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Silversmithing for beginners: Silverdale hoard bangle workshop
Silversmithing for beginners: Silverdale hoard bangle workshop
Lancashire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£75
Join artisan silversmith Iasthai Original and create a solid sterling silver bangle inspired by the Silverdale Hoard (displayed in the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition). In this beginner’s workshop, you will learn how to craft a beautiful and unique, hand wrought silver bangle inspired by Viking silversmithing. We’ll explore techniques demonstrated in the bangles that form part of the Viking Silverdale Hoard using two round silver rods to create a twisted cuff. Students will get an insight into the skilled work of metalsmithing and learn the basics of manipulating silver, soldering, hammering...
Asia and the West: A History of Artistic Exchange at Morley College London
Asia and the West: A History of Artistic Exchange at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 12th September 2019
£145
Explore the fascinating way in which trade links, diplomacy and colonialism from the 17th to 21st centuries have given rise to the production of works of art with their own hybrid identities. Class format and activities In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
Gallery Visits: Historical and Modern Art - Morley College - 12 weeks on campus
Gallery Visits: Historical and Modern Art - Morley College - 12 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 13th September 2019
£215
Do you want to explore art and how artists and art movements link together, both past and present, and gain a deeper understanding of modern art? This is a class which will broaden your knowledge of art practices, collections, art criticism, techniques, ideas, materials and influences in both modern and historical art. A popular, friendly and welcoming class which provides an insider's view of the art world and background information on individual exhibitions and artists. There is an additional entry charge for exhibitions. All the visits are to galleries and...
Watercolour Art Course for beginners and more experienced amateur artists  in Kidderminster, West Midlands
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Watercolour Art Course for beginners and more experienced amateur artists in Kidderminster, West Midlands
Worcestershire - Next course on 16th September 2019
£210
14-week course. Mondays 6pm-9pm Starting in September. You are invited to join a small group of enthusiastic, like minded people to study Watercolour painting in relaxed and friendly atmosphere of Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio. Guided by a professional Artist Raya Brown you will receive step-by-step instructions and individually tailored tuition, inspired by Raya’s watercolour demonstrations and her own work. What is included: • Learning about materials and equipment • Studying colour mixing and colour wheel • Exploring some watercolour techniques • Experimenting with different textures and washes •...
Gallery Visits: Contemporary Art - Morley College - 12 weeks on campus
Gallery Visits: Contemporary Art - Morley College - 12 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 18th September 2019
£215
Explore various contemporary art galleries and exhibition spaces, commercial galleries and museums. Each week you will visit a different exhibition exploring a variety of themes, ideas, artists and fine art practices – such as painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, photography and film. The focus of the course is to discuss the works on display in an informed way. Most sessions include short talks on the artist/ works and themes as well as facilitated group discussion. Although the focus of the course is on contemporary art, sessions occasionally explore art produced during...
Impressionism: A Revolution in Modern Art at Morley College London
Impressionism: A Revolution in Modern Art at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 25th September 2019
£145
Learn about this innovative and revolutionary art movement; the influences, concerns and new working methods that contributed to the totally new way of painting together with new ways of looking — the gaze. We consider the impact of Impressionism beyond Europe and the contribution to Impressionism from women painter. Some important, lesser known Impressionist artists will be introduced and by taking the influence of the wider circle of art critics, writers and poets, the course will take you beyond superficial knowledge into the very heart of Impressionism. By the end...
Art history - Symbolism to Art Nouveau - New Brewery Arts Cotswolds Gloucestershire
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Art history - Symbolism to Art Nouveau - New Brewery Arts Cotswolds Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire - Next course on 26th September 2019
£175
Often associated with the umbrella term Fin de Siècle, Symbolism in the visual arts advocated the expression of an idea over the realistic description of the natural world. Most late-19th-century Symbolist artists experienced the socio-political and moral upheaval that was prevalent at the time, resulting in work which represented imaginary dream worlds populated with mysterious figures from literature, the bible and mythology. The use of obscure symbols and subjects related to the perceived decadence of the period. The works of artists from many countries shared in this vision to varying...
The art trail: London galleries and museums with the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
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The art trail: London galleries and museums with the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 26th September 2019
£159
Look at and learn about art in a variety of locations around London. Each term begins at the Centre. Please note: Course fees do not include occasional entry charges. Who is this course for Look at and discuss art in a variety of public art galleries, exhibition spaces, commercial galleries and museums around London. The focus of this course is on Contemporary art; however, sessions sometimes explore art from earlier periods and movements within the 20th century. Each term begins at the Mary Ward Centre. No prior knowledge of art/...
Artists of Switzerland from Fuseli to Giacometti at Morley College London
Artists of Switzerland from Fuseli to Giacometti at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 4th October 2019
£160
Switzerland's history, culture and politics are the product of its location and topography. Situated at the heart of western Europe it serves as a crossing point between Italy and the north; it is also bordered on all sides by larger and more powerful countries. Yet Switzerland holds itself aloof as an independent nation, while its close ties with Germany, France and Italy have enabled it to make a remarkable contribution to European culture. Over two terms this course picks out leading Swiss masters between the 18th and 20th centuries: from...
Three Artists' Books in Three Weeks - Morley College - 3 weeks
Three Artists' Books in Three Weeks - Morley College - 3 weeks
Greater London - Next course on 4th October 2019
£85
Make three different artists books using printmaking and bookbinding techniques in this fun and fast-paced evening class. By the end of the course you will be able to Make beautiful books in a variety of binding styles Use bookbinding tools for cutting, folding and sewing paper with confidence Know about paper grain and its importance in bookbinding Continue making books at home, as no specialist equipment is needed for these bindings Class format and activities 3 artists books in 3 weeks In this fun, experimental short course we will make...

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