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Mosaic Garden Birds with Yvette Green

Mosaic Garden Birds with Yvette Green

Sat, 18 May 2019 10:00

Sat 18 May 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - £68

These little garden bird mosaics are designed to interact with their environment, reflecting and refracting light so that they change throughout the day.

On this one day workshop you will produce a stained glass mosaic bird on a stalk to brighten up your garden. You will be able to make a bird of your choice from a limited selection of shapes.

Skills covered on the course will include mapping out of your original design, basic glass cutting, stained glass mosaic techniques, and grouting techniques.

This course is suitable for all levels although glass cutting skills are a bonus.

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
Contact – admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk 01453 549 133
Exploring Colour - Moving on with Acrylic Paint with Diana Aungier-Rose

Exploring Colour - Moving on with Acrylic Paint with Diana Aungier-Rose

Sat, 18 May 2019 10:00

Sat 18 May 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - £68

Come along to Diana Aungier-Rose's workshop where she will help you widen your creative horizons.

The versatility of acrylic paint that means it can be used as a delicate watercolour-like wash or a super-thick impasto, or anywhere in between!

This is what makes it a very popular choice for many artists.

Let's move on, explore and have fun with colour in a relaxed and social setting...

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
Contact – admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk 01453 549 133
Lovely Lampshades with Having a Hoot Crafts

Lovely Lampshades with Having a Hoot Crafts

Sat, 18 May 2019 10:00

​18 May 2019 - 10:00 – 13:00 - £45 (Inclusive of materials)

This 3 hour course is designed to show you how to create your very own, custom lampshade.

You will spend the course learning how to make a standard drum shape lampshade (20 or 30cm diameter) and we will provide all materials needed and the guidance to help you make your own creation.

We will offer a large selection of fabrics; however you are welcome to supply your own should you wish.

This course is suitable for complete beginners, and we guarantee you will be hooked after this course (we were!) and will want to re-shade your entire home. Tickets available at www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or ring the office on 01453 549133.

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
An Introduction to Silk Painting with Sophie E Tallis

An Introduction to Silk Painting with Sophie E Tallis

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 10:00

​1 June 2019 - 10:00 – 16:00 - £68 (+ approximately £15 for materials payable to the tutor on the day)

An introduction to the most delicate and ancient of art forms – painting on silk.

Different from silk screen printing, silk paintings are one-off original artworks painted on real Habotai and Pongee silk.

During this relaxed and friendly workshop you will be guided through the process of creating your own silk paintings, from the design stage, to stretching the silk, to applying the gutta outliner and applying the silk paints themselves, as well as creating a few special effects!

Using summer flowers as inspiration you will create two flowery silk paintings during the workshop, one suncatcher or wooden framed piece for hanging from a window or wall and another stretched silk painting ready for framing or giving as a gift.

Let your creative juices flow for a relaxing day of flowery silk painting fun!

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
01453 549133
Introduction to Lino Cut Printing with Beth Jenkins

Introduction to Lino Cut Printing with Beth Jenkins

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 10:00

Sat 1 Jun 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - £68

A great introduction to making your own lino prints. You will be guided in the design, cutting and printing processes and will make a block that can be used to print on paper or fabric. You will use easy to cut lino, and at the end of the day you should have a number of good prints to take away, as well as a block that can be used again. No experience necessary and don't worry if you can't draw!

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
Contact – admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk 01453 549 133
Ceramics – 9 week class with Jackie White

Ceramics – 9 week class with Jackie White

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 10:00

Ceramics – 9 week class with Jackie White

​1 June 2019 - 10:00 – 16:00 - £68 (+ approximately £15 for materials payable to the tutor on the day)

During this 9 week class you will get to create and complete up to 6 different projects where you will learn about and use a variety of different techniques.

Burnished Pebble – You will design and create a burnished pebble using smooth terracotta clay and slip, You will learn the pinch pot technique and your pebble will have a smoke fire finish

Coiled Pot – You will design and create a decorated bowl using an Earthstone clay and slips. You will learn about the coil and paper resist techniques and your bowl will be finished with and earthenware glaze

Freestyle Sculpture – To make this you will be using rough crank clay and use a coil and slab technique with texture. Your finished sculpture will have an oxide and stoneware firing.

Press Mould Dish – You will be designing and creating your dish using Earthstone clay and learn the hand rolling and press mould techniques. Once fired you can paint your design onto your dish using watercolours or poster paints. Your finished dish will have an earthenware glaze

Vase – Your design will be created with Earthstone clay using the soft slabbing technique. You will imprint your decoration using various forms of media e.g.lace or wallpaper. Your completed vase will have a stoneware glaze

Box – Using Earthstone clay you will use the hard slabbing technique to create your box

The dates for this class are: 29 April, 6, 13 May, 3, 10, 17, 24 June and 1, 8 July (Small charge for materials to be made payable to the instructor during class).

Tickets available at www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or ring the office on 01453 549133.

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
Contact – admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk 01453 549 133
Pevsner Perambulation of Dursley – England

Pevsner Perambulation of Dursley – England

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 10:30

Explore aspects of history and architecture through the work
of the architectural historian, Nikolaus Pevsner, in his
Buildings of England series and consider perceptions of
townscapes past and present.

Learn about the buildings suggested as the most
significant examples in the town. Students will be given
information on the perambulation which they can
conduct either after the talk or at any other time.

The fee for this course is £7.50

To enrol please quote the course reference C3530409 either online at wea.org.uk or by ringing - 0300 303 3464

Venue:
Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ
Contact:
0300 303 3464