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Debrea
« Laura Sullivan is a very talented and multi-skilled professional artist who has significant experience of working as an art tutor with a range of groups and individuals, in a host of different settings, locally, regionally and internationally. Laura is naturally creative, competent in a range of media and disciplines and works well with others and meets deadlines. I have no hesitation in making this recommendation. Debrea Lewis, Artist & printmaker, formerly director of The Lemon Collective, and Senior Education Manager in Inclusive Education »
£15/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 18h
Lessons offered by Laura
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Abstract painting
  • Life Drawing
  • Art Exam Preparation
  • Expressive Art
Levels
  • All Levels

Fine Artist offering tuition in many areas of art based in Liverpool UK

Methodology

My approach to teaching is to cover all bases as people learn in different ways, each class is based on the needs of the group or individual. I like to provide reference material and encourage broad research to diversify inspiration, this will impact the work produced. I am able to support students at GCSE, A-LEVEL and Degree.
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Experience

I am a Fine Art graduate achieving a 1st class BA(Hons) specialising in mixed media.
I have been teaching life drawing classes for two years and have been running creative workshops such as painting to music, which is a great portfolio booster. I use photography and photo editing as a way of documenting and presenting my skills for exhibition and sale.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £55
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £110

Details

Rates vary depending on the level of study and distance for travel but get in touch and I can offer a quote. For cancellations please provide 1 week notice.

Lessons offered by Laura
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Abstract painting
  • Life Drawing
  • Art Exam Preparation
  • Expressive Art
Levels
  • All Levels

Laura's CV

Freelance Art Tutor • bespoke dance and functions • April 2017 – To present
Hosting groups as large as 25, teaching life drawing classes in a fun and friendly environment. Feedback from groups has been very positive developing confidence, leadership, organisation and drawing techniques.
Freelance artist • Pacific Stream • 2015 – 2017
My main role over the two-year period was to design create physical stage sets and costume for show cases to tour Europe. Working closely with the head designer to bring our concepts and designs to life, I maintained work records, documentation of projects and development, feedback to funding bodies and taking on a critical role to ensure the final performance would go ahead.
Showcasing the developing program at many local festivals in Liverpool as well as ones abroad.
Audiences of up to 200 people
Budget of £80,000
Hosting events and crowd funding to raise 10% of the budget

Fine Art BA HONS 1ST Class • 2013 • Liverpool John Moores University
Specialising in screen print and photography, with a written dissertation on photography.
Fine art Foundation Diploma • 2010 • Stourbridge college
Distinction level achieved specialising in print and painting with a broadly developed portfolio.
Additional workshops attended
Make Liverpool- Introduction to woodwork, developing basic skills in a workshop environment.
Zap Grafitti- Spray painting workshop developing basic techniques
The Bluecoat- Weekly printing classes developing Etchings for exhibition
NCS The Challenge- Workshops in classroom management, teaching creative skills working with 16-21 years
3D Projection mapping- Learning new software to create a virtual stage set for physical and interactive performances.
TEFL- 120 Hour course in teaching English as a foreign language
Emergency Life Support


Skills
Well informed about art and passionate to discover its potential across many forms.

Innate ability to use paint and printmaking techniques, a good knowledge of SLR cameras used to create my artistic portfolio.
A good understanding of photography in a variety of environments.

Confidence in leading workshops one to one and for large groups of up to 80 people.

Strong organizational skills enabling me to work on a freelance basis, maintaining my work records in Excel.

Maintaining websites and social media using WordPress and Square space.
Designing through adobe Lightroom and Photoshop publications for print.

Knowledge of MadMapper and Qlab software, creating projections for showcases on 3 dimensional objects.

Currently learning to drive




professional Experience
Freelance Body Artist •The Body Artist Company • May 2019-September 2019
Working at major UK festivals as a face and body painter for festival goers, creating a broad range of looks freestyle, taking direction from customers and copying specific looks. Most recently I have worked at Boomtown fair providing drag make-up for performers at Red Rash Inn and Itchy Bitch Disco. My role was to be an assistant make-up artist ensuring all performers had the same look, that the make-up would last and working under pressure with time restrictions.
Freelance Art Tutor • bespoke dance and fuctions • April 2017 – To present
Hosting groups as large as 25, teaching life drawing classes in a fun and friendly environment. Feedback from groups has been very positive developing confidence, leadership, organization and drawing techniques.
Freelance artist • Pacific Stream • 2015 – 2017
My main role over the two-year period was to design create physical stage sets and costume for show cases to tour Europe. Working closely with the head designer to bring our concepts and designs to life, I maintained work records, documentation of projects and development, feedback to funding bodies and taking on a critical role to ensure the final performance would go ahead.
Showcasing the developing program at many local festivals in Liverpool as well as ones abroad.
Audiences of up to 200 people
Budget of £80,000
Hosting events and crowd funding to raise 10% of the budget
Education
Fine Art BA HONS 1ST Class • 2013 • Liverpool John Moores University
Specializing in screen print and photography, with a written dissertation on photography.
Fine art Foundation Diploma • 2010 • Stourbridge college
Distinction level achieved specializing in print and painting with a broadly developed portfolio.
A Levels • 2009 • Stourbridge college
Fine Art Grade C Film Studies C Media studies grade B
Additional workshops attended
Make Liverpool- Introduction to woodwork, developing basic skills in a workshop environment.
Zap Grafitti- Spray painting workshop developing basic techniques
The Bluecoat- Weekly printing classes developing Etchings for exhibition
NCS The Challenge- Workshops in classroom management, teaching creative skills working with 16-21 years
3D Projection mapping- Learning new software to create a virtual stage set for physical and interactive performances.
TEFL- 120 Hour course in teaching English as a foreign language
Emergency Life Support- Short course provided by the British Heart Foundation
Additional experience
Festivals
Threshold Festival 2015-2017 The Paint Room -Workshops
On the Verge Festival 2016
Beach Break Live- Festival Décor 2012
Brazilica Festival- Artist, building carnival floats and head wear for dancers 2012
exhibitions
Ormskirk Open Art Exhibition September 2018
Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool Doors Exhibition 2012 working with poet Roger McGough and artist Mark Cockram
residency
Artist in residence for The Lemon Collective has provided me with new skills in digital art, working on large projects for festivals and audiences of 200 people. Working with other organizations across Europe and beyond, I have developed an understanding for the running of a creative organization.
collaboration
Pacific Stream- Liverpool (UK), Konic Lab- Barcelona (Spain), Kultranova- Novi Sad (Serbia) LABA- Brescia (Italy)
Bring the Fire Project- Liverpool (UK) Teatro Pomodoro- Liverpool (UK)

Reviews on Laura
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1 recommendation

D
Debrea

Laura Sullivan is a very talented and multi-skilled professional artist who has significant experience of working as an art tutor with a range of groups and individuals, in a host of different settings, locally, regionally and internationally. Laura is naturally creative, competent in a range of media and disciplines and works well with others and meets deadlines. I have no hesitation in making this recommendation. Debrea Lewis, Artist & printmaker, formerly director of The Lemon Collective, and Senior Education Manager in Inclusive Education

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