Art school online
The company, based in Loanhead, Midlothian, is run by four former education managers, who offer tuition for hobbyists or students preparing a portfolio for art college. The online studio allows students to display work.
A free introductory tutorial is available to anyone who wishes to submit their work for appraisal.
Students applying to art and design courses at college can enrol in a portfolio surgery which gives them access to a secure area of the website where they can upload images of their work and communicate with the tutors.
Other courses range from Introduction to Mixed Media, costing pound;150 for 72 hours, to Designing for Fashion, costing pound;300 for 150 hours.