Art School
In person and Online

 Ages 5 to 7.5 years

 

This is the group for our youngest creative minds. Here,we offer age appropriate Art experiences that dip and skim playfully through the surface of the fundamentals of Drawing and Painting, offering very tasty and varied nibbles. Their imagination is kept ignited and there is nothing more real and beautiful for us! Our endeavour is to just help them express it in a way they can be proud of. This class nurtures their love for art, makes real life connections and prepares them for further exploration that comes next.

 

 Fee: £9.5 X No of weeks

(Weeks per term: Autumn -14, Spring-11 and Summer-11) 

(Sessions are 1 hour long and fee includes all materials apart from the drawing book.

Online classes ( 50 mins) run on Wednesdays from 5:10- 6:00pm and Saturdays from 3:00- 3:50 pm

Fee: £7.5X No of weeks 

 

 Ages 7.5- 12years and 12- 16 years

This is the group for our Explorers. We dive deeper and scout all through and around the subject, viewing it from various perspectives. Our weekly art trails lead them through new subjects and mediums, making valuable connections to their own other interests outside the class. This class empowers them with a deeper and skillful understanding of the fundamentals of the subject.

The 12-16 years group are offered more lessons on observational drawings along with the regular curriculum for the younger groups. This enables older children  who are unable to commit to the 2.5 hrs long 12yrs+ group to continue to enjoy and grow through their art journey.

 

 Fee: £14.25 X No of weeks

(Weeks per term: Autumn -14, Spring-11 and Summer-11) 

(Sessions are 1.5 hour long and fee includes all materials apart from the drawing book.

Online classes ( 1 hr 15 mins) for Ages 8- 11yrs run on Wednesdays from 6:15-7:30pm ,Saturdays from 4:15- 5:30 pm and for ages 12- 16 yrs on Saturdays from 1:15- 2:30pm 

Fee: £10.5X No of weeks

Ages 12 years +

This group is an opportunity for the students to learn and grow with guest Artists and spend concentrated  time on one subject.  Our subjects will range from Life Drawing, Still life, Cartooning, Illustration and mediums range from Oil paints, Charcoal to Egg Tempera.

These classes are open by invitation only to existing Artspiration 10 yrs+ students,   (based on teacher referral and merit)

The classes are open to all other 12yrs plus  however, we do expect children to have basic skills and understanding of drawing and painting and we will request images of your child's art work which should include at least 3 works from observation. The images will just help us to get an idea of your child's strengths and weakness.

Details of our  Guest artists can be found here

 

Would suit perfectly if your child is passionate about Art in general and also if they are currently doing their GCSE , Arts Award or applying for scholarships.

 

 

 Fee: £28.75 X No of weeks

(Weeks per term: Autumn -11, Spring-9/8 and Summer-9/8) 

(Sessions are 2.5 hour long and fee includes most materials)

This group only runs in Maidenhead on Saturdays.

Small Groups

Small groups:  This program works well if you are looking for 121 lessons.  Our small groups provide a greater opportunity for individual guidance and targeted feedback. Children can join existing small group classes or we can start a new one if you have a group or bubble you prefer to work within, and you know would be interested in joining you.

 

Most of our Art school lessons are covered but emphasis is more on observational drawing in these groups. The curriculum is more flexible to allow for groups to work on projects of their choice / competition entries /develop portfolios etc.

Teachers can assign optional tasks to work at home and provide feedback on it at/during  the class. 

 

Fee: varies as per class size, please contact us for details.

 

 
 

Holiday course

 

We are very sorry that we are unable to offer any holiday workshops this summer. We are hoping to offer these at the Oct half term now. We do offer 121 lessons though.

 

We offer two holiday ' Art Scout'  courses depending on ages and abilities, usually during the school holidays.

Art Scout juniors: Recommended Ages 7- 12 yrs. Art enthusiastic 6 year olds who can work with older children are welcome.

A 4 day course introducing Mosaics, Modroc, Plaster Casting , Print Making and use of various art materials including Acrylics on Canvas, soft pastels, Water colours and Pencil Shading. This is a good course for Art enthusiasts at Beginners or Intermediate levels. 

Fee: £168 for 4 days and £45 for Day bookings

 

 

Art Scout seniors: Ages 12-16 yrs  ( 10yrs+ Art enthusiasts welcome)

 Our subjects will range from Life Drawing, Still life, Cartooning, Sculpture and mediums from Oil Paints, Charcoal, Egg tempera, Plaster. etc. This course will be ideal for children who already have some basic skills and are willing to develop them further.  Suitable for Intermediate and Advance levels.

Fee: £60 for Day bookings

 

 

After School Clubs

We currently run successful after school clubs in the following locations; If you woudl like a club for your school , please feel free to contact us.                                                                         

Courthouse Junior School- Maidenhead

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Boyn Hill Infant School- Maidenhead

Bookings at School office.

Our Program Art Peek is tailored towards the after school clubs that we run in local schools exclusively for the school's children.  Art Peek gives children a lovely, concise art learning experience and touches on the different elements of our full curriculum. Our After School Club Leaders deliver this program in our local schools.

 

'Art Peek ' is a wonderful opportunity for Year 1 to Year 6 children to experience various art forms, mediums, artists and skills. 

 

Each term, Art Peek introduces children to various mediums like water colours, Soft pastels, Oil Pastels, Charcoal,Acrylic paints , Print Making etc. Children will also be introduced to specialized Art and Crafts like Mosaics, Plaster casting, Mod roc Modelling,. and gain insight into the works and life of one Master Artist and then create their own art inspired by their works. 

If you are a parent or teacher and think your school would benefit from an Art Peek Art Club, please contact us on artspirationinfo@gmail.com and we would be delighted to help.

We also support and encourage children to apply for the  'Discover Arts Award' which is offered by the Trinity College of London for an additional fee as we are also advisers to Arts Award and our Art peek program covers the requirement for the award. 

 

1-2-1/ Gifts

We also offer 1-2-1 sessions with our teachers, who can come to your home and guide you through specific projects.

Our teachers can cater to a wide range of capabilities , help a beginner and challenge the experienced! We have helped many children develop their portfolios. These portfolios have then won scholarships and competitions for the young artists!

These sessions can also be gifted to some one arty you know!

 

Arty Parties

We think Birthdays are a very special occasion and we will help you mark this milestone with tons of creativity, fun and also an opportunity to make a difference. 

Our parties are a little different, as we also take the opportunity of using these special occasions to give back. Each year our students choose a unique social cause to support. This year it is Book Aid. Our children’s parties are priced only to cover costs and the intention is completely philanthropic.  For more details please email us at artspirationinfo@gmail.com 

 

Our Charity wing Soham has supported quite a few projects since 2013 and we are committed to continue. You can find more info at our 'Giving' page.