Online Workshops

It’s been great to start online workshops during lockdown, and lovely to meet new people who are now able to join us from far and wide!

So if you aren’t quite ready to come back to the studio or too far away. Join us for the fab workshops from home.


We are also pleased to announce our new online courses …


Gelli Printing 2 – zoom workshop

Sunday 4th October 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support  

 

Got a Gelli plate and don’t really know how to use it?  Or want to know how to make your own gelatine plate?
Gelatine plate printing is a form of mono printing – printing without using a press.  This session will introduce you to many ways of producing prints from your Gelli plate using rollers, masking, stencils and more.

 

 £20 Gelli Printing 2 – 4th October


Rust Dyeing – zoom workshop

Sunday 11th October 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

  

An easy, natural way to colour fabric.
This session will introduce you to a range of techniques to create effects on fabric using rusty items.

 

 £20 Rust Dyeing – 11th October


Paper Play 2 – zoom workshop

Saturday 7th November 10:00 – 12:30
£40 – includes zoom workshop, art pack  and tutor support

  

This is our second Paper Play session. Have fun with wax, oil pastel, gesso, gold foil, bleach and more.

After experimenting on a wide range of papers, your sample pieces will all be made into a beautiful concertina book – included in your kit box. The kit box contains enough paper, paint, metallic paint, wax, brusho and gesso for the zoom session and for many more hours of fun!

 

 £40 Paper Play 2 –  7th November


Online course – Make & fill your own sketchbook

 

An in depth, in your own time, 4 part, step-by-step guide of how to create and fill your own beautiful and very unique sketchbook, using a variety of making processes, experimental materials and alternative making methods.

Not date specific – do it at your own pace!

 


Click here for more information

 

 £10 Make your own sketchbook


Take a look at an example of an ‘Art Pack’ – included with some courses!

Our free online projects are all still available below.

There’s no deadline on any of them. Just pick one!


Online Project 1 – Postcard Project

Paint, draw, collage, print and maybe even sew into a postcard!

Create a postcard of something that makes you happy, a pet, spring flowers, pair of shoes, piece of cake …

 

email your postcards to pitchblue@outlook.com

View all the postcards in our virtual gallery


Online Project 2 – Egg or Stone painting.

Get creative and decorate eggs or stones to your heart’s content.

Decorate an egg or stone and photograph them on display!

Get the little ones to have a go!

 

email your decorated eggs/stones to pitchblue@outlook.com

We’ll be sharing all your eggs in our virtual gallery


Make yourself a viewfinder

Online Project 3 – magnify

Pause …  give yourself a little time to look around at unexpected sources.

Spectacular colour or a suprising image will emerge.

Whether you are in the garden, sorting out a cupboard or on a tea break, take time to organise your observations.

 

Using an A4 piece of paper, make your own viewfinder.

Magnify your subject … (as with a close up lens).

Using media of your choice scale your magnified image to A4 and …


email your ‘magnified’ artwork to pitchblue@outlook.com


We’ll be sharing them all in our virtual gallery


Online Project 4 – Transform paper

Alter the surface … manipulate it … engineer it!

Some words to get you started …

Tear, cut, slash, fold, scrunch, weave,
punch, pierce, sand, roll, weave, burn, layer.

Use any paper you have, plain, printed, textured.
Paint your paper, before  … or after!

Create different styles of image,
realistic, abstract, geometric, sculptural!

email your paper creations to pitchblue@outlook.com

We’ll be sharing them all in our virtual gallery