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The Phoenix Studio

Contact Name: James Ort

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The Phoenix Studio
Chinnor Rd
Towersey, Near Thame
Oxfordshire
OX9 3QZ

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The Phoenix Studio's Courses

Clay Life Modelling Weekend with Karin Ort
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Clay Life Modelling Weekend with Karin Ort
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th November 2019
£170
Take a couple of days out from your normal life to create a figure in clay. We provide the model, tuition, clay, oh, and the perfect environment for total absorption! Taught by Karin Ort, she will take you through the whole process of creating the human form, getting your proportions right and preparing your model for firing. It can be as figurative or abstract as you like – the choice is yours – and Karin will help you create your artistic vision. Once finished the piece will be allowed to...
Clay portrait weekends with Karin Ort
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Clay portrait weekends with Karin Ort
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£170
Take a couple of days out from your normal life to create a portrait in clay. We provide the model, tuition, clay, oh, and the perfect environment for total absorption! Taught by Karin Ort, she will take you through the whole process creating a portrait from building your armature to preparing your model for firing. It can be as figurative or abstract as you like – the choice is yours – and Karin will help you create your artistic vision. Once finished the piece will be allowed to dry out...
Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort & Alison Pink
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Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort & Alison Pink
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th October 2019
£260
Spend two days learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. The course is taught by artists, James Ort and Alison Pink. They specialise in a form of contemporary clay modelling which pushes clay to its limits – it’s a fast, easy to learn technique which brings life, energy and grace to the...
Creative Monday drop in sessions
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Creative Monday drop in sessions
Oxfordshire
£15
Do you dream of being more artistic? Of finding time in your busy life to scratch that creative itch? Even the best laid plans to use your days wisely can be thwarted. The washing needs hanging, you get an unexpected visitor who needs tea, the spare room isn’t set up for art! Why not come and create in a nice, relaxed environment? It’s simple – bring the art work of your choice, share the space with others and spend the day creating. Whether you want to sculpt, roll, knit or...
Drawing with Jake Spicer
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Drawing with Jake Spicer
Oxfordshire
£180
Immense satisfaction, joy and fulfilment can come from drawing. Even if it isn’t your artistic medium of choice, the act of regularly putting pencil to paper can enhance many aspects of your creative pursuits. And yet, many people don’t draw because self-doubt tells them they can’t. This is such a waste! It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jake Spicer to the studio for a weekend dedicated to drawing the human form. So come, be taken under the wing of one of the UK’s most accomplished drawing tutors. Whether...
Etching with Liam biswell
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Etching with Liam biswell
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£170
We want to see your etchings! On this course you will explore one etching technique per day – drypoint and photographic. Ultimately you will come away with numerous, unique, high quality prints that you can be proud of! Taught and guided by professional artist and tutor Liam Biswell, come be transported into a medium that is fun and immediately rewarding! You will learn: How to select suitable images and reference materials. How to drypoint etch your design onto a plate. How to transfer your chosen photograph images onto photopolymer plates...
Freestyle stitching with Harriet Riddell
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Freestyle stitching with Harriet Riddell
Oxfordshire - Next course on 14th December 2019
£170
A stitch in line can be mighty fine! And for truly joyous and utterly charming examples of stitching then look no further than the artwork of Harriet Riddell (aka InStitchYou). Delightfully combining portraiture with the sewing machine, Harriet creates unique pieces of art that lovingly capture the essence and soul of their subject. Normally found stitching her way around the world on a peddle-powered sewing machine, we have persuaded her to come to the studio to teach a few lucky students how to stitch this curious world onto canvas. This...
Screenprinting Weekend with Liam Biswell
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Screenprinting Weekend with Liam Biswell
Oxfordshire
£170
Over the course of two days you will learn all about the fun process of screen printing. Taught and guided by Liam Biswell, you will create colourful, finished prints you can be proud of! This weekend course includes: -You’ll get step by step guidance from Liam throughout the sessions -With visual presentation and demonstrations to inspire -A relaxed, informal learning atmosphere and a community of fellow artists and crafters to share the learning experience with -Relaxed & attentive one-to-one guidance for every student You will learn: -How to select suitable...
The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
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The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
Oxfordshire
£40
The Drawing Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to even better than last year! We are delighted to announce that the Drawing Circus will be returning to Towersey! The troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers will be putting on another wonderfully spectacular and innovative event that is not to be missed! There will be myth themed costumes, Alice in Wonderland outfits and lots more! We will be hosting at least 8 fabulous life models for you to capture on paper on canvas who will...
Wire & Mixed Media Sculpture Courses with James Ort
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Wire & Mixed Media Sculpture Courses with James Ort
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th November 2019
£180
Come and get wired one weekend! Learn how to use wire and other materials to make the sculpture of your choice – the only limit is your imagination. This course is perfect for releasing the creativity that we all have inside ourselves, regardless of your ability or experience. And the best part is that wire is so accessible you can carry on doing it at home with minimal expense. Join James Ort for this inspiring and practical course that will teach you free-form wire sculpture techniques to bring your own...