Summer Schools 2017
Regular weekly sessions.....materclasses....intensives
Keep your creative juices flowing over the summer peiod with one of our exciting summer schools.
Enquire /book : Email: email@example.com 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)
CERAMICS SUMMER SCHOOLS with Katch Skinner
WEEKLY SUMMER WORKSHOPS
3 workshop sessions Thursdays 13th-27th July 1-3.30pm £50 includes materials/firings FULL
All abilities are welcome to these workshop sessions - learn basic techniques or work on your own projects
CERAMICS TASTER WEEKEND12th & 13th August £140 10.30am - 4.30pm
Inspired by The Great Pottery Throw Down and want to have a go? This fun ceramics taster weekend is
just for you! Use lots of ceramics techniques from coiling, pinch, slab to surface decoration and even
have a go on the wheel. You will be able to pick two of your favourite things to be fired and glazed at
the end of the weekend for free. Any other addition pieces can be fired for a small fee
YOUNG NORTHLIGHTERS CLAY DAY
Tuesday 8th August 10.30am—3.30pm £20 (+optional glazing/firing charge)
For young artists aged 9-15
A fun and full on day to get your hands dirty and create with clay.
Learn to pinch, build, sculpt… Sounds messy? Of course!
Bring a packed lunch. Booking essential…Places limited
PAINTING SUMMER SCHOOL - FROM LANDSCAPE TO ABSTRACTION with Dominic Vince FULL
5 Wednesday sessions from 19th July-16th Aug 10am—12.30pm £60
Led by landscape painter Dominic Vince, this class will focus on landscape
as a starting point. A special Summer course that will include some outdoor sketching
All levels welcome
LINO PRINTMAKING COLOUR REDUCTION 3 DAY COURSE with Ruth Fettis
This course has now been postponed - look out for Autumn dates
Mon 17th, Weds 19th, Fri 21st July 10am - 4pm £180
Work with master lino printmaker Ruth Fettis to design, cut and print a colour print using
the reduction process The spacing between the three days is necessary to allow for prints
to dry before adding the next colour
CREATIVE TEXTILES - 2 DAY COURSE with Val Hughes
Mon 14th & Tues 15th August 10am-4pm £120
Join textiles expert Val Hughes for an intensive two days to experience and experiment
with different techniques and surface pattern. Cover overlaying, distressing and fusing using
Bondaweb with embellishments of hand and machine embroidery. Paint/dye and block print fabrics.
Come away with a a series of samples or finished piece suitable for framing
FROM SKETCH TO STUDIO with Perri Webster Unfortunately this weekend has been cancelled
Sat/Sun 19th/20th Aug 10am - 4pm £120
An experimental course that starts with sketching local scenes in and around Hebden Bridge
returning to the studio environment to develop exciting artworks
using a mixed media approach. Explore collage, paint and drawing to develop your personal style.
Expert tuition from local professional artist, Perri Webster
EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH WATERCOLOURS with Jayn Barker
Weds 23rd & Thurs 24th Aug 10am-4pm £120
For people with some watercolour experienceExplore Hebden’s nooks and crannies for inspiration
(weather permitting) and try out a selection of dish mops, sponges, sticks, feathers etc.
to paint vibrant and expressive watercolours on a large scale. Bring your paints, sketchbooks and pencils.
We will provide the tools and large sheets of heavy watercolour paper
WILLOW BASKET MAKING 2 DAY COURSE with Joe Gregory
Thurs 31st Aug & Fri 1st Sept 10am - 4pm £120 please note change of dates from previous publicity
“Willow moves and weaves like muscles and sinew through the body”
Join specialist artist Joe Gregory for this‘art frame’ basket weaving course. You’ll learn about design,
structure and the finer points of working with willow