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23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Watercolour Painting: Perspectives Made Easy

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This short course, equally suitable for near beginners and those who have painted in watercolours for a while, will help you understand perspective. You will also be shown how to add life to your paintings with people and animals. Lots of ideas can be shared and practised to improve your confidence and make your painting much more pleasurable.
About the organiser
FSC Flatford Mill,
East Bergholt,
Suffolk,
CO7 6UL   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Wheel throwing (intensive)

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Learners will have one wheel each. This course covers all techniques from basic beginner level skills such as clay preparation, centring, throwing to cylinder, bowls and turning a foot ring. More advanced learners will be challenged with individual tasks such as lids, spouts and plates etc. There will be an opportunity to try the more challenging aspects of wheel throwing techniques.
About the organiser
 
23 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 July ‘14

Creative Watercolours for Beginners

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
A weekend course for complete beginners, who would like careful, structured tuition on how to get the most out of this beautiful transparent medium.
You will be introduced to the qualities of watercolour paints, brushes and papers and then shown how to create washes, mix colours and use tone as a way of giving your paintings depth.
About the organiser
FSC Flatford Mill,
East Bergholt,
Suffolk,
CO7 6UL   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

'See and Shoot': Capturing Your Creativity in the Lake District

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course is intended for anyone who enjoys photography outdoors. Making the most of the beautiful surroundings of The Lake District, the course will encourage you to get your camera switched away from the 'green square' /automatic setting and make use of the full capabilities of your camera. During the course we will look at controlling depth of field and composition.
About the organiser
FSC Blencathra,
Threlkeld,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4SG   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Drawing and Painting Birds

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course concentrates on drawing and painting birds from life. Ideas will be applied at different locations in Cumbria where we will also be able to get close to birds. Suitable for both beginners and the more experienced. By the end of the week you will have the tools available to proceed and progress on your own, deepening your understanding and appreciation of these beautiful creatures.
About the organiser
FSC Blencathra,
Threlkeld,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4SG   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Modern Wooden Boat Building

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Shape and fit glued clinker and cold moulded planks and practice the methods of strip planking and stitch and tape boat building. Learn the basics of scarfing (lengthening planking timbers). Understand the theory of modern methods for setting up building moulds and backbone
arrangements and basic lamination of timber components.
About the organiser
Boat Building Academy Ltd,
Lyme Regis Marine Centre,
Monmouth Beach,
Lyme Regis,
Dorset,
DT7 3JN   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Towards Abstraction

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course will introduce practising landscape artists of all abilities to abstraction. You will be experimenting with different methods and materials based on key areas of 20th c. art e.g. Mondrian's paintings of trees. There will be activities to engage, stimulate, develop and help you to view things in a new way and create your own idiosyncratic responses from the stunning local landscapes.
About the organiser
FSC Blencathra,
Threlkeld,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4SG   map
 
23-25 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 - Fri 25 July ‘14

Summer Painting

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course provides artists with the opportunity of working within Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve, Slapton village and various coastal locations. The aim is to build confidence in various skills, including drawing and perspective, and to explore colour theory through your chosen media.
About the organiser
FSC Slapton Ley,
Slapton,
Kingsbridge,
Devon,
TQ7 2QP   map
 
23 July ‘14 »
Wed 23 July ‘14

Weaving workshops

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Every Wednesday - four sessions in each month - from 7-9pm. I'll show you how to weave a beautiful wall hanging cascading with colour. We shall look at examples of weaving. You will learn how to make a heddle and how to thread up a box loom.
About the organiser
Beetle Felt Studio,
23, Chatburn Road,
Chorlton,
Manchester,
M21 0XP   map
Tel: 01618816309
Mbl: 0777 240 9308
beetlefelt@gmail.com
www.beetlefelt.co.uk
 
23 July - 3 Aug ‘14 »
Wed 23 July - Sun 3 Aug ‘14

Inner Worlds: Tech Noir and The Gothic

Event Types: Craft Course/Workshop · Gallery Exhibition
A months residency where artist and photographer Wayne Mitchelson transforms the gallery into a strange and interesting world inspired by the novels of Philip K. Dick, J.G. Ballard and Edgar Allen Poe using digital photographic prints and hand drawn murals. Wayne will be drawing between the spaces of some of his photographs to create his own visual story and you the viewer are invited to watch him
About the organiser
Sock Gallery,
Charnwood Borough Council,
Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 3EB   map
 
 

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