Sculpture and Craft

 

 

Weekend Courses

 

 

Simple stone set ring

Simple Stone Set Ring

Saturday 22 February, 10am – 3.30pm
£61 / £41 concession

 

Tutor: Kate Bajic

Make your own stacking silver ring, each with a simple silver cabochon setting. Perfect to give as a treat, or as a treat to yourself.

This workshop is suitable for adults (16+) who are interested in learning new skills, hobbyist jewellers looking to improve existing skills.

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Making your mark

Making your mark

Saturday 21 March, 10am – 4pm
£35 / £25 concession

 

Tutor: Danielle Vaughan

Inspired by the recent Sargy Mann exhibition, experiment with collaging, using a range of papers, maps, and old books, researching ways of making marks.

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Space oddity: creative silk painting

Space Oddity: Creative Silk Painting

Saturday 28 March, 10am – 4pm
£35 / £25 concession

 

Tutor: Andrew Wynne

An exciting workshop exploring the imagery around David Bowie’s epic song Space Oddity. Learn simple but effective silk painting and combined mono printing techniques to create stunning artworks.

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Small scale character heads in clay

Side view of two sculpted heads

Sunday 26 April, 10am – 4pm
£45 / £30 concession

 

Tutor: Austin Orwin

A fun filled day working with clay to explore character and expression using simple techniques to build up an imagined character head.

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Rings and earrings

Eight hands with rings on.

Saturday 2 May, 10am – 3.30pm
£61 / £41 concession

 

Tutor: Kate Bajic

Offering you the opportunity to make both a pair of drop or stud earrings and a ring from sterling silver. The session introduces you to techniques including soldering, sawing, hammering, and filing.

This workshop is suitable for adults (16+) who are interested in learning new skills, hobbyist jewellers looking to improve existing skills and people looking to make gifts for friends and family.

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Weekday Courses

 


Pottery for all

Pottery for all

Tuesdays, 1.30pm – 4pm
21 January – 31 March (except 18 February)
£105 / £65 for 10 sessions

Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
28 January – 31 March (except 18 February)
£98 / £60 for 9 sessions

 

Tutor: Dee Barnes

A perfect class for beginners or those who have had some experience with clay. Each week you will learn pinch, slab and coiling techniques.

Book 1.30pm session Book 6.30pm session

 

 

Sculptural ceramics

A truly original sculpture of a boat with many faces

Thursdays, 10am – 12.30pm
23 January – 2 April (except 20 February)
£115 / £63 for 10 sessions

 

Tutor: Austin Orwin

Consider form, space, shadow, balance and surface. Work in a variety of sculptural techniques with a range of clays. Learn in a very supportive environment.

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Experiments in sculpture

A lady Sculpting a pair of hands

Mondays, 6.30pm – 9pm
20 January – 30 March (except 17 February)
£115 / £63 for 10 sessions

Thursdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
23 January – 2 April (except 20 February)
£115 / £63 for 10 sessions

Tutor: Austin Orwin

Develop ideas and experiment with form, initially through drawing and maquette making, before scaling up to create a finished sculptural piece. Available either on a Monday or Thursday.

 

Book Monday sessions Book Thursday sessions

 

 

Beginners silver jewellery

A silver bracelet

Fridays, 1pm – 3.30pm
24 January – 27 March (except 21 February)
£140 / £85 for 9 sessions

Tutor: Kate Bajic

Be introduced to practical metalworking skills to create your own silver jewellery designs, receiving help and guidance from a professional jeweller. Beginners and improvers welcome.

 

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Improvers silver jewellery

A silver bowl

Fridays, 10am – 12.30pm
24 January – 27 March (except 21 February)
£140 / £85 for 9 sessions

Tutor: Kate Bajic

Develop your existing silver jewellery metal work skills and learn new ones from a professional jeweller. You are encouraged to create your own wearable designs in silver and copper.

 

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Silver and copper jewellery

Some silver and copper rings

Thursdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
27 February – 2 April
£83 / £53 for 6 sessions

Tutor: Samantha Robinson

Be inspired to design and make jewellery using silversmithing techniques including soldering, piercing, drilling, doming and oxidizing metal. Experiment with textures and mixing metals to create your own beautiful jewellery.

 

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Screenprint on a shoestring

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Wednesdays, 6pm - 8pm
4 March - 11 March
£20 / £15 for 2 sessions

Save your pennies and learn how to create your own screen print using non specialist and easily accessible equipment. Explore the process and make your own t-shirt, bag, tea towel, wrapping paper or just a simple print.

 

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Landscapes in lino

A painting of Old John in Bradgate Park

Fridays, 6pm – 8pm
6 March – 27 March
£45 / £25 for 4 sessions

Tutor: Johanna Shearer

Be inspired by landscapes as you explore the process of linocutting.  Learn skills such as chine-colle and the reduction technique to produce your own lino block and prints

 

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Bitsy’s Easter cookie decoration

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Monday 6 April
11am – 2pm or 2pm – 5pm
£18 / £10

Tutor: Charlotte Lavender

Learn to decorate with the best cookier around, Bitsy Von Muffling. In this Easter themed cookie decorating class Bitsy covers a range of techniques including; piping, flooding, wet on wet, marbling and creating dimension. These intricate designs make for the perfect gift or go great with the free tea & coffee provided. A perfect excuse to treat yourself & learn a new skill at the same time.

 

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Space inspired glass tile

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Monday 6 April, 2pm – 4pm
£18 / £10

Tutor: Katherine Wilson

A 2 hour introduction to the world of glass fusing where you will make a tile or coaster using a range of accessory glass, drawing inspiration from outer space.

This workshop is suitable for anyone who is interested in seeing what they can create with glass!

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