Courses For Adults – at Artspace Cinderford Venue

Weave a Willow Asymmetrical Basket, with Helen Parkinson

COURSES AT ARTSPACE CINDERFORD VENUE

Come to Artspace to enjoy a group workshop in our fully equipped art studio in Cinderford.

Enrolment: To express your interest in a place or for more information, please email sue@artspacecinderford.org and provide your name, phone number and the title of the course you are interested in and we will get back to you.

Cost: £80 (*£45 concessions) for an eight week course of 2hr long workshops, including all materials and resources.

*Concessionary rates apply for people with disabilities or on means tested benefits.  Courses are FREE for people with fewer than 5 GCSE’s (level 2).  Please contact us to discuss your eligibility.

Click here to download a copy of our Spring 2023 programme

MONDAYS

 

 

Festival, with Angie Burgess

*FREE*

Starts Monday 23rd January 2023 / 6 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

For this course we will explore our favourite music and build a festival playlist.  As your playlist grows you will use the music and related images as inspiration to design a piece of festival merchandise.  Dancing and singing will be encouraged.  Who will you’re A listers be?  This will be a fun course for all learner levels.

 

Willow Weaving Frame Baskets, with Helen Parkinson

Starts Monday 23rd January 2023 / 6 weeks with half term break 

10:00am – 1:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

During this Spring term we will be focusing on creating a beautiful and useful frame basket using a variety of different coloured willow. There will also be an opportunity to complete a variety of small projects for your home and garden.  At the end of the course, you will have a good basic knowledge of Willow types and how to prepare them, weaving tools and how to use them and the traditional techniques involved in constructing a frame basket. You are welcome to bring along a favourite pair of secateurs, but tools will be provided.

 

Knitting for Beginners, with Cherry Lyne

Starts Monday 23rd January 2023 / 8 weeks with a half term break.

12:30pm – 2:30pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

£35 (£15 concessions)

Learn the rudiments of knitting while you create your own scarf.  Together we will learn and practice the basic stitches that make up so many garments we love. All materials supplied and this is an in-person course aimed at the complete beginner. We will be learning knit, pearl, rib and moss stitch, as well as casting on and off and you will go home with a gorgeous scarf you have made yourself!  Those who attended last term who wish to continue will have the opportunity to expand their range of stitches either by continuing their current project or starting a new one.

 


TUESDAYS

 

Print & Paint with Wendy Daniels

Starts Tuesday 24th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

This course will encourage learners to experiment with different forms of simple printmaking and other painting techniques. We will work on paper, card and fabric and you can choose from a range of designs or make your own. We will explore a range of different paints and make our own from earth pigments and natural materials. No experience necessary, just be prepared to have a go!


WEDNESDAYS

 

Circus & Performing Arts, with Jo Jarratt

Starts Wednesday 25th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

£35

Do you like to perform? Do you love the theatre?  Do you love the Circus? Come and join us on this 8 week course of Circus, drama and dance, where we shall work together to create a fabulous performance of our own!

 

3D Ceramics, with Jane Spray

**FULLY BOOKED**

Starts Wednesday 25th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

A ceramic class for those with some previous experience of using clay. Students will be encouraged to work on their own personal projects, and may wish to explore techniques of using slips and printing on clay further.

 

Discover Painting, with Bela Kielt

**FULLY BOOKED**

Starts Wednesday 25th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

1:30pm 3:30pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

This course is perfect for beginners as well as people with some experience. During the course you will exercise and explore some of the basic principles of painting: types of composition, light and mixing paint.  We will try a variety of exercises, such as making super-fast sketches with a brush.  Working on a large scale, you will have fun using paint, charcoal and pencil.  We will explore different styles and spend lots of time focusing on observation and painting from life.

 

Evening Pottery, with Jane Spray

**FULLY BOOKED**

Starts Wednesday 25th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

6:45pm – 8:45pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

If you cannot make it to Artspace during the day, then this is the evening class for you! Relax and enjoy using clay in a creative atmosphere. A range of making and decorating techniques will be explored throughout the course and you will be encouraged to work on and develop your own projects.


THURSDAYS

 

Bowls, Baskets, Hats and All Sorts! , with Lizzie Godden

Starts Thursday 26th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

We’ll make cordage using scrap fabric, papers, waste plastic and natural fibres. Using cordage and other strips of fabric we’ll make bowls, baskets, knitted items, decorative hangings. Our results will be unique and amazing! There are so many possibilities!


FRIDAYS

Discover Drama, with Jo Jarratt

Starts Friday 27th January 2023 / 8 weeks with half-term break

10:00am – 12:00pm (at Artspace Cinderford)

£35

Have you ever wanted to have a go at acting? Do you want to develop your confidence? This course offers adults the chance to explore and develop their communication and performing skills; using improvisation, characterisation, vocal and physical exercises in order to challenge and excite! There will also be the opportunity to devise your own piece of theatre for performance.


 

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