Creative Crafts Courses

Woodcarving26th Oct to 27th Oct 2019
Tutor: Dick OniansSaturday to Sunday

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The course aims to introduce complete beginners to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas. At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Woodcarving23rd Nov to 24th Nov 2019
Tutor: Dick OniansSaturday to Sunday

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The course aims to introduce complete beginners to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas. At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Woodcarving7th Mar to 8th Mar 2020
Tutor: Dick OniansSaturday to Sunday

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The course aims to introduce complete beginners to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas. At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Creative Paper Cutting Inspired by Lettering28th Mar to 29th Mar 2020
Tutor: Christine GreenSaturday to Sunday

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This two day course will introduce you to a wide variety of cut out items and 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 master using lettering as a starting point, and you will produce several completed items..... 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)

Drypoint Printing for Beginners28th Mar to 29th Mar 2020
Tutor: Janine KilroeSaturday to Sunday

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Explore the creative fun and enjoyment of Drypoint printmaking. Drypoint is a printmaking technique of the intaglio family, in which an image is incised into a plate with a hard-pointed "needle" of sharp metal or a diamond point. You can create your very own greeting cards, prints and more..... read more

Batik on Fabric and Paper4th Apr to 5th Apr 2020
Tutor: Angela LenmanSaturday to Sunday

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Batik is a form of wax resist whereby hot wax is applied to cloth, or paper, which is then covered with dye. The wax will resist the dye and, therefore, a simple pattern is created. By the repeated application of the wax, followed by repeated applications of dyes, in various colours, a complicated pattern can be built up, and indeed a picture or painting. Students will learn the basic techniques of batik, and produce one or more colourful traditional batik designs or pictures on fabric, and several experimental works on paper. .... read more

Woodcarving9th May to 10th May 2020
Tutor: Dick OniansSaturday to Sunday

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The course aims to introduce complete beginners to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas. At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Fun with Lino Cutting9th May to 10th May 2020
Tutor: Anna PyeSaturday to Sunday

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Enjoy this fun, creative printmaking workshop. You will learn about the tools, techniques and materials used in this exciting medium, to design and cut your own design on a block of lino, ink it up and print it by hand on a variety of papers. Warning: this can become an addiction!!.... read more

"Very helpful tutor and very friendly group - two days passed quickly. (Summer School 2019)"