Courses & Workshops

Junior Art Summer School – 1 Week

This programme is ideal for young budding artists aged 10 -15 years. This course will teach you how to develop and improve your drawing skills, as well as helping you gain experience in different media and experiment using new ways of working.

1 week starting 30th July 2018 – 9.30 – 12.30am – City College, 5 Ipswich Road, Norwich NR2 2LJ – Spaces available – Enrol

x2 Day Drawing Nature Workshop 

This course is a two day drawing course covering all the key elements of drawing, shape, proportion, line, tone and texture through looking at plants, flowers and trees. Enjoy time in the beautiful City College garden observing plants and flowers before putting your learning into practice in the drawing studio. 

9th – 10th August 2018 – 10.00 – 3.00pm – City College, 5 Ipswich Road, Norwich NR2 2LJ – Spaces available – Enrol

Printmaking for Beginners Workshop

Enjoy learning simple printmaking techniques that you can continue with at home. We will cover monoprinting, stamping using foam and rubber stamps and using stencils. 

16th August 2018 – 10 – 3.00 – Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW –  Spaces available – Enrol

Feltmaking for Beginners Workshop

Enjoy learning the process of felt-making using merino wool and create a small piece of your own felt for use in a project. You will be shown the processes of laying, layering and kneading the fibres to create felt using a simple process that you could do at home after the course. I demonstrate the process and explain the materials needed and where to get them. You will be shown examples of how to use the felt for projects such as covering a book or making a corsage.  

17th August – 9.30 – 1200 -Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW –  Spaces available – Enrol  

Drawing Nature Workshop – x1 Day

Enjoy a day looking at nature and drawing. This course covers all the key elements of drawing, shape, proportion, line, tone and texture through looking at plants, flowers and trees. Weather permitting, we will sketch outside and observe nature from life, if the weather is wet we will take samples indoors and sketch under shelter. 

The course will include:
– Observational drawing looking at shape and structure
– Exploring viewpoints
– Experimenting with dry media

Thursday 23rd August – 10.00 – 3.00 – Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW –  Spaces available – Enrol

Drawing and Painting – Beginners Introduction – 10 weeks

If you want to discover your inner artist, then this is the place to start. The course is aimed at beginners and provide a fascinating introduction to a variety of media and basic techniques and approaches to drawing and painting.

Saturday Mornings – 15th September – 24th November – 9.30 – 12.00 -Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW – Spaces Available – Enrol

Drawing and Painting – Mixed Ability – 10 weeks

If you love drawing and painting and want to hone your skills, then join us on this course. You will cover basic drawing and painting techniques for dry and wet mediums, shape and outline, drawing solid forms, shading and still life drawing. Attention will be paid to composition, colour and tone and basic perspective. You will learn about painting materials and learn simple exercises that will really help with your technique.

Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW

Monday Mornings – 17th September – 26th November – 9.30 – 12.00 –  2018  –  Spaces available – Enrol

Saturday Afternoons – 15th September – 24th November – 1.00 – 3.30

 

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