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Short Courses

Our illustration courses are ideal for developing new art and illustration skills in an inspiring gallery setting

"The course was fantastic and I've learned so much. I will definitely come back" Course participant, Developing Picture Books with Claire Alexander

Autumn courses

Short Course: Illustrating People with Sion Ap Tomos - NOW BOOKING
Learn how to illustrate people from observation and from your imagination on this ten-week course. 6.30-9pm, Wednesdays 12 September-21 November

Short Course: Beginners’ Guide to Drawing with Merlin Strangeway - NOW BOOKING
Be guided through the fundamentals of drawing on this six-week course. 10am-1.30pm, Sundays 9 September - 14 October

Summer School courses

SUMMER SCHOOL: Illustrating People with Sion Ap Tomos - SOLD OUT
Explore a range of ways to draw people in this five-day course. 10am-4pm, Monday 23 - Friday 27 July 2018

SUMMER SCHOOL: Graphic Novel Your Life with Rachel Ball - SOLD OUT
Make a graphic novel based on your personal experience or family history in this five-day course. 10am-4pm, Monday 6 - Friday 10 August 2018

SUMMER SCHOOL: An Introduction to Creating Picture Books with Claire Alexander - SOLD OUT
Learn the essentials of creating picture books for 0-6 year-olds in this five-day course. 10am-4pm, Monday 13 - Friday 17 August 2018

Courses currently underway

Introduction to Creating Graphic Novels with Carol Adlam 
Discover how to tell compelling stories through this innovative medium. A ten-week course on Sunday afternoons from 15 April 2018

Illustrating the Animal Kingdom with Sion Ap Tomos 
Explore animals through image-making: on the farm, at the museum and in the studio, on this ten-week course on Sunday mornings from 22 April 2018

Introduction to Creating Picture Books with Claire Alexander  
A ten-week beginners’ course for adults looking to learn the essentials of creating picture books for 0-6 year olds, taking place on Tuesday evenings from 24 April 2018

Reference Construction for Creative Illustration with Toya Walker 
A brand new four-week course providing you with the tools to develop your own reference imagery, on Monday evenings from 4 June 2018

The Pleasures of Illustration - with Merlin Strangeway  
The popular four-week course is back: a series of mini creative projects taking place on Thursday evenings from 21 June 2018