Upcoming Workshops & Classes

Adults

 Japanese Woodblock Printing Mokuhanga: Sustainable Printmaking

Japanese Woodblock Printing Mokuhanga: Sustainable Printmaking

With Sybille Schlumbom

5 days
Mon 13 – Fri 17
January
10am – 4.30pm

Adults

Based on the principles of Japanese woodblock carving and printing (mokuhanga), this creative workshop will introduce the extensive possibilities of this low tech printing method. At the end of this 5 day workshop, participants will possess a vital toolkit of printmaking techniques that can be easily built upon or added to their individualised art practice.

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Children



Youth

Archived Workshops & Classes

 Working with Colour

Working with Colour

With Sybille Schlumbom

6 weeks, Tue afternoons
22 October - 26 November
4pm - 5.30pm

Children: 5 - 8

You will learn to look closely and draw from observation as well as use your imagination. The focus this term is on colour–blending, mixing and all things imaginable. We will create a ‘butterfly colour wheel’, draw still life, paint sea-scape, print bugs, collage and assemble, all works will be inspired by colour. At the end of the 6 weeks, you will have created your very own colour reference book to take home.

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 Character Jars

Character Jars

With Kairava Gullatz

6 weeks, Thu afternoons
17 October - 21 November
4pm – 5.30pm

Children: 6 - 14

Let’s invent new shapes for jars! They might look like an animal body with its head being the lid. Or what about making a jar in the form of a rocket? We will start with brainstorming ideas through drawing then you will learn about clay sculpting techniques, decorating with colourful slips as well as throwing small vessels on the wheel. All works will be fired and ready for collection before X-mas.

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 Art Clay Copper

Art Clay Copper

With Simon Misdale

2 days
Sat 4 - Sun 5 August
10am - 4pm

Adults

Art clay copper is a clay material that can be used to make a range of jewellery. The copper clay compound allows for kiln firing and vastly reduces the firing time. Learn sculpting techniques and the basics of jewellery design as you create your own pieces using this unique form of copper. Over the two days participants will create a beautiful copper ring and pendant or earrings which can be set with a stone if desired.

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 Creative Clay Projects

Creative Clay Projects

With Kairava Gullatz

6 weeks, Thursday evenings
Thursday 2 August - 6 September
6-9pm

Adults

Is there anything you have always wanted to shape in clay? Whether it is functional or sculptural, this is the time to find support for your creative ventures. The class offers the opportunity to experiment with a variety of modelling techniques under the guidance of experienced tutor Kairava Gullatz. Students will discover their individual way of handling the clay, as well as enjoying a social creative environment. Surface decorations with slips and glazes are part of the teaching.

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 From Here to There: Drawing

From Here to There: Drawing

With Julie Moselen

6 weeks, Monday afternoons
Monday 30 July - 3 September
4pm - 5.30pm

Children: 8 - 14

*CLASS NOW FULLY BOOKED.* This class is designed to give children a broad understanding, knowledge and skill base in order for them to learn how to draw. Participants study light and shade, contrast, and rendering as well as a range of drawing styles; observational drawing, step by step guided drawing as well as imaginative free drawing.
Continue on from the previous term or start now to develop your drawing skills.

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