Young Artist: Fine Art Workshop (15 – 17)

COURSE CODE: SC2304120

COURSE DATES: Monday 5th - Friday 9th August 2024

TUTOR: Alice Perse Clarke

DAYS: 5

TIMES: 10:00am - 4:30pm

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Ages 15 - 17, All Levels

FEE: £360

LOCATION: Mermaid Court Campus, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR

Young Artist: Fine Art Workshop is an inspiring five day course for ages 15-17 providing a skills-based experience and expert tuition in a range of materials and techniques. The programme is taught by specialist tutors who are also professional, practicing artists. Access to models and contemporary painting and sculpture techniques provides a unique opportunity to develop new skills. Students develop their painting style encompassing portraiture and mixed media abstraction, along with two days of exploring different sculpture techniques.

This is an ideal course for those studying arts subjects who wish to:

  • Develop coursework
  • Create new work for their portfolio
  • Develop new techniques and skills
  • Further existing abilities in a professional art school environment.

During this course we’ll cover the following topics:

  • Expressive drawing of a life/clothed model
  • Understand abstract painting through mixed media
  • Explore the fundamentals of painting, focusing on colour and composition
  • Sculpting the figure in clay
  • Create an abstract 2-D sculpture piece

On the last day, students will have the opportunity to work on a personal project translating ideas and interests from the week into a finished or work in progress piece. There will be a chance for students to present their work in a group discussion.

Recommend booking by: July 22, 2024

Young Artist 15-17

This course is suitable for students between the ages of 15 to 17 only, and is open to all skill levels.

This course is open to all skill levels for students aged between 15 and 17. An ideal course for students who love art and wish to advance both their artistic skills and confidence, or are new to the subject and want a fun and engaging introduction

 

Please bring old clothes and two jam jars or containers for water.  Please also bring a camera/phone to photo document your work.

Preparation for the Personal Project day: students should bring in a range of images of a place, object, or concept, that excites and inspires them, to help develop their personal project.

Materials, including clay, are included in the cost of the course. You will be offered the opportunity to have your clay pieces fired. Hollowing-out is necessary before a piece can be fired. This is optional and additional hollowing and firing costs will apply.

Firing Fees: £15 for a small figure

£20 for a portrait head

£20 for a large figure

Hollowing fees:   £15 for a small figure

£20 for a portrait head

£20 for a large figur

ALICE CLARKE

Alice is a multidisciplinary, London based artist, she makes everything from paintings and sculpture to moving image and sound installations. Her interest is in physical and social infrastructures that support our everyday lives, which comes from her background in engineering. She graduated with a diploma from the Art Academy London in 2018 where she was awarded the Allied World Scholarship.

WEBSITE

http://alipclarke.com/

Mermaid Court

165A Borough High Street London SE1 1HR tel: +44 (0) 207407 6969

Nearest Tube/ Rail: London Bridge or Borough (both a 5 minute walk).

Please note that London Bridge has two exits, the most direct route is to follow signs to “Borough High Street”.

We cannot store your bikes at the Academy, however there is on-street bike parking near our Mermaid Court site.

Students are welcome to use our Common Room during break times, where you can prepare hot drinks and/or food.

You are also welcome to make tea or coffee.

Terms and Conditions

  • By booking onto one of our courses you agree to our Short Courses Terms and Conditions.
  • You will need to have paid in full before the first session of your class. Your place is not guaranteed until we have received full payment. Please book early in order to guarantee your place on the course.

Materials & Equipment

  • If you purchased a pack online this will be given to you on the first session of your course upon your arrival. Packs can be booked on our Materials Page or on this page when you book the course
  • Please don’t wear your best clothes as there is always a chance you will get messy. If possible bring an apron or overalls.
  • All artwork at the Academy MUST be taken home at the end of each session where possible, with the exception of oil paintings and sculpture works.
  • We cannot store materials at the Academy, so please take these to and from your sessions.
  • Please ensure that your mobile phone is switched off or is on silent during the class.
  • Health and Safety Guidelines will be provided to you a week before the start of your course.

Concessions and Discounts

We offer a number of concessions and discounts, please find more information on what we offer here.

Gift Vouchers

If you would like to purchase a gift voucher to be used on our courses then you can purchase these here.

£360.00

Young Artist: Fine Art