Creative people from around the world are drawn to the culture and artistry of Barcelona. If you are one of these people and plan on living in the city for a couple of years, or you wish to take a dip into the artistic community to explore and develop your skills, then there are 100s of fantastic art classes to choose from.
To make that choice easier, ShBarcelona has come up with a list of the highest quality professionally taught art classes in Barcelona.
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Different art classes taught in English
To learn or improve on tricky watercolour technique, why not take a guiding hand from a professional watercolour artists? Paul Raymonde offers intensive and personally tutored art classes at Plein air watercolour Barcelona, located near the center of Avinguda Diagonal in the Les Corts neighbourhood.
His classes hold a maximum of four, so there’s a real personal touch to his lessons and all your strengths and weaknesses will be noticed and improved upon.
You can choose between a simple day workshop or a week long course to really master this difficult form of painting – either way, all the materials you require will be included in the price, so it’s perfect for beginners or for somebody that just wants to try something new.
For the longer course you will come out with several different paintings increasing in skill level, so you can physically see the progress Paul’s expertise has inspired in you. Above everything else, a simple lunch with wine is included with all excursions to rousingly beautiful spots in the city.
For ceramics enthusiasts or for those wanting to give pottery a go, Eltorn Barcelona pottery studios is perfect for all.
This studio offers fun day courses for beginners to have a try at creating something with their hands and having a bit of a laugh while doing so, but also conducts professional pottery classes and the opportunity for advanced students to rent studio time with materials included in the price.
Eltorn Barcelona pottery is located in the Vila Olimpica neighbourhood, and everything you could want to learn about ceramics is covered; from creating bowls and vases and using conventional glazes, to model making and enamel decoration.
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Moving towards a less classical, but equally as beautiful and taxing art form, Barcelona photographer offers the unique chance to indulge in a professionally taught photography course in one of the most photogenic cities in the world.
With their studio located just outside of Plaça de Catalunya in the Sant Antoni neighbourhood, Barcelona Photographer teach condensed weekend photography courses with expertise in both portrait and advertising/corporate photography.
If you’ve considered the pleasure of having a career in photography, but haven’t been sure about taking that leap, this course will be perfect for you.
Being a particularly appealing art form to many in the day and age, the weekend course is also great to have some fun, learn more about your photography abilities and to capture your own personal stunning shots of Barcelona.
As a part of an eight-person class, the course will include day and night exploration of hands-on photography techniques, studio time with a model, focus on architectural photography, travel photography and Photoshop skills to name but a few.
Completing this course will leave you with a much higher level of technique and understanding, helping you truly capture every aspect of beauty you wish to snap.
What’s your artistic specialty?