July 2018

Manga Drawing 5wk Course: Intro for Kids with Donna Lewis

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Thursday Mornings: 26th July & 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd August

This five-week intro course will cover Manga drawing, techniques and specialist equipment.
This course is for beginners and children with experience of drawing.
Each week, we will focus on different features and characters, and apply them to your work-in-progress.
In the final week, we will create a hand-drawn storyboard, using all of the elements and skills you have acquired during the course.
Cost: £100 (including drawing kit)
Age: 10yr+ (unsupervised)
To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Sketch & Paint in Newbury with Isabel Carmona

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Thursday Evenings: 5, 12, 26 July & 2 August, 6.30pm – 8.30pm


Explore various ways of capturing the atmosphere of a place. 

We will meet at City Arts each evening and set off to visit various locations to sketch and paint outdoors (for example West Mills allotments, St Nicholas Church, Newtown Road Cemetery, and the Kennet and Avon canal). 

Try out watercolours, pen and ink and mixed media techniques. 

You will receive a sketchbook to collect your drawings.

Cost: £100 (£30 per session)
Age: Adults

Note from Artist:
You will need to bring a stool/chair to sit on when sketching outside. Bring your own pens and paints for this workshops.

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Manga Drawing: Intermediate 5wk Course for Teens with Donna Lewis

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Manga Evening Class

Friday Evenings: 6, 13, 20, 27 July & 3 August, 6pm – 8pm


This 5 week, evening intermediate course, is for teens with some experience of drawing. 

We will cover Manga drawing, techniques and specialist equipment. 

Each week, we will focus on different facial features, clothing, characters, manga storyboards. In the final week we will research and create manga poster artwork. 

With step-by-step instructions to design and create your characters and helpful tips along the way. 

You will receive a drawing pack. 

Cost: £100 (including drawing kit)
Age: Teens

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Toddler Clay Sessions with Clare Mahoney

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Clare Mahoney toddler clay session

Saturday 7th July, (2 Sessions available)

10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm


Toddlers will be exploring clay, using the activity to communicate and experiment with textures, stamps, hand impressions and simple tools. 

We will take a cast of the work so you can take a memory of the experience home. 

Be prepared to get messy and make some noise!

Cost: £7.50 (all materials included)
Age Toddlers (supervised)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Botanical Plaque for Adults with Clare Mahoney

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Clare Mahoney botanical wall hanging

Sunday 8th July, 10am – 3.30pm


The workshop begins with a walk through some beautiful parts of the old City of Newbury where we collect plants, flowers and leaves. 

Back at the art centre we make a plaster and Cornish stone cast of the personalised clay mould we have created with fauna collected that day. 

The cast dries quickly and can be taken away at the end of the workshop.

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

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

End of Year – Teacher’s Gift with Adriana Roberts

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Saturday 14th July, 10am – 1pm


Choose from 3 papercut shapes (apple, pencil and book) to be cut out, adorned with the teacher’s name on it and perfectly framed, ready to be gifted. 

This workshop will teach useful papercutting techniques, precision, concentration and help develop their fine motor skills. 

Let them escape into a little world of paper and possibilities! All materials provided including the frame.

Cost: £22 (all materials included)
Age: 10yrs+ (unsupervised)

When booking, Let us know which design you’d like: apple, pencil or book?

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Funky 3D Felt with Wendy Lloyd

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Funky 3D Felt

Sunday 15th July, 10am – 4pm


A day 3D felt-making including hollow forms, spikes, cords, bubbles and bumps! 

Learn how to make felt and form it into free-standing objects plus various surface decoration and 3D embellishment techniques. 

Discover the magic that transforms fluffy wool ‘tops’ into sturdy forms. Take home your own made bowl, vessel or mini beret plus samples of spikes, cords etc. 

For complete beginners and those who want to try 3D ‘wet’ felting. 

Cost: £45 (including all materials)
Age: Adults

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk