Current Courses

Stories and Myths in Art

Stories and Myths in Art

Stories and Myths in Art    Five Week Course, Mondays 21st Feb, 28th Feb, 7th March, 14th March, 21st March 2022   Over the course of five weeks we will explore the world of art and the stories they convey that have inspired people for thousands of years to the...

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Lives of the Great Artists – 6 week course

Lives of the Great Artists – 6 week course

Lives of the Great Artists  6 week course Over the course of six weeks we will explore the lives and works of some of the Western tradition’s greatest artists spanning the late Medieval period to the current day. At a time when our cultural depth is seriously deprived...

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The Classical Tradition in Art

The Classical Tradition in Art

The Classical Tradition in Art  Why has the classical tradition been such a constant source for architects, artists and sculptors? How did this ‘style’ or way of showing its visual forms evolve and develop? For ancient cultures, the classical proportions, harmony and...

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Stories and Myths in Art

Stories and Myths in Art

Stories and Myths in Art Five Week Course. Over five weeks of this course we will explore the world of art and the stories they convey that have inspired people for thousands of years to the present day. This is a world rich in the imagination, in word and in...

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Why We Need Art

Why We Need Art

Why We Need Art  Exploring ways of seeing Art: Neuroscientific, Psychological, Philosophical and the Mystical  £15  This session will include both theory and participation as we take a journey through the ways in which art can be perceived; from the neuroscientific,...

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Seeing Masterpieces with Fresh Eyes

Seeing Masterpieces with Fresh Eyes

Seeing Masterpieces with Fresh Eyes  This day workshop is my first time teaching in person since lockdown so I am very much looking forward to it. This session will invite you to look at some well-known works of art with a different perception, or ask if that is even...

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Past Courses

The Art of Seeing – the Myth of Eros and Psyche

The Art of Seeing – the Myth of Eros and Psyche

   The Art of Seeing   the Myth of Eros and Psyche Thursday 30th November 2023  7-8pm UK time via Zoom £10 "But as Psyche wept in fear and trembling on that rocky eminence, the Zephyr's kindly breeze with its soft stirring wafted the hem of her dress this way and...

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The Art of Seeing – the Myth of Echo and Narcissus

The Art of Seeing – the Myth of Echo and Narcissus

The Art of Seeing   the Myth of Echo and Narcissus Thursday 26th October 2023  7-8pm UK time via Zoom £10 "He knows not what he sees, but what he sees invites him. Even as the pool deceives  his eyes, it tempts them with delights. But why, o foolish boy, do you...

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