Paint, Paper & Print

Wildlife Illustration

A flexible course with Simon Williams of one, two or three days exploring Botanical and /or Wildlife Illustration in Watercolours and/or gouache

Wildlife Illustration Workshop in Cumbria, art courses Lake District

You may join for 1, 2 or 3 days to learn about Watercolour and also Gouache painting techniques. You may interchange between Wildlife and Botanical and demonstrations are given in both. Any combination of days is possible but some watercolour experience is recommended - even if only a half day.

9.30am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges not applicable

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Upcoming Dates


Fri 5th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full
Sat 6th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full
Sun 7th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full

Botanical Illustration

A flexible course with Simon Williams of one, two or three days exploring Botanical and /or Wildlife Illustration in Watercolours and/or gouache

Botanical Illustration Workshop in Cumbria

You may join for 1, 2 or 3 days to learn about Watercolour and also Gouache painting techniques. You may interchange between Wildlife and Botanical and demonstrations are given in both. Any combination of days is possible but some watercolour experience is recommended - even if only a half day.

9.30am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges not applicable

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Upcoming Dates


Fri 5th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full
Sat 6th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full
Sun 7th July 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full

Intro to Pen and Wash

A busy and creative day with Margaret Jarvis exploring the delights of Pen and Wash

Intro to Pen and Wash Workshop in Cumbria

This medium can also be known as 'Watercolour & Ink'.  This day will touch on colour mixing and using watercolours and it combines the subtle variable nature of the watercolour wash with finer detail picked out in black ink pen, allowing the artist different effects in shading and textures. 

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges may include a few pounds for specialist paper.

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Upcoming Dates


Sat 1st June 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Full
Sat 22nd June 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6
Wed 2nd October 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 8
Tue 3rd December 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 2

Pen & Wash: Beyond Beginners

A busy and creative day with Margaret Jarvis exploring the delights of Pen and Wash

Advanced Pen and Wash Workshop in Cumbria

A day with Margaret, exploring further the possibilties with Pen and Wash,looking at  how to put a composition together and including how to apply pen work to your watercolours as well as water and washes to intricate pen work;  both yielding very different results.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges may include a few pounds for specialist paper.

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Upcoming Dates


Sat 24th August 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6

Discovering Watercolours

A day of exploring colour washes and the blending of colour palettes for landscapes and more, with Margaret Jarvis

Discovering Watercolours Workshop in Cumbria

First Steps in Watercolour paints looks in depth at colours, colours mixing techniques washes shading and brush techniques. It is the most useful place to start for those wishing to learn the basics in an enjoyable, thorough day of discovering the world of watercolours.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: possible small fee for extra paper

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Upcoming Dates


Sun 24th November 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 7

Watercolours: Beyond Beginners

A day of exploring colour washes and the blending of colour palettes for landscapes and more, with Margaret Jarvis

Advanced Watercolours Workshop in Cumbria

Another day with Margaret looking further into Watercolours in Nature, exploring depth, shading, colours and further colour mixing and brush techniques.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: possible small fee for extra paper

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Upcoming Dates


Fri 16th August 2019 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 8

Ink and Bleach

A day of exploration and experimentation incorporating a very mild bleach into the medium of Pen and Wash.

Ink and Bleach Workshop in Cumbria

“Accidental’ reactions between both mediums create dramatic landscape and sky effects, or a more controlled approach can be taken to keep the work ‘tight’. The stunning scenery of the Lake District will be our inspiration for the day. 

10am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: £5 

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Upcoming Dates


Thu 28th November 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 5

Lino Cut Print

A day with talented lino-cut artist printer, Laura Sowerby recreating Botanical and natural forms on paper.

Lino Cut Print Workshop in Cumbria

Over the day you will learn how to plan your original design, the principles of lino cut and master various cutting techniques with the goal of producing your own multi-coloured linocut print by the end of the day. (up to A4 in size)

9.30am – 4.30pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £5-£10 

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Upcoming Dates


Tue 18th June 2019 9:30 am - Mon 18th June 2018 4:30 pm
Full
Wed 25th September 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full

Cyanotype Printing

A fascinating day with Kim Tillyer using the exposure of natural sunlight to create beautiful blue-tinted natural images.

Cyanotype Printing Workshop in Cumbria

During this fascinating day with Kim you will learn about the history and technical process of cyanotype and proceed to coat papers and/or material to create unique prints (using objects from the garden, stencils or prepared negatives) and watch as the sunlight magically develops your works of art.

10am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges approx £10

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Upcoming Dates


Thu 8th August 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6

The Art of Calligraphy

A fascinating 2 day course with top calligrapher Gaynor Goffe- suitable for all abilities.

Calligraphy Workshop in Cumbria, the Lake District inc. Modern Calligraphy

A two day course including the popular 'Modern' calligraphy script, which is written with a pointed pen, and is a hybrid between copperplate and italic handwriting. It is particularly useful - and indeed quite beautiful - for invitations, place cards, greetings cards etc. as well as other special uses. 
Ideal for beginners as well as those with experience. Your own dip pen, nib to suit your script & ink reservoir is included to take home along with your practice sheets, tags and all you have produced.

2 days 9.30-4pm
£170 Lunch included
Material Charges  inc.

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Upcoming Dates


Thu 23rd May 2019 9:30 am - Fri 24th May 2019 4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 2

Pastels for the faint-hearted

A day with artist Lyn Evans discovering the delights of using Pastels

Pastels for the faint hearted in Cumbria
A lovely day with this much acclaimed artist being guided through the composition process of creating your picture and will introduce you to the various ways of using pastels.

She will help you to recreate a scene or landscape from a favourite photo or reference that you bring- or choose from the choice that Lyn will provide.

10.00am - 4.00pm
£75 inc a tasty 2 course Aga lunch
Material Charges from approx £5-10

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Upcoming Dates


Sat 1st June 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Full

How to Draw

A day with artist Lyn Evans who shares the magic of drawing what you see.

How to Draw Workshops in Cumbria
A day with this much acclaimed artist who will demonstrate that drawing is basically quite simple.....you put down what you see and the trick is to use all the tools at your disposal to make it easier.

10.00am - 4.00pm
£75 inc a tasty 2 course Aga lunch
Material Charges from approx £5-10

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Upcoming Dates


Sun 4th August 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 5

Lampshade Stencil

Hand Stencil / paint your fabric to make a beautiful lampshade

Lampshade Stencil Workshop in Cumbria

A short course finishing with a light lunch 12.30 and 1pm. Sonja will bring along a variety of stencils for you to choose from along with suitable paint shades such a Annie Sloane and others.  She will bring a choice of base fabrics on which to stencil and you will use the pre cut stencils to decorate the fabric before rolling it into a 30cm drum lampshade. 

9,30am – 1pm
£35 Light lunch included
Materials charge: Typically not

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Upcoming Dates


Tue 1st October 2019 12:30 pm -3:30 pm
Places Remaining : 8

Lampshade Print Workshop

Design, block print and hand roll a drum lampshade with Georgia Wilkinson

Lampshade Print Workshop in Cumbria

Over first coffees Georgia will tell you a little about herself and explain what is possible over the day, with hints and tips for any design you may have in mind to make it suitable for a repeat pattern. Once your design is finalised on paper you will learn to make block prints using a variety of mixed media tools and you will practise on paper before turning and printing up the cotton Panama fabric she supplies.

10am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges from approx £10-15

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Upcoming Dates


Tue 19th November 2019 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 4

Paint, Print and Stitch

Paint, print and stitch a canvas with Kay Leech

Paint, Print and Stitch Workshop in Cumbria

 A lovely day with Kay being guided through the process pf creating using paint, then print,and stitch. Working in mixed media you will create a picture based on flowers, you can bring your own image or use one of the ones provided for inspiration.  

You will paint the background directly onto calico and then add layers with simple stencils and print blocks that you have created.  Finally you will add stitch which can be machine and or hand embroidery and embellish with beads and buttons.

9.30am – 4.30pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £15

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Upcoming Dates


Thu 3rd October 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Full

Eco printing ...Botanical printing on Textiles/ Paper

A fascinating day with Margaret Steeden printing with selected leaves and seed heads.

Eco printing Workshop in Cumbria
Spend a fascinating day with Margaret Steeden learning how to create beautiful prints using leaves and seeds on fabric/ paper & print a silk scarf.  Botanical contact printing uses nothing other than leaves, fabric or paper and heat. The heat encourages the tannins in the leaves to print on to the chosen substrate. The serendipitous nature of the technique never fails to amaze. This course is suitable for all abilities,

9.30am – 4.30pm
£78 Lunch included
Material Charges £20

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Upcoming Dates


Sat 8th June 2019 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Places Remaining : 2
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria