Make quality time for yourself and join this enjoyable course for adults on Thursday evenings. A fun, relaxed, non-intimidating environment aimed at those who have little or no previous experience but would love to just ‘have a go’.
Experiment with a range of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, print making, pottery and textile crafts. There will be something new and exciting to try each week.
Tutor: Tutor TBC
Date & Time: Tuesday evenings, 6:30pm - 9pm
Venue: Albright Studio, New Brewery Arts
PRICE: £190.00 (£0.00 VAT)
All abilities welcome, no experience necessary.
What you will need:
All tools and materials will be provided.
Tuesday 20th September
Week 1- Print making- Learn how to create lino prints and have fun designing your own motifs. Print onto paper or use to print your own cards, notebooks, fabric or tote bag.
Week 2- Pottery - Create a mug/ jug from scratch and then experiment with colour and pattern, painting with coloured slips.
Week 3- Drawing – Experiment with charcoal, working from a still life, learn the basics of drawing with this versatile medium.
Week 4- Oil painting – Developing skills learnt last week, have a go at painting a still life in oil.
Week 5- Felt making- Learn the traditional art of wet felting, using coloured merino fleece to create a picture, purse or nuno felted scarf, the choice is yours!
Week 6 – Batik- Using a flour and water mix as a resist, create a beautiful design on fabric. Once dry fabric can be painted and then the hardened flour can be removed revealing your pattern underneath.
Week 7- Fabric Origami- Using block prints or your own lino cuts made previously experiment with colour and surface pattern design on fabric. Once printed, learn how to create simple baskets and gift boxes.
Week 8- Pottery- Create an array of Christmas decorations for your tree or to decorate your home this festive season.
Week 9- Lino print Christmas Cards
Week 10- Paper star Lanterns and origami Christmas decorations