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Cheshire - Next course on 26th May 2019
Enjoy an afternoon class pouring paint and indulging in a selection of tea, coffee and cakes provided at this sociable workshop. Book your place now! ​ You will be creating three beautiful unique canvases to adorn your walls. Enjoy the simplicity of this technique to create stunning one of a kind pieces and watch the amazing results form on top of your canvas. ​You will create two canvases approximately 20x20 cm and one canvas approximately...
£240
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 25th June 2019
This course is designed for those looking to paint the landscape in oils. Landscape artist Clare Rose will inspire you to connect with the raw and immediate experience of drawing and painting in the landscape, enabling informed, ‘felt’ landscape oil paintings in the studio. Over the three days Clare will guide you through the differing approaches to landscape painting, from traditional methods, contemporary practices and towards abstraction. Part of the course consists of drawing in...
£650
Powys - Next course on 24th June 2019
Green oak timber frame building course with Master craftsman Alan Ritchie and sons. With over 40 years collective experience between them. This course is ideal for self builders, woodworkers, hobbyists and craft skills enthusiasts! The course has been set in our idyllic woodland workshop for the last 12 years. We will be teaching our specialist marking system essential for green oak buildings. Scribing and cutting mortice and tenon joints on a full size live build...
£80
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
This introduction to modern calligraphy will teach you how to create beautiful letters with a nib and ink. This course will introduce you to the basics of modern calligraphy, starting with the tools and strokes then leading on to the modern calligraphy alphabet. Once you have built up confidence with the alphabet we will move on to joining the letters to create seamless words. The day will end with a couple of projects putting your...
£155
Cheshire - Next course on 31st May 2019
We Brits love our animals – whether it be farmyard animals, fish, wildlife or domestic furry friends. We will help you capture the spirit of your chosen animal in fused glass. Led by renowned glass artist Jennifer Barker, you will be guided in bringing the animals almost to life by creating a sense of movement or stance that evoke the animals character. Feel free to bring images of your own pet or any imagery that...
£190
Somerset - Next course on 25th May 2019
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. We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to allow everyone to get used...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th June and 6th August. Come and play with us for the day and enjoy a discounted rate. Start the day with learning how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Claire will teach the basics of a modern calligraphy alphabet and show you how to vary the flow of...
£425
East Sussex - Next course on 17th June 2019
Spend 5 days in a beautiful Sussex woodland learning pole lathe turning and other green woodwork techniques and make yourself a chair to cherish for life. The courses are suitable for complete beginners or more experienced wood workers and all tools and materials are provided. The timber used is all locally grown hardwoods. A wholesome lunch is provided . Students may camp overnight. The facilities are basic. The tutor is Danny Harling. He is a...
£180
Cumbria
Over three days we will create a beautiful hand embroidered beetle – you will learn goldwork, silk shading and various surface stitches and will work on white linen. Come and enjoy brushing up on your embroidery skills or learn some new techniques - the class is suitable for beginners or those with some experience. At the end of the course you will have learnt several traditional embroidery techniques, some tricks of the trade and will...
£160
Cornwall - Next course on 1st June 2019
This hugely enjoyable and satisfying 2 day course provides a great introduction to traditional ‘green wood working’ skills and includes all materials and lovely home made food. You’ll learn all about ancient woodcraft techniques (no power tools here!) and out of a recently felled ‘green’ log you’ll create your own unique rustic stool to take home. Who is this woodworking course for? Whether it’s for you or as a gift, the course is suitable for...