• QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    DRAWING & PAINTING with Amanda Curbishley
    Every Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Explore and develop your creativity as a member of this friendly group. Work from still life or the subject of your choice, in your chosen media (e.g. pencil, charcoal, acrylics, watercolour). We also do occasional projects to encourage exploration of techniques and development of skills by looking at the work of different artists (Picasso, Matisse, Fedden) or through more specific themes such as perspective.

    For all levels including beginners. Bring your own materials. All materials are available to buy from Queens Park Arts Centre’s shop.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    About the Tutor
    Amanda Curbishley joined the Queens Park Centre as a member of this group in 2002 and has gone on to exhibit and sell work at local exhibitions. She wants to share the enjoyment she has from painting and encourage others to develop their skills.

    Feedback
    "An enjoyable and friendly class where I can experiment with different styles or media; with helpful guidance when needed."

    "Relaxed friendly group, encouraging tutors. I’ve taken much from the group and feel that I have come on in my painting since I joined."

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    LIFE DRAWING & PAINTING (Untutored Class)
    Every Monday, 9:30am – 1:30pm

    For ages 16+

    Work from a life model to create paintings and drawings. All welcome. Please bring your own materials to the class - most materials can be bought from the Queens Park Arts Centre shop at reception.

    PLEASE NOTE: Bookings for this class must be made via the head of the group. For prices and availability contact Graham Jefford via grahamjefford@gmail.com

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OIL PAINTING with Michael Navarro
    Every Monday, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

    For ages 16+

    This fantastic new workshop is ideal for anyone with an interest in painting with oils, whether a practised hand or a beginner working in the medium for the first time.

    Tutor Michael Navaro is a local artist who has been practicing for several years in various media, predominately oils. His works range from landscapes to pop art and murals.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OPEN ART STUDIO (Untutored)
    Every Tuesday, 10:00am – 1:00pm

    For ages 16+

    This session is an opportunity for artists to get together and work on projects of their choosing in a friendly environment.

    The current group members are at all levels of ability, from novices to very experienced artists, working in a range of media, including charcoal, pencil, pastel, watercolours, acrylics and oils.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OPEN ART STUDIO (Untutored)
    Every Tuesday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    For ages 16+

    This session is an opportunity for artists to get together and work on projects of their choosing in a friendly environment.

    The current group members are at all levels of ability, from novices to very experienced artists, working in a range of media, including charcoal, pencil, pastel, watercolours, acrylics and oils.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    LIFE DRAWING with Ellie Kirkup
    Every Tuesday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Tuesday evening Lifedrawing sessions are open to all levels of experience and ability. We will have the chance to draw from a model in a variety of short and longer poses.

    If you are brand new to life drawing, Ellie will provide all of the guidance you need to get started and plenty of ideas for developing your drawing. Artists with more experience are welcome to come along and simply draw.

    Please being your own choice of drawing materials. If you are new or in need of inspiration we recommend charcoal, several sheets of large (A2) sugar paper and a putty rubber. Materials can be purchased from the arts centre reception desk before the start of a session.

    Ellie has been practising life drawing for ten years and is enthusiastic about keeping experimenting with drawing. She likes to work from other artists, life drawing and everyday life to explore interesting new ways to draw.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    PAINTING AND DRAWING with Anne Bennison
    Every Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Release your creativity and set your spirit free!

    Work with materials and subject of your choice (e.g oils, acrylics, watercolours, pastels, charcoal, pencil and mixed media) in a friendly environment.

    All levels of ability welcome, including beginners.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    DRAWING & PAINTING with Amanda Curbishley
    Every Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Explore and develop your creativity as a member of this friendly group. Work from still life or the subject of your choice, in your chosen media (e.g. pencil, charcoal, acrylics, watercolour). We also do occasional projects to encourage exploration of techniques and development of skills by looking at the work of different artists (Picasso, Matisse, Fedden) or through more specific themes such as perspective.

    For all levels including beginners. Bring your own materials. All materials are available to buy from Queens Park Arts Centre’s shop.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    About the Tutor
    Amanda Curbishley joined the Queens Park Centre as a member of this group in 2002 and has gone on to exhibit and sell work at local exhibitions. She wants to share the enjoyment she has from painting and encourage others to develop their skills.

    Feedback
    "An enjoyable and friendly class where I can experiment with different styles or media; with helpful guidance when needed."

    "Relaxed friendly group, encouraging tutors. I’ve taken much from the group and feel that I have come on in my painting since I joined."

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    LIFE DRAWING & PAINTING (Untutored Class)
    Every Monday, 9:30am – 1:30pm

    For ages 16+

    Work from a life model to create paintings and drawings. All welcome. Please bring your own materials to the class - most materials can be bought from the Queens Park Arts Centre shop at reception.

    PLEASE NOTE: Bookings for this class must be made via the head of the group. For prices and availability contact Graham Jefford via grahamjefford@gmail.com

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OIL PAINTING with Michael Navarro
    Every Monday, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

    For ages 16+

    This fantastic new workshop is ideal for anyone with an interest in painting with oils, whether a practised hand or a beginner working in the medium for the first time.

    Tutor Michael Navaro is a local artist who has been practicing for several years in various media, predominately oils. His works range from landscapes to pop art and murals.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OPEN ART STUDIO (Untutored)
    Every Tuesday, 10:00am – 1:00pm

    For ages 16+

    This session is an opportunity for artists to get together and work on projects of their choosing in a friendly environment.

    The current group members are at all levels of ability, from novices to very experienced artists, working in a range of media, including charcoal, pencil, pastel, watercolours, acrylics and oils.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    OPEN ART STUDIO (Untutored)
    Every Tuesday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    For ages 16+

    This session is an opportunity for artists to get together and work on projects of their choosing in a friendly environment.

    The current group members are at all levels of ability, from novices to very experienced artists, working in a range of media, including charcoal, pencil, pastel, watercolours, acrylics and oils.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    PAINTING AND DRAWING with Anne Bennison
    Every Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Release your creativity and set your spirit free!

    Work with materials and subject of your choice (e.g oils, acrylics, watercolours, pastels, charcoal, pencil and mixed media) in a friendly environment.

    All levels of ability welcome, including beginners.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.

    • QPC

    PLEASE NOTE: Following changes to our programme in light of COVID-19 guidance, this class must now be booked in advance. Click here for full guidelines and protocols concerning COVID-19.

    All attendees must take out membership with the Centre in order to attend a workshop. Please click here to add membership to your booking.

    DRAWING & PAINTING with Amanda Curbishley
    Every Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

    For ages 16+

    Explore and develop your creativity as a member of this friendly group. Work from still life or the subject of your choice, in your chosen media (e.g. pencil, charcoal, acrylics, watercolour). We also do occasional projects to encourage exploration of techniques and development of skills by looking at the work of different artists (Picasso, Matisse, Fedden) or through more specific themes such as perspective.

    For all levels including beginners. Bring your own materials. All materials are available to buy from Queens Park Arts Centre’s shop.

    PLEASE NOTE: Students must sign in at Reception before setting up in the Painting Studio.

    About the Tutor
    Amanda Curbishley joined the Queens Park Centre as a member of this group in 2002 and has gone on to exhibit and sell work at local exhibitions. She wants to share the enjoyment she has from painting and encourage others to develop their skills.

    Feedback
    "An enjoyable and friendly class where I can experiment with different styles or media; with helpful guidance when needed."

    "Relaxed friendly group, encouraging tutors. I’ve taken much from the group and feel that I have come on in my painting since I joined."

    This session runs every week during term time. Click here for term dates.