- Next course on 25th February 2019
This engaging and dynamic workshop will lead you through a range of approaches to drawing the nude figure from life.
Over the two days Peter will demonstrate and guide you through his approach to creating a figure drawing with emphasis on achieving correct proportions and expressive mark making. Working from two different professional models over the 2 days (male and female), this workshop will give you plenty of one-to-one instruction from Peter, as well as...
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER
Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer.
All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
Would you like to make your own natural skincare products?
Jools ran her own organic skincare company for several years creating a range of natural cosmetics and she is willing to share all of that information with you.
On the course you will learn how to produce:
Natural Soap Bars with embedded effects
Fragranced Fizzy Bath Bombs
Body Butters using Aromatherapy & Fragrance oils
Therapeutic Bath salts
Moisturising Lip Scrubs
Sugared Body Scrub
- Next course on 24th January 2019
Classes run in 2-hour weekly sessions £69 for 6 sessions, anytime between 1st October and 30th June.
Come and learn to restore your favorite chair in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in small size classes (max 6 people) and personalised tuition. All levels welcome from beginners to advanced.
Just choose the day of the week that suits you best:
- Tuesday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs
- Wednesday 19.00hrs – 21.00hrs
- Thursday 10.30hrs – 12.30hrs
A 1 day Basic woodworking course in a beautiful location in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The main purpose of this course is to develop essential hand skills and give a good understanding of the woodworking principles
Students will cover:
-Guidance on buying woodworking tools
-Hand tool selection and maintenance
-Sharpening and tuning of hand planes
-Using hand planes
-Achieving flat, straight and square with a plane
-Hand saws and...
We're excited to host the well-known wire sculptor, Chris Moss, at Swallows & Artisans. Chris uses a variety of metal materials, including new and recylced wire and mesh, to create stunning 3D sculptures particularly wild and domestic animals and birds. Chris has a love of nature and all her work reflects a detailed study of the anatomy and character of her subjects. Chris works on commissions and exhibits her work across the UK.
Carve a Half Size Laminated rocking horse with instruction from Michael Wem.
Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse carved in Plywood.
Finished size approx. 36” long x 21” high x 8” wide (900 x 540 x 195mm)
These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. Michael will show you how, using traditional hand tools and the latest electric carving tools which are ideal for this beautiful laminated...
I'm Professionally trained By Annie Sloan in Paint Techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. Over 8 years experience. Featured in Mollie Makes Magazine. I'm also trained in Interior Design so I can give tips and ideas on your up and coming projects in your home.
You can Learn how to use different techniques with chalk paint and how to achieve a professional finish for all of your old furniture.
Two Colour distressing,...
I began teaching a few sculpture courses each summer over 4 years ago. It is nothing smart, only 4 people in my working studio at any time. There is often a vast mix of abilities, often no experience – sometimes a lot! There is always a lot to learn from another sculptors’ way of working, some things may be relevant!
We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to...
Learn to loosen up your floral watercolour painting with acclaimed artist and tutor, Vivienne Cawson on this new two day course.
During the two days, you will learn to capture the essence of still life flowers, working expressively and using a limited palette to create spontaneous floral watercolour paintings.
Through demonstrations, exercises and guidance, Vivienne will teach you how to focus on the key elements of drawing and observation, whilst working quickly to create expressive...