Bluecoat: dot-art: Art for Beginners

Bluecoat: dot-art: Art for Beginners
Bluecoat: dot-art: Art for Beginners

Venue: Bluecoat
Dates: 17/11/2019
Times: 11:30 - 17:00

Want to get creative but don’t know which medium to try? Get experimental and learn fundamental skills in a range of fine-art media in three day course Art for Beginners.

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***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 0176660***

Sundays from 17th November 2019, 11:30am – 5pm, £125 for 3 days.


Part 1 – You will cover an outline of essential artistic skills and techniques, aims, learning objectives and outcomes. Starting day one with drawing, you will cover form, incorporating shading and tonal contrast, negative space and noticing details.

Part 2 – In day two you will learn composition tips and how to work out from one point, covering exciting exercises in still life observation using pastels, drawing faces using the ‘quick form’ technique, and preparation for sculpture.

Part 3 – In day three you will explore fundamental painting techniques looking into colour, using a brush and blending, constructing landscapes and the essential tips for starting your own personal project, with individual feedback from the tutor.


Autumn Session 2019: Sundays from 17th November

17, 24 November

1 December


Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX

Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station- Liverpool Central.


£125 for the 3 day course (full course must be booked in advance)


You will need to provide some of your own materials, a full list will be provided 2-3 weeks before the start of the course. You will receive a prefilled Cass Art basket link with a suggested list of discounted art materials. If you’d like to receive this email earlier, please email


  • There are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.
  • To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

Cancellations / Refunds

Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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