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Art courses, classes and workshops across the UK in drawing, painting, sculpture, illustration and encaustic art. Explore working with watercolours, oils, acrylics, pencil, charcoal, wax or use mixed media to create your art! Learn the techniques of life drawing, landscape, still life, sculpture and 'hot wax' art from well experienced art tutors. Art courses are offered for both experienced and complete beginners.

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Image for Adorable Needle Felt Animals with 'All Things Felt & Beautiful'
Next course on 4th February 2017
Needle felt artist Sophie Wheatley welcomes you to a delightful day learning how to needle felt and adorable needle felt animal at a workshop in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Workshops are held in an all purpose garden studio which is a haven for you to visit and be treated to a day of felt creativity, good food and beautiful surroundings. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect environment for you to enjoy a...
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Next course on 28th January 2017
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. The needle-felting courses are held at Trumpet Corner Gallery and Tea Room, which is just outside Ledbury...
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Next course on 19th February 2017
"Winter Dream" wool painting workshop (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £70 (materials included) Sunday 19th February 11am- 6pm. Realize your white winter dream in wool painting. This is not a felt making workshop. This unique technique is about making a painting using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with...
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Next course on 21st January 2017
You will learn how to make a ceramic moon gazing hare in one day (approx 18cm tall) Step by step tuition from experienced artist and workshop facilitator. Hares will be ready for collection 2 to 4 weeks after completion, postage available by arrangement. Home made cakes and brews a plenty, the course runs from my home in Trawden so I never have more than six people at a time (well sometimes seven if they beg...
Image for Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort
Next course on 8th April 2017
Spend a weekend learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. WEEKENDS ALSO HAPPENING ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: - 29/30 October SOLD OUT - 19/20th November (Just one space left as of 5/10/16) - 5th/6th April 2017 -...
Image for Needle Felt a Hare with FURZIE, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Next course on 22nd February 2017
Learn the basics of needle felting and make a hare, or other animal. You will be shown how to make a wire armature for your model, how to form the structure and apply the wool, add features ... and ears! Course is suitable for absolute beginners - don't be afraid to have a go! Courses held at: Lapstone Cotswold Shopping Village, Chipping Campden. Please note that the course is held in one of the public...
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Courses run weekdays only - Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm. Contact Phil to book a time to suit you. During the workshop you will learn the techniques of encaustic wax painting. Phil will demonstrate and show you how to use this fantastic medium and you will produce several wax paintings which are yours to keep. By the end of the day you will be able to use the tools of encaustic wax painting to...
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Next course on 1st February 2017
Three week time classes for adults, running fortnightly throughout the term ( seven sessions per course): Monday evenings (6.15-9.15) Wednesday morning (10-1) Thursday morning 10-1 Newcomers can try two sessions one-off to see if sculpture and my teaching style suits them, or they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The choice of topic includes all...
Image for Autentico Basic Chalk Paint Workshop - Hailsham, East Sussex
Next course on 25th January 2017
The workshops are taken with Pete Davies, Director of Renaissance Originals (Autentico Star Stockists) who has been working with specialist paint products since the 1970s. They take place on specified dates on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm. Course participants are shown how to revamp using shabby chic and basic furniture painting techniques with Autentico Vintage chalk paints and waxes. Stencilling techniques are also taught to those wanting to try these skills. Participants are asked to bring their...
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This encaustic art course is suitable for Beginners. We will look at the wonder of painting with molten wax, using an iron and heated stylus. Students will be shown several techniques to get started, and then we will work on abstracts and landscapes as well as using the heated stylus to create more detail. Encaustic art is fabulous for beginners and for those who do not consider themselves 'artistic' because the results are instant and...