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Group Classes

Lessons are taught in a fun, friendly atmosphere, going at the pace of the student to achieve their goals. When getting to know new students there is usually a very informal conversation on the first session to get an idea of what the student wants to achieve, how much time they can dedicate a week and to talk about previous art educational experiences to see what the student enjoys.

Working as a tutor, specialising in oil painting techniques, ranging from renaissance to contemporary methods, I have worked with individual students and lead workshops for GCSE, A-Level students as well as running anatomy courses at the Art Academy London.

Working in a primary school, I have delivered after school art classes for ages 6-10, using a personally designed syllabus focusing on various drawing techniques and exercises to build observational skills.

Working as a teacher, specialising in oil painting techniques, ranging from renaissance to contemporary methods, I have worked with individual students and lead workshops for GCSE, A-Level students as well as running anatomy courses at the Art Academy London.

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Historical Context

Using my newly launched website 'The History of Creativity', learn how your favourite artists fit into historical context, along with your own work.

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Follow your Path

After a needs analysis to understand who your inspirations are and what skills are needed for you to produce the work you've always dreamed of, a rough road map is designed to put some structure into the journey.

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Online or in Person

Lessons can take place online or in person, as you prefer, depending on location.

Book your first class with 50% off

Classes are for adults 18+

Testimonials

A very talented painter and most knowledgeable teacher who took great care to fully understand where I have got to in my learning and who produced a number of interesting options regarding how the lessons might proceed. I believe that I am extremely fortunate to have James as a tutor and am very excited about the lessons ahead of us. 

- Paul

James is a wonderful artist - I own several of his paintings. He is so knowledgeable about languages, literature, the history of art and the importance of these in our lives. He is able to impart his knowledge with kindness and patience and he would be an inspirational teacher.

- Angela

James has a passion and knowledge for art that is not only immense but also infectious. He makes the complexities of drawing and painting not only accessible but enticing by unveiling the mystery and history of techniques needed to make meaningful progress . I can't imagine a more diligent or thorough approach to teaching and want to thank him for deepening my love and understanding of the subject.

- Sam

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