One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request.
Small groups of 3-6.
Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
Simon travels up once every year from his Dorset studio to take this class. Students may attend for any, either or all of the 1, 2 or 3 days he will be here and can choose whether they wish to paint a Wildilfe or Botanical illustration. He will demonstrate and teach in each subject each day as required. You will be painting and receive instruction in the illustrative use of watercolours and also gouache if...
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...
A relaxing arty evening with wine! Suitable from complete beginners to professionals. The monthly ‘theme’ is revealed when you arrive. Artwork samples are available to inspire you with lots of different media to experiment with! I’m available all evening to help & there is a cheese & biscuits break. Perfect art class for those unable to commit to regular class, & an unusual gift idea!
Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, all script including 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop.
Small groups of 3-6.
Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Well-known professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work...
Release your inner creative on our Introduction to calligraphy workshop run by Edinburgh calligraphy artist Panna Chauhan.
Calligraphy is an art form lasting over centuries. Even in its simplest form it can look beautiful, and it is an art form that can be learned...with patience.
On the Introduction to calligraphy workshop you will begin by learning the basics of calligraphy including the different types of nibs, correct sizing of letters and how to hold the...
- Next course on 23rd February 2019
About the Course
MindFlow Arts Retreat is a holistic creative well-being programme, designed to support people to access their own creativity and begin the process of a personal creative journey. I believe that everyone has potential to be creative.
I believe life experiences can be captured through art; some we may treasure and the others need to cleared from our psyche for our physical and mental well-being. Art is cathartic and healing. I cherish every...
Do you know your Baroque from your Bauhaus? In this survey of design and decorative style from the Renaissance to the Post-war period, learn how to look at objects with a connoisseur ‘s eye.
By the end of the course you will be able to
Recognise mainstream decorative trends in Western decorative art and design through visual analysis.
Gain confidence in dating works of art through knowledge of key motifs and ideas
Enrich your experience...
New courses for 2018
March 2018 - Landscapes in Ink and Bleach
Experiment with various types of ink and a gentle bleach solutions for interesting textures and effects. “Accidental’ reactions between both mediums create dramatic landscape and sky effects, or a more controlled approach can be taken to keep the work ‘tight’. The stunning scenery of the Lake District will be our inspiration for the day.
November 2018 Christmas Cards with Ink and Bleach
Discover how to use drawing to bring you to your next level as an artist. The goal of this workshop is to introduce, and experiment with, a variety of tools and techniques that are fun, reinforce your skills and sharpen your decision-making when it comes to line, shape, tone, texture composition and personal expression. Suitable for all abilities.