About the Course
Join artist, teacher and maker, Liz Wellby at The Slipper Studio on the edge of the beautiful Peak District, for an introduction to digital drawing and painting and learn how to use Brushes XP on your iPad or iPhone.
Many of us use our iPads and iPhones on a daily basis without understanding the creative potential we have at our fingertips. There are a number of apps that can transform your devices into a powerful creative tool, enabling you to be creative pretty much anywhere, with just a few taps on the screen.
Brushes XP is well laid out and in a short space of time you will be confidently navigating around the app, exploring marks, colour and layers. There will be a number of stages and practical experiences, introducing you to the simple and then more complex elements of the app. Experiments of a more practical nature, will be interspersed with working on your chosen device, allowing you to consider how Brushes XP may support your own drawing, painting or printing.
Liz will host the workshop at her studio. The venue is beautifully presented, with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views down into the village.
About the tutor
Liz Wellby is a versatile and experienced artist, teacher and maker, with a particular interest in sculpture and printmaking. Following the completion of a Fine Arts degree at Loughborough University and subsequent post graduate studies, she returned to Derbyshire, where for over 25 years she has lived and worked. Liz now lives in a small village on the edge of the Peak District, working from her home studio - The Slipper Studio, kept company by her husband and a kitten called Bert.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
The workshop will run from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to 5. All materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments being served throughout the day. Please bring your lunch and an apron.
The Brushes XP should be downloaded to your iPad or iPhone prior to the workshop - approx £3.99. You may also wish to bring along a compatible stylus (optional) and your slippers (optional)
Please use the contact form if you have any further questions or wish to book a place.
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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