Apr
12
to May 24

NEW AM WOOD CARVING COURSE

Wood Carving 6 Week Course - Morning

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

If you are a beginner, during the first 3 weeks you will be taught through a set project spending the last 3 weeks on a project of your choice, applying your learnt carving skills. Experienced carvers are able to be taught and work on projects of their choice throughout the whole 6 weeks.

An example of lettering

An example of lettering

Six Week Wood Carving Course
Tutor: Tim Foster
When: Friday 12th April- Friday 24th May 2019
(No session Friday 19th April - Good Friday
Level: All
Time: 9.30am - 12pm
All practise tools and materials & refreshments provided
Cost: £110 - Limited places available

 Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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Apr
12
to May 24

WOOD CARVING COURSE

Wood Carving 6 Week Course

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

If you are a beginner, during the first 3 weeks you will be taught through a set project spending the last 3 weeks on a project of your choice, applying your learnt carving skills. Experienced carvers are able to be taught and work on projects of their choice throughout the whole 6 weeks.

An example of lettering

An example of lettering

Six Week Wood Carving Course
Tutor: Tim Foster
When: Friday 12th April- Friday 24th May 2019
(No session Friday 19th April - Good Friday
Level: All
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm
All practise tools and materials & refreshments provided
Cost: £110 - Limited places available

 Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

DEVELOP YOUR WORK - PERSONAL PROJECT

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Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 27th April 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 (Introductory Price)

If you have an idea to create some art work personal to you, but don’t know where to start or struggle to go through the process on your own, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to join this new class. This session is the first of the series of workshops aiming to get you planning, setting realistic objectives and producing a personal art project/ body of work. It will gear you up with some tools such as:

• Main composition rules;

• How to develop your drawing/ painting technique or chose appropriate medium;

• Artistic style and development of your own style;

• Colour manipulations;

• Texture;

• Setting short and long term realistic targets for further improvements.

There will be plenty of one to one support and guidance. Group and tutor critic will boost your confidence and encourage you to make steady progress.

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Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 27th April 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: Some previous experience of art - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 (Introductory Price)

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140



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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

EXPLORE LANDSCAPE ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP

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Explore Landscape Acrylic Painting Workshop - When: Monday 4th February 2019 - with artist Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £65
Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch)

Working from found images inspired by the landscape ie. travel photographs, images of your favourite vista, Patrick will take you through very expressive ways of painting using your hands and various techniques, not usually ascribed to traditional painting. This workshop is about freeing up and enjoying the properties of paint. It will change the way you think regarding the techniques in painting. We will be working on matt board of varying sizes exploring ideas associated with composition and the edge.

Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

Explore Landscape Acrylic Painting Workshop - When: Monday 4th February 2019 - with artist Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £65 - Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided
(just bring a packed lunch)

Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to book a place on the April workshop - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

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May
1
to May 22

4 WEEK DRAWING COURSE

Drawing by Julia Borodina

Drawing by Julia Borodina

4 Week Drawing Course with artist Julia Borodina When: Wednesday 1st May - Wednesday 22nd May  Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm -Level: All - All materials and refreshments included   (just bring a packed lunch) Cost: £195- Limited places available


A solid understanding of perspective gives the artist the means to draw what they see both accurately and believably. This course will provide you with the understanding of not only the concepts but also put them into practice. During the course you shall cover the following:

  • Week 1 shall explore one-Point and Two-Point perspectives as well as the basic concepts

  • Weeks 2 and 3 will be based on drawing still-life from observation. You will be encouraged to use constructive lines, apply the rules of perspective and composition;

  • Week 4 will be all about tone and practicing applying shading;

  • During the last week you will be focused on creating studies with a personal impact, exploring your individuality and pushing your practical knowledge by using impermanent ink. 

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to further develop their drawing and observation skills.

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Giorgio Morandi

When: Wednesday 25th May- Time: 10am - 3pm - All materials and refreshments are provided (just bring a packed lunch) - Level: all

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in fine art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from the University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

4 Week Drawing Course with artist Julia Borodina When: Wednesday 1st May - Wednesday 22nd May  Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm -Level: All - All materials and refreshments included   (just bring a packed lunch) Cost: £195- Limited places available

Please contact Pennie to book a place or for further information: email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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May
2
to May 16

3 WEEK MIXED MEDIA PAINTING COURSE WITH FREYA HORSLEY

Landscape Painting by Freya Horsley

Landscape Painting by Freya Horsley

3 Week Mixed Media Painting Course - When: Thursday 2nd May - Thursday 16th May 2019
Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £145 - All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch)
Suitable for all levels - plenty of one to one. 

During this 3-week course we will explore some of the many possibilities of mixed media painting with reference to various modern and contemporary artists. Using a variety of painting and drawing media we will play and experiment, thinking our way up through the layers of a painting. We will look at preparing different surfaces and grounds and how these affect subsequent layers, experiment with opaque and transparent layers, and take a dynamic approach to mark making and colour.

The course will be suitable for all levels of experience.

Tutor: Freya Horsley

Freya studied in Birmingham, Lyon and York and exhibits in galleries around the country and has work in private collections in Europe and the United States. Alongside painting Freya has taught nationally and internationally.http://www.freyahorsley.com/

Using a variety of painting and drawing media we will play and experiment, thinking our way up through the layers of a painting. We will look at ways of building up a painting from base to top layer, exploring grounds and textured surfaces, through opaque and transparent layers, to the final marks and details.

Freya Horsley

Freya Horsley

When: Thursday 2nd May - Thursday 16th May 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £145 - All materials and refreshments provided - suitable for all levels - plenty of one to one. Please contact Pennie: email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com Office: 01904 270707 - Mobile: 07851 299140 - Thank you.

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May
11
10:00 AM10:00

FIND YOUR VOICE: SONGS FROM AFRICA - SINGING WORKSHOP

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Find Your Voice : Songs From Africa - Singing Workshop with community musician Chris Bartram -  When:  Saturday 11th May 2019 - Time: 10am - 4.00pm - Level: All, no ability to read music necessary - All equipment & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £35 - Limited places available

Would you like to discover what your voice can really do? ‘Find Your Voice’ is a practical vocal and singing workshop takes place in a friendly, fun and supportive environment where you can explore just how amazing your voice is.  The day is great for anyone who would like to to have fun with their singing, and also extremely useful for anyone whose voice is an important part of their work such as teachers, lecturers, professional speakers and even parents!

During the workshop we will work with a range of breathing and vocal exercises with an emphasis on singing together as a group, with a specific focus on songs from various African traditions. 

At the end of the workshop you will receive a detailed handout with all the exercises and ideas covered during the day. All the songs will be taught orally, therefore there is no need to be able to read music.

Tutor: Chris Bartram is a highly experienced music educator and community artist. He taught music for many years at York St John University, and has also worked for many years as a freelance music professional with many leading arts organisations, including Opera North, Manchester Camerata, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Northern Ballet, and Accessible Arts & Media.  Chris has been a facilitator for the national singing programme 'Sing Up', and runs singing and voice training workshops for a variety of clients, including business professionals, arts organisations, university and school teachers, and students. Currently he leads the highly popular monthly ‘A Cuppa and A Chorus’ workshops at the National Centre for Early Music in York. He is a member of the Natural Voice Network.

Find Your Voice - Singing Workshop with community musician Chris Bartram -  When:  Saturday 11th January 2019 - Time: 10am - 4.00pm -  Level: All, no ability to read music necessary - All equipment & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £35 - Limited places available

Please get in touch for further information or to book a place:  email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

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May
13
10:00 AM10:00

CHARCOAL ON WATERCOLOUR PAPER WORKSHOP

Charcoal on Watercolour Paper Workshop - When: Monday 13th May - Tutor: Phil Reynolds - Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £50 - All levels welcome - All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) - Suitable for all levels - Limited places available (more information coming soon)

Charcoal on watercolour paper by Linda Brill

Charcoal on watercolour paper by Linda Brill

Phil Reynolds who studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

Charcoal on Watercolour Paper Workshop - When: Monday 13th May 2019
Tutor: Phil Reynolds - Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £50 - All levels welcome - All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) - Suitable for all levels - Limited places available (more information coming soon)

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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May
25
9:00 AM09:00

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP

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Stained Glass  Workshop with specialist Helen Bower BA (Hons), MA, SPAB Fellow - When: Saturday 25th May - Level: Beginners - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Time: 9am - 5pm - Cost: £95

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Have you ever felt you would like to learn how to create quality stained glass work and create your own stained glass panel.  If so this workshop is just the thing for you. This course will teach you the basic practical techniques enabling you to go on and develop further should you wish to.

 During this workshop...

  • You will be guided through the techniques of glass cutting, lead shaping, soldering and cementing

  • You will have the opportunity to explore using various coloured and textured glass

  • You shall construct a leaded panel developing your skills, knowledge and technique

  • You shall create your own stained glass panel

  • There will be a number of preprepared designs for you to choose to work from

  • You will go away with a 220mm x 220mm finished stained glass panel

Taught by Helen Bower, an experienced stained glass professional with a 3Dimensional glass design degree, a Masters in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management and has worked on glass from medieval to modern, at the V&A, York Minster and commercial workshops nationally for over 20 years. 

I loved it! Helen was a truly excellent teacher. I liked the balance she achieved between the theory and practice - she was well informed and able to convey information in an interesting way.’ - Meg Huby

All materials, tools and refreshments provided - Suitable for beginners. This course is not advised for anyone who may be pregnant due to lead-based products being used. To book a place, for payment details and directions please contact Pennie Lordan on: t: 01904 651085 or m: 07851 299140 e: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com

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May
28
to May 31

4 DAY PLEIN AIR WATERCOLOUR COURSE

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Plein Air  (painting outside) workshop artist Julia Borodina - When: Tuesday 28th May - Friday 31st May 2019  Level: Suitable for all  levels from complete beginners to experienced painters - All materials  and refreshments  included - (just bring a packed lunch) Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £180

These sessions will be based on creating a number of landscape themed compositions. A hands-on course for beginners to intermediate painters. You will build confidence to explore the outdoor environment around you, inspire by various light conditions, develop resilience to changing weather and gain an insight to challenges of an outdoor practitioner. You will explore how colours affect the temperature of a painting, how to paint a range of green colours with an impact and how to use colour for maximum benefit when creating exciting compositions. Each session will start from a demonstration and discussion of the focus for the day, followed by practical work.

  • You will produce short and long studies;

  • Focus will be on exploration of various painting approaches, such as, sketching with a brush, wet on wet, layering, grisaille, pointillism and watercolour and ink. 

  • You will be encouraged to observe and produce a personal response;

  • You will be mainly painting outdoors (weather permitting) outside the studio also in York city centre and other close to Copmanthorpe locations!

Please dress in comfortable for the day clothes and shoes. You may wish to bring a foldable chair or a light easel to be extra comfortable.

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in fine art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from the University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

DEVELOP YOUR WORK - PERSONAL PROJECT

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Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 1st June 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

If you have an idea to create some art work personal to you, but don’t know where to start or struggle to go through the process on your own, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to join this new class. This session is the first of the series of workshops aiming to get you planning, setting realistic objectives and producing a personal art project/ body of work. It will gear you up with some tools such as:

• Main composition rules;

• How to develop your drawing/ painting technique or chose appropriate medium;

• Artistic style and development of your own style;

• Colour manipulations;

• Texture;

• Setting short and long term realistic targets for further improvements.

There will be plenty of one to one support and guidance. Group and tutor critic will boost your confidence and encourage you to make steady progress.

Shotover River, acrylic, 45x55cm.jpg

Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 1st June 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: Some previous experience of art - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140



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Jun
13
10:00 AM10:00

INTRODUCTION TO CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP

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Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop - Tutor: Rachel Sedman - When: Thursday 13th June 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Cyanotype printing is one of the first photographic processes to be discovered in 1842.  It is characterised by the deep indigo blue prints that are produced using this process which are a result of the mixture of two iron based compounds. It is referred to now as an Alternative Photographic Process and it’s a great way to use darkroom techniques but without the use of a camera.

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Cyanotype printing offers an affordable introduction to the world of photographic processes and printmaking. You will learn how to coat paper with cyanotype solution and then to expose paper to make a print. It is a flexible processes where any found material can be used to make a negative or images can be used from photographs using an acetate photocopy. Objects and acetate negatives are then exposed to direct sunlight or through the use of a specialised UV lamp. The image is then washed off in water thoroughly to show the final image. You will also learn techniques to tint the final images to create different tonal ranges of your prints. You are encouraged to bring objects of interest with you to use for the day to experiment with this process.

This workshop will be a fun, practical and creative day where you will learn techniques and process that can be applied at home. There will be a specially created hand out detailing the process and where to buy equipment from. Suitable for beginners with no experience necessary.

Rachel is a multi-disciplinary artist working across the mediums of alternative photographic processes, printmaking, sound recording and performance. Her work is underpinned by an understanding and appreciation of elements of Japanese philosophy and aesthetics.

Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop - Tutor: Rachel Sedman - When: Thursday 13th June 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140


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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

DEVELOP YOUR WORK - PERSONAL PROJECT

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Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 20th July 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

If you have an idea to create some art work personal to you, but don’t know where to start or struggle to go through the process on your own, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to join this new class. This session is the first of the series of workshops aiming to get you planning, setting realistic objectives and producing a personal art project/ body of work. It will gear you up with some tools such as:

• Main composition rules;

• How to develop your drawing/ painting technique or chose appropriate medium;

• Artistic style and development of your own style;

• Colour manipulations;

• Texture;

• Setting short and long term realistic targets for further improvements.

There will be plenty of one to one support and guidance. Group and tutor critic will boost your confidence and encourage you to make steady progress.

Shotover River, acrylic, 45x55cm.jpg

Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 20th July 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: Some previous experience of art - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140



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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP

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Stained Glass  Workshop with specialist Helen Bower BA (Hons), MA, SPAB Fellow - When: Saturday 7th September - Level: Beginners - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Time: 9am - 5pm - Cost: £95

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Have you ever felt you would like to learn how to create quality stained glass work and create your own stained glass panel.  If so this workshop is just the thing for you. This course will teach you the basic practical techniques enabling you to go on and develop further should you wish to.

 During this workshop...

  • You will be guided through the techniques of glass cutting, lead shaping, soldering and cementing

  • You will have the opportunity to explore using various coloured and textured glass

  • You shall construct a leaded panel developing your skills, knowledge and technique

  • You shall create your own stained glass panel

  • There will be a number of preprepared designs for you to choose to work from

  • You will go away with a 220mm x 220mm finished stained glass panel

Taught by Helen Bower, an experienced stained glass professional with a 3Dimensional glass design degree, a Masters in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management and has worked on glass from medieval to modern, at the V&A, York Minster and commercial workshops nationally for over 20 years. 

I loved it! Helen was a truly excellent teacher. I liked the balance she achieved between the theory and practice - she was well informed and able to convey information in an interesting way.’ - Meg Huby

All materials, tools and refreshments provided - Suitable for beginners. This course is not advised for anyone who may be pregnant due to lead-based products being used. To book a place, for payment details and directions please contact Pennie Lordan on: t: 01904 651085 or m: 07851 299140 e: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com

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Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

DEVELOP YOUR WORK - PERSONAL PROJECT

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Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 28th September 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

If you have an idea to create some art work personal to you, but don’t know where to start or struggle to go through the process on your own, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to join this new class. This session is the first of the series of workshops aiming to get you planning, setting realistic objectives and producing a personal art project/ body of work. It will gear you up with some tools such as:

• Main composition rules;

• How to develop your drawing/ painting technique or chose appropriate medium;

• Artistic style and development of your own style;

• Colour manipulations;

• Texture;

• Setting short and long term realistic targets for further improvements.

There will be plenty of one to one support and guidance. Group and tutor critic will boost your confidence and encourage you to make steady progress.

Shotover River, acrylic, 45x55cm.jpg

Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Develop Your Work - Personal Project
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Saturday 28th September 2019 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Level: Some previous experience of art - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140



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Apr
17
10:00 AM10:00

ANN BLOCKLEY - EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN SPRING LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

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Ann Blockley - Experimental techniques In Spring Landscape Watercolour Workshop with artist Julia Borodina -  When:  Wednesday 17th April 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

The workshop is about very much about how to break free, to create your own works using the watercolour medium, which is perfect for making wonderfully fluid, abstract or representational works. Through a series of carefully conceived exercises and creative accidents involving textures, experimental techniques you will see how the medium can be manipulated to create works, from a variety of sources that have a balance of shape, form, and light. You will work from observation using your own photos, alternatively imagery will be provided as a starting point. A hands on experience of this easy accessible but at the same time complex combination painting techniques will allow free experimenting with the medium.

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During the day, you will investigate how to use brushes to your advantages, manipulating effects and creative styles, apply masking fluid and cellophane for additional effects and textures, and finally, work into detail and try loose and bold approaches to painting. You will create a number of various size outcomes. Teaching is informal and encouraging. This workshop will suit a beginner as well as an art practitioner who wishes to explore and further develop their watercolour painting. 

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Ann Blockley - Experimental techniques In Spring Landscape Watercolour Workshop with artist Julia Borodina -  When:  Wednesday 17th April 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

FLOWERS IN WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP (INSPIRED BY SHIRLEY TREVEN'S EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES)

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Flowers in Watercolour Workshop (Inspired by Shirley Trevena’s Experimental Techniques) with artist Julia Borodina -  When: Wednesday 10th April 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Break the rules of conventional watercolour painting inspired by Shirley Trevena! You will learn a wonderfully loose way of painting, using a dynamic palette of colours and unique magical effects. This is a workshop opportunity not to be missed! During this workshop you shall discover Trevena’s marvellous innovations.

  • To start with you will be encouraged to paint on a flat surface, allowing colour mixture and clean water to create it’s magic for you;

  • You can make your work very personal if you bring some interesting objects (a small vase, colourful fabric, oriental plates or possibly some fresh flowers) to construct a small still-life as a reference point. Alternatively, other sources such as, photographs and drawings may also be used;

  • Be prepared for some unexpected effects created by using salt, spray bottles, hair driers, sprinkling dust from sanded watercolour pencils and many more;

  • You will be breaking rules when planning your composition designs too;

  • Masking tape will become a crucial painting tool, allowing to combine and contrast different sections of your work;

  • Washes over certain completed sections, rubbings with tissue and sponge, spontaneous splashes will be part of the painting process too;

  • Not to forget the presence of decorative patterns and other elements;

  • This session could make you oblivious of everything except colour and form.

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Flowers in Watercolour Workshop (Inspired by Shirley Trevena’s Experimental Techniques)
When:  Wednesday 10th April 2019-
 Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

THE VENETIAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING WORKSHOP - WORKSHOP FROM STILL LIFE

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The Venetian School of Painting Still Life Workshop - Venetian School of Painting Workshop - When: Monday 1st April 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £65
Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided  - (just bring a packed lunch)

Have you ever fancied exploring the medium of acrylics further yet felt intimidated? During this workshop you shall have the opportunity to explore the work of artists such a Mary Feddon and Ben Nicholson. We shall execute a charcoal drawing onto a pre prepared canvas panel using the technique of alla primer before working dark to light, echoing the painters of 15th century Florence.

Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

 

Painting by Ali Watson

Painting by Ali Watson

 

 

The Venetian School of Painting Still Life Workshop - Venetian School of Painting Workshop - When: Monday 1st April 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £50
Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided  - (just bring a packed lunch) - Limited places available

Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

 

 

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Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

MARK MAKING INTO LANDSCAPES WORKSHOP

Painting by Joan Eardley

Painting by Joan Eardley

Mark Making into Landscapes - When: Monday 25th March 2019
Tutor: Phil Reynolds - Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £50 - All levels welcome
All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch)
Suitable for all levels - Limited places available

The aim of this workshop is to open up the range of marks and gestures we use to build up a landscape. The landscape can be as much about you and your own self-expression as it is a representational image of a scene. During the workshop we will  look at ideas of depth and perspectives with an emphasis on the impact the landscape has on us.

The workshop will explore various ways of varying marks and use of appropriate tools, including making our own tools. We will explore this through a range of mediums including charcoal, paints and other substrates. We will also be inspired by and looking at the work of artists such as Joan Eardley, Jeremy Gardiner, Peter Lanyon and others.

Weather permitting, we will take the opportunity to work outside, otherwise views from the studio and images shall be available. 

Phil Reynolds who studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

Mark Making into Landscapes - When: Monday 25th March 2019
Tutor: Phil Reynolds - Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £50 - All levels welcome
All materials and refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) `
Suitable for all levels - Limited places available

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

Phil Reynolds

Phil Reynolds

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Mar
13
to Apr 3

4 WEEK OIL PAINTING COURSE

Oil Painting by Julia Borodina

Oil Painting by Julia Borodina

4 WEEK OIL PAINTING COURSE

4 Week Oil Painting Course with artist Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 13th March - Wednesday 3rd April 2019- Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) -Cost: £180 -Limited places available

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During this course you will explore the unique qualities of traditional oil painting. During the course you shall get to know your paints, brushes and oil mediums. You will concentrate on portraying a specific type of atmosphere within your chosen theme (it is highly recommended that you collect ideas, sketches and photos prior to the sessions). During the course you will produce a number of short studies (applying Turner’s glazes, exploring texture and getting inspired by the Impressionist style of painting) leading to a final outcome. You shall have the opportunity to select and convert your images into impressive oil paintings and develop work using rules of perspective, tonal values and composition. Whether it will be a quiet and provincial part of a town or a busy and full of noisy city street, a dramatic landscape or a bouquet of summer flowers – this is a fantastic opportunity to discover your potential of this medium and develop your painting skills.

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The course is an introduction to the fundamentals of oil painting, however, if you have attended a similar class in the past you can start on developing your painting straight away, therefore this course is suitable for all levels.

 

4 Week Oil Painting Course with artist Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 13th March - Wednesday 3rd April 2019- Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) -Cost: £180 -Limited places available

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in fine art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from the University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Please contact Pennie to book a place or for further information: email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

THE ART OF SKETCHING WORKSHOP

Sketch by Kate Downie

Sketch by Kate Downie

The Art of Sketching Workshop with artist Phil Reynolds - When: Monday 11th March: Time: 10am - 4.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included
(just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £50 - Limited places available

During this workshop you shall look at some artists approach to sketching, such as Henry Moore, Edgar Degas and Alberto Giacometti. We will tackle a variety of subjects and methods.

Some of the elements we will consider are: -

  • Lightness of touch

  • Conveying essential information

  • Speed of recording

  • Conveying feeling

  • The use of notes to add context

You shall explore at a range of materials to work with including pencil, charcoal and paints on a variety of papers. We shall also look at effective uses of sketchbooks. Please feel free to bring a sketchbook along if you have one though this is not a necessity.

Phil Reynolds who studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

The Art of Sketching Workshop with artist Phil Reynolds
When: Monday 11th March: Time: 10am - 4.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) 
Cost: £50 - Limited places available

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

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Mar
7
10:00 AM10:00

LINOCUT PRINT MAKING WORKSHOP

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Linocut Print Making Workshop with artist Freya Horsley
When: Thursday 7th March - Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £45 - All materials & refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) - All levels welcome.

During this workshop you will have the opportunity to design and create your own lino cut block which you will then ink and print to create your individual prints through the teaching of artist Freya Horsely. Plenty of imagery shall be provided, however you are welcome to bring any of your own sketches, images etc to work from if you would like to.

Freya studied in Birmingham, Lyon and York and exhibits in galleries around the country and has work in private collections in Europe and the United States. Alongside painting Freya has taught nationally and internationally.http://www.freyahorsley.com/

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Mar
4
10:00 AM10:00

ETCHING PRINT MAKING WORKSHOP

The Three Trees - Etching by Rembrandt

The Three Trees - Etching by Rembrandt

Etching Print Making Workshop - When: Monday 4th March 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith
Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £65 - All levels welcome All materials and refreshments provided
(just bring a packed lunch)

This etching one day workshop in etching will introduce you to the magical processes used by Rembrandt and his many followers to the present day. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to create your own etching plates and prints and learn and practise the correct procedures pertaining to a busy print environment such as the correct use of the etching press and registration technique using a safe mordent on zinc plates.

There will be an introduction to etching through a presentation and you will experience safe mixing and use of copper sulphate crystals with salt in water bath, plate preparation and grounding, smoking the plate, drawing on the plate, etching the plate, inking and wiping the plate, proof printing the plate, presentation and care of the prints that you create through the day.

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Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Feb
25
to Mar 1

INTENSIVE 5 DAY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING COURSE

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Intensive 5-DAY Watercolour Painting Course
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Monday 25th February to Friday 1st March 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £195 (50% deposit of £97.50 required to book your place) Plenty of one to one -Limited places available

 Have you been mystified by the magic of watercolour and often felt it is too unreachable to be explored on your own? This 5 week course invites you to and discover and develop colour washes, develop interesting mark making and enjoy painting expressively through the medium of watercolour.

Each session will start from the specially designed exercises to support your learning, leading to independent practical work during the second half of the day and suitable for all levels. There will be on-going referencing to inspiring watercolour practitioners and a discussion of their methods. Reference material and handouts provided for visual support.

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Over the 5 sessions you will:

  • Explore tones, washes, methods on lifting paint and creative use of brushes all inspired by W.Turner;

  • Practice to use ink and pen with watercolour by learning from the great masters, such as  Rembrandt and John Piper;

  • Discover the principles of Complementary Colours and how to paint with impact like Matisse;

  • Practice ‘loose’ painting style by Alvaro Castagnet and test how Explore soft and hard edges impact your work;

  • Break the rules and experiment with bold colours inspired by Shirley Trevena.Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk


A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

 

 

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Feb
22
to Apr 5

WOOD CARVING COURSE

Wood Carving 6 Week Course

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

If you are a beginner, during the first 3 weeks you will be taught through a set project spending the last 3 weeks on a project of your choice, applying your learnt carving skills. Experienced carvers are able to be taught and work on projects of their choice throughout the whole 6 weeks.

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An example of lettering

Six Week Wood Carving Course with craftsperson  Tim Foster
When: Friday 22nd February - Friday 5th April 2019
(no session Friday 1st March half term) - Level: All - Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm - All practise tools and materials provided
Cost: £110
- Limited places available

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Six Week Wood Carving Course with craftsperson  Tim Foster
When: Friday 22nd February - Friday 5th April 2019
(no session Friday 1st March half term) - Level: All - Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm - All practise tools and materials provided
Cost: £110
- Limited places available

 Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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Feb
20
10:00 AM10:00

CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE THROUGH MONOCHROMATIC PAINTING

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Create an atmosphere through Monochromatic Painting in Acrylics
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 20th February 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch)

Why is tone important? Here's what that master of colour Henri Matisse had to say:

‘When I have found the relationship of all the tones the result must be a living harmony of all the tones, a harmony not unlike that of a musical composition."

The tone of a painting can do a variety of things, from setting the mood to adding emphasis. A painting with only mid-tones risks being flat and dull. Understandably, monochromatic palette is a limited palette to work with but a very expressive one! Come along to this stimulating workshop and learn:

  • how tone can be relative to other tones

  • how to recognise the tone of a colour

  • tone as key element of composition

  • what is global and local tone

  • how to paint with impact.

During the day you will work from a chosen image completing a number of short exercises and longer studies. This workshop will demonstrate that a monochromatic palette is anything but dull.

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Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Create an atmosphere through Monochromatic Painting in Acrylics
Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 20th February 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm
Level: All - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch)

A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140



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Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

MONO PRINTING WORKSHOP

Mono Print by Patrick Smith

Mono Print by Patrick Smith

Mono Printing Workshop with artist Patrick Smith (using an etching press)
When: Monday 18th February 2019
Time: 10am - 4pm
All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch)
Suitable for all levels - Cost: £65
Only a couple of places still available

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We are very exciting to have Patrick Smith run this mono printing workshop on our brand new etching press.

During this workshop you shall:

-  learn dark line in a white field and white line in a dark field

-  learn good studio practice, care, preparation and maintenance of material

-  work monochromatically in the morning transcribing ideas onto the studio etching press in the afternoon

-  explore colour mixing and over laying

- have produced a sequential body of work  by the end of the day 

- source material will be provided but please feel free to bring any images etc if you wish to 

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Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

Limited places available - Please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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INSPIRED BY CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING -  Celebrate Chinese New Year by learning how to paint River Scenes and Orchid Flowers
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

INSPIRED BY CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING - Celebrate Chinese New Year by learning how to paint River Scenes and Orchid Flowers

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Inspired by Chinese Brush Painting – Learn the rules of traditional composition in a landscape - some of your images can include animals - with artist  Julia Borodina When: Wednesday 14th November 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included - Cost: £45 - (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one
Limited places available

Chinese Brush Painting is the art of using simple and effortless brush strokes to give an impression of a figure or scene. It’s an art form quite unlike any other, with an evocative and exquisite look that is inspired by the sweeping curves of nature.

During this unique workshop you will explore how to paint wild Orchids and create images of River Landscapes.

Immerse yourself in the beautiful oriental art of Chinese Brush Painting with its sweeping lines and haunting, fragile style, this ancient oriental art form is a fantastic subject of study. With advice and support, you can learn the intricacies and delicacies of this wonderful painting technique.

The workshop is run by practicing artist Julia Borodina who is member of Chinese Brush Painting Society in the UK. 

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

URBAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING & COLLAGE WORKSHOP

Urban Landscape Painting & Collage Workshop - Tutor: Phil Reynolds - When: Monday 11th February - Time: 10am - 4.00pm - All materials  and refreshments a included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45

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During this workshop you shall:

  • Explore Urban Landscape using acrylic paint and mixed media including collage.

  • Learn how to achieve depth through overlapping collage and paint.

  • Discover the liberating use of collage and mixed media

All materials will be provided, however, please feel free to bring an image or two that inspire you and some found collage that you feel may be appropriate to that image of you would like to (corrugated cardboard could represent a fence or corrugated roof, a grid for windows etc).

In the morning we will do all the sticking which could be 2 or more depending on speed and then paint and or draw on top in the afternoon. You can be as literal and detailed or abstract and loose as you want with this technique. It is a good opportunity to explore your style with a city scape of your choice.

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Phil Reynolds who studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

Urban Landscape Painting & Collage Workshop - Tutor: Phil Reynolds
When: Monday 11th February - Time: 10am - 4.00pm
All materials  and refreshments a included (just bring a packed lunch)
Cost: £45 -Limited Places Available

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

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Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

INTRODUCTION TO CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP

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Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop - Tutor: Rachel Sedman - When: Thursday 7th February 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Cyanotype printing is one of the first photographic processes to be discovered in 1842.  It is characterised by the deep indigo blue prints that are produced using this process which are a result of the mixture of two iron based compounds. It is referred to now as an Alternative Photographic Process and it’s a great way to use darkroom techniques but without the use of a camera.

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Cyanotype printing offers an affordable introduction to the world of photographic processes and printmaking. You will learn how to coat paper with cyanotype solution and then to expose paper to make a print. It is a flexible processes where any found material can be used to make a negative or images can be used from photographs using an acetate photocopy. Objects and acetate negatives are then exposed to direct sunlight or through the use of a specialised UV lamp. The image is then washed off in water thoroughly to show the final image. You will also learn techniques to tint the final images to create different tonal ranges of your prints. You are encouraged to bring objects of interest with you to use for the day to experiment with this process.

This workshop will be a fun, practical and creative day where you will learn techniques and process that can be applied at home. There will be a specially created hand out detailing the process and where to buy equipment from. Suitable for beginners with no experience necessary.

Rachel is a multi-disciplinary artist working across the mediums of alternative photographic processes, printmaking, sound recording and performance. Her work is underpinned by an understanding and appreciation of elements of Japanese philosophy and aesthetics.

Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop - Tutor: Rachel Sedman - When: Thursday 7th February 2019 - Time: 10am - 3.00pm - Level: All - All materials & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 - Limited places available

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140


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Feb
2
9:00 AM09:00

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP

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Stained Glass  Workshop with specialist Helen Bower BA (Hons), MA, SPAB Fellow - When: Saturday 2nd February - Level: Beginners - All materials and refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Time: 9am - 5pm - Cost: £85 - A couple of places available

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Have you ever felt you would like to learn how to create quality stained glass work and create your own stained glass panel.  If so this workshop is just the thing for you. This course will teach you the basic practical techniques enabling you to go on and develop further should you wish to.

 During this workshop...

  • You will be guided through the techniques of glass cutting, lead shaping, soldering and cementing

  • You will have the opportunity to explore using various coloured and textured glass

  • You shall construct a leaded panel developing your skills, knowledge and technique

  • You shall create your own stained glass panel

  • There will be a number of preprepared designs for you to choose to work from

  • You will go away with a 220mm x 220mm finished stained glass panel

Taught by Helen Bower, an experienced stained glass professional with a 3Dimensional glass design degree, a Masters in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management and has worked on glass from medieval to modern, at the V&A, York Minster and commercial workshops nationally for over 20 years. 

I loved it! Helen was a truly excellent teacher. I liked the balance she achieved between the theory and practice - she was well informed and able to convey information in an interesting way.’ - Meg Huby

All materials, tools and refreshments provided - Suitable for beginners. This course is not advised for anyone who may be pregnant due to lead-based products being used. To book a place, for payment details and directions please contact Pennie Lordan on: t: 01904 651085 or m: 07851 299140 e: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com

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Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

FIND YOUR VOICE - SINGING WORKSHOP

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Find Your Voice - Singing Workshop with community musician Chris Bartram -  When:  Saturday 26th January 2019 - Time: 10am - 4.00pm - Level: All, no ability to read music necessary - All equipment & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £35 - Limited places available

Would you like to discover what your voice can really do? ‘Find Your Voice’ is a practical vocal and singing workshop takes place in a friendly, fun and supportive environment where you can explore just how amazing your voice is.  The day is great for anyone who would like to to have fun with their singing, and also extremely useful for anyone whose voice is an important part of their work such as teachers, lecturers, professional speakers and even parents!

During the workshop we shall work with a wide range of breathing and vocal exercises, and a variety of easy-to-learn songs from a variety of vocal traditions. These exercises demonstrate how to use your natural voice efficiently and effectively, whilst the communal singing provides a unique space for social interaction. As well as experiencing and learning more about the voice, other benefits commonly mentioned by people doing this workshop include developing more confidence - in their voices, in being in front of people, and in themselves generally. 

At the end of the workshop you will be given a detailed handout with all the exercises and ideas that you will have covered as well as audio recordings of all the songs. All songs shall be taught orally, so you don’t need to be able to read music!

Tutor: Chris Bartram is a highly experienced music educator and community artist. He taught music for many years at York St John University, and has also worked for many years as a freelance music professional with many leading arts organisations, including Opera North, Manchester Camerata, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Northern Ballet, and Accessible Arts & Media.  Chris has been a facilitator for the national singing programme 'Sing Up', and runs singing and voice training workshops for a variety of clients, including business professionals, arts organisations, university and school teachers, and students. Currently he leads the highly popular monthly ‘A Cuppa and A Chorus’ workshops at the National Centre for Early Music in York. He is a member of the Natural Voice Network.

Find Your Voice - Singing Workshop with community musician Chris Bartram -  When:  Saturday 26th January 2019 - Time: 10am - 4.00pm -  Level: All, no ability to read music necessary - All equipment & refreshments included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £35 - Limited places available

Please get in touch for further information or to book a place:  email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

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Jan
24
to Jan 31

COLLAGRAPH & CARBORUNDUM PRINT MAKING 2 DAY COURSE

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When: Thursday 24th January & Thursday 31st January 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm - All materials and refreshments provided - suitable for all levels - plenty of one to one  - Cost: £95 (50% deposit of £47.50 is required to book a place). 

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This 2 day course is a fantastic opportunity to be introduced to and explore the exciting possibilities of collagraph printing where a textured plate is inked up and put through the press to create an image. During this course we shall experiment with different textures to create a variety of tones and marks, and explore explore how the inking process can also be manipulated to create different effects.

The first of the sessions will be all about making printing plates. You shall use a wide variety of different materials, from feathers and fabric to paint and polyfilla, to create a relief texture on the plate. This relief might depict a specific image or simply play with patterns and abstract shapes. These plates will then be sealed with varnish ready to print in the following session. During this second session you will be introduced to intaglio inking and printing, where an inked plate is put through the printing press under intense pressure to transfer the image to paper. It is possible to create exciting effects in collagraph by using several colours on the same plate or by layering images from different plates. As the plates have a relief texture it is possible to print them with relief printing methods in addition, which makes for really interesting effects. This is an exciting printmaking method which uses simple materials to create interesting and seemingly complex images with beautiful fusions of colour, and you will go home with an array of prints with rich and often unexpected colour combinations as the inks build up on the plate.

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Freya studied in Birmingham, Lyon and York and exhibits in galleries around the country and has work in private collections in Europe and the United States. Alongside painting Freya has taught nationally and internationally.http://www.freyahorsley.com/

When: Thursday 24th January & Thursday 31st January 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm - All materials and refreshments provided - suitable for all levels - plenty of one to one -   Cost: £95 (50% deposit of £47.50 is required to book a place). 

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

 

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Jan
14
10:00 AM10:00

THE VENETIAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING WORKSHOP - WORKSHOP FROM STILL LIFE

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The Venetian School of Painting Still Life Workshop - Venetian School of Painting Workshop - When: Monday 14th January 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £50
Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided  - (just bring a packed lunch)

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Have you ever fancied exploring the medium of acrylics further yet felt intimidated? During this workshop you shall have the opportunity to explore the work of artists such a Mary Feddon and Ben Nicholson. We shall execute a charcoal drawing onto a pre prepared canvas panel using the technique of alla primer before working dark to light, echoing the painters of 15th century Florence.

Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

 

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Painting by Ali Watson

 

 

The Venetian School of Painting Still Life Workshop - Venetian School of Painting Workshop - When: Monday 14th January 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith - Time: 10.00am - 4pm - Cost: £50
Level: All - All materials and refreshments provided  - (just bring a packed lunch)

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

 

 

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Jan
11
to Feb 15

WOOD CARVING 6 WEEK COURSE

Wood Carving 6 Week Course

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

If you are a beginner, during the first 3 weeks you will be taught through a set project spending the last 3 weeks on a project of your choice, applying your learnt carving skills. Experienced carvers are able to be taught and work on projects of their choice throughout the whole 6 weeks.

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Six Week Wood Carving Course with craftsperson  Tim Foster
When: Friday 11th January- Friday 15th November 2018 -  Level: All - Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm - All practise tools and materials provided
Cost: £110
- Limited places available

 Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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Jan
9
to Feb 6

DISCOVER & DEVELOP 5 WEEK ACRYLIC PAINTING COURSE

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Today, Acrylics are being used by more artists than ever before. They are durable, inexpensive, easy to use and fast drying paints, which lead an artist to have plenty of dazzling results. You will investigate the importance of colour schemes, explore the effects of colour primers and practice to apply transparent, translucent and opaque layers. During the 5 weeks you will produce short and long studies, explore texture and brush marks, paint with sponges and palette knives. 

Each session will start from a specially designed exercises to support your learning, leading to independent practical work during the second half of the day. There will be on-going referencing to inspiring artists and a discussion of their methods. Reference material and handouts provided for visual support.

Over the 5 sessions you will:

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  • Explore tones and produce Monochromatic studies;

  • Discover the principles of Complementary Colours and practice to apply Glaze, Pre-mix, Translucent and Opaque paint;

  • You will mix your own Family Groups of Colours and investigate Analogous Colour Schemes while using palette knives;

  • Learn and test a Split-complimentary Colour Schemes and paint on various colour backgrounds;

  • Unleash the power of Triadic Colour Schemes, which will enable you to expand on ways to apply, lift paint and unify your work with final layers.

Teaching is professional and encouraging, the workshop will suit beginners as well as experienced practitioners

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Five week course  - Commencing Wednesday 9th January 2019 - Wednesday 6th February 2019 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £195  (50% deposit required to book a place with balance due just before the start of the course).All materials and refreshments provided - (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Please contact pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com Office: 01904 270707 - Mobile: 07851 299140 to book a place - Thank you.

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Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

CHIAROSCURO STILL LIFE BY CANDLELIGHT WORKSHOP

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During this workshop you shall have the opportunity:

  • Look at artists who worked in this way. Caravaggio, Georges de La Tour

  • Learn how to set up a candle lit still life

  • Explore ways of setting an interesting composition

  • Use soft pastels on dark paper as a starting point and experiment with other media

  • Step back in time to the Renaissance and experience this ancient light

Phil Reynolds studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

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Chiaroscuro Still Life by Candlelight Workshop - Tutor: Phil Reynolds                                       When: Monday 10th November - Time: 10am - 4.00pm - All materials  and refreshments a included (just bring a packed lunch) - Cost: £45 -Limited Places Available

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

LINOCUT PRINT MAKING CHRISTMAS CARD WORKSHOP

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Linocut Print Making Christmas Card Workshop with artist Freya Horsley
When: Thursday 6th November - Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £45 - All materials & refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) - All levels welcome.

During this workshop you will have the opportunity to design and create your own lino cut
block which you will then ink and print to create your individual Christmas cards through the teaching of artist Freya Horsely. Plenty of Christmas imagery shall be provided, however you are welcome to bring any of your on sketches, images etc to work from if you would like to. You will be provided with 6 card blanks and envelopes as well as additional printing paper.

Freya studied in Birmingham, Lyon and York and exhibits in galleries around the country and has work in private collections in Europe and the United States. Alongside painting Freya has taught nationally and internationally.http://www.freyahorsley.com/

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Nov
22
10:00 AM10:00

LINOCUT PRINT MAKING CHRISTMAS CARD WORKSHOP

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Linocut Print Making Christmas Card Workshop with artist Freya Horsley
When: Thursday 22nd November - Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £45 - All materials & refreshments provided (just bring a packed lunch) - All levels welcome.

During this workshop you will have the opportunity to design and create your own lino cut
block which you will then ink and print to create your individual Christmas cards through the teaching of artist Freya Horsely. Plenty of Christmas imagery shall be provided, however you are welcome to bring any of your on sketches, images etc to work from if you would like to. You will be provided with 6 card blanks and envelopes as well as additional printing paper.

Freya studied in Birmingham, Lyon and York and exhibits in galleries around the country and has work in private collections in Europe and the United States. Alongside painting Freya has taught nationally and internationally.http://www.freyahorsley.com/

Workshop now full. additional workshop on Thursday 29th November - To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Nov
21
to Dec 19

WATERCOLOUR & INK 5 WEEK COURSE

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Watercolour and Ink 5 week course - Tutor: Julia Borodina -When: Wednesday 21st November to Wednesday 19th December 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included - Cost: £195 (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Limited places available

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This course will give you a fantastic opportunity to delve into the technique admired by a number of artists, such as John Piper, Picasso, Andy Warhol, Ptolemy Dean and many other illustrators and designers. You will learn through exploratory investigation, play and the introduction of specific approaches when using shapes, colours, lines and textures. You will develop work ranging from decorative and abstract to representational and realistic, creating short and long studies. Teaching is informal and encouraging.

You will work from observation and your own photos/sketches, alternatively imagery will be provided as a starting point. A hands on experience of Watercolour and Ink technique will allow you to experiment with colour, quality of line and composition, enabling you to expand upon your own powers of artistic self-expression.


Over the 5 sessions you will:

  • Dive into experimental mark making and sketching with a variety of tools;

  • Indulge into using fine lines with watercolour – central theme is ‘Cities/ Buildings’;

  • Create a mood and spectacular atmosphere through Monochromatic landscapes;

  • Discover the advantages of permanent and impermanent ink;

  • Working from observation and from your imagination.

This course will suit a beginner as well as an experienced practitioner as it will explore and widen the boarders of watercolour painting.

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Please contact pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com Office: 01904 270707 - Mobile: 07851 299140 to book a place - Thank you.






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Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

Contemporary Still Lift in Soft Pastels Workshop

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Contemporary Still Lift in Soft Pastels Workshop -Tutor: Phil Reynolds                                     When: Monday 12th November - Time: 10am - 4.00pm
All materials  and refreshments a included (just bring a packed lunch)
Cost: £45 - Limited Places Available

During this workshop you shall have the opportunity to look at the artist Gary Bennet an what this type of modern still life can offer. We are often surrounded by these sculpted plastic containers to which we can take very little aesthetic notice of. Therefore working in soft pastels we shall explore these objects to create a modern still life whilst: looking at what can be a modern still life, exploring interesting arrangements of our objects, finding out what kind of background would work best for your work whilst using soft pastels as a starting point for further enquiry.

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Phil Reynolds studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 1997 and has since pursued a career as an artist. He has been exhibiting his work in contemporary galleries throughout the North of England as well as London and Bristol affordable art fairs. Phil's work explores the ground between abstraction and figuration where forms emerge from a fluid use of acrylic paint. His work is both instinctive and keenly observed bringing together raw marks with more mediated responses.

Contemporary Still Lift in Soft Pastels Workshop -Tutor: Phil Reynolds                                     When: Monday 12th November - Time: 10am - 4.00pm
All materials  and refreshments a included (just bring a packed lunch)
Cost: £45 - Limited Places Available

To book a place or if you have any questions please contact Pennie - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

 

 

 

 

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Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

WINTER LANDSCAPES WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

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Winter Landscapes Watercolour Workshop - Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included
Cost: £40 (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Limited places available

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This workshop will be based on creating a number of winter themed compositions. A hands-on course for beginners to intermediate painters. You will explore how colours affect the temperature of a painting, how to paint snow with an impact and how to use colour for maximum benefit when creating winter birds compositions. You are welcome to bring some of your own objects, such as, branches of winter berries, pine tree branches, pine cones, images of birds and animals, snowy landscapes – anything (including images) that will inspire you to explore form, colour and pattern. 

  • You will produce short and long studies which you can use as Christmas presents;
  • Focus will be on exploration of various painting approaches, such as, sketching with a brush, wet on wet, layering, grisaille, pointillism and watercolour and ink. 
  • You will be encouraged to observe and produce a personal response.
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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk

Winter Landscapes Watercolour Workshop - Tutor: Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included
Cost: £40 (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Limited places available

A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Nov
6
to Dec 11

EXPLORE DRAWING 6 WEEK COURSE

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Explore Drawing 6 Week Course with artist Tim MorrisonWhen: Tuesday 6th November  - Tuesday 11th December 2018  Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm  All materials and refreshments provided - Level: All - - All materials & refreshments included  - Cost: £70  Limited places available

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During this course you will explore new and traditional drawing languages, and different media. copying great historical drawings as a very useful way of learning and analysing artists' methods and techniques as well as studying contemporary trends. you will also investigate and explore what it is we try to get across when drawing; what kind of mark-making language should we employ to describe something particular.

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Tutor: Tim Morrison trained at The Royal College of Art and Edinburgh, has exhibited in York and London and has many years experience teaching successful, varied and interesting art classes. Tim is regularly part of York Open Studios.

Limited places available. Please get in touch to book a place or if you have any questions. Email:pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

INSPIRED BY TRADITIONAL CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING - LEARN HOW TO PAINT PEONIES, LOTUS & WISTERIA

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Inspired by Traditional Chinese Brush Painting – Learn how to paint Peonies, Lotus and Wisteria with artist Julia Borodina -  When: Wednesday 24th October 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included - Cost: £40  - (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Limited places available

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Immerse yourself in the beautiful oriental art of Chinese Brush Painting with its sweeping lines and haunting, fragile style, this ancient oriental art form is a fantastic subject of study. With advice and support, you can learn how to paint Peonies, Lotus flowers and Wisteria acquiring the intricacies and delicacies of this wonderful painting technique. This ancient oriental art form is a fantastic subject of study. 

This workshop will suit a beginner as well as an experienced practitioner as it will explore and widen the boarders of watercolour painting. You will paint on rice paper using traditional Chinese brushes, watercolours and ink.

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You will have a chance to explore the samples of original art work brought directly from China.

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Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in Fine Art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in the water colours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham Artists. www.juliaborodina.co.uk Julia is member of Chinese Brush Painting Society in the UK. 

 

 

 

Inspired by Traditional Chinese Brush Painting – Learn how to paint Peonies, Lotus and Wisteria with artist Julia Borodina -  When: Wednesday 24th October 2018 - Time: 10am - 3pm - Level: All - All materials and refreshments included - Cost: £40  - (just bring a packed lunch) Plenty of one to one - Limited places available

 

A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140

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Oct
19
to Nov 30

WOOD CARVING COURSE

Wood Carving 6 Week Course

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

Taught by York's exceptional wood and stone carver Tim Foster, an excellent and experienced teacher and professional, who has worked at York Minster and several royal palaces. This course is suitable for all levels offering differentiation for complete beginners and providing opportunity to develop to a more advanced level through a project led six week course for more experienced carvers.

If you are a beginner, during the first 3 weeks you will be taught through a set project spending the last 3 weeks on a project of your choice, applying your learnt carving skills. Experienced carvers are able to be taught and work on projects of their choice throughout the whole 6 weeks.

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Six Week Wood Carving Course with craftsperson  Tim Foster
When: Friday 19th October- Friday 30th November 2018
(no session Friday 2nd November half term) - Level: All - Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm - All practise tools and materials provided
Cost: £110
- Limited places available

 Please contact Pennie to book a place - email:  pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140

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