- Drawing into paintingCourse start date: Thu 15 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullGain an understanding of the creative journey from drawing or sketch to finished painting. Use paint techniques or mixed media, and find out how the two activities contrast yet potentially support each other. Basic materials included.
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Introduction to sculpting with waxCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Shelley WilsonExplore the versatility of wax as a sculptural material, by melting, joining, cutting, filing, manipulating and moulding it, to create a small wax relief sculpture. This course is perfect for both beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills. You will be guided through the sculptural techniques by a tutor who is a specialist in this area.
Your finished green wax relief sculpture can be kept, or you can join one of our mould making and casting courses to transform your sculpture into another material, for example bronze, pewter or Jesmonite. Please see the course outline below for more details.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Introduction to jewellery makingCourse start date: Fri 10 Feb 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mona Hadinejad, Emilia NettoIntroduction to metal jewellery making techniques such as forging, texturing and soldering, cutting out shapes in sheet metal and twisting wire. You will explore how to create a ring to the correct finger size and how to add decoration like a stone or a kinetic element. You will create at least one wearable piece of jewellery on this course.
- Introduction to quiltingCourse start date: Mon 8 Aug 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Beverley SellLearn how to design and make a contemporary quilt using a range of construction and embellishment techniques. Work with simple shapes from recycled fabrics or bring your own fat quarters to create a personalised quilt. Suitable for beginners.
- Introduction to clothes makingCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Silvia SacrestanoLearn how to make your own clothes. This beginner's course will teach you how to use the sewing machine, as well
as basic sewing techniques and processes. Start by sampling, then construct a simple garment.
- Calligraphy for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 14 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sharon ShawLearn how to write formal calligraphy scripts using a 3.8mm Pilot parallel calligraphy pen. The parallel calligraphy pen is versatile, transportable broad-edged cartridge pen which allows you to write thick and thin strokes. Advice will be given on other tools and materials you can use for calligraphy. This course is suitable for left and right-handers.
- Hand marbled paperCourse start date: Fri 28 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Royston HawardGet creative whilst discovering the history and mystical techniques of decorative paper marbling from Suminagashi and Ebru to traditional Western marbling on carrageen moss size. Try out re-creating some historical patterns. Suitable for all levels.
- Introduction to casting and mould makingCourse start date: Sun 31 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Valerie MerloBreak the mould - try your hand at the techniques of moulding and casting as practised by sculptors, prop-makers and designers. Under the guidance of highly experienced industry professionals in our fully-equipped sculpture studio, explore making plaster and rubber moulds, and how to cast these in plaster of Paris and cement.
- Introduction to beaded jewelleryCourse start date: Fri 28 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Beverley SellFancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Learn how to work with beads, wire, thread and findings to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, earrings and tiara designs. Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot with thread, manipulate and twist wire and learn how to finish your work using clasps.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Textiles: indigo shibori dyeing
- Calligraphy for beginners and improversCourse start date: Fri 17 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sharon ShawLearn and develop calligraphy skills on this beginners and improvers course. You will practice with a range of pens and papers, and create a finished example using a favourite quotation. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right handers.
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