Art Workshops

August 2010 - Binham Grange

Clay Faces

During the exhibition we will be encouraging visitors of all ages but especially the younger ones to create a clay face. These will be fired on site in a kiln towards the end of the exhibition.

Art & Craft Workshops

A series of art workshops will be running throughout the Summer Art Exhibition at Binham Grange this August. These will mostly be small, informal sessions aimed at giving those attending a chance to try something new or build on basic skills. See the Events Timetable below for details.

Please call 01984 624544 if you are interested in joining in or email - info@gallery4art.co.uk.

WORKSHOP DETAILS:

MON 16th

PEN & WASH with LOUISE WAUGH

Louise Waugh an established and exhibiting artist who is both a painter and a printmaker will be sharing her skills in these workshops she offers. Using the fluid and sketchy line of a bamboo or nib pen see how you can free up your use of watercolour with loose washes using large brushes. Materials provided. This workshop is for all ages and abilities.

2pm Price per person £15.00

TUE 17th

INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE with MELANIE DEEGAN

For anyone who has ever wondered where to start a basic introduction to materials, tools and techniques For ages 14 upwards.

2.30pm - Price per person £10

WED 18th

KNITTED SILVER EARRINGS with PENNY PRICE

Participants will be guided through knitting fine silver wire into a cushion that can be filled with sea glass and other small beach treasures. They will then make silver earring wires to complete them, ready to wear home. Suitable for age 14+. No experience necessary but patience, dexterity and good eye sight would help!

2pm - Price per person £20 - includes silver

THU 19th

WOVEN SILVER BRACELETS with PENNY PRICE

Participants will be taught how to weave a length of silver wire into a designer bracelet, finishing it with a silver bar and hoop clasp. Suitable for age 14+. No experience necessary but patience, dexterity and good eye sight would help!

10.30am - Price per person £20 - includes silver

SOAP MAKING with SARAH MEIKLE

Creating and decorating scented soaps using aromatherapy oils and other essences. Please wear old clothes/an apron and if possible bring the following - a plastic bag/plastic box to take work home in, an old mixing bowl, an old towel, a cheese grater, a stirring spoon or fork and a pair of rubber gloves if you have sensitive skin. Aged 10 upward - children must be accompanied by an adult.

10.30am - Price per person £20 including materials

LINO & BLOCK with LOUISE WAUGH

A chance to try making linocut prints using good tools and excellent tuition. Design your Christmas card, print onto fabric or make a design of your choice. Materials provided.

2pm Price per person £20.00

FELT MAKING with SARAH MEIKLE

Making and decorating felt to create small items or jewellery. Please wear old clothes/apron and if possible bring a plastic carrier bag to take work home, a pair of rubber gloves to protect you skin, a rolling pin and an old towel. Aged 10 upward - children must be accompanied by an adult.

2.30pm - Price per person £20 including materials

FRI 20th

SILK / VELVET PAINTING with SARAH MEIKLE

Make a beautiful item with the fabulous range of colours available Please wear old shoes & clothes/apron and if possible bring rubber gloves to wear and a plastic bag to take your work home in. Aged 10 upward - children must be accompanied by an adult.

10.30am - Price per person £20 including materials

SOAP MAKING with SARAH MEIKLE

Creating and decorating scented soaps using aromatherapy oils and other essences. Please wear old clothes/an apron and if possible bring the following - a plastic bag/plastic box to take work home in, an old mixing bowl, an old towel, a cheese grater, a stirring spoon or fork and a pair of rubber gloves if you have sensitive skin. Aged 10 upward - children must be accompanied by an adult.

2.30pm - Price per person £20 including materials

SUN 22ND

INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE with MELANIE DEEGAN

Looking at how to tackle a range of different subjects including basic armatures and building up structures. For ages 14 upward.

2.30pm Price per person £10

MON 23RD

BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOPS with JIM MUNNION

Three hour sessions (approximately!) learning about the basics of relief printing. Try your hand at Lino and Wood Cuts Make your own print Different methods of working. What you need to get started on your own, tips and advice. Please bring in something to use as an idea such as a photo cut out from a magazine that we can use as the basis to convert to an effective relief print. Suggest not wearing your best clothes! As we use sharp tools, the workshop is not suitable for young children.

10.30am & 2.30pm - Price per person £20 - All basic tools and materials provided

TUE 24th

WIRE WORKSHOP with FIONA CAMPBELL

Explore new skills in wirework! Participants will learn simple techniques which will lead to a 2-d or 3-d wire piece, based on linear templates. Various coloured wires and recycled materials will be used to make a final creature or plant sculpture. For ages 10 upwards.

10.30 to 4.30 Price per person £12 - inclusive of materials

WED 25TH

SO YOU THINK THAT YOU CANNOT DRAW! with JIM MUNNION

Three hour session (approximately!) learning that you can all make successful drawings. Try your hand at pastel, charcoal and pencil drawing, different methods of working and what you need to get started on your own. Tips and advice. Suggest not wearing your best clothes! The workshop is not suitable for very young children.

10.30am - Price per person £15 - All basic and materials provided

THU 26TH

WATERCOLOUR with LOUISE WAUGH

A day of expressive and free watercolour painting leadin g you through a variety of techniques, tips on colour mixing, paper, and how to form a good composition. Materials supplied.

10.30am Price per person £35.00

WOVEN SILVER BRACELETS with PENNY PRICE

Participants will be taught how to weave a length of silver wire into a designer bracelet, finishing it with a silver bar and hoop clasp. Suitable for age 14+. No experience necessary but patience, dexterity and good eye sight would help!

2pm - Price per person £20 - includes silver

FRI 27TH

INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE with MELANIE DEEGAN

A more hands on approach including how to create different surface textures and looking at various finishing techniques. For ages 14 upwards.

2.30pm Price per person £10

SAT 28TH

KNITTED SILVER EARRINGS with PENNY PRICE

Participants will be guided through knitting fine silver wire into a cushion that can be filled with sea glass and other small beach treasures. They will then make silver earring wires to complete them, ready to wear home. Suitable for age 14+. No experience necessary but patience, dexterity and good eye sight would help!

2pm - Price per person £20 - includes silver

SUN 29TH & MON 30TH

PORTRAIT PAINTING with BILL LEYSHON

Working from a live model, Bill Leyshon will be running two one day workshops in portrait painting in oil paint. Each day will begin with demonstration explaining methods of working. Lighting, getting a likeness, tone and colour will all be discussed. Please bring an easel and a few brushes and a pallet, all else will be supplied. Everyone participating will be given primed hardboard and the same oil paints, to force people out of their normal working methods! Either one of the days or the full two days is possible. To get maximum benefit come for both days.

From 10am to 5pm with break for lunch please bring packed lunch Price £30 per day or £50 for the two days