Fundamental Art Skills 3 months course in Kidderminster, West Midlands
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Fundamental Art Skills 3 months course. Unique opportunity for Art and Craft enthusiasts to improve the quality of their work and to take it to the next level. Cost £15.00 a week.
Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster will launch a new course for adults, called Fundamental Art Skills Course in January 2019. The course will initially run for 3 months, once a week on Mondays 6pm-9pm, with a chance to continue your education for the whole year.
This is a unique opportunity for Art and Craft lovers, beginners and people with some experience in Art and Craft to receive a proper Art education in the traditional methods by a professional artist and a tutor Raya Brown.
Raya’s teaching is based on classical Art education with emphasis on the importance of developing solid traditional foundation skills in drawing and painting.
The course will include:
• Building strong basis of drawing skills and techniques
• Acquiring profound theoretical and practical understanding of Formal Art Elements- line, shape, form, tone, texture, pattern and colour
• Developing knowledge of composition, proportions and perspective
• Developing creativity and artistic vision
• Looking at Art History and visiting a museum
Small groups of like minded people, friendly and creative atmosphere and a generous supply of tea, coffee and biscuits are guaranteed.
The cost will be £15 a week. The full payment will be collected at the beginning of the course.
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?
Tea, coffee and cakes are provided plus relaxed therapeutic atmosphere
This is such a great idea! Fantastic assistance course for Art and Craft enthusiasts! Raya is a very knowledgeable, patient and helpful Tutor. She gives clear step by step instructions and her teaching to tailored to individual student's needs. Her traditional approach to teaching is an asset to the British Art Education System. I highly recommend this course to everyone who would like to study Art in-depth.
Aleks - - #17763
WOW! What a fantastic day! Wool Painting…...something I had never come across and which was neither painting on wool or felting!! A wonderful day with Raya learning how to paint with fibres. Initially intrigued by the idea of painting wool I soon realised it was far more. We brought together beautiful coloured wool and silk fibres to “paint” a picture. A relaxing, therapeutic and all immersing craft which produces the effect of watercolour without paint. Raya was informative and knowledgeable with a real flare for imparting her gift to others. A lovely atmosphere resulting in creativity beyond our expectations leaving us desperate for more!
TRACEY LOTT - - #17397
Response from Magic Wool Studio:Dear Tracey,
Thank you so much for an amazing review! I am so happy that I managed to inspire you and pass on my love of working with natural fibres!
Good luck with your future wool paintings and other Art and Craft projects.
Lovely day! Thank you so much, Raya. You are a very good teacher, generous with your time and expertise. I thought you were brilliant in dealing with different levels of experience in the group.
It was very impressive the way you managed to coach complete beginners to an excellent result. And it was all fun!
Ruby - - #17058
A totally different experience to the one I had anticipated but it was a thoroughly inspiring day with a knowledgeable teacher. I never imagined painting with wool fibres was possible. The finished paintings are truely amazing. A highly recommendable workshop.
Sue Green - - #15888
Response from Magic Wool Studio:Dear Sue
Thank you so much for a lovely review!
I do hope that you continue creating wool paintings and you are very welcome to the Magic Wool Studio again to join another course.
What a treat last Sunday's workshop was. I am so happy with what I achieved! My wool painting of poppy fields looks so professional. I am taking it to my daughter who lives in California to remind her of home. I know she will love it. I have already ordered some wool tops so I can continue this beautiful art form. Thank you for your inspiration, Raya
Jill Bell - - #15136
Thank you Raya for a wonderful day last Sunday, I really enjoyed the wool painting class, your tuition and guidance was first rate, whilst in a welcoming, relaxed and fun environment. I was so chuffed with my finished picture and learnt lots of new skills. I will definitely be booking another class in the future.
Claire - - #14665
Fabulous day - very therapeutic process. Not what I was expecting at all!
Great teacher - patient and inspiring. We all finished our pictures and everyone overjoyed with the results. Our wool paintings all looked so different. We will invite Raya again to our group to teach us felt making. Looking forward to your next class, Raya. Thank you very much.
Karen - - #13733
I had an amazing day learning heaps of new techniques and crafting a wool painting I'm really proud of. Raya is friendly and helpful and oozes creative knowledge. I would recommend her classes to anyone.
Natalie - - #13001
A wonderful day: very generous facilitation from Raya and warmly inclusive experiential day with a finished piece or nearly finished to take home. Thank you so much.
Laura - - #12506
Thank you so much for today I absolutely loved
making my cottage and garden wool painting.
My new hobby! Hope to see you again soon.
Kathie - - #11121
A fantastic workshop! So clearly explained and well paced. Great advice given all through. It was so nice to have a finished item to be proud of to take home. I will definitely make another wool painting.
Lesley - - #10802
Did not know what to expect but Raya soon made everyone feel at home and we were quickly to work on our creations. Raya is an excellent teacher, engaging and encouraging and provides an excellent choice of wool and frames for use on the course. It was fascinating to see how the pictures evolved throughout the day and lovely to take something beautiful home as a memento. Highly recommended by someone who was a complete beginner!
Helen - - #10749
I enjoyed the day very much learning a new technique working with wool. It was very relaxing and inspiring. I am a complete beginner in wool painting and Raya took her time to show and explain every step. I had lots of support and encouragement and created a lovely wool painting which I am so proud of. I am definitely coming back for more workshops at Magic Wool Studio. Thank you, Raya.
Wendy - - #10541
I had a great day with Raya at her Magic Wool Studio. I have learnt a Magic Technique of creating a painting with wool fibres. I had never heard about wool painting before the course. I loved it. Raya inspired me so much to make more and more wool paintings. Fantastic experience. Would recommend it to anyone.
Janet - - #10073
I attended a wool painting course with Raya Brown in Kidderminster. I really enjoyed exploring merino wool fibres and creating a fibre picture using Raya's methods and techniques. Raya as encouraging and made me, as a beginner, feel at ease. Raya is a practicing artist. Her lovely work was displayed in the studio and inspired me. I feel very proud of my wool painting that I created at course. I would definitely recommend this workshop to others.
Sam Grigg - - #9813
Wonderful workshop! I am so thrilled with the picture I created. Raya is marvelous teacher, so creative and inspiring. Karen
Karen Williams - - #9703
I have had a wonderful day! Raya is welcoming, warm and encouraging . With her guidance I managed to create a painting that I am so proud of. Thank you, Raya.
Beth Hudson - - #9611
Thoroughly enjoyable day. Friendly welcome, excellent tuition for a total novice with no previous art/craft experience + those with experience. Well structured, great pace. I am totally amazed by what can be created in such short time. Thank you!
Debbie - - #9088
I enjoyed the course and took away a wool painting I created. Raya is a professional artist who has gathered a wealth of skills working with wool and loves sharing her experience with her students. My wife couldn't believe what I had achieved on my first ever wool painting course using Raya's techniques. It has inspired my wife to book a wool painting workshop with her friend. I thought the course was very relaxing and I would recommend this course to anyone.
Alan Black - - #9045
A thoroughly absorbing workshop. I had never worked with wool before and I had not appreciated what a flexible medium it is. Using fibres in a creative landscape and blending the colours was both both exciting and refreshing with an amazing and colourful outcome. Raya’s patience and skill in demonstrating and teaching was much appreciated. Thank you. John.
John Horton - - #9041
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Course Start DatesMonday 21st January 2019
- Accessible by public transport
- Child friendly
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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