“Josie was very kind, approachable and encouraging. I am not not as terrified! The tutor, course and food – all excellent!”

– Penny
Art for the Terrified

“Everyone friendly and supportive. feel OK about not being very good and there were techniques I could actually go home and reproduce. I am inspired to carry on and come back!!”

– Ann
Essential Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Difficult to choose the best bit! Great to try a number of different types of materials for bead making – and the food was excellent!”

– Lindsay
Beads, Beads, Beads

Tags: Creative Home Jewellery Making

“ArtisOn is somewhere you can feel like an "artist" even if you don't have an artistic bone in your body but just love doing it.”

– Julie Harris
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“I most enjoyed the finished product – taking my bag home all completed!”

– Sarah
Making Felt Bags

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“The gradual building of ‘skills’ gave me a different perspective – not just paper but a potential picture”

– Susan
Introducing Papermaking

Tags: Paper-Based Creativity

“Tutor clearly hugely experienced. Very encouraging and able to clearly give hints and tips. Learned some new things. Fun. Great food. First ever painting tuition and both really enjoyed it”

– Linda and Ron
Introducing Acrylics

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Excellent courses, excellent value, made extremely welcome by everyone. Makes yu want to come back again and again...”

– Haydon Cooper
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“I enjoyed the structured approach which meant I felt I could achieve. The instant feeling that I could do it and I didn’t need to worry that I might be the worst in the class.”

– Sue
Essential Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Learning how to felt was great – as was the food!”

– Freya
Nuno Felt Scarves

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“It was a very relaxing yet energetic day - just what I needed!”

– Derek
Woodturning using a Pole Lathe

Tags: Heritage Crafts Wood & Stone

“Can’t think of anything you should change – it was excellent! Sheila gave us lots of interesting techniques in a relaxed way. Very informative and knowledgeable. The whole experience was great – I will be coming on the Dyeing workshop.”

– Beverley
Textures in Felt

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“Encouraging in a genuinely helpful way – lunch was delicious!”

– Sue
Art for Starters

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“The tutor was very knowledgeable and gave very clear demonstrations.  I enjoyed the whole experience.”

– Lori
Freehand Machine Embroidery