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January 2015

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION – spring term

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week until February 10, 2015

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden During this enjoyable four week course you’ll be supported to produce beautiful botanical paintings from a range of natural specimens. Debbie Devauden’s expert tuition will guide you through each stage of the process, enabling you to develop patience and confidence, an eye for detail and the ability to draw a specimen accurately. In 2003, Debbie gained a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden and has exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists, London. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.   TUESDAYS,...
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Arts Courses from the University of Aberystwyth

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until March 25, 2015

The School of Education and Lifelong Learning will be delivering outreach, undergraduate level one, Art and Design courses on Wednesdays at Arts Alive Wales, run by artist and tutor, Tessa Waite. These courses are held in the Arts Alive Wales building but bookings are managed by the University of Aberystwyrth. The following courses are on offer from October:   Pastels: Figures and portraits Code: CF203 (January/February 2015) The course will focus on portraiture and the human figure, exploring how artists have developed this theme and how examples can be translated into contemporary practice. It will be useful to have previous experience...
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POTTERY – spring term

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week until March 27, 2015

Pottery with Martin Craddock Concentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. FRIDAYS, 2-5pm Spring term: 9th Janaury - 27th March (12 weeks) £168 for 6 weeks / £300 for 12 weeks Includes all materials, firing and access to specialist equipment. Scroll down the page to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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PORTFOLIO, taster workshop for 15-19 yr olds

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ART & POLITICS - with artist BELLA KERR Saturday 31st January, 10am-4pm Arts Alive Wales, Crickhowell. £10 per student - includes all materials. Please bring a packed lunch. In this workshop artist Bella Kerr will introduce students to contemporary and historical examples of the expression of political ideas in art, including artists’ manifestos. Students will be encouraged to explore their passions - art, politics, life, music - and to consider the role or responsibility of the artist in relation to the political or social issues of any period - most particularly our own. Scroll down to BOOK ONLINE or tel: 01873 811579...
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February 2015

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION – spring term

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week until February 10, 2015

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden During this enjoyable four week course you’ll be supported to produce beautiful botanical paintings from a range of natural specimens. Debbie Devauden’s expert tuition will guide you through each stage of the process, enabling you to develop patience and confidence, an eye for detail and the ability to draw a specimen accurately. In 2003, Debbie gained a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden and has exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists, London. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.   TUESDAYS,...
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CREATIVE WRITING for wellbeing – spring term

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week for 8 weeks

Creative Writing for Well-Being with Rebecca Loncraine In playful writing exercises we will explore creative writing as a supportive resource for our well-being. These gentle guided exercises can help us in:     • Coping with change • Boosting creativity • Decreasing stress and anxiety • Cultivating calm • Living mindfully • Building positive connections with others • Finding solace and peace in the every day   TUESDAYS,  2-4pm 20th January - 10th February (break for half term) 3rd - 24th March £4 per session / £16 for 4 weeks / £28 for 8 weeks All Welcome! These...
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Arts Courses from the University of Aberystwyth

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until March 25, 2015

The School of Education and Lifelong Learning will be delivering outreach, undergraduate level one, Art and Design courses on Wednesdays at Arts Alive Wales, run by artist and tutor, Tessa Waite. These courses are held in the Arts Alive Wales building but bookings are managed by the University of Aberystwyrth. The following courses are on offer from October:   Pastels: Figures and portraits Code: CF203 (January/February 2015) The course will focus on portraiture and the human figure, exploring how artists have developed this theme and how examples can be translated into contemporary practice. It will be useful to have previous experience...
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POTTERY – spring term

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 27, 2015

Pottery with Martin Craddock Concentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. FRIDAYS, 2-5pm Spring term: 9th Janaury - 27th March (12 weeks) £168 for 6 weeks / £300 for 12 weeks Includes all materials, firing and access to specialist equipment. Scroll down the page to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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CREATIVE WRITING – weekend workshop

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Creative Writing with Rebecca Loncraine 'Telling our own Stories' In this accessible and playful one-day workshop, writer Rebecca Loncraine will take  'The Hero's Journey' as inspiration and use ancient story archetypes to structure gentle and guided creative writing exercises. This creative writing workshop will enable participants to explore themselves and their stories afresh. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Saturday 7th February, 10am- 4pm £30 for the day Please bring a favourite notebook and pen or pencil.  Please bring a packed lunch. Scroll down to book a place or tel: 01874 811579 /...
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BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION – spring term

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until February 10, 2015

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden During this enjoyable four week course you’ll be supported to produce beautiful botanical paintings from a range of natural specimens. Debbie Devauden’s expert tuition will guide you through each stage of the process, enabling you to develop patience and confidence, an eye for detail and the ability to draw a specimen accurately. In 2003, Debbie gained a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden and has exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists, London. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.   TUESDAYS,...
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CREATIVE WRITING for wellbeing – spring term

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 8 weeks

Creative Writing for Well-Being with Rebecca Loncraine In playful writing exercises we will explore creative writing as a supportive resource for our well-being. These gentle guided exercises can help us in:     • Coping with change • Boosting creativity • Decreasing stress and anxiety • Cultivating calm • Living mindfully • Building positive connections with others • Finding solace and peace in the every day   TUESDAYS,  2-4pm 20th January - 10th February (break for half term) 3rd - 24th March £4 per session / £16 for 4 weeks / £28 for 8 weeks All Welcome! These...
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Arts Courses from the University of Aberystwyth

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 25, 2015

The School of Education and Lifelong Learning will be delivering outreach, undergraduate level one, Art and Design courses on Wednesdays at Arts Alive Wales, run by artist and tutor, Tessa Waite. These courses are held in the Arts Alive Wales building but bookings are managed by the University of Aberystwyrth. The following courses are on offer from October:   Pastels: Figures and portraits Code: CF203 (January/February 2015) The course will focus on portraiture and the human figure, exploring how artists have developed this theme and how examples can be translated into contemporary practice. It will be useful to have previous experience...
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POTTERY – spring term

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 27, 2015

Pottery with Martin Craddock Concentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. FRIDAYS, 2-5pm Spring term: 9th Janaury - 27th March (12 weeks) £168 for 6 weeks / £300 for 12 weeks Includes all materials, firing and access to specialist equipment. Scroll down the page to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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CABAN – drawing workshops for February half term

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day for 3 days

Inspiring drawing workshops during February half-term, supporting children and young people to experiment  with a range of materials and techniques. All workshops are delivered by professional artists and will be documented to create an online gallery. [gallery ids="9871,8393,8324,7985,7796,7421"] All workshops run from 10am-4pm at the Arts Alive Wales studio in Crickhowell. Age guides  - Monday 16th Feb:  7-11 year olds Tuesday 17th Feb:  11-15 year olds Wednesday 18th Feb:  15-19 year olds £12 per participant. All materials will be provided. Places are limited! Please bring a packed lunch. Consent forms will...
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CABAN – drawing workshops for February half term

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day for 3 days

Inspiring drawing workshops during February half-term, supporting children and young people to experiment  with a range of materials and techniques. All workshops are delivered by professional artists and will be documented to create an online gallery. [gallery ids="9871,8393,8324,7985,7796,7421"] All workshops run from 10am-4pm at the Arts Alive Wales studio in Crickhowell. Age guides  - Monday 16th Feb:  7-11 year olds Tuesday 17th Feb:  11-15 year olds Wednesday 18th Feb:  15-19 year olds £12 per participant. All materials will be provided. Places are limited! Please bring a packed lunch. Consent forms will...
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