Workshop Diary 2017

If you would like to book a place on a workshop, or for further information;

please call us on 01462 454019, or pop in and see us at The Art Nest, 4-5 West Alley, Hitchin, SG5 1EG.

 

 ** Availability correct as of 20/07/17 **

- New Observational Drawing sessions added -

 

 

JULY

 

 

22nd: Oil Painting - Hitchin Lavender 11-2pm £40 NOW FULL

Complete an oil painting on canvas, inspired by the Hitchin Lavender fields.

Learn basic oil painting techniques, suitable for beginners. Tutor: Sarah Underwood.

 

22nd: Fused Glass Panel. 11-1.30pm, £50 NOW FULL

This class uses beautiful coloured glass, arranged to make a stunning fused glass panel 15 x 15cm. (In Pirton - contact us for more details)

 

28th: Watercolours with Maureen. 10.30-12.30pm, £20 NOW FULL

Our watercolours workshop is suitable for any skill level, so come along and learn tips and techniques from our experienced tutor Maureen Bonfield.

Maureen will guide you step-by-step from a sketch to a finished painting in one session.

 

29th: Lino Printing for Beginners. 11-2pm, £40 NOW FULL

A three hour session to give you a taste of lino printing, table top techniques so you can continue to print from your kitchen table! Tutor: Emmeline Webb.

 

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

5th: Morandi - Studies In White, Acrylic on Canvas. 10.30-1.30pm, £40

Inspired by Morandi, this acrylic on canvas workshop will be working from a ceramic themed still life, focusing on the subtle changes within a white palette.

Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

10th: Observational Drawing. 11-1pm, £12.50 *NEW*

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

 

12th: Klimt - Floral Mosaics, Mixed Media. 10.30-1.30pm, £40 NOW FULL

A mixed media workshop inspired by the work of Gustav Klimt. Use gold, silver and bronze acrylics, sequins and gems in this creative session. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

19th: Oil Painting - Hitchin Lavender 11-2pm £40 NOW FULL

Complete an oil painting on canvas, inspired by the Hitchin Lavender fields.

Learn basic oil painting techniques, suitable for beginners. Tutor: Sarah Underwood.

 

19th: Fused Glass Panel. 11-1.30pm, £50 NOW FULL

This class uses beautiful coloured glass, arranged to make a stunning fused glass panel 15 x 15cm. (In Pirton - contact us for more details)

 

25th: Watercolours with Maureen. 10.30-12.30pm, £20 NOW FULL

Our watercolours workshop is suitable for any skill level, so come along and learn tips and techniques from our experienced tutor Maureen Bonfield.

Maureen will guide you step-by-step from a sketch to a finished painting in one session.

 

 

26th: Hockney - Cacti Still Life, Acrylic on Canvas. 10.30-1.30pm, £40pp ONE SPACE REMAINING

David Hockney’s striking paintings are the starting point for our own Cacti still lives, using acrylic on canvas. Tutor: Emmeline Webb.

 

 

31st: Watercolours with Kate. 11-1pm, £20 NOW FULL

Come along and spend a relaxing Thursday lunchtime watercolour painting with our tutor Kate Burgess.

Paint from a still life arrangement, and learn tips and tricks to improve your painting skills.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

2nd: Klimt - Tree of Life. 10.30-1.30pm, £40pp

A mixed media workshop inspired by Klimt’s ‘Tree of Life’.

Use gold, silver and bronze acrylics, sequins and gems in this creative session. Tutor: Kate Burgess

 

9th: Palette Knife Painting - Inspired by Cornish Artists. 10.30-1pm, £40 

Create your own work of art on canvas, using acrylics and a palette knife; taking inspiration from Cornish Artists. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

14th: Observational Drawing. 11-1pm, £12.50 *NEW*

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

 

16th: Diptych - Mondrian Inspired. 10.30-1.30pm, £40

Create an acrylic painting over two canvasses, inspired by the work of Mondrian. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

28th: Watercolours with Kate. 11-1pm, £20 NOW FULL

Come along and spend a relaxing Thursday lunchtime watercolour painting with our tutor Kate Burgess.

Paint from a still life arrangement, and learn tips and tricks to improve your painting skills.

 

29th: Watercolours with Maureen. 10.30-12.30pm, £20 NOW FULL

Our watercolours workshop is suitable for any skill level, so come along and learn tips and techniques from our experienced tutor Maureen Bonfield.

Maureen will guide you step-by-step from a sketch to a finished painting in one session.

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

7th: Van Gogh - Palette Knife and Brush. 10.30 - 1.30pm, £40

Paint a masterpiece with acrylic on canvas, using both palette knife and brush, taking inspiration from the work of Van Gogh. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

12th: Observational Drawing. 11-1pm, £12.50 *NEW*

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

 

14th: Lino Printing for Beginners. 10.30-1.30pm, £40

A three hour session to give you a taste of lino printing, table top techniques so you can continue to print from your kitchen table! Tutor: Emmeline Webb.

 

 

21st: Mary Feddon Still Life - Acrylic on Canvas. 10.30-1.30pm, £40

Create a painting on canvas from a beautiful still life, inspired by the work of Mary Feddon. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

21st: Fused Glass Panel. 11-1.30pm, £50

This class uses beautiful coloured glass, arranged to make a stunning fused glass panel 15 x 15cm. (In Pirton - contact us for more details)

 

26th: Watercolours with Kate. 11-1pm, £20

Come along and spend a relaxing Thursday lunchtime watercolour painting with our tutor Kate Burgess.

Paint from a still life arrangement, and learn tips and tricks to improve your painting skills.

 

27th: Watercolours with Maureen. 10.30-12.30pm, £20 ONE SPACE REMAINING

Our watercolours workshop is suitable for any skill level, so come along and learn tips and techniques from our experienced tutor Maureen Bonfield.

Maureen will guide you step-by-step from a sketch to a finished painting in one session.

 

28th: Oil Painting - Autumn Still Life 11-2pm £40 NOW FULL

Complete an oil painting on canvas, working from an Autumn themed still life.

Learn basic oil painting techniques, suitable for beginners. Tutor: Sarah Underwood.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

11th: Kandinski - Mixed Media. 10.30-1.30pm, £40. NOW FULL

Inspired by the work of Kandinski, express yourself with using mixed media. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

16th: Observational Drawing. 11-1pm, £12.50 *NEW*

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

 

25th: Acrylic Painting - Stained Glass Windows on Canvas, 10.30-1.30pm, £40.

 

25th: Fused Glass Panel. 11-1.30pm, £50

This class uses beautiful coloured glass, arranged to make a stunning fused glass panel 15 x 15cm. (In Pirton - contact us for more details)

 

30th: Watercolours with Kate. 11-1pm, £20

Come along and spend a relaxing Thursday lunchtime watercolour painting with our tutor Kate Burgess.

Paint from a still life arrangement, and learn tips and tricks to improve your painting skills.

 

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- More workshops to be added soon -