ONLINE LEARNING WITH THE OLD KENNELS

Below you will find a small selection of courses that we are offering online. We are just starting out in this field so please bear with us as we build our content!

  • With David Struwig

    If you have ever wanted to pick up a brush and simply don't know where to start this free online tutorial from David Struwig will unleash your creativity in the comfort of your own home with this enjoyable online course! The 'Ten Minute landscape' exercise is an introduction to Intuitive Oil Painting that will give you confidence to put brush to paper. Simply book as usual (no payment required), you will be sent a link to the course requirements list and a video that will take you through this fun exercise step by step. If you enjoy this tutorial and would like to see more from David please let us know! Run Time: 25 minutes

    £ FREE OF CHARGE

  • With Alma Swan of Exeter Letterers

    For those of you unable to attend Alma's course in person we offer the option of joining us online! A fantastic introduction to simple and effective paper embossing which can be used alone or work with calligraphy or decorative paper arts with clear and concise instruction from Alma Swan. You will be sent an instructional video for your course as well as useful templates. All you need are some basic household items, drawing paper and a few pencil case items (you will be sent a detailed list when you subscribe) you can expand this to use 'purpose made' items as well if you get hooked, all this is explained in the video. We invite you to share your outcomes with Alma and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course. Beginners and improvers are most welcome, this is also a great technique to share with children of any age with a little forward preparation! Run Time: Approx 1hr10 minutes

    Beginners or Improvers Online Course - Paper Embossing £25

  • With Linda Hampson Member of the SW Society of Botanical Artists

    For those of you unable to attend Linda's course in person we offer the option of joining us online. The Apple course is a wonderful taster for those of you who itch to draw, but just aren't sure where to start. It is equally interesting for improvers who might want to go back to basics as a reminder of the simplicity of the technique. You can be assured of an artwork to be proud of at the end of this lesson. A set of notes, guidance on paper and pencils to use and an instructional video for this course are all included. All you need is a small selection of Faber Castell Polychromos pencils, good quality drawing paper and a few pencil case items (you will be supplied with a detailed list on purchasing the course). We invite you to share your outcomes with Linda and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course. Coloured pencil is a marvellously versatile medium and it is genuinely an easy medium to master when you have learned the basic techniques. Linda invites you to join her for a series of workshops specifically using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. You will learn how to layer and blend and various other ‘tricks’ in this easy introductory lesson. Complete beginners and improvers will enjoy this 'back to basics', simple, but very impressive apple drawing technique. If you get hooked see our growing range of other ONLINE courses, or visit us in person for a course at The Old Kennels! Run Time: 1hr 14mins

    Complete Beginners Course - Red Eating Apple (Simple introduction to coloured pencil techniques) £25


     
  • With Linda Hampson Member of the SW Society of Botanical Artists

    For those of you unable to attend Linda's course in person we offer the option of joining us online. The Blue Tit course is a wonderful taster for those of you who itch to draw, but just aren't sure where to start. It is equally interesting for improvers who might want to learn more of the technique. You can be assured of an artwork to be proud of at the end of this lesson. A set of notes, guidance on paper and pencils to use and an instructional video for this course are all included. All you need is a small selection of Faber Castell Polychromos pencils, good quality drawing paper and a few pencil case items (you will be supplied with a detailed list on purchasing the course). We invite you to share your outcomes with Linda and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course. Coloured pencil is a marvellously versatile medium and it is genuinely an easy medium to master when you have learned the basic techniques. Linda invites you to join her for a series of workshops specifically using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. You will learn how to layer and blend and various other ‘tricks’ in this easy introductory lesson. Complete beginners and improvers will enjoy this 'back to basics', simple, but very impressive apple drawing technique. If you get hooked see our growing range of other ONLINE courses, or visit us in person for a course at The Old Kennels! Run Time: 1hr 52 minutes

    Complete Beginners Course - Blue Tit (Simple introduction to coloured pencil techniques) £25


     
  • With Linda Hampson Member of the SW Society of Botanical Artists

    For those of you unable to attend Linda's course in person we offer the option of joining us online. The Ox Eye Daisy course is a wonderful course for those who have tried coloured pencil drawing and want to improve, learning useful 'white on white' techniques. You can be assured of an artwork to be proud of at the end of this lesson. A set of notes, guidance on paper and pencils to use and an instructional video for this course are all included. All you need is a small selection of Faber Castell Polychromos pencils, good quality drawing paper and a few pencil case items (you will be supplied with a detailed list on purchasing the course). We invite you to share your outcomes with Linda and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course. Coloured pencil is a marvellously versatile medium and it is genuinely an easy medium to master when you have learned the basic techniques. Linda invites you to join her for a series of workshops specifically using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. You will learn how to layer and blend and various other ‘tricks’ in this easy introductory lesson. Complete beginners and improvers will enjoy this 'back to basics', simple, but very impressive apple drawing technique. If you get hooked see our growing range of other ONLINE courses, or visit us in person for a course at The Old Kennels! Run Time: 1hr 21 minutes

    Improvers Course - Ox Eye Daisy ('White on white' coloured pencil techniques) £25


     
  • With Linda Hampson Member of the SW Society of Botanical Artists

    For those of you unable to attend Linda's course in person we offer the option of joining us online. The Wild Rabbit course is a wonderful course for those newer to drawing and improvers who might want to learn more of the technique. You can be assured of an artwork to be proud of at the end of this lesson. A set of notes, guidance on paper and pencils to use and an instructional video for this course are all included. All you need is a small selection of Faber Castell Polychromos pencils, good quality drawing paper and a few pencil case items (you will be supplied with a detailed list on purchasing the course). We invite you to share your outcomes with Linda and of course be in touch if you have any concerns or need help by email for the duration of the course. Coloured pencil is a marvellously versatile medium and it is genuinely an easy medium to master when you have learned the basic techniques. Linda invites you to join her for a series of workshops specifically using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. You will learn how to layer and blend and various other ‘tricks’ in this easy introductory lesson. Complete beginners and improvers will enjoy this 'back to basics', simple, but very impressive apple drawing technique. If you get hooked see our growing range of other ONLINE courses, or visit us in person for a course at The Old Kennels! Run Time: 1hr48mins

    Improvers Course - The Wild Rabbit (improvers coloured pencil techniques) £25


     
  • With Linda Hampson Member of the SW Society of Botanical Artists

    For those of you unable to attend Linda's course in person we offer the option of joining us online. The Asparagus course is a perfect introduction to detailed botanical study for those looking to add t