dennis parker summer 2022 art classes

 

Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Middx HA5 4EA

9.30 – 11.30 am                  9 weekly classes                     £110

 

  • For all levels from beginners to advanced

  • For those painting for pleasure as well as those working towards GCSE, A-level or degree

  • A choice of working in any media including drawing, painting (watercolour, pastel, acrylic, oil, mixed media, print making etc)

  • A chance to have fun exploring all styles of interpretation from realism to abstraction, with demonstrations in all techniques

  • Opportunity to develop and gain guidance on your portfolio for art college, degree and postgraduate courses. 

For all classes, themes are suggested – not obligatory – so if you have other concepts you would prefer to explore you can do so instead, with Dennis’s help and guidance whilst navigating the creative process. 

Having explored essential techniques and styles students are encouraged to create original work from their own references, such as observational drawings and photographs, rather than images from magazines or the internet.

 

MONDAY          Monday 25 April - Monday 11 July excluding 2, 30 May, 6 June

Silky Milky Waterfalls

Drawing / Watercolour / Acrylic / Oil     

Capture the elemental drama of water cascading over a precipice onto rocks. Sketch and shoot from

various angles             

 

TUESDAY            Tuesday 26 April - Tuesday 5 July excluding 31 May, 7 June

Spring Woodland

Acrylic                      

An ideal class for beginners with no previous painting experience. We start with controlled colour mixing via three primary colours, then progress to a variety of exciting colour applications and techniques to develop confidence and produce expressive and atmospheric studies

 

 

WEDNESDAY      Wednesday 27 April - Wednesday 6 July excluding 1, 8 June

Bluebell Woodland in Dappled Light

Pencil / Pastel / Pen & Wash / Mixed Media

Light filtering through branches and newly grown yellow-green leaves onto the dappled woodland floor festooned with bluebells

Light

THURSDAY          Thursday 28 April - Thursday 7 July excluding 2, 9 June

Atmospheric Summer Woodlands

Acrylic 

An ideal class for beginners with no previous painting experience. We start with controlled colour mixing via three primary colours, then progress to a variety of exciting colour applications and techniques to develop confidence and produce expressive and atmospheric studies          

 

 

FRIDAY                Friday 29 April - Friday 8 July excluding 3, 10 June

View through a Gate

Drawing / Watercolour / Acrylic / Mixed Media   

Wrought iron gates with sweeping curves and intricacies can provide interesting framing devices for your composition                 Wrought

 

To book your place please email: dennis_parker@hotmail.co.uk

Current students have priority until 14 March 2022

dennisart.co.uk/equipment needed for materials                   

0208 381 2392 or dennis_parker@ hotmail.co.uk for further information 

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dennis parker shaping air - photoshoots with photographic model / ballerina

 

Within a small group, a unique opportunity to have a private photoshoot with an experienced photographic model/ballerina with the added dimension of professional photographic lighting. Artists wishing to explore the aesthetic of classical life poses, the fluidity of dance/movement and more unusual physically demanding short term photographic poses will be guided through the alchemy of photo composition using light, angle and shadow. Studio lighting, in tandem with filters and reflectors, enables us to explore ‘in-camera:’ framing a shot, perspective, subtleties and nuances of colour playing on the human form, plus the impact of angle and degree of light and shadow (chiaroscuro). Essential knowledge of your own camera, whether it is compact, bridge or DSLR, includes how to access: shutter priority, aperture priority, ISO and exposure compensation, to maximise the potential of the shoot. Price on application.

 

dennisart.co.uk

0208 381 2392 or dennis_parker@hotmail.co.uk for further information

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