Basic materials, equipment and kiln firings are included in the price. There may be small additional charges for specialist materials and some materials such as watercolour paper and canvases 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 Dates of courses are subject to change and courses may be withdrawn if they are not viable.
ENROLMENT - Please contact us to find out about availablity of places - we run on a term by term basis and we have many returners - so some courses may already be full. However, we'll always do our best to fit you in or at least get you on the waiting list for places. 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
Spring Term 2018 Regular Weekly courses
10 week term
Half-term week Feb 19th - Feb 23rd
CALLIGRAPHY - LETTERS OLD & NEW with Helen Hayman Mondays 10am - 12.30 from 8th Jan 10 weeks £130
Explore the exciting world of letter forms from Ancient Greece to the21st century.
Create new and exciting letters using pens, pencils and brushes and even makeyour 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 8th Jan 10 weeks £130 FULL
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 8th Jan 10 weeks £130 FULL
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.
PAINTING TOWARDS ABSTRACTION with Dominic Vince
Weds/Thurs 10.00 am - 12.30am from 10th/11th Jan 10 weeks £130
Wednesday class is now full - please contact us for Thursday availablity
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
ADVENTURES IN ART with Perri Webster Weds 1pm-3.30pm from 10th Jan 10 weeks £130
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 11th Jan10 weeks £130 FULL
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
These sessions are now full but please contact us for availability and to join our waiting list
Thurs 9.30am - 12.30pm (Sue Turner) or
1.30 pm - 4.30pm (Katch Skinner) from 11th Jan 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…
WATERCOLOUR JOURNEY with Jayn Barker Fridays 10am -12.30am from 12th Jan 10 weeks £130
Explore a variety of techniques & processes and experiment with texture and colour to create sketchbook work
and a small series of seascape/waterscape paintings. Artist Jayn Barker will teach basic techniques and encourage you to experiment!
PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Rachel Red Fridays 10am - 12.30pm from 12th Jan 10 weeks £150
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience, this ongoing class will help develop your skills and ideas
Explore monoprint, drypoint etching and more. New starters welcome
Tues 4-5.30pm from 9th Jan 5 weeks £50 Sessions now full
We have two groups that run side by side 9-11 and 12-15 years
vessels, making tiles, glazing and surface effects. These sessions are now full - please contact us for availabiity
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
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
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
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
We are working on reintroducing a regular Creative Textiles course later in the year
Please let us know if you are interested and whether you prefer a daytime or evening class.
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