Develop portrait painting in oils, working direct from a model.
An opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop drawing direct from a life model
An opportunity for people with some experience to develop drawing and/or painting direct from a life model.
Create drawings using different approaches to develop freer, more expressive drawing styles in response to observation of a range of subjects
Be inspired by a wide variety of artists and cultures and get hands-on with lots of different materials and techniques.
Start to work with watercolour paint, exploiting its beautiful properties, using big washes and brushes to build layers of colour
This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop their drawing and painting skills
Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | £69 | 5 weeks This course will provide an opportunity…
This is an introductory Pottery course for beginners and returning students who wish to develop their work.
Learn some traditional principles of willow and hedgerow weaving
Learn how to make your very own hand tied bouquet using beautiful seasonal British blooms and fabulous wild natural foliage.
Learn the basics of how to upholster a footstool, modern dining or drop in chair on this two-day summer school.
Learn how to master the beautiful technique of silk shading, starting from the basics we will work some samples before stitching a lovely printed viola.
Make a skirt of your own design in a day! Learn how to create a pattern using your own body measurements, then design, cut and sew your skirt, to take home and wear with pride!
Explore and develop your ideas over three days to create a unique piece of jewellery in the supportive and relaxed environment of our workshop with Jo Dix.
Follow in the footsteps of Rembrandt and explore the process of making an etching using a series of lines and different marks to build areas of detail, tone and texture.
Join our pottery tutor Chris Barnes to explore different hand building techniques.
Make a round basket and create something unique, beautiful and useful! Suitable for all levels.
Explore materials including wire, wax, and fabric to create small sculptures that can be embellished with buttons, beads and found ephemera.
Make a simple, soft-backed book using different bookbinding techniques as well as a hard-backed book to take home for yourself or for a handmade gift.
An intensive introduction which will equip you with the pottery skills you’ll need… quickly. Take the short cut to success with clay.
Create the perfect portrait of your pet or favourite animal with well-known local artist Thuline De Cock.
Develop free use of acrylic paint using different methods and materials including gesso, rags and card, impasto techniques and collage work.
Get creative exploring how to combine a variety of techniques, including painting and adding texture with layers of fabric and stitch, to create a textured textile landscape – trees, hills or a flower meadow.
Take your drawing skills to another level with this intensive course covering areas such as mark making, observational skills and techniques for improving measuring for accuracy.
A day of making art at the Footprint building and surrounding woodlands.
Make your own loom and weave in an abundance of natural materials.
Create a summer bloom out of paper to display as a stunning centrepiece in your home.