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May 2016

DRAWING & PAINTING – summer term

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
drawing & painting

Drawing & Painting with Philip Watkins and Tessa Waite  Join artists Philip Watkins and Tessa Waite for our  regular Wednesday morning art classes. Our professional tutors will introduce a variety of art materials, practical techniques and processes alongside relevant art history examples. Over twelve weeks students will develop their visual art skills and confidence in this relaxed and supportive group. The first four weeks from 6th-27th April with Philip will focus on developing your sketchbook and recording information through observational drawing to build up a resource of drawings and notes that can be used to produce 'finished'...
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POTTERY – summer term

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 15, 2016
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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 6th May - 3rd June (two-week break) 24th June - 15th July £140 for 5 weeks / £230 for 9 weeks Includes all materials, firing and access to specialist equipment. To book a place tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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SATURDAY LIFE DRAWING – summer term

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
life drawing

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 your...
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BASKET MAKING – summer term

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 4, 2016
Mary Zammit

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 9th - 23rd May (break for half term) 6th June - 4th July £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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July 2016

LIFE DRAWING SUMMER SCHOOL

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until July 27, 2016
life drawing

Our popular five-day summer schools enable students to develop their own projects and interests, with the support of a professional tutor in the Arts Alive Wales studio. Life Drawing Summer School with Tony Tribe A summer school concerned with the importance of observation of the human figure. You'll work directly from the life model with artist and tutor Tony Tribe, providing 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...
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POTTERY SUMMER SCHOOL

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until August 3, 2016
Martin Craddock

Our popular five-day summer schools enable students to develop their own projects and interests, with the support of a professional tutor in the Arts Alive Wales studio. Pottery Summer School with Martin Craddock Concentrating on the making process this practical summer school 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.     Saturday 30th July - Wednesday 30th August 10am - 3pm £175 for 5 days Includes all...
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August 2016

WATERCOLOUR LANDSCAPES SUMMER SCHOOL

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until August 10, 2016
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Our popular five-day summer schools enable students to develop their own projects and interests, with the support of a professional tutor in the Arts Alive Wales studio. Watercolour Landscapes with Philip Watkins  This course aims to build confidence in using water-based materials in landscape painting, including acrylics, watercolour, inks and soluble pencils. The practicalities of painting outdoors, aerial perspective - how to create distance in paintings using colour - and colour mixing will form part of the course as well as study of relevant art history examples. The course is suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. [gallery...
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Sun 01

CABAN Celf : art sessions

April 20 @ 3:30 pm - June 1 @ 6:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Wed 04

DRAWING & PAINTING – summer term

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Fri 06

POTTERY – summer term

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Sat 07

SATURDAY LIFE DRAWING – summer term

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales
Mon 09

BASKET MAKING – summer term

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Organizer: Arts Alive Wales