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Art Workshops by Lorraine Auton

Lorraine is available to do workshops which show her painting techniques to art groups within reasonable distance of Norwich. 

Previous workshop locations include Cley NWT, Great Plumstead and Aldborough.


Please contact her by email via [email protected] for further details.

Events, Classes and Workshops

Art classes with Lorraine Auton are designed to explore and develop art techniques. Each session has a different focus so anyone can join in at any time. Classes are flexible and tailored to the individual needs of the participants. All materials are provided and complimentary tea/coffee is available during the session.


Cost per session: £5 deposit in advance to cover planning and materials. £5 on the night for the tutoring.


Please contact Lorraine in advance to book a place.


Dates are now shown and Covid-19 procedures will be in place during the sessions. 

Initially, classes will need to be restricted to around 8 or 9 participants to ensure a safe working distance of 2 metres.


Details of any other events, classes and workshops taking place are given individually.

Tutors check our

bookings page for availability

Calling All Tutors and Event Leaders

The Studio Above is ready for classes, workshops and meetings to be held here.


Please visit The Studio Above page to find out more and for booking procedures.

Tuesday

August 4th

7pm to 9pm

Tuesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 2:  PORTRAITS.

An introduction to drawing the human face with pencil or charcoal, focusing on proportion, light and shade. Either draw the face of a willing companion, your own face using a mirror or copy a photo of an interesting face that you've brought in. Some photos can be provided if needed.

Wednesday

August 5th

7pm to 9pm

Wednesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 2:  PORTRAITS.

An introduction to drawing the human face with pencil or charcoal, focusing on proportion, light and shade. Either draw the face of a willing companion, your own face using a mirror or copy a photo of an interesting face that you've brought in. Some photos can be provided if needed.

Thursday

August 6th

7pm to 9pm

Thursday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 2:  PORTRAITS.

An introduction to drawing the human face with pencil or charcoal, focusing on proportion, light and shade. Either draw the face of a willing companion, your own face using a mirror or copy a photo of an interesting face that you've brought in. Some photos can be provided if needed.

Tuesday

August 11th

7pm to 9pm

Tuesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 3:  SUNSET.

Produce either a representational or abstract picture, following a colour theory recap and a basic introduction into abstract. We will use a vibrant blending of colour (mixed media) which can either be representative or abstract and experiment with metal leaf, if desired. Help and guidance will be on hand. Old clothes advisable if choosing acrylic.

Wednesday

August 12th

7pm to 9pm

Wednesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 3:  SUNSET.

Produce either a representational or abstract picture, following a colour theory recap and a basic introduction into abstract. We will use a vibrant blending of colour (mixed media) which can either be representative or abstract and experiment with metal leaf, if desired. Help and guidance will be on hand. Old clothes advisable if choosing acrylic.

Thursday

August 13th

7pm to 9pm

Thursday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 3:  SUNSET.

Produce either a representational or abstract picture, following a colour theory recap and a basic introduction into abstract. We will use a vibrant blending of colour (mixed media) which can either be representative or abstract and experiment with metal leaf, if desired. Help and guidance will be on hand. Old clothes advisable if choosing acrylic.

Tuesday

August 18th

7pm to 9pm

Tuesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 4:  GOING BIG. 

Create a large than life still-life. This is likely to push some of you out of your comfort zone but is a really useful exercise for achieving correct proportions and freeing up your drawing skills. We will use charcoal, pastel or pencil on large size sugar paper.


Wednesday

August 19th

7pm to 9pm

Wednesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 4:  GOING BIG. 

Create a large than life still-life. This is likely to push some of you out of your comfort zone but is a really useful exercise for achieving correct proportions and freeing up your drawing skills. We will use charcoal, pastel or pencil on large size sugar paper.


Thursday

August 20th

7pm to 9pm

Thursday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 4:  GOING BIG. 

Create a large than life still-life. This is likely to push some of you out of your comfort zone but is a really useful exercise for achieving correct proportions and freeing up your drawing skills. We will use charcoal, pastel or pencil on large size sugar paper.


Sunday

August 23rd

10am to 4pm

Art Workshop with Viv Rainsbury

Whole day workshop on a Sunday with a wildlife theme, based on her hugely popular and successful session in July.


More details to follow.


Places are strictly limited so apply soon.

Tuesday

August 25th

7pm to 9pm

Tuesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 5:  'INSIDE LOOKING OUT'

Using everyone's favourite medium, pen and wash, but this time the subject is open to your own interpretation. I will have a range of reference photos, if needed, and relevant techniques can be demonstrated as we go.


Wednesday

August 26th

7pm to 9pm

Wednesday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 5:  'INSIDE LOOKING OUT'

Using everyone's favourite medium, pen and wash, but this time the subject is open to your own interpretation. I will have a range of reference photos, if needed, and relevant techniques can be demonstrated as we go.


Thursday

August 27th

7pm to 9pm

Thursday Art Class with Lorraine Auton

Session 5:  'INSIDE LOOKING OUT'

Using everyone's favourite medium, pen and wash, but this time the subject is open to your own interpretation. I will have a range of reference photos, if needed, and relevant techniques can be demonstrated as we go.


TBA

Date

Daytime

Optional Weekend Event with Lorraine Auton

SKETCHING ON LOCATION

Meet at Norwich Castle Museum to sit and draw in the Natural History section (taxidermy specimens) whilst admiring the exceptionally well painted dioramas. Also hopefully having time for some tea / cake and a quick look through the Art Halls. Time / cost to be arranged.

Parental permission required if under 18.


TBA

Date

7pm to 9pm

Optional Art Class with Lorraine Auton

LIFE DRAWING - NUDE

We hope to hold regular life drawing sessions using both male and female models. These will be mostly untutored, although some help and guidance will always be on hand. Please let me know if you don't have your own easel / drawing board and we'll try to arrange some.

Parental permission required if under 18.


Art classes with Lorraine Auton

I just wanted to say how much we have enjoyed your classes. Your encouragement and guidance has been just what I needed.... inspiring one 'to do better'.

A great group of like-minded people which contributed to the enjoyment of the evenings, not forgetting the welcome cuppa and chats.

Rita B.