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Art School in Cheltenham

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The Cheltenham School of Drawing & Painting is a small independently run school located just a five minute walk from Montpellier in the Lansdown area of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, southwest England, just 9 km from Gloucester. The Cheltenham School of Drawing & Painting offers day, evening and weekend courses in Fine Art including drawing, painting, watercolour, life drawing and sculpture. We also offer Saturday workshops in life drawing or painting, clay portraiture and etching. Whatever your interest or experience in the arts, we are sure there will be something here for you. Our classes cater to all levels and beginners are very welcome.

In our painting courses you will explore the freedom of creating form through colour. We use both historical and contemporary painting practices and artists to encourage an understanding of each individuals position within the practice of painting. We like to engage artists in drawing as it naturally comes to them: their natural voice. We encourage all drawing students to find their way with the materials and methods we present, so they can tackle projects and ideas outside the school, with confidence in their abilities.


School / Office Address: Cheltenham, Abbeyholme Stables 73 Lansdown Crescent Lane
Gloucester
England
UK / GB
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Directions
From Cheltenham town centre, head from Montpellier towards Gloucester on the Lansdown Road. Take the first right into Lansdown Walk and park.

Halfway down on the left hand side, go through the doorway. The Cheltenham School of Drawing and Painting is on your left, up the stairs.

Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-10-08 were from:

CHELTENHAM; Gloucester; and more.
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