art workshop

Lino-printing Made Easy with Karen Carter

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7 April 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

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

We will look at creating a design from your source material, safe linocutting techniques, and printing by hand using a variety of

No experience necessary…..lots of step-by-step demos & individual help.

Cost: £38 all materials included
Age: Adults
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Create in Clay: Faces & Masks for Kids with Ursula Waechter

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8 April 2017

10am to 12pm

New CollageThis workshop is a great opportunity for your child to be taught by professional ceramicist Ursula Waechter.

Looking at images of masks and faces for inspiration, your child will plan the design of their mask, with step-by-step instructions and handy tips.
Using red clay and pottery tools, they will find out how to make the features of the face, using just their hands.

The masks will then be fired for you and ready for collection, from City Arts, three weeks after the workshop.

Cost: £15 (all tools & materials included)
Age: Teens & Kids 8+ (unsupervised)

*Booking Your Child’s Place, email us:

Silk Painting for Adults with Sarah Moorcroft

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9 April 2017

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

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

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: Adults
Cost: £45

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*Bring a packed-lunch*

Brusho Easter Pop-up Cards with Helen Mortimer

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110 April 2017

Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm

This unique workshop is a fun way to learn about the Brusho painting technique and how to create two good quality Pop-up Cards, which you can then recreate at home, for all occasions.

Perfect as a family activity, with friends or as an individual – everyone welcome!

You will also have the opportunity to make tags & bookmarks with your remaining brusho paper.

Enjoy spritzing watercolour powders onto your Easter egg designs, to create an imaginative, unique gift for family and friends this Easter.

Age: Adult, Teens & 8+ supervised / 10+ unsupervised
Cost: £15 each (all materials included)

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Foam Marbling with Rachel Cheer

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Time: 10am to 12pm

One of our most popular workshop is returning…

This workshop, with Rachel Cheer, is all about introducing youngsters to art, and older children to a new way of creating unusual artwork.

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

Designed especially for parents/ carers and children to enjoy together. Your children must be supervised at all times.

Age: 4+ with a parent / carer
Cost: £8

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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

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Wire Figures with Jane Cannon

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19 April 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm