art classes in oxford

Fun and relaxing art classes

Would you love to have a go at painting or drawing, but the idea of going to a more traditional art class feels quite intimidating, and brings up worries about whether you would be good enough or be able to do it right?

Be In Art believes in helping you to get started with art and to have fun in the process!   

Be In Art’s classes are for you if you….

  • Are a complete beginner and haven’t picked up a paintbrush or pencil since school (but can remember a point when you used to love making art)
  • Would love to have a go at being creative but don’t know where to start
  • Would like to try a really different and free way of making art
  • Would like to have some creative fun for a few hours!

About the art classes

These are not your typical or traditional art classes – artist Jane Beinart’s approach is to encourage you to get started with creating by being curious, exploring what art materials can do, experimenting, and having a play.  They are all about having fun and relaxing.

The way she teaches art is very similar to mindfulness – helping you to really be in the moment while making art. You can work as big as you like, as bold as you like, and make as much mess as you like – there is no right or wrong.

She is also a qualified life coach and uses these skills as well as her own experience as an artist to help bring out your creative expression and to see what you are capable of producing.  You will produce artwork at your own pace and which is completely unique to you.

Why not come and experience one of her art classes in Oxford, to help you to rediscover the joy of making art?

How will you feel after coming to a class?

Spending time being creative is great for your general wellbeing, and painting and drawing are some of the only activities you can do which really help you to focus, be in the moment, and switch off from thinking about everything that needs doing for a while.  You just can’t get the same effect from watching Netflix!

You will come away from the classes wanting to make more art, with the confidence to show your work to others, to put your work up on the wall (maybe even use your painting as the cover photo of your Facebook page!), and to continue to make art at home.  Jane always asks people at the end of her classes to sum up in one word how they feel after the class, and the most frequent responses are – energised, relaxed, inspired, accomplished and liberated!

Where are the art classes in Oxford held?

All of the art classes in Oxford (unless otherwise noted) are held in Jane’s cozy home studio in Headington.  She has aimed to recreate that lovely feel of the art studio at school (although without the rules or the boring tidying up afterwards), with lots of colourful artwork on the walls as inspiration, and tables you don’t have to worry about keeping clean. There is always music playing, plenty of tea, coffee and chocolate biscuits (homemade cake on weekends), and a lovely garden view.

What are the options for art classes in Oxford?

What if you are not based in Oxford?

Why not try out Be In Art’s new online Drawing: Getting Started course?

Not sure which option is right for you?

Do get in touch if you have any questions about the different class, group and lesson options.

What people have to say about Be In Art’s art classes…..

“This was no ordinary painting class – it was an experience! Jane created an atmosphere that allowed everyone to relax and be open to creating. It reminded me how important it is to make time to be creative, have fun and play! After the class I felt invigorated and excited. The class gave me the encouragement I needed to get back into creating art and not worry about the end result. Thank you so much Jane for this incredible experience. I can’t think of a nicer way to have spent a Saturday morning 🙂 ” Serena Sharma

Read more testimonials about the art classes here, and reviews on Be In Art’s Facebook page and Linked In.

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