Tuition & talks

I’ve been running a series of fun and free watercolour taster sessions on zoom just to keep us inspired during lockdown and to keep you in touch with what I’m up to. These are winding down now for the summer but will get going again in the autumn.. let me know what subjects you’d like me to do!

Art Safari’s popular thursday free zoom speed sketching sessions are still running as they’re great fun and really good practice. Working from photos and videos, we’ll talk you through a different theme every week. Get in touch with www.artsafari.co.uk to be added to the mailing list for these (the details are also posted on my facebook page ‘Learn to Sketch with Claudia Myatt’)

This thursday (22nd July) at 6pm I’m at the helm of the zoom session talking you through how to draw an amazing series of beachcombing and rockpool creatures – all welcome! Get in touch if you’d like the link.

REAL AND VIRTUAL ART WORKSHOPS

I’ve teamed up with Art Safari (www.artsafari.co.uk) to run some virtual and real workshops – the zoom workshops resume in October, such a great opportunity to learn from the comfort of home.

During lockdown I started a series of short youtube watercolour tutorials which can be found here:

These are designed to help beginners get to grips with watercolours as well as provide a refresher for those of you who are experienced but feel a bit ‘stuck’ as we all do sometimes.

If you’re new to all this art business and want to know what to buy, here’s my recommended list of basic materials:

If you’d like to book a talk, workshop or demonstration, either real or virtual, get in touch.

In the meantime do keep sketching; even five minutes a day will help you to improve and increase those miles on paper!

PRIVATE TUITION

When face to face teaching is possible again, I’m available for small group and individual tuition if you want to get together with a couple of friends, or have a one to one session for help on a particular aspect of your work. Sometimes you just need a few new techniques to get you unstuck and re-inspired.

Private tuition costs £30 at hour at my studio (plus travel costs if I come to you). You can get quite a lot done in a two hour session – feel free to team up with a friend and share the cost.

TALKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS

I give talks, demonstrations and workshops on a variety of topics connected to sketching, drawing, watercolours or life as an artist afloat.

For yacht clubs and sailing organisations I can do talks or workshops on marine art, illustrating your log book and the challenges of sketching whilst sailing round Cape Horn!

My art workshop ‘menu’ includes: watercolour surgery, how to draw, working from photos, how to paint sea and sky, line and wash, colour mixing, creative doodling and card making, how to keep a sketchbook – anything connected with watercolours and drawing.

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