Discover the pleasure of carving soapstone. Soapstone is a very soft stone that can be carved with simple hand tools. In this course you will be introduced to the process of carving and finishing a basic soapstone carving.
From glassblowing to nuno felting, watercolours to oil painting, fine craft to fine art, our artist led experiences can be the catalyst for creative exploration or professional development.
The first day of this workshop will begin with transferring a lighthouse image onto a half sheet of watercolour paper; applying masking fluild and light washes of watercolour paints. A layer of melted wax is applied and the paper manipulated to create the distinctive crackled look of batik.
This immersive course in encaustic techniques will include an introduction to the medium, history, safety, using heat to fuse the encaustic to wood boards, and an introduction to image transfers.
This workshop is ideal for the botanical artist looking for something a little different. Two stunning step-by-step floral projects in coloured pencils (and acrylic paint) on a black background will be the focus of the two-day workshop.
Image transfer is the process of using photocopies and acrylic gel to transfer images and/or text to your painting and mixed media projects. It is a powerful addition to your artist's toolbox of techniques to extend your creative range.
Watercolour paint is one of the most beautiful, versatile, and fun mediums to use! These classes are for anyone just starting out in watercolour as well as those who are looking to refresh their watercolour skills.
Each medium has it’s own characteristics that make them enjoyable to use ...Oils are brilliant in colour, soft and buttery to work with and easier to blend. Fall into the lustrous, seductive reds of the poppy and focus on increasing your technical mastery of transparent glazes overlaid with opaque colour and highlight details.