NORTH YORKS
ART SCHOOL
Facilities
North Yorks Art School will provide:
Easels
Chairs
Art boards up to A1 size
Life models
Tea and coffee
WC (in the basement)
Running hot water
Heating
Materials
 
North Yorks Art School will provide:
Cartridge paper
Blank newsprint
Charcoal
White spirit
Drawing
Please bring any other materials you would like to use that are not on the above list. The smallest drawing pad we recommend you use is A3 size.
 
Painting
For the painting classes you will need to bring canvas paper/board, brushes, oil/acrylic paint, drying medium, disposable palette, palette knife (for mixing), rags.
Parking
There is a Pay and Display car park immediately outside the building.
 
Cancellations & Refunds 
If you cancel participation 14 days before the start of a class, a full refund will be issued or you may opt for a credit note.
If you cancel participation 7–14 days before the start of a class, you will lose half the amount paid or, if you prefer, a credit note for the full amount will be issued.
If you cancel participation 0–7 days before the start of a class, you will lose all of the amount paid or, if you prefer, a credit note for the full amount will be issued. 
North Yorks Art School will issue full refunds for any classes that are cancelled or postponed.
Life Model Etiquette
Please do not touch or photograph the life models without prior consent from the life models. Please be mindful of the vulnerable position the life models are in and please treat the life models as you yourself would wish to be treated.
Mobile Phones
Please switch phones off or put them on silent mode while in the classroom. All phone conversations must be had outside the building.
 
About the tutor
Chris Shaw studied graphic design in Leeds in the 90s and he completed an MA in art at Wimbledon College of Art in 2007-08. In 2013, Chris studied painting and drawing under Robert Dukes. Dukes, a student of Euan Uglow, taught a variation of the Slade School of Painting passed down from William Coldstream.
Examples of Chris's work: