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Junior Artists Holiday Workshops


Duration: 1 day, 10am - 2pm

Price: £20

Run by: Peter and Kimberley Keegan
at The Courtyard Art Studio

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate
Middle Claydon
Buckinghamshire
MK18 2EX

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About the Course

We had so much creative fun last summer with all of you who came along to our debut Junior Artist Workshops and we are very excited to announce we will be running 3 dates during the upcoming Easter holidays.

Monday 8 April: Batik
This was our fastest selling workshop last summer! Whether you are completely new to Batik or you have tried it before, come and learn this ancient technique of using wax and dye on fabric to create beautiful pictures, patterns and pieces of art.

Tuesday 9 April: Explore & Draw
Take a line for a walk; learn the difference between tone and shade; draw with charcoal, pencil, pastel and paint; work at an easel like a real artist! If you love drawing and want to have fun whilst learning some new techniques and tricks used by real artists, come along to this workshop.

Wednesday 10 April: Wondrous & Wild Weaving
Get to know your warp from your weft and weave some beautiful pieces of art which could later be made into cushions, bags or wall hangings at home. You will also learn how to make tassels and pom poms to add to your work and we will have a go at weaving with natural materials such as leaves, sticks and other found objects.

What to expect:
Come and learn new skills and make art in a professional studio.

During each day will we focus on a different theme, with fundamental art skills being taught throughout. Our holiday club aims to give children aged 7 - 11 years, the chance to have fun, learn and create in a professional art studio.

Workshops can be booked individually, in groups or the whole collection. There will be no more than 16 participants per workshop.

With over twenty years experience in education (primary and secondary) between them, the directors of The Courtyard Art Studio Peter and Kimberley Keegan are passionate about teaching art, inspiring children and promoting the health and emotional benefits of producing art. Kimberley, who will lead the sessions, is a qualified primary school teacher with a degree in Fine Art. Kimberley is also paediatric first aid trained. All of the workshops will also include another studio assistant.

What to bring:
Clothes you don't mind getting messy!
A packed lunch
An outdoor coat (in case of bad weather)
Bags of creativity and energy!

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?

All materials will be provided.



Want to review this course?

Kimberley has such a calming, gentle nature - she is absolutely fantastic at leading workshops for children. The studio space and setting allow for a truly immersive and creative experience - what a treat for young people to have the opportunity to learn and be artistic here!

- - #20508

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Course Start Dates

Monday 8th April 2019
Tuesday 9th April 2019
Wednesday 10th April 2019
  • Child friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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