Swing Jive & Lindy-Hop Beginners Dance Workshop: All About Swing

2020-03-08T12:24:16+00:00June 14th, 2020|, |

This dance workshop is aimed at complete beginners or anyone wanting to refresh their fundamental skills of Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop is a partner dance with it roots in the swing jazz of the 30s and 40s. With an infectious feel and music that never fails to get your feet tapping it is very easy [...]

Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

2020-03-08T11:42:09+00:00June 14th, 2020||

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 [...]

Glass Fusing Workshop with Jill Bagnall

2020-03-08T11:43:23+00:00June 14th, 2020||

Create a fabulous and unique free-standing serpentine wave form in fused glass; finished size is approximately 16cms tall by 38cms long by 5cms deep.  This is a substantial piece of artwork! Gorgeous in your home; create a design to catch the light. Or make the perfect handmade gift for a special occasion.   Jill Bagnall, [...]

Free Standing Sculpture with Neil Wood

2020-03-08T11:44:41+00:00June 13th, 2020||

On this workshop with experienced Sculptor and teacher Neil Wood you will create a free standing sculpture. You will construct your sculpture using card, wire and polystyrene before then covering it with plaster bandage. Come along and enjoy an afternoon experimenting with this free and creative and immediate sculpting techniques.   This process allows you [...]

Life Drawing Masterclass with Simon Fry

2020-03-08T12:10:30+00:00June 13th, 2020||

The class is intended for artists with experience at working from the life model who seek an opportunity to further develop their skills and insights. I will pay particular attention to the role of anatomy and the quality of light and reflected light on the figure under controlled lighting effects. Feel free to employ your [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2020-03-12T10:14:51+00:00June 13th, 2020|, |

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

2020-03-12T10:39:29+00:00June 13th, 2020||

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 Pet Animation Drawing Workshop with Ali Rice

2020-03-12T09:59:23+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 [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2020-03-12T10:32:04+00:00June 13th, 2020||

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 [...]