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September 2016
£120.00 - £220.00

BASKET MAKING – autumn term

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 21, 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 26th September – 17th October (break for half term)  31st October – 21st November       £120 for 4 weeks / £220 for 8 weeks Includes basic materials. Additional materials for a larger...
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£70.00 - £130.00

DRAWING & PAINTING – autumn term

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 23, 2016
Diana Heeks

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 eight weeks students will develop their visual art skills and confidence in this relaxed and supportive group. Autumn Term - COLOUR [gallery ids="10745,10645,10648"] Colour is subjective, emotional and expressive. During this course you'll explore how to mix the colours you want, the effect colours have on one another and the use of colour...
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POTTERY – autumn term

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 9, 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 16th September – 21st October (break for half term) 4th November – 9th December £168 for 6 weeks / £306 x 12 weeks Includes all materials, firing and access to specialist equipment. Scroll down to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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October 2016
£20.00

LETTERPRESS & WORDS

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Poet and letterpress printer Francesca Kay will demonstrate how to set type and print using her table-top printing press. You'll create small artworks using words and short phrases inspired the landscape of the Black Mountains. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Sunday 9th October 10am-1pm Arts Alive Wales studio, Crickhowell £20 per person including all equipment and materials Scroll down the page to book online or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk This workshop is part of the Crickhowell Literary Festival, 1-9th October. For details of the full programme of talks,...
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SATURDAY LIFE DRAWING – autumn term

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until November 26, 2016
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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November 2016
£30.00

POETRY – autumn term

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 23, 2016
poetry

Poetry with Lyndon Davies During these relaxed and friendly evening classes poet Lyndon Davies will introduce four great French poets in translation, including Francois Villon, Pierre de Ronsard, Rimbaud and Guillaume Apollinaire. Lyndon will give a short lecture about each poet and an oveview of the context and history within which they worked as well as commenting on the translation of their work from French to English. All participants are encouraged to read aloud in the informal atmosphere of the studio, ask questions and contribute to round table discussions. You'll deepen your knoweldge and critical appreciation of poetry along the...
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£40.00

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING – autumn term

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
weaving

Introduction to Weaving 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. During this day-long course you'll select your materials, plan a pattern, warp the loom, weave cloth and finish the end product. You'll never look at textiles in the same way again. Saturday 5th November 10am – 4pm £40 for the day   All patterns, equipment and materials are included in the workshop fee. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Looms are available to purchase from...
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£40.00

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION – autumn term

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
debbie devauden

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden This day-long workshop will allow you to create a beautiful illustration of an Autumn 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. Debbie is an experienced tutor, with a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from The English Garden School at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Debbie has exhibited widely, including with the Society of Botanical Artists at their London exhibitions. The workshop...
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Mon 26

BASKET MAKING – autumn term

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed 28

DRAWING & PAINTING – autumn term

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fri 30

POTTERY – autumn term

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm