Workshops

2019 workshops  between 10.00am – 4.00pm includes Tea, Coffee, Lunch and Afternoon tea.

Wednesday, 21st August –

Painting fur in acrylic with Morgane Antoine £57 per person FULL

Learn the secrets for a breathtaking hyper realistic rendering of fur in acrylic, be it long, short, coloured, white, striped or spotted. With a step by step demonstration, you will discover how to map the direction of the hair before building layers with a small brush and glazing to get the perfect color, plus all the final touches. All material is provided. 

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Beginners Dip Pen Calligraphy with Wendy Hunt £57 per person

On this beginners workshop Wendy will take you through how to use a traditional dip pen and ink, from how to prepare your nib, through to creating your own monogram.

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Thursday, 22nd August

Introduction to Macro/close up Photography with Geoff Read, £50 per person

Geoff will bring some stunning models, create and capture water droplet patterns, outside work as well, as a surprise element.

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Hand Building Sculpture with Air Drying Clay with Neal Griffin, £56 per person

Create a sculpture of your own choice, discuss and try various techniques sculpting of working with clay.

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Marketing for Artists with Jamie Sinclair £50 per person

This workshop will cover the practicalities of marketing and social media marketing. It will cover ways of thinking and planning your marketing activities to best suit you, your target market and budget.

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Willow Structure with Jacqueline Rolls £60 per person

You will learn a variety of techniques including random weave and simple basket making techniques to create your own individual sculptures.

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Kingfishers and Riverbeds with Martin Rumary £57per person

On this course we will be looking at sketching Kingfishers, painting them in flight and trying to capture that sense of speed.

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Embellishing your paintings with Gold leaf with Claudia Hahn £65per person

This course will show you how to include gold-leaf with your painting, either to highlight or to bring glow to the complete background.

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Domestic Cat Portrait in Pastel with Vic Bearcroft £57per person

If you have never tried the combination of pastels and velour paper before, then this is a great opportunity to learn all the techniques, along with some invaluable tips, such as types of pastels best suited for the paper, use of fixatives, etc.

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Painting natural textures in acrylic with Morgane Antoine £57 per person FULL

Discover how to create realistic background elements for your wildlife subjects. Rock, snow, grass or sand will hold no secrets for you at the end of the workshop and you will learn how some simple tools can help you achieve incredible results! All material is provided. 

This workshop is now full

Application form for the 2019 exhibition is now available and can be found here