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Regular Weekly Courses

Basic materials to get you started and kiln firings are included.  There may be small additional charges for specialist materials and some materials such as watercolour paper, we can sell to you at cost. We generally need at least 8 people for a course to run. Dates of courses are subject to change.

 

Please contact us to find out about availablity of places - we run on a term by term basis but we have many returners.  We'll always do our best to fit you in! It is often possible to start a course mid-term subject to availability.

Easy Payment - We aim to make our courses as affordable as possible whilst maintaining high standards.  Please ask for options to spread your course fees if it helps to make payment easier for you

 

To book your place Email: info@northlightstudio.co.uk Call : 01422 843519

Buy courses from our online shop

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Term 2017 Regular Weekly courses

12 week term unless otherwise stated

HALF-TERM WEEK OCT 30TH - NOV 3RD

 

Daytime Courses  

   

CALLIGRAPHY - A LOOK AT LETTERS OLD & NEW   with Helen Hayman  

Mondays 10am - 12.30  from 11th Sept   7 weeks  £85

Explore the exciting world of letterforms from Ancient Greece to the 21st century

Create new and exciting letters using pens, pencils and brushes and even make your own pens. Take a look at how we can use them for cards, books and anything else we wish to put letters on.

 

ART FOUNDATIONS  with Tina Foran   Mondays 9.30am - 12am from 11th Sept  12 weeks  £150 

- please contact us for availability

A course to e tend your practice through practical, fully demonstrated classes using a variety of techniques and materials. Each student will be able to build up a portfolio of work showing techniques, materials and processes.

 

ART FOR THE TERRIFIED with Tina Foran  Mondays 1pm -3.30.pm from  11th Sept  12 weeks  £150

A course for beginners that will introduce a variety of techniques and materials in an informal setting by a supportive

and professional tutor.You will learn basic skills to enable you to explore and experiment.

 

CREATIVE TEXTILES with Val Hughes Tuesdays 10am—12.30pm from  12th Sept  12 weeks  £150

We welcome top textile artist, author and teacher Val Hughes to our teaching team. This varied textile course will cover a wide range of textile techniques as well as learning how to develop sketch books. Some aspects of art history and learning how to gather inspiration from artists will be explored. Sampling and learning how to develop  your creative thinking and extending your skills makes this course suitable for both beginners and  those with some experience

 

PAINTING TOWARDS ABSTRACTION with Dominic Vince Weds 10.00 am - 12.30am from 13th Sept  12 weeks  £150

A painting workshop aimed at coming to terms with abstract concepts that are fundamental to all painting.

Work on given subjects or your own ideas in oils or acrylics

A Thursday morning class will also run if there are sufficient numbers

 

ADVENTURES IN ART with Perri Webster   Weds 1pm-3.30pm  from 13th Sept 12 weeks  £150

An exciting painting and drawing course using structured exercises in colour, composition and form and a variety of techniques to develop and expand your own art practise. Informative sessions will also study the work of other artists to give context and inspiration

 

PAINTING WORKSHOP with Dorothy Simister    Thurs 1.30pm-4pm from 14th Sept 12 weeks  £150

Ongoing painting workshops using oils or acrylics with a varied approach to subject matter. With excellent tuition, this class is suitable for beginners who need structure and guidance and for the more confident wishing to pursue their own ideas

 

CERAMICS WORKSHOPS with Sue Turner & Katch Skinner - please contact us for availability

Thurs 9.30am - 12.30pm (Sue Turner) or

1.30 pm - 4.30pm (Katch Skinner) from 5th Oct 10 weeks £180 inc materials and firings 

Working with professional ceramics artists, you will be encouraged to develop your own ideas within a supportive and tutored workshop environment. Produce sculptural forms, functional items, jewellery, etc…

Please note different start date

 

WATERCOLOUR JOURNEY with Jayn Barker    Fridays 10am -12.30am from 16th Sept 12 weeks  £150  

Enjoy this fresh, lively approach to using watercolour - a course that will really get you started. Artist Jayn Barker will teach basic techniques and encourage you to experiment!

Explore a variety of techniques & processes and experiment with texture and colour to create sketchbook work

and a small series of seascape/waterscape paintings

 

PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Rachel Red   Fridays 10am - 12.30pm from 16th Sept 12 weeks  £150

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience, this ongoing class will help develop your skills and ideas

Explore collagraph printing, linocut and printed patterns

New starters welcome

 

Young Northlighters Twilight sessions........

with artists Katch Skinner, Rachel Red and Lisa Slater

 

Tues 4-5.30pm from 12th Sept  6 weeks £60

Practical artist led sessions for young artists aged 9-15. Aimed at developing skills, confidence and stimulating interest, these sessions will cover a range of approaches from drawing and painting to printmaking and experimentation with 2D and 3D media.    

We are now taking names for the Autumn term.  We'd really like to create a separate older group (ages 12-15). The group size is limited to 12.

 

Look out for the Young Northlighters Summer Clay Day!

 

 

Evening Courses

CERAMICS EVENING CLASSES with Katch Skinner

Mondays and Thursdays  7-9pm from  11th, 14th Sept 10 weeks   £150 inc materials & firings

Evening  sessions aimed at all levels who want to grasp the essential techniques of building forms and

vessels, making tiles, glazing and surface effects

 

CREATIVE STAINED GLASS with Karl Theobald

Mondays 7-9pm from 11th Sept 12 weeks £180 inc lead, solder. Individual pricing for glass used 

Working with stained glass artist Karl Theobald, you will learn the basics of making leaded glass panels, foil techniques, glass fusing and glass painting, leading to devising a project of your own. Specialist tools provided

 

ART FOR THE TERRIFIED EVENINGS with Tina  Foran Tuesdays 7-9pm from 12th Sept 12 weeks £135

A mixed media course to break the ice and for those people who want to build creative confidence. The course offers plenty of structured exercises as well as encouraging you to experiment with different approaches and materials

 

LIFE DRAWING TECHNIQUES with Simon Manfield    Tuesdays 7pm -9pm from  12th Sept 12 weeks £150

Structured life drawing sessions with expert tuition that will cover the fundamentals of successful life drawing New starters always welcome!

 

EVENING PAINTING WORKSHOP with Dominic Vince   Weds 7pm - 9pm from 13th Sept 12 weeks £135

A broad painting class using oils or acrylics.  Learn about seeing, mixing and relating colours, what to look for and how to see more in your subject. Work from observation and develop an understanding of abstract concerns. All levels welcome

 

LEARNING TO DRAW with Dorothy Simister & guest tutors    Thurs 7pm - 9pm from 14th Sept 12 weeks £135

A course to teach how to draw what we see, not what we know, as well as how to express ourselves through different drawing methods. You will explore a variety of techniques and how your eye can be trained to see, measure and relate objects to each other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adventures in Art

with Perri Webster - Wednesday afternoons

Learning to Draw - action shot Dominic in action Val Hughes textiles Life Drawing ceramics saw wan Learning to Draw Painting with Perri Dominic Oil painting Painting class - Peri Webster Annette with sink small Weds painting Perri Vikki new small watercolor-795156_960_720 A4T print Print Rachel - print samples small calligraphy book round the still life A4T