We get you outdoors and tutored by professional photographers genuinely excited about their specialisms. Our tutors not only coach you on the use of your camera functions, they help draw out your own individual style. Walks are fun, easy paced and perfect for people of all levels.
This course is designed to sharpen your observation skills and to introduce you to techniques, mediums. You will develop new ways of seeing and thinking to rigorously develop and draw out your natural abilities whether widely expressive or calculatingly cool!
So you have been painting in oils for a while and have not got beyond the starter kit. Whether you are a figurative or abstract painter this workshop is designed to expand your knowledge of mediums, glazes, varnishes and advanced oil painting techniques.
Appreciate nature whilst documenting or drawing inspiration from her form. We will start with measured drawing and lessons on tone. We are of course not expecting perfection but we will help you find your route in: whether widely expressive or insanely perfect.
Ceramics does not get much hotter than this! We will start the day with a some clay hand building to gently warm us into the clay mood. At mid-day we will then paint some pre-made ceramic bisque pieces ready for raku glaze firing in the afternoon!
Transform jam jars into magical lanterns using cut pieces of colored glass! During this workshop we will use a 7x6cm glass to ensure you complete and grout the piece within the time (the emphasis being on safety). We will show you how to cut glass, arrange and handle all the materials.
This workshop covers the creation of sculptures using waste packing or natural materials. The event will be lead by an environmental artist who will inspire you with a short presentation and offer hints & tips on creating works or joining materials.
With this workshop, we will be working from a model and expressing through clay. People of all abilities including newcomers welcome are welcome with the aim of creating something with a resemblance to the human figure, whether abstract or vaguely representative!
Whether tackling portrait for the first time or Leanardos reincarnate, this workshop can help you get ahead. We will teach some techniques in measured drawing but if it all goes adrift we will help celebrate your unique, emerging style.
This one-day course is pitched at beginners wishing to gain a firm grip of watercolour basics so that they can experiment and develop their skills at home.The course is suitable for those wishing to explore traditional or experimental watercolour skills.
During this 3 hour workshop, we will teacg you all about effective lino cut works of art or experimental patterns for card and textile design. We will cover the equipment and materials needed and how to avoid a trip to casualty. You will be gaining confidence in the first couple of test prints we will then get you onto fabrics, using specialist fabric inks, and design transfer onto a calico bag or a cotton tea towel.
Street photography has been around since the dawn of photographic history. In fact, some of the very first images ever recorded back in the mid 19th century were street photographs. If you ever go into a pub and are fascinated by the old photographs of local street scenes adorning the wall, then you are fascinated by at least one element of street photography.