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.

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.


6 January -30 March 2020, £150, Mondays

17.00-18.30. for 7-11 years old

18.30-20.00, 12-16 years old

In this set course our students will carry on exploring the field of observational academic drawing whilst enhancing observational skills in a series of short studies leading to the final outcome in a form of a portrait.

The course will inspire students to build on existing knowledge and techniques so they can create with confidence and take their creative ideas to the next level. The tutor will guide students through the fundamental elements of light, shadow, tone, form, perspective and composition of the human body and face particularly. Students will build on knowledge in order to achieve real progress with paintings and drawings skills. Whatever students’ choice of medium, they will be challenged and supported in development of a style and outcomes contributing to the substantial portfolio.

The course will be following the Constructive Drawing Method known as Comparative Measurement (or the Russian method) with a main focus on understanding the form.

Throughout the course students will be exposed to a variety of subjects and guided on selecting the right individual path for their skills progression. Drawing from dressed life models and still life compositions are the integral part of the course.


Downloadable booking form is to be emailed to welcome@norwichart.co.uk to reserve a place.

Looking forward to welcome students in our drawing studio!


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07938 955385

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