Art Workshops 2018

Art Workshops 

Here are the various Art workshops that I offer. They are suitable for beginners and more experienced artists interested in trying something new. Please contact me via the contact page if you are interested or text me on 07939 152887.
Langford Church Hall, Bedfordshire, SG18 9QE.
Parking available next to the hall, in front of the church.

Dates:
Saturday 10th February 2018
Saturday 14th April 2018
Saturday 19th May 2018 
Saturday 23rd June 2018
Saturday 27th October 2018
"CUT AND PASTE" [details BELOW]
Saturday 24th November 2018
"STILL LIFE WITH MONO-PRINT" [details BELOW]

Loosen the Line Workshop: 
Saturday 10th February 2018
10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost £60 per person.
Acrylic paint, ink and acrylic pens, gold leaf on heavy archival paper. P.s introducing YUPO paper too!  
A fun workshop using a technique known as "blind contour drawing" -where you look at an object but not at what you are drawing. You will add colour and interest to your work using various media.
All materials supplied by me - just bring a packed lunch and a mug. 
I will provide refreshments.

Mixed Media Abstract Workshop 
Saturday 14th April 2018
10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost £60 per person.
Acrylic paints, rice paper, acrylic pens, stencils, pages from old books, gold leaf, pens, ink rollers, gel medium and various papers. 
A workshop using a variety of media to create an abstract painting made from your own collage pieces.
You will create fun under-painting and then add various collage elements that you create yourselves using various mark making techniques. You will have your own mat board to frame your finished piece.
All materials will be supplied by me – just bring a packed lunch and a mug. :-)
I will provide refreshments.

Mixed Media Still Life Workshop: 
Mixed Media Still Life Workshop:
Saturday 19th May 2018
10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost £60 per person.
Acrylic paint, stencils, text from old books, paint, stencils, an ink roller, gold-leaf and acrylic pens on 400gsm Fabriano paper.
An art workshop using a variety of media including gold-leaf to create a Still Life painting. You will start with a no pressure and fun under-painting and then add your still life using the "blind contour drawing" method. Then you'll block out some of the negative space around the objects. All materials will be supplied by me – just bring a packed lunch and a mug :-)
I will provide refreshments.

Words and Whimsy
Saturday 23rd June
10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost £60 per person.
Acrylic paints, stencils, text from books and newspapers, gold leaf and acrylic pens, ink rollers, gel medium on 400gsm Fabriano Pittura paper.
With a focus on using text in various ways to make collage papers and using the blind contour drawing method to make an abstracted final piece.

CUT AND PASTE
ABSTRACT COLLAGE ON BOARD
Saturday 27th October 2018
10.30am – 3.30pm. Cost £60 per person.
Acrylic paints, rice paper, acrylic pens, stencils, pages from old books, gold leaf, pens, ink rollers and gel medium.

With a focus on mark making we will create a unique collage. We will paint using a roller, print and cut shapes from various papers in experimental ways to create a range of interesting effects. Then cut and paste together to make a dynamic abstract composition.
The final piece will be on a wooden panel 24cm x 30cm approx.

All materials will be supplied by me – just bring a packed lunch and a mug if you like a bigger cup. Refreshments provided.

STILL LIFE WITH MONO-PRINT
WITH BLIND CONTOUR DRAWING
Saturday 24th November 2018
Acrylic paints, acrylic pens, stencils, gold leaf,  ink rollers, grease-proof paper, gel medium and gold leaf.

With a focus on the blind contour drawing method, you will start with a loose and free under painting using a variety of media and techniques. You will then create a mono-print using the transfer technique. Lastly you will paint into the negative space and enhance your favourite parts of the painting. We will be working on 400gsm fabriano paper.

All materials will be supplied by me – just bring a packed lunch and a mug if you like a bigger cup. Refreshments provided.

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  1. Sylvia Ditch avatar
    Sylvia Ditch Jan 9, 2018

    I would like to book a place on your workshop on Feb 10 th if u have a space.

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    Sylvia ditch Jan 9, 2018

    Would like to come to February workshop

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    Sylvia ditch Jan 9, 2018

    Would like to come to February workshop