botanical watercolour

Sun. 19 May
19.00 - 21.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of watercolour techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. The course will explore colour theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on creating a detailed study of a botanical subject from life. Led by Gabrielle Reeves.

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Jessica Sim
watercolour II

Tue. 07, 14, 21, 28 May
19.00 - 21.00

In this 4-part series, students will learn a variety of advanced watercolour techniques and build upon their knowledge of the medium. Classes will explore colour theory, methods and how to work on a sustained watercolour painting. Led by Gabrielle Reeves.

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mixed media sketchbook series

Tue. 02, 09, 16, 23 April
19.00 - 21.00

A sketchbook is perfect place to capture daily experiences and environments, while also improving drawing and painting skills. In this series, participants will learn the basics of how to start and maintain a personal sketchbook. We will work on four individual drawing and painting projects, introducing the basics of watercolour for on-location painting, how to draw perspective and architecture, as well as pen and mixed media techniques - equipping participants with practical tools to continue using their sketchbooks following the series. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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mixed media sketchbook series

Tue. 5, 12, 19, 26 March
19.00 - 21.00

A sketchbook is perfect place to capture daily experiences and environments, while also improving drawing and painting skills. In this series, participants will learn the basics of how to start and maintain a personal sketchbook. We will work on four individual drawing and painting projects, introducing the basics of watercolour for on-location painting, how to draw perspective and architecture, as well as pen and mixed media techniques - equipping participants with practical tools to continue using their sketchbooks following the series. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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introduction to watercolour

Sat. 16 February
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will be introduced to a variety of watercolor techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. The course will explore basic color theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on creating several studies of simple objects from life. This workshop is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to watercolour or looking to expand your skills in observational painting. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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printmaking: urban life

Tue 5, 12, 19, 26 February
19.00 - 21.00

In this 3-part art workshop series, participants will explore the aesthetic, symbolic and technical value of art-making through the fascinating concept of Vanitas - a still-life genre that prevailed in the Netherlands in the 17th century, in which the transient nature of life is both focused on and immortalised in art. Led by visiting teacher, Siettie.

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pastel life drawing

Tue. 4 & 11 December
19.00 - 21.00 

In this 2-part series, students will learn a variety of drawing techniques and build basic knowledge of charcoal and pastel, including an introduction to materials, and how to approach drawing the human figure. Throughout the series students will work on two projects, focusing on the theme of life drawing.Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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watercolour painting

Tue. 6, 13, 20, 27 November
19.00 - 21.00

In this 4-part series, students will learn a variety of watercolour techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. Classes will explore colour theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on four basic projects: small object studies, still-life, portrait painting and working from a live model. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to watercolour or looking to expand your skills. Drop-ins are always welcome. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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urban sketching

Sun. 4 November
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of urban sketching techniques and build basic knowledge in combining watercolour with pen. The course immerses students in Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood, where they will learn to create an on-location watercolour sketch as a way to respond to their surroundings. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to urban sketching or watercolour, or looking to expand your skills in observational painting.  Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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floral still life painting

Thu. 18 October
19.30 - 21.30

In this workshop, participants will explore floral still life painting through the use of automatic and instinctive impulses, employing watercolour as their painting medium. They will learn to engage consciously in right-brain activity in re-creating harmonious, lush, and spirited versions of still life florals through a closely-guided and hands-on process. Led by visiting teacher, Siettie.

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automatic portrait drawing

Thu. 11 October
7.30 - 9.30

In this workshop, participants will explore portrait-making and the self through the use of automatic and instinctive impulses. They will also learn to engage consciously in right-brain activity in creating portraits not only of themselves, but also of their peers, through a closely-guided and hands-on process. Led by visiting teacher, Siettie.

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urban sketching

Sun. 7 October
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of urban sketching techniques and build basic knowledge in combining watercolour with pen. The course immerses students in Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood, where they will learn to create an on-location watercolour sketch as a way to respond to their surroundings. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to urban sketching or watercolour, or looking to expand your skills in observational painting. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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charcoal drawing: the human figure

Tue. 2, 09, 16, 23, 30 October
19.00 - 21.00 

In this series, students will learn a variety of drawing techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. Participants will learn how to approach drawing the human face, hands, feet, and figure, while also becoming familiar with materials. Each class will focus on a specific project, however students may also drop-in to any individual class within the series. Led by Gabrielle Reeves.

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botanical watercolour

Sat. 7 July
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of watercolour techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. The course will explore colour theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on creating a detailed study of a botanical subject from life. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to watercolour or looking to expand your skills in observational painting. Led by Gabrielle Reeves.

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