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Painting Masterclass Chez Vous

We are all creative and artistic to some degree. This course will show you how to re-open that door to your creative self in a relaxed environment where you will meet other creative minds like yourself, from the safety of your own home.

Find inspiration from other artists and learn how to develop your ideas from sketch to finished paintings through in class exercises and projects. Discover how different techniques work, paying special attention to the control of the tools, colour mixing and composition.

If you are already an established artist this could be a great opportunity to network and talk to other artists, plus a very good way to challenge what you already know and develop it further.

This six week course will focus on painting interiors and still life around you (your own living room, a corner in the kitchen...) during lockdown. It will be about re-discovering those spaces in an artistic way.

What you need: paper, two days acrylic/ink (or black acrylic), two days gouache/ink (or black gouache) and two days watercolour/ink. (or black watercolour). Note – you can use the different media proposed above on different days, stick to what you prefer or use what you have at home.

See also - class access information below.

Tutor: Fatima Pantoja

Fatima is originally from Spain. A few years after she finished her Fine Arts degree she moved to the UK. Currently she works as a Freelance Artist (from digital illustrations to oil paintings, sculptures…everything!!) and an Art teacher which she says is the perfect job for her as she loves talking and painting!

She likes to push her own boundaries and her work covers a wide range of techniques and subjects, but her favourite subject is portraiture. She participates in exhibitions regularly and co-curates a Gallery (THAT Gallery) in Basingstoke.

She also participated in the Heats for Sky Landscape artist of the year in 2017 and became semi-finalist at the Sky portrait artist of the year!

Sessions: Thursday 21 May - 25 June, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Tickets: £48 (for six sessions)

Book your space for the Online Class: Painting Masterclass Chez Vous with Hampshire Cultural Trust's West End Centre, Aldershot now!

Class access information

This class will run live each week via Zoom, an online streaming website. Zoom is an online platform which allows you to talk live to your tutor and classmates via a video or audio call. This class is designed to be progressive, with sessions each week following on from the previous week, helping to build your experience over the course of the class. Your booking is for all six sessions. As this class is live, you will need to be available at the time specified to participate.

To access your class you will be sent a link to a Zoom meeting on the day of each session that you have booked. You will also need access to a device with an internet connection and speakers– a computer, laptop, phone or tablet should do the job. If you would like to be able to talk with your tutor via audio your device will also need a microphone. If you would like to speak with your tutor via video your device will also need a camera.

Prior to the start date of your class our team will be in touch via email. We will confirm the email address you have used to create your Zoom account so we can add you to the class. We will also send you detailed instructions via email to help you log into your online class. We will have a member of our team on standby for the first two week of class to assist you with any issues you may have accessing your class. Simply email us at West.End.Centre@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk if you need help.

- This online class programme is a pilot -

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