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Classical Art Academy run Drawing and Oil Painting Classes Courses Workshops and Painting Holidays from their studio in Bournemouth, Dorset.  Art courses, classes and workshops in Drawing and Oil Painting for all ability levels and ages.

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Art Mini Breaks By The Sea

Martin Close

Art Mini Break with two nights B&B Accommodation included

Classical Art academy have just launched our Art Mini Break courses for beginners and artist alike.   We have a selection of two and three day courses beginning with Classical Drawing progressing to still life, landscapes, seascapes and portraiture.  

All of our mini breaks include B&B accommodation.  For more detailed information please visit the Courses / Art Mini Breaks section of our website.

Classical techniques for drawing in proportion, line and mass.

Course dates are flexible and run throughout the week Tuesday to Saturday ongoing every month the year.  We will contact you after we receive your booking to discuss what dates you would like to be booked into.

This course is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists looking for classical drawing tuition.  You will learn classical drawing techniques that date back to the ancient Greeks and were still in use by master artists throughout the Renaissance.  

You will spend two days with our regular students learning drawing methods that focus on proportion, line and mass to produce a selection of chiaroscuro drawings to take home at the end of the course.

No previous experience in drawing is required.   All course materials together with two night B&B is all included within the course fees.