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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

£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 11th May 2019
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...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd March 2019
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...
£260
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th March 2019
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 –...
£15
Oxfordshire
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...
£180
Oxfordshire
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,...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd November 2019
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...
£225
Oxfordshire
Spend three glorious summer days exploring three fabulous printmaking techniques, in one stunning art studio and natural surroundings! Taught by professional artist and tutor Liam Biswell, you will delve into the world of dry-point etching, monoprints and screenprinting. During this inspiring course, you will learn: - How to select suitable images and reference materials - The key principles dry point etching – how to get stunning images and add extra dimensions with additional colours and...
£40
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
On the 29/30th June 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! So...
£165
Oxfordshire - Next course on 10th August 2019
Spend a lively weekend painting from a clothed model, exploring the drama and colour of pattern as a backdrop to a portrait. Suitable for beginners and those who wish to bring energy into their portraits. The course is taught by award winning artist Oliver Bedeman, who brings his strong colour sense and narrative to the historic canon of portraiture. Over the two days you will be given demonstrations in how to construct a picture, the...
£180
Oxfordshire - Next course on 3rd April 2019
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...