Painting & Drawing (Water-based mediums) with Julia Roach

Ten Week Creative Course


9, 16, 23, 30 January; 6, 20, 27 February; 6, 13, 20 March 2023


Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
All skill levels welcome.

What will be covered in the class?
This course is structured to ensure participants hone and develop their drawing and painting skills. All will create individual painting’s using water-based paints i.e., watercolour or acrylics paints.

Each week the focus will be a different medium and drawing or painting approaches. Participants will have the opportunity explore other artists styles and techniques.

Drawing and painting will alternate week by week through the 10-week course (notes on terminology and techniques are provided).

What will students leave the class with?
A series of preliminary drawings using  a variety of drawing  mediums. During some weeks participants will create samples and participate in practice exercises, as well as  creating a final drawing or painting.

What will I need to bring?
Materials are included in the cost of your course. Please bring along your own watercolour brushes, palettes and water containers to use.

Art Studio: The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.

Julia Roach is an established visual artist and facilitator whose practice is primarily focused on experimenting with figurative images using  water-based mediums. Julia is a patient and accommodating tutor who creates a warm and supportive environment for participants no matter the level of  skill or experience.

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* We offer a limited number of spaces on each course at a 30% discount for those in receipt of income support such as Universal Credit and Carers Allowance. Please contact us directly for to obtain a discount code to apply at checkout. (Proof of eligibility required).
Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
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