Online Workshops

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


We are also pleased to announce our 2022 MONTHLY online workshops …


ANYTIME!  … Self contained project!

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!

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 £15 Make your own sketchbook


February

Make your own Sketchbooks – zoom workshop

Saturday 5th February 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£15) and tutor support

Making your own bespoke sketchbook is a great skill to learn and develop. Choose your own colours, papers and size! It’s always so much better to work into a book you have designed and made yourself. 

 

 £20 Make your own Sketchbook –  5th February

 £15 Make your own Sketchbook Kit 

March
Mark Making and Experimental Drawing – zoom workshop

Saturday 5th March 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

We will work through simple exercises that will introduce you to new ways of looking at and drawing individual objects and still life. You will be introduced to techniques and experimental processes to enable you to develop a more personal or meaningful interpretation of your subject matter.

 £20 Mark Making and Experimental Drawing –  5th March


April
Paper Play – zoom workshop

Saturday 2nd April 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

A chance to play and create beautiful papers to use in mixed media and college projects. Learn and experiment with creative mark making, imaginative use of materials and media and lots of ideas to develop fabulous patterns and textures.

 £20 Paper Play –  2nd April

June

Monoprinting – zoom workshop

Saturday 4th June 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£20) and tutor support

Monoprinting creates a single, unique image. The beauty of this technique lies in its  accessible form that requires a minimum of technical application and materials, spontaneity and its allowance for combinations of printmaking, painting and mark making.

 £20 Monoprinting –  4th June

 £20 Monoprinting Kit 


July

Contemporary Watercolour – zoom workshop

Saturday 2nd July 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

Explore the full potential of painting with watercolour to produce dynamic and colourful designs, patterns and images. Develop personal themes and experiment with materials, processes and image making.

 

 £20 Contemporary Watercolour – 2nd July


 

August

Stitched Mixed Media – zoom workshop

Saturday 6th August 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

On this workshop you will create your own mixed media papers using a variety of techniques. These will include collage, painting papers, stencilling and stamping. These papers will be great to use in all sorts of projects, like collages and sketchbooks. 

 £20 paper play –  6th August

 £17 Paper Play Kit 


 

September

Acrylics – zoom workshop

Saturday 3rd September 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£15) and tutor support

On this half day workshop you will learn everything you need to know to build confidence and get started with acrylics. Working from still life you will be guided through each stage including drawing, brush handling, colour mixing and balancing, and composition.

 £20 Acrylics – 3rd September

 £15 Acrylics Kit

 


October 

Pochoir Printing – zoom workshop

Saturday 1st October 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£20) and tutor support

‘Pochoir’ is French for stencil. In the 20th century pochoir printmaking was made famous in France by Picasso and Matisse. The French term Pochoir now defines this specific artists’ technique. On this workshop you will make your own stencils to layer and create shapes to make prints. Collect your ideas, drawings and photographs to have ready for the workshop. You can also use pre-made, or hand-cut stencils. This workshop is for complete beginners or those who want to experiment with something different for image making.

 £20 Pochoir Printing –  1st October

 £20 Pochoir Printing Kit 

 


November

Stencils and Masks – zoom workshop

Saturday 19th November 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£20) and tutor support

Learn techniques you need to produce beautiful clear and vivid prints from botanical materials. This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners, but will also be relevant to improvers, especially those who are hoping to achieve clearer prints, richer colours, and greater technical knowledge. You will need to gather your own natural materials.

 £20 Stencils and Masks –  19th November

 £20 Stencils and Masks Kit

 


December

Printing with found Objects- zoom workshop

Saturday 3rd December 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

Have you always wanted to make your own prints but didn’t know where to start? 
Explore with us and learn the basics of printing at home using what you have to hand. Learn how to transform your patterns into fabulous designs.

 

 £20 Printing with Found Objects – 3rd December

 


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