is the home everything Arty and Crafty! A place to find the truly unique, the wonderful and the weird all under one roof Courses List...Every Wednesday - Laid back Life drawing classes
Want to try life drawing with a difference? Laid back life drawing is relaxed and fun. With a new challenge to start each session we encourage a diversity of styles and media. With tutor Bex Raven. Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm.Monday 18th February (then every 2 weeks) - Secret Art Society
Come and learn the secrets behind the masterpieces of our time. Improve your drawing skills while taking inspiration from many great Artists throughout the ages. With a focus on still life these sessions cover a variety of techniques and media and are suitable for all abilities. With tutor Jilly Shires. Please note the easter session will be on Tuesday evening. 6.30pm - 8.30pm.New Year New Skills
Introductory courses every Sunday. Learn a new skill each week with tutor Bex Raven.
Sunday 10th March - Applique Surface Decoration
Sunday 17th March- Chalk and Charcoal
Sunday 24th March - Impressionism in oil pastels
Sunday 31st March - Marbelling
Sunday 7th April - Modroc sculptures
Sunday 14th April - Textile mixed media
Sunday 21st April - Perspective
Sunday 28th April - Monoprinting
Sunday 5th May - Using your sewing machine Altered Books
Every 1st Saturday starting on 6th April, an opportunity to come and play with books with Georgina Ferrans (aka Phizzychick) aka me!
Discover a whole new way to recycle books to express your art. 11am - 1pm. Materials included...but bring a good book!Feltmaking
Come and learn a new technique making felt on the second Saturday of every month with tutor Zoe Collyer of ZoeCo.
Saturday 13th April - Collage. Explore a range of techniques and fibres to create a collage. Theme = landscape. 10am - 4pm.
Saturday 11th May - Vessel. Make a vessel from merino wool and decorative fibres shaped around a wine bottle. 10am - 1pm.
Saturday 13th July - Scarf. Explore 2 different ways of making a scarf - cobweb and nuno. 10.30am - 4pm.
Saturday 10th August - Vessel. Use natural wool tops such as Icelandic and Wensleydale to create a vessel shaped by hand. 10am - 1pm.
Saturday 7th September - Collage. Explore a range of techniques and fibres to create a collage. Theme = water 10am - 4pm.
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