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Art, Sculpture and Print Making

With lots of different mediums to explore and techniques to master, our wide selection of Art, Sculpture and Printing workshops will allow you to discover the artist within.

Keeping workshops classes small and working with Tutors who are experts in their field, all of our workshops are suitable for both complete beginners or for those of you who just want an opportunity to brush up on your creative skills!

Unless otherwise stated, timings for all workshops are as follows:

One day workshops - 9.30am to 3pm (includes homemade lunch and refreshments through the day)

Half day workshops - 9.30am to 12pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments)

Evening workshops - 7pm to 9pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments)

Morning demonstrations with lunch - 11am to 2pm (will also include morning refreshments)

    April 2014

  1. Winning Ways with Watercolours

    Winning Ways with Watercolours

    Tuesday 29 April (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Have you ever wanted to know how artists achieve those wonderful effects in watercolour? Or keen to develop your own skills with this medium to confidently put brush to paper? Then this one day workshop with local artist and teacher Sonia Hawes will show you how it's done!
  2. May 2014

  3. Five a Day - Drawing, Painting and Collaging

    Five a Day - Drawing, Painting and Collaging

    Tuesday 20 May (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    drawing, painting and collaging fruit and vegetables in exciting ways - more details to follow
  4. An Introduction to Printmaking

    An Introduction to Printmaking

    Wednesday 21 May (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    On this one day introductory course, Iain Hodgkinson will take you through the basic techniques of printmaking to create textural and beautiful images with this versatile medium. You will learn different effects that can be achieved, choose a preferred method to create a print, create a ‘plate’ from which to print in Lino, drypoint or woodcut and create a finished print to take home.
  5. June 2014

  6. Wire Sculpture - Chickens, Geese & Feathered Friends!

    Wire Sculpture - Chickens, Geese & Feathered Friends!

    Saturday 7 June (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £95.00

    During this fun hands-on workshop, using both single strand and chicken wire, Lindsay will show you how to create and develop the form of a bird in wire! From a Chicken, Goose or Bird of Prey, you can choose your 'feathered friend' and with help and guidance from Lindsay, bring it to life in wire!

  7. Fabulous Summer Landscapes with Mixed Media

    Fabulous Summer Landscapes with Mixed Media

    Tuesday 17 June (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Have fun experimenting and using mixed media - paint and pencils, papers and glue - to represent the lovely landscapes of Northamptonshire on paper ...all abilities welcome!
  8. July 2014

  9. Monoprinting

    Monoprinting

    Wednesday 9 July (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Monoprinting workshop - more details to follow.
  10. September 2014

  11. An Acrylic Painting in a Day - Celebration of Summer

    An Acrylic Painting in a Day - Celebration of Summer

    Wednesday 10 September (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    An acrylic painting in a day - more details to follow.
  12. An Introduction to Printmaking

    An Introduction to Printmaking

    Friday 19 September (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    On this one day introductory course, Iain Hodgkinson will take you through the basic techniques of printmaking to create textural and beautiful images with this versatile medium. You will learn different effects that can be achieved, choose a preferred method to create a print, create a ‘plate’ from which to print in Lino, drypoint or woodcut and create a finished print to take home.
  13. October 2014

  14. Wire Sculpture - Chickens, Geese & Feathered Friends!

    Wire Sculpture - Chickens, Geese & Feathered Friends!

    Saturday 4 October (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £95.00

    During this fun hands-on workshop, using both single strand and chicken wire, Lindsay will show you how to create and develop the form of a bird in wire! From a Chicken, Goose or Bird of Prey, you can choose your 'feathered friend' and with help and guidance from Lindsay, bring it to life in wire!

  15. Introduction to Drypoint Etching

    Introduction to Drypoint Etching

    Thursday 9 October (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you have ever wanted to ask someone if they'd like to see your etchings, now's your chance! This versatile and effective printmaking technique will be demonstrated by Iain and you will be able to create your own etching plate, ink it and print it.
  16. Collograph Printing (1st Day of 2 Day Course)

    Collograph Printing (1st Day of 2 Day Course)

    Tuesday 21 October (Course)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £175.00

    Come and explore this diverse method of printmaking, making your own collaged plate in the first week and then you will learn how to ink and print it in the second week, with lots of time to experiment with different effects and colours.
  17. Collograph Printing (2nd Day of 2 Day Course)

    Collograph Printing (2nd Day of 2 Day Course)

    Thursday 23 October (Course)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £0.00

    Come and explore this diverse method of printmaking, making your own collaged plate in the first week and then you will learn how to ink and print it in the second week, with lots of time to experiment with different effects and colours.
  18. November 2014

  19. Life Drawing

    Life Drawing

    Tuesday 18 November (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Life drawing - more details to follow.
  20. Lino Printing Christmas Cards (1st of 2 evenings)

    Lino Printing Christmas Cards (1st of 2 evenings)

    Thursday 27 November (Course)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £48.50

    Give your Christmas cards a very personal touch this year and join us for this set of two evening workshops where you will learn the art of lino printing to produce a wonderful piece of artwork.

    This form of fine art printmaking is a great technique to use for making Christmas cards as once you've cut the design in the lino, you're ready to print as many cards as you need.

    So come and learn this new technique, and make your cards to stand out from the crowd and impress your family and friends with your creative flair!
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  21. December 2014

  22. Lino Printing Christmas Cards (2nd of 2 evenings)

    Lino Printing Christmas Cards (2nd of 2 evenings)

    Thursday 4 December (Course)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £0.00

    Give your Christmas cards a very personal touch this year and join us for this set of two evening workshops where you will learn the art of lino printing to produce a wonderful piece of artwork.

    This form of fine art printmaking is a great technique to use for making Christmas cards as once you've cut the design in the lino, you're ready to print as many cards as you need.

    So come and learn this new technique, and make your cards to stand out from the crowd and impress your family and friends with your creative flair!
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