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Contact Name: Clare Walsh

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Brewery Court
Cirencester
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 1JH

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New Brewery Arts's Courses

£225
Gloucestershire
During the next ten weeks paint a different picture every week, explore the techniques, expression and above all have fun painting. Suitable for the beginner or a more experienced artist wishing to try something new. Mark will demonstrate step by step the art of painting pictures, composition, brushwork and the finished art work and will always be on hand to give advice to your work. Week 1 - Winter snow Week 2 - Harbour at...
£85
Gloucestershire
Design and make your own unique jewellery from anodised aluminium. You will learn how to colour pre-anodised aluminium sheet, then cut and shape it to create beautiful jewellery, such as matching earrings, necklace and brooch. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 16th February 2019
Learn how to create your own street scene. Figure stencils, typeface and a wide range of textural materials will enable you to create a finely detailed clay panel. You can work from one of Peter’s designs, bring in a photo of a specific building or just let your imagination run wild. Peter will show you how to add colour in your own time. No experience necessary. All materials and tools are provided. You can turn...
£225
Gloucestershire
Make quality time for yourself and join this enjoyable course for adults on Wednesday mornings. A fun, relaxed, non-intimidating environment aimed at those who have little or no previous experience but would love to just ‘have a go’. Experiment with a range of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, print making, pottery and textile crafts. There will be something new and exciting to try each week. Week One - Drawing Week Two - Pastels Week...
£225
Gloucestershire
Make quality time for yourself and join this enjoyable course for adults on Wednesday mornings. A fun, relaxed, non-intimidating environment aimed at those who have little or no previous experience but would love to just ‘have a go’. Experiment with a range of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, print making, pottery and textile crafts. There will be something new and exciting to try each week. Week One - Drawing Week Two - Pastels Week...
£225
Gloucestershire
Make quality time for yourself and join this enjoyable course for adults on Tuesday evenings. This NEW course is suitable for those who have some experience in drawing and painting and wish to further develop their skills in various media. Advice and guidance will be provided on a one to one basis to meet your individual needs in a fun, relaxed and non-intimidating environment. If you have been a student on the Art for beginners...
£160
Gloucestershire
What happens when all the art traditions have been broken? Where does art go after modernism and how do artists make art when cultural authority has been challenged? This course will explore the wide and diverse approaches to art in more recent years when we have come to see that there is no longer one dominant style or movement in art. Artists are now working in a pluralistic, multi-cultural, global society in which advances in...
£225
Gloucestershire
Drawing course for beginners and anyone who may wish to learn the classical way from the ground up! This course will take you from 'this is a pencil' right the way through to understanding the subtleties of making your drawings accurate and represent the subject clearly. Ideal also for painters who may find their endeavours with a brush are lacking due to being unable to 'see' the subject and record it. We will cover the...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 16th February 2019
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and more experienced needle-felters alike. Needle-felting is a wonderful skill to learn - it's a real 'kitchen table' craft that can be done almost anywhere, needing very few tools. We'll start the day by needle-felting a small practice piece to get some skills in hand, then move on to needle-felt a sculptural bird over a simple wire frame, building shape and adding colour with muted un-dyed wools, and...
£225
Gloucestershire
During the course of this 10 week class we will be making different books, building each week on what was learnt the previous week. The course will include: an introduction to basic book structures, pamphlet bound softcover notebooks using different stitches on the spine, making a hardback style cover, multi-section bound bookbinding, making covers, exploring single needle Coptic Binding and Secret Belgian Binding. By the end of the 10 weeks you will have the knowledge...
£80
Gloucestershire
At this workshop we will explore colour mixing and matching in watercolour, using flowers, leaves, fruit and vegetables as our subjects. We will start by experimenting with mixing just three colours to create bright then muted hues. You'll be amazed at the range of hues that emerge from such a limited palette! We will then apply what we have discovered to various botanical subjects using some of the watercolour techniques used by botanical artists. There...
£40
Gloucestershire
In this Introduction to Brushlettering workshop you will learn everything you will need to begin creating your very own beautiful hand lettered style, adorn stationery & more. We will begin with the basics, exploring the possibilities of lettering with a brush & move through to techniques & compositions. The class is designed to give you the confidence to use your new skills in a variety of ways, we just know you will fall in love!...
£255
Gloucestershire
Content will include learning a script, letter spacing and its use in lay-out and design of brief texts. More experienced calligraphers can learn/fine-tune scripts and/or experiment with script variations with led exercises and projects, and use in short texts, scripts to select from will include, italic, foundational hand, uncial, Roman capitals, italic capitals, copperplate amongst others. This 3 day calligraphy course is suitable for all levels – beginner to advanced – as much of the...
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 6th April 2019
Learn how to make an elaborate clay bird house. By rolling soft clay into a range of textured fabrics you can create complex surfaces which, with the help of some simple formers, you use to assemble your own slab built structure. You can add colour using slips and underglazes. Your work will be fired to stoneware to make it frost-proof and suitable for placing outdoors. No experience with clay is necessary for this task. Peter...
£85
Gloucestershire
Enjoy learning about clay in one of our many workshops or courses in ceramics at New Brewery Arts. This is a one day workshop, covering hand building and throwing. Whatever your level or ability there will be a workshop for you. To find out about all the ceramics workshops we offer please visit our website. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you...
£180
Gloucestershire
An introduction to life sculpture, with tools and materials provided. Experienced sculptor Sophie Howard will guide participants through the process of making a scaled down sculpture of the live model in terracotta clay. This two day course will include modelling from observation, and full guidance will be provided. Those with some experience as well as complete beginners are welcome. Completed pieces can be fired later and preparation for firing is included in the course. There...
£115
Gloucestershire - Next course on 1st March 2019
During this 5 week we will cover will cover making & printing your Collagraph plate using the etching press. You will Create unique colour layered prints using a variety of textural materials and mark making. You will learn how to create a textural cardboard plate [Collagraph] that you can use many times to make individual and creative prints. The course will cover printing your plate in intaglio.Using a variety of inking methods including viscosity inking...
£85
Gloucestershire
Inspired by the Lucienne Day exhibition in the gallery, explore pattern and colour and experiment with different printing techniques in this one day workshop with international textile artist Dawn Dupree. You will have the opportunity to use the heat press and discover sublimation printing, and also use stencils and fabric dyes to create unique fabric designs. Suitable for all abilities, no previous knowledge of fabric design or printing required. You can turn any of our...
£80
Gloucestershire
You will be thinking about how to combine different mediums that can complement and enhance painting and drawing. You will learn what it means to describe something as colour fast and how this translates into finished work that can be shown safely in light without worrying about fading or loss of colour. A key part of this process is learning what it meant by the term ‘mark making’ and how this can often refer to...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd February 2019
Based on an original Murgatroyd & Bean design, you will learn how to make a small, handstitched character which will be no more than 12cm tall. Your 3D character will be built upon a Sylko-style cotton reel using felt, fabric scraps and haberdashery; it’s personality will be brought to life with hand embroidery. Great fun to make and when complete, the head of your embroidered character will be ready and willing to be used as...
£120
Gloucestershire
Based on her own free-style approach to embroidery, textile artist Kathleen Murphy will guide you through the pleasures of ‘doodling’ with needle and thread. This course aims to dispel the ‘stuffiness’ sometimes associated with hand embroidery and encourage a more experimental approach by taking a sideways look at techniques Through a series of samplers, each week you will concentrate on a different topic or technique, which will be brought together as a cloth book in...
£80
Gloucestershire
Visit the Lucienne Day exhibition and explore the mark making and lines of this renowned designer with Calligraphy Artist and Teacher, Adele Dark. We will explore Lucienne Day’s mark making and create our own personal designs and patterns using line and coloured inks to create either a card or larger piece of art work to display at home. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site...
£80
Gloucestershire
Learn about camera settings to capture great photos, learn how to edit images or how to manipulate them for an artwork. New Brewery Arts run a number of different one day to ten week courses in photography. From the complete beginner to more advanced practitioners there will be something for all. You can find out about all of our photography workshops by visiting our website. You can turn any of our courses into a short...
£190
Gloucestershire
Tutor: Graham Light Date & Time: Tuesday, 1:30pm - 4:30pm During this course we look at and gain understanding of how your digital camera works. Learn about the differences between compact, bridge and DSLR cameras, the advantages and disadvantages of each, accessories available and the general care and maintenance of the equipment. We will discuss Auto and Auto Assisted settings, how they work and when we can use them. We will also look at the...
£190
Gloucestershire
A course aimed at those who want to explore different genres of photography and discover their creative potential. It will also appeal to those who want to improve, expand and develop their photographic skills. Each session will start with some advice on how to approach the subject matter along with some technical suggestions, then we venture out to explore the surrounding area to capture our images. Suitable for those who have a basic understanding of...
£225
Gloucestershire
This ever popular course will teach you to draw from the very basics into being able to confidently make a proficient painting in ten, weekly sessions. Aimed at beginners and those who may never have had formal tuition in art. You will be led step by step, each week linking with the last, building your skills, technique and confidence. You will understand which materials to use, how to make accurate drawings, understand line and tone....
£80
Gloucestershire
If you have never picked up a paintbrush or you want to push your skills further then we will have a workshop for you. From drawing, painting, colour mixing, life drawing, portraiture, oil painting, watercolour we have an abundance of workshops available to try, some last a day others ten weeks. All of our workshops take place in our specialist artist studios and are taught by professional artists. For more information about all of our...
£80
Gloucestershire
Using Quink ink, combining chalk and graphite, and wax and gouache, we will explore useful and creative ways to combine art materials. The results are surprising and as the day progress each experiment will be added to a small useful sketchbook for you to take, keep and add to.
£120
Gloucestershire - Next course on 25th February 2019
Using techniques from textile artist Kathleen Murphy’s practice, this course aims to encourage an experimental approach to hand stitch. Each week there will be a different topic to experiment with; Hide & Reveal Surfaces, Figurative Applique, Stitching into Space, Foreign Bodies, Fold, Tuck, Wrap. By the end of the course you will have a series of sampler pieces to refer to and inspire further experimentation with future projects. This is a stand-alone course but may...
£225
Gloucestershire
Learn to see everyday objects with new eyes and produce images that are full of light, shadow and life. A ten-week course exploring the subject of still life through a variety of mediums and methods; including drawing, simple printmaking and painting in both acrylic and oils. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation...
£80
Gloucestershire
Day workshop exploring weaving on the simple-to-use backstrap loom. Using different fibres, colours, textures and patterns you will enjoy creating several swatches to take home. All abilities welcome! You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to...
£85
Gloucestershire
Sculpt a fantastic fish using simple slab building techniques. Come and Sculpt a Terracotta clay fish. Through simple step by step instruction let your imagination run wild and create an amazing fantastic fish. We will start the day creating your designs and looking at the technique of Frottage used by artist Max Ernst. Frottage is the use of rubbings to create texture; we will use these textures to inspire patterns on the surface of the...
£115
Gloucestershire - Next course on 1st March 2019
A course aimed at simplifying and demystifying the possibilities of your sewing machine suitable for all abilities from complete beginners to seasoned embroiderers. Each week we will work on a different technique or idea from fabric collage to experimental patchwork. Jayne has been designing textiles for fashion and interiors for over twenty years and has a wealth of knowledge on how to push the boundaries of traditional sewing techniques. There will be plenty of inspirational...
£200
Gloucestershire
For those with a certain competence in drawing, this course gives you the opportunity to further develop your skills and gain confidence. You will be encouraged to explore the endless possibilities of transposing what you see onto paper and to expand your visual vocabulary, focusing on process as well as results. From quick drawings using intuitive response to more sustained study, you will be challenged to broaden your use of materials as well as study...
£120
Gloucestershire - Next course on 25th February 2019
During this course we will discover how we can collect and develop images to create our own flower sculpture. We will examine the bold strong shapes painted by O'Keeffe and delve into the inspiring colours used by Blackadder and employ sketch books to collect ideas. Using an unusually strong stoneware clay we will take step by step approach to build a knowledge of modelling techniques. From transferring texture, to using mould forms, each technique will...
£40
Gloucestershire
Whether you wish to add to your existing skills or need to know the very basics of gift wrapping, our inspiring classes will teach you how to wrap your gifts perfectly. Professional Gift Wrapper, Wendy Badlan reveals the tricks of the trade and covers a wide range of techniques including perfectly wrapped boxes, awkward shapes, gift bags and those all important finishing touches – bows! You can turn any of our courses into a short...
£130
Gloucestershire
Make a lovely vibrant glass mosaic butterfly on a stalk to put in your garden or in a pot plant. Add a touch of colour to your garden all year round. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right...
£85
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make stunning clay tiles/panels with pockets or indentations incorporated into the surfaces that contain melted glass. Your work will be fired in a kiln to melt the glass, creating a lustrous surface which contrasts beautifully with the matt clay. An opportunity to create a series of small pieces or focus on something more ambitious, working on your own ideas or using one of Peter's designs. You can bring your own bits of...
£85
Gloucestershire
This workshop will teach you some basic clay hand building techniques and skills, enabling you to build your very own mug...or two...or three! Under guidance you will produce mug forms then create and attach handles and add decorative finishes to personalise your work. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish...
£230
Gloucestershire
This course has been designed predominately for those with little or no ceramic experience and will guide you through the basic methods of hand building and construction. We will cover slab building, pinching ,coiling as well as using simple moulds and formers. The course will also introduce you to the ceramic processes from understanding the various types of clays, to firing and glazing. Participants may wish to develop their own ideas or follow other suggested...
£85
Gloucestershire
Over the course of the day you will be guided through a combination of simple stumpwork, applique and hand embroidery techniques to make a 3D bug brooch with wings. Bostini Bugs can be found flitting in and out of the shafts of sunlight which pierce the trees in the forest near the workshop of Murgatroyd & Bean. They are often brightly coloured, highly decorative bugs who would like nothing more than to sit on your...
£80
Gloucestershire
Tutor: Karin Celestine Date & Time: Thurs 26th Oct, 10am - 4pm Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts REF: SW142-17 PRICE: £80 (£0.00 VAT) A one day workshop learning to make a wired skeleton armature of an hare and then needle felt onto it to make a realistic, moveable animal. Though a challenge, it is suitable for beginners or experienced needle-felters. All abilities welcome! Karin Celestine lives in a small house in Monmouth, Wales. In...
£45
Gloucestershire
In this workshop we will be experimenting with machine embroidery and applique techniques to create this beautiful heart sampler. Simpler than it looks, this workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that already have machine embroidery skills. There will be plenty of fabric to choose from and the opportunity to stretch your finished work over a canvas box frame ready for hanging!
£120
Gloucestershire
This course aims to explore how the face has been portrayed and the many styles used by artists. From Gainsborough to Modigliani we will delve into history to inspire our own head sculptures. We will explore the proportions of the head and learn simple sculpting techniques so that all participants will achieve their own small scale portrait sculpture. You do not require experience to access this course just curiosity and a desire to sculpt in...
£220
Gloucestershire
Explore the pleasure of drawing through experimenting with a range of materials and techniques. An ideal next step from beginners drawing for those who would like to develop a broader understanding of drawing methods and materials. You will build confidence and progress your skills in recording observations with the guidance and encouragement of an experienced artist and tutor, Alexandra Woods. You will be encouraged to observe and record a range of subject matter from natural...
£80
Gloucestershire
A day exploring ways of using ink to create lively and varied paintings under the experienced guidance of artist and tutor Kerry Phippen. You will be guided through a step by step process in 'how to' use ink, resulting in dynamic and gentle landscapes you will love. This workshop suits all levels particularly beginners and allows plenty of scope for experimentation. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...
£40
Gloucestershire
Join Clare Walsh and learn how to create a beautiful piece of felt using the wet felting technique, create a small bag using soft merino wool fibres and enjoy using colours to make it personal to you. No experience necessary. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located...
£45
Gloucestershire
Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next...
£176
Gloucestershire
Interested in Calligraphy? Come and join local Calligraphy Artist and Teacher, Adele Dark, to explore pen and ink and the beautiful Roman Capitals which have informed the history of writing development in the Western world. This is a great opportunity to find out more about this addictive pastime. This is an eight week class for beginners.
£200
Gloucestershire
Learn how to work with Metal Clay (silver clay) to create unique jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques, stone setting, how to make a silver ring and much more on this two day course You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...
£85
Gloucestershire
A whole day of clay! You will spend half the day learning throwing techniques using the potters wheel and the other half exploring handbuilding techniques, with expert guidance. Suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to improve on basic techniques. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located...
£85
Gloucestershire
Learn how to plan, design and print an original woodcut. We will look at the different ways that artists have approached this medium, and how it differs from other ways of printing with wood. We will be using wood that is easy to cut, but there will be information about different types of wood which are suitable to use and the best tools and paper for the best results. We will print by hand, so...
£230
Gloucestershire
Exploring Artists and Art History can offer a wealth of joy and inspiration from examining Art in its historical context to the motivations and materials used by all of these wonderful creative people. This course gives us a brief look and understanding of the Russian Artist Wassilly Kandinsky and the opportunity to use his paintings and colour palette as a spring board to inspire our own ceramic vessel forms. The format ensures this course is...
£85
Gloucestershire
Use the knitting technique in a new way using colour enamelled copper wire. Experiment with different size knitting needles and thickness of wire to create a set of samples. Using these samples you can then construct a brooch with simple sawing techniques. Embellish your work with beads and buttons to make a beautiful statement piece of jewellery. The ability to knit is essential but only simple knit stitch. You can turn any of our courses...
£80
Gloucestershire
Using wire and basic jewellery equipment learn how to make your own bracelet. Experiment with different thicknesses of wire to create a twisted/knotted wire fabric. Then sew with wire your samples into a wire cuff frame. Beads can be added to create a stunning twisted wire cuff. All materials and equipment included You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential...
£45
Gloucestershire
In this workshop we will be experimenting with water-soluble fabric to create our own lace type fabrics using machine embroidery. It sounds complicated but is in fact completely suitable for beginners. The workshop will start with a basic introduction to machine embroidery and end with you submerging your embroideries in water to reveal your lace! We will leave the lace to dry over a bowl to create our delicate textile structures Get in touch for...
£80
Gloucestershire
You will be learning the ancient technique of removing an upper layer to reveal another layer beneath or what is called sgraffito. Originally used in design sgraffito can also be applied to drawing and painting. We will be exploring both using soft erasers and putti rubbers to remove paint or pencil to highlight and add depth and texture. This technique can be applied to drawing and painting and will show how removing can be just...
£80
Gloucestershire
Adding Shape - Darts Pleats and Gathers A one-day workshop exploring how shape is added to garments. Based on practical demonstrations you will produce your own professionally finished range of technical samples of adding and suppressing fullness, such as darts, pleats and gathers. Using half scale blocks there will also be a demonstration of pattern cutting methods used to manipulate darts to other parts of a garment and how to add fullness to existing seam...
£40
Gloucestershire
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to knit, now’s your chance. This is a workshop for beginners and we’ll be starting with the basics and working at your speed, so you will never be left behind. You will learn how to cast on, knit and purl stitches, plus basic increases and decreases. You’ll make a garter stitch pot-holder and have a pattern to take home so you can make another. Come on your own,...
£40
Gloucestershire
Not sure how to use a sewing machine? Need a refresher? In this short session learn how to use a sewing machine and go home having made a cushion cover. After this workshop you will know how to set up the machine and how to create different stitches. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught in a maximum group size of six for optimum 1 - 1 time. You can turn...
£50
Gloucestershire
We will be making a traditional leather journal with wraparound cover. Pages will be sewn directly to the cover using a 'long and link’ stitch. This is a strong structure that protects your words or art and is easy to carry with you. There will be a selection of covers available to choose from and cartridge paper for the pages, however if you would like to bring some decorative paper to use in the journal...
£240
Gloucestershire
Content will include learning/practising the technique of ‘V’ incising letters in stone and slate, basic guidance on drawing and spacing letters, and the process offsetting out a brief inscription for carving. More experienced carvers may fine-tune carving, as required, and obtain input with drawn lettering and the design of inscriptions. This letter carving course is suitable for all levels – including beginners! You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying...
£80
Gloucestershire
New Brewery Arts run a number of life drawing workshops from one day to ten weeks. Please visit our website for further details Our ten week course runs on a Tuesday afternoon and evening . Get mucky with charcoal, colourful with pastels and expressive with paint, come and see what the art world’s most essential art class has to offer you. Weeks 1 & 2 Subject : The ESSENCE of Drawing Find yourself in line...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 23rd February 2019
Learn a number of ways to add colour to your printmaking. Suitable for absolute beginners and people who have only printed one colour and would like to learn more. This workshop aims to give you a selection of techniques for making colour prints. Learn how to roll graduated colours on to your block, and to use mono print and collaged techniques to add an extra dimension. You will receive plenty of guidance at every step...
£80
Gloucestershire
Learn a number of ways to add colour to your printmaking. Suitable for absolute beginners and people who have only printed own one colour and would like to learn more, this workshop aims to give you a selection of techniques for making colour prints. Learn how to roll graduated colours on to your block, and to use mono print and collaged techniques to add an extra dimension. You will receive plenty of guidance at every...
£45
Gloucestershire
In the 3 hour class you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines. You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, 'drawing' with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics. By the end of the class you'll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away. You can turn...
£180
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make a clay sculpture of a chicken Make a life-sized or larger Chicken constructed with the help of some simple moulds and a range of hand building techniques. Then add colour to your sculpture using slips and underglazes before it is fired to stoneware. No experience with clay is necessary for this task. Peter will provide all the materials, tools and information. You can turn any of our courses into a short...
£180
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make a cotton wrap dressing gown with a tie belt during this two day workshop. You will be provided with a pattern and be shown how to cut the garment correctly and construct it using professional sewing techniques. You will learn about the rules cutting cloth and be introduced constructing seams, hems and inserting sleeves. If time permits you will also add a patch pocket. This two day workshop is aimed at...
£50
Gloucestershire
Make a beautiful wreath in the traditional style starting with a wire frame and learning how to build it up with moss. The tutor will then guide you through each step to build up a luscious green base with a variety of high quality foliage. We will complete the session by creating and placing adornments to make your wreath totally individual. All abilities welcome! You can turn any of our courses into a short break...
£95
Gloucestershire - Next course on 26th January 2019
Over the day you will shape, bend and fit a selection of English hardwood bands and lids to make an iconic oval shaker box. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our...
£180
Gloucestershire
Make a stack of 4 nesting Shaker Boxes. Over the course of two days you will shape, bend and fit a selection of English hardwood bands and lids to make a set of iconic oval boxes that will all sit inside each other. All abilities welcome! Richard makes Shaker style boxes from his workshop in Dorset. All the boxes are made using English hardwoods that are sourced from around his home. He divides his time...
£110
Gloucestershire
In this course you will use hammers to stretch and move silver to create your very own silver bangle to take away with you. A perfect gift for yourself or someone special. We will also be running other silver smithing workshops, for further details please visit our website. You will be taught by tutor Charlotte Duckworth. Charlotte is known for designing and making beautiful cutlery from sterling silver and locally sourced English Holly, Charlotte creates...
£95
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make a ring in silver. Why not bring along a friend or a partner and make each others rings? You will use hammers and mandrels to create your ring with the option of decorating with texture or letters. Walk away with your own handmade silver ring at the end of the day. If you would like to make a ring for someone else who won't be at the workshop please get in...
£220
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make a stunning spoon in silver. You will decide on your design, how deep the spoon will be and the design of the handle. Fabricate a spoon by learning how to pierce, form and solder silver. Using a template to create the shapes you want. With two separate pieces of metal you will create the bowl and handle. These will then be soldered together to make a beautiful caddy spoon. All abilities...
£225
Gloucestershire - Next course on 25th February 2019
In this five week course we will cover a wide range of millinery techniques which will be invaluable to you if you decide to take it further. Louise believes it is crucial, as a milliner, to learn to make every aspect of the hat. From blocking the shape, to trimming it with your own handmade flowers, worked feathers or manipulated materials. Week One: The first day of the course will be spent working with feathers....
£40
Gloucestershire
Try your hand at making these miniature books which can be made into necklaces, keyrings or even Christmas ornaments. During this 3 hour workshop you will make two different styles of mini books. Join us to make a keyring notebook and two mini books which can be used as Christmas tree decorations. We will make a long stitch sewn notebook which we will attach to a keyring. This note book is approx 5cm x 4cm....
£170
Gloucestershire
Create mixed media collages combining computer manipulated images, image transfer decals and mixed media art with US artist Georgia Velisaris. Learn how to dye and distress papers as well as other methods to create your mixed media surface. Then use the computer to alter images and to make them suitable for printing into a transfer. Finally learn how to print the transfer and how to apply it to your surface resulting in interesting mixed media...
£80
Gloucestershire
Mixed-media is probably the most creative genre, teaching the artist much about drawing and painting. This is an opportunity to enjoy experimenting with not only the materials but to help develop the boundaries of your creative spirit. Two hugely exciting days to encourage artists to try more than one medium in their paintings. So many options await with combinations of dry and wet mediums creating loose and expressive work. A very useful set of sessions...
£40
Gloucestershire - Next course on 18th February 2019
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills to practice applying pressure to your new pen, and alphabet practices before moving on to whole words. Emma from Emerald Paper Design will be giving demonstrations each step of the way, as well as being on hand for individual guidance. All participants will get a goodie bag to take away it will contain: 1 nib, 1...
£80
Gloucestershire
In this class we will explore textile techniques without worrying about adding any colour. Perfect for anyone wanting to try lots of different processes and the really dissect the possibilities of each one. By the end of the day you will have amassed a range of samples that you can either keep as reference or patchwork together to create a unique piece of Textile Art. You can turn any of our courses into a short...
£85
Gloucestershire
Follow in the footsteps of Degas and many other artists by learning how to make highly individual one off painterly prints. Especially for people who like to make very expressive work and don't mind getting a bit inky! This technique works just as well for abstract work as for representational images. Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary. All materials supplied. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...
£80
Gloucestershire
This workshop will introduce the 'Mouse Roman' script which is fun and quick to learn - great for greetings cards, occasion stationery and journals. We'll begin with how to use the pen effectively - getting graceful thicks and thins and move onto writing in colour and metallic inks. Everyone will go home with beautifully written tags & cards and a satisfying and useful little folded gift box. Some previous experience of using needle and thread...
£180
Gloucestershire
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and more experienced needle-felters alike. Needle-felting is a wonderful skill to learn - it's a real 'kitchen table' craft that can be done almost anywhere, needing very few tools. We'll start the day by needle-felting a small practice piece to get some skills in hand, then move on to needle-felt a sculptural bear or hare over a simple wire frame, building shape and adding colour with muted un-dyed...
£85
Gloucestershire
This workshops will celebrate the launch of Jaynes latest book Boho Felt Crafts. We will be making items from the book including colourful bouquets of flowers, coasters, key rings and more. Needle felting is such a quick and easy craft that you will leave this workshop with a whole bundle of finished items! You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 23rd February 2019
In this one day workshop we will be needle-felting a spring lamb. You will learn in a way that gives you the skills to be able to go home and make other animals. Suitable for beginners or more experienced needle-felters. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located...
£85
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make nuno felt and make a beautiful scarf using silk or cotton fabric and superfine merino wool. You'll learn about surface texture possibilities, how to apply wool for particular effects and how to achieve a super soft finish. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel...
£225
Gloucestershire
Whether building on existing skills or starting from scratch, the course teaches tradition and contemporary techniques of mark making and colour with a versatile approach. Subject matters include still life, portraits, landscapes, cityscapes and seascapes. Students can choose whether to take part in various exercises for example using a limited palette, alla prima, or a certain brush size/palette knife. The course looks at the work of different artists for inspiration. You can turn any of...
£
Gloucestershire
A ten week course to introduce oil painting to beginners, and those who are interested but don't know where to start with oils. During the next ten weeks paint a different picture every week, explore the techniques, expression and above all have fun painting. Suitable for the beginner or a more experienced artist wishing to try something new. Mark will demonstrate step by step the art of painting pictures, composition, brushwork and the finished art...
£90
Gloucestershire
Learn how to transform tired furniture into stunning painted pieces. We will start with basic painting techniques using beautiful China clay paints. Once applied correctly we will learn how to make the most of the paints unique properties by exploring sanding, waxing, and finishing to create a variety of distressed and contemporary looks. You will leave with a wooden box totally transformed, as well as notes to remind you of what you learnt and the...
£85
Gloucestershire
Learn how to paint the Aurora effectively through a series of demonstrations and one to one tuition using oil paint.
£80
Gloucestershire
Create acrylic paintings that stand out. This workshop teaches the artist methods and practices in how to improve their approach and execution from planning, laying out, composition and using colour creatively. Good paintings show knowledgeable and confident artists and this session deals with building a deeper understanding of not only the basics but how to avoid the areas where artist fail. This session is for all abilities from beginners through to more experienced. You will...
£85
Gloucestershire
Create an unusual 3d sketchbook that is inspiring and beautiful! Use beautiful porcelain paperclay to create thin but strong sheets of clay, covered with your own designs and text, ready to be cut and laced into unique and sculptural porcelain books. A fantastic introduction to working with paperclay and a fun way to explore your creative ideas using an unusual material and some interesting techniques including scraffito, stamping and printing. Develop your designs creatively and...
£80
Gloucestershire
Learn the Art of Paper Flowers with Jules from Jolly Blossom. Jules will teach you how to create beautifully realistic crepe paper peonies that you can display at home or use as a lovely gift for someone special. The workshop will begin with a brief overview of the materials you will need for future reference, before moving on to looking at templates and the different techniques for cutting and shaping petals. You will also learn...
£80
Gloucestershire
A day to enjoy the simple pleasures of drawing with pastels. Drawing a simple dried flower arrangement in a limited palette of orange red and number tones with white and black. Mark the tutor will guide you from the planning stage, tonal and use of colour, suitable for beginner and the more accomplished artist the day is designed to introduce and enhance the artist talents. You can turn any of our courses into a short...
£90
Gloucestershire
In this workshop you will use texturing, hammers and heat to create your very own pendant and earrings. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery...
£80
Gloucestershire
This day workshop is aimed at developing your skills both in camera technique and understanding of digital technology. Aimed primarily at the beginner or those who have a digital camera but lack the confidence/knowledge to move away from the Auto Mode setting. It will also be suitable for the more confident photography who wants to brush up on their skills and techniques and start using more advanced skills in capturing their images. We will take...
£85
Gloucestershire
Over the course of the day you will learn how to make a small, handstitched character approximately 12cm tall. Your 3D character will be built upon a Sylko-style cotton reel using felt, fabric scraps and haberdashery; it’s personality will be brought to life with hand embroidery. When complete, the head of your embroidered character will be ready and willing to be used as a pincushion. Some previous experience of using needle and thread would be...
£80
Gloucestershire
Tutor: Alexandra Woods Date & Time: Sat 28th Oct, 10am - 4pm Venue: Bingham, New Brewery Arts REF: SW113-17 PRICE: £80 (£0.00 VAT) An introduction to recording your observations of the human head, using predominantly charcoal. Ideal for both beginners and more experienced artists wishing to revisit some portraiture techniques. All abilities welcome! With a continued interest in good food and sound animal husbandry combined with a love of the countryside, Alexandra Woods specialises in...
£225
Gloucestershire
Suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to improve their throwing skills. The course will cover different handbuilding techniques including pinching, coiling and slabwork as well as surface decoration and glazing. Students will be guided through the different techniques with demonstrations, examples and individual tuition. The class aims to be informal relaxed and fun! You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book...
£80
Gloucestershire
With Gelli printing, stencils and rubber stamps and using acrylic paints and waterproof stamping pads, we shall combine different print processes to make fine tissue papers, for decoupage. By the end of the session you will have made decoupage papers and we will make a canvas picture from some of you papers. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential...
£80
Gloucestershire
Learn how to print in the beautiful surroundings of New Brewery Arts. We specialise in many different forms of printing from relief to woodblock to collagraph. To find out more about this one day course and browse our range of printmaking and other craft courses, please visit our website. All abilities welcome - no experience is necessary, you will be guided through the day to produce cards, prints and more. You can turn any of...
£115
Gloucestershire
Learn a wide range of relief printmaking techniques whilst working at your own pace. We will cover linocut and woodcut. You will learn a wide range of techniques, including how to make full colour prints. You will make blocks that can be used for original prints on paper, fabric and other materials. You will have the option of using traditional or easy to cut lino, or wood and you will learn how to print with...
£225
Gloucestershire
Learn a wide range of relief printmaking techniques whilst working at your own pace. We will cover linocut and woodcut. You will learn a wide range of techniques, including how to make full colour prints. You will make blocks that can be used for original prints on paper, fabric and other materials. You will have the option of using traditional or easy to cut lino, or wood and you will learn how to print with...
£85
Gloucestershire
Explore the versatility of screen printing with thermofax screens , you will have the opportunity to print onto paper and fabric and experiment with single and multiple images , repeat patterns and layering, to create an individual calico bag. No prior knowledge necessary. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish...
£180
Gloucestershire
Ever wanted to make or alter your own clothes or home soft furnishings? All abilities are welcome on this course, which offers all aspects of sewing:- designing, choosing fabrics and styles, mending and altering, understanding commercial patterns, measuring for pattern size, cutting out and garment construction. Find inspiration while learning basic principles and professional finishing techniques to create great fitting original clothes, no matter your shape, size, style or experience. A group makes the experience...
£220
Gloucestershire
Spend ten weeks in the cotswolds learning how to design and create your own stained glass panels, hangings or decorations. This course runs on either a morning or afternoon, please click through to our website above to check exact dates and times. Please come with an idea of what you would like to make you will make an A3 panel during your course. Daniella's love of stained glass began in 1988 whilst working as an...
£240
Gloucestershire
Try your hand at this fantastic craft. New Brewery Arts runs this 3 day workshops in stone carving and letter carving. Taking place in our specialist sculpture studio with renowned tutors and small class sizes you will be creating something amazing before you know it. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in...
£255
Gloucestershire
During this three day stone carving masterclass you will cover essential elements and skills to create your own sculpture using Cotswold stone. In this workshop you will gain experience in: planning your stone carving, make drawings, create a model or start working directly into the stone, how to use traditional stone carving tools, and learning the difference between relief carving and sculpture. Letter carving projects can also be facilitated.
£80
Gloucestershire
A day of experimental sampling with hand stitch techniques. Taking inspiration from a still life composition of fruit and vegetables, this workshop will explore ways to translate shapes, shading and texture using fabric and thread. Suitable for those with some previous hand sewing experience who would like to push their creativity. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package...
£80
Gloucestershire
From Millinery to knitting, crochet to fabric printing we have a whole host of textile workshops to explore. If you are a complete beginner we offer half day sewing machine classes and if you are more advanced we offer textile construction workshops to push your skills. Whatever your level you will find something to try your hand at. We have a specialist clean bright and airy textile studio and we always make sure classes are...
£220
Gloucestershire
Spend ten weeks in the cotswolds building up your confidence in this course designed for beginners to explore the wonderful medium of watercolour. From choosing materials and stretching paper to colour mixing and techniques for applying paint. Simple painting tasks and exercises will build your knowledge and skills. The course will be run by Lorraine Green. Lorraine teaches watercolour painting and drawing to groups or on a one-to-one basis. After teaching the basic principles and...
£80
Gloucestershire
Come and spend an exciting day exploring the different techniques of this fantastic, fluid medium. I will be guiding you along the way to produce a painting full of lively, vibrant greens without a single GREEN in your pallette! It's all in the mixing and it's a lot of fun. I will be doing a 'working' demo where you will follow me through all the stages of the painting in 'bitesized ' chunks. You can...
£80
Gloucestershire
Learn to weave a beautiful willow basket in a day. You will be able to use a variety of English willows and traditional techniques to complete your project. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to...
£180
Gloucestershire
A two-day introduction to wood engraving. Start by learning about all the elements required to create a wood engraving; the tools, wood, paper, printing materials and composition. By the end of the two days you will have had a sound introduction to wood engraving and have created your own wood block and print. Of all artists’ printing methods, wood engraving has the advantage of needing the least equipment. It does not require a press but...