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Sub categories: Drawing, Encaustic 'hot wax' art, Framing & mounting, Life drawing and portraiture, Painting, Sculpture, Wildlife drawing and painting

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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.

Next course on 12th August 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...
Next course on 12th August 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...
Next course on 10th September 2017
"Autumn Landscape" wool painting course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £60 (materials included) 11am- 5pm. This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of 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 wool. This is an easy step by step workshop which is designed...
Next course on 26th August 2017
Come along and make your very own willow piglet to complete your garden. On this workshop, you will learn the basic techniques to enable you to create your very own masterpiece to take home with you in a fun and relaxing environment. Lunch is not provided, so you will need to bring a packed lunch with you. Please wear warm clothes should the weather be slightly cold.
Stonecarving for beginners and intermediates in the Cotswolds. Two day affordable stone carving courses, held generally once a month. Materials and tools supplied. Held outdoors or in workshop. Beautiful location, in Gloucestershire, by canal, near River, in cotswold AONB. Please use the link to contact me from the website above for more details. Taught in small groups, up to five or six.
Next course on 16th August 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: Talton Mill Farm Shop, Newbold on Stour, Nr Stratford Upon Avon Please note that the course is held...
Next course on 9th September 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...
Next course on 11th November 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: - 29th/30 August 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 31st August/1st September 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 11th /12th November 2017 - 9th...
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...
Next course on 26th August 2017
Glass Fusing & Kiln Forming Introductory course - 2 days 10am - 5pm The brand new Hart Glass studio will be holding glass fusing workshops from the end of August 2017. We’re in the same location in Cavendish, Suffolk, but now with three new dedicated areas of work; a large light and airy cutting room, kiln and cold working room and mould making room, courses are set to be better than ever! We will be...