Short Courses

Sewing Circle - Fashion & Textiles

Get to grips with using a sewing machine and produce a zipped cushion or tunic top for all to admire. For those a little more experienced the choice is yours; the tutor will be on hand to help you achieve it

Level - All Welcome
Price -£95

6 Week Courses

Tuesday 12th September 11:00am -1::00pm
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Tuesday 12th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Drawing Room - Sketch and Paint

Theories will be taught, drawing will be done and paint will be applied. The first 3 weeks we will focus on skills building and experimenting with different techniques.

From here you will bring in your own image that you would like to draw/paint and tackle it will a new found confidence.

Level - All Welcome
Price - £95

6 Week Courses

Monday 11th September 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Drawing Room - Sketch Up

Each course will look at a series of practising illustrators to generate new ideas. Every week different skills and techniques will be learnt and explored so at the end of the course you will have a super duper portfolio of work

The class is very much aimed at beginners, but everyone welcome!

Level - All Welcome
Price - £95

6 Week Courses

Monday 11th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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DIY Re-Upholstery

Re-vamp your home by learning how to do basic re-upholstery. Forage for a lovely footstool or dining room chair and learn how to glam it up to take pride of place in your home.

Important Information:
You will need to bring your stool or small chair to the first session. (No other materials need to be sourced)

Due to size of classroom and the comfort of others chairs cannot be any larger than a dining room chair.

Chairs must be taken home at the end of each session, carried through the coffee shop and up a flight of stairs

Although all equipment, tacks and staples are provided, extra materials to complete your chair will be needed. These can be bought from the tutor or sourced elsewhere. The tutor will provde all information at the first session. It will cost you approx £10 to complete a chair, plus outer fabric.

Level - Beginners
Price - £120 (max 8)

6 Week Courses

Writing Workout

Get your creative juices flowing with a series of creative writing workshops. Whether you are just starting out or have years of writing experience we have something for everyone. Come along to have fun and be inspired in a friendly and supportive environment.

Level - All Welcome!
Price £65

6 Week Course

Monday 26th June 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Weaving Wednesday - Rectangular Weaving

Start making your own Wonderful Woven World. You will learn to weave on a peg loom creating a small rectangular placemat for the centre of a table, whilst exploring colour and texture. From here you will have the opportunity to further develop your weaving addiction learning new techniques and create stunning pieces for the home such as rugs, mats, table runners, cushion covers.

Material cost is covered for the first project, materials for further project can be bought from tutor or sourced elsewhere. The tutor will provide all information the first session.

Level - Beginners
Price £95

6 Week Course

Wednesday 13th Sept 6:30pm - 8:30pm (Circular Weaving)
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Life Drawing

Working directly from a life model the course will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches. You will focus on observational skills, proportions of the body and compostion. with regards technique, you will use a range of materials from acrylics and watercolour to charcoal and oil pastel. Throughout the course inspiration will be sought from the work and practise of other artists.

Level - Beginners
Price £95

6 Week Course

No Dates Available

Pattern Cutting

This course is for those with a real desire to design and make their own clothes. You will start off with basic pattern blocks, learning the art of grading and manipulation to alter the style, shape and fit. This class is suitable for advanced beginners. i.e. those who have made simple garments in the past. Please book onto the 6 weeks sewing class first if you haven’t made garments before.

Level - Advanced Beginners
Price £95

6 Week Course

Wednesday 13th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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'Take it Easy’ Photography

Different projects and prompts will be set each week to help you master the basics of photography and your camera. The tutor will offer help with any technical issues - from the most basic to (if required) the most advanced, so at the end of the course you will have the confidence to snap happy!!

Anyone interested will also be given guidance about cataloguing and storing digital images and about the creative processing of photobooks, calendars and exhibition quality prints.

Camera - Any Digital Camera

If you don’t have a camera, but would really like to join in, the tutor has several for you to use.

Level - Beginners, but anyone welcome to come along and refresh their skills!
Price £95

6 Week Course

Thursday 22nd June 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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