Workshops and private tuition

Workshops at the Leicestershire Craft Centre, Market Harborough.

Acrylic Painting – 4 week
Art WorkshopsDevelop your acrylic painting skills – or discover them for the first time! Learn different ways and techniques to work with this versatile medium and tackle a different subject matter each week from landscapes to still life.

This course is suitable for all levels.

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Tutor: Richard Freer
Cost: £115.00


I can run art workshops for both small and large groups as well as private tuition.

Please contact me for any enquiries-

Email –

Telephone –07437535516

I am currently employed by Milton Keynes College as an art lecturer within offender learning. I also work as a freelance art teacher and hold art workshops for schools and colleges as well as art groups and organisations. I work for the Leicestershire craft centre in Market Harborough and teach art workshops in a wide range of art related subjects. I worked for a number of years for Warwickshire County Council and Leicestershire Council teaching art to retired people, families with young children and art groups. I have held art workshops for primary schools and secondary schools within Leicestershire.

I can hold workshops for a wide range of art subjects, I also have a number of years experience of producing art murals within a long running mural art class.

Art workshops could include-

Drawing skills –

Mediums – graphite, charcoal, soft pastels, oil pastels, pen, coloured pencils.

Subjects – perspective, proportion, shading techniques, life drawing, abstract, cartoons, portraits, figure drawing, landscape.

Painting –

Mediums – Acrylics, Oil paint, watercolour, mixed media.

Subjects – landscape, portraits, realism, abstraction, semi abstraction, impressionism, still life, mural art, exploring colour, creative texture.

I can also teach Mural art, collage and electronic imagery.

Examples of teaching experience-

Warwickshire county council – IT Teacher, teaching basic computer skills to adults. Classes at a secondary school in Bedworth, Camphill community centre, Vale view community centre and Nuneaton library. 2001 – 2002. Art classes. Kegworth Library. 2002. Art classes. Bedworth arts centre. 2002.

Brooksby Melton College – Art teacher for adults. Harby village. 2004.

Art Club – Thurnby Lodge Primary School, Leicester. 2005.

WEA – Art teacher, Leicester. 2005. Soft pastel, drawing, painting and mixed media classes throughout Leicestershire

City Gallery, Leicester – Art workshop leader. 2005. Various art workshops for young people

Leicester City Council – Adult education tutor. 2006. Soft pastel, drawing, painting and mixed media classes throughout Leicestershire

Leicester County Council -Family learning at Farndon Fields Primary School, Market Harborough, Leicestershire 2007

Art lecturer for Milton Keynes College (offender learning), Market Harborough. 2009 – Present

Art workshops for Blaby art club 2012 – current

Art teacher – Leicestershire Craft Centre 2013 – Present

Art workshops for Langton art group 2014

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Richard Freer – Fine Artist