|Creative Arts Courses & Workshops For Adults 2012-2013|
Life Drawing and Painting with Helen Peyton Click for Details
Suitable for beginners or those with some experience. This course will provide skills to figure and mesure drawing. With experienced models and expert tuition the course aims to give students the opportunity to purse their own style and approach in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
02 Tue 15 Jan 2013 10 Weeks 7.00 - 9.00 pm £140
03 Tue 16 Apr 2013 8 Weeks 7.00 - 9.00 pm £112
General Painting with Hannah Chesterman Click for Details
Suitable for students of all levels of ability from complete beginners to those with a higher level of skills. Students will be guided through projects of their choice using material from secondary sources and still life. Learn how to apply a variety of mediums from watercolour through to charcoal, pastels, pen and ink and acrylics in a lively and friendly atmosphere.
05 Tue 15 Jan 2013 10 Weeks 7.00 - 9.00 pm £130
06 Tue 16 April 2013 8 Weeks 7.00 - 9.00 pm £104
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Get Creative with your Camera with Brett Meikle Click for Details
Combine elements of good photography and camera know-how. Castle, town or woodland based, the course will concentrate on practical tips in creative composition, focal point and camera settings (off auto mode) that can be applied to create better images, whatever your skill level.
Life Drawing for the Terrified with Helen Peyton Click for Details
Using a relaxed approach, this workshop is suitable for beginners, or those returning to life drawing after a break. Overcome any fear of the mystique surrounding the life class and be introduced to the full potential of this ageless art. Experienced models will be used.
Visualising Ideas with Mixed Media with Hannah Chesterman Click for Details
A two day course suitable for all ages (minimum age 15) and abilities. On Saturday the focus will be on how to engage in a project from initial conception of idea through to a finished outcome. There will be discussion about the value of sketchbook work before starting a project using Skipton Cstle as inspiration. Mixed media will be used include lino cuts, frottage (a technique similar to rubbing developed by Max Ernst in 1925) paint, pastel and paper. On Sunday, students will continue to develop ideas from their projects and the aim is to have a set of three pieces of finished artwork compete with mounts by the end of a busy afternoon! Bring an open mind, no rules apply! A kit list will be sent to you when you book.
Dreamscapes and the Surrealists with Hannah Chesterman Click for Details
In this workshop, we will use surrealism as a vehicle to express in writing, painting and drawing our innermost thoughts and dreams. We will explore the unconscious mind and examine the philosophy behind surrealist painters such as Magritte, Ernst, Dali and Leonora Carrington as well as looking at modern day outsider art.
This workshop is intended to take a therapeutic approach to expressing ourselves and you will need to keep a small journal of your dreams to bring with you on the day.
Portraiture with Norman Long Click for Details
Norman is one of the foremost figurative artists in the UK, and his oil portraits have won awards in the Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibitions. This two day course is suitable for stunts of all abiltiies.
Demonstrations and individual guidance will help students to observe proportions, light and shade and colour and learn the techniques for accurate and expressive portraiture painting. The tutor will work in oils, but students are free to work in their medium of choice.
Animal Portraiture with Margaret Swift Click for Details
A figurative drawing day using your dog/cat or other small animal as photographic reference. Learn the skills to portray their personalities on paper using pastels and coloured pencils. The day will start with a live human professional model for a short session prior to you working on your own subject. Beginners are welcome as are experienced artists. No pressure, just an enjoyable and creative day.
015 Sat 04 May 2013 10.00 am - 4.00 pm £55
3D Wire Sculpture Click for Details
An exciting and experimental workshop using the medium of sculpture to portray the human body. Students will work from a professional model. All materials are included in the price.
Watercolour with Hannah Chesterman Click for Details
A notoriously unforgiving medium to work with. Hannah wil help you to develop the confidence to use watercolour boldly by demonstrating her own techniques and by guiding you through a variety of exercises. She will advise on the types of materials needed to achieve the best results and by the end of the day you will have a completed painting to take home with you. Some materials will be available, but a kit list will be sent to you when you book.
Drypoint with Phillippa Troutman & Ailsa Lewer Click for Details
Drypoint is a printmaking technique that is flexible, direct and an exciting medium in which to work. Learn how to work into metal using a range of printmaking tools and methods and print images on to paper from your metal ‘plate’ using a printing press. All materials provided. Somerset paper will be available to purchase. Each course consists of two linked days to allow mode time to develop your skills.
018 Sat & Sun 18 & 19 May 2013 10.00 am - 5.00 pm £120
Collage, Montage and Assemblage with Barbara Greene Click for Details
A two day course developing exciting images using collage. By using images from a variety of sources, be it found images, printed pieces, three dimensional objects or painted scraps, art can be constructed in an immediate and exciting way. Students will take inspiration from contemporary artists working in this medium.
Colour Explorations using Print & Moxed Media on Paper with Ruth Issett Click for Details
Ruth is a renowned textile artist and designer whose colourful and dynamic work in fabric and paper is an inspiration to art and design students.
Starting from white paper, we will explore a variety of simple mono print techniques using a variety of media. These techniques will then be used to explore different colour possiilities, surfaces and combinations. During the course, you will have the opportunity to try a variety of media and a number of different techniques before selecting and refining the processes to produce some more considered pieces.
All materials provided and included in cost of course.
Design your own Rag Rug with Rachel Terry Click for Details
Learn the basic techniques of rag rugging and then spend time designing a floor rug for completion at home. this course covers all you need to know to enjoy this thrifty craft including how to do hooky and proddy, prepare your fabrics, draw your design and choose colours. Lots of different fabrics will be available for you to try. Hessian backing fabric, hook and prodder are included in the course fee so you can finish your rug at home.
Vintage Fabric Pictures with Rachel Terry Click for Details
Mix old and new fabrics to make a picture. Bring along your special fabric scraps, buttons, beads and tiny treasures to combine with hand embroidery and applique to make a special artwork which is uniques to you. You will learn plenty of design tops and techniques as well as some simple hand stitches to embelleish your canvas and bring your work to life. Additional fabrics and threads will be available for you to use on the day.
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