GCSE Art club
Nov
2
to Jan 4

GCSE Art club

100.00

The Artworks GCSE Art Club gives students aged 13-16 the opportunity to work on their art coursework within a dedicated art school environment.

Students will receive guidance and specialist tutorial support from our experienced Artist Educator Harriet Lawton. Students will have access to equipment and materials including paper, drawing materials and paint.

To provide flexibility the course will consist of five sessions totalling twelve hours and will be held over a three month period.

The sessions are scheduled to run:

Thurs 2 Nov 1 - 4pm

Sat 18 Nov 1 - 3pm

Thurs 30 Nov 6 - 8pm

Sat 16 Dec 1 - 3pm

Thurs 4 Jan 1 - 4pm

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Year 2 Ceramics
Jan
8
to Feb 12

Year 2 Ceramics

120.00

The Ceramics Year Two Course is designed to follow on from the Beginners Class.

The course will build on your basic knowledge of ceramic and building techniques and processes. These classes will provide each individual with plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramic artist educator Helen Roberts.

Also encouraging you to develop an individual approach to your work.

All equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.

Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag, one bag will usually last for one half term.

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Introduction to Digital SLR Camera in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning
Jan
8
to Feb 12

Introduction to Digital SLR Camera in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning

60.00

In this course you will be introduced to the basics of digital photography including shutter speed, aperture and ISO.

We will cover different lenses, composition and basic photographic techniques, showing you how to get the best from your camera in different situations such as studio, classroom and on location. 

Through group practice you will learn photography and editing techniques. At the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of your camera’s functions and settings, use digital editing techniques to manipulate the levels and colours. 

For the duration of the course you will need a digital SLR camera, a notepad and a usb stick. 

If you are receiving any of the following benefits then the course is free. However you will have to provide evidence of the benefits you are in receipt of at the first workshop which you attend. 

The main income-based benefits are:

  • Job Seeker's Allowance

  • Employment and Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group

  • Universal Credit

  • Council Tax Reduction (excluding 25% single occupancy discount)

  • Income Support, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy discount) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) support group

  • Working Tax Credit

  • Pension Guarantee Credit

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Letterpress with Terry Collins
Jan
9
to Mar 20

Letterpress with Terry Collins

70.00

Come and share our love for the letterpress. Using old school metal and grease machines and creating page layout by hand. You will enjoy one of the most aesthetically pleasing of the printing methods in our 'Harry Greenaway Typography Suite'.   

With the support of our expert artist educator, you will be introduced to the Letterpress Studio, and guided to typeset and to print your own piece of work. 

We have an extensive type library, proofing presses, and a beautiful treadle press. 

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere.

 

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Painting for Beginners and Improvers
Jan
9
to Mar 27

Painting for Beginners and Improvers

180.00

Learn and improve your painting techniques with Peter Stanyer RCA.

Step-by-step assignments will build on and improve your knowledge of painting and further develop your visual skills.

You will begin to develop your own creative pathway while still extending your fundamental painting skills and techniques.

Assignments in this course have five main aims that will introduce the way that artists fundamentally function using paint:

The eye – how artists perceive the world through observations and memory (eg monet, renoir).

The mind – a formal, analytical approach to painting that gives an impression of our thoughts and ideas (eg Cezanne, Seurat).

The heart – an emotive, intuitive and expressive approach to drawing and painting that allows artists to instinctively express feelings through observations and imagination (eg Van Gogh, Munch).

Techniques skills and theories – expanding on the traditional skills, techniques, theories and experimental approaches to painting and drawing using a variety of materials.

Context – placing all aspects of this programme into historical and contemporary art context.

At the end of the course you will have the ability to choose your own artistic direction, which can be further developed in the artworks educational structure.

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Drawing for Improvers and Advanced
Jan
10
to Mar 28

Drawing for Improvers and Advanced

150.00

Led by our talented artist educator Peter Stanyer RCA, by undertaking this course you will build on and improve your knowledge of drawing and further develop your visual skills.

You will begin to develop your own creative pathway while still extending and developing your fundamental drawing skills and techniques.

You will expand your ideas using traditional skills, techniques, theories and experimental approaches to drawing using a variety of materials. 

You will learn about context – placing all aspects of this programme into historical and contemporary art context.

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Drawing for Beginners and Improvers
Jan
10
to Mar 28

Drawing for Beginners and Improvers

150.00

Drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer RCA these lessons will introduce you to the basic skills, techniques and methods of drawing that will develop your visual ability and skills.

You will learn how to use and apply the following:

Line
Texture
Mark making
Tone
Colour
Shape
Form
Composition
Movement
Drawing systems including perspective

Assignments with clear, step-by-step instructions will develop your understanding of the basic practices of drawing. You will also learn how to apply traditional skills, techniques and theories, while embracing experimental approaches towards drawing.

Throughout the course the assignments will be within an art historical context.

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Year 3 Ceramics
Jan
10
to Feb 14

Year 3 Ceramics

120.00

Ceramics Year 3 is a natural progression designed to follow on from Ceramics Year 2.

The course will continue to build your knowledge of ceramic hand building techniques and processes.

These classes will provide plenty of input and support from our experienced ceramics artist educator Helen Roberts. Encouraging you to develop your ideas and skills in order to achieve a distinct individual style.

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Youth Art
Jan
10
to Feb 14

Youth Art

60.00

Now in its fifth successful year, our Youth Art Club is aimed at students aged between 12 to 16 years of age. 

Delivered in an authentic art school environment and led by our talented practicing artist educator Harriet Lawton. 

This course will enable students to develop new skills and discover hidden talents.

They will be introduced to a wide range of traditional skills, creative techniques, materials and artists. 

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Beginners Ceramics
Jan
11
to Feb 15

Beginners Ceramics

120.00

A structured course in ceramic hand building techniques led by our talented ceramist Helen Roberts.

The course will include methods such as coiling, slab work and modelling as well as a range of decorative techniques such as sgraffito, sprig design and resist decoration.

Groups are small, allowing each individual plenty of input and technical support from Helen.

Equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.

Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag, one bag will usually last for one half term.

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Millinery
Jan
11
to Feb 15

Millinery

200.00

Led by expert milliner Molly Bunce, this is a course for those who are new to making hats as well as those with some experience.

Each six week course will focus on a different millinery technique or style to create a simple but striking hat.

The course will consist of simple base construction, various ways of applying netting and making free form sculptural sinamay trimmings. 

No prior experience is required, some basic sewing skills would be an advantage but not essential. you will explore millinery fabrics and their limitations alongside trimming techniques and how to apply and adorn your creation!

This course will equip you to make a hat with confidence and no doubt leave you wanting more! all materials are included. 

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Life Drawing
Jan
11
to Mar 29

Life Drawing

210.00

Life drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer RCA

You will learn how to use and apply the following:

Line
Proportion
Mark making
Tone
Colour
Shape
Form
Composition
Movement

Assignments with clear, step-by-step instructions will develop  your understanding of the basic practices of life drawing.

You will also learn how to apply traditional skills, techniques and theories, while embracing experimental approaches towards life drawing.

Throughout the course the assignments will be placed within an art historical context.

At the end of the course you will have an insight into your own creative potential and artistic direction allowing the you to progress to your own creative development.

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Kids Saturday Art Club
Jan
13
to Mar 10

Kids Saturday Art Club

10.00

Our kids Saturday Art Club with our talented artist educator Sarah O'Boyle provides the chance for young people aged between 5 & 10 years to develop new creative skills and discover hidden talents.

Booking for this course is essential.

There are a series of 3 themed workshops , one per month, that will explore:

- Chinese New Year

- Aboriginal Art

- Musical Instruments

Children will have fun experimenting with a range of creative 2d and 3d techniques including drawing, painting, printing and mixed media art. due to the messy nature of these activities old clothes are definitely recommended!

Parents/guardians are welcome to stay throughout the activities, however see our class 'drawing experience with Stan' with Peter Stanyer RCA to keep you busy too!

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Drawing Experience with Stan
Jan
13
to Mar 10

Drawing Experience with Stan

10.00

Whilst your kids are being taught by Sarah O'Boyle, why not spend your time productively with our very own Peter Stanyer RCA.

No matter what level of ability your drawing is at, our artist educator "Stan" will guide you in developing your knowledge and skills of drawing, increasing your confidence. 

During these sessions you will touch on some of the following:

 Line
Texture
Mark making
Tone
Shape
Form
Composition

This class is only available for those parents/guardians who have a child attending the Saturday Kids Art Club. 

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GCSE Art Club
Jan
20
to Mar 22

GCSE Art Club

from 25.00

The artworks GCSE Art Club gives students aged 13-16 the opportunity to work on their art coursework within a dedicated art school environment.

Students will receive guidance and specialist tutorial support from our experienced artist educator Harriet Lawton. Students will have access to equipment and materials including paper, drawing materials and paint.

To provide flexibility the course will consist of five sessions totalling ten hours and will be held over a three month period.

The sessions are scheduled to run:

Sat 20 Jan, 1pm-3pm

Thurs 1 Feb, 6pm-8pm

Fri 23 Feb, 11am-1pm

Sat 10 Mar, 1pm-3pm

Thurs 22 Mar, 6pm-8pm

There is an option to attend individual sessions, however these will be at the rate of £25 per session. 

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Bookbinding
Jan
23
to Mar 6

Bookbinding

70.00

Our Bookbinding Workshop is designed to help you master the craft in the production of original handmade books, repairs and reconstruction through structured practical assignments.

Our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere.

Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary.

You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class.

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Expressive Landscapes
Feb
3
to Feb 4

Expressive Landscapes

180.00

Working with Valérie Wartelle, textile artist, you will be taken through a combination of techniques including wet felting, printmaking, frottage and drawing to create your own expressive landscape.

Over the course of two days you will develop your artwork gradually applying fibres, threads and inserts as one would paint. All materials are provided, and no prior experience of felting is required, just a desire to tap into your creative inner self.

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Leather Craft
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Craft

80.00

A one day workshop led by expert practitioner Catherine Edwards to make your own butter soft leather apron, from British Pigskin and Buffalo Nubeck with Brass buckles and fittings. Excellent for Chefs, Crafts People, Artists, Baristas, Blacksmiths and an excellent gift for those difficult to buy for.

You will be taken from making your own brown paper patterns according to your measurements, using them to cut your Apron along with Nubeck Straps, through to attaching Buckles and personalising your Apron with its own identity label, making it uniquely yours.

Small and friendly workshop, supervised individually by Catherine, this creative workshop is a great way to introduce yourself to working with Leather, covering a range of techniques and skills, with all tools and materials provided.

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Introduction to Lightroom in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning
Feb
21
to Mar 28

Introduction to Lightroom in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning

60.00

Editing your images is an essential part of being a creative photographer. Adobe Lightroom allows you to reinterpret and to fine-tune your artistic vision, organise, edit and share images.

While Adobe Photoshop lets you refine the details, Lightroom streamlines the editing process. Combined, they set the industry standard for image editing and cataloguing. 

On this course we will cover importing and managing files, organising files into Collections and Smart Collections, tethered shooting, adjusting white balance, cropping, straightening & aspect ratios, file formats & their usages, exporting files for the web, print & social media and linking Lightroom with Photoshop. 

If you are receiving any of the following benefits then the course is free. However you will have to provide evidence of the benefits you are in receipt of at the first workshop which you attend. 

The main income-based benefits are:

  • Job Seeker's Allowance

  • Employment and Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group

  • Universal Credit

  • Council Tax Reduction (excluding 25% single occupancy discount)

  • Income Support, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy discount) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) support group

  • Working Tax Credit

  • Pension Guarantee Credit

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Kiln Glass Jewellery
Mar
10
12:30 PM12:30

Kiln Glass Jewellery

70.00

Under the expert guidance of glass artist and jewellery maker Liz Danby, make necklaces, brooches, rings, cufflinks and more.

Take away between 5 - 10 beautifully handmade pieces. Courses are delivered in the studios on the second floor. 

Included in your course costs are:

All kiln firing costs
All incidentals

Selection of coloured and plain glass
Your choice of four of the following: 

- necklace
- pair of cufflinks
- 2 rings
- 3 brooches

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Expressive Landscapes
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Expressive Landscapes

180.00

Working with Valérie Wartelle, textile artist, you will be taken through a combination of techniques including wet felting, printmaking, frottage and drawing to create your own expressive landscape.

Over the course of two days you will develop your artwork gradually applying fibres, threads and inserts as one would paint. All materials are provided, and no prior experience of felting is required, just a desire to tap into your creative inner self.

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Felted Landscapes
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Felted Landscapes

70.00

Working with Valérie Wartelle, textile artist, you will be taken through wet felting techniques to create your own felted landscape. You will develop your artwork gradually applying fibres, threads and inserts as one would paint.

All materials are provided, and no prior experience of felting is required, just a desire to tap into your creative inner self.

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Felted Landscapes
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Felted Landscapes

70.00

Working with Valérie Wartelle, textile artist, you will be taken through wet felting techniques to create your own felted landscape. You will develop your artwork gradually applying fibres, threads and inserts as one would paint.

All materials are provided, and no prior experience of felting is required, just a desire to tap into your creative inner self.

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Letterpress
Nov
28
10:00 AM10:00

Letterpress

70.00

Come and share our love for the Letterpress. Using old school metal and grease machines and creating page layout by hand, you will enjoy one of the most aesthetically pleasing of the printing methods.   

With the support of our expert tutors, students will be introduced to the Letterpress studio, and guided to typeset and print their own piece of work. 

We have an extensive type library, proofing presses, and a beautiful Treadle Press. 

All materials included.

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere. Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary. You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class to get you going.

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Bookbinding
Nov
14
8:30 PM20:30

Bookbinding

70.00

Our Bookbinding Workshop is designed to help you master the craft in the production of original handmade books, repairs and reconstruction through structured practical assignments.

Our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere.

Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary.

You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class.

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Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Bookbinding

70.00

The Artworks Bookbinding Workshops are designed to help you master the craft in the production of original handmade books, repairs and reconstruction through structured practical assignments.

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere. Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary. You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class to get you going.

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Millinery
Nov
9
to Dec 14

Millinery

200.00

A course for those who are new to making hats as well as those with some experience. Each six week course will focus on a different millinery technique or style to create a simple but striking hat. The course will consist of simple base construction, various ways of applying netting and making free form sculptural sinamay trimmings. 

No prior experience is required, some basic sewing skills would be an advantage but not essential. You will explore Millinery fabrics and their limitations alongside trimming techniques and how to apply and adorn your creation! This course will equip you to make a hat with confidence and no doubt leave you wanting more! All materials are included. 

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Beginners Ceramics
Nov
9
to Dec 14

Beginners Ceramics

120.00

A structured course in ceramic hand building techniques. The course will include methods such as coiling, slab work and modelling as well as a range of decorative techniques such as sgraffito, sprig design and resist decoration.


Groups are small, allowing each student plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramics tutor.


Equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.
Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag. One bag will usually last for one half term.

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Youth Art
Nov
8
to Dec 13

Youth Art

60.00

NOW IN ITS FOURTH SUCCESSFUL YEAR, OUR YOUTH ART CLUB IS AIMED AT STUDENTS AGED BETWEEN 12 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE. 

DELIVERED IN AN AUTHENTIC ART SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND LED BY OUR TALENTED PRACTICING ARTIST EDUCATOR HARRIET LAWTON. 

THIS COURSE WILL ENABLE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP NEW SKILLS AND DISCOVER HIDDEN TALENTS.

THEY WILL BE INTRODUCED TO A WIDE RANGE OF TRADITIONAL SKILLS, CREATIVE TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS AND ARTISTS. 

 

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Get to Know Your Digital Camera
Nov
8
to Dec 13

Get to Know Your Digital Camera

75.00

In this course you will be introduced to the basics of digital photography including shutter speed, aperture and ISO. We will cover different lenses, flash and studio lighting, showing you how to get the best from your camera in different situations such as studio, classroom and on location. 

Through group practice you will learn photography and editing techniques. At the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of your camera’s functions and settings, use digital editing techniques to manipulate the levels and colours. 

For the duration of the course you will need a digital SLR camera, a note pad and a USB stick. 

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Ceramics Year 3
Nov
8
to Dec 13

Ceramics Year 3

120.00

Ceramics Year 3 is designed to follow on from Ceramics Year 2.

The course will continue to build students knowledge of ceramic hand building techniques and processes.

These classes will provide plenty of input and support from our experienced ceramics tutor, but also encourage students to develop their ideas and skills in order to achieve a distinct individual style.

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Ceramics Year 2
Nov
6
to Dec 11

Ceramics Year 2

120.00

The ceramics year two course is designed to follow on from the beginners class.

The course will build on students basic knowledge of ceramic and building techniques and processes. These classes will provide each student with plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramic tutor, but also encourage students to develop an individual approach to their work.


All equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.


Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag. One bag will usually last for one half term.

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Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery
Nov
4
12:30 PM12:30

Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery

70.00

Under the expert guidance of glass artist and jewellery maker Liz Danby, make Necklaces, Brooches, Rings, Cufflinks and more. Take away between 5 - 10 beautifully hand made pieces. Courses are delivered in the studios on the second floor. 

Included in your course costs are:

All kiln firing costs
All Incidentals
Selection of coloured and plain glass
Your choice of four of the following: 
Necklace
Pair of cufflinks
2 rings
3 brooches

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Letterpress
Oct
25
10:00 AM10:00

Letterpress

70.00

Come and share our love for the Letterpress. Using old school metal and grease machines and creating page layout by hand, you will enjoy one of the most aesthetically pleasing of the printing methods.   

With the support of our expert tutors, students will be introduced to the Letterpress studio, and guided to typeset and print their own piece of work. 

We have an extensive type library, proofing presses, and a beautiful Treadle Press. 

All materials included.

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere. Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary. You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class to get you going.

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Felted Landscapes
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Felted Landscapes

70.00

Working with Valérie Wartelle, textile artist, you will be taken through wet felting techniques to create your own felted landscape. You will develop your artwork gradually applying fibres, threads and inserts as one would paint.

All materials are provided, and no prior experience of felting is required, just a desire to tap into your creative inner self.

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Oct
11
10:00 AM10:00

Bookbinding

70.00

The Artworks Bookbinding Workshops are designed to help you master the craft in the production of original handmade books, repairs and reconstruction through structured practical assignments.

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere. Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary. You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class to get you going.

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Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery
Oct
7
12:30 PM12:30

Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery

70.00

Under the expert guidance of glass artist and jewellery maker Liz Danby, make Necklaces, Brooches, Rings, Cufflinks and more. Take away between 5 - 10 beautifully hand made pieces. Courses are delivered in the studios on the second floor. 

Included in your course costs are:

All kiln firing costs
All Incidentals
Selection of coloured and plain glass
Your choice of four of the following: 
Necklace
Pair of cufflinks
2 rings
3 brooches

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Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery
Sep
30
12:30 PM12:30

Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery

70.00

Under the expert guidance of glass artist and jewellery maker Liz Danby, make Necklaces, Brooches, Rings, Cufflinks and more. Take away between 5 - 10 beautifully hand made pieces. Courses are delivered in the studios on the second floor. 

Included in your course costs are:

All kiln firing costs
All Incidentals
Selection of coloured and plain glass
Your choice of four of the following: 
Necklace
Pair of cufflinks
2 rings
3 brooches

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Sep
29
to Dec 15

Art for Wellbeing

0.00

An opportunity to explore a variety of art and craft techniques through a series of mini projects. 

This course is delivered in partnership with the WEA. The WEA offer courses free for those on means tested benefits. For more information or to book please follow this link to the WEA website

 

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Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery
Sep
28
10:30 AM10:30

Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery

70.00

Under the expert guidance of glass artist and jewellery maker Liz Danby, make Necklaces, Brooches, Rings, Cufflinks and more. Take away between 5 - 10 beautifully hand made pieces. Courses are delivered in the studios on the second floor. 

Included in your course costs are:

All kiln firing costs
All Incidentals
Selection of coloured and plain glass
Your choice of four of the following: 
Necklace
Pair of cufflinks
2 rings
3 brooches

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Exploring Fabric Manipulation
Sep
28
to Dec 7

Exploring Fabric Manipulation

0.00

Explore textiles as an art form, using a range of dye and stitch techniques to transform and manipulate fabrics. 

This course costs £73 or free for those on means tested benefits. For more information or to book follow this link to the WEA website

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Letterpress
Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

Letterpress

70.00

Come and share our love for the Letterpress. Using old school metal and grease machines and creating page layout by hand, you will enjoy one of the most aesthetically pleasing of the printing methods.   

With the support of our expert tutors, students will be introduced to the Letterpress studio, and guided to typeset and print their own piece of work. 

We have an extensive type library, proofing presses, and a beautiful Treadle Press. 

All materials included.

All of our workshops offer the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, welcoming, open and conducive atmosphere. Our workshops are structured, providing you with the necessary skills and techniques to master the craft and are flexible too, allowing you to work on different projects from traditional to contemporary. You can work at your own pace and all materials and tools are provided at the class to get you going.

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Making An Impression: Printmaking
Sep
26
to Dec 12

Making An Impression: Printmaking

Each session will provide you with a clear insight into the vibrant world of print through step-by-step instructions. The course will introduce the basic skills, techniques and methods of printing. As well as learning new skills you will also explore the connection between art and print so as to develop and inspire your own creative outcome.

This course costs £73 or free for those on means tested benefits. For more information or to book follow this link to the WEA website

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Life Drawing
Sep
21
to Dec 14

Life Drawing

210.00

You will learn how to use and apply the following:

Line
Proportion
Mark making
Tone
Colour
Shape
Form
Composition
Movement


Assignments with clear, step-by-step instructions will develop your understanding of the basic practices of life drawing.

You will also learn how to apply traditional skills, techniques and theories, while embracing experimental approaches towards life drawing.

Throughout the course the assignments will be placed within an art historical context.

At the end of the course you will have an insight into your own creative potential and artistic direction allowing the student to progress to their own creative development.

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Beginners Ceramics
Sep
21
to Oct 26

Beginners Ceramics

120.00

A structured course in ceramic hand building techniques. The course will include methods such as coiling, slab work and modelling as well as a range of decorative techniques such as sgraffito, sprig design and resist decoration.


Groups are small, allowing each student plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramics tutor.


Equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.
Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag. One bag will usually last for one half term.

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Youth Art
Sep
20
to Oct 25

Youth Art

60.00

NOW IN ITS FOURTH SUCCESSFUL YEAR, OUR YOUTH ART CLUB IS AIMED AT STUDENTS AGED BETWEEN 12 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE. 

DELIVERED IN AN AUTHENTIC ART SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND LED BY OUR TALENTED PRACTICING ARTIST EDUCATOR HARRIET LAWTON. 

THIS COURSE WILL ENABLE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP NEW SKILLS AND DISCOVER HIDDEN TALENTS.

THEY WILL BE INTRODUCED TO A WIDE RANGE OF TRADITIONAL SKILLS, CREATIVE TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS AND ARTISTS. 

 

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Ceramics Year 3
Sep
20
to Oct 25

Ceramics Year 3

120.00

Ceramics Year 3 is designed to follow on from Ceramics Year 2.

The course will continue to build students knowledge of ceramic hand building techniques and processes.

These classes will provide plenty of input and support from our experienced ceramics tutor, but also encourage students to develop their ideas and skills in order to achieve a distinct individual style.

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Drawing for Beginners
Sep
20
to Dec 13

Drawing for Beginners

150.00

These lessons will introduce the basic skills, techniques and methods of drawing that will develop your visual ability and skills.

You will learn how to use and apply the following:

Line
Texture
Mark making
Tone
Colour
Shape
Form
Composition
Movement
Drawing systems including perspective


Assignments with clear, step-by-step instructions will develop your understanding of the basic practices of drawing. You will also learn how to apply traditional skills, techniques and theories, while embracing experimental approaches towards drawing.

Throughout the course the assignments placed will be within an art historical context.

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Drawing for Improvers and Advanced
Sep
20
to Dec 13

Drawing for Improvers and Advanced

150.00

Students doing this course will build on and improve their knowledge of drawing and further develop their visual skills.

You will begin to develop your own creative pathway while still extending, and developing your fundamental drawing skills and techniques. You will expand your ideas using traditional skills, techniques, theories and experimental approaches to drawing using a variety of materials. 

You will learn about context – placing all aspects of this programme into historical and contemporary art context.

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Painting for Beginners and Improvers
Sep
19
to Dec 12

Painting for Beginners and Improvers

180.00

Step-by-step assignments will build on and improve your knowledge of painting and further develop your visual skills.

You will begin to develop your own creative pathway while still extending your fundamental painting skills and techniques.


Assignments in this course have five main aims that will introduce the way that artists fundamentally function using paint:
THE EYE – how artists perceive the world through observations and memory (eg Monet, Renoir)
THE MIND – a formal, analytical approach to painting that gives an impression of our thoughts and ideas (eg Cezanne, Seurat)
THE HEART– an emotive, intuitive and expressive approach to drawing and painting that allows artists to instinctively express feelings through observations and imagination (eg Van Gogh, Munch)
TECHNIQUES SKILLS AND THEORIES – expanding on the traditional skills, techniques, theories and experimental approaches to painting and drawing using a variety of materials
CONTEXT – placing all aspects of this programme into historical and contemporary art context.


At the end of the course you will have the ability to choose your own artistic direction, which can be further developed in the Artworks educational structure

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Ceramics Year 2
Sep
18
to Oct 23

Ceramics Year 2

120.00

The ceramics year two course is designed to follow on from the beginners class.

The course will build on students basic knowledge of ceramic and building techniques and processes. These classes will provide each student with plenty of input and technical support from our experienced ceramic tutor, but also encourage students to develop an individual approach to their work.


All equipment and tools will be provided along with basic drawing materials.


Clay can be bought from our school shop for £10 for a 10 kg bag. One bag will usually last for one half term.

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