HSoA VIRTUAL

No more creative lockdown!

Join us live online

HSoA Virtual will provide opportunities to continue to develop your talent and art making skills in your own home. Enjoy a live studio class experience with tuition and personal feedback while connecting with friends and sharing experiences.
See our Virtual Classes' Timetable

Virtual Studio Live

WATERCOLOUR

Virtual Studio with Mick Kirkbride

Fridays 1.30pm -4.30pm

A weekly studio-based class with the option to join remotely, working alongside tutor Mick Kirkbride to develop techniques of watercolour painting. Looking at the handling of perspective and architecture, nature and people, this is a great class for beginners or the experienced student.

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PORTRAIT PAINTING TECHNIQUES

Paint-along Live with Jack Ford
Wednesdays 6pm - 9pm


Paint alongside and observe the techniques of the skilled and charismatic artist Jack Ford as he creates a series of portraits live, with commentary throughout and intermittent Q&As. Jack (as seen on Sky Portrait Artist of the Year) helps you discover your own voice and style in portrait paintings.

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Personal Projects
Virtual Studio with Matt Phillips
Mondays 10am-1pm
Mondays 2pm-5pm

If you would like guidance in drawing and painting, developing your own project. Whether using photographs or digitally altered images, you will be guided towards possibilities and given technical support within a virtual studio setting.

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Virtual Studio Live

DRAWING & PAINTING
Virtual Studio with Matt Phillips
Fridays 2pm - 5pm

If you would like guidance in drawing and painting, developing your own project. Whether using photographs or digitally altered images, you will be guided towards possibilities and given technical support within a virtual studio setting.

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MAKING SCULPTURE AT HOME
Online Live with Martin Darbyshire
Thursdays 3pm - 6pm


This course will introduce you to ideas and processes that allow you to develop a 3D language by encouraging you to use materials from the domestic setting.
Classes will begin with a short presentation introducing you to different sculptors' work and a practical demonstration. You will then be able to work at your own pace whilst receiving advice and feedback from the tutor.

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PRINTMAKING
Virtual Studio with Theresa Pateman
Tuesdays 10am - 1pm
Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm


The Printmaking students' work continues, creating plates and proofing the final product can be achieved by the Tutor. Through discussion, and direction on Zoom. Weekly Topics will be offered, discover new methods and media

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Virtual Studio Live

WATERCOLOUR

Virtual Studio with Mick Kirkbride

Wednesdays 10am -1pm


A weekly studio-based class with the option to join remotely, working alongside tutor Mick Kirkbride to develop techniques of watercolour painting. Looking at the handling of perspective and architecture, nature and people, this is a great class for beginners or the experienced student.

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Life Drawing
Online Live with Dolph Van Eden
Fridays 10am-1pm


Explore drawing from the partially clothed nude, short and long poses. The course will explore measurement, spontaneity, line, tone and colour. We will be referencing the work of artists drawings. Use different media: charcoal, graphite, pastel, watercolour, ink, gouache, acrylic, within a virtual studio setting. All levels.

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Chinese Brush Painting

CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING

Virtual Studio with Xiaolan Gu

Mon 10am - 1pm


With a few strokes of a Chinese brush your subject will come to life. In this studio-based class with the option to join remotely, students are introduced to traditional Chinese brush painting and through demonstration and individual learning develop skills in this highly expressive medium.

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Virtual Studio Live


DRAWING WORKSHOP
Virtual Studio with Dolph Van Eden

Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm


A weekly studio-based transformative drawing class with the option to join remotely. Develop your independent artistic practice through exploration, experimentation, artist-led projects, open studio discussion and regular critiques.

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Abstract
Virtual Studio, Anniek Verholt

Mondays 6.30pm-9.30pm

Explore areas between figurative and abstract painting. Work from sketch to finished painting, using expressions of mood through colour, composition, texture and line, looking at abstract artists' work, within this virtual studio setting.

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LIFE DRAWING

Virtual Studio with Mick Kirkbride

Thursdays 10am - 1pm


A weekly studio-based lifedrawing class with the option to join remotely. Drawing from a nude model with both short and long poses this class explores measurement, spontaneity, line, tone and colour.

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HSoA Virtual Tutors

With the guidance of our award-winning artist-tutors, every student is supported through their learning journey.

What art materials will I need?

The materials you need depend on the class you choose. You will find a downloadable materials list on each of the class pages and it's also provided with your receipt when you book.

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What equipment will I need?

A desktop PC/Mac, laptop or tablet with an up to date internet browser (ideally Google Chrome or Firefox) and Zoom installed, a good internet connection, well lit room and your materials.



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When does it start?

HSoA Virtual Programme Spring Term 2021 starts on January 4th 2021

"All students, whether studio based or remote, are given equal tuition and personal feedback."

"When I am unable to attend, flexible learning works wonderfully for me with excellent instruction from Dolph."

"Regular critiques facilitate full integration by allowing the work of all students to be seen."