The beauty of learning in a school environment is that it’s a place to connect with your peers, to share ideas and support each others efforts. Everybody has a wealth of knowledge to share and I personally have had some invaluable information passed on from my students.
At some point artists will be working in their own time, so its important to encourage independent study from the start of the course. Self-reliance is key to building up the confidence to producing your work. The techniques taught in each class require constant practice until they become second nature.
Practical exercise lie at the heart of the course, every two weeks you’ll be presented with a new concept demonstrated by Louis Smith who has a hands on approach and the knowledge to help out anybody in difficulty.
At the start of every lesson students will receive feed back on the previous weeks homework helping the student with any areas that need to be worked on.