Artschool in a Day


Title:  Art School in a Day.

Date/Time: Sat 20th November 10am-3pm

Location: Wattle & Daub, Church Street Godalming.

In this day-long course students will be taken through the basics of simple drawing techniques and undertake both a still life composition and a full-scale life drawing with a model all within a day.

It’s a perfect class for anybody wishing to get into art and learn the basics, or returners looking for a creative outlet in a friendly and supportive environment.

Plus with just 6 places available there will be ample opportunity for 1-1 support with the tutor.

10AM-12pm breakdown-

Introduction to our artist materials, i.e. pencil, charcoal, pastels, putty rubbers

Drawing and shading techniques such as hatching & stippling.

Chiaroscuro. How to capture Light and Shade

1st Drawing Session, Autumnal Still Life, styling by Gemma Lewis, interior designer/stylist & owner of Wattle & Daub.


Lunch 12pm-1pm *


1pm-3PM Breakdown-

Introduction to life drawing

Tips and Tricks to help you improve your range, quick fire poses!

2nd Drawing Session. Life Drawing By Candle Light. Our studio will be dressed and transformed into a beautifully lit Life Drawing studio.

45 min unclothed pose with our professional model.


* Please note this course does not include lunch, we will be providing hot & cold drinks throughout the day. Students are welcome to bring lunch.

Art School in a day recommends a student age of 16 years upwards.

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate children younger than 16 of age.

All art materials will be provided, however students may also bring in their own.

Please wear an apron or clothing, which you do not mind getting dirty whilst drawing.


Tutor: Gina McAdam

B.A Hons Edinburgh College of Art


Gina McAdam completed an Illustration Masters of Art at the prestigious Royal College of Art in 2002; she has since built a career working extensively in Art including spending 3 years with Fine Art Publishers Paragon Press where she worked on Damien Hirsh’s Print Editions. Gina has completed printmaking residencies in London and published two books for children; most recently she launched her own textile range, with designer/seamstress, Beverley Lister.