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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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The Henley on Thames School of Art's Courses

£70
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th June 2019
For the passionate artist that wishes to develop their observational and applied techniques, advanced figure drawing will utilize a classical approach to the figure informing the drawing through an understanding of anatomy and use of tools. We will start with quick studies and then focus on a long pose. You are welcome to bring any drawing materials you enjoy using, or bring the supplies listed below. Suitable for intermediate and advanced students. Materials list Sketch...
£55
Oxfordshire - Next course on 16th July 2019
An evening introduction to lino printing - come explore, learn and play with this striking printmaking technique. Open to all abilities, you will be guided through the basics of lino printing, leaving the workshop brimming with lots of prints and ideas of how to utilise your new printmaking skill! All materials will be supplied, please wear clothes you don’t mind getting inky! Light refreshments will be provided.
£65
Oxfordshire - Next course on 2nd June 2019
Make your own hardbacked A6 landscape sketchbook or notebook from scratch. This is a traditional style of notebook with stiff covers and spine covered in fabric and your choice of white or coloured inside pages. We will start the day by trimming paper and card into the correct size for the book and nesting the trimmed sheets into ‘signatures’. The signatures will then by sewn together using traditional French link stitch, and the spine will...
£60
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
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...
£60
Oxfordshire - Next course on 21st July 2019
Did you know that on the 20th July it's the 50 year anniversary of the moon landing? To celebrate, why not make a beautiful moon jar vase? We will be making Moon Jars, influenced by the Korean Moon jar – an icon of Korean ceramics dating back to the mid 17th to mid 18th century. Typically made of porcelain, these large storage jars were called moon jars because of their shape and the milky white...
£65
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
Learn to draw like a painter Working directly from a portrait model, you will discover a more tonal approach to drawing. Following an introduction to the structure of the face, you will be encouraged to hone your own observational skills with the emphasis on drawing what you see. Opportunities to explore mark making with charcoal, conte and chalk will help you to develop your own visual language with which to create expressive portraits. What to...
£180
Oxfordshire
This 8 week course will be teaching you how to achieve more emotion in your work. Closely looking at how colour theory is used to create a desired mood. Learning how to see values and making them work for you. A real insight into the importance of structure, light, and pigments and how they affect each other. Play with oils and mediums. ​You will finish the course with a final piece along side a personal...
£70
Oxfordshire - Next course on 15th July 2019
For those lovers of old master drawings and the drama of light and shadow, we offer a workshop with chalks & charcoals. In this course, we will learn about - and experiment with – different charcoals and several types of paper, whilst paying attention to technique and lighting. Students will have the choice of working on a still life, or self-portrait. Suitable for all levels. Materials list Conté a Paris pencils: black, white, sanguine, sepia....
Oxfordshire
Dynamic and friendly artistic venue for art workshops in Henley on Thames. Jo Harris welcomes a wide range of creative tutors... get in touch to discuss your workshops! See our website for the current offering of lively and accessible workshops for children and adults. Refreshments available.
£55
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
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...
£70
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th June 2019
This one day workshop is designed for new and aspiring writers seeking inspiration and guidance on writing fiction. The course will provide writing exercises and advice on techniques and look at the different elements involved in creating stories, from character to plot, description and voice. Providing gentle feedback it will give budding writers the chance to explore their ideas and build the confidence to find their own creative voice. During the course of the workshop...
£85
Oxfordshire - Next course on 1st June 2019
An introduction to lino printing and mono printing - two classic printmaking techniques that produce fabulous striking, textural prints. No experience necessary, just the willingness to experiment and have fun! You’ll leave the day brimming with new ideas and knowledge of how to continue your printmaking journey at home. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting inky!
£60
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th May 2019
Hooking is all about texture and colour - it's a great way to make your own rugs, cushions, mats, bags and wall art. 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...
£180
Oxfordshire
Join an 8 week art class on Friday mornings in Henley on Thames. 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 of Art ​All levels welcome - be prepared to be hooked!
£75
Oxfordshire - Next course on 8th June 2019
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 its graphic qualities and colour palette. We use simple tools and each panel is built up gradually with every little piece playing its part....
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Pique Assiette translates as ‘Thief of Plates’ - this is the chance to use all those bits and pieces you’ve been collecting over the years: the pieces of china you dug up, the buttons you didn’t like to throw away, the shells and pebbles – whatever you can come up with! You’ll learn how to choose the correct adhesives and grouts, how to cut mosaic pieces to make different patterns and designs, and apply your...
£245
Oxfordshire
A 10 week guided course on Portrait Painting in oils working from both photographs and models 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 drawing basics, composition, tone, colour mixing and application of paint. Be...
£245
Oxfordshire
A 10 week guided course on Portrait Painting in oils working from both photographs and models. 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 drawing basics, composition, tone, colour mixing and application of paint. Be...
£65
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
Learn how to create a repeating pattern by hand using a simple but effective approach, then produce a lino-printing block in order to print your own unique fabrics. All materials, including fabric, will be provided. You will complete the day with a variety of exceptional, hand printed fabrics ready to be made into cushion covers, bags and more. Please bring with you: A sketchbook and pencil, ideas, images or pattern samples that you would like...
£180
Oxfordshire
Come and join the Sketchbook Revolution on Wednesday evenings with Sketchbook Club!! ​Over the course of 10 weeks we will be learning new techniques, how to use different materials and loads of clever, creative tricks and tips to help you build up a wonderful body of work in your sketchbook. Each week we will be getting stuck into a new project - using templates, copying and colouring to create beautiful drawings, that you can then...
£153
Oxfordshire
This is a weekly session starting: 25th April 2019 (Half Term: Thursday 30th May 2019) Last day of term: Thursday 4th July 2019 (NB this date may be affected by the Henley Regatta) This is a 10 week term 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 dissapointment ​...
£225
Oxfordshire
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 to bring out the very best drawings. Each week a different technique/subject matter will be covered with an...
£225
Oxfordshire
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 to bring out the very best drawings. Each week a different technique/subject matter will be covered with an...