Art classes for Creative People

Jane Denman is a Practising Artist and Tutor

Fully qualified with a BA Fine Arts Degree and a PGCE Certification in Higher Education (specifically art) and has been running art classes since 2006, and after 5 years it renamed to Skyblue Art Classes.

How You can benefit:

There is nothing more rewarding than 'passing on' my knowledge of drawing and painting. With the belief that 'everyone can draw and then paint' I love to see people surprise themselves with their efforts 

Jane encourages people to work at their own pace and to appreciate each stage of the development of a piece of work.

'Taking the positive into the next drawing or painting enables creativity to flourish, and learning from another artist is invaluable, it is the way I learnt and I love to pass this on' 

So perhaps you have never picked up a pencil or a paintbrush but are curious, why not drop us a line or come along to one of the classes to have a look. You will meet a friendly bunch of people all trying their hand at painting and drawing. If you have already started to paint and want to meet like minded people and improve on your skills this is also a great opportunity.

Jane has taught drawing and painting at a variety of levels; Degree stage at London College of Fashion, Adult Education Classes at Northbrook College, taught art classes for WEA and at the Phoenix Arts Association in Brighton. 

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Art classes
with great spirit and people plus
lots of fun

 

Some of the things we have taken part in at Skyblue

 

2011 - good year for Skyblue when we exhibited for the first time in the Worthing Open Houses, and it went extremely well. We also held our first summer art weekends in the glorious countryside around Arundel

 

2012 - Our 2nd Worthing Open House, attracted a lot of visitors and we held our first Group Project 'A Bigger Picture' and had a lot of sales from that which was great. 

 

2013 - exhibition at Worthing Library we went  from strength to strength.. 

 

2014 - a year out from the Open Houses

 

2015 - We had a super year out at our little retreat, which sadly was the final year as they sold the property, lots of Xmas celebrations and some super work

 

2016 - we exhibit again in Worthing Open Houses, this time at Heene Community Centre in the cafe

2017 - our first Skyblue summer outing with a coach to draw and paint at Borde Hill Gardens

2018 - heatwave and our fantastic trip to Sussex Prairie Gardens drawing, painting along with plenty of tea and cake. We also loved buying plants from their shop.

We also held 3 'Sip n Paint' events for the first time in 2018 which were great fun

 

 

Skyblue Art Classes 2006 - 2019

Skyblue Art Classes has flourished over the years. It remains a small but busy series of art classes for adults.  Founder, Jane Denman says 'Managing and creating Skyblue Art Classes has blossomed and my aim to pass on my skills each year has been such a fantastic journey'. 

It all started with one lady in 2006 wanting to learn how to use watercolours, then a couple more people came along, Colin and Pamela (Colin still comes to the classes) and from there it has grown. Now Skyblue enjoys the community spirit where we get together, go on art exhibition trips and have a knees up at Christmas!

We always welcome new faces, join in by signing up to our weekly email newsletters

Read the blog and have a browse around the site to see what we do and join us for a creative 2016

Running Skyblue has been a learning experience for me too! I never imagined after completing my Teacher Training back in 2003 that I would have a business interacting with such lovely people on a regular basis. The classes have helped me enormously as an artist and have developed my skills as a tutor. My beginnings as an artist, started with evening classes learning from an artist, I learnt loads and caught the 'bug'. Some of Skyblue students have gone on to do their own study at Art college which is so inspiring and they still keep in touch!  Of course, you don't need to go to these lengths but if you catch the art bug then who knows?.....

Jane 

January 2019

Jane Denman Artist Website

Read more about Jane Denman and visit her website to see her paintings. Join her mailing list to receive invites to exhibitions and updates about painting and how she works.

 

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Skyblue Art Classes, affordable art classes for adults in the Worthing and Angmering area of West Sussex, U.K

Email: skybluart1@gmail.com

Tel: 01903 856999 ask for Jane

Teaching Locations: Heene Community Centre and Angmering Community Centre