Art Workshops

August 2011 - Binham Grange

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 contact the individual artists for further details and to book a place.

Thurs 11th - Pen and Wash - Louise Waugh Tel: 01984 629180

A workshop where Louise will show you how to free up your watercolour technique with free loose washes, yet hold it together with the drawing element of pen. We will use ink and nib pens and bamboo pens for a varied line.

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Fri 12th - An Introduction to Relief Printing - Jim Munnion Tel: 01984 623357

Hands on introduction to relief printing on lino and wood. All materials provided.Ages from 10 upwards. Half day, £15.

Time: 11am

Mon 15th - Woven Jewellery - Penny Price Tel: 01823 400332

Pennys famous woven jewellery workshop.

Tue 16th - Wire Sculpture - Melanie Deegan Tel: 01984 624544

A half-day workshop making simple wire sculptures of animals or figures on a plaster base. Bring pictures or sketches for inspiration. All tools and materials supplied. £20 .

Time: 2pm - 4.30pm

Wed 17th - Farmyard Sketchbook - Alison Jacobs Tel: 07833 750 428

A day around the farm with Alison, especially learning to draw cows!

Thu 18th - Pastels - Louise Waugh Tel: 01984 629180

Enjoy the immediacy of working with pastels. This is a versatile medium which can be both painterly and used as a drawing medium. Layer it so the underlying colour shows through and gives vibrancy to your work. We will use the surrounding garden as inspiration.

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Thu 18th pm - Soap Making - Sarah Meikle Tel: 01458 251365

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. £20 including materials.

Time: 2pm - 4.30pm

Sat 20th am - Felt Making - Sarah Meikle Tel: 01458 251365

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. £20 including materials.

Time: 11am - 1.30pm

Sat 20th pm - Silk / Velvet Painting - Sarah Meikle Tel: 01458 251365

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.£20 including materials.

Time: 2.30pm - 5pm

Mon 22nd - Farmyard Sketchbook - Alison Jacobs Tel: 07833 750 428

A day around the farm with Alison, especially learning to draw cows!

Tue 23rd - An Introduction to Relief Printing - Jim Munnion Tel: 01984 623357

See Friday 12th for details.

Time: 11am

Wed 24th - Wire Sculpture - Fiona Campbell Tel: 01749 880394 / 07515 537224

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. Whole day - £12 pp inclusive of materials.

Time: 11am

Thu 25th - Acrylics - Louise Waugh Tel: 01984 629180

This is a highly versatile medium where it can be used in a delicate way like watercolours with overlaid washes or with texture paste as a chunky paint using palette knives to achieve a lively surface and feel to your work. We will work on boards and canvases to portray the garden as a literal scene, or bring an abstract quality to the subject matter.

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Fri 26th - Wire Sculpture - Melanie Deegan Tel: 01984 624544

See Tuesday 16th for details.

Time: 11am - 1.30pm