The Old School Studio Old School Lane, High Street, Whittlesford, Cambridge CB22 4YS 01223 833064
The Old School Studio

Cambridgeshire based art studio offering Tutored Painting
Work-Shops, a Drop-in-and-Paint Club and Cambridge Open Studios

Evening Classes, Book Illustration


Start Date: 22 May 2019
End Date: 03 July 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
With: Richard Morgan
Cost: £90

For the first time ever, the OSS is hosting Evening Courses! Join former Disney artist, renowned illustrator and oil painter Richard Morgan on Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm.

Choose from three 6-week courses. This one is:

Course 2 – Book Illustration
Focusing on children’s books, but not exclusively
Fee includes 6 sessions:

Wednesday 22 May, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 1 – Intro to the subject, choose text, look at Cover design.

Wednesday 05 June, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 2 – Draw cover and look at method of painting

Wednesday 12 June, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 3 – Complete cover design

Wednesday 19 June, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 4 – Looking at double page spreads, layout of test, content and thumbnail sketches

Wednesday 26 June, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 5 – Draw up your design, transfer to finished art, start painting

Wednesday 03 July, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 6 – Complete all artwork, group display

NB: this course breaks for half-term, no class on 29th May

As always, we keep classes small (10 students max) so you get plenty of one-to-one tuition.

Some oil paints, pre-prepared painting supports and easels will be provided (along with hot drinks and biccies) but look out for a list of materials you might want to bring to supplement our freebies.

£90 per person (payable in full at the time of booking)


Other evening course options are…

Course 1 – Oils for Beginners
Fee includes some materials and 6 sessions.
Wednesday 20th February – 27th March 2019

Course 3 – Oils for the Intermediate Painter
includes some materials
Wednesdays, 11th September – 16th October 2019

If you fancy a short taster, Richard is also tutoring The Art of Oils, a 2-day workshop on 23rd & 24th March 2019.  This workshop is suitable for both beginners and intermediates and cost £125 for 2 days or £65 for 1 day.

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