16 Jan: Highland cows in watercolour
Lewis’s inspirational workshops include drawing and sketching out in the Derbyshire landscape, followed by studio work at the Gallery. (January & November will be studio only). They are designed to provide a solid working practice that will help you to develop as an artist.
22 – 24 January 5 – 7 March
Louise will share several unique and exciting methods and techniques she has developed by
9 April: Woods in Springtime
Introduction to Egg Tempera Folk ArtPainting: Folk art is a way to recordsignificant events in our life. On this one day introduction to Swedish style egg tempera folk art, you will learn all the techniques from grinding pigment and making your own paint to using templates and painting your own texts.
19 March 5 June 19 November
Ordinary to Extraordinary – four practical workshops! Drawing everyday objects from direct observation in order to explore:
8 Feb: Composition, Shape & Form
You will learn various techniques using mixed media, flicking, throwing and pouring paint to obtain dramatic results.
1 May: Trees, Woodland, Forests
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Liz will deliver workshops exploring a range of exciting processes, with the focus on enabling you to develop these techniques at your kitchen table:
26 Mar: Discover Monoprinting – explore a range of experimental techniques.
Move away from a literal colour palette and towards a personal interpretation of the landscape.
28 Mar: Experiment w. landscape colour
Street Scenes Simplified: Learn to use sketches and paint in Acrylic. Go into Ashbourne and complete some quick drawings that we can then use to form a completed painting. Learn many techniques including perspective, composition and how to gather information to create your own unique piece of artwork.
12 March 12 June 1 October
Painting with Photography: Become more creative using the camera as your paintbrush. From a dslr to a phone, enjoy experimenting with different camera functions around the beautiful market town of Ashbourne, before processing and printing your favourite image from the day.
20 June & 15 August.
Jewellery Workshop: 1-day workshop by an expert Goldsmith and Jewellery Trade specialist. The workshops will consist of making a beautiful silver ring or pendant for you to take home.
5 Feb 11 June 15 October