What's On

Browse our calendar to find something to spark your imagination.

Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Core Skills – It’s All About the Pencil – GI 19 691 (Online)

back to full listing

16 April 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 7 May 2020

Tutor: Claire Harrison Fine Art BA (HONS)

Go to all Courses Go to all Online Courses

Details

Date: 16 April 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 Thursdays
From:
16 April 2020
To:
07 May 2020
Cost:
£45.60 – £54.80
Reference Code:
GI 19 691
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this course will now take place online. For any queries, please contact garazi@guildford-institute.org.uk.

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this course will now take place online.
For any queries, please contact garazi@guildford-institute.org.uk

The popular course Core Skills is back! The allure of art materials is great, but all you need to create a great drawing is a pencil. Claire will share her knowledge to help you improve your drawing technique by demonstrating the versatility of the humble pencil. Students can choose the subject they work from. For all abilities.

Tags

Core Skills - It's All About the Pencil

Book now

Tickets are not available as this event has passed.
or call

01483 562142

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

About the Speaker

Claire Harrison

www.claire-harrison.co.uk

art@claire-harrison.co.uk

Claire is a full-time international fine artist, and due to artistic commitments, only teaches courses at the Guildford Institute which is probably why they frequently oversubscribed.  Claire also has a few private students supporting them through their academic courses and mentors fellow artists.  Claire enjoys sharing her passion and extensive technical knowledge of drawing, painting and work of the Masters.  Claire has a unique teaching style where she concentrates on each individual developing their own style with confidence.

Claire is inspired by the natural world; from the flowers she grows to the tiny insects in her garden.  Claire creates large colourful oil paintings that are painstakingly created with a small detailed brush.  She can spend anything up to 2 years on a painting because she studies her subjects from life through drawing and photography in her sketchbook before finally embarking on the final painting using her research and imagination.  Claire’s much sought-after artworks are in both public and private collections in the UK, Canada and China.

Claire works and lives in the heart of the West Sussex countryside with her husband and neurotic rescue cat and has an interest in the environment, horticulture, literature, walking, dancing, yoga, meditation and archery.

Restaurant

V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.

Gift Memberships

The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.

Join the Guildford Institute

Join 500 local people and become a Member of The Guildford Institute. Membership saves you money and is extremely affordable. Enjoy benefits including discounts on courses, events and in the restaurant, alongside exclusive borrowing rights in our Library and access to member-only events.

JOIN NOW