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£45
Cheshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Enjoy this workshop water marbling onto paper to create unique one of a kind prints, come and try this endangered craft and be inspired by the results! Indulge in tea, coffee and a selection of cakes available at this sociable workshop whilst admiring everyone's creations. Book your place now! ​You will be marbling onto paper to create stunning prints to take away with you. Enjoy learning the history of this craft and how these stunning...
£210
Worcestershire - Next course on 11th September 2019
Fundamental Art Skills course for absolute beginners at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster. This a 3 months course, once a week, 3 hours a week. The next course is starting in September. This is a unique opportunity for Art and Craft lovers and complete beginners in Art and Craft to receive proper Art education in the traditional methods by a professional artist and a tutor Raya Brown. Raya’s teaching is based on...
£335
East Sussex - Next course on 4th June 2019
Learn the alchemy and processes involved in making your own set of watercolour and gouache paints. The roots, berries and minerals that we will be precipitating, grinding and binding, all have layered correspondences that link to the planetary archetypes. Using compasses and straight-edge we will create mandalas that also resonate with the planetary patterns. The symbolism and character of colour in different traditions will be explored as we apply our paints to patterns to reveal...
£85
Kent - Next course on 27th June 2019
Come along and spend a day paining on the Romney Marsh. We’ll enjoy a day in the studio with a splendid lunch of locally sourced ingredients. Learn about colour theory, perspective and mark making. We’ll use a limited palette of just six colours from which you’ll learn to mix an infinite variety of colours. Finally you’ll get to take your masterpieces home with you.
£95
Greater London - Next course on 6th June 2019
Rubens, Caravaggio, Bernini, Velázquez and other leading seventeenth-century artists have long been associated with the Baroque, a term that refers to a kind of art characterised by complexity, drama, immediacy, sensuousness and strong emotions. Baroque artists worked alongside architects, urban planners and designers of palace interiors to create multimedia artworks that engaged all the senses. This course will examine some important examples of Baroque art, viewing them through the lens of the spaces and buildings...
£80
Northamptonshire
An introductory course where you will use traditional painting techniques and materials to create a unique piece of art ready for displaying in your home or on your boat. Roses and Castles is the popular name for the traditional paintwork of narrowboats. Bunches of roses and medieval castles together with hand painted signwriting were used by the working Boatmen resulting in truly unique livery for their boats. This served to make them instantly recognisable as...
£120
Derbyshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
Join a two day folk art workshop in Derbyshire. Folk art is found all over the world, created by people to mark their special moments and to celebrate things that matter; home, loved ones, marriages, work and adventures. Sue, who is an award winning contemporary folk artist, will guide you through the simple techniques to produce your own folk art celebrations in the Swedish style of 'Bonad' painting. Day one: After a short presentation about...
£90
Greater London - Next course on 15th June 2019
Compare and contrast the exquisitely designed facades and interiors, carefully selected objects and works of art, and well-preserved gardens and estates of these two neo-Palladian houses in London. Discover how they reveal the aspirations, dreams and anxieties of 18th-century society. aspirations, dreams and anxieties of 18th-century society. By the end of the course you will be able to examine some of the relationships between architects and patrons describe at least five key characteristics of the...