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 2021 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


JANUARY
Drawing and Mark Making – zoom workshop

Saturday 30th January 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 Drawing and Mark Making –  30th January


FEBRUARY

Monoprinting – zoom workshop

Saturday 13th February 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 –  13th February

 £20 Monoprinting Kit 


MARCH

Collage – Found Image – zoom workshop

Saturday 13th March 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop and tutor support

Explore mixed-media collage techniques and composition using drawing, painting and collage. Develop personal themes and experiment with materials, processes and image making.

 

 £20 Collage Found Image –  13th March


 

APRIL

Paper Play – zoom workshop

Saturday 10th April 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£17) 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 –  10th April

 £17 Paper Play Kit 


 

MAY

Pochoir Printing – zoom workshop

Saturday 8th May 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 –  8th May

 £20 Pochoir Printing Kit 


JUNE

Eco Printing – zoom workshop

Saturday 12th June 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 Eco Printing –  12th June

 £20 Eco Printing Kit 


JULY

Mixed Media, Concertina Sketchbooks – zoom workshop

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

Making your own sketchbook is a great skill to learn and develop. Concertina sketchbooks takes sketchbooks to a whole new level and the possibilities are endless!

 

 £20 Concertina Sketchbooks –  10th July

 £15 Concertina Sketchbook Kit 


AUGUST

Screen Printing at Home – zoom workshop

Saturday 7th August 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£20) 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 screen printing at home. Using your own drawing make hand cut stencils and learn how to transform your design into a 1-3 colour screen print. Screen printing onto a range of papers.

 

 £20 Screen Printing –  8th August

 £20 Screen Printing Kit 


SEPTEMBER

Rust Dyeing – zoom workshop

Saturday 4th September 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£18) and tutor support

Using an experimental approach and found metal we will explore the exciting possibilities of using rust as a colouring and printing agent. We will experiment with a range of methods for transferring marks onto paper and fabric, discovering the possibilities of a range of objects and producing a series of unique prints and marks.

 £20 Rust Dyeing –  4th September

 £18 Rust Dyeing Kit 


OCTOBER

Store Cupboard Dyes – zoom workshop

Saturday 9th October 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£15) and tutor support

There is something very satisfying about producing colour, and doing so without leaving your home! Using scraps of fabric, paper and items you have in the store cupboard! 

Experimenting with colour can also be a source of inspiration, the palette produced can be used to create a journal of colour inspiration.

 

 £20 Store Cupboard Dyes –  9th October

 £15 Store Cupboard Dye Kit 


 

NOVEMBER

Lino Printing – zoom workshop

Saturday 13th November 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£26) and tutor support

This zoom workshop is a great way to get creative with Lino printing! Gather your own ideas, photographs and images and receive advice and support with your design ideas. Suitable as a refresher course or for absolute beginners (and those who say they can’t draw!), you will produce a series of original Lino prints.

 £20 Lino Printing –  13th November

 £26 Lino Printing Kit 


DECEMBER

Wreath Making – zoom workshop

Saturday 11th December 10:00 – 12:30
£20 – includes zoom workshop, optional art pack (£19) and tutor support

Christmas wreaths aren’t just for the front door! Natural, crafted wreaths are a great way to make your home feel festive, cut down on plastic and bring and bring the outdoors in!

 £20 Wreath Making –  11th December

 £19 Wreath Making Kit 


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