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November 29th

Skyscapes in Oil with Georgina Potter

Date/Time: Sunday, November 29th - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £60

Medium: Oil

Learn how to paint incredible skies with guidance from new tutor and Diana Brooks Award winner, Georgina Potter. This workshop is best suited for those who have previously used oil paints and both amateur and professional painters are very welcome. After careful explanation and hands-on demonstation, students will produce one small fast painting within an hour using Georgie's methods and techniques. After lunch you will have the opportunity to work on several small boards, while receiving one-to-one support to help you develop an individual style.

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December 9th

Festive Wreath Making – Wednesday

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 9th - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Price: £35

Medium: Wreath Making

Create a unique Christmas wreath for your front door this year, with professional florist Lisa Grigsby of Down by the River Florals! Use fresh foliage and learn traditional techniques to create a lush green wreath. Then embellish your carefully crafted shape with dried orange, cinnamon and ribbons,
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Glass of prosecco included!
All materials are provided but pair of gardening secateurs would be helpful if you have them.

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Festive Wreath Making – Thursday

Date/Time: Thursday, December 10th - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Price: £35

Medium: Wreath Making

Create a unique Christmas wreath for your front door this year, with professional florist Lisa Grigsby of Down by the River Florals! Use fresh foliage and learn traditional techniques to create a lush green wreath. Then embellish your carefully crafted shape with dried orange, cinnamon and ribbons,
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Glass of prosecco included!
All materials are provided but pair of gardening secateurs would be helpful if you have them.

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February 28th

Drawing an Owl in Graphite Pencil with Jonathan Newey

Date/Time: Sunday, February 28th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £70

Medium: Graphite pencil

This is a one day workshop that will show you how to draw a portrait of an Owl with Graphite (Lead) Pencil. Using photographs supplied by your tutor you will be shown how to draw feathers, eyes, beak and other techniques such as layering, blending, texturing and lifting highlights with an eraser. This is an ideal introduction for students who would like to explore the varied skills and techniques associated with graphite pencils. By the end of the day you will have completed a number of exercises and one drawing. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

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March 1st

Big sky paintings; wet in wet watercolour with Jonathan Newey

Date/Time: Monday, March 1st, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £70

Medium: Watercolour

This is a one day workshop that will show you how to paint big sky paintings using watercolour and white paint wet in wet. During the day you will be shown how to paint on to wet paper, lift off with tissue, mix strong dark colours, how to use white paint such as Chinese White, Gouache or white ink and how to produce paintings where the sky dominates the picture. By the end of the day you will have produced at least 2 paintings. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

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April 6th

Pen and Watercolour with Judi Trevorrow

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £50

Medium: Pen & Watercolour

This workshop with the ever-popular Judi Trevorrow will look a different ways of using pen in combination with watercolour. Lear to work quickly, loosely and then in more detail. You will use pen first to create a drawing which will then be developed with the addition of watercolour paint. Students will aim to produce 4 studies over the course of the day, developing a deeper understanding of the medium.

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Mixed Media Spring Landscapes with Amanda Hoskin

Date/Time: Monday, April 19th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £55

Medium: Mixed Media

Through demonstration Amanda will share mixed media techniques whilst guiding you through her creative process from start to finish. You will then work on producing your own painting, while being encouraged to experiment with mixed media, oils and pastels. Amanda understands the importance of giving everyone the chance to find their own style that will motivate them to keep making art at home.

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Contemporary Landscapes in Oil with Hester Berry

Date/Time: Monday, April 26th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £60

Medium: Oil

This workshop is a guide to making an oil painting in the studio. You will look at how best to gather source material, then how to get started on a final painting. After a brief demonstration, students will begin their own painting. We will look at how one might begin on a ‘blank canvas’, how to build up a work paying attention to tone and colour, how to spot problems along the way and some possible finishing touches

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May 24th

Inspired by Vincent : Landscapes with Sarah Wimperis

Date/Time: Monday, May 24th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £55

Medium: Acrylics, Oil or Other

This workshop is a fun, right-brain stimulating exploration of the style and techniques of Vincent van Gogh and is open to all levels of artist from professional to complete beginner. You will look at some reproductions of van Gogh’s works and Sarah will demonstrate some of his techniques before you either create your own version of his painting or use his style to paint an image of your own. You may like to bring a reference photo to work from if you would prefer to create an original painting.

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October 24th

Inspired by Vincent : Portrait Painting with Sarah Wimperis

Date/Time: Sunday, October 24th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £55

Medium: Oil or Acrylic

This will be a fun, right-brain stimulating exploration of the style and techniques of Vincent van Gogh and is open to all levels of artist from professional to complete beginner. You will look at some reproductions of van Gogh’s works and Sarah will demonstrate some of his techniques before you either create your own version of your choice of his paintings or use his style to paint an image of your own.

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Painting Acrylic Flowers with Judi Trevorrow

Date/Time: Monday, October 25th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price: £50

Medium: Acrylic

Popular tutor Judi Trevorrow will teach you the art of painting flowers in acrylic. During the workshop you will explore how versatile acrylic paint can be by creating soft backgrounds and brush formed flowers.

The day will provide structured demonstrations and friendly guidance in a relaxed environment and Judi aims to help you develop your understanding of acrylic paint.

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