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Contact Name: Catherine Wetherall

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Manor Barn
Manor Road
Adderbury, Banbury
Oxfordshire
OX17 3EJ

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'Kingfisher in Pastels' - Two Day Workshop with Cate Wetherall
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'Kingfisher in Pastels' - Two Day Workshop with Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 28th October 2019
£195
Learn to paint a beautiful kingfisher using pastel pencils. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories
'Landscapes in Acrylics' - One Day Workshop with Dawn Harries
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'Landscapes in Acrylics' - One Day Workshop with Dawn Harries
Oxfordshire - Next course on 18th November 2019
£90
In this one day workshop we’ll be painting a Brecon Beacons landscape in Acrylics, in an impressionistic style. This workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced painters. The workshop covers: 1. Studying the tones and colours in the landscape 2. Choosing a ground colour 3. Under-painting and building layers 4. How to achieve depth in the landscape 5. How to vary your brush strokes There will also be advice on painting surfaces, brushes and accessories.
'Orangutan in Pastel' with Cate Wetherall
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'Orangutan in Pastel' with Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 1st October 2019
£195
Suitable for All Abilities. Join me for an inspirational two days learning how to paint a beautiful Orangutan using pastels. We'll cover: 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches We'll be using different types of pastels during the painting process and I'll introduce you to the different painting surfaces and other useful materials and accessories to use...
'Palette Knife Portraits' with Mark Fennell
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'Palette Knife Portraits' with Mark Fennell
Oxfordshire - Next course on 14th October 2019
£195
Suitable for students with some oil painting experience and more advanced students. 'Palette Knife Portraits' – in Oil with Mark Fennell RBSA Learn how to paint bold expressive portraits with painting knives. Explore Knife painting techniques, laying the paint on thick to create a rich painting full of texture and energy. The day will start with a short demonstration followed by lots of one on one tuition to help you paint a powerful and convincing impasto portrait. What to Bring: A good photographic reference of a subject of your choice...
'Pet Portraits' in Pastels - Two Day Workshop with Cate Wetherall
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'Pet Portraits' in Pastels - Two Day Workshop with Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th November 2019
£195
Two day pet portrait course. Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
'Reindeer' Animal Sculpture with Liz Dixon
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'Reindeer' Animal Sculpture with Liz Dixon
Oxfordshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
£105
During the course, students will create an animal sculpture from recycled textiles & Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. We will cover a number of techniques including simple armature making, mixing air-drying clay, clay sculpting, wet dip textile sculpting, material selection, & mixing/dry brushing with pigments to add colour. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex. Examples of other projects that can be achieved using Powertex will be available to view during the course for inspiration. Materials List (approx £15 per student included in the...
Ceramic Chicken Workshop - with Jill Collier
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Ceramic Chicken Workshop - with Jill Collier
Oxfordshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£110
This Saturday workshop is suitable for all abilities and is based in our Oxfordshire studio. Working with clay is a fun and highly creative introduction to build on your artistic skills. Jill will guide you with step by step instructions on how to create your sculpture, starting with a single block of clay. You'll learn: Techniques including coiling, pinching, slabbing and how to create textures. Adding colours using slips to your finished piece. After the workshop Jill will transport all the pieces back to her studio for drying and firing,...
Charcoal unwrapped with Sarah Stokes - two day charcoal art workshop
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Charcoal unwrapped with Sarah Stokes - two day charcoal art workshop
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
£250
Find out how to render all creatures great and small in charcoal on this two day course in our studio set in the beautiful countryside of Oxfordshire. This course is appropriate for all levels of artists, from hobbyist to professionals. Workshop Outline: Obtaining the correct image to work from, with discussion as to sourcing images, copyright and making them "charcoal friendly" Composition Seeing light and dark and all the shades in between Layering techniques Qualities and characteristics of paper and types of charcoal Transferring images onto card Click through for...
Christmas Wreath Making with Amanda Thirlby
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Christmas Wreath Making with Amanda Thirlby
Oxfordshire - Next course on 13th December 2019
£50
We are delighted that the lovely florist Amanda Thirlby, Chelsea Flower Show medal winner and owner of Moss of Buckingham, will be running a Christmas wreath workshop on the 13th and 14th December at our studio. If you're interested in attending please reserve a place as soon as possible as places are limited!
Drawing wildlife with confidence - with Cate Wetherall
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Drawing wildlife with confidence - with Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th March 2020
£195
Drawing wildlife- with Cate Wetherall - two day course. Join me on this two day workshop and start to really enjoy the drawing process! Perfect for beginners or for anyone wishing to refresh and revive their drawing skills. Bring along a few wildlife photographs to work from. Workshop outline: The importance of observation Individual characteristics that make each species unique Establishing 'back to basics' techniques Size and proportion Using lines and shapes. Tones and values Detailing Click through for bookings or get in touch.
Figure Sculpture In a Day with Liz Dixon
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Figure Sculpture In a Day with Liz Dixon
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th October 2019
£105
During the course, students will create a Figure sculpture from recycled textiles & Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. Students will be able to chose a plaster head of their choice from a selection supplied by the tutor – European male/female, Masai or African. We will cover a number of techniques including simple armature making, material selection, textile sculpting (both dry wrapping & wet wrapping techniques) & mixing/dry brushing with pigments to add colour. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex. Examples of other projects...
Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
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Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th November 2019
£195
Take a different look at life! This beginners illustration workshop will give you great tips, techniques and advice on how to create your own expressive animal characters to use in children's picture books or create unique cards. Using photo references to create your own characters by simplifying details. How to sketch out character shapes, facial features, body features. Detailing, using clothing, environments. Using pastels to paint your characters.
Level 2 Sculpture - with Barry Davies
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Level 2 Sculpture - with Barry Davies
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£195
Modelling a Hominin (Paranthropus Robustus) In this inspiring and captivating workshop Barry will introduce you to the exciting world of sculpture! Modelling Paranthropus Robustus - early man and one of the Australopiths from the Pleistocene period. Robustus lived 2.5 - 2 million years ago. This two day course will consist of modelling in clay on a pre-made armature a life-size portrait bust of this hominid. Particular attention will be given to the construction of the ear. There will be a bronze bust made by Barry Davies to copy under his...
Making Watercolour Pop! with Sarah Stokes
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Making Watercolour Pop! with Sarah Stokes
Oxfordshire - Next course on 7th October 2019
£250
Find out how to make watercolours pop on this two day workshop in our studio set in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. If you're looking to take your artwork to the next level, this course is appropriate for all levels of artists, from hobbyists to professionals. Workshop Outline: Obtaining the correct image to work from, with discussion as to sourcing images, copyright and making them "painter friendly" Composition Seeing colour Layering techniques Qualities and characteristics of paper and paint Transferring images onto paper Loose vs tight brush work Splash work and...
Organic bread for beginners with Cate Wetherall
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Organic bread for beginners with Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£100
Make your own organic weekly loaves in this fun, relaxing class with Cate Wetherall Weekly Loaves | Pizza Base | Special Bakes Demo One To begin, we cover the basics – looking at the ingredients, learning the differences between flours and yeasts, and measuring and mixing a great bread dough. Practical Session One You’ll have a go at kneading your own dough, which you will leave to prove as we break for coffee. Practical Session Two You’ll learn to ‘knock back’ your dough, then make a pizza to cook for...
Painting & drawing on your ipad - two day course
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Painting & drawing on your ipad - two day course
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th December 2019
£195
Introduction to Painting with Sketchbook Pro on your iPad or tablet. In this two day beginners workshop you’ll learn how to use many of the fantastic features of this easy to use, beginner friendly, digital drawing and painting app. Downloading the App Sketching out your ideas on paper Importing your sketch into Sketchbook Pro Pen mode Gestures Layer Editor Tool bar Brush palettes Colours The Marking Menu Corner Tools Easy Techniques Using the Gallery We'll be creating a sketch on paper, importing it into SketchBook, painting and enhancing to produce...
Portraits in Oils with Mike Skidmore
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Portraits in Oils with Mike Skidmore
Oxfordshire - Next course on 6th November 2019
£195
How to paint a realistic portraits in oils using glaze and impasto techniques. A 2 day workshop - suitable for beginners and improvers What we will do in our time together We’ll be doing a pencil drawing directly onto the canvas, which we’ll ‘fix’ with a transparent coat of acrylic. Then we’ll paint a tonal picture in white and grey acrylic, as this ensures the underpainting dries quickly. Finally we’ll paint in oils, covering every aspect of the classical painting process. What you will learn A new way to use...
Portraits in Watercolour 2 day workshop with Stephie Butler
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Portraits in Watercolour 2 day workshop with Stephie Butler
Oxfordshire - Next course on 20th November 2019
£195
In this exciting two day, informative workshop I will show you how to paint portraits in watercolour, full of colour with an impressionistic feel. I will share how to portray feelings and emotions in your work making it unique. There will be a mixture of ongoing demonstrations and one-to-one attention, enabling everyone to work to the best of their own ability. You will be encouraged to develop your own style, to learn how to paint with Instinct alongside technique, to simplify drawings prior to painting to enable a looser style,...
Self portraiture in oils or acrylics - Mark Fennell RBSA
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Self portraiture in oils or acrylics - Mark Fennell RBSA
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th October 2019
£195
Mark’s two day workshop aims to help artists develop their paint and brush handling toward achieving a characterful, expressive and realistic self portrait in oils. He’ll begin the course with a quick demonstration, then you’ll have the opportunity to warm up with some loose studies before moving onto working up a finished self portrait. Mark is very hands on and you’ll get lots of one on one tuition throughout the course. All levels welcome from beginners with some painting experience to more advanced students. What to bring: Good high quality...