Ten week course
No booking at this time
In response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, bookings for our Spring term of classes are temporarily closed. We are currently working with tutors to reschedule courses and will provide updates on revised dates at the earliest opportunity.
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Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
What will be covered in the class?
Experiment with a range of painting materials including acrylic, oil, gouache and watercolour. Take step by step instructions from your tutor to expand your knowledge and skills in a supported and creative studio environment. Create finished works to take away. Take the opportunity to take part in critique sessions where you will come together as a group to share feedback and an opportunity for you to speak about your work.
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.
What to bring?
You will need to bring an A4 sketchbook, set of paintbrushes and basic paint sets including a set of: acrylics, watercolours, oils and gouaches. A starter paint pack can be purchased from Milton Keynes Arts Centre prior to your course for £25; details of how to purchase this pack will be emailed two weeks prior to your course start date. Shared tools including palettes and easels will be available for your use but you are welcome to bring your own.
Included in the starter paint pack:Oil Paint Set of 12 (12ml)Watercolour Paint Set of 12 (12ml)Gouache Paint Set of 12 (12ml)Acrylic Paint Set of 12 (12ml)
Julia Roach is an established visual artist and facilitator whose practice is primarily focused on experimenting with mixed media, graphite and inks. Julia’s work often features collected and found objects. Drawing is intrinsic part of her creative process and my approach is predominantly figurative incorporating colour and exploring a variety of mark making approaches. Julia holds a BA in Painting from Cantebury College of Art and an MFA from Newcastle University.