Life Drawing

Life Drawing Workshops

Improve your composition, observational skills and draftsmanship with Art School Wales Life Drawing workshops.

Guidance given throughout.

at The Share Centre, 88 Stow Hill, Newport NP20 4DW



Sunday 10th May 2020, 12m to 3pm

Sunday 28th June 2020, 12m to 3pm

Price £17

All materials except for paper are included.

Bring your own paper or purchase it on the day.

Tea / coffee and biscuits available 50p

Booking must be made in advance and are confirmed on receipt of payment

Tel 07940 801912


Art School Wales Summer Exhibition 2020

Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2020

11am to 4pm

Newport Cathedral, St Woolos, Newport

Now in its 6th year, Art School Wales promises not to disappoint in 2020.
Come and see the amazing work created by Art School Wales members. Many pieces are for sale and available to buy as prints.
Be a judge in our postcard art competition.
Stay for refreshments at our "pop-up" cafe.
Visit the Cathedral shop and of course Newport's fine Cathedral, steeped in history and well worth a visit in it's own right.
Free admission

Summer Trip to London

Saturday 18th August 2020

Come and join us on our Luxury coach to London. We will be picking up outside Oxford House, Risca at 8am, then Outside Newport Train Station at 8.15am and setting off for the Big City.

Once we arrive you will be free to discover London's attractions. The coach will drop off and pick up outside the Royal Academy.

Coach picks up at 6pm outside The Royal Academy to return home.
Price £35 per person
Bookings must be made in advance
See individual gallery websites for tickets and prices
To book contact Shirley on 07940 801912 or email

Glass Guilding

with Lisa Burkl

Verre Eglomise, from the French term meaning 'glass gilded', is a process where the reverse side of a piece of glass is gilded with gold or silver leaf using a gelatin or oil adhesive. The result is a mirror-like or softly reflective surface that when combined with reverse painting techniques and scraffitto creates rich, shimmering and beautifully reflective pieces of artwork.
There are many different techniques practiced in glass gilding and it can be extremely complex and time consuming. This course will allow you to experience some of the foundation techniques of glass gilding and a learner to achieve is an attractive result without needing to have a lot of experience.

There are 2 identical workshops

Sunday 2rd August 2020 - 12pm to 4pm and 5pm to 9pm

Free parking is available all day around Newport Cathedral.

All materials are included in the price however you need to bring 2 A6 and 1 A4 clipframes.

The cost including materials is £27 per person.

Bookings can be made by contacting Shirley on 07940 801912 or email

Places are limited so book up soon.
Places are confirmed on receipt of payment

*Sold Out

Life Painting Summer School

Art School Wales Life Painting Summer School provides you with an opportunity to paint a scene that includes a live model. 

Come and join us for 4 weeks painting our model in a themed setting in Oils (with previous experience) or Acrylics.

Guidance is given throughout the sessions.

The picture provided shows last year's theme.

Sessions run on 4 consecutive weeks fro 5pm to 9pm .

Price £90 including materials (excluding canvas or paper).

Contact Shirley on 07940 801912 or email to book.

Bookings are confirmed on receipt of payment and advance booking is required.


Monday 6th July, Monday 13th July, Sunday 19th July and Monday 27th July 2020


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