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 [...]

An Introduction to Botanical Art – Workshop with Ros Franklin

2020-03-06T14:30:14+00:00June 12th, 2020||

‘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 [...]

Landscape Fragments: experiments with texture in clay

2020-03-07T14:11:32+00:00June 11th, 2020||

An evening workshop with Hilary LaForce at Little Buckland Gallery on the outskirts of Broadway. Working with porcelain this evening workshop will explore the possibilities for working with pattern and texture in clay. Using Hilary’s ‘Fragile Landscape’ pots as an inspiration we will create two dimensional but layered pieces. Hilary LaForce makes one-off ceramic pieces [...]

Kids “Connecting with Nature” Workshop with Jane Bevan

2020-03-12T11:14:30+00:00June 11th, 2020|, |

Young artists (age 5+) will be making woodland creatures and fantastical worlds by selecting from a wide range of garden and woodland materials and a small block of clay. We will handle and explore a range of natural materials and share stories about the countryside and plants, including individual plant properties and names. Jane Bevan [...]

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2020-03-07T14:22:40+00:00June 11th, 2020||

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 [...]

Connecting with Nature Workshop with Jane Bevan

2020-03-07T17:21:44+00:00June 11th, 2020||

Jane Bevan is an artist with a passion for English woodlands, who forages for natural materials which she ties, stitches and binds together to make her artworks. Her materials are those that might otherwise be trodden on or overlooked, such as feathers, twigs, bark, seeds and thorns reflecting the beauty and perfection in the detail [...]

Wire Bird Sculpture Workshop with Rachel Higgins

2020-03-07T17:05:37+00:00June 11th, 2020||

Renowned local artist Rachel Higgins is a metal animal sculptor and a member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden. Back by popular demand after her sell-out workshop in 2018, she will be leading a workshop using a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering, riveting... to create a 3D metal bird from [...]

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