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Image for All Inclusive Artisan Baking Weekend in Devon
Next course on 30th June 2017
Enjoy two days of expert, hands-on, bread-making tuition on an all-inclusive weekend's stay at The Artisan Bakery School. The School is in a 300-year old cottage in the village of Sparkwell. It lies within easy reach of both Dartmoor and the stunning South Devon coast, making it also an ideal location for non-baking partners (who only pay £165). This is a great opportunity to develop your artisan bread-making skills, or try your hand at pizza,...
Image for Art and Craft Days James Merriott – French Pigeonnier & Bridge Cottage, Vale of Dedham
Next course on 30th June 2017
Spend a day with James Merriott resident artist for Essex Life Magazine. Jim will take students through each stage of painting a ‘Pigeonnier on a Grassy Hillside’ (French Dordogne) and also ‘Bridge Cottage’ Flatford in the Vale of Dedham. Students will be working from photographic images of both subjects which will be supplied and Jim will be on hand to help with the initial drawing onto watercolour paper. With the drawing complete students will be...
Image for Bead making with Polymer Clay
Next course on 30th June 2017
Polymer clay is a versatile modelling medium which can be used to make stunning jewellery. On this beginner’s course you will learn how to select or make your own clay colours; how to condition the 'raw' material; how to mould and shape your designs and how to bake the clay to make a selection of beautiful plain, marbled and millefiori beads. The workshop also includes time to string your finished beads so you will go...
Image for Card Making and Printing Pinterest Play Days at Dotty Diva Tenterden
Next course on 30th June 2017
We will be printing using Annie sloan Chalk Paint, wooden Blocks, rubber stamps and other methods for fun. A real starter course, experimenting with different products. If you love Pinterest you'll love this weekly workshop. suitable for beginners. We will be printing onto cards, paper and a tote bag. For our regulars we will change the projects and incorporate up and coming trends. We also hold Jewellery, furniture up-cycling, Decoupage and card craft workshops please...
Image for Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife
Next course on 30th June 2017
On this course you can spend the day learning to forge a traditional blacksmith bushcraft knife. It will involve basic blacksmith techniques for one part of the knife and silversmithing techniques for the other. You will learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen using files. You can learn how to put a twist in the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will...
Image for Glass Jewellery half day workshop
Next course on 30th June 2017
Glass fusing workshops in Loughborough and Market Bosworth. Come and learn the wonderful art of glass fusing. We will show you how to cut glass and design and make your own bowl and plaque or candle holder Looking for something different or a party venue? We also offer bespoke courses and one to one tuition. We are happy to accommodate hen dos, brownie groups, team building days - and our workshops also provide an ideal...
Image for Intermediate Sewing with Suzi Stitch in West Wales
Next course on 30th June 2017
Fridays 10.30am to 4pm with an hour for lunch (1-2) Choose to come on any or all of the days •£50 per session •£40 per session if you book 2 sessions •£30 per session if you book 3 sessions •£25 per session if you book all 4 sessions Week 1 – 30th June Manipulating fabrics • Pleating • Folding • Gathering • Quilting • Couching Week 2 – 7th July Free stitch embroidery onto water-soluble...
Image for Introduction to Drawing at Abingworth - 3 night residential
Next course on 30th June 2017
Full board 3 night residential art holiday in the South Downs. Discounted rates available for early bookings! Designed for beginners or those who wish to improve their drawing skills in a relaxed indoor environment. Learning to draw is easier than you think. Under the expert tuition of our leader we’ll start off with the basics, covering topics such as line, shape, form and texture, progressing as your confidence grows. Holiday Highlights: Our professional artist leader...
Image for Introduction to Lime Plastering
Next course on 30th June 2017
This one day course will teach you how to select the correct materials for your job and mix them to the correct consistency. A practical demonstration will be given followed by the opportunity to have a go yourself. ​The aim of the course is to give participants the confidence to carry out small repairs to their own homes. ​Course content •Why and when to use lime •Choosing the right materials •Wall preparation •Creating the perfect...
Image for Mosaic Making with Montet Designs
Next course on 30th June 2017
An introductory mosaic class that will be taught using glass and ceramic tiles. 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 of your mosaic. There's nothing quite like a beautifully handmade piece of art for your home or garden. Come make your own and enjoy your work of art for many...