September 2017

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Collage, Paint, Print with Karen Carter

Friday 1st September, 10am – 4pm

Collage Paint & Print

A fabulous mixed media & printing workshop, with artist Karen Carter.

Using towns and harbours as our inspiration we will create a mixed media, quirky, stylized image using simple printing with polystyrene
blocks combined with acrylic painting, collage & drawn elements.

During this workshop you will have the opportunity to work on both fabric and paper.

A fun, experimental approach suitable for everyone.

Age: Adults
Cost: £38

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Photographic Lumen Printing with Donna Lewis

Saturday 2nd September, 10am – 4pm

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A unique and exciting workshop with photographer, Donna Lewis.

Lumen Printing is a light-sensitive, silvergelatin, photographic process using darkroom chemicals.

The paper is layered with various natural objects and materials, from leaves and fruit to flowers and fabrics.

We will take a walk around the local area, where we will collect flora and other found objects for your prints.

You will then learn to layer, expose and develop your lumen prints.

Age: Adults, Teens & Kids 12yrs+
Cost: £35 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Collagraphs for Teens & Kids with Isabel Carmona

Sunday 3rd September, 10am – 1pm

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This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to spend the day studying with artist, isabel Carmona.

Draw up your designs on paper, then reverse them into cardboard printing blocks.

You will then ink your blocks and print them using a professional printing press into paper.

Learn to make a variety of designs and combine them – let your imagination create the story .

Experiment with colour combinations and a bit of reverse writing.

Age: 10yrs+
Cost £15 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Child’s Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

A Portrait of Newbury Event – Newbury Market Sqaure

Monday 4th September, 10am – 4pm

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Together, we want to create a community portrait of Newbury.

Come and draw people in a variety of mediums, using a broad range of surfaces (continuous paper, canvas, cardboard).

Professional artists will be on hand to assist you on the day.

*Artist Isabel Carmona will be offering ‘1 minute portraits’ for £1, that you can take home with you.

Age: All Ages
Cost: £1 each (all materials provided)

**No Booking Required**

Woodcut & Watercolour with Karen Carter

Friday 8th September, 10am – 4pm

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Another brilliant workshop with artist, Karen Carter.

Tips, tricks and shortcuts, the easy way to do Japanese style woodcutting!

We will take this ancient art and make it into something fun, accessible and simple to do.

All tools and wood will be provided and printing will be done with tubes of watercolour paints, perfect for printing at home with a minimum of equipment.

No experience needed, lots of demos and individual help.

Age: Adults
Cost: £38 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

The Art Shed with Rachel Cheer

Saturday 9th August, 10am – 12pm

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**The Art Shed is for Everyone**

The Aim of the Session is to:

~ Introduce Youngsters to Art
~ Get Creative and have Fun with Your Kids
~ Expand on Existing Skills & Build Confidence

*During the session, children will have the opportunity to:

~ Draw & Colour
~ Sticky Area
~ Chalk the Wall
~ Make Posters
~ Paint
~ Create a Junk-Art Masterpiece

So, make sure you all **Dress for Mess**

~ Age: All Ages
~ Cost: £1 per child (adults free)
~ Refreshments: £1
~ Drop-in Event (no booking required)

**PLEASE NOTE: You Must Supervise Your Children, At All Times, During the Event**

Silk Painting for Adults with Sarah Moorcroft

Sunday 10th September, 10am – 4pm

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This is a wonderful opportunity to spend the day learning how to work with silk, with artist Sarah Moorcroft

You can use a floral theme, or choose your own.

You will learn the design process and practical application of silk painting: plan your design on paper, transfer it to your silk, gutta up the design and allow it to dry.

Finally, paint your silk, having learnt which colours work well together and how to apply them.

Age: Adults
Cost: £45 including all materials

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Textiles Collage with Lorna Goldsmith

Friday 15th September, 10am – 4pm

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Our second workshop with textiles’ artist, Lorna Goldsmith.

Be inspired by slow textiles and textile art ideas.

You will play with textiles, paper and the surfaces they describe through stitch and textile manipulation. Freely cut and assemble your designs. Play with colours and textures.

Bring your own design ideas or create from an idea explored on the day.

Materials will be available, but bring any special papers, fabrics
or found objects meaningful to you.

Age: Adults
Cost: £40 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Collagraph Printing Weekend with Pam Hardman

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September, 10am – 4pm

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Come and spend the weekend at City Arts, with artist Pam Hardman.

Explore a range of collagraph plate making techniques and produce your own plates.

We will look at the work of artist/printmakers using collagraph techniques for inspiration.

Mix and combine oil based inks and become familiar with inking collagraph plates and printing them using an etching press.

Practice intaglio and block printing and get tips on wiping, editioning and keeping the plates.

Age: Adults
Cost: £130 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Woodblocks & Words for Kids with Arty Pumpkin

Saturday 23rd September, 10am – 2pm

New Kid's Collage

Join Arty Pumpkin at City Arts!!

Come and have some fun, hand-printing with wooden letterpress type, either starting from scratch or adding type to an existing image or piece of material.

There will be a range of type to choose from and all you have to do is think of the words you’d like to print.

All materials are supplied but bring any special paper/material you would like to use.

No experience necessary.

Age: 8yrs+ (unsupervised)
Cost: £15 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Child’s Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Woodblocks & Words for Adults with Arty Pumpkin

Sunday 24th September, 10am – 4pm

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Join Arty Pumpkin at City Arts!!

Come and have some fun, hand-printing with wooden letterpress type, either starting from scratch or adding type to an existing image or piece of material.

There will be a range of type to choose from and all you have to do is think of the words you’d like to print.

All materials are supplied but bring any special paper/material you would like to use.

No experience necessary.

Age: Adults
Cost: £40 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Layered Relief Printing with Karen Carter

Thursday 28th September, 10am – 4pm

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This is a fun, experimental printing workshop with artist, Karen Carter.

Using a combination of lino, polystyrene and high-density foam we will create unique layered prints.

Simple instruction on making plates will be followed by time to experiment with inking and layering using water-based inks, rollers & spoons.

This is a process you can easily replicate at home with a minimum of specialist equipment.

No experience needed, lots of step-by-step demos.

Age: Adults
Cost: £38 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Oil Painting Weekend with Kevin Scully

Saturday 30th Sept & Sunday 1st October, 10am – 4pm

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Come and join this superb weekend of oil painting with artist, Kevin Skully.

We will be use Alkyd Oil Paint, similar to traditional oil paint, but fast-drying.

The workshop will focus on landscape painting and examine the different techniques used in oils.

All materials and equipment will be provided, including reference images, but you are welcome to bring along any photographs that you would like to work from.

A workshop for painters of all levels of experience.

Age: Adults
Cost: £100 (all materials included)

**To Book Your Place, Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

 

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