Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2021-05-20T20:11:12+01:00June 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 colleague, Dawn. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a solid sterling silver pendant. Karen and her daughter, [...]

Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

2021-06-10T11:55:31+01:00June 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 [...]

Life Drawing for the Slightly Nervous! Workshop with Simon Fry

2021-06-05T22:24:46+01:00June 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 [...]

Children’s “Let’s Paint!” Workshop with Artist in Residence Antonia Black

2021-03-18T14:58:21+00:00June 12th, 2021|, , , |

An opportunity for youngsters to paint with our enthusiastic artist in residence, Antonia Black! In her "Let's paint!" session, Antonia will encourage the children to paint big, bright landscapes, full of colour and the joys of a great British summer from beach scenes, rivers and boats to gardens and flowers, friends at play, bike rides, strawberries [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-06-10T23:37:09+01:00June 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 [...]

Children’s “Let’s Paint!” Workshop with Artist in Residence Antonia Black

2021-04-01T11:13:11+01:00June 12th, 2021|, , , |

An opportunity for youngsters to paint with our enthusiastic artist in residence, Antonia Black! In her "Let's paint!" session, Antonia will encourage the children to paint big, bright landscapes, full of colour and the joys of a great British summer from beach scenes, rivers and boats to gardens and flowers, friends at play, bike rides, strawberries [...]

Moss Art Workshop with Bloomery

2021-04-23T19:01:46+01:00June 11th, 2021|, |

Join Allyson from Bloomery using sustainably sourced preserved moss and foliage to create a unique three dimensional piece of art to take away with you and display in your home (30cm x 30cm). The moss is preserved using a completely natural plant based biodegradable preservation process which means it is still soft to touch and indistinguishable from [...]

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2021-04-09T20:38:46+01:00June 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 [...]

An Introduction to Botanical Art – Workshop with Ros Franklin

2021-05-21T15:20:41+01:00June 11th, 2021||

‘An Introduction to Botanical Art’ with RHS Gold Medalist Ros Franklin FLS in the beautiful surroundings of Dormy House. Come and explore the methods used in this traditional art form. You will be shown how to draw accurately, and how to create three-dimensional form using continuous gradational tone in graphite. You will also be introduced [...]

Dry Point printing workshop with Frans Wesselman

2021-05-21T12:23:02+01:00June 11th, 2021||

Join Frans Wesselman, a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers for this half day workshop focusing on dry point printing. This workshop will suit all levels from beginners to more experienced printers as this is a chance to learn from a real , (Dutch) master of this printing artform. The process involves incising (or [...]

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