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Field Studies Council, Margam

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Margam Discovery Centre
Margam Park
Port Talbot
SA13 2UA

Field Studies Council, Margam

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Field Studies Council, Margam's Courses

Autumn and Winter Flora Illustration - 2 days
Autumn and Winter Flora Illustration - 2 days
Port Talbot - Next course on 1st November 2019
£289
This course will enable you to examine and draw t!he incredible detail nature in Autumn & Winter has provided us with. Create & paint your very own Christmas cards or create seasonal works that capture the flora of Winter & Autumn. You will begin by sketching the overall shape of your specimen and then gradually refine it. After this, you will use drawing pens over the pencil to create a black and white image which can, if you wish, have a watercolour wash applied. You will be shown how to...
Autumn Wildlife and Landscape Photography - weekend residential in Wales
Autumn Wildlife and Landscape Photography - weekend residential in Wales
Port Talbot - Next course on 25th October 2019
£289
Take two days out in the stunning natural landscapes of Wales to develop your photography skills. Based at Margam Discovery Centre. This weekend will give participants all the skills and knowledge required for successful nature and landscape photography. This course will look at all aspects of nature photography including close-up and landscape work. With the autumn in full flow we will be getting close to fungi, experimenting with the camera and making the most of the woodland colour at Margam Country Park. We will be following the deer rut with...
Painting Animals in Watercolour - weekend art residential
Painting Animals in Watercolour - weekend art residential
Port Talbot - Next course on 1st November 2019
£289
The perfect art break for animal lovers! Spend three glorious days painting with watercolours at Margam Discovery Centre, run by the FIeld Studies Council. Learn how to capture the character of animals in watercolour. Create lively portraits of domestic and wild creatures. Reference photos will be available but bring your own too, if you have a favourite. David Webb is a professional artist and author of several books. He runs courses and workshops throughout the UK and is known for his love of painting watercolour in a bold and loose...
Painting the Autumn Landscapes with Oils and Pastels - weekend art residential
Painting the Autumn Landscapes with Oils and Pastels - weekend art residential
Port Talbot - Next course on 25th October 2019
£289
Spend two days developing your pastel and painting skills at Margam Discovery Centre. The aim of the course is to develop a palette, and an approach, that captures the atmosphere of the autumnal day. This will be expressed by understanding the use of colour in a naturalistic way but also by an enhanced colour vision. To achieve this the media used will, on the whole, be oil pastels oil bars and oil paints - whatever materials you have would be of benefit but a selection of pastels oil or pigment...
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Port Talbot - Next course on 30th August 2019
£289
Casting from nature in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre. The aim of the course will be divided into three arts; making casts of found and sculpted objects, casting in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre and decorating the assembled work. The aim is to use low cost materials found in the supermarket and do-it-yourself store to produce decorative resilient sculptures and objet d'art. David Johnson is a graduate of Goldsmiths College with many years’ experience of tutoring courses to different groups.
Watercolours for Beginners - weekend art break in Wales
Watercolours for Beginners - weekend art break in Wales
Port Talbot - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£289
Would you love to paint with watercolours? This two day residential art holiday at Margam Discovery Centre will let you learn just that. A course for those who are new to the medium of watercolour. No experience necessary. Covers everything you’ll need to know about materials along with the basic techniques required to create paintings in pure watercolour. David Webb is a professional artist and author of several books. He runs courses and workshops throughout the UK and is known for his love of painting watercolour in a bold and...
Willow crafts for Christmas - weekend course at Margam Discovery Centre
Willow crafts for Christmas - weekend course at Margam Discovery Centre
Port Talbot - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£289
Join us for a thoroughly festive willow weekend creating beautiful crafts to decorate your home or garden or to give away as lovely gifts. This course provides an opportunity for you to learn all about willow, how to grow it, prepare it and weave with it using a variety of techniques. We will be using vibrant fresh cut willow, dried willow and a selection of hedgerow material such as dogwood, hazel and birch. During the weekend you will make wreaths, trees, stars, angels, reindeer, rustic hearts and more! The course...