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16 Apr

Liz Welby ‘Getting Started with Brushes XP’

16 Apr @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Getting Started with Brushes XP  Work alongside Liz Wellby with an introduction to digital drawing and painting on your iPad or iPhone. She will navigate you around the app, enabling you to explore the use of marks, colour and layers, whilst developing your art work. This one day workshop is suitable for the beginner or those with more experience. The day will begin with a series of digital experiences, introducing you to the simple and then more complex elements of…

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Sue Lewis-Blake Workshop ‘Monochrome marks and the impact of colour’

26 Apr @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary is a sequence of four individual DRAWING workshops designed to offer the possibility of building into a full course: 2. Monochrome marks and the impact of colour: How have other artists exploited the possibilities of colour and/or monochrome in drawings? How can either approach enhance the representation of everyday objects in art? We will briefly discuss a range of examples in order to draw inspiration for personal ideas ahead of producing some rapid sketches. A range…

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01 May

John Connolly ‘Trees, Woodlands & Forests’

01 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Trees, Woodlands and  Forests Students will explore the use of Mixed media and Acrylic paints on both Paper and Canvas. We will look at Trees and Woodland in a variety of seasons. We will work fairly loosely flicking and pouring paint to get interesting effects. Students will leave the course with completed paintings including a Bluebell painting which is always very popular. Most of all we will have fun! Click here for a list of materials to bring with. Suitable for all abilities.…

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Lewis Noble ‘Painting the Derbyshire Landscape’

14 May @ 10:00 am - 16 May @ 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£240

This inspirational workshop includes drawing and sketching out in the Derbyshire landscape, followed by studio work back at the gallery. Suitable for all abilities and are designed to provide a solid working practice that will help you to develop as an artist. During 3 days of highly productive and creative work, students often surprise themselves by finishing with a sketchbook full of imaginative and stimulating visual ideas in addition to completed paintings. Click here for the Materials List of things…

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Wendy Darker ‘Friesian Cows’

21 May @ 10:00 am - 22 May @ 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£160

Herd of Friesian Cows in acrylic (two day workshop): We will be exploring the pattens and textures of the black and white herd in this productive workshop.   The cost includes all materials, refreshments and lunch. To make a booking for any of these workshops, please contact us at 01335 347425 or email us at enquiries@stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk. Gift vouchers are available if you want to book a workshop for a friend or loved one.

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