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Previous Workshops

Nina Perrott – Mosaics

Medium: Mosaic
Date/Time: Monday 1st June 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

All equipment and materials are provided for this workshop. Nina has plenty of designs, patterns, …

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Megan Stallworthy – Handmade Books

Medium: Book binding
Date/Time: Monday 15th June 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to make two different kinds of books during this workshop with bookbinder Megan …

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Tracey Hunter – Cornish Coast

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 6th July 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Using acrylic paints you will be given step by step guidance to accomplish your own …

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Debbie Orford – Lino Cutting

Medium: Lino
Date/Time: Monday 3rd August 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The course offers an introduction into lino printing. You will learn how to create a …

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Scott Russell – Face the Facts! A Portraiture Workshop

Medium: Oil
Date/Time: Monday 21st September 2015, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Description:

Scott Russell has practised and taught painting in portraiture for decades and has an unconventional …

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Anna Ventura – Interactive Demonstration

Medium: Winsor & Newton Artist Acrylics / Drawing Inks
Date/Time: Monday 5th October 9.30am - 12.30pm & 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Description:

Come along and watch Anna at work. She will be demonstrating Winsor & Newton artist …

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Amanda Hoskin – Sketchbook Expressions

Medium: Oils
Date/Time: Monday 12th October 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

For this workshop you will explore the process of working from sketchbooks/ sketches to the …

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Susan Hillier – Botanical Illustration

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 16th November 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Susan is an established illustrator and botanical artist. She has exhibited widely whilst working as …

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Megan Stallworthy – Handmade Books for Christmas

Medium: Bookbinding
Date/Time: Monday 30th November 2015, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Handmade books make delightful and unique gifts. Learn how to make mini accordion books, pocket …

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Loulabel – Wreath Making

Date/Time: Monday 7th December, 2.30pm - 5.30pm & 6pm - 9pm
Description:

Would you like to create a unique, gorgeous Christmas wreath for your front door this …

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Life Drawing With A Twist with Claudia Lindemann

Date/Time: Thursday 3rd December, 6.15pm - 8.45pm
Description:

Instead of our usual classic life drawing session we will be running a life drawing …

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Judi Trevorrow – Painting a Winter Scene of Cornwall

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Wednesday 16th December, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Spend a day painting a winter scene of Cornwall in snow in acrylic. …

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Tracey Hunter – Cornwall on Canvas

Medium: Acrylic and Ink
Date/Time: Monday 29th February, 10am - 4pm
Description:

In this workshop you will create a painting of a Cornish scene using Daler Rowney …

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Claudia Lindemann – Oriental Dancer

Date/Time: Thursday 3rd March, 6.15pm - 8.45pm
Description:

Claudia Lindemann is back, this time posing as a beautiful oriental dancer. Work with Claudia …

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Amanda Hoskin – Sketchbook Expressions

Medium: Oil and mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 21st March, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Amanda always uses her sketches as a starting point for her paintings. For this workshop …

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Jane Lampard – Mixed Media – Pastel Over Watercolour

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 4th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This is the perfect introductory workshop for students to discover the possibilities of combining vibrant …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Botanical Illustration

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Wednesday 6th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn from on the best in the field of Botanical Illustration. Sarah Jane will guide …

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Claudia Lindemann – Alternative Life Drawing – Flamenco For Fiesta!

Date/Time: Thursday 7th April, 6.15pm - 8.45pm
Description:

Professional performer and model Claudia Lindemann is back! On the evening of Thursday 7th April, …

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Ali Cockrean – Everything you need to know about acrylics

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 11th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to get the very best out of your paints with acrylics specialist Ali …

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Megan Stallworthy – Bookbinding

Medium: Bookbinding
Date/Time: Monday 25th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

All materials and equipment will be provided for this workshop.

Learn bookbinding skills and take …

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Scott Russell – Portraiture and Kimono Costume in Oil

Medium: Oil
Date/Time: Monday 23rd May, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The workshop will combine portraiture and costume representation with an expressive approach. Therefor working loose …

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Philip Maire – Life Drawing. A School For The Eye

Medium: Your choice - pencil, charcoal, paint, pastel...
Date/Time: Monday 30th May, 5.30pm - 9pm
Description:

This course is designed to give a fresh perspective on life drawing, as well as …

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Janet Judge – Seascapes and Landscapes

Medium: Watercolour and conte crayon
Date/Time: Monday 20th June, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Janet works in watercolour using conte crayons on both wet paper and dry paper. During …

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Julia Rowlands – Expressive Use of Colour

Medium: Sennelier oil pastels and oil bars
Date/Time: Monday 4th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

As used by the Expressionist painters – stunning and vibrant colours together with the use …

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Judi Trevorrow – Seascapes in acrylic paint

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 11th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Spend the day being creative with acrylic paint. This workshop will be lead be a …

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Sara Ross – Animals in Clay

Medium: Clay
Date/Time: Monday 25th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to create an animal in clay. You will learn about anatomy, constructing the …

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Ali Cockrean – Everything you need to know about acrylics

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 1st August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to get the very best out of your paints with acrylics specialist Ali …

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Caroline Pedler – ‘Illustrating Children’s Books – A Practical Insight’

Medium: Pencil
Date/Time: Monday 8th August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

During this workshop Caroline will guide you through the process of creating children’s illustrations through …

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Debbie Orford – Summer Lino Printing

Medium: Lino
Date/Time: Monday 22nd August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The course offers an introduction into lino printing. You will learn how to create a …

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Tracey Hunter – Cornwall on Canvas

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 12th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

During this workshop you will create a seascape painting from favourite places around Cornwall. Together …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Botanical Illustration

Medium: Watercolour/ gouache and coloured pencil
Date/Time: Monday 19th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

In this workshop you will learn how to draw and paint flowers and foliage with …

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Gary Long – Expressive Still Life

Medium: Oil and gouache
Date/Time: Monday 26th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The workshop will start with a short introduction where Gary will show some of his …

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Jilly Ballantyne – Journals ‘The Art of Journaling’

Medium: Watercolour, soft pastels and pencil
Date/Time: Monday 10th October, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Using sketches, studies, collage and creative writing Jilly will guide you through creating your own …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Autumnal Themed Botanical Illustration

Medium: Watercolour/ gouache and coloured pencil
Date/Time: Monday 7th November, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to draw and paint flowers and foliage with precision and poise. You will …

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Tracey Hunter – A Cornish Winter

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 14th November, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Would you like to send a unique Christmas card to your friends and family this …

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Wreath Making

Date/Time: Monday 12th December, 2.30pm - 5.30pm OR 6pm - 9pm
Description:

Would you like to create a unique, gorgeous Christmas wreath for your front door this …

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Judi Trevorrow – Evening Light in acrylic paint

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Tuesday 13th December, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Spend the day being creative with acrylic paint. This workshop will be lead be a …

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Ali Cockrean – Everything you need to know about colour mixing

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Tuesday 14th February, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Following on from her hugely popular Everything You Need to Know About Acrylics workshops, Ali …

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Amanda Hoskin – Using Mixed Media to Create a Picture

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 6th March, 10am - 4pm
Description:

In this workshop Amanda will push the boundaries of painting either landscapes, a still life …

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Ali Cockrean – Introduction to Abstraction

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 3rd April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Ever wanted to have a go at abstract art but no idea how to get …

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Glyn Macey – Acrylics Unleashed

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Wednesday 5th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This workshop is all about experimenting and having fun. Glyn will teach you how to …

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Jilly Ballantyne – ‘Roomscape’ Large Scale Still Life

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 10th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This workshop will inspire those who love interiors and the stories they suggest about the …

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Judi Trevorrow – Sea Sand and Sky

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Thursday 13th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

In this workshop Judi will show you how to create subtle colours and serene landscapes …

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Adrian Holmes – Traditional Woodblock Printing

Medium: Japanese Printing
Date/Time: Monday 24th April, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Join printmaker Adrian Holmes for a print workshop in the wonderful art of Japanese woodblock …

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Rob Phillips – Drawing from Feeling: Abstract Portraiture

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 1st May, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This fast-paced workshop will involve quick-fire exercises and techniques that Rob uses in his own …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Springtime Botanical Illustration

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 8th May, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn to draw and paint flowers and foliage with accuracy and precision. Sarah encourages a …

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Jilly Ballantyne – The Art of Journaling

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 22nd May, 10am - 4pm
Description:

A day exploring the art of the journal – Every journal is an individual project …

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Gary Long – Expressive Still Life

Medium: Oil
Date/Time: Monday 5th June, 10am - 4pm
Description:

After a short introduction where Gary will show some of his work, explaining his process …

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Tracey Hunter – Sound of the Sea

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 19th June, 10am - 4pm
Description:

You will spend the day with Tracey learning to paint seascapes that give a vivid …

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Faye Dobinson – Mixed Media Mark Making

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 3rd July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This workshop will fire your creativity and provide multiple points from which to make work. …

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Paul Hoare – Trees in Landscapes & Seascapes

Medium: Watercolour & Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 10th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Join this experienced artist and tutor in this liberating workshop where you will apply  watercolours, …

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Judi Trevorrow – Acrylic Ink with Watercolour

Medium: Acrylic ink and watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 17th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Judi will demonstrate how to produce atmospheric images of the craggy Cornish landscape using acrylic …

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Miranda Fraser – Decoupage

Medium: Decoupage
Date/Time: Monday 24th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

‘Recycle, reform, transform’ with experienced artist and tutor Miranda Fraser in this eccentric and fun …

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Debbie Orford – Summer Lino Printing

Medium: Lino Printing
Date/Time: Monday 31st July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The course offers an introduction into lino printing. You will learn how to create a …

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Amanda Hoskin – Sketchbook Expressions

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 14th August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Amanda is a master of the sketchbook and uses her notes and sketches as the …

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Tamsin Dearing – Learn to Draw ‘Pencil Portraiture’

Medium: Pencil
Date/Time: Tuesday 15th August, 10am - 4pm *ADDED DATE*
Description:

In this fun and relaxed workshop you will explore the foundations of drawing lifelike portraits …

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Sally MacCabe – Textured Mixed Media Abstracts

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 21st August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

An opportunity to work experimentally with a wide variety of materials. Sally will commence with …

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Ali Cockrean – Acrylic Techniques Masterclass

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Tuesday 22nd August, 10am - 4pm
Description:

One of the real benefits of acrylic paint is the versatility of the medium. Spend …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Watercolour Botanical Illustration

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 4th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn to draw and paint flowers and foliage with accuracy and precision. Sarah encourages a …

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Suzy Sharpe – Experimental Ink and Wash

Medium: Watercolour & Ink
Date/Time: Monday 11th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Using animal imagery as a starting point, Suzy will take you though the techniques she …

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Amanda Hoskin – Sketchbook Expressions

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 25th September, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Amanda is a master of the sketchbook and uses her notes and sketches as the …

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Richard Austin – Sculpting a Character Face

Medium: Air-drying clay
Date/Time: Monday 9th October, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn the art of building a proportioned and characterful human head with professional sculptor Richard. …

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Dena O’Brien – Screen Printing

Medium: Screen Printing
Date/Time: Monday 16th October, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Professional printmaker Dena O’Brien will take you through the simple delights of the hand cut …

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Lantern Making

Medium: Willow
Date/Time: Sunday 29th October, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Be involved with this year’s City of Lights parade!

See this year’s City of Lights …

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Anthony Smith – Working with Neocolour ii

Medium: Caran d'Ache Neocolour ll
Date/Time: Monday 6th November, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Similar to water-soluble pencils but even more versatile, Caran d’Ache Neocolour II crayons are softer …

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Dena O’Brien – Screen Printing

Medium: Screen Printing
Date/Time: Monday 13th November, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Dena is back to guide you through the process of creating your own screen-prints to …

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Luke Frost – Colour, Collage & Surface (painting onto aluminium)

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 20th November, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Luke will take you through the process of turning a colourful still life into an …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Wintertime Botanical Illustration

Medium: Mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 4th December, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn to draw and paint flowers and foliage with accuracy and precision. Sarah encourages a …

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Ali Cockrean – Introduction to Abstraction

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Sunday 18th March 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

(WAS 8TH JANUARY 2018)

Ever wanted to have a go at abstract art but no …

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Tamsin Dearing – Learn to Draw ‘Pencil Portraiture’

Medium: Pencil
Date/Time: Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

In this fun and relaxed workshop you will explore the foundations of drawing lifelike portraits …

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Lizzie Black – Paint the City!

Medium: Oil
Date/Time: Monday 16th April 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Weather permitting, you will work out on location gathering sketches and ideas before heading back …

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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Botanical Sketchbooks

Medium: Graphite & Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 30th April 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Using a magnifying glass, watercolour paints and a graphite pencil, you will record the exquisite …

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Melanie Chadwick – Urban Sketching and Journaling

Medium: Pen, Pencil & Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 14th May 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Weather permitting; this is a hands on workshop where you will be hitting the streets …

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Sue Lewington – Drawing, Composition and Techniques in Watercolour

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 21st May 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

The workshop will commence with a talk and a demonstration. Sue will then guide you …

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Rob Norrington – Sketching Boats and Harbours

Medium: Pencil & Watercolour
Date/Time: Tuesday 29th May 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This is a workshop of both studio practise and drawing ‘eu plain air’. Weather permitting, …

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Glyn Macey – Cornish Harbours

Medium: Mixed Media & Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 4th June 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

With his irrepressible energy and imagination Glyn will teach you how to capture the colour …

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Dena O’Brien – Screen Printing

Medium: Screen Printing
Date/Time: Monday 11th June 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Join us for this fun and creative hands on screen printing workshop. This session is …

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Barry Amey – Using Spray Paints in Painting

Medium: Spray Paint
Date/Time: Sunday 17th June 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

During this workshop Baz will introduce you to various painting techniques using a spray can. …

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Suzy Sharpe – Mixed Media Animals

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 18th June 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

During this workshop you will explore and play with a variety of processes …

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Lynne Speake – ‘Wearable Art’ Up-cycled Jewellery

Medium: Craft
Date/Time: Monday 25th June 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

‘Creativity when combined with cake, laughter and conversation is good for the soul’.

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Tracey Hunter – ‘Salty Air’ Cornish Seascapes

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 2nd July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

You will spend the day with Tracey creating seascape paintings of your favourite …

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Mike Hindle – Weirdly Wonderful Writing Workshop

Medium: Writing
Date/Time: Monday 8th July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Would you like to access the weird and wonderful ways in which words can be …

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Jilly Ballantyne – The Art of Journaling

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 16th July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Using sketches, studies, collage and creative writing, Jilly will guide you through creating your own …

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Amanda Hoskin – Landscapes in Oil

Medium: Oil
Date/Time: Monday 23rd July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Amanda enjoys the versatility of oil paint. Through demonstration she will share techniques whilst guiding …

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Tamsin Dearing – Advanced Techniques ‘Pencil Portraiture’

Medium: Pencil
Date/Time: Tuesday 24th July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This workshop is a perfect progression opportunity for those who enjoy drawing in pencil and …

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Rex O’Dell – The Art of Landscape Painting in Acrylic

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Sunday 29th July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Experienced tutor Rex O’Dell will guide you through all aspects of landscape painting. After demonstrating …

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Debbie Orford – Lino Printing

Medium: Lino Printing
Date/Time: Monday 30th July, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This course will cover the key elements of lino printing for people of all abilities. …

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Adrian Holmes – Traditional Woodblock Printing

Medium: Japanese Printing
Date/Time: Tuesday 31st July 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Join printmaker Adrian Holmes for a print workshop in the wonderful art of Japanese woodblock …

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Rob Unett – Making Sketchbooks: Abstract Figures and Portraits

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 6th August 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This fast paced workshop offers a small insight into the world and imagination of artist …

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Yvette Wiltshire – FREE DEMO

Medium: Sennelier Soft Pastels
Date/Time: Tuesday 7th August 2018, 9.45am - 11.45am
Description:

Soft Pastels are a superb medium and not one to shy away from, follow a …

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Amanda Hoskin – Sketchbook Expressions

Medium: Oil and mixed media
Date/Time: Monday 13th August 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Amanda is a master of the sketchbook and uses her notes and sketches as a …

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Claire Armitage – Silk screen printing and surface design

Medium: Screen Printing
Date/Time: Tuesday 14th August 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

This workshop will introduce participants to surface design, textiles and silk screen printing, exploring design …

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Ashley Jennings – Watercolour with Confidence

Medium: Mixed Media
Date/Time: Monday 20th August 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Learn how to create a watercolour painting with confidence. Ashley will guide you through different …

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Lantern Making

Medium: Willow
Date/Time: Sunday 28th October, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Be involved with this year’s City of Lights parade!

See this year’s City of Lights …

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Tracey Hunter – ‘Walk Through the Woods’

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 29th October 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

During this workshop you will create an atmospheric interpretation of a walk through the woods. …

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Anthony Smith – Working with Neocolour ii

Medium: Caran d'Ache Neocolour ll
Date/Time: Monday 5th November 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Similar to water-soluble pencils but even more versatile, Caran d’Ache Neocolour II crayons are softer …

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Dena O’Brien – Christmas Screen Printing

Medium: Screen Printing
Date/Time: Sunday 11th November 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Christmas card, tags and gift wrap workshop.

Join us for a festive Christmas workshop creating …

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Jo Polack – 3D or ‘Moulded’ Felt making

Medium: Felt
Date/Time: Monday 19th November 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Immerse yourself in the resist method of wet felting and transform beautiful wool into a …

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Nicola Tilley – Watercolour Innovations

Medium: Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 3rd December 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

If you fancy putting a little more play into your artwork and test driving some …

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Rex O’Dell – The Art of Landscape Painting in Acrylic

Medium: Acrylic
Date/Time: Monday 10th December 2018, 10am - 4pm
Description:

Experienced tutor Rex O’Dell will guide you through all aspects of landscape painting. After demonstrating …

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