Every young person deserves an equal opportunity to grow intellectually and creatively, without placing pressure on their parents or guardians.

That’s why our art school exists – to grow vital access to sidelined art education in the local community and it is free for those students who come from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.

Supplementary education in Fine Art for children and young people 7-16 years old in Norwich and Norfolk

Art 4 Youth Norwich art school is a high quality learning experience for children young people aged 7 to 16, delivered by Norfolk practising artists and art educators in small groups of 10 students and divided into age groups of 7 to 11 and 12 to 16 years old.

The programme combines use of professional materials and techniques, cultivating artistic vision and confidence whilst referencing art history, from old masters to contemporary artists.

a portable laboratory,
a space to mark with references,
to capture the immediate,
to experiment,
a memory warehouse,
I can return whenever
I am searching for an idea.

                                     Pep Carrió

Course fee: £50

Advanced booking and payment are kindly requested. More guidance is here.


Looking forward to welcome all students in our drawing studio online!


13 January - 17 February 2021, 17.00-18.00, age 11-16 years old

     This online course is designed for students who wish to increase and develop their drawing and sketching skills. The course focuses on the process of building and curating a sketchbook. The sketchbook is a great tool for increasing confidence in drawing and capturing the surrounding world. A fear of a blank page is many people’s obstacle to create, students will be introduced to some tips how to overcome it. A skill of putting down onto paper what an eye can see and translating it into an idea for a finished piece be it a drawing, painting or sculpture, is an essential part of any creative practice. 
     The course will give the students an understanding of the best drawing practices how to capture gesture, light and shadow and form these in quick sketches. It will also cover the basics of perspective, thumbnails, preparatory sketches and compositional studies.
     Sessions will integrate references from the old and modern masters to provide the students with the tools, techniques and a wider skill set that will aid their drawings to be developed from an idea into a finished work of art. 

     This is an online course, taking place over Zoom.
In addition to the live session, students will receive a PDF copy of the presentation discussed, and fun assignments to complete after each class. 
Downloadable materials and equipment lists will be provided via email prior to each class. 

Fine art sessions tailor-made for your occasion for a truly unique experience

Contact us


07938 955385

Alternatively the form on the right can be filled in

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