Watch at home, Pause when you need to, Create in your own time
Choose the course style and medium you wish to learn. Set aside some time to relax. I will show you what you need and how to do it.
At a relaxed pace, I guide you through practical demonstrations. Start and stop at any time. Watch at your own pace.
Once you have the skills and techniques in your chosen material, carry on experimenting , learning and practising.
Browse my amazing video courses:
VIDEO COURSE: Drawing Natural Forms
This course will focus on sketching skills to help beginners and those who just want to improve their drawing skills. We will discover some great ways to draw natural forms/objects. For this course you need: HB pencil, Rubber, Sharpener, White pencil, Pen and Coloured pencil. You also need white and dark coloured paper. The course will take aproximately 2 hours or longer if you want to go at your own pace.
VIDEO COURSE Watercolour: the Basics
A VIDEO COURSE FOR BEGINNERS. Instant access to tutorials and bonus materials to get you started on your watercolour journey. Become a confident watercolour artist in under 10 hours (7 tutorials). No previous art experience required. Learn a new skill and master wonderful watercolour painting.
VIDEO COURSE Acrylic Painting: the basics
Starting with the very basics, I will teach you how to use acrylics. I will guide you through some simple techniques to understand the workings of this popular art material. By the end of the course you will have built your confidence and have painted several different acrylic paintings including flowers, landscapes, fruit and birds. Paint along at home in your own time.
VIDEO COURSE: Simple Landscape Painting: in Watercolour
A VIDEO COURSE FOR BEGINNERS and UP Become a confident with painting landscape No previous art experience required This short course will help you learn watercolour landscape techniques This short course will help you learn beautiful watercolour landscape with simple techniques. I will teach you how to use watercolour to create atmospheric landscape. I will guide you through some simple techniques to understand the workings of this amazing medium. We will create 3 very different landscapes throughout the course. Once you have the basic skills you can experiement with all these lovely techniques.
VIDEO COURSE: Simple Landscape Drawing & Painting Bundle (2 Courses)
TWO VIDEO COURSES FOR BEGINNERS and UP Become a confident with drawing and painting landscape in around 4 hours, No previous art experience required This bundle of two short courses will help you create simple landscapes in watercolour and chalk pastel techniques. Learn to use watercolour to create atmospheric landscape. You will be guided through some simple techniques to understand the workings of this amazing medium. Then learn how to use chalk and charcoal to create a completely different approach to landscape. Once you have the basic skills you can experiment with all these lovely techniques.
VIDEO COURSE: Simple Landscape Drawing: in Chalk Pastel and Charcoal
A VIDEO COURSE FOR BEGINNERS and UP Become a confident with drawing landscape No previous art experience required This short course will help you learn chalk pastel and charcoal landscape drawing techniques. This short course will help you learn beautiful pastel landscapes with simple techniques. I will teach you how to use pastels and charcoal to create atmospheric landscape. I will guide you through some simple techniques to understand the workings of this amazing medium. We will create 3 very different landscapes throughout the course. Once you have the basic skills you can experiment with all these lovely techniques.
VIDEO COURSE: Lino Printing: The Basics
Learn how to make lino prints from scratch Watch the videos on what you need to get started. Then the tutorials will guide you through how to use the tools and techniques to create your own lino block. Then use your block to create your own range of prints. Printing kits can be purchased from Create! Art school to accompany the course. Take a look at this short video to find out more about the course. Basic Printing Equipment Lino Cutter Spare blades Lino sheet Ink Roller Paper Drawing equipment Pencil - soft like a 2B Pen Crayon You can complete the course with our starter kit if you just want to see if you like printmaking....or you could try our deluxe kit which gives you plenty of tools and equipment to play with.
VIDEO COURSE: 8 simple Masterpieces: Recreate great works of art, at home
This course consists of 8 famous masterpieces recreated by Helen to a live audience on Zoom. Each course consists of a mini art history lecture, so you learn about each artist and a handy downloadable booklet for reference. Helen takes you through recreating an artwork in the style of the artist. Albrecht Durer’s Hare Monet’s Sunsets De Kooning Abstracts Matisse’s Interiors Klimt’s Tree of Life Mackintosh’s Stained Glass Emin’s Birds Bonus Module: Hokusai’s Wave A complete materials list is included with each module but a summary of what you need is here too: Basic Kit: Paper, pencil, rubber, pen, brush To complete all workshops: Chalk pastel, Oil Pastel, Black and Coloured ink, Collage materials, Glue, Scissors, Coloured pencil, Acrylic Paint, Card or Canvas, Charcoal, Dipping pen, Paint palette
VIDEO COURSE: Art Discovery Course: for beginners
Learn how to use art materials starting from scratch. Complete simple exercises to learn how to use simple drawing and painting materials. The materials covered in the course include: Pencil, pen, chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, dippy pen and ink, watercolour pencils, coloured pencils, watercolour, gouache, acrylic, inks. We also look at methods to “mix” these media together to create a range of different effects. Then put the exercises into practice and create beautiful works of art using a range of drawing and painting media, producing a beautiful portfolio of drawings and paintings. Work though our archive of extended tutorials to gain further practise in these materials.
Kick Start Your Art: 5 Minute Doodles
Kick Start your Art: 5 Minute Doodles These 5 minute doodles will help you understand the basic drawing materials available. They will give you an insight into what the material, looks like, how it functions and the effects that you can get with them. Draw along at home and see how you do!
VIDEO COURSE 5 Elements of Art Mini Course
Learn to draw! 5 minutes, 5 elements, 5 days If you've never picked up a pencil or have drawn before but just need a little confidence boost to get started. My mini drawing course will give you a few tips and tricks to get started in drawing. I will introduce you to the 5 main elements of art and how to use them. With these in your armoury you will be able to tackle all sorts of drawing subjects. Enjoy!
FREE: Pen and Watercolour Flowers Mini Course
In this course I will teach you the ultra simple but highly effective technique of watercolour, pen and ink to create beautiful blooms. In 5 easy to follow modules you will start creating a range of floral arrangements with pen and watercolour. By the end of the course you will have a lovely little portfolio of flowers. For this course you need a waterproof pen (or a dip pen and ink) some watercolours, a brush, a waterpot and some paper.
Kit and Course Bundles
VIDEO COURSE: Lino Printing the Basics PLUS Printing Deluxe Kit
Learn how to make lino prints from scratch using this clear and concise video course and deluxe printing kit. Watch the videos on what you need to get started. Then the tutorials will guide you through how to use the tools and techniques to create your own lino block. Then use your block to create your own range of prints. Printing Equipment included in this package: The kit includes: 2 x rollers 1 x lino handle and spare cutters 4 sheets of a4 "easy cut" lino Ink Tray Bench hook 1 x black ink 1 x white ink 10 sheets of white paper POSTAGE WITHIN UK INCLUDED NB: Kits are made to order. Includes UK postage dispatched within 10 working days
VIDEO COURSE: Lino Printing: The Basics PLUS Starter Kit
Learn how to make lino prints from scratch using this clear and concise video course and simple starter kit. Watch the videos on what you need to get started. Then the tutorials will guide you through how to use the tools and techniques to create your own lino block. Then use your block to create your own range of prints. Printing Equipment inlcluded in this package: 1 x Lino Cutter 5 x Spare blades 2 x Lino sheets (A6 size) 1 x Printing Ink bottle (blank) 1 x Roller Please ensure you complete postal addresses check out to receive your kit. Dispatched within 10 working days (UK postage only)
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“I have joined Create Art School and it's the best thing I have done, the atmosphere is happy and people are very friendly. It's lovely getting to make new friends. Helen goes through everything with you if you're not confident she will help you through it step by step. I would highly recommend joining her classes there is so much variety in her work something to suit everyone. Going through this pandemic has been so stressful but since I started Creative Art School, it's lifted my spirits I feel I have a focus in life."
“I have only discovered art this year with lockdown and am trying out various aspects of it. Joining Helens online classes have really helped me to try out different mediums and given me lots of new ideas. Helen is a great teacher, so welcoming and very patient and I am really enjoying being part of her classes. I can highly recommend them.”
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“Helen is the most wonderful teacher. I’ve gone from being someone who thought any kind of art was unattainable for me, to being someone who takes a sketchbook on holiday and who produces work I’m really proud of. Helen makes it all feel possible and do-able. She’s really relaxed in her teaching but still conveys technique and method, almost without you realising. I can’t recommend her classes highly enough."
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