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BOOKING: detailed information at the end of this list

To book or enquire about any of our courses please do so in store or call 0191 2615618 (option 1)

Materials and refreshments included.


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Life Drawing

TUTOR: Narbi Price

Wednesdays

6pm - 9pm

13th, 20th,27th, August & 3rd Sept.

4 x 3 hour sessions

Course Fee £120

Using a range of provided media and materials, this course provides an in-depth introduction to a selection of Life Drawing practices with artist Narbi Price. Working from an unclothed model, each class will explore a different aspect of the Life Drawing process and develop each student's skills in drawing and looking.
 
materials and refreshments are provided


Painting 101

TUTOR : Narbi Price

 
How Painting Works 
Saturday

 

11am - 4pm

30th August

1 x 5 hour session

Course Fee £35

Part-lecture, part-workshop, part-surgery, join technical expert and self-confessed 'paint geek' Narbi Price for this one day event exploring all of the main painting media. Fundamental to producing successful paintings is a good working knowledge of the materials used - this session will look at making paintings from the ground up and address common problems and pitfalls.

Covering surfaces, brushes, mediums, the paint itself and importantly, the 'rules' of good painting practice and how to break them!

There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask whatever technical questions you like, however unusual!"

materials and refreshments are provided


Silk Painting

TUTOR: Marcia Todman

Saturdays

10am - 1pm

6th,13th, 20th September

3 x 4 hour sessions

Course Fee £65

 
Artist Marcia Todman leads this 3 day workshop, demonstrating a range of silk painting styles and methods, including stretching silk. All materials provided.


DRAWING for the Terrified...

TUTOR :
JENNY PURRETT

Wednesdays

24th September
1st, 8th, 15th October

10am -1 pm

Course Fee £75

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Drawing for the Terrified.......
for those who think they can't draw but want to be able to.
 
Jenny Purrett will lead this 4 week introduction to drawing techniques, suitable for all abilities but that may help you find the budding artist within if you have never picked up a pencil! We will look at ways you can tap into the drawing side of your brain and then develop a few techniques to get you drawing through observation.
 
Course fee includes all materials and refreshments.
 

Creative Drawing:
Expressive Faces

TUTOR :
JENNY PURRETT


Saturday
27th September

10am -4 pm

Course Fee £45

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A Day to Play.......
Using Photographic imagery we will look at a varriety of ways to make dramatic, expressive drawings of people. The focus is on fun and experimentation. Images to work on willl be provided, athough if you want to work from specific images, then do bring them along.Suitable for all levels of drawing experience.
 
Course fee includes all materials and refreshments excluding lunch.
 

Cut & Sew

TUTORS: Sarah Grant & Hannah Shaw

Saturdays
19th & 26th October

10am - 3pm

14th June

2 x 5 hour Sessions

Course Fee £75

Taking you one cut & stitch further to being a dress maker! Tutors Hannah Shaw and Sarah Grant will teach you the basics of pattern cutting as you create a skirt block from your own measurements, cutting and sewing a toile of your design during this workshop.
 

materials and refreshments are provided


BOOK BINDING

TUTOR : DEIRDRE THOMPSON

Saturday 8th
November

10-4pm

£55

Deirdre Thomspon will lead this workshop days on bookbinding techniques, understanding the materials involved and making your
first bind.! Examples of Deirdre's work are for sale in our Craftshop.

 

 

 

 

 


Soft Pastels

TUTOR: Aidan Doyle

Wednesdays

12th,19th,26th November
3rd December

1.30pm - 4.30pm

4 x 3 hour session

Course Fee £75

Aidan will demonstrate his free and bold style of drawing and illustrating with pastel, charcoal and graphite. Students will be encouraged to develop their skills and free-up their drawing and painting techniques.
 
materials and refreshments are provided



Chinese Brush Painting

TUTOR : Dr.Chun-Chao Chiu

Saturdays
15th, 22nd,29th
, November

6th December

10-1 pm

4 x 3 hour sessions

Course Fee £80

Chun-Chao will lead this four week course. All materials are included and the course aims to provide an indepth introduction into a selection of Chinese Water Colour painting techniques.
 
There have been a lot of requests for us
to organise this course so early booking is advised.
 


Building Drawing Skills

TUTOR : Sophie Foster

Saturdays
 
10am - 4pm
 
4th - 25th October
 
4 x 6 hour sessions
 
Course Fee £45 per day
A 4 part course for everyone who has always wanted to be able to draw.
Book any session or buy all 4 for a 10% discount.
more information soon
 
 
materials and refreshments are provided excluding lunch. Tea and Coffee is free in the Jazz Cafe with any lunchtime course

New Brochure and more events to be published soon....

Watercolour, Leatherwork, Life Drawing, illustration, Bookbinding


Customer Testimonies;

 

'Class size was perfect, tutoring was great.
They gave plenty of advice without stifling creativity'

 'Tutoring excellent! Good size class'

 'A very pleasant venue, made to feel very comfortable in the premises'

 

'It has been a brain storming and eye opener course,
I did things that I am not used to doing.'

 

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The David Fry School of Ceramics

ADULT LEARNING

 

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