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For the love of Trees & Birds New
Somewhere between botanical study and expressive response this course offers an engaging range of artful approaches to the themes.
In your Own Words New
This two-day course will offer the space and stimulation to be creative with words in a relaxed and supportive setting.
Life Drawing New
This course will allow students to hone their life-drawing skills through traditional and more experimental methods.
Drawing and Painting Portraits New
David will introduce you to basic techniques in drawing with line and tone and with painting in acrylic paint to achieve likeness and expressive portraits.
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Drawing for Contemporary Painting New
Using a range of wet and dry media you will follow procedures designed to help you make strong and dynamic drawings to support a more contemporary approach to impasto painting.
Monoprinting with the Gelli plate New
Whether you have no idea what gelli printing is, or have a gelli plate never used it, or would like a refresher of some of the techniques, then you are most welcome on this course.
Moving ahead with Watercolour New
Suitable for watercolourists with some experience, this course will build on and expand the basic repertoire of techniques to include a look at drawing, picture composition and colour harmony.
Print & Stitch New
During this five-day workshop you will be working with two tutors to explore printmaking and stitch. The first three days will be spent working with Liam to create a range of unique prints Then textile artist Kelly Caesar will take over for the final two days.
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Flowers, Fruit & small Creatures New
During this course you will paint fruit and flowers in the Chinese freestyle technique adding a small creature such as an insect, bird or small mammal.
Chinese Landscape with Buildings New
On this course you will paint a Chinese traditional landscape focussing on the water town of Suzhou and surrounding villages with the picturesque houses, canal boats and figures.
Drawing & Painting for the Terrified New
Are you terrified of drawing and petrified of painting, but have a secret longing to learn such skills? Richard will guide you through certain processes slowly, gently and step-by-step.
Making Shaker Boxes New
Students will be guided through the process of making Shaker boxes using traditional methods including crafting the iconic swallow tail joint, using specially made copper pins.
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Rope Weave Bowl & Fun things New
This willow course is aimed at beginners and improvers, and we will start by making two round basket bases the worst we will turn into a flower and the best we will keep for our basket.
Folded Secrets Folk Art Books New
On this three-day course you can expect to make two different styles, one with 15 opening sections and another with pages, pockets and a cloth cover wrapped with a tasselled cord.
Mixed Media Bird Box New
For this workshop you will take inspiration from nature and your favourite garden birds to create a freestanding bird box.
What if...Less is more New
Working within the restraints of simple materials and limited colour combinations let work grow and unfold in an exploratory workshop creating subtle and dynamic surfaces to stitch and work with mixed media.
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Garden to Jungles New
The theme this year is inspired by the chaos of wild growing things - like the garden that turns into a jungle while you're on holiday! Students will study artists like Rousseau and Klimt to gain inspiration
All that Glitters New
Create your own Medieval Illuminated Manuscript panel! Using mixed media and stitch, we'll use wooden printing blocks, fonts, bronzing powders, paint, fimo and metal shim.
Shadows & Reflections In Batik New
Using the designs nature creates we will explore the exciting marks and effects created by using different types of resist Batik (hot wax), brushable wax resist, oil pastels, candles, and stencils.
Eco-Print Dyeing New
Eco-print dyeing is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. Using flowers and leaves from gardens and countryside, this is a direct contact printing method that allows the flora and foliage to give up their colours and patterns.
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Singalong Showstopper - Evita New
We will learn a medley of songs from the musical, including numbers like Don't Cry For Me Argentina, as well as less well-known songs. Jenni will work sensitively with your voices to give you the confidence to sing.
 
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