Art Class Norfolk

About Art Class Norfolk

Professional artist and experienced teacher Claire Frances Smith offers relaxed and friendly classes in oils and acrylics at The Art Room in Dereham.

Claire is a professional exhibiting artist who has been teaching for many years. She supplies galleries across the Uk and has been published by one of the country's leading publishers. She produces medium to large scale paintings of sea and sky scapes, landscapes, water scenes and figures. She supplies private and corporate clients and regularly exhibits. Claire recently opened her own art school in Norfolk which she also uses as a studio.

Claire's students describe her as inspirational, patient and knowledgable.

Claire has an "Old School" approach to teaching. She believes that painting is open to anyone of any age and ability not just those who are naturally gifted.
She delivers a carefully designed step by step program that starts with the core basics of paint handling then colour mixing, good drawing skills, working with tones, creating mood and atmosphere working towards eventually exhibiting work.
Many of Claire's students who started from scratch now exhibit their work and achieve sales. Students are supported in their learning with achievable projects and opportunities to take part in art related outings, get togethers and shows.
The teaching program is delivered in a light-hearted and relaxed environment with students encouraged at every stage.

All aspects of oil, acrylic and watercolour painting exciting mediums will be covered and students are encouraged to work at their own pace.

No need to worry if you have never painted before as absolute beginners are always welcome.

More experienced painters will enjoy a place to meet fellow artists and be inspired by new projects and have the chance to take part in exhibitions.

Beginners and improvers very welcome.

Friendly supportive tuition from professional artist.

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Popular courses

Art Class Norfolk runs 1 course

Beginners Painting Course

This is a starter course for beginners or those who have painted before but who want to go back and learn the basic skills from scratch. This 4 week course will give you a basic grounding in how to handle your paints and gain control of them. It will help you gain confidence in your painting. The...
1a Rash'S Green, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1JG

From£10per course

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Meet the teachers

Meet the people who teach at Art Class Norfolk

Claire Frances Smith

Claire Frances Smith teaches at Art Class Norfolk

Claire is a professional, exhibiting artist and has been teaching for many years both privately and for Norfolk Adult Education. Claire exhibits in several galleries in the UK and has been published by Washington Green Fine Art. She creates medium to large scale paintings of sea and sky scapes, water scenes, figures and landscapes. Claire undertakes commissions for private and corporate clients.

What Claire Frances Smith teaches

Classes in oils, acrylics and watercolour are provided.

Which of Claire Frances Smith's courses are coming up? How Claire Frances Smith teaches

Claire believes in an "old school" approach to painting starting with the core basic skills of paint handling, colour mixing, tonal work and good drawing skills. She has a unique systematic approach that uses a carefully crafted series of steps that lead students from the basics through to being able to produce well considered and competant paintings. Claire has several students who started from scratch and are now exhibiting and selling their work. She believes that painting is not just for the naturally gifted but for anyone who wants to put in a few hours a week of learning and practise. Although each class is structured with a fresh project each week the atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and supportive. Claire covers all the steps needed to begin a rewarding journey into the world of art.

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Where it happens for Art Class Norfolk

The Art Room

1a Rash's Green Toftwood Dereham Norfolk United Kingdom
NR19 1JG

Free parking Refreshments provided

52.666324 .947363

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