Bluecoat: dot-art: Still Life

Bluecoat: dot-art: Still Life
Bluecoat: dot-art: Still Life

Venue: Bluecoat
Dates: 28/04/2020
Times: 18:45 - 21:00


Starting from the basics, you will learn from a variety of exercises and tuition the essential techniques used to create beautiful still life compositions using pencil.

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Tuesday evenings, 6.45pm – 9pm, starting 28 April 2020 (£160 for 10 sessions)



Starting from the basics, your tutor will provide exercises and tuition to help you improve your drawing or help you get to grips with the basics. This course is suitable for beginners, or for more experienced artists looking to polish up their skills.

The 10 week course will cover topics:

1. Introduction

2. Light and shade

3. Working with colour

4. Perspective

5. Composition

6. Fabric

7. Glass and reflections

8. Organic forms

9. Flowers

10. Innovation and abstraction

Tutor: Kathy Dereli

Kathy is trained in traditional techniques in drawing and sculpture which she uses to create well-crafted artworks with a modern sensibility. She has lead classes and demonstrations in both disciplines for several years. Kathy has also run Portrait Drawing for many years as well as Portrait Painting and Sketching in the Anglican (find and book on to this class on our website)!


Spring/Summer Programme 2020, Tuesdays evenings from 6:45 – 9:00pm

April 28

May 12, 19, 26

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

July 14


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.


£160 for the 10 week course (full course must be booked in advance)

It is possible to split this cost into two payments of £80, please call 0345 017 6660 for more details.


You will receive a list of essential materials 2-3 weeks before the course, if you want this list earlier please contact

The essential materials will include pencils (H, HB, B as a starting point), A3 paper pad (cartridge paper or rag paper is best) a rubber and sharpener.

Optional charcoal and coloured mediums such as coloured pencil or pastel.


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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