11:00 am - 1:00 am
Painting Workshops for Children 7 – 12 yrs. Starting Sat 15th May. 11-1pm. £20 per session. This course is designed to teach the basics of painting…preparation of surfaces, brushwork, colour theory, form, structure, tonality, perspective etc.
Further info from firstname.lastname@example.org. 07842 576939.
I plan to teach the basics of painting using watercolours and acrylics.
Classes will explore
1. How to look at and analyse paintings of the masters
2. How to use brushes and prepare paper for painting
3. Colour theory in relation to paint mixing.
4. The importance of form and structure
6. Applying washes and working wet in wet.
7. Constructing a painting in successive layers.
8. Mixed media techniques including collage.
By Jesica Niosi.
A mixture of acrylic and ink pen landscapes in both Scotland and Uruguay.
‘On Tree Time’ is an exhibition about the ways in which trees adapt and endure. Although they move too slowly for us to perceive, over the span of centuries wood flows, trunks twist and limbs turn. Here Tansy Lee Moir presents a new body of work on paper in charcoal, pastel and oil, celebrating the resilience and life force of trees.
“When I begin to draw an ancient tree I’m struck by a powerful feeling of my being a short-lived creature amongst ancients.”
Tansy Lee Moir is an artist inspired by the forms and stories of old trees. Her art encourages us to look at trees in new ways and to think about our ancient, layered relationships with them as living organisms. Based just outside Edinburgh, she makes work in charcoal, pastel and oil and teaches drawing online and runs workshops.
The exhibition will be open to the public subject to current government guidelines. For opening times and bookings visit the exhibition website. https://www.tansyleemoir.co.uk/gallery/on-tree-time/
It can also be viewed online here https://www.tansyleemoir.co.uk/gallery/on-tree-time/
All works in the exhibition are for sale, contact email@example.com to enquire.
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Spend 4 evenings in the studio up-cycling or restyling old clothes, learning pattern cutting techniques to allow you to resize vintage clothes or charity shop finds or make completely new garments from old, re-line jackets etc.
Class sizes are kept small to ensure you have ample 1 to 1 tutor time to discuss your projects with dressmaker & designer with over 20 years sewing and pattern cutting experience and 10 years teaching experience.
Sewing machines, shears, pins etc. all provided but you are welcome to bring along your own machine if you prefer.
Mend, Alter, Upcycle & Reinvent your Clothes.
Reserve your place here:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Beginners sewing course XL is an extended version of the classic Beginners sewing course. It is a 6-week evening course, so there’s two extra projects to make. This extra sewing practice makes a huge difference to your sewing skill and confidence.
It is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. It’s also a great refresher if you’ve not sewn for a while. You’ll learn how to understand sewing machines, get experience of using different stitch types, learning about stitch lengths, widths and tensions. I’ll explain what the different presser feet are for and you’ll learn how to measure and cut fabric.