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Life Drawing - The Challenge of The Human Form

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The traditional practice of life drawing brings an understanding of proportion, teaches observation and trains the eye. During this inspiring day with artist Stuart Whitehead you will: - Enjoy the experience of drawing...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

An Introduction to Techniques for Line + Wash

Thu, 5 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Try your hand at "line and wash" - the creation of a pen and ink sketch tinted with a wash of coloured ink or watercolour - with artist John Harrison. You will start...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Portrait Drawing from Life

Fri, 6 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Richard, a portrait and figurative artist, for a full day workshop drawing portraits from a live model. Throughout the day participants will produce drawings which explore a range of dry media including...

£85

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0 spaces available

Essential Watercolour

Thu, 12 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A comprehensive grounding in the principles of using watercolour. Suitable for beginners or for any artist who wishes to go back to basics and be inspired by tutor Ian Scott Massie. - Find...

£85

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Novice

5 spaces available

NEW

Soft Pastels - Using Colour to Create Light Landscapes

Thu, 12 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The North Yorkshire landscape is filled with inspiration and is often suffused with the most wonderful light. Join local artist Sue Orrey-Godden who will guide you through techniques with the medium of soft...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Art for Absolute Beginners

Fri, 13 Mar 2020

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, acrylics...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

Ruined Castles & Abbeys in Watercolour

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ian Scott Massie to explore the portrayal of romantic ruins in the landscape using watercolour. From Jervaulx Abbey, and Middleham Castle to the follies of Hackfall woods, inspiration is all around us...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

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

Thu, 19 Mar 2020

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This is a series of six 3 hour afternoon sessions. Dates: 19, 26 March, 2, 23, 30 April and 7 May Join artist Karen Innes to explore the wonderful world of painting plants...

£160

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Drawing with Wire

Fri, 20 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and join Helaina and make your very own art wirework. Taking inspiration from your own images/objects you will learn techniques for working with wire to create three-dimensional, wall mounted, drawings. You will...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

NEW

Mixed Media - Big, Bold Experiments in Black & White

Sat, 21 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Big, bold experiements in B&W...this is experimental and abstract Mixed Media in Monochrome with artist Jane Burnley. Have you ever fancied painting big, trying out lots of different media and techniques? Would you...

£85

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Lakes + Waterfalls in Watercolour

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ian Scott Massie to explore a range of watercolour techniques to capture water - a perennial theme among artists, which presents a constant challenge to their abilities. This course covers- - techniques...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Introduction to Painting in Acrylics

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Acrylic paint has transformed painting since its introduction fifty years ago. Discover the versatility of this easy to use, vibrant medium. At this workshop you will learn what acrylic paints are and how...

£85

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Novice

3 spaces available

NEW

Paint a Beach Scene in Watercolour

Wed, 1 Apr 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Find out how much enjoyment there is to be had from painting in watercolour with artist Alison Drake. Watercolour is the favoured medium of many leisure painters and this workshop will take you...

£85

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Novice

6 spaces available

NEW

Essential Drawing Techniques for Artists

Wed, 22 Apr 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A day to focus on drawing, particularly on techniques and approaches to drawing which will help you understand tone, proportion and composition. These skills will lead to better planning for painting and printmaking....

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

NEW

Soft Pastels - Fur + Feather - Texture & Softness in Wildlife + Animal Painting

Sun, 3 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sue Orrey-Godden is a local artist whose work is known for capturing wildlife and animals. Join her for this workshop, aimed at all levels to learn some of her techniques. You will learn...

£85

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0 spaces available

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Mixed Media Made Easy

Fri, 8 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend the day learning about mixed media from artist Josie Beszant. During the workshop you will learn: - what paints and adhesives work together - and which ones don’t - how to combine...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Using Resist Techniques in Watercolour

Wed, 13 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Resists are an essential feature in the work of many artists including Henry Moore, John Blockley and John Piper. Artist Ian Scott Massie who uses these techniques extensively in his own work, will...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Botanical Drawing - Delights of May

Thu, 14 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Experienced tutor and botanical artist, Sue Vize, will help you achieve more out of a coloured pencil than you thought possible! She will show you how to achieve depth of tone and colour...

£85

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Essential Watercolour

Thu, 21 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A comprehensive grounding in the principles of using watercolour. Suitable for beginners or for any artist who wishes to go back to basics and be inspired. - Find out about the principles of...

£85

Info & Book

Novice

5 spaces available

Mixed Media - Natural Forms in Large Scale

Sat, 30 May 2020 - Sun, 31 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Anna for this extended 2 day workshop on the 30/31 May where you will have the time to explore the forms and colours found in nature, using an experimental range of mixed...

£170

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All Levels

5 spaces available

No-Fuss Furniture Painting Using Annie Sloan Paint

Sun, 31 May 2020

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...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Cold Wax + Oil Painting

Fri, 5 Jun 2020 - Sat, 6 Jun 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this experimental course you will be guided step by step through the method of building up paintings in layers with cold wax. Cold wax is used at room temperature, without heat, and...

£170

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All Levels

5 spaces available

An Introduction to Techniques for Line + Wash

Thu, 10 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Try your hand at "line and wash" - the creation of a pen and ink sketch tinted with a wash of coloured ink or watercolour - with artist John Harrison. You will start...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

A Contemporary Approach to Watercolour

Fri, 11 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Watercolour frequently suffers from an undeserved reputation as a pale, washed out medium. Contemporary watercolour artists, however, are exploring vibrant new ways of creating results rich in colour and texture, and this course...

£85

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All Levels

3 spaces available

Art for Absolute Beginners

Sun, 13 Sep 2020

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, acrylics...

£85

Info & Book

Novice

4 spaces available

Acrylic Painting - An Approach to Abstracting a Landscape

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you like painting and pattern and would like to paint an abstract landscape but you're not quite sure how, this is the perfect workshop for you. Join artist Jane Burnley who will...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Developing Line + Wash Techniques - Light + Shade

Wed, 23 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join artist John Harrison for this workshop, intended to build on skills learned in his introductory Line + Wash skills workshops. Attendance on one of John's previous workshops is helpful but not essential...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Screen Printing - Working in Multiple Layers

Thu, 24 Sep 2020

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...

£85

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Intermediate

7 spaces available

NEW

Highland Cattle in Watercolour - Step by Step

Wed, 30 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Find out how much enjoyment there is to be had from painting in watercolour with artist Alison Drake. Watercolour is the favoured medium of many leisure painters and this workshop will take you...

£85

Info & Book

Novice

7 spaces available

Botanical Drawing - Seed Pods + Berries

Thu, 15 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Sue Vize who will help you achieve more out of a coloured pencil than you thought possible, showing you how to achieve depth of tone and colour by building up layers of...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

A Cartoon Approach to Drawing

Fri, 16 Oct 2020

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 Shelbourn for 'A Cartoon Approach to Drawing'. Using a...

£85

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

The Art of Speed Painting in Watercolour

Fri, 23 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A watercolour painting can be easily refined and manipulated during the "magic window" of time while the paint is wet. This workshop with Masham artist Ian Scott Massie shows you how to make...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Wonderful Ways with Watercolour for Botanical Subjects (3 day series)

Thu, 5 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: 5th, 12th, 19th November 2020 Join artist Karen Innes to explore the wonderful world of painting plants and flowers over three consecutive Thursdays....

£235

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All Levels

7 spaces available

Drawing with Wire

Sun, 8 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and join Helaina and make your very own art wirework. Taking inspiration from your own images/objects you will learn techniques for working with wire to create three-dimensional, wall mounted, drawings. You will...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

7 spaces available

Contemporary Collage + Transfer Techniques

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend a day with artist Josie Beszant, learning collage techniques and experimenting with image transfer. - piecing papers together in different ways and with different adhesive techniques - playing with visual perception in...

£85

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All Levels

9 spaces available

Watercolour Christmas Cards

Wed, 25 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join artist Ian Scott Massie for a relaxed day of painting and designing your Christmas cards. Take home a collection of cards and ideas and inspiration to continue your designs at home. Treat yourself to a day out and make cards that will really stand out on the shelf!

£85

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All Levels

11 spaces available

Winter Trees in Watercolour

Thu, 26 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Masham artist Ian Scott Massie for a day learning some exciting techniques to portray the essential features of the winter landscape:  snowfall, bare branches, cold winter skies.  Bring your paints and prepare...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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