled studio at The Rag Factory. Andrew will offer technical and theoretical tutorage. An opportunity to gain from a highly regarded and successful practising artist. The Masterclass will start with a demonstration by Andrew from the model. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 6 weeks prior to the course date, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP NEAC

    £300.00 03rd August 2018 | 3 Days
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  • "Big thank you to Louise Balaam for a very stimulating two days. I have been painting for several years, but from her I learnt a new and exciting way of working" August 14th / 15th / 16th  The course will be an exciting opportunity to be tutored by a New English Art Club member and a highly inspirational artist. To start Louise will introduce her work, and outline her way of working. Throughout the weekend there will be a focus on learning to loosen up, and the importance of working quickly and directly. Students will draw outside (weather permitting) and create studies using oil on paper, concentrating on simplifying impressions and identifying the main visual ideas. We will then begin to work on a painting, or maybe more than one. There will be a critique at lunchtime on the second day. Students will move between drawing outside and painting as they prefer, and Louise will provide one-to-one tuition and help as they work. Some of Louise’s own work and sketchbooks, together with information about other relevant artists, will be available as reference and from which to draw inspiration and knowledge. www.louisebalaam.co.uk Includes good coffee and refreshments. 10am – 4pm both days Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Landscape Painting Masterclass with Louise Balaam NEAC

    £300.00 14th August 2018 | 3 Days
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  • 10am – 4pm | Oils | August 29th | Lunch included ‘This was a fascinating landscape course en plein air, which was really inspiring. The briefing and demonstrations were extremely helpful and constructive help was given by our tutor, Julian Le Bas, throughout the day. The crit of all the work at the close rounded off a very informative and incredibly enjoyable group experience.' - April 2017 This course will be a wonderful opportunity to work outside in the famous Griffin Inn two acre gardens over looking the incredible view of the 'Sussex Serengeti'. We will be working directly from the inspiring landscape subject matter. The aim is to experience and convey key forms and atmosphere through observational painting. Encouragement will be given to create unity of composition, a sense of scale of land forms and the sky. Practical demonstrations and one to one tuition will enable progression. An end of session collective display of the work made, will be discussed in a friendly and relaxed approach. All abilities welcome, preferable for participants with some ‘plein air’ painting. Includes a delicious locally sourced two course alfresco lunch. Pay full amount or deposit. Balance due no later than 4 weeks before the course starts. See Terms and Conditions for full details.
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    Landscape Painting with Julian Le Bas

    £120.00 29th August 2018 | 1 Day
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