WELCOME TO FOR THE LOVE OF ART

Inspiring, relaxing and creative art classes for adults and children by the sea in Highcliffe, Dorset and surrounding areas

ABOUT FOR THE
LOVE OF ART

For The LOVE Of ART was created to provide unique, personalised and enjoyable art tuition for adults and children. We believe that with practice and the right knowledge, anyone can be an artist - and have fun whilst doing it! 


For The LOVE Of ART offers weekly adult and children's art classes, one-off workshops, 1-1 tuition, art parties and much more!

We cover a huge range of media including water colour paint, acrylic paint, tonal pencil, colour pencils, inks, pen, printmaking, chalk, oil pastel and sculpture.

Whether you are a child or adult, an anxious beginner or an expert, someone looking to learn a new skill or simply a way to relax, socialise or be mindful, we would love to hear from you. 

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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

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ADULT ART CLASSES

Adult classes are taught through individual projects and are skills based, all materials are provided. They cover a wide range of media and are suitable for all levels, beginners are very welcome. These are fun, friendly classes and run on Wednesday afternoons, Friday evenings and Saturday mornings at The Old School in Highcliffe.

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OUTDOOR ART CLASSES

Have you ever tried drawing or painting 'en plein air'? If you'd like to give this a go, then you will love to try one of my fun art classes for adults that take place outside! They are suitable for beginners and all art materials will be provided.
Small class sizes for personalised tutoring.

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1-1 ONLINE TUITION - ADULTS

I personalise the learning to your needs and wishes, by teaching you what you would like to learn, letting you guide the content of the sessions. 
Picasso said, 'Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.'

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WORKSHOPS

As an experienced teacher, I am available for workshops. I can come to you to deliver a session on any topic of your choice and tailor it specifically to the individuals - if you are looking for a unique party, a workshop for colleagues or for a community interest group, then please get in touch to find out more. 
*Workshops will run online until it is safe to do so in person.

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1-1 ONLINE TUITION - CHILDREN

As a former Head of Art, I have experience teaching Secondary School Students and Overseeing both GCSE and Art A-Levels. I can work closely with your child to improve skills, develop ideas for project work (coursework modules) and find artists/movements to influence your work.

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FREE ART ACTIVITY PDFS

Scroll down to find FREE art activity downloads. These art activities are focused on mindfulness and are all about the relaxing art process. You can find timelapse videos to accompany these PDF instructions on my Instagram @fortheloveofartclasses.
These PDFs are shorter versions of the mini art projects available to buy in my shop so you can try before you buy!

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ONLINE MINI ART PROJECTS

NEW! Each short project teaches some fundamental skills which you can later apply to create an impressive artwork.
These projects have been deliberately designed to use as few specialist materials as possible so you should be able to complete them without spending a fortune on art materials.

FREE ART ACTIVITY DOWNLOADS

Suitable for all levels and ages

MINDFUL MARCH - TAKE NOTICE ART ACTIVITY

Hit the download button below for your FREE PDF to get creative by taking notice of nature and having fun with paint. This activity is perfect for being mindful and is suitable for adults and children. 

This PDF is a little taster of the FINDING ART Project which you can purchase in my shop where you use similar techniques to create a piece of artwork. 

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SPRING COLLAGE - MAKING DAFFODILS

Click the download button below to get your FREE PDF to show how to make daffodils using collage. These stylised flowers will inject some much needed spring joy into your creative process and are perfect for Spring wall art or for Easter. If you enjoy this free activity, you will love the BOTANICAL COLLAGE project in my shop.

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PAINTING WITHOUT PAINT - COFFEE ART

Download this FREE PDF to learn how to paint with coffee. Not only is is satisfying to watch as the coffee dissolves into the water on your page, but it smells delicious too! Give it a go for a relaxing way to paint and let me know how you get on.

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