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Kids Workshops

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11.00-12.30 Wednesday Group1 208680 September 27th, October 11th & 25th,  November 8th & 22nd  12.00-1.30 Wednesday Group2 210100 to be confirmed 10.00-11.30 Wednesday Group3 Ages 10+ 208681  October 4th & 18th, November  1st, 15th, & 29th     We will go through shadow and light, mark making and all sorts of mediums, starting with charcoal and ending with ink, lots of experimenting is encouraged so please wear old clothes. Parents are asked to drop their children off at least 5 minutes before we start and you can collect them at the end of the lesson. All the materials are provided. Drawing/Painting We will work through different mediums starting with charcoal, pencils and pen and ink and even printing. We will play with mark-making, depth perception tackling shapes, human form, the face and then the children will choose the next three subject for drawing. After learning some basics in drawing and improving line and shadow your child will be ready for paint experimenting. We will be going through watercolours and acrylic paints. Different techniques and water applications.  Sculpture /3D and Illustration We will start with clay and sculpt animal heads, then make casts of them, this is a lengthy process but the children will learn different casting techniques Illustration we will be learning all about the the pens we will be working with we will go through a series of different styles, this will be a great work shop for those who love Manga and comic book
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Tuesday 30th May Make a Minion Using colourful clays we will be making your favorite minions and hopefully creating some brand new ones. Cutting out may require adults help with little ones. Thursday 1st June  Stain Glass Window Perfect for little ones! Your children will draw on their design, then paste their designs on them. We will be using bright colour tissues papers, creating a hole scene using black cut outs to create these colourful stain glass windows. Just put it in front of the window and let the colours shine. Friday 2nd June Watercolour with Bill Newton 2hrs long Ages 6+ After the success of the last workshop Bill is coming back for another lesson. Bill will take them through basic stages and they will create a painting at the end of the session. they will use paints brushes and create a few paintings!   
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Lots to do this Summer! We are back with lots of fresh new ideas this Summer. All the sessions are 1.5hr sometimes they do run over so please be aware of this. Children older than 8 can be left, but if there is a lot of cutting to do they may appreciate your presence. Monday 24th July Paint a Plant Pot Summer is here so we are painting plant pots. All the paints and pots are provided so all you need to do is just water your plant and let it grow. You can paint which ever design you want and we have stamps and stencils for the children to experiment with. Wednesday 8th July Posca Pen trainers Bring in your white trainers/ pumps and use stencils and a range of coloured pens to design and decorate your shoes. This is great for all ages and we start off practising out designs on paper before we actually try it out on our shoes. Friday 28th July Make and Decorate a Bird Feeder Here we are thinking about the nature on our doorstep, we will make little houses that we will fill with seeds to keep the birds nice and fat for spring. We will construct the bird feeder then decorate it however you like. A perfect addition to your garden! Monday 31st July Dragon or Unicorn Decoupage In this workshop we will be using lots of bright Decopatch papers to decorate Unicorns or Dragons! This is a great one for all ages! Lots of sticky glue 3+ Just let Dana know if you want a Unicorn or a Dragon.  Friday 4th August Giant Monster Heads  The basis of your Giant Head will be made for you. You will decorate it and construct the shape with lots of corrugated card making BFG heads, animals or creatures. Your giant head can be as large and as dramatic as you like. Lots of cutting involved in this one so little ones will need help. Wednesday 9th August Weather Mobiles Create different weather out of card, tissue, beads and felt. This mixed media weather mobile will cheer you up even on the gloomiest of days.   Friday 11th August Harry Potter Sorting Hat In this hugely anticipated Class we will be creating our own 'Harry Potter - Hogwarts Sorting Hats.' Your children will be blown away with their magical amazing sorting hats that they can keep forever and impress all their friends with. Your child will be able to decorate their own however they wish with paints, glitter and much more! This class is expected to fill up straight away so early booking is needed to avoid disappointment. Monday 4th July Dragon or Unicorn Decoupage In this workshop we will be using lots of bright Decopatch papers to decorate Unicorns or Dragons! This is a great one for all ages! Lots of sticky glue 3+ Just let Dana know if you want a Unicorn or a Dragon. Saturday 19th August OUR SUMMER FUNDAY Back again for our third Year this Funday is going to have lots more going on, stall holders, workshops for kids and adults, you name it! Click Here for more information. Monday 21st August Concertina Puppets Your children will make animals and creatures with the main part of the body made form a concertina shape that you will create. We will have a mini theatre so they can set up a play for you!! Wednesday 23rd August Felt Pencil Toppers Create cute felt and foam toppers to go at the end of your pencils, there will be lots of cutting and gluing so ages 6+. Wednesday 30th August Note Book Stamping Back to school soon, here we provide you with a sketchbook and provide stamps and inks for you to design your own. About your Tutor Our kids tutor Dana originally trained as a theatre designer, working on plays, operas and even the Edinburgh Tattoo. She studied and practiced in set design, costume, puppetry and mask making. A self titled ‘Jack of all trades’ she loves creating and developing the art workshops. “For me it’s all about the materials, theatre design is all about problem solving and working to a small budget. I love creating things through up-cycling items and papers that would have been thrown out. This means I am a hoarder, filling my house with papers and materials. In my spare time I paint watercolours and I have a million art projects I have started (but not finished!)” She is CBR checked
The class will be help on a Friday 10-12.00 date to be confirmed. Bill will take them through basic stages and they will create a painting at the end of the session. Parents are advised to stay with the children throughout the lesson. About our Tutor William Newton was born in Essex and is a full time professional artist working on gallery, exhibition and privately commissioned paintings Currently on his fourth book on How to Paint with Watercolours. He has enjoyed a number of very successful 'sell out' one-man exhibitions and has exhibited at various London locations, including the Barbican, the Mall Galleries, the Guildhall and numerous commercial galleries. Largely self-taught, he works in most mediums, on almost any subject-matter, notably marine painting and landscape etc. and is the author of the Leisure Arts book 'Painting with Watercolours'. A member of various Art Societies, including the London Sketch Club and is also a busy demonstrator and runs regular painting workshops and demonstrations for Art Societies. A practicing Art Tutor with experience of teaching both adults and children, his paintings are held in private and corporate collections worldwide.  
April  27th May 4th, 11th 18th, 25th June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July 6th 13th 20th We will be exploring collage, using natural reliefs, string art, relief liners and lots of different mixed media. Every two weeks we will complete a painting with the first week experimenting. The children can incorporate photographs and pictures they have already drawn.  Themes will be