Creative Crafts Courses

Creative Paper Cutting for Christmas30 Oct 2020
Tutor: Christine GreenFriday

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This one day course will introduce you to a wide variety of cut out items, together with a little bit of history about paper cutting. You will learn the basic techniques for successful designing and cutting. As well as lots of top tips you will learn how to use lettering as a starting point and you will produce several festive pieces including a fabulous two-way fold Christmas card. .... read more

"I really enjoyed the course, Christine is an excellent informative teacher.  I learnt a lot, she is interactive and generous and really helped with the design." (Summer School 2019)

Art JournallingCourse Full9th Nov to 11th Nov 2020
Tutor: Paula WatkinsMonday to Wednesday

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During this three day art journalling course we will enjoy discovering many different aspects of art journalling with an exciting and adventurous combination of mixed media techniques. .... read more

"Paula was creative, informative, inspiring and inclusive. The course was beyond my expectations." (Summer School 2019)

Printmaking with LINO and Monoprinting techniques27th Nov to 29th Nov 2020
Tutor: Jackie Devereux PSGFAFriday to Sunday

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A printmaking course with a difference, incorporating linocutting, monoprinting and an element of paper sculpture thrown in!.... read more

"Fabulous weekend! Great time! Excellent tutor!" (February 2019)

Paint, Collage, Stitch, CreateProposed Course13th Mar to 14th Mar 2021
Tutor: Gina FerrariSaturday to Sunday

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Unleash your creativity as you paint and print your own unique papers and backgrounds, experimenting with colours, textures and mark making using a variety of techniques. Then cut them up and collage them before adding stitch with free machine embroidery to create your own unique artworks. This course is suitable for all levels of experience as full instruction will be given. You will need your own sewing machine and be able to lower the feed dogs..... read more

"Tutor excellent.  Lots of demonstrations and individual attention.  Food lovely, room immaculate - really enjoyed it, thank you" (March 2019)

Printmaking with LINO and Monoprinting techniquesProposed Course26th Mar to 28th Mar 2021
Tutor: Jackie Devereux PSGFAFriday to Sunday

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A printmaking course with a difference, incorporating linocutting, monoprinting and an element of paper sculpture thrown in!.... read more

"I have learned many new things, with excellent demonstrations and advice from the tutor." (April 2019)

Patchwork and Quilting - Improv PatchworkProposed Course10th Apr to 11th Apr 2021
Tutor: Christine GreenSaturday to Sunday

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If you've always fancied having a go at patchwork but not known where to start or felt a bit intimidated by all those fat quarters and jelly rolls then this is the course for you. Christine's contemporary, quirky take on patchwork harks back to the origins of patchwork by recycling where possible, but bringing it right up to date in terms of design. Take inspiration from the quilts of Gees Bend and create beautiful, unique designs. .... read more

"I really enjoyed the course, Christine is an excellent informative teacher.  I learnt a lot, she is interactive and generous and really helped with the design." (Summer School 2019)