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Mixed media courses and workshops all across the UK. Create art with textile, colour, paper, glass, metal, plastic, wax ... and anything else that inspires you! Learn from mixed median artists, sculptors and tutors.

The Art Workshop can be tailored around your stay at Pengwernydd. Non residents are very welcome. Enjoy an art workshop or painting holiday with me, Anita Woods, during a self catering holiday or short break here at our farm set in the tranquil and inspiring landscape of the Cambrian Mountains. This is the path to a new creative you. Our customers return time and time again. The workshops are ideal for relaxation and wellbeing or...
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 10th November 2017
A mosaic class suitable for beginners and the more experienced mosaicist. Within the workshop you will have the option of working with glass and ceramic tiles plus the option to experiment with broken crockery and mixed media should you want to be adventurous! Within the 2 hour class you will be taught how to cut and place your tiles and will be given direction and resources to best support you in the design and layout...
Next course on 28th October 2017
Beginner's workshop in Pretty Rubbish Mosaics Studio. 8 hours over 2 days Day 1 you will spend 5 hours learning about tools, adhesives and substrates and will create a unique piece of garden art onto slate. You will learn how to cut china and glass and create your piece in pique assiette style. Classes are informal, fun and inspirational.At your disposal you will have a huge array of "treasure" including upcycled crockery, tiles, glass and...
Next course on 10th February 2018
TO MEET DEMAND A DATE OF 23rd/24th AUGUST HAS BEEN ADDED! I'm afraid that the July and September dates have sold out. Dates for 2018 so far are: - 10th/11th February - 4th/5th April - 7th/8th April ________________________________________________________________ Come and make sculpture out of less traditional materials. Wire is so expressive and gives you endless possibilities. It’s like drawing in air! Join James Ort for this inspiring and practical course that will teach you free-form...
Next course on 21st October 2017
I enjoy inspiring and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch. At the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch', and cut out and applique fabric shapes onto a background fabric, to create a series of samples and work on a finished piece to take home to finish at the end of the session. Let me know if you already have an...
A one day introductory workshop for a maximum of TWO persons £120 per person. Sessions are planned on demand, so please contact me for a mutually convenient date. I run the day from my new workshop on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. I provide all materials, a light lunch and drinks throughout the day. During the session you will work on a hand-crafted cradled birch ply panel. You will learn about the tools, materials and...
Next course on 16th February 2018
Gift Vouchers Welcome Recharge, rest and unwind on this relaxing and inclusive creative art and crafting holiday, staying just 3 miles from the Peak District National Park, a restorative and inspiring location to escape and take a little me time. All materials, guidance and equipment are provided so that throughout this social and friendly creativity retreat you will be able to grow and create, learn new skills, discover and nurture your inner artist/writer/poet and enjoy...
Enjoy a day of creativity and fun, by retreating to the foot of the East Sussex Downs, for a one day workshop experience led by Laura. Courses can be tailored for complete beginners and also for intermediate artists wishing to explore new approaches. You will be supported to make a unique mixed-media artwork to take home at the end of the day, by being playful and exploring different mixed-media techniques. The day covers various aspects...
You get to decoupage a white frame with a mirror insert, a white wooden coat hanger and a candle, using serviettes. This is an enjoyable and relaxing class, for all levels of craft experience. The class, includes many techniques and tips, to achieve, beautifully decorated items that you keep. The items can be decorated using matching or different serviettes, and can be for your own home or as gifts.