Workshops

Courses are available as short courses, weekly clubs,
weekend retreats, evening classes, half day,
full day, weekend and week long workshops.

We provide one-to-one tuition as well as groups both big and small

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Workshops

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September

 

Thursday 20th September – Experimental Drawing & Expressive Painting – with Diana Ali from BBC The Big Painting Challenge

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Come and join Diana at pitchblue and experience a day full of painting and drawing.

 

 

 

 

 £60 Experimental Drawing & Expressive Painting

 

 

Saturday 22nd September – Screen Printing with Little Canyon Printworks

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Fantastic opportunity to learn how to screen print on our Screen Printing workshop with Little Canyon Printworks.

This workshop is perfect For beginners or those with some experience who would like to learn about the screen printing processes and techniques, this course will give you the skills from producing a screen to printing on a selection of surfaces and enable you to continue to develop and produce your own fabulous prints at home. Suitable for beginners or those with previous experience.

 

£60 screen printing

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Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September – Paper Play Days

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 per day or £110 both days

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Create stunning visual effects on paper using layers of ink, dyes, paints, wax and gilding through processes including manipulation, resist, print and stencilling.

An opportunity to “play” with a wide range of media to produce papers for art journaling, as inspiration or designs for practical work or to simply frame as art work. Make samples or a piece of artwork to take away.

 

£60 Saturday Paper play

£60 Sunday Paper play

£110 both days Paper play

 

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October

 

Every Friday in October we are running a series of half day print workshops “Printober” each one focusing on different print technique/s. All workshops as suitable for beginners or those with previous experience.

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day or all four £125

Friday 5th October – Mono Printing

Mono printing is a great form of printmaking for beginners and seasoned practitioners – accessible and immediate you will produce prints easily once shown how.

 £35 mono printing

Friday 12th October – Collographs and Intaglio Printing

Intaglio and Collograph printing has exciting results obtained from easy to prepare plates with no chemicals.  You will be shown how to make you own printing plate, how to add colour and collage elements to your print. Several finished prints and your plates will be yours to take home.

 £35 intaglio and collograph

Friday 19th October – Lino Printing

Produce several lino prints adding colour & collage, you will be guided through the process, given inspirational ideas and support to design and cut your own lino pattern and print to take home. Everything taught can be repeated at home so get ready to be inspired!

 £35 lino printing

Friday 26th October – Pochoir Printing

Pochoir (French for stencil) is technique which involves cutting a paper stencil with sharp blades and using the stencil to create exciting, original prints. Come along and learn more about this exciting technique.

 £35 pochoir printing

 £125 printober

 

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Saturday 13th October – Back by popular demand! Die Cutting with Jackie Coyne

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Using Sizzix die cutters and Jackie’s vast selection of dies and papers, you can create your own individual pocket journal to take home.

Suitable for beginners or those with previous experience.

 

 £60 Die Cutting Workshop

 

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November

Saturday 10th November – Machine Embroidery 

10.00am – 1pm £35 half day

Learn how to set up your sewing machine for free machine embroidery and develop your skills to make a picture or stitched piece.

You will learn how to draw with your sewing machine and to create beautiful, exotic textures and pattern samples to take home. A sewing machine can do so much more than stitch seams!

All materials and lunch included!

Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.

 

 £35 machine embroidery

 

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Friday 23rd November – Lino print your own Christmas Cards

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 per day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Design and hand-print your own cards using our old printing press.
A guided workshop for you to make and print your own design, and learn about print making.

 

 

 

 

 £60 Lino Print Christmas Cards

 

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December

 

Saturday 1st December – Christmas Crafts

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day

If you’d like a homemade Christmas join our Christmas craft workshops. Create beautiful decorations to take home, while enjoying a mince pie and glass of mulled wine!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 £35 Christmas crafts

 

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Saturday 15th December – Christmas Natural Wreaths

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day

Tradition is at the heart of our crafty Christmas workshops and what better way to relive old Christmas customs than by making your very own wreath.

Mince pie and glass of mulled wine included in the price.

 

 

 

 

 £35 Christmas natural wreaths

 

 

 

More Workshops coming soon …  send us your details and we’ll keep you informed

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We also offer bespoke workshops and parties for groups, hen dos, children’s parties etc.
One-to-One tuition available for all art and design subjects and levels from qualified and experienced tutors with excellent knowledge of both GCSE and A level qualifications.

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