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The Henley on Thames School of Art

Contact Name: Jo Harris

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30c Hart Street
Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 2AU

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3D paper cutting & card making with Christine Green at the Henley on Thames School of Art
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3D paper cutting & card making with Christine Green at the Henley on Thames School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£65
In case you haven't noticed, paper cutting is the craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. Of course it's actually been around for a very long time and has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China (via Poland), from Matisse to Rob Ryan (via Lotte Reiniger!). Join Christine for this wonderful day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low cost craft. Be inspired by Polish paper cuts, Haitian metal cut outs and wooden fret...
An introduction to creative writing (Thursday daytime) with Laura Healy - 8 week course, at the Henley School of Art
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An introduction to creative writing (Thursday daytime) with Laura Healy - 8 week course, at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 3rd October 2019
£160
Autumn Term Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). ​Thursday mornings: 10.30 - 12.30pm ​ An 8 week guided, Creative Writing Course ​ This is a course that's designed for new & aspiring writers who are seeking inspiration or even guidance on getting started. Over the eight weeks, this course teaches you to look at both poetry & fiction, as well as guiding you to think about all the crucial elements needed...
An introduction to creative writing, an 8 week course with Laura Healy (Monday evenings), at the Henley School of Art
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An introduction to creative writing, an 8 week course with Laura Healy (Monday evenings), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th September 2019
£160
Autumn Term ​ Monday evenings: 7.30pm - 9.30pm Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). ​ An 8 week guided, Creative Writing Course ​ This course is designed for new and aspiring writers seeking inspiration and guidance on getting started. Over the course of eight weeks, we will look at both poetry and fiction and think about the elements required to write creatively. Providing gentle feedback, each class will give budding writers...
An introduction to jewellery making: silver pendant with Machi De Waard at the Henley School of Art
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An introduction to jewellery making: silver pendant with Machi De Waard at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire
£85
Learn how to make your very own silver pendant! No experience or artistic skills are necessary. Classes are for beginners. The course provides a range of hand tools and access to equipment. You will be introduced to the tools and given full instruction on their use. Bring an apron if you wish, but everything else will be provided, including the silver for your projects! You will learn: How to saw, form, solder, texture, file, sand and polish metal Make a silver pendant Wear your finished pendant you made by the...
An introduction to punch needle embroidery & rug hooking with Kelly Wright at the Henley School of Art
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An introduction to punch needle embroidery & rug hooking with Kelly Wright at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th September 2019
£60
Hooking is all about texture and colour - it's a great way to make your own rugs, cushions, mats, bags and wall art. It is easy to pick up (and very hard to put back down again!), so learning the basics properly is both fun and useful! In this workshop I will get you off to a perfect start by giving you the lowdown on tools, materials and basic stitches. You will have the opportunity to try out different needles and yarns, stretch different types of cloth and try your...
Beginner digital SLR photography workshop with Kathryn Fell at the Henley School of Art
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Beginner digital SLR photography workshop with Kathryn Fell at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
£70
Beginner Digital SLR Photography Workshop with Kathryn Fell ​ Have you just purchased a Digital SLR but you’re not sure how to use all the functionality? Or have you owned one for a while and want to stop photographing on Auto? This course covers the fundamentals of photography such as: ​ Understanding your camera settings Lighting Composition How to achieve depth of field (that blurry affect) Tips on photographing children, pets, groups and landscapes ​ What do you need to bring with you? ​ -Your Digital SLR camera -Any lenses...
Calligraphy & Prosecco, a workshop for beginners, with Lou Ralphs, at the Henley School of Art
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Calligraphy & Prosecco, a workshop for beginners, with Lou Ralphs, at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 11th October 2019
£50
Would you like to learn how to write beautifully using a nib and ink? Would you like to do that whilst sipping Prosecco? Join Louise Ralphs from LouPaper Calligraphy for this wonderful workshop, where you'll learn the art of modern calligraphy, using a nib and ink, mastering the basic strokes and practicing letterforms. This class is designed for complete beginners, starting with shapes and strokes, then moving on to letterforms and by the end of the class joining up letters. The cost includes your very own calligraphy starter kit (worth...
Candle-making with Ruth Martin from Cucumberwood Candles, (Sept), at the Henley School of Art
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Candle-making with Ruth Martin from Cucumberwood Candles, (Sept), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th November 2019
£45
On this candle-making workshop you will be making 2 x 90g and 1 x 180g tin container candles. You will be hands-on in the whole process of candle making, from melting the wax and adding the essential oils (from a selection of my blends), to preparing the containers, pouring and labelling. I’ll share my knowledge about essential oils and lots of hints and tips. It’s a fun and relaxing session, you can’t make candles quickly - the wax melts at its own pace, and as the candles set we get...
Ceramics - the teapot challenge workshop with Debbie Page at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
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Ceramics - the teapot challenge workshop with Debbie Page at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire - Next course on 20th October 2019
£60
The Teapot Challenge is back due to popular demand!! ​ The whole idea of this fun workshop is to make a fully functional teapot in 2.5 hours - all in the lovely surroundings of the Henley School of Art, come along and try the Challenge! We will be making the Teapots by rolling out pieces of clay (called slabs) and then using a template cutting out the correct shape and forming the teapot. We will then add the spout and handle and lid. And voilà – The Teapot! The workshops...
Ceramics - Woodland Vase Workshop with Debbie Page - Henley on Thames
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Ceramics - Woodland Vase Workshop with Debbie Page - Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
£50
These charming vases are based on the Japanese Water Pail or Miso Baketsu. During this workshop I will show you how to make your vase using slabs of clay and card formers. You will be able to decorate your pail with an underglaze colour of your choice as well as foraged and found wood to really give your vase it's own unique character. All materials, glazing and firing included. Finished pieces will be returned to you in approximately 3 weeks after the workshop.
Christmas candle-making in jam jars with Ruth Martin from Cucumberwood Candles at the Henley School of Art
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Christmas candle-making in jam jars with Ruth Martin from Cucumberwood Candles at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th November 2019
£45
Christmas Candle-Making in Jam Jars with Ruth Martin from Cucumberwood Candles On this candle-making workshop you will be making 2 x 90g and 6 x mini 28g Orange & Cinnamon scented jam jar candles. You will be hands-on in the whole process of candle making, from melting the wax and adding the essential oils (you can do all of them in the winter blend of Orange & Cinnamon, but also choose from my other blends if you would like to), to preparing the containers, pouring and labelling. I’ll share my...
Friday nights: Prosecco & arm knitting with Sophie Hale/A Boat Full of Wool at the Henley School of Art
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Friday nights: Prosecco & arm knitting with Sophie Hale/A Boat Full of Wool at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th October 2019
£80
Beginners' arm-knitting: Knit a throw workshop with Sophie Hale of A Boat Full of Wool Run out of fun things to do in Henley on a Friday night? Why not have a glass or two of Prosecco at the Studio and learn how to knit an on-trend arm knitted throw using gorgeous soft chunky yarn and just your arms! Style up your home with your newly arm knitted throw which is perfect for any interior, great to snuggle under on the sofa or a lovely present for a loved one!...
Kitchen Table Print Making with Cath Baldwin, at the Henley School of Art
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Kitchen Table Print Making with Cath Baldwin, at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire
£65
All the fun of printmaking without the need for lots of expensive equipment…come and try out lino cutting, mono printing and other methods, making use of things you would find in an average kitchen. Create some quirky, printed images using collage, recycling and a wooden spoon! All materials will be provided by the tutor, you just need to bring some ideas… You will finish the day with a variety of unique printed images, and lots of knowledge as to how to carry on printmaking independently. Please bring with you: A...
Learn to draw for beginners, a 10 week course with Sue Tilbury (Friday mornings), at the Henley School of Art
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Learn to draw for beginners, a 10 week course with Sue Tilbury (Friday mornings), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th September 2019
£225
Join a 10 week art class on Friday mornings in Henley on Thames. Please note: there will be no class during half term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). Improve your drawing skills and explore the importance of composition, proportions, light and shade and so much more... ​Classes will focus on drawing using pencils and charcoal, experimenting with texture, colour and blending and building on the basic concepts of drawing. ​Held in the beautiful, relaxed surroundings of the Henley School...
Lino print Christmas card making, with Ceira Crainer at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
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Lino print Christmas card making, with Ceira Crainer at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
£55
Lino Print Christmas Card Making, with Ceira Crainer Join us for a festive filled Lino Printing Workshop! Learn how to lino print your own Christmas card, no experience necessary just a willingness to experiment and have fun! All materials will be supplied, you will leave the morning with hand printed cards and many other experimental prints. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting inky! Age 17+ (no exceptions - for more information on our Young Adult courses, please visit The Henley School of Art website) Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable....
Make a unique wildlife mosaic panel with Fiona Gurney (A Box of Frogs) at the Henley School of Art
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Make a unique wildlife mosaic panel with Fiona Gurney (A Box of Frogs) at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 10th November 2019
£75
Make a Unique, Wildlife Mosaic Panel with Fiona Gurney (Box of Frogs) We will be using the pattern and colour of damaged, chipped and broken china to make freestanding panels featuring animal and birds. They could include small details like flower blossoms, leaves and lettering - anything that adds to the story. The china is mainly British and from the 1960/70s, sourced for it's graphic qualities and colour palette, we use simple tools and each panel is built up gradually with every little piece playing it’s part. The workshop will...
Mosaics​: a weekend workshop with Roz Wates at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
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Mosaics​: a weekend workshop with Roz Wates at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£170
Mosaics​: a weekend workshop with Roz Wates Discover how to design and make a mosaic with an experienced tutor in an informal and friendly setting. You’ll learn how to cut and arrange the tesserae, and how to grout and complete the mosaic. If you have some experience, bring along a project or try a new technique! Basic materials: £10 - £35 payable on the day. (Students may wish to bring their own materials, although everything needed to create a small mosaic (including glass and ceramic tesserae) will be available during...
Oil painting for beginners & improvers with Sue Tilbury (Wednesday afternoons), at the Henley School of Art
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Oil painting for beginners & improvers with Sue Tilbury (Wednesday afternoons), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th September 2019
£260
Portrait Painting in Oils: a 10 week Course With Sue Tilbury ​ Please note: there will be no class during half term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). Wednesday afternoons: 1.30pm - 4.00pm ​ This course provides an opportunity to gain an understanding into the wonderful world of oil paint. It will include learning to paint different subjects across a range from portraits to still life to landscapes.We will learn about colour theory, colour mixing, application of paint and mark...
Portrait painting in oils, a 10 week course with Sue Tilbury (Tuesday afternoons), at the Henley School of Art
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Portrait painting in oils, a 10 week course with Sue Tilbury (Tuesday afternoons), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 24th September 2019
£245
A 10 week guided course on portrait painting in oils, working from both photographs and models. Please note: there will be no class in half term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). The course is designed for beginners & intermediate levels or simply as a kickstart for artists who want to try a new discipline or medium or for those who'd like to dip a toe into the water of portraiture... Over the 10 weeks, we will be exploring through...
Portraits, capturing character in oils/acrylics (live model) with Mark Fennell at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
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Portraits, capturing character in oils/acrylics (live model) with Mark Fennell at the Henley School of Art, Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire - Next course on 6th October 2019
£90
An inspiring painting day course for beginners or intermediate levels, if you are looking to try a portrait for the first time or improve your portrait painting skills. Mark will demonstrate and guide you through his well structured approach to painting a portrait, breaking it down into easy to follow steps that will cover everything from the colour palette and mixing skin tones to working tonally developing the structure of the head and creating a good likeness. This workshop is suitable for the beginner or intermediate levels. What you need...
Thursday evenings unguided life drawing sessions (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
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Thursday evenings unguided life drawing sessions (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th September 2019
£153
Thursday evening unguided life drawing with Jo Harris - all levels welcome. This is a 10 week term. Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). 7.00pm - 9.15pm ​ Subscriptions for the 10 week term are: £153 (a saving of £17) ​ Subscription places sell out very quickly, as there are only 7 available, please book early to avoid disappointment ​ Drop in's are very welcome - £17 per drop in. ​...
Tuesday evening life drawing classes with Jo Harris: beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
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Tuesday evening life drawing classes with Jo Harris: beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 24th September 2019
£225
Autumn Term - a 10 week course ​ Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). These lively classes are designed to be a fun way to get into or even back into the practice of drawing from life - one of the fundamental cornerstones of all artistic practice. Jo incorporates exercises, techniques and methods that have been used for 100's of years but in an environment of fun and in classes designed...
Wednesday morning life drawing classes with Jo Harris - beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
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Wednesday morning life drawing classes with Jo Harris - beginners & intermediate level (a 10 week course), at the Henley School of Art
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th September 2019
£225
Autumn term - A 10 Week Course ​ Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). These lively classes are designed to be a fun way to get into or even back into the practice of drawing from life - one of the fundamental cornerstones of all artistic practice. Jo incorporates exercises, techniques and methods that have been used for 100's of years but in an environment of fun and in classes designed...