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February 2016

SATURDAY LIFE DRAWING – spring term

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 19, 2016
life drawing summer school

Saturday Life Drawing with Tony Tribe A monthly class concerned with the importance of observation of the human figure. You will work directly from the life model with artist, Tony Tribe, on hand to provide individual guidance. The course will equip you with the technical and perceptual skills to competently render the human figure.   Each session will feature a long pose of two or three hours’ length, although shorter poses are always incorporated into the day. Students will be introduced to key areas of life drawing – measuring, proportion, anatomy, line, tone and mass. Suitable for all abilities. Book early! Please bring...
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£120.00 - £220.00

BASKET MAKING – spring term

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 25, 2016
Basket Making

Basket Making with Mary Zammit Artisan Basket Maker and Willow Craftswoman, Mary Zammit, will introduce you to the skills and techniques of this ancient craft. Using locally grown willow you’ll learn how to design and construct your own basket from scratch. You’ll need a sharp pocket knife, secateurs and a medium flat-headed screw driver. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.   MONDAYS, 10am – 2:30pm 22nd Feb - 14th Mar (break for Easter) 4th - 25th April £120 for 4 weeks / £220 for 8 weeks Includes basic materials. Additional materials for a larger or more ambitious basket can be purchased...
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£80.00

LIFE DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 15, 2016
life drawing

Life Drawing for Beginners with Philip Watkins This course will start with the basics of Life Drawing, including how to look and how to determine mass and proportion. With guidance from artist Philip Watkins, you'll discover the purposes of drawing from the figure and the importance of the discipline throughout Art History. All materials, from pencil to paint will be used during the course. The differences in the nature of marks these mediums produce and the use of colour shall be explored. TUESDAYS, 10am – 1pm 19th Jan - 9th Feb (break for half term) 23rd Feb - 15th Mar £80 for 4 weeks Includes basic materials. Scroll...
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POTTERY – spring term

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 29, 2016
pottery

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 8th Jan -12th Feb (break for half term) 26th Feb - 18th Mar (break for Easter) 8th-29th April £112 for 4 weeks / £208 for 8 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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March 2016
£40.00

PRINTMAKING – Saturday workshop

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hannah Firmin

Printmaking with Hannah Firmin "Progress in Print" In this Saturday workshop printmaker Hannah Firmin will guide you through the importance of drawing to develop a print design. [gallery ids="11037,11039,11036"] You'll create a relief print from drawings made in the studio from observation or reference images and transform these into a design to produce an original relief print in either Lino, vinyl or wood. You don't have to have experience of drawing for this workshop, the printmaking process reduces tones and simplifies lines to achieve striking results. Hannah will show examples of her own work and demonstrate the process...
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£35.00 - £53.00

CREATIVE NETWORK – writing workshop

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
great northern diver

WRITING WORKSHOP with Zoomorphic Saturday 19th March, 11am–4pm The Tabernacle, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 0DB     Join writers Susan Richardson and James Roberts for a stimulating workshop that engages with the natural world. You’ll be introduced to examples of published eco-writing, learn valuable writing techniques and receive helpful feedback on your work in a relaxed and supportive setting. You'll have the opportunity to experiment with both prose and poetry if you wish, or to concentrate on your choice of genre. Susan and James are much-published writers as well as co-editors of Zoomorphic, a digital magazine that...
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£100.00

WEAVING FOR BEGINNERS – short course

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily until March 23, 2016
weaving

Weaving for Beginners with Dunja Roberts Using the versatile rigid heddle loom, Dunja Roberts, artisan hand spinner and weaver, will take you through all the steps required to design and weave a beautiful scarf and sampler. During this three-day short course you'll be immersed in learning traditional textile skills - and will never think of cloth the same way again! [gallery ids="10966,10965,10964"] Monday 21st - Wednesday 23rd March 10am - 4pm Arts Alive Wales, Crickhowell £100 for 3 days All patterns, equipment and materials are included in the workshop fee. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Looms...
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April 2016
£40.00

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION – Saturday workshop

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Debbie Devauden

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden This day-long workshop will allow you to create a beautiful illutration of a Spring specimen. Tutor Debbie Devauden will guide you through the various techniques to achieve a detailed and accurate botanical painting. You'll have the opportuntity to work in pen with a wash of colour or learn the methods to create a pure watercolour picture. [gallery ids="11056,11055,11053"] Debbie is an experienced tutor who welcomes students of all abilities.  She gained a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from The English Garden School at the Chelsea Physic Garden and has exhibited widely, including with the...
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Wed 17

CABAN Celf : drawing sessions

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Thu 18

CABAN Sgriblio: writing sessions

February 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Sat 20

SATURDAY LIFE DRAWING – spring term

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Mon 22

BASKET MAKING – spring term

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Tue 23

LIFE DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales