Year 2 Ceramics with Helen Roberts
Apr
16
to Jul 9

Year 2 Ceramics with Helen Roberts

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.

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Letterpress with Terry Collins
Apr
17
to Jul 3

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, Terry Collins, you will be introduced to typeset and guided 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 with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Apr
17
to Jul 10

Painting for Beginners and Improvers with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

180.00

Learn and improve your painting techniques with Peter Stanyer MA (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 with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Apr
18
to Jul 11

Drawing for Improvers and Advanced with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

150.00

Led by our talented artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (RCA), this course will enable you to 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 with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Apr
18
to Jul 11

Drawing for Beginners and Improvers with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

150.00

Drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (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 with Helen Roberts
Apr
18
to Jul 11

Year 3 Ceramics with Helen Roberts

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.

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 with Harriet Lawton
Apr
18
to Jul 11

Youth Art with Harriet Lawton

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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Art and Maths in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning
Apr
19
to Jul 12

Art and Maths in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning

0.00

This course is an opportunity to explore art and maths in a fun, creative way, whilst learning about artists who use maths within their work.

It is suitable for anyone with an interest in either subject, from beginners to those with previous experience.

You will enhance your creative and mathematical knowledge and skills through a range of 2D and 3D themes, materials and processes. 

By the end of the course - you will be able to:

  • Identify geometric shapes in everyday surroundings, architecture and art works

  • Create a parabolic curve drawing which explores the use of line to create illusions

  • Create a cake painting which explores fractions, inspired by the work of Wayne Thiebaud 

  • Create a print which explores one point perspective and hidden numbers, inspired by Horrace Pippin

  • Design a piece of work to scale through drawing, inspired by Barbara Hepworth. Identify details such as measurements and angles

  • Work within a group to create a 3D sculpture.

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Life Drawing with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Apr
19
to Jul 12

Life Drawing with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

210.00

Life Drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (RCA), during these workshops 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 with Sarah O'Boyle
Apr
21
to Jul 14

Kids Saturday Art Club with Sarah O'Boyle

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 4 themed workshops, one per month, that will explore:

Experimental Drawing - Saturday 21 April

Inspired by Architecture - Saturday 19 May

Junk Modelling- Suprise Me! - Saturday 16 June 

Summer Fun - Saturday 14 July

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 MA (RCA) to keep you busy too!

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Drawing Experience with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Apr
21
to Jul 14

Drawing Experience with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

10.00

Whilst your kids are being taught by Sarah O'Boyle, why not spend your time productively with our very own Peter Stanyer MA (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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WEA Creative Drawing with Sarah O'Boyle
Apr
23
to Jul 16

WEA Creative Drawing with Sarah O'Boyle

0.00

This course will enable students to develop a visual vocabulary through drawing within an art historical context.

You will learn ways of expressing your observations using tone, line and texture. You will gain an understanding of analytical, expressive and observation drawing.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Making an Impression - Printmaking with Susan Wright
Apr
24
to Jul 10

WEA Making an Impression - Printmaking with Susan Wright

0.00

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 for several types of printing, such as; monoprinting, collagraph, drypoint, and linoprinting.

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 outcomes.

This course also offers opportunities for students with some printmaking skills to further develop those skills and work on their own individual projects.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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Talking Textiles Preparing for ESOL in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning
Apr
25
to Jul 18

Talking Textiles Preparing for ESOL in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning

Free course

Talking Textiles, preparing for ESOL through 'Creative Conversations' and practical work is aimed specifically at those individuals who would like to develop their understanding of the English Language.

Through this structured course you will be exploring textile traditions and stories which will 'Increase Learners’ vocabulary and confidence of written and spoken English. 

By the end of the course - learners will be able to:

  • Describe textiles using a minimum of 20 different phrases

  • Develop vocabulary to express personal stories linked to own textile traditions

  • Create an individual artwork using a range of textile techniques. 

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WEA Exploring Nature through Textiles with Harriet Lawton
Apr
26
to Jul 12

WEA Exploring Nature through Textiles with Harriet Lawton

0.00

This creative course explores textiles as art, focusing specifically on the way we can explore nature through fabric and textile processes.

Taking an experimental approach to textiles, learners will gain a grounding in a range of textile techniques. They will have the chance to experiment with a variety of processes whilst working with both traditional and alternative materials.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Art for Wellbeing with Sarah O'Boyle
Apr
27
to Jul 13

WEA Art for Wellbeing with Sarah O'Boyle

0.00

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to explore a variety of art and craft techniques through a series of mini projects.

The sessions will be very flexible with students being given the opportunity to personalise their own learning journey towards the end of the course. Students will be able to work at their own pace.

Each class will be delivered in a very relaxed and gentle way, offering students the chance to escape the pressures of daily life and just enjoy experimenting in a creative, fun environment.

 

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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GCSE Art Club with Harriet Lawton
Apr
28
to Jul 28

GCSE Art Club with Harriet Lawton

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  month period.

The sessions are scheduled to run:

Saturday 28 April | 1pm - 3pm

Thursday 10 May | 6pm - 8pm

Friday 1 June | 11am - 1pm

Saturday 23 June | 1pm - 3pm

Thursday 5 July | 6pm - 8pm

£100 for all five sessions

£25 for individual sessions

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Bookbinding with Terry Collins
May
8
to Jul 10

Bookbinding with Terry Collins

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.

Working with Terry Collins you will receive 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.

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Wood Carving with artist Jamie Frost
Jun
8
to Jun 27

Wood Carving with artist Jamie Frost

65.00

This one day wood carving workshop will be led by our exhibiting artist Jamie Frost. 

The workshop will take place in The Artworks Gallery surrounded by Jamie's own powerful woodcarvings and epic figure drawings which will be on display. Students will have a unique opportunity to work alongside the artist in the context of his exhibition providing plenty of visual inspiration and insights into the artists process.  

Through the course of the day students will learn to use a range of hand tools with Poplar wood to produce their own relief carving. No previous experience is required and students can choose from a series of designs provided by the artist or their own ideas to create. 

Jamie has most recently exhibited in London with The Society of Portrait Sculptors and one of Jamie's major pieces will have just returned from this exhibition. In addition to this, Jamie has recently been accepted as a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors. This exhibition has been made possible with the support of The Arts Council England. 

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Letterpress Poster Workshop with David Armes
Jun
15
to Jul 15

Letterpress Poster Workshop with David Armes

130.00

This is a collaborative course for a group of 4 friends or colleagues. Together with letterpress artist David Armes (aka Red Plate Press), you will make a small set of unique poster prints.

Learn how letterpress was the main print method for over 500 years, setting metal type by hand and using a simple proofing press to print your words.

The course will show you the basic rules but will also look at contemporary letterpress, improvising with ink and wood type to create colourful backgrounds to your message. 

In advance, you will need to think a little about words and messages. Your poster will have some larger text - this could be the existing name of your company, the name of a fantasy pop group or a short slogan.

You will also need some smaller, explanatory text - maybe that’s your names and birthplaces, or some lines from a favourite poem or song, or it could be a local proverb or a motto.

The price of £130 is per person.

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Felted Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Felted Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle

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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Leather Craft 'Satchel' Workshop with Catherine Edwards
Jul
14
to Jul 15

Leather Craft 'Satchel' Workshop with Catherine Edwards

180.00

A two day weekend workshop working with Leather Designer Maker Catherine Edwards you will have the opportunity to make your very own A5 Leather Satchel 'Axel Tiny'.

Made from the best British Leather sourced from a small family run tannery in the West Midlands. 

'Axel Tiny' is a neat, practical satchel for everyday use, finished with limited edition brass or chrome plated feature buckles, big enough to pop a tablet or a kindle inside along with your everyday essentials. 

Fitted with an adjustable strap for wearing across your body and the option of adding initials to personalise.

The satchel is both practical and stylish and is a contemporary take on a traditional classic.

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Leather Craft 'Strap' Workshop with Catherine Edwards
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Craft 'Strap' Workshop with Catherine Edwards

75.00

A small and friendly one day workshop, supervised by Catherine Edwards, Leather Designer Maker.

The 'Leather Strap' one day workshop is a great way to introduce yourself to working with leather using the best British Leather sourced from a small family run tannery in the West Midlands. 

Make your own personalised belt, in a choice of colours and finishes using best quality British leather. Or make a Dog Collar & Lead or a Leather Guitar/Ukulele Strap, the choice is yours.

Under the expert guidance of Catherine you will cover a range of techniques and skills, with all tools and materials provided.

  • select leather

  • cut straps and belt loops

  • punch ends and buckle slots

  • bevel and dye edges

  • skive buckle end turnover, loops and strap end

  • fit buckle and punch stitch and rivet holes

  • rivet and stitch

  • glue loops and punch stitch holes

  • stitch

  • mark belt holes and punch

  • wax finish and assemble

  • punch initials or name

 

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Leather Craft Satchel Workshop with Catherine Edwards
Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Craft Satchel Workshop with Catherine Edwards

180.00

A two day weekend workshop working with Leather Designer Maker Catherine Edwards you will have the opportunity to make your very own A5 Leather Satchel 'Axel Tiny'.

Made from the best British Leather sourced from a small family run tannery in the West Midlands. 

'Axel Tiny' is a neat, practical satchel for everyday use, finished with limited edition brass or chrome plated feature buckles, big enough to pop a tablet or a kindle inside along with your everyday essentials. 

Fitted with an adjustable strap for wearing across your body and the option of adding initials to personalise.

The satchel is both practical and stylish and is a contemporary take on a traditional classic.

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WEA Creative Textiles with Harriet Lawton
Sep
6
to Oct 18

WEA Creative Textiles with Harriet Lawton

The creative course aims to explore textiles as an art form, focusing specifically on the way textiles can communicate narratives and tell stories.

Taking an experimental approach to textiles, learners will gain a grounding in a range of textile techniques. They will have the chance to experiment with a variety of processes whilst working with both traditional and alternative materials.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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Ceramics Year 3 with Helen Roberts
Sep
10
to Dec 3

Ceramics Year 3 with Helen Roberts

120.00

The Ceramics Year Three 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.

Bags of clay can be purchased from the school for £10 per bag

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Painting for Beginners and Improvers
Sep
11
to Dec 4

Painting for Beginners and Improvers

180.00

Learn and improve your painting techniques with Peter Stanyer MA (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
Sep
12
to Dec 5

Drawing for Improvers and Advanced

150.00

Led by our talented artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (RCA), this course will enable you to 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 with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA
Sep
12
to Dec 5

Drawing for Beginners with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA

150.00

Drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (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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Youth Art with Harriet Lawton
Sep
12
to Dec 5

Youth Art with Harriet Lawton

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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Letterpress with Terry Collins
Sep
13
to Dec 6

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, Terry Collins, you will be introduced to typeset and guided 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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Ceramics for Complete Beginners with Helen Roberts
Sep
13
to Dec 6

Ceramics for Complete Beginners with Helen Roberts

120.00

A beginners introduction to handbuilt ceramics. This structured course is project based and will help you gain confidence and understanding of a wide range of skills and techniques including slab work, modelling, coiling and various decorative techniques.

This is an on going course with each six week block building on the one before. 

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

Bags of clay can be purchased from the school for £10 per bag

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Life Drawing with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)
Sep
13
to Dec 6

Life Drawing with Peter Stanyer MA (RCA)

210.00

Life Drawing with artist educator Peter Stanyer MA (RCA), during these workshops 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 Club with Sarah O'Boyle
Sep
15
to Dec 15

Kids Saturday Club with Sarah O'Boyle

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 4 themed workshops, one per month.

September - Egyptian Art

October - Microscopic World

November - Fidget, Toys & Trinkets

December - Xmas Arts & Crafts

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 MA (RCA) to keep you busy too!

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Drawing Experience with Peter Stanyer
Sep
15
to Dec 15

Drawing Experience with Peter Stanyer

10.00

Whilst your kids are being taught by Sarah O'Boyle, why not spend your time productively with our very own Peter Stanyer MA (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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Leather Apron with Catherine Edwards
Sep
16
to Dec 9

Leather Apron with Catherine Edwards

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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WEA Creative Drawing with Sarah O'Boyle
Sep
17
to Dec 3

WEA Creative Drawing with Sarah O'Boyle

This course will enable students to develop a visual vocabulary through drawing within an art historical context.

You will learn ways of expressing your observations using tone, line and texture. You will gain an understanding of analytical, expressive and observation drawing.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Printmaking with Susan Wright
Sep
18
to Dec 4

WEA Printmaking with Susan Wright

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 for several types of printing, such as; monoprinting, collagraph, drypoint, and linoprinting.

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 outcomes.

This course also offers opportunities for students with some printmaking skills to further develop those skills and work on their own individual projects.

To book please visit www.wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Art for Wellbeing with Sarah O'Boyle
Sep
21
to Dec 7

WEA Art for Wellbeing with Sarah O'Boyle

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to explore a variety of art and craft techniques through a series of mini projects.

The sessions will be very flexible with students being given the opportunity to personalise their own learning journey towards the end of the course. Students will be able to work at their own pace.

Each class will be delivered in a very relaxed and gentle way, offering students the chance to escape the pressures of daily life and just enjoy experimenting in a creative, fun environment.

 To book please visit www.wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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Bookbinding with Terry Collins
Sep
27
to Nov 22

Bookbinding with Terry Collins

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.

Working with Terry Collins you will receive 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.

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 Felted Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle
Oct
5
to Mar 22

Felted Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle

80.00

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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*New* GCSE & Advanced A-Level Art
Oct
11
to Dec 13

*New* GCSE & Advanced A-Level Art

from 25.00

The Artworks GCSE and A-Level Art Club gives students aged 13-18 the opportunity to work on their coursework within in a dedicated Art School environment, outside of their regular school hours. 

Students will be encouraged to develop an independent practice whilst receiving guidance and specialist tutorial support from our experienced Artist Educator Harriet Lawton.

They will have access to equipment and materials including paper, drawing materials, paint. In addition they will have the opportunity to use unique facilities such as our printing presses and screen printing equipment where relevant. 

To allow for flexibility, sessions are available to book individually or as a set at a discounted price. 


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Leather Clutch Bag with Catherine Edwards
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Clutch Bag with Catherine Edwards

75.00

Design, create and style your own Envelope Clutch bag or Document Case from a choice of leathers using a variety of fastenings.

The bag is perfect for a night out with room for all the essentials, and the A4 document case is exactly the right size for papers, photos, music or even larger tablets, they both make a lovely gift for someone or for yourself.

Learn to pattern cut, stitch, attach fastenings and wax finish your bag or case, after personalising with your chosen initials.

Guided trough each step of the way with Catherine Edwards, small and friendly classes suitable for both beginners and the more experienced.


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Expressive Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle
Nov
3
to Apr 7

Expressive Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle

190.00

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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Creative Weaving with Sarah O'Boyle, in partnership with the WEA
Nov
8
to Nov 15

Creative Weaving with Sarah O'Boyle, in partnership with the WEA

This is the first of two short taster courses exploring creative

weaving. In this session you will be introduced to a traditional

coiling technique. Students will have the opportunity to produce a

woven bowl using a variety of man made, natural and recycled

materials. You will also be introduced to a variety of other

techniques such as peg loom, stick, inkle and paper weaving. This

course is suited to both beginners and more advanced weavers.

Throughout the sessions, students will:

  • Students will learn about traditional and contemporary weaving techniques from around the world.

  • Student will have the opportunity to follow step-by-step guided instructions as well as work in a more free, experimental way.

  • Students will explore shape, form, structure and texture.

  • Students will experiment with a variety of man made, natural and recycled materials.

  • Students will create their own coiled yarn bowl.

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Etching with Susan Wright
Nov
22
to Nov 29

WEA Etching with Susan Wright

These taster sessions are to provide an introduction to and opportunities to develop the skills and techniques of non toxic etching on metal. This will lead to the creation of a series of hand printed artworks.

  • 1st session - This session will provide you with an introduction to the technique of etching on metal using non toxic chemicals through clear, step-by-step instructions. The course will introduce the basic skills and methods of how to prepare and etch a metal plate and print onto paper using an etching press. As well as learning this new skill you will also explore the connection between art and etching so as to develop and inspire your own creative outcomes. 

  • 2nd session - This session will provide you with an introduction to the technique of etching using non toxic chemicals through clear, step-by-step instructions. The course will introduce the basic skills and methods of how to prepare and etch a metal plate print onto paper using an etching press. As well as learning this new skill you will also explore the connection between art and etching to develop and inspire your own creative outcomes. Students who have already done a taster session will be able to explore other mark making techniques and ways of using colour to enhance and develop their print making skills.


To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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WEA Xmas Textiles with Harriet Lawton
Dec
6
to Dec 13

WEA Xmas Textiles with Harriet Lawton

The creative course aims to explore textiles as an art form, focusing specifically on traditional festive textile techniques. Taking an experimental approach to textiles, learners will use a range of textile techniques to create their own textile decorations and products.  

By the end of the course you will be able to:

1. Use handstitch techniques to explore festive patterns.

2. Use a sewing machine to assemble products.

3. Use traditional embellishment techniques such as beading and sequins.

4. Create a Christmas-themed product or decoration.

5. Gain knowledge of festive textile decorations and products in different cultures. 

To book please visit wea.org.uk

If your course is not free, you may still be entitled to a reduced or free course. You will usually need to be:

  • A UK or EU/EEA citizen, and

  • Resident in the UK for 3 years when the course starts, and

  • On an income-based benefit

    • Job Seekers Allowance

    • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA - work related)

    • Universal Credit and earn less than £330 per month

    • 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

  • Asylum seeker - You will need to show proof of Asylum Support, and that you have been in the UK legally for six months or more, and that the Home Office is still considering your claim. You will need to show your Asylum Registration Card or equivalent.

  • Where household income is less than £20,000

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Artist Talk with Jamie Frost
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Artist Talk with Jamie Frost

Join Artist Jamie Frost as he shares insights into his woodcarving and drawing practice which will be on display in The Way of The Flesh exhibition. 

Jamie has most recently exhibited in London with The Society of Portrait Sculptors and one of Jamie's major pieces will have just returned from this exhibition. In addition to this, Jamie has recently been accepted as a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors. This exhibition has been made possible with the support of The Arts Council England. 

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Expressive Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Expressive Landscapes with Valerie Wartelle

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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GCSE Art Club Exam Preparation with Harriet Lawton
Apr
4
to Apr 11

GCSE Art Club Exam Preparation with Harriet Lawton

from 30.00

The Artworks GCSE Art Club 'Exam Preparation' workshop is aimed specifically at students who are working towards their GCSE Art exam or any other aspects of their GCSE Art course work. 

Students will receive expert guidance and specialist tutorial support from our experienced artist educator Harriet Lawton. They will be working within an authentic art school environment with access to equipment and materials including paper, drawing materials and paint.  

To provide flexibility the course will consist of two sessions totalling six hours and will be held during the Easter holidays. 

The sessions will be held on

Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00am till 2.00pm

Wednesday 11 April 2018 11.00am till 2.00pm

The cost for both sessions is £50 or alternatively there is an option to attend individual sessions, however these will be at the rate of £30 per session. 

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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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Introduction to Lightroom in partnership with Calderdale Adult Learning
Mar
7
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. 

The course will be held at Heath Campus, Free School Lane Halifax.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

- Recycled 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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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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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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Youth Art
Jan
10
to Mar 28

Youth Art

from 40.00

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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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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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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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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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 MA (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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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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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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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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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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