Diploma
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  • Learn practical fine art skills in drawing,  painting, printmaking, sculpture and art theory.

  • Enjoy a city central studio space for an entire year! Be part of the Anteros community and benefit from peer to peer support and learning within the space.

  • Exhibit your work in the Main Gallery: show your Final Major Piece and the preparatory work which led up to it. 

  • Grow your CV and make connections through our community module.​

  • Create a body of work: every student who completes the Anteros Arts Diploma will leave with a full and varied portfolio. 

  • Learn the art of sketch-booking so you can document your journey.

  • Be appointed a personal tutor who will review your growing portfolio throughout the course and help you develop as an artist.

“I feel as though I am gaining a tremendous amount from the course. Thank you very much for the opportunity.” 

PL Anteros Diploma student 2018/19 

Modules & Tutors
Drawing
At Anteros we recognise the importance of good drawing technique as fundamental to art- making. 
Tutors Elizabeth Monahan and Sarah Beare each teach five lessons on traditional life drawing, 
and five lessons on drawing from observation/abstract drawing.

Kate Batchelor

Kate Batchelor started as a wildlife illustrator, she studied at Dyfed College of Art. Kate has a keen interest in wildlife and in her spare time, she volunteers for the RSPB at Minsmere. Kate has been inspired by nature spending much of her time sketching and painting scenes she has photographed from her coastal home. During 2016, Kate embarked on a sketch a day challenge, in 2017 she painted an acrylic sketch, one per month and in 2018 she has given herself the egg-timer challenge, three minutes to complete a drawing each day.

www.kate-batchelor.co.uk

Kate teaches Sketchbooking.

​Elizabeth Monahan

Elizabeth is a figurative artist whose practice is primarily concerned with ideas of identity, emotion and narrative.  Most recently, she has produced a series of large-scale works based on her own family’s Brownie Box ‘snaps’. These intimate yet ambiguous images use drawing to explore the poignant link between photography, time and memory.  Elizabeth has also worked as an illustrator and an English teacher, and her love of literature, language and storytelling continue to inform and influence her current work.

www.elizabethmonahan.crevado.com

Elizabeth teaches Observational & Abstract Drawing and Life Drawing.

Sarah Beare

Sarah is an artist, designer and illustrator. She followed a degree in Fine Art Printmaking at Norwich School of Art, with a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate. Sarah has taught at City College Norwich: on National Diplomas in Fine Art and Graphic Design, the Access to Art Course and was manager of the Drawing Workshop at NUA before starting her own business in 2013. Sarah’s classes are informal and friendly and she creates a space in which students feel able to learn from each other as well as by experimenting.

http://www.sarahbeare.com/sarah-beare

Sarah teaches Observational & Abstract Drawing and Life Drawing.

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Painting
Painting classes at Anteros encompass a good grounding in acrylic, mixed media and oil painting 
technique plus specialist skills in watercolour and spray painting.  Some classes emphasise skills while 
others focus more on collecting ideas, finding inspiration and developing finished paintings.

Kevin Parker

Kevin Parker is a co-founder of Stew galleries, he also runs Cherry Lane Studios. He is an accomplished, well-travelled graffiti artist and has an interest in film photography. He studied fine art, majoring in sculpture, at NUA. Kevin is a member of the exhibiting collective of photographers, 'Giphantia', he also runs an independent graffiti workshop pop-up business alongside teaching and technician commitments at City College.

Kevin teaches Spray Painting.

Martin Laurance

Martin began his career as an engraver and graphic designer. Attending art school courses in portrait sculpture and life drawing before taking a B.Ed. in art and design. Devoting as much time as possible to his own work, he has been a full time painter since 2000. Martin has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad, and his work features in public and private collections including the National Trust, Targetfello PLC Delloitte and Touche (Zurich). In Norwich, he is represented by Mandell’s gallery and he was recently chairperson of the Norwich 20 Group.

www.martinlaurance.com

Martin teaches Colour Theory, Mixed Media, Oil Painting and Watercolour courses.

Anna-Lise Horsley

Anna-Lise studied at Liverpool College of Art 1967-8, Newport College of Art 1968-71, and Goldsmiths College London 1971-2.  She was awarded a British Council Scholarship (painting) to the Royal Danish Academy of Art 1972-3, was a visiting lecturer in Art at the University of Wisconsin 1974-5, and Lecturer at Beckenham College of Art, London 1975-80.  She has lived and worked as a painter in New York, Budapest, Hungary, France and the UK. Her works are held in public, corporate and private collections around the world.

http://anna-lisehorsley.webs.com/

Anne-Lise teaches Developing Ideas.