Classes at Anteros
Anteros Arts Foundation prides itself in offering consistently high quality creative art skills, taught by practicing artist educators.
Classes cover a wide range of skills including oil and watercolour painting, sculpture, photography, spray-painting, printing, bookbinding and art theory. 
See below for all classes currently available to book. To help us to provide an exceptional service and also to keep students and staff safe while on site, please also complete and return a booking form to
Please note we are adhering to current government advice regarding COVID-19 and are taking all relevant precautions. These include ensuring we are able to accommodate social distancing and increased hand hygiene. However we do recommend clinically vulnerable and extremely vulnerable groups do not attend courses at Anteros at this time. A COVID-19 risk assessment is available here.
Painting Equipments

Oil Painting: Old Masters' Techniques and Contemporary Implementations

Every Tuesday evening from May 18th - June 15th, 5.30pm - 8pm

In this introductory oil painting course, taught over 5 sessions, Sophia Shuvalova teaches painting the human form from life.


Sophia Shuvalova is an artist, curator and art teacher. Having graduated in Fine Art from Norwich University of the Arts she refined her multidisciplinary Fine Art practice and regularly exhibits in Norwich, Cambridge and London. Her repertoire includes both traditional and experimental approaches. Currently Sophia is exploring a range of media, from oil on canvas and silverpoint drawing to installation and textile work. She holds a studio at Outpost Studios, Norwich. Having worked as a curator for established organisations such as Norfolk County Council Sophia founded Em-Re-Un; a contemporary arts organisation specialising in production of multidisciplinary exhibitions and events. She has several years of teaching experience working both with children and adult learners.


Tutor: Sophia Shuvalova

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Mixed Media Drawing and Painting - 4 Sessions 

via Zoom with Rebecca Mills

Tuesdays April 27th, May 4th, 11th & 18th
2pm - 4pm
This class will be held online via Zoom

Learn more about materials, techniques and mixing different mediums on this exciting short course of four online sessions.  You will discover how to mix dry and wet media effectively and explore pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolour ink and gouache in the process.  Each session takes a look at some combinations and techniques that compliment each medium.  You will be encouraged to experiment with your preferred mediums and create a mixed media artwork for a class project.


This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to explore and experiment with media, both beginners and those with some experience of drawing and painting. Please bring all the art materials you have as we will be mixing them all. However the minimum suggested materials are below:

Materials Needed:

Mixed Media Sketchbook/Paper

Brushes of different sizes

Set of pencils B grades

Colouring pencils and/or crayons

Charcoal and/or soft pastels 

Watercolour and/or Inks

Sponge or rag 



Session one - Introduction to mixed media and materials

Session two - Exploring dry media combinations and techniques

Session three - Exploring with and dry media combinations and techniques

Session four - Collage with drawing and painting 

Tutor: Rebecca Mills


Rebecca Mills is an experienced art tutor and qualified teacher who has taught a range of creative arts subjects to all ages, such as drawing, painting, photography and digital art. Rebecca has a BA (Hons) Graphic Design/Illustration and has worked as both a Graphic Designer and freelance Illustrator, creating artworks for greeting cards, giftware and magazines. Her work combines both hand drawn and digital methods and incorporates a range of mediums including collage, ink, pen, pencil and paint.



Anteros Arts Foundation, Open Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30am-5pm

11-15 Fye Bridge Street, Norwich NR3 1LJ

Ph: 01603 766 129 I Charity #1135692 I Email:

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