Workshop Diary 2018

If you would like to book a place on a workshop, or for further information; please call us on 01462 454019,

email us at info@theartnest.com, or pop in and see us at The Art Nest, 4-5 West Alley, Hitchin, SG5 1EG.

 

 

*Availability correct as of 26/07/18*

NEW DATES ADDED!

 

 

 

JULY  

 

 

Fri 27th July: Watercolours for Beginners - Floral Theme, £25, 2-4pm.

Looking at florals, learn some basic watercolour techniques; and complete a painting in one session. With Kate.

 

 

Sat 28th July: Lino Printing with Chin Colle, for Beginners, 10.30-4pm, £70. NOW FULL

Beginners class for people wanting to learn the skill of lino printing incorporating collage. All day workshop, with Emmeline.

 

Sat 28th July: Fused Glass Panel, 11-1.30pm, £50.

Maggie will guide you through the first steps to working with fused glass in her Pirton Village studio.

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

Thurs 2nd August: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Saturday 11th August: Oil Painting - Hitchwood. £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Bluebell woodland themed oil painting session, suited for all levels including beginners. With Sarah.

 

Thurs 16th August: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation with pencil and charcoal.

With Sarah.

 

Sat 18th August: Fused Glass Panel, 11-1.30pm, £50.

Maggie will guide you through the first steps to working with fused glass in her Pirton Village studio.

 

Sat 25th August: Mixed Media - Abstract in a Day, £75, 10.30 - 4pm.

Spend a full day creating a mixed media abstract artwork - with a break for a spot of lunch in the middle, all included. With Emmeline.

 

Thurs 30th August: Oil Painting - Keukenhof Tulips, £40, 11-2pm.

Taking inspiration from the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, create a vibrant oil painting on canvas. With Sarah.

 

Fri 31st August: Watercolours for Beginners - Floral Theme, £25, 2-4pm. NOW FULL

Looking at florals, learn some basic watercolour techniques; and complete a painting in one session. With Kate.

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Saturday 1st September: Hockney Still Life - Acrylic Painting. £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Create an acrylic painting on canvas taking inspiration from David Hockney. With Kate.

 

Friday 7th September: Watercolours - Intro To Colour, £25, 2-4pm.

Make a colour wheel and learn the fundamentals of mixing using just primary colours. With Kate.

 

Saturday 8th September: Matisse Inspired Still Life - Acrylic Painting. £40, 11-2pm.

Inspired by Henri Matisse and his textile works, complete an acrylic painting on canvas working from still life. With Kate.

 

Thurs 13th September: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Saturday 15th September: Oil Painting - Keukenhof Tulips, £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Taking inspiration from the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, create a vibrant oil painting on canvas. With Sarah.

 

Saturday 29th September: Lino Print Fun - A Beginners Class, £40, 11-2pm.

Relax and have fun learning basic lino printing techniques. With Emmeline.

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Thurs 4th October: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Friday 12th October: Watercolours for Beginners - Seascapes, £25, 2-4pm. NOW FULL

Create your own seascape painting, using watercolour. Learn basic techniques that allow you to carry on at home. With Kate.

 

Saturday 13th October: Autumn Landscapes - Acrylics for Beginners, £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Paint your own Autumn landscape on canvas, taking inspiration from Van Gogh. Learn basic acrylic painting techniques. With Kate.

 

Thurs 18th October: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Sat 20th October: Fused Glass Panel, £50, 11-1.30pm. NOW FULL

Maggie will guide you through the first steps to working with fused glass in her Pirton Village studio.

 

Saturday 20th October: Hundertwasser - Acrylics on Canvas, £40, 11 - 2pm.

Looking at the artist Hundertwasser, create a colourful painting on canvas. With Emmeline.

 

Sunday 21st October: Autumn Landscapes - Acrylics for Beginners, £40, 11-2pm.

Paint your own Autumn landscape on canvas, taking inspiration from Van Gogh. Learn basic acrylic painting techniques. With Kate.

 

    Saturday 27th October: Monet's Waterlillies, £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Taking inspiration from Monet's famous Waterlillies paintings; create your own version using acrylics on canvas. With Kate.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Thurs 1st November: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Saturday 3rd November: Monet's Waterlillies, £40, 11-2pm. NOW FULL

Taking inspiration from Monet's famous Waterlillies paintings; create your own version using acrylics on canvas. With Kate.

 

Sunday 4th November: Mixed Media Day - Nature in the Winter Landscape, £60, 11-3pm.

Taking inspiration from seedheads, plants and frosty days, create a mixed media masterpiece. With Emmeline.

 

Friday 9th November: Watercolours for Beginners - Winter Trees,  £25, 2-4pm.

Learn some basic watercolour techniques, while creating a painting of winter trees. With Kate.

 

Thurs 15th November: Observational Drawing, £12.50, 11-1pm.

A relaxed session taking inspiration from nature. Spend a relaxing couple of hours drawing from observation

with pencil and charcoal. With Sarah.

 

Saturday 17th November: Acrylic on Canvas - White Palette (Morandi), £40, 11-2pm.

Inspired by Morandi, this acrylic on canvas workshop focuses on the subtle changes within a white palette.

Working from a ceramic still life arrangement. With Kate.

 

Saturday 24th November: Klimt - Tree of Life, £40, 11-2pm.

Using acrylics on canvas, create your own version of Klimt's 'Tree of Life'.

Add sequins, collage, gems, metallic paint...this creative session is great for beginners. With Kate.

 

Sat 24th November: Fused Glass Panel, £50, 11-1.30pm.

Maggie will guide you through the first steps to working with fused glass in her Pirton Village studio.

 

 

 

DECEMBER

 

Saturday 1st December: Mixed Media - Christmas Cards for Gifts, £50, 11-3pm.

Create unique works of mised media art on personalised Christmas cards. A card to give, a gift to keep. With Emmeline.

 

 

 

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