Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

2021-01-04T12:50:14+00:00June 13th, 2021||

This is an exciting opportunity to join wood sculptor Natasha Houseago for a taster of wood carving skills on the village green. Natasha works with locally fallen green wood and you will have the chance to pick your choice of cherry, lime or perhaps ash to start your piece. Each participant will learn how to [...]

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2021-01-11T13:35:39+00:00June 13th, 2021||

This is an opportunity for those who are either novices or have some basic to medium silversmithing skills, to learn a variety of techniques under the careful tutorage of Karen Lockton and her daughter, Francesca. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a solid sterling silver pendant. Karen and Francesca run [...]

Life Drawing for the Slightly Nervous! Workshop with Simon Fry

2021-01-04T12:43:36+00:00June 13th, 2021||

The session is directed at keen artists willing to have a go at one of the most exciting and rewarding subjects in art. Drawing from the life-model might seem daunting but let me put your mind at rest; if you haven’t tried it before I’m sure you will find it so enjoyable you’ll wonder what [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:23:38+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:24:58+00:00June 12th, 2021||

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2021-01-11T16:51:51+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst’s spin paintings, Artbase will help youngsters recreate his colourful masterpieces using pencil, poster paint and decoupage papers on a base of good quality cartridge paper. They will experiment with colour blending and different brush techniques to emulate the striking patterns and shapes. Returning to the festival after very popular art [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:26:36+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:27:32+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2021-01-11T16:56:50+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst’s spin paintings, Artbase will help youngsters recreate his colourful masterpieces using pencil, poster paint and decoupage papers on a base of good quality cartridge paper. They will experiment with colour blending and different brush techniques to emulate the striking patterns and shapes. Returning to the festival after very popular art [...]

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2021-01-04T14:23:39+00:00June 11th, 2021||

An opportunity to practice plein air painting in oils with Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters and author of Vibrant Oils, to guide you. In the special setting of Russell House, where Sargent famously painted Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, learn about Haidee-Jo’s fresh and vibrant approach to capturing the light and [...]

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