Teaching

I have over 30 years art tutoring and mentoring experience, lecturing, running art courses and workshops, working with groups and individuals. My approach has always been focused on helping students towards their own unique way of making art.

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My new art teaching / mentoring space, CART SHED STUDIO is opening in September 2017. Develop your individual approach to making art in a purpose built and fully equipped painting studio in the creative ambience of Bull Mill, under my guidance and surrounded by stunning riverside, woodland and meadow landscapes. Art equipment, easels and some art materials will be available. Also coffee / tea facilities and wifi. CART SHED STUDIO options are as follows:

headers1 Outline: Book for the same day each week for 6 weeks, . On the first week we begin with an informal appraisal seminar, looking at a selection of your work and sketchbooks, discussing ideas, where you see your work progressing, what you would like to achieve and working out a programme for the 6 weeks. You’re free to work at your own pace. I will be painting in my studio next door and will drop in to see you every hour or so to review how things are progressing, but of course i’ll be available at any point for guidance.

Dates: The initial 6 week mentoring period is from week starting 18 Sept until week starting 23 Oct 2017

Times: 10am – 5pm (or longer by arrangement).

Fee: £288, payable by bank transfer, cheque, or credit card (+3.5% surcharge for card payments).

Booking: Go to the Booking Form. For more information Contact me or phone 07730 400784.

header3 A programme of art courses and workshops. More will be added, so please watch this space!  The first will be..

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Outline: An exciting 2- day workshop focusing on drawing as inquiry; drawing to perfect observational skills; and drawing for developing ideas. A series of stimulating exercises using a range of drawing media based on still life, natural subjects and landscape.

Students will be expected to provide materials and equipment including: Sketchbooks, pencils, charcoal, pen, charcoal pencil, oil pastels, drawing ink, A2 drawing paper, drawing board, and equipment for outdoor work (ie: folding chair or stool and an easel if you have one).

Dates: Saturday 30 Sept – Sunday 1 Oct 2017
Times: 10.00am – 4.30pm
Fee: £98, payable by bank transfer, cheque, or credit card (+3.5% surcharge for card payments).
Booking: Go to the Booking Form. For more information Contact me or phone 07730 400784.

headers5 Lost direction with your work? Need inspiration? Guidance? Nick offers an in depth 2 hour ‘art school’ appraisal and one-to-one tutorial. Discussing ideas, design, approach, materials and ways to move forward.

Dates: Painting ‘Clinics’ will take place during the weekends of:
Saturday 16, Sunday 17 September.
Saturday 14, Sunday 15 October.
Saturday 27, Sunday 28 October.
    More dates to follow.
Times: A choice of time slots on each day: 11am – 1pm / 2pm – 4pm.
Other dates / times by arrangement.
Fee: £100, payable by bank transfer, cheque, or credit card (+3.5% surcharge for card payments).
Booking: Go to the Booking Form. For more information Contact me or phone 07730 400784.

headers2 Starting in 2018, details here soon.

headers4 Starting in 2018, details here soon.