BJ´s Art Class

Art Classes at Vale Judeu

Open to everyone. Small classes ensure individual attention and a fun and lively atmosphere, with good modern facilities within the beautiful Church grounds.

Barbara Jane Banks is a qualified art teacher and working artist. Payment in made per class and prior notification of absence, if known, is appreciated. Please ring me on 916103050 or 289992857 for more information.

 

The Autumn term runs from September 11th - December 18th 2017: Please call me on 289992857 for further details.

 

Please note: no classes on: Monday 23rd October am/pm; Wednesday 2nd November am/pm; Monday 4th December am/pm and evening

 

 

Water Colour 

Monday Morning Suitable for beginners to the more advanced. Basic water colour techniques, some step by step lessons. We cover topics and subjects related to water colour, drawing and some mixed media. Students are also encouraged to experiment and paint what inspires them whether flowers, landscapes, portraits or semi abstract etc.

10.00am – 12.30 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.

                                                                                                                                                                                            

General Painting and Drawing

Monday Afternoon Suitable for the beginner to the more advanced artist, all mediums taught - Acrylic, water colour, Soft pastel, oil, drawing and mixed media. Art Topics covered ( ie perspective, contrast and tone in our paintings and drawings, eye catching still life, reflections, portraits etc. - every 2 or 3 weeks), are relevant to all mediums. This class enables the student to try different mediums throughout the year OR specialise in one and to develop their individual interest in painting/drawing.

2.00pm – 4.30 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.

 

New Evening Class - starting beginning of November

Monday Evening Drawing and water based paints (acrylic and water colour). Suitable for complete beginners to Intermediate or as a refresher for those who want to get back into art. Small group ensures plenty of individual attention in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

7.30 - 9.30 €10 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.

 

Acrylic Painting

Wednesday Morning Suitable for complete beginners to advanced artists, includes some drawing classes. Acrylic painting techniques and interesting and varied art topics encourage you to develop your painting skill and individual style in this popular medium that can be used in a variety of ways including in a water colour manner or thick impasto with a palette knife on canvas. If you have not used Acrylics before, paints are initially provided free for 2 weeks.       

10.00am – 12.30 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts/notes etc.

 

Theme Based with choice of medium

Wednesday Afternoon This term the course will be theme based with students using the medium of their choice (water colour, acrylic, water soluble oils, soft pastels or mixed media/collage). The lessons are suitable for those of an intermediate level. The first theme is 'evening light' and we will explore other artists' work, colour, and various techniques  that are common to all the mediums.  There will be 3 more themes during the term - student's can change mediums or develop and progress in one in particular. (There are only 3 places left on this course.)

2.30pm – 5.00 €12 per lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and some handouts and notes.