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Drawing Mediums: 6wk Course for Adults with Isabel Carmona

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drawingmedium1.jpg30 May, 6, 13, 27 June, 4 & 11 July 2017

Course times: Tuesdays 10am to 12:30pm

This 6 week drawing course, with artist Isabel Carmona is for beginners and people with drawing experience…
Each session we will explore one medium in earnest:
~ pencil
~ charcoal
~ drawing pen
~ ink pen
~ biro
~ colour pencil

Practice working with line and tone, hatch or scribble.
A fun, practical workshop for those who want to have a go with normal drawing tools and do more.

You will receive a City Arts Drawing Pack, including a sketchbook to collect your drawings, and all other materials needed will be provided for the class.

Age: Adults
Cost: £180 (Concessions £150 & payment plan available)

*Booking Your Place, email us:

Exploration of the Portrait: 6wk Course with Isabel Carmona

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1, 8, 15, 29 June, 6 & 13 July 2017

Course dates: Thursdays 10am to 12:30pm

Join Artist Isabel Carmona for this relaxed and fun 6wk course, exploring the many ways you can create a portrait.

Find different ways of portraying people, ourselves or others, using various media including:
~ pen
~ pencil
~ watercolour
~ marker pen

Lose the fear of not doing it right. We will seek expression, fun, loose lines, tone and colour.

You will receive a City Arts Drawing Pack , including sketchbook and pens, to collect your portraits – and other materials needed will be provided for the class.

Age: Adults
Cost: £180 (concessions £150 and payment plan available)

*Booking Your Place, email us:

Kitchen Sink Litho Printing with Karen Carter

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Time: 10am to 4pm

A printmaking workshop for people who love drawing!

We will be working on tin foil ‘plates’ developed with coca-cola. We will also use gum arabic to transfer photocopies of drawn images – bring your own or use those provided by the tutor.

You will be able to produce a series of prints from each process using a simple dessert spoon to transfer the image!

Age: Adults
Cost: £35 all materials included

**Booking Your Place, email us:

Father’s Day Canvas with Sarah Moorcroft

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11 June 2017

Time: 10am to 2pm

Come and design & create a unique, personalised canvas for your Dad or Carer.

You can paint, draw and use mixed media on your canvas – be as creative as you like!

This is a workshop for the whole family, all ages are welcome, with adult supervision.

Age: All Ages (with adult supervision)

Cost: £8 (all materials included)

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Soft Pastel Landscapes with Louise Gunnersen

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Sunday 25 June 2017

Time: 10am to 3pm

Discover the beautifully, soft blended colour of chalk pastels with artist Louise Gunnersen.

During the workshop, you will use a good quality pastel paper and work from either your imagination, or a landscape or seascape picture.

Explore, experiment and learn how to use this versatile material, whilst applying
various drawing techniques to your image.

All materials are included, however, you may want to bring your own image to work from, as well as your favourite pastels.

Age: Adults
Cost: £50 (all materials included)

*Refreshments are provided, however, please bring your own lunch

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Silk Suncatchers for Kids with Sarah Moorcroft

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Monday 31 July 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

This is a great workshop, with artist Sarah Moorcroft, for children who want to learn how to work with silk.

You can use a set theme, or choose one of your own. There will also be the opportunity to add different embellishments to your suncatcher.

During the workshop you will learn the design process and practical application of silk painting. This technique involves planning your design on paper and then transferring it to your silk, guttering up the design and then allowing it to dry. You will then paint your silk, having learnt which colours work well together and how to apply them.

Age: 10+
Cost: £12 (including all materials)

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Monoprinting – Line & Colour with Karen Carter

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Friday 30th June 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

The perfect workshop for beginners and the more experienced, with artist Karen Carter.

Learn the basics of this simple hand-printing process and produce a set of single and multi-colour prints in this structured but relaxed workshop.

We will look at creating interesting layers using additive & subtractive mark-making techniques, together with drawn monoprints:

~ Drawn mono
~ Subtractive mono
~ Painted mono
~ Stencils and Masks

No experience necessary.

Age: Adults
Cost: £35 all materials included

*Bring a packed lunch!

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