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Acrylics - Pattern + Texture in the Landscape Using Mixed Media

Sat, 8 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

**Please note the change in tutor from the printed leaflet - Josie's take on creating texture & pattern** From gel mediums to texture pastes there are a multitude of acrylic and mixed media...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

An Introduction to Mosaics **Rescheduled**

Sat, 8 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mosaic decoration - assembling small pieces of glass, ceramic or stone, has been used since ancient times to decorate homes, gardens and places of worship - both inside and out. This workshop with...

£75

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Novice

0 spaces available

NEW

Stone Carving - A Leaping Hare, Carved in Relief

Sat, 8 Sep 2018 - Sun, 9 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hares are the stuff of folklore - they have long been a symbol of fertility and new life. So, whether you're trying your hand with a chisel on stone for the first time,...

£150

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All Levels

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Willow Sculpture - Large Pods + Orbs

Sun, 9 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Use the ancient tradition of weaving willow on a contemporary piece which will enhance any garden. This beautiful willow "orb" (or "pod" if you leave a hole) will look fantastic in the garden...

£75

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All Levels

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Iconic Yorkshire Landscapes in Watercolour

Wed, 12 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dales, moors, mill towns and harbours - Yorkshire has a great store of subjects for the watercolour artist. This course takes a look at some of the landscapes and townscapes that have made...

£75

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Stone Carving - A Sleeping Fox in 3D

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - Fri, 14 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Foxes are the stuff of folklore in cultures all around the world. A source of human fascination, credited with formidable intelligence and inventiveness; often used to illustrate the triumph of brains over brawn....

£210

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Bookbinding - Make an "Open Spine" Book

Thu, 13 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kate Bowles makes handbound books using recycled papers and fabric. Join her to make your own simple open-spine book. During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding...

£75

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Pattern Design - Coasters, Worktop Savers & Mugs

Fri, 14 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Georgia Wilkinson for an exciting day learning about repeat pattern design. Georgia will introduce you to the world of repeat patterns providing you with some of the core design principles...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Art for Absolute Beginners **Extra Date**

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered where to begin? Here's your chance to have a go at art for starters. Get some gentle and fun guidance and try out materials such as watercolours, pastels, ink,...

£75

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Novice

2 spaces available

NEW

Miniature Treasures - Paper Garden in a Tin

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Many of us like to hold on to small things - things we love pared down to their essentials. One very small and barely noticeable thing in the ArtisOn display cabinets has consistently...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sharpening Skills - Household, Craft & DIY Tools

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This one day workshop will allow you to learn about sharpening a wide range of kitchen, household, diy and craft tools. Bring along your blunt tools and learn how to properly sharpen them...

£75

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Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe **Rescheduled**

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rescheduled from march due to snow... Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Beginners: Blacksmith For a Day

Sun, 16 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day. - Understand...

£115

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Novice

0 spaces available

Gorgeous Gluten Free Baking

Sun, 16 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Karen Selby runs Roots and Fruits Home Bakery near Pickering which specialises in gluten free cakes and bakes. She supplies ArtisOn with cakes that prove gluten free really can be gorgeous! You will...

£100

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All Levels

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Photography: Making Water Work

Sun, 16 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enhance your nature photography by making water work as a significant feature of the landscape. You will be taught to recognise the best opportunities for taking a successful image and to examine what...

£75

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Acrylics - Autumn Landscapes

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join local artist Nikky Corker for another day of painting with acrylics that reflects the season. With Nikky as your guide you will work with an autumnal colour palette to create a painting...

£75

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All Levels

1 spaces available

No-Fuss Furniture Painting Using Annie Sloan Paint

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be inspired by Melanie's fresh, friendly and practical approach to furniture painting . Develop your own personal style as you gain confidence in choosing the colours to match the finish. Express your own individual...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Sew Your Own Handy Sewing Organiser

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ArtisOn's ever popular seamstress, Claire Humphries, on a practical sewing day with a highly practical sewing outcome - a handy and attractive organiser for all your sewing kit. Sew this handy organiser...

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Stained Glass Taster Day - Creating a Leaded Glass Framed Mirror

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a one day taste of what it's like to work in leaded stained glass. If you've always fancied having a go but want to dip your toe in on a smaller...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Silversmithing - Silver Bands + Knot Rings

Sat, 22 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Rebecca for a day of silversmithing. Using sterling silver you will be guided through the steps involved in making two rings - a simple band and a Celtic Weave ring - all...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - Sun, 23 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using light and colour to depict images and stories, stained glass has illuminated our lives for centuries. This two day workshop will enable you to create your own stained glass panel roughly the...

£160

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Capturing Coastal Views in Watercolour

Sun, 23 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The British coastline is a varied mix of broad beaches, forbidding cliffs, harbours, piers and tidal islands. This one day watercolour workshop with Ian Scott Massie takes a look at some of the...

£75

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Ceramics - Beautiful Ceramic Buttons

Wed, 26 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This relaxed and fun workshop will be a great introduction to ceramic practice. Learn some of the basic skills and work with a mixture of clays to produce a variety of decorative buttons....

£75

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Willow Sculpture - Chickens & Other Birds

Wed, 26 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this intensive day spent with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson, you will pick up many of the techniques and tips to help you work with willow to create sculpture. By the end of...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Autumn Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£150

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Intermediate

0 spaces available

NEW

Wonderful Ways with Watercolour for Botanical Subjects (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is a series of six 3 hour morning sessions. Dates are: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov Join artist Karen Innes to explore the wonderful world of...

£150

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Autumn Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£150

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Intermediate

1 spaces available

Printmaking - Develop Your Collagraph Techniques (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: Thursday 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov This advanced collagraph printmaking course is aimed at students that have previous experience of creating collagraph prints and who would now...

£150

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Intermediate

0 spaces available

NEW

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Fri, 28 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Metalic Magic for Journaling, Card Making + More...

Fri, 28 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using texture paste, paints, lustres and waxes, create marvellous metallic effects from paper, to use in your cards, journals and altered art. Sarah will also show you how to alter chipboard shapes and...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Potter's Wheel Weekend - Pot Throwing, Turning + Finishing

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - Sun, 30 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Demi Moore made it look easy and many of us have long harboured a desire to have a go too. This weekend workshop could be your chance to indulge! During this two day...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Tin Cans To Treasures - Designs + Gifts in Recycled Tin

Sat, 29 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop with Michelle Pilkington is a great introduction to experimenting with and repurposing metal. It's an adventurous day, using old baked beans tins or biscuit tins and reworking them to create stunning...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Sun, 30 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A rare opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing - working hot metal by hand and finding out how to create a ramshead handle. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and...

£115

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All Levels

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Printmaking - Nature in Drypoint

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nature is a favourite subject for printmaker Hester Cox and drypoint is a lovely medium in which to work. Learn how to combine line drawing or mark-making with printmaking to create distinctive images...

£75

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All Levels

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Using Dissolvable Fabrics to Create Delicate Machine Embroidery

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the magic of using vanishing fabric to create seemingly impossible edges and shapes using freehand machine embroidery! During this one day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will be using several types of...

£75

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Intermediate

6 spaces available

Lampshade Making Evening

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing evening with fabric designer Georgia Wilkinson and create a beautiful drum lampshade to take home. Choose from a selection of Georgia's unique and fun fabrics or even use...

£35

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Novice

0 spaces available

Revive, Reupholster + Take Home an Antique Chair

Sat, 6 Oct 2018 - Sun, 7 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We supply the chair - a classic that has seen better days. You bring it back to life! All chairs are ready prepped to save time, but you'll learn how to rejuvenate the...

£170

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All Levels

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Willow Sculpture - Hares

Sat, 6 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In a day spent with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson, you will pick up many of the techniques and tips to help you create stunning sculptures in willow. By the end of the day...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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More Green Woodworking - Bowl Turning with a Pole Lathe

Sun, 7 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) wood working techniques. The turning of wooden bowls on a foot-powered pole lathe is a craft that has been in use...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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"No Mess" Introduction to Creative Charcoal Drawing - DATE MOVED

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

***This workshop has been moved from it's original date*** Charcoal is our oldest drawing material and one of the most expressive, yet many artists are reluctant to cope with the issues of dirty...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Botanical Drawing - Autumn Leaves + Berries - DATE MOVED

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note date of this workshop has been moved from 14 Nov due to Sue's availability.... Experienced tutor and botanical artist, Sue Vize will help you achieve more out of a coloured pencil than...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Contemporary Cloth Doll Making - A Delicate Jointed Doll

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - Sat, 13 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The art of cloth doll making is a creative area to work in. Join textile artist, costume designer and cloth doll maker, Ray Slater, and learn some of the many techniques she uses...

£150

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All Levels

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Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill

Fri, 12 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This intense pewtersmithing workshop enables you to make a pewter vessel and revolves around the use of a piece of equipment called a 'rolling mill'.  Under the guidance of Ella you will use...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Pewtersmithing: Experimental Spoons!

Sat, 13 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day of pewtersmithing is inspired by Ella's current UTENSiL collection. This experimental spoons workshop will allow you to make adventurous pewter spoons under Ella's watchful eye. During this 1 day workshop you...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Contemporary Collage - Paper Dresses

Wed, 17 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anyone inspired by Josie's own work will learn some of the secrets of how her own collaged paper dresses are created on this workshop. She will guide you through some the techniques she...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Knotted + Twined Baskets in Waxed Linen + Paper

Wed, 17 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop Averil Otiv will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. You will have the opportunity to make a net-like basket or bag out of...

£75

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All Levels

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Autumn In Watercolour

Fri, 19 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A course which uses the key colours of an autumn palette to convey the brightness, atmosphere, mists and mood of the season on the doorstep of winter. - Control basic wash techniques -...

£75

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All Levels

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Kiln Carving Contemporary Fused Glass Sculptures + Decorations

Fri, 19 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Zoe Simon learning how to create gorgeous simple designs in stacked and layered fused glass with splashes of colour. You will use clear glass to create patterns which, once fused, capture light...

£85

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All Levels

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Lampshade Making Evening

Fri, 19 Oct 2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing evening with fabric designer Georgia Wilkinson and create a beautiful drum lampshade to take home. Choose from a selection of Georgia's unique and fun fabrics or even use...

£35

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Novice

1 spaces available

3D Mosaic on a Garden Pebble

Sat, 20 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create a fantastic mosaic for your garden and learn how to mosaic on a 3D surface. Butterflies, ladybirds, owls and frogs etc all look fabulous in the garden all year round, so begin...

£75

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All Levels

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Silverclay Jewellery Making Weekend

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - Sun, 21 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Indulge yourself for a whole weekend of creative magic with this wonderful medium. Precious metal clay is a malleable silver clay which can be used to easily make jewellery at home. During this...

£160

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Ceramics - Paperclay Lanterns + Tea Lights

Sun, 21 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create beautiful translucent porcelain tealight holders, perfect for the summer months in your home or garden. Using a range of clays including porcelain and paperclay, which both show the light through beautifully. You...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Acrylics - Evening Harbour, Mixed Media

Wed, 24 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join local artist Nikky Corker for another day of painting with acrylics and using mixed media to produce a landscape of a harbour in the evening light. So it's evening colours and sunset...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Silversmithing - Make a Fidget or Swivel Ring

Wed, 24 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Use this one day workshop to make a unique silver fidget or swivel ring - a broad plain or textured ring with one or two narrow rings that swivel around it when completed....

£85

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Carve + Construct a Toy Automata in Wood

Fri, 26 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend an enjoyable day designing and creating a simple bird automaton including producing mechanical movement based on a simple crank. Under Susan's guidance you will learn: - how to carve and finish a...

£75

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Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hens + Ducks

Fri, 26 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Moss makes 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small. Learn from her how to use chicken wire to make your own chicken or duck suitable for inside or out. A bird...

£75

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Fabulous Felt Slippers

Wed, 7 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

***PLEASE NOTE THE SLIGHTLY LONGER DAY - EXPERIENCE HAS SHOWN SLIPPERS REQUIRE TIME TO MATURE!!*** Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for an intensive day of feltmaking where you will go home with a pair...

£75

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Intermediate

6 spaces available

Perfect Gifts in Polymer Clay - Scarf Pin & Pendant or Earrings

Wed, 7 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover techniques for creating stunning accessories in polymer clay (Fimo) with artist, designer and jewellery-maker Jane Burnley. Polymer clay (common make - Fimo) is a wonderful ‘plastic’ type clay which comes in bright...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Creating with Fusible, Fragile, Fragments and Threads

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join two of our most popular tutors for this stunning workshop. Claire and Josie have come together to run a workshop combining their skills in both paper and thread to make fabric postcards...

£75

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Intermediate

6 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

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Jewellery Making Techniques - Wire, Recycled Metal & Beads

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

***Change from published course - now 1 day only*** Use this 1 day workshop with jewellery maker Michelle Pilkington to explore a versatile range of skills in wirework, beadwork and metalwork. Michelle uses...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

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A Cartoon Approach to Drawing

Sat, 10 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you’ve always wished you could draw - or need a different approach to get out of the artistic doldrums - join cartoonist Colin Shelbourne for a Cartoon Approach to Drawing. Using a...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 10 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Natural Form in Mixed Media

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 - Sun, 11 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Anna for this extended 2 day workshop where you will have the time to explore the forms and colours found in nature, using an experimental range of mixed media and collage. The...

£150

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All Levels

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Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 10 Nov 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Sun, 11 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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More Calligraphy - The Italic Hand

Sun, 11 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Modern calligraphy is based on the manuscripts written by scribes through the ages, from the 5th century to the end of the Renaissance. Under the guidance of Jilly you will study their letters, learning how to...

£75

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

Sculpt a Large Scale Clay Planter

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ceramic sculptor Iris Wilkinson for this unique 1 day workshop where you will take home a large scale clay pot or planter with a difference! Using a preformed large cylinder which gives...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Stitched Up + Sparkly - Upcycled Christmas Decorations

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. With Betty's guidance you will make fun and fancy fabric Christmas decorations. They can be...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Printmaking - Dales + Meadows in Monotype **EXTRA DATE**

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monotype is one of the most direct ways of creating prints and often appeals to people that enjoy spontaneity and experimentation. Join printmaker Hester Cox, and explore why this printmaking method has been...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Sew Your Own Sea Anemone-Inspired Bag

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries you will learn how to sew your own decorative sea anemone-inspired bag with a fimo closure. Under Claire's guidance you will make this quirky...

£75

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All Levels

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Using Gouache "Railway Poster" Style - **RESCHEDULED**

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The railway poster designers of the inter-war years evolved a highly stylized approach to representational painting. This exciting course shows how to create similar results through vibrant colour, strong composition and tonal reduction...

£75

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All Levels

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Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Fused Glass Christmas Decorations

Sat, 17 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a great festive introduction to making gorgeous designs in fused glass. With Zoe as your guide you will learn about glass fusing and slumping. You will learn how to cut glass...

£85

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All Levels

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Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Sat, 17 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

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Wire Sculpture: Small Songbirds with Flowers

Sat, 17 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Moss makes 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small. Learn from her how to use wire to form small bird sculptures and design a sculptural piece that can then be mounted...

£75

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All Levels

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Festive Needlefelt Robins

Sun, 18 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have a stab at this! Needlefelt robins for the festive season. They work as Christmas tree baubles, gifts or decorations. Needle felting is a fascinating technique which allows you to sculpt carded wool...

£75

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All Levels

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Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sun, 18 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Screen Printing - Working in Multiple Layers

Sun, 18 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for those who have already attended a basic introductory workshop or who already have some experience of one colour screen printing. This workshop takes the process further, creating single...

£75

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Intermediate

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sun, 18 Nov 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 spaces available

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Make a Gorgeous Herdwick Sheep Doorstop

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join needlefelt maker Annis McGowan to create a heavy-weight and highly unique Herdwick Sheep doorstop. This beautiful object is made of a blended wool mix, including iconic Herdwick fleece. It is formed into...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Small Scale Screen Printing Using Embroidery Hoops

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thought screen printing was heavy on gear and equipment?  Forget it! On this workshop you will create your own silkscreen using an embroidery hoop and then use it to create a series of...

£75

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Novice

6 spaces available

Garden Ornaments in Wire + Beads

Thu, 22 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This relaxed and fun workshop will be a great introduction to working with copper or galvanised wire and beads. Creating stunning dragonflies and allium heads to decorate the garden or patio using very...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Papercutting for Christmas

Thu, 22 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This relaxed, festive workshop, Papercutting for Christmas, will cover the basics of papercutting, including scalpel technique, practicing shapes, lines and curves, and understanding simple design techniques. More advanced aspects such as colour infills...

£75

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8 spaces available

Painting Industrial Landscapes in Watercolour

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A workshop in water-soluble media which turns away from traditional landscape to look at the wide range of industrial subjects which show a different side of Britain. You will: - Improve your drawing...

£75

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Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag ***EXTRA DATE***

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will learn how to sew your own casual messenger bag in your own choice of fabric. Under Claire's guidance you will explore adding pockets...

£75

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6 spaces available

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Acrylics - Autumn Ramble

Sat, 24 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join local artist Nikky Corker for another day of painting with acrylics to produce a painting that depicts the look and feel of an autumn ramble. You will focus on capturing the essence...

£75

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Festive Fairy Lights in Wire + Paper

Sat, 24 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Joanna Coupland is well known for her unusual lighting range and other quirky sculptures formed from paper and wire. Join her for an introduction to her techniques using paper and wire to create a...

£75

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Christmas Ceramics - Contemporary Handmade Decorations

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

It's that time of year again! Make your Christmas unique this year and design your own collection of beautiful ceramic and porcelain Christmas decorations. Your work will be fired and posted to you after the course all in good time for the Christmas tree.

£75

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Rag Rugging for Christmas - Trees & Wreaths

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 3D textures that can be achieved with Rag Rugging means some really fabulous foliage and colour effects are possible. So, what better medium for a festive wreath or decorative tree that can...

£75

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Mosaics - Shimmering Festive Stars in Micro Mosaic

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend a fantastic day creating shimmering festive star decorations for Christmas. Inspired by the jewel - like paintings of Klimt, and using such delicious materials as handmade papers, Millefiori, shimmering beads, diamante, reflective...

£75

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Printmaking - Block Printing, Festive Cards + Wrap

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Blockprinting is a great way to create repeat patterns on paper and cards. Hester will teach you how to create your own blocks using a variety of methods and show you how to...

£75

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1 spaces available

Christmas Chicken Wire Sculpture - Two Turtle Doves

Sat, 1 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

**Please note the partridge and quail listed in the leaflet are off the menu!! Turtle Doves are the order of the day...** Chris Moss makes 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small....

£75

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Wire + Bead Decorations for Christmas

Sat, 1 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using metal wires, recycled tin, fabrics and beads Michelle will guide you through techniques to make a collection of great decorations. Take home a number of lovely festive decorations for your home, made...

£75

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8 spaces available

Christmas Blacksmithing

Sun, 2 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An great opportunity to try your hand at blacksmithing, produce great Christmas gifts and maybe munch on a few roasted chestnuts too! Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings mobile forges and you will go home...

£115

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Christmas Wreaths and Decorations in Willow

Sun, 2 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson will guide you through the process of designing and making a stunning willow wreath along with a range of smaller willow decorations - stars, hearts and other motifs. -...

£75

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Glass Christmas Decorations in Copper Foil

Thu, 6 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone loves stained glass and the gorgeous effect of the light streaming through it. Well imagine being able to make your own gorgeous glass decorations to display at Christmas. This one day copper...

£85

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Textile Taxidermy - Textile Animal Heads

Thu, 6 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hand stitch and stuff your own unique "trophy" head in textiles. Typically, you can create a festive Scandi-style Rudolf complete with antlers, or go off-piste and stitch up your favourite animal - hares,...

£75

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Traditional Christmas Wreaths plus Lunch!

Fri, 7 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is a fun half day workshop where Sue will show you how to make a traditional Christmas wreath. From fairly minimal designs to sumptuous foliage and flowers, you will be guided you...

£50

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Willow Sculpture - Festive Reindeer

Fri, 7 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Anthea Firth will guide you through this intensive day of willow weaving. You will use willow and other plant materials to create a beautiful festive reindeer to take home and install...

£75

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