Summer Term 2017
MEDIEVAL ILLUMINATED LETTER WORKSHOP with Helen Hayman Saturday 24th June £60
Using 24-carat gold leaf and rich colours join our very own Calligrapher, Illuminator and Bookbinder, Helen Hayman, to create your own Medieval Illuminated Letter just like the ones you see in ancient books and manuscripts. You will finish the day with a beautiful letter to take home and frame.
No writing or drawing skills are needed with lots of examples to look at and explore
LEATHER CRAFTS WORKSHOPS with Cathy Edwards
Small friendly classes with a top professional leather worker
DAY WORKSHOP Make a Leather Apron Sunday 16th July £75
Create your own made to measure leather apron. Functional and practical, you will learn to cut, rivet, stamp, attach straps and studs to a variety of leather
Summer Term 2017
CONTEMPORARY WOODCUT PRINTMAKING with Richard Wincer Sat 14th Oct £60
Explore the potential of this contemporary approach to wood cut printmaking
The expressive nature of wood will be explored and various cutting techniques explained.
Suitable for beginners too!
STAINED GLASS INTENSIVE WEELKEND COURSE with Karl Theobald
Sat/ Sun 21st/22nd October £150
A chance to spend an weekend working with stained glass artist Karl Theobald. Through a small project you willlearn all the basics of cutting glass, leading and some glass painting to make a unique stained glass panel
FANTASTIC ANIMALS! MAKING CERAMIC ANIMALS
with Katch Skinner and Sue Turner Sun 29th October 1 - 3pm £5
To complement Ian Stewarts exhibition of fantastic ceramic animals, come and make one
of your own! Children to be accompanied by an adult
SIMPLE PAPER MAKING USING RECYCLED MATERIALS with Sally Hughes
Saturday 11th Nov £60
Transform old office or other scrap paper into beautiful new A5 sheets of recycled paper
By the end of the day you should have about ten sheets to take with you, plus the knowledge and confidence to make more at home, any time you want
AMAZING SOFT SCULPTURE WORKSHOP with Michele Howarth Rashman
Sunday 12th Nov £75
An exciting chance to work with Michele Howarth Rashman, maker of extraordinary textile figurative
sculpture. Learn the basics of her unique technique and make a textile soft sculpture head in a day!
CLAY SCULPTURE FROM THE LIFE MODEL with Sue Turner Sat 18th Nov £75
Another opportunity to take part in this unusual workshop - a rare chance to work in clay directly from the life model. Start from drawing and then move to 3D interpretation. Challenging and fun!
Christmas Specials - learn new skills and hand make a personal gift!
LEATHER CRAFTS DAY WORKSHOPS with Cathy Edwards
These day workshops are a great way to introduce yourself to working with leather. Covering hand stitching, initialling, cutting, edging and dyeing beautiful British Saddlery leather
…and what great Xmas presents!
BELT MAKING Sun 19th November £75
Make a personalised belt, in a choice of colours and finishes using best quality British Leather
MAKE A LEATHER PASSPORT COVER Sun 17th Dec £75
Think towards sunnier times and create your own personalised luxury leather Passport Case and matching Luggage Label in your choice of colour. Both make ideal Christmas presents for the world traveller who has everything!
FELTING WORKSHOP - MAKE A HANDMADE XMAS STOCKING! with Val Hughes Sat 25th Nov £60
A great introduction to felt-making creating a lovely hand felted Christmas Stocking using a resist method. Merino wool tops, pre-felts and the incorporation of different fibres such as silk and knitting wools will be utilised. Lovely as a gift or a keepsake/heirloom
WINTER WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP with Jayn Barker Sun 26h Nov £60
A great chance to learn basic watercolour techniques, particularly working in the negative to create a winter landscape ….with the potential to be made into a card for Christmas
Day and Weekend Courses
Our day and weekend workshops offer a more intensive learning experience and the chance to work with practicing artists who are passionate about sharing their knowledge.
Basic materials are included in the price – higher priced courses reflect higher materials costs, technical input, model fees and ceramics firings. There may be occasional small additional specialist materials charges. We normally need a minimum of 8 people for a course to run and courses may be cancelled if this is not achieved
Dates are subject to change - new courses may be added
To book your place Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 01422 843519
We generally ask for payment in advance to confirm your place and to help ensure we achieve
a viable group size. Payments can be made by card (in person or phone), cheque, or though our
Paypal shop (booking fee applies)
Soft Sculpture by Michele howarth Rashman