The Great Broadway Paint-Off is back! Sunday 4th October 2020

2020-09-04T08:46:57+01:00September 4th, 2020|Art Competition, Art Workshop/Demonstration, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that The Great Broadway Paint-Off is back! Your chance to draw or paint our beautiful Cotswolds village for the day and be in with a chance of winning great prizes Buy your ticket through the website in advance Turn up with your blank canvas and your kit at the gazebo [...]

Kids Pet Animation Drawing Workshop with Ali Rice

2020-03-12T09:53:52+00:00June 13th, 2020|, |

Have fun bringing a drawing of your favourite pet to life! With Ali as your guide, your kids will complete a line drawing, trace it onto acetate with permanent pen; then paint the reverse side of the acetate. This animation cell technique was widely used by animation companies before the age of computers and guarantees [...]

Relief Sculpture with Neil Wood

2020-03-08T12:15:04+00:00June 13th, 2020||

Relief Sculpture is significant in the world of art, from ancient times to the present day and continues as a means of creative expression. This workshop will equip you with the skills and knowledge to create your own cast relief artworks- whether something from nature to something more geometric or abstract. Join experienced teacher and [...]

Papercut workshop with Sarah Dennis

2020-03-06T14:12:46+00:00June 12th, 2020||

Paper cutting is a subtractive drawing process, using a craft knife to create negative space, allowing the remaining paper to appear as dynamic lines and shapes. The process of paper cutting is deeply therapeutic and relaxing. Removing shapes to reveal a design takes you into an almost meditative state that sharpens focus and calms the [...]

Stitched Landscape – Textiles Workshop with Ruth Parkinson-Johns

2020-03-07T13:35:02+00:00June 12th, 2020||

Ruth Parkinson-Johns is a local Textile artist and tutor who takes inspiration from her surroundings, the landscapes, wild flowers and the ever changing weather. On this workshop you’ll get the opportunity to experiment in creating your own piece of textile art - an abstract landscape using innovative techniques. You’ll colour and manipulate different materials to [...]

Making Artists Books – a taster session

2020-03-07T13:47:03+00:00June 12th, 2020||

A taster session with Patricia Henry and Stroud Artists Books Participants will be shown three types of blank book structures to make: one stitched, one single page and one folded and will be provided with a starter pack to reproduce these at home. Participants who also attend the printmaking workshop, or who have done so [...]

Papercut workshop with Sarah Dennis

2020-03-07T13:51:45+00:00June 12th, 2020||

Paper cutting is a subtractive drawing process, using a craft knife to create negative space, allowing the remaining paper to appear as dynamic lines and shapes. The process of paper cutting is deeply therapeutic and relaxing. Removing shapes to reveal a design takes you into an almost meditative state that sharpens focus and calms the [...]

Developing Sketchbooks with Nature as Artist with Julie Leach

2020-03-06T14:24:22+00:00June 12th, 2020||

A 2 day workshop for participants of any experience to relax and let nature take the creative strain. Working with printmaker Julie Leach, who collaborates with nature to make work, participants will engage outdoors as hunters and gatherers of nature’s own marks. Participants will use a broad range of print techniques to collect, curate and [...]

Wildlife Drawing workshop with David Skidmore

2020-03-07T13:42:20+00:00June 12th, 2020||

Using graphite pencil, on hot press paper, with references supplied, we will work through initial drawing techniques, building tones to give a 3 dimensional feel, learning the importance of contrast between dark and light. Finally we will look at the details that finish off the piece. Have fun and work at a comfortable pace, suitable [...]