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February 2018

Pottery – Spring Term

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 23, 2018

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 in our welcoming and relaxed studio. Throughout the course, there will also be opportunities to throw on the wheel. Participants will be able to work on their own personal projects under the expert guidance of Martin making items for your home, garden etc. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Includes firing and access to specialist equipment. FRIDAYS, 2-5pm 12 Jan -9 Feb...
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Basket Making – Spring Term

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 12, 2018

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. The classes allow opportunity to work on your own personal project under the expert guidance of Mary. 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. Basket Making with Mary Zammit MONDAYS, 10am – 2:30pm 15 Jan -5 Feb & 19 Feb - 12 Mar £120 for 4 weeks/ £210 for 8 weeks Scroll down to book ONLINE or call 01873...
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Drawing and Painting – Spring Term

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 14, 2018

Join artist Susan Milne for our Wednesday morning art classes.You’ll be introduced to a variety of art materials, practical techniques and processes alongside relevant art history examples. This course of four weeks will involve working in mixed media, collage, drawing and colour. Different drawing methods and materials will be encouraged and individual attention given during the sessions. The course is suitable for beginners and the more experienced. Basic materials are provided, please bring a sketchbook with you. WEDNESDAYS, 10am – 1pm 21 Feb – 14 Mar £70 for 4 weeks   Scroll down to book ONLINE or call 01873 811579...
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March 2018

Botanical Illustration – Spring Term

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dock Leaves

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 is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some experience. SATURDAY, 10am-3pm 3 March £45 Scroll down to book ONLINE or...
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Life Drawing – Spring Term

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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. Places fill up quickly, early booking is advised. Please bring a packed lunch,...
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