April 2017

Foam Marbling with Rachel Cheer

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Monday 24th July 2017, 10am – 12pm


One of our most popular workshop is back!

Foam Marbling, with Rachel Cheer, is all about introducing youngsters to art, and older children to a new way of creating unusual artwork, and of course letting adults have fun too!

Shaving Foam Marbling is a great way to experiment with creating colourful and unique images on paper; the workshop is for all abilities and ages.

Designed especially for parents/ carers and children to enjoy together, so bring the whole family/ team/ tribe and get stuck in!

~ Age: universal (with a parent / carer)
~ Cost: £8 (all materials included)


*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk


Easter Flower Baskets with Kim Harrison

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This Workshop is Cancelled

New Collage 214 April 2017

Time: 10am to 12pm

Come along and join in the Family Fun on Good Friday 14th April 2017, with Florist Kim Harrison of ‘Lavenders’

Create your own Easter Flower Basket for your home, or maybe a special Easter gift.

Each group will design and make a basket, using beautiful, seasonal flowers from Holland.

*Each group will have their own work station:
~ After a brief introduction from me, we will start by fixing the oasis to the basket
~ Then we will start to green-up, by adding foliage to create the outline of your design
~ Everyone will then begin to add seasonal flowers
~ There will also be ribbons and decorations available

Age: 8+ with supervision
Cost: £25 per family (all materials included)

*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Create in Clay: Boxes with Ursula Waechter

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Time: 10am to 4pm

Ceramic artist Ursula Waechter will introduce you to two hand-building techniques in clay.

You will have the opportunity to design and create two small boxes, which can be used for jewellery or other precious items.
Once you have designed your boxes, they can then be decorated by using small tools to impress or burnish the clay surface, and then painted with different coloured slips.

Work will be ready for collection from City Arts three weeks after the workshop.

Cost: £45
Age: Adults

*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Wire Figures with Jane Cannon

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New Collage 2

19 April 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

Steam-Fix Silk Painting with Helen Mortimer

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Time: 10am to 1pm

Learn the art of silk painting, using the steam-fixing method, with artist Helen Mortimer …
During the workshop, you will be using the technique of steam-fixing with silk dyes – giving your finished painting vibrant colours.

As well as stretching silk onto a frame, you will also learn how to use dyes & salt on your fabric.

You will then have the opportunity to create an initial piece, using a floral theme, or one of your own ideas.

Finally, you will design a landscape of your choice, ready to be steam-fixed.

Age: Adults
Cost: £35 (all materials included)

*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Experimental Flowers in Watercolours with Isabel Carmona

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Time each day: 10am to 3pm

Learn to be expressive with watercolour and try out various ways of approaching the beautiful subject of flowers, with artist Isabel Carmona

During this two-day workshop, you will experiment with markmaking, colour and layering of the paint. This is an exciting opportunity to explore different tools and ways of applying paint to paper.

No previous experience needed.

Age: Adults
Cost: £120 (concessions £100 – email for more info)

*Booking Your place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Layered Lino-Printing with Karen Carter

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Time: 10am to 4pm

This is a fun and relaxed workshop with artist Karen Carter

During the workshop, you will be using a combination of lino, polystyrene and high-density foam to 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

*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk