Xmas Textiles
Dec
6
to 13 Dec

Xmas Textiles

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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. 

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.

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Etching
Nov
22
to 29 Nov

Etching

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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.

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.

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Creative Weaving
Nov
8
to 15 Nov

Creative Weaving

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Weaving with Sarah O’Boyle

A fun, practical introduction to Creative Weaving suited to beginners and those with more experience.

You will be introduced to a variety of traditional techniques such as Coiling, Plaiting, Peg Loom, Stick, Inkle and Paper Weaving. You will have the opportunity to make a bowl and container out of a selection of man made, natural and recycled materials.

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.

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GCSE & A Level Art
Oct
11
to 13 Dec

GCSE & A Level Art

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GCSE & A Level Art

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.

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Art for Welbeing
Sep
21
to 7 Dec

Art for Welbeing

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Art for Welbeing 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.

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.

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Printmaking
Sep
18
to 4 Dec

Printmaking

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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.

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.

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Creative Drawing
Sep
17
to 3 Dec

Creative Drawing

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Drawing with Sarah O’Boyle

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

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.

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Kids Art Club
Sep
15
to 15 Dec

Kids Art Club

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Saturday Kids Art Club

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!

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Youth Art
Sep
12
to 5 Dec

Youth Art

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Youth Art with Harriet Lawton

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.

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.

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Creative Textiles
Sep
6
to 18 Oct

Creative Textiles

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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.

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.

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.


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