Art Workshops

 

Adult Art Workshops


How to book your course:   To book and pay please click on the preferred course link below – if you have a gift voucher please see bottom of page for further instructions. By booking on a course you are confirming that you have read and agree to our payment terms and conditions, cancellation, refunds and privacy policy set out at the bottom of the page.


SIP AND FIMO: NATIVITY SCENE with Gill Cosford 
Come along to this Sip and Fimo class and create this cute Christmas Nativity set, perfect for your mantle piece, Christmas tree, or Christmas cake!
In this workshop you will be using polymer clay, which is a highly coloured oven-hardening clay, to make these festive characters and animals. This will be a step by step workshop, so it is perfect for beginners.
Your tutor, Gill, will then take the work back to her studio to bake or you can opt to take home and bake in your own home oven (full instructions will be given!) . You will be able to collect your finished work from The Art House approximately a week later.
Bring your own drinks, we’ll provide the glasses! (18+)

Friday 23rd November
6:30 – 8:30 pm
£23
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SIP AND FIMO: FESTIVE FAIRY DOORS with Gill Cosford 
Come along to this Sip and Fimo to create a festive fairy door, which will add a sense of magic and wonder to the Christmas festivities.
In this workshop you will be using polymer clay, which is a highly coloured oven-hardening clay. This will be a step by step workshop, so it is suitable for complete beginners. You will be able to customise your creation as well as adding a little glitter!
Your tutor, Gill, will then take the work back to her studio to bake, or you can take it home with you to bake in your own home oven (full instructions will be given!). You will be able to collect your finished work from The Art House approximately a week later.
Suitable for all abilities, even complete beginners! Bring your own drinks, we’ll provide the glasses! (18+)

Friday 7th December
6:30- 8:30 pm
£23
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WINTER HARES AND FOXES IN OIL PASTEL
With Anna Massey
Create a beautiful oil pastel art work of a winter hare or fox. On this one day workshop you will learn how to use oil pastels to create blended and textural effects ideal for depicting fur and snowy scenes.
Oil pastels are extremely versatile and can be built up in layers using brushes and blending tools to give depth and atmosphere to your work.
You will have a choice of wintery photos to work from with either the hare or fox on this enjoyable seasonal workshop. Suitable for beginners and improvers.

Saturday 8th December
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
£45
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SIP AND PAINT: DRAWING BY CANDLELIGHT with John Kerr
Draw by candle light whist sipping a glass of your favourite tipple, in a friendly, sociable environment.
In this session, you will create a still life image with support from an experienced tutor, working with charcoal and chalk to produce a drawing with real atmosphere.
Suitable for all abilities, including complete beginners.
Bring your own wine, we’ll provide the glasses! (18+)

Friday 14th December
6:30 – 8:30 pm
£20
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FABRIC PRINTING: BIRDS FROM THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS with Mia James
Create permanent fabric designs at this block printing workshop using handmade blocks.  You can print single birds, composite designs of your favourites from the song or repeat patterns of all the birds.  A natural cotton tote bag or tea-towel will be provided for your final design or you could print onto plain fabric  to have a range of prints to develop further at home.   Although materials are provided you can also bring light coloured items from home if you fancy making hand-printed Christmas stockings, napkins, place-mats, t-shirts and so on showcasing your beautiful bird prints!

Saturday 15th December
10.00 am – 12.30 pm
£25
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Saturday 15th December
1.30 – 4.00 pm
£25
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SIP AND PRINT: SHEEP AND OTHER ANIMALS with Mia James
In this session you will be block printing sheep (and other animals) for Christmas decorations or using for other Christmas crafts (cards, gifts tags, and so on).   Printing blocks are handmade and the textile inks permanent.

Suitable for all abilities, including complete beginners.
Bring your own wine, we’ll provide the glasses! (18+)

Friday 21st December
6:30 – 8:30 pm
£20
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WEDNESDAY ART CLUB with Flora Menager
Art Club is a great opportunity to develop your artistry in a social, inclusive and relaxed environment. The sessions provide the perfect balance between taught learning and freedom to develop skills in any medium of your choice with guidance and support from Flora.  A variety of drawing and painting materials will be available for use including: watercolour, gouache, pen and pencils, charcoal, pastels, acrylic, oils, inks. Book individual dates, or look go to Art Courses to book a six week block at the discounted price of £70.

Suitable for all levels of ability and experience from beginners.

Wednesdays
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  

14th November 2018
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21st November 2018
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28th November 2018
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5th December 2018
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12th December 2018
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Payments: All courses or workshops must be fully paid in advance and all major cheques, cash and credit/debit cards are acceptable methods of payment. To pay by cheque please click here to download a booking form and send back with a cheque made payable to “St Matthews House Ltd”.  You can also drop in Monday – Friday from 11am – 3pm to pay in person.

If you have an Art House gift voucher please follow the instructions below:
• Pay the full price of the course online.
• Email us prior to the course date to tell us you have used a voucher.
• Bring the voucher with you on the day to receive your cash back.

Cancellation and refunds: If you wish to cancel your place on a course you must do so at least 14 days before the course starts in order to receive a full refund. Cancellation must be made in writing or email. If you require a refund we will charge £15 administrative fee. Alternatively you may transfer your booking to another course free of charge.

If you cancel your place less than 14 days before your course starts, you will only receive a refund of 50% course fee (or 50% of the fee value to transfer to an alternative course).  If you require a refund we will charge £15 administrative fee or you can transfer your booking to another course free of charge.

After a course begins we do not offer any refund unless in exceptional circumstances. 

If we have to cancel a course for any reason, then you will receive a full refund with no administrative fee deducted.

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