Studio Workshops


Weekly classes exploring a variety of different creative skills and crafts. In a relaxed and friendly social atmosphere.


May

Monoprinting – half day workshop

Saturday 8th May 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

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.

 £35 Monoprinting –  8th May

 


June

No Brush Painting – half day workshop

Saturday 12th June 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

An exciting afternoon of experimental painting. This workshop will build your  painting and colour mixing skills and will also allow you to experiment and embrace the process, letting go of working towards an outcome and enjoy the journey.

 £35 no Brush Painting 12th June

 


July

Fabric Flowers – half day workshop

Saturday 10th July 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

On this relaxing afternoon workshop create your own fabulous bouquet of fabric flowers. Choose from a range of beautiful fabrics, a colour pallet to suit your home or an occasion. 

 £35 Fabric Flowers 10th July

 


August

Colour Mixing – half day workshop

Saturday 7th August 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

On this workshop you will guide you through paint mixing exercises which will help you create, with a small selection of paints, a wide range of colours. The workshop will include demonstrations, as well as group and individual instruction. It is useful for both beginning and intermediate painters. 

 £35 Colour Mixing 7th August

 


September

Machine Embroidery – half day workshop

Saturday 4th September 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

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!

 £35 Machine Embroidery 4th September

 


Painting and Drawing with Diana Ali – full day workshop

Sunday 19th September 10am – 4pm
£75 – includes all materials, lunch and refreshments 

Diana Ali is a Visual Artist, Independent Curator, Lecturer, Workshop leader and Creative Mentor. You may also have seen her on TV as Mentor on BBC Big Painting Challenge, BBC4 Life Drawing Live and as art expert on Channel 5s Drawers off. 

This workshop at Pitchblue is a great opportunity to develop your painting and drawing skills and produce some original and exciting work under the guidance of a creative mentor.

£75 Painting and Drawing with Diana Ali 19 September

 

October

Paper Engineering – half day workshop

Saturday 9th October 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments 

Be creative with paper, the possibilities are truly limitless! You will be introduced to various folding and manipulation techniques to create exciting, texture, pattern, form and structure. With opportunity to practise and produce a number of pieces that will provide you with a good working knowledge of the materials and techniques required to enable you to continue to develop your paper engineering skills.

 £35 Paper Engineering 9th October

 


November

Printing for Christmas – half day workshop

Saturday 13th November 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments (mince pies and mulled wine!)

It’s never too early to start preparing for Christmas! Design and hand-print your own cards, wrapping paper and tags using our old printing press.
A guided workshop for you to make and print your own designs to create a bespoke handmade Christmas range.

 £35 Printing for Christmas 13th November

 


December

Felt Christmas Ornaments – half day workshop

Saturday 11th December 1:30 – 4
£35 – includes all materials and refreshments (mince pies and mulled wine!)

Spend a relaxed afternoon in good company slow stitching and create your own unique decorations to hang from your tree.

 £35 Felt Christmas Ornaments 11th December

 



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


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.