Work alongside tutor Mick Kirkbride to develop a variety of techniques and skills, this is a great class for beginners or the experienced student.
Introducing you to the tools and techniques of watercolour painting with a focus on still life forms as well as personal projects, looking at the handling of perspective and architecture, nature and people, giving you historical and practical knowledge as well as introducing key historical works and artistic approaches, working in 'plein air' on occasion if desired.
Painter and teacher Mick Kirkbride is a graduate of the Royal Academy Schools (1992-1995). He was Senior Lecturer in Visual Studies at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts from 1996 to 2011. In 2004 he was elected a member of The New English Art Club, becoming the Curator of its education programme in 2014 teaching a range of drawing classes at both The Mall Galleries Learning Centre and Heatherley’s School of Art. Mick has taught drawing and painting at all levels including postgraduate. For the past four years he has led a series of life-drawing classes and specialist workshops for the Royal Academy of Arts’ Academic Programme.