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Brewery Court
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
This one day beginners/intermediates course is designed to give the student the fundamental basics of French polishing and woodcare. This hands on day will cover the vital practical skills needed to refinish furniture professionally or recreationally. Each student will have a design consultation with the tutor before executing it on to a small piece of furniture of their choice. Tutor: Oliver Piepereit. All abilities welcome
£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...
£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
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...
£85
Gloucestershire
In this hand embroidery workshop you will learn how to make a colourful, 3D bug brooch suitable for wearing or framing. Over the course of the day you will be guided through a combination of simple stumpwork, applique and hand embroidery techniques to make your own unique piece. These highly decorative bugs like nothing more than to sit on your lapel and bask in the admiration of all who see them! Suitable for those with...
£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...
£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...
£90
Gloucestershire - Next course on 31st July 2019
Suitable for complete beginners and those with experience working with paper or needlework, this workshop is an introduction to the art of bookbinding. During the workshop we will work together through each stage of the process of "case binding”, starting by cutting down sheets of paper to make sections for the book. We will then stitch the sections together to make the text block. After a break for lunch we will make the cover for...
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 24th August 2019
This workshop is aimed at those with some experience of working with clay and who would like to learn about decorating with slips (liquid coloured clay). The first day will be spent making forms to decorate. Those who can throw will be able to work on the wheel. Molds and soft slabs can also be used to create a bowl or a set of tiles. The second day will be spent decorating with slips. Bridget...
£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...
£90
Gloucestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
Come and sculpt a terracotta fish! Through simple step by step instruction let your imagination run wild and create an amazing fantastic fish. Fish offer an infinite variety of spectacular colour, textures and shapes to inspire ideas. Using a simple slab building method we will create the basic form onto which all sorts of decorative surfaces can be applied. Suitable for all and lots of fun. Tutor: Julie Fowler Venue: Ceramics Studio, New Brewery Arts...
£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
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...
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 5th August 2019
Two days working with colour and fabric with Carole Waller. Explore the ways in which you can use different techniques to put colour into cloth. Paint with dyes and screen print using open screens and paper stencils. Layering the already lovely colours will create even more colours and build up a complex image. These are simple techniques which can be easily achieved at home. Marks can be controlled - or allowed to create themselves. Painting...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire
Learn and have fun creating a multi-layered print with quality artist rollers, using them to apply printing ink through stencils, working directly onto paper or card. This workshop will allow you to discover beautiful textures, layers and warmth in your prints, with fairly simple materials you can use at home, without a press. A relaxed and open workshop to learn a new skill with my help and advice along the way. Tutor: Sophie Rae Venue:...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 24th August 2019
If you love to design, enjoy lino or woodblock printing and are interested in how to make your designs into saleable items, then this could be the workshop for you. Over the course of the day, you will have the opportunity to make some prints, trialling your designs, and discuss how these could be developed into a product range. We will consider colour, fashion and identifying your market. We will look at marketing, sales outlets,...
£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...
£120
Gloucestershire
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...
£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 - Next course on 19th August 2019
This workshop is designed to let yourself go and free your drawing! Don’t be caught up in the measuring the pencil line up, use your eyes, use your own sense of what is right - make a mark that is you! During the day you will be drawing the clothed figure through expressive mark making and learn to appreciate your own unique style of drawing. Free drawing is an opportunity for you to explore the...
£115
Gloucestershire
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...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
This illustration workshop will focus on design and communication as key principles within your drawing approach. Learn how to say what it is you want to say, in marks, tone, line, characterisation and representation. Throughout the day we will look at a range of illustrators and consider their chosen paths in style, media and technique, we will explore how to translate borrowed ideas into a personal drawing voice of your own. A full day of...
£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...
£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...
£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...
£95
Gloucestershire
Leather worker Ruth Pullan specialises in creating hand stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials. Join her for this leather work workshop which will give you the basic skills needed for working with leather. Using these skills you will make a belt and a simple coin purse. By the end of the day you will be able to go on to apply these techniques to your own projects. Over the course of the...
£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...
£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
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...
£255
Gloucestershire - Next course on 5th August 2019
This workshop is suitable for all levels, from beginner to those with previous experience of letter carving. We will cover the technique of V' incising letters in stone with mallet and chisel. Tom Perkins will be on hand to provide guidance in drawn lettering as required. Tutoring will be done on an individual basis to design a word or two for carving. For more experienced letter carvers, help will be available with drawn lettering/design, and...
£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
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...
£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...
£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 to take away. Tutor: Meg Harris Venue: Craft Studio, New Brewery Arts REF: W61-19
£190
Gloucestershire - Next course on 10th August 2019
Come and make your very own brunch set. You will learn how to make a mug, plate and bowl using a mixture of hand building techniques and the potters wheel. On the first day we will explore pattern and design and get the forms of your pieces made. On the second day we will trim and refine your pieces adding handles and using coloured slips to decorate. Each piece will then be slowly dried, fired...
£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 molds 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...
£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
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...
£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....
£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
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...
£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
Learn to needle felt a hare. 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. All abilities welcome Tutor: Karin Celestine Venue: Craft Studio, New Brewery Arts REF: W65-19
£85
Gloucestershire
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...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 8th August 2019
Try your hand at the most misunderstood medium in the history of art. Oil pastels can be very expressive, either used on their own or with other art mediums: as a wax resist in drawing and painting, or used to create an oil painting effect. Mark, the tutor, will show you two techniques involving two different still lifes. The emphasis of the workshop will be on colour and expression. Tutor: Mark Kelland Venue: Sculpture Studio,...
£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...
£90
Gloucestershire
Come and join us in the studio and explore the sensitive and expressive side to portraits. You don’t have to be an expert, if you think you can’t draw, this workshop may change your mind. All abilities welcome. Tutor: Mark Kelland Mark, the tutor, has over twenty years of experience in life drawing and portraiture and will show you step by step the wonderful, fulfilling side to expressive portraits in pastels. Venue: Bingham Studio, New...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire
Have you always wanted to try using a potters wheel or make something by hand from clay? Now is your chance to to get stuck into clay for a whole day and see how it is for you! Half the day will be spent on the potters wheel where you will learn to throw a simple bowl. The other half you will learn a few hand building techniques to make a pot or small sculpture...
£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...
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 12th August 2019
On this relaxed two day workshop you will make a traditional Shaker swing-handle carrier complete with an internal tray. On the first day you will shape and bend the sides and handles in preparation for assembly on the second day. There will be sufficient time to sand and seal your carrier with an oil finish, giving you a beautiful item, ready to take home and use. All abilities welcome. Tutor: Richard Gibson Date & Time:...
£105
Gloucestershire - Next course on 17th August 2019
Decorate and form your own silver rings, using soldering and texturing methods to create a silver band. You will start with three pieces of silver to create three different styles of ring. These rings will be able to sit against each other, creating your stacking rings. You can use hammers and stamps to create different textures on the rings. Learn about different finishes and how to polish your silver. Tutor: Charlotte Duckworth Venue: Sculpture Studio,...
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 9th August 2019
In this two day workshop you will look at the history of smocking, reasons and applications of smocking, smocking in fashion and you will have the opportunity to study Dorothy’s collection of smocked garments and samples. During the workshop you will work through all the stages of smocking: marking out, gathering and sewing. By the end of the two days you will have created a series of samples to take away. All abilities welcome. Tutor:...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 20th August 2019
A still life workshop designed to significantly improve your drawing skills and focusing on the use of charcoal and pencil. Spend the day exploring more traditional theories and techniques including perspective, proportion and the application of tone. Tutor: Claire Sandars will be on hand to provide expert guidance. Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts REF: W134-19
£180
Gloucestershire - Next course on 12th August 2019
Studying a still life composition is a great way to expand and develop your creative practice. It can improve skills in observation and the treatment of pattern, colour and spatial awareness. This two-day course will be based around the study of a still life of fruit and vegetables. In a twist to the usual approach of using paint or pencil, this course will explore ways in which to translate the associated shapes, shadows and textures...
£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.
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 17th August 2019
After the resounding success of last years Banner exhibition and it's drop in workshops, Jayne has created this one day word extravaganza! You can explore different textile techniques including free machine embroidery, applique, patchwork and needle felting and create a unique art piece that will inspire you every day. Jayne will bring along her stash of vintage fabrics, letter templates and framing options, all you need to bring is a word or phrase that is...
£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...
£90
Gloucestershire - Next course on 7th August 2019
In this workshop we shall be using the versatile pamphlet stitch to make a hardback notebook and leather traveller’s notebook. During the morning we shall make our hardback notebook, then after a break for lunch we will make three more soft cover pamphlet notebooks and the leather cover for our traveller’s notebook. Leather stamping tools will also be available to personalise your notebook. All abilities welcome. Tutor: Emily Northern Venue: Sculpture Studio, New Brewery Arts...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire - Next course on 3rd August 2019
A chance to explore the possibilities of creating weave like structures without a loom! This will be a highly experimental workshop incorporating hand stitch, embellishing, water soluble fabric and machine stitching. Jayne will show you an archive of samples for inspiration and bring along her stash of vintage textiles, braids and yarns for you to play with. You will leave armed with a collection of swatches and a head full of ideas! Tutor: Jayne Emerson...
£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...