Art Course

Drawing and Painting Course

Let your imagination flow through learning a range of drawing and painting techniques. Experiment with textures, styles, and mediums to find your unique artistic voice.

Discover your artistic potential at your own pace. Whether you’re a novice or have some experience, our goal is to nurture your skills in drawing, watercolours, and acrylics.

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Cost of course






Hours per lesson

Foundations of Drawing (4 Lessons)

Explore the fundamental principles of drawing, from mastering lines and shapes to understanding shading and perspective. Build a solid artistic foundation that will serve you in all your creative endeavours. You will learn about principles of composition and balance, allowing you to create visually harmonious and expressive artworks.

Foundations of Watercolour Painting (4 Lessons)

From mastering the delicate art of washes to exploring the magic of wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry methods, you'll gain a deep understanding of how to manipulate watercolours to create stunning effects.

Foundations of Acrylic Painting (4 Lessons)

Master fundamental techniques such as blending, layering, and texture creation to bring your paintings to life. Understand the principles of colour mixing and create harmonious palettes that evoke the emotions you want to convey in your artwork.

Subject Exploration

From still life and flowers to landscapes, our course covers a variety of subjects to help you find your unique artistic voice. My lessons are very flexible and I adapt to subject requests from students.

Personalised feedback and support

Receive constructive feedback from experienced artist to enhance your skills. Training aims to help you progress artistically at your own pace and increase your confidence in a supportive environment. Each student is nurtured and encouraged to develop their skills.

Online exhibition

To celebrate the end of term we are going to hold an online art exhibition. Your family and friends would be able to view it too if you share a link with them.

No Experience Required

This course is open to all skill levels, from complete beginners to seasoned artists looking to refine their skills. My goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive space where everyone can explore the joy of painting. My step-by-step lessons are easy to follow, ensuring that everyone can benefit from the course.

Materials Needed

The full list of required materials will be provided 2 weeks before start of course.

Class times

Monday to Sunday
The times and days of class could be adjusted depending on students’ availability.


Clacton on Sea
Holland on Sea


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Mobile: 07745110027

Your tutor

Mariya McAllister

is a professional artist based in Clacton on Sea, UK.

She is dedicated to fostering the artistic potential of students, whether they’re stepping into the world of art for the first time or already have some experience.

Her friendly personality, paired with a patient and encouraging approach, ensures that classes are not only instructive but also enjoyable for everyone involved.

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