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 13/6/17 **

 

 

JUNE

 

17th: Studies In White - Morandi, 10.30-1.30pm, £40 NOW FULL

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.

 

17th: 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)

 

24th: Oil painting - Afternoon Tea NOW FULL

Complete an oil painting on canvas, working from a afternoon tea themed still life. Learn basic oil painting techniques, suitable for beginners. Tutor: Sarah Underwood.

 

29th: Watercolours with Kate. 11-1pm, £18.50 ONE SPACE REMAINING

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.

 

30th: 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.

 

 

 

JULY 

 

1st: Lino Printing - Landscapes. 11- 2pm, £70pp (2 Part Session - 2nd part: 8th July) NOW FULL

Come and design your own lino print of a landscape. A 2 part workshop, 6 hours in total to create a detailed design and

print in one colour. Tutor: Emmeline Webb.

 

8th: Lino Printing Continued (see 1st July)

 

15th: Hundertwasser Inspired Mixed Media. 10.30-1.30pm, £40 ONE SPACE REMAINING

Inspired by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, express yourself with using mixed media. Tutor: Kate Burgess.

 

20th: 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.

 

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.

 

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 NOW FULL

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

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 ONE SPACE REMAINING

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

 

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

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.

 

 

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

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 ONE SPACE REMAINING

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.

 

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 -