Learn the Essential Art Techniques to Unlock Your Creativity, at Home

Learn the drawing and painting techniques used by artists throughout history, and express your creativity through your sketchbook, with this 6-week online course and certificate from London Fine Art Studios.

A Complete Introduction to Art For Young Creatives

If you have a passion for creativity and are a young, developing artist, this is the course for you.

Young students aged 13 – 18 years old will develop their drawing skills and artistic knowledge on this in-depth and practical, fun-packed course for budding artists. With the guidance of Ann Witheridge – founder of London Fine Art Studios – teenagers will create a wide range of drawings and paintings in their sketchbook, while looking back at great artists throughout history and learning about how they used the same techniques in their work.

Each project builds on the last and is packed with lots of artistic tips, leaving young artists inspired to keep on sketching, designing, musing and painting with confidence and creativity.

Next Course Dates:  1st April 2024 (6 weeks)


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This 6-week course will guide young artists through the fundamental skills, techniques and practices they need to draw and paint with confidence and creativity.

Each week, you will unlock 2 new video-based sessions – the first will take you step-by-step through the process of drawing or painting using a new technique, and the second will help you understand how this technique has been used by great artists throughout history. With Workshop’s unique hands-on method of learning, you’ll be drawing from day one with no need to read pages of theory in advance.

By joining the course, you will have access to the following through the Workshop app:

  • 6 units, unlocked weekly, guiding you through 1-3 hours of drawing/painting time each week
  • 12 individual art sessions
  • Collaborative group chat with your own private class and mentor
  • Feedback on your artwork from your class and mentor via a private in-app feed of photo uploads
  • A Certificate of Completion after you complete everything on the course

In addition to the core aspects of the course, you will also get:

  • Downloadable notes for you to keep
  • Ongoing support and feedback from your class mentor for up to 4 months after your start date
  • Access to your course dashboard for a total of 12 months after your start date

Average drawing/painting time: 1-3 hours per week

  1. At the start of each week, you will be prompted to schedule 2 sessions and to gather all the kit you’ll need to start drawing or painting in your sketchbook.
  2. In every hands-on session, you will follow Ann Witheridge through a series of step-by-step videos in your own home, learning directly through your experience.
  3. After each session, you will be asked to upload photos of your creations for discussion and feedback from your classmates and mentor.
  4. Once you have completed all sessions on the course, you will earn your Certificate of Completion. 
  1. Proportion & Scale
  2. Composition, Perspective & Gesture
  3. Values, Lights, Shadows & Mass
  4. Colour Harmony
  5. Addition, Montage & Collage
  6. Extended Colour

Frequently Asked Questions

Your class will be moving forward at a pace of 1 unit per week, however after each unit is unlocked you have the freedom to complete each session entirely at your own pace. You will also have the ability to schedule your sessions for times that suit your lifestyle.
These courses have been carefully designed to make sure the advantages of real-world learning experiences are still embraced online. You will therefore be taken through the subject matter week-by-week to give you the chance to digest what you’ve learnt whilst progressing at a steady pace alongside your classmates. Unlike a real-world course though, you will also have the opportunity to revisit sessions and practice whenever and wherever you like!

There’s no need to worry if you have a holiday booked or have to miss a week or two during the course. You’ll have access to all course sessions for 6 additional months after your end date, and so you’ll have plenty of time to catch up if you need to.

Shortly before your course start date, you will be invited to introduce yourself to the rest of your class via messaging on the Workshop app.
Each week, your class will unlock a new unit prompting you all to draw or paint the same object within the same week. At the end of every session, you will be asked to upload a photo of your artwork, which your class and mentor will be able to view, like and provide feedback on.

There are currently no mini-courses available to try before you buy but you are welcome to visit the LFAS website, see a short video or read some testimonials about the school.

You can contact your mentor directly through the app anytime and will receive a weekly response as well as the weekly critique. Your mentor will also be able to grade and comment on your photo uploads with any feedback they may have.

You’ll be able to log into the Workshop app and access your class group discussion shortly before your start date so that you can chat away and get acquainted!

You can typically expect to be drawing/painting for a combined total of about 3 hours a week. But of course, the more you practise the better!

Yes, we’ll send you a full equipment list as soon as you purchase the course. The LFAS art supplies shop, Lavender Hill Colours will stock everything you need if you would prefer to order it directly.

If you book your place over 30 days before your course start date, you can cancel your booking and claim a full refund within 30 days of your purchase.
If you book your place within 30 days of the course start date, you can claim a full refund within 14 days of your purchase.

You’ll have access to your course dashboard for the duration of your couse, plus an additional 6 months after your end date.
Units (including video sessions and supporting materials) will become available week-by-week as your class progresses through the course.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion for each part of this series of courses once you have completed all units and your tutor has critiqued and approved your artwork.

All art materials needed for the course can be purchased from the LFAS online art supply shop Lavender Hill Colours.


For more information please contact us at info@londonfineartstudios.com
Follow the link to download the App and to set up your Workshop account: https://app.workshop.ws/signup/

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This course is exclusively for students aged 13-18.
By continuing, you agree that the student who will be taking this course is aged 13-18, has their parent or guardian’s consent to sign up to Workshop and will have adult supervision throughout the duration of the course. Any students breaking these rules risk being removed from the course without refund.

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