Art Courses & Workshops



Online Courses 2020

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Undertanding Art & Art History


“Sit back, pour yourlself a glass of wine and join Mark on an exploration of art through the ages!”


Wednesdays / June 24th – July 22th (5X sessions) / 6.30 pm -7.30 pm




Course Description

Participants will gain a historical perspective on how western arts movement reflects the dominant ideas of the time.

Through the exploration and study of art through the ages, you will gain critical perspectives on how we can evaluate and understand art. Next time you are in gallery you be able to look at an artwork and understanding things such as;

What makes good art? What is art for? How is it made? How does it apply to other art forms such as gardens? Films? Colour?

The course will be lectured by Mark Beachell, art history connoisseur, multi-disciplinary artist and art tutor. Discussion throughout is promoted where we can heckle, contribute and ask any questions that come to mind!


Your Tutor

Mark Beachell read art history at Cambridge prior to gaining a Masters in Contemporary Fine Art. He is a lecturer in Visual Studies working and work in his perosnal work with techniques from the renaissance and has passion for creating sculpture from satellite data.


Mark will take you on a tour of art history going through the ages, starting with the Greeks all the way through to contemporary and modern art.



The sessions will be hosted through Zoom.

Download the Zoom app. If you haven’t zoomed before don’t worry, it’s not complicated. A little blue camera symbol will pop up on your phone, pad and laptop. Mark will send you a link invite via email, at 6.15pm – 15 mins before the start of each session with a link to the session and a password to get in.

We love that we can debate and share our thoughts! When you speak your photo will get little come to the forefront and this will enable us to have fun discussions!

Any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!



For questions about payment contact Flora:

For questions about the course contact Mark Beachell: