Saturday Series

THE SATURDAY SERIES- WEEKEND WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS

The Artspace ‘Saturday Series’ is a programme of weekend workshops for adults running here at Artspace. Each workshop is designed to provide a bespoke, one-off, arts experience that you can enjoy, at your leisure, on a weekend. Whether you would like to paint something to hang on your wall at home, or make a beautiful crafty gift for a friend or family member, these half-day or full day workshops aim to help you to create something unique! A deposit of £20 is required to secure your place on each workshop.

To express your interest in a place, please contact Dan on 01594 825111 Ext 1 or email dan@artspacecinderford.org

A deposit of £20 is required to secure your place on each workshop.

Workshops take place at Artspace, The New Mercury, 3 Woodside Street, Coleford, GL14 2NL


TIMETABLE

 

Introduction to Silk Painting,  with Birgitta Engel

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.

Learn about the ancient art of painting on silk exploring a variety of silk painting techniques. During the class you will learn how to make your own design and transfer it onto silk, making a card, small scarf or wall hanging to take home with you.

Costs: £45. All materials will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


Reduction Lino printing,  with Melanie Ruston

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

*FULLY BOOKED*

 

Learn about the art of relief printing. We will use lino cutting and the reduction process to make a small edition of coloured prints that could be used in card making, invitations or used in book form as well as a framed image to hang on the wall. There will be examples of all sorts of relief printing available for inspiration but bring your own sketchbooks, photos etc. to provide a starting point and then see what happens.

Costs: £39. All materials will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


Papercutting, with Emily Bagnall

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.

 

 

Papercutting is the ancient art form of creating imagery or patterns with a simple sheet of paper or card and cutting away from the paper until you have a finished art piece. If you’ve ever wanted to have a go at papercutting or the art form is new to you, then you’ll be delighted and surprised how accessible this craft is. A finished piece can be simple and beautiful or highly intricate. Whatever you do, all you’ll need is a few simple tools to master the basic skills. Unleash your creativity in paper work, in this workshop you can come away with a finished artwork, a birthday or Christmas card or a mixture of ideas to develop further.

Costs: £39. All materials will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


Learn How To Embroider a Pet Portrait, with Becky Mackay

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

Celebrate your beloved pet with their very own embroidered portrait.  Learn how to transfer your design to fabric, the basic stitches and techniques to create your portrait and some special stitches for extra decoration.  This is the perfect workshop for creating a personalised piece for yourself or for a gift.

Please bring an image of your pet’s face which would roughly fit into a box measuring 9cm X 9cm.  The best pictures to work with are clear, unpixellated and taken at your pet’s eye level.  Side portraits are often the easiest and most regal to work with.  If you don’t have access to a printer please send your portrait before the class to rebecca.artsforanimals@gmail.com

Cost: £39.  All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


Introduction to Silk Painting, with Birgitta Engel

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

Learn about the ancient art of painting on silk exploring a variety of silk painting techniques. During the class you will learn how to make your own design and transfer it onto silk, making a card, small scarf or wall hanging to take home with you.

Cost: £45.  All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


LP Art, with Angie Burgess, with Angie Burgess

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

For this workshop we will be using a vinyl LP as a base for a piece of artwork.  We will explore the effect of several mediums of which you can choose to use one or a combination of them all.  Examples and prints will be on hand to inspire you or you can produce something completely original.  Your finished designs can be given as a quirky gift, displayed indoors to bring a splash of colour to a room or hung outside to brighten a garden fence or shed.  This session will be suitable for all abilities and will be fun; there will be music, foot tapping and singing along will be encouraged.

**No LPs will be harmed during this workshop – only recycled unplayable vinyl will be used! **

Costs: £39.  All materials will be provided.  Please bring along a packed lunch.


Creativity Works: Non-Dominant Hand Art, with Aileen Wright and Annie Tyhurst

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

Making art with the non-dominant hand can free up inhibition and release creative blocks enabling flow and revealing new directions.  It also accesses parts of the brain we do not habitually use – with some surprising results.  In this workshop you will have the opportunity to explore working with a variety of media using your non-dominant hand.  A workshop aimed at artists and makers who wish to experiment and find new inspiration.  As well as providing basic materials we encourage people to bring their own so that their finished piece can be in their preferred media.

Cost: £39. All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


Experimental Embroidery, with Lizzie Godden

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

Hand stitching is so relaxing and creative.  Enjoy using stitches you know and stitches new to you.  Stitch with ribbon, wool, strips of fabric, as well as embroidery thread.  Stitch on top of stitch.  Draw with stitch.  Mix colours.  Mix stitches.  Do small and delicate stitches and big, chunky stitches.  You’ll be able to take home, for example, a small bag, a pin cushion, a brooch, a cuff bracelet or some gorgeous samples which could be framed.

Cost: £39. All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


Needle Felting, with Mo Parker

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

Learn how to make a 3d needle felted animal.  I will take you through the process of building up the sculpture, adding limbs and colour to create your very own sculpture! Made of lambswool, needle felted sculptures are very popular and fun to make. You can also put your own stamp on your sculpture, let your imagination run wild! Make something for you to look at and admire, or maybe as a gift for a loved one.

Cost: £39. All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


Modern Calligraphy, with Emily Bagnall

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

 

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing with a broad tipped pen, brush or other writing instruments.  Modern Calligraphy allows full freedom of expression and exploration of ideas – truly expressive and very relaxing, this is an art form that is enjoyable for everyone.  Ideas can be worked on straight away or sketched out first and filled in once final touches have been made.  The results are always fun and in this session we will also explore decoration around our lettering.

Cost: £39. All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


An Introduction to Ecoprinting and Natural Dyeing, with Lizzie Godden

POSTPONED. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

Enjoy the exciting process of using plants to dye and print onto fabric and paper.  You will take away dyed and eco printed pieces of silk, cotton and cartridge paper.  You will also have the opportunity to experiment with some shibori techniques and to dye stitched fabric with natural plant dyes.

Cost: £45.  All materials provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.


 

What would you like to do?

We can offer workshops in a wide variety of creative subjects. If you would like to try something specific, please get in touch!

Email Hannah@artspacecinderford.org

Booking is essential. To secure your place, please contact…

01594 825 111 or email sue@artspacecinderford.org