Please contact individual tutors for further information

The Art Room Can Be Rented By The Day For Suitable Workshops

Contact Diane Gilder On: (0114) 289 0380
Or Email: theartroom@dianegilder.co.uk

 

Workshops

A Workshop in progress


Rachael Rastrick

(01246) 566 989 or (07986) 511 707

rachael.rastrick@gmail.com

 

WORKSHOP DETAILS

The following are 1 day workshops
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Cost £36 for most – but check individual workshops

Unless otherwise stated the Tutor will be Rachael Rastrick
Tea, coffee, biscuits and home-made cake
included.  Please bring a packed lunch

RHUBARB  TREE WORKSHOP
Saturday 2nd February 2019  Cost £40
Create beautiful keepsakes to treasure using a variety of materials and vintage tins.  Choice of designs.
Tutor: Kay Taylor

JUMPERS AND JUMBLE QUILT
Sunday 17th March 2019  £36
A simple patchwork throw/quilt made with old jumpers and shirts using simple hand sewing and basic machine sewing with zig-zag
Tutor: Rachael Rastrick

WASHING LINE BOWL WORKSHOP
Saturday 18th May 2019  £40
Create pretty decorative bowls using washing line and fabric.  Sewing machine construction.
Tutor: Susanne Haywood

FREE-MACHINE EMBROIDERY
Sunday 19th May 2019 £48

Learn how to “draw” with your sewing machine in a fun way to create beautiful handmade cards or pictures.
Tutor: Dawn Ireland 

TOOTHBRUSH RAG RUG
Saturday 29th June 2019  £36
A Scandinavian stitched rug using torn rags and a simple wooden tool.
Tutor: Rachael Rastrick

LOCKER HOOKED MAT
Saturday 13th July 2019 £36
Turn a bag of old shirts into an attractive functional floor mat using this enjoyable simple technique.
Tutor: Rachael Rastrick

PRODDY/DOUBLE PRODDY
Sunday 1st September 2019 £36
A traditional rag rug made from clippings of old cloth rags prodded into a hessian backcloth.
Tutor: Rachael Rastrick

FREE-MACHINE CHRISTMAS
Saturday 12th October 2019 £48
Create gorgeous Christmas accessories using your sewing machine in a fun way.
Tutor: Dawn Ireland

CHRISTMAS WILLOW
Tuesday 3rd December 2019  £48 includes all materials

Learn how to make lovely willow stars, wreaths, trees, mini reindeer, etc. from natural willow
Tutor: Rachel Evans  

 

 

Sue Vize SBA


CONTACT: Sue Vize for bookings

(07977) 689 092

suevizesba@gmail.com  www.suevize.com

BOTANICAL DRAWING WORKSHOPS

Graphite or coloured pencil on black or white paper drawing workshops designed for those who wish to learn the art of Botanical Illustration or who have some knowledge of the subject and wish to improve their existing skills. Experience is not necessary just a desire to work in detail and a love of plants.

All workshops are on a Saturday and cost £47.

TULIPS, DAFFODILS AND SPRING TWIGS
March 23rd 2019

Enjoy drawing beautiful tulips, daffodils, pussy willow and catkins in this spring themed workshop. Graphite or coloured pencil

GRASSES AND MEADOW FLOWERS REVISITED
June 22nd 2019

What could be better than drawing fascinating grasses and delicate meadow flora freshly picked from a wild flower meadow.  Always a popular workshop in delightful surroundings.  Graphite or coloured pencil

DELIGHTS OF THE HEDGEROW
August 24th 2019

Illustrate hips, haws, sloe berries and other lovely subjects found the in autumn hedgerows. Graphite or coloured pencil

EGGS AND FEATHERS
November 23rd 2019

Have fun drawing iridescent feathers and eggs on black or coloured paper.  Coloured pencil only

 

‘Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencil’ by Sue Vize
Signed copies of Sue’s book will be available to purchase at all workshops – price £18.99

 

Peggy Fearne


(0114) 236 8407
peggyfearne@hotmail.com

 PRINT, STITCH AND JOIN WORKSHOP

Saturday, 13th April 2019   Cost £48

Join Peggy at this lovely location for a fun workshop for all skill levels.  Using mono printing, block printing and mark making with acrylic paint, you will make a fabric which will be the base for the rest of the workshop.  The fabric will be torn or cut to be reassembled with other fabrics.  You will then use decorative stitch and more innovative joining methods that will add to the overall design of a small piece of work.

 

Sue Field


 

Contact Sue on(01433) 621 420 or info@fieldbreaks.co.uk www.fieldbreaks.co.uk

FIELDBREAKS at the ART ROOM 2019

A CELEBRATION OF SPRING IN WATERCOLOUR – BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION
Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March 2019       £189

Welcoming in the spring with this delightful two-day illustration workshop capturing the colour and texture of spring.  Paint newly unfurled buds, emerging blossom and colourful spring bulbs and plants, working in detail with expert guidance from a RHS gold medal artist (featured on Countryfile).

Tutor: Gael Sellwood

HAVE A GO! – PAINTING AND DRAWING AT BARLOW
Monday 25th March 2019     £59

This introduction to painting and drawing welcomes beginners and those who are a little rusty and want to renew their interest in drawing and painting again.  Work from still life or choose to capture the surrounding landscape from the doors of the Art Room.  Subject matter and refreshments provided.

Organiser: Sue Field

SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP – EARRINGS AND PENDANTS
Tuesday 26th March 2019     £89

Expert jewellery maker, Louise, will teach you a range of jewellery making techniques from soldering to cutting, shaping and texturing silver and help you design and make a unique piece of silver jewellery, a pendant or earrings.  All materials included.

Tutor: Louse Mary Muttitt

MORE TEA VICAR? – CREATING BEAUTIFUL PAPER SCULPTURES
Monday 8th April 2019     £79

Exploring the delicious theme of afternoon tea, you will learn how to create enticing tea time pieces using a deceptively simple process to produce great results! A fascinating workshop with expert tuition.

Tutor: Liz Wellby

DISCOVERING THE MAGIC OF COLOUR IN ACRYLICS
Tuesday 9th ~April 2019   £79

An exciting day creating a variety of small paintings in unusual colour combinations as the mysteries of how colour works are gradually revealed!

Tutor: Maggie Robinson

THE FABULOUS FAUVES -FAUVIST ART IN PASTELS
Monday 20th May 2019    £79

Explore using dramatic and vivid colours to create gloriously colourful landscapes in pastel.  This workshop will introduce you not only to new ways of working with colour but also touch on colour theory, using layers and compositional techniques.  Expect a ‘wildly’ exciting workshop!

Tutor: Sandra Orme

SPRING FLOWERS BY THE BROOK IN ACRYLICS
Tuesday 21st May 2019     £79

Join Steve on another of his very popular days capturing a charming scene of spring flowers by a brook.  Working on his own painting Steve will help us achieve our own rendition with the help of photographic reference.  Suitable for all abilities.

Tutor: Steve McLoughlin

COASTAL LANDSCAPE – SEAS AND SKIES IN ACRYLICS
Tuesday 18th June 2019        £79

This excellently structured workshop will help us achieve an attractive coastal landscape scene, incorporating sea and sky, using fine quality acrylic paints and stage by stage tuition.

Tutor: Fraser Scarfe

GIANT FRUIT AND NATURAL FORMS IN MIXED MEDIA
Wednesday 19th June 2019   £79

Be adventurous with large scale drawing and painting of  vibrant fruits.  Exploring close up details with mark making, masking tape and seeds collaged in with cardboard and jcolours and tones painted in acrylic.  A creative and energising day.

Tutor: Pam Smart

CREATE DIGITAL ART ON YOUR IPADS AND IPHONES
Tuesday 9th July 2019    £79

Explore the creative potential of your iPad or iPhone.  With a step by step approach, using the app. Brushes XP, learn to create digital drawings and paintings with confidence.  Take away practical experiments to help support your own drawing and painting.

Tutor: Liz Wellby

UNDERSTANDING LIGHT AND MOOD IN WATERCOLOUR
Wednesday 10th July 2019   £79

A day in which we explore ways of using vibrant translucent colour to create light and shade in our paintings and through this process  learn to describe form and create a specific atmosphere.

Tutor: Brian Robinson

THE MAGIC OF LAYERING – MIXED MEDIA
Friday 12th July 2019   £79

Using inks, pencil, graphite, wax, acrylic and watercolour, lean how to create interesting and fabulous surfaces to then draw and paint upon. A structured workshop making reference to the work of a variety of artists.

Tutor: Gabby Hanlon

ENCAUSTIC ART!
Monday 5th August 2019    £79

This fascinating art form of applying wax and then fusing it to the painting surface holds great fascination and introductory workshop will teach you several methods to achieve amazing and striking results.  All the materials are provided.  

Tutor: Sue Wharton

HEATHER IN A DERBYSHIRE LANDSCAPE IN ACRYLICS
Tuesday 6th August 2019   £79

Purple heather covers our Derbyshire moors in late August and this workshop will enable us to capture this lovely scene and produce a painting by the end of the workshop.  Professional artist Steve will help us along the way in stages with photographic reference.

Tutor: Steve McLoughlin

CALL OF THE WILD IN PASTELS
Wednesday 7th August 2019    £79

Join renowned Wildlife Artist Vic Beacroft for a fabulous workshop capturing a profile of a wolf in pastels.  Using the reference photo as a starting point, learn how to transform this and other photo references into an atmospheric pastel painting.  Early booking is advised.

Tutor: Vic Beacroft

THE DRAMA OF NATURE – ATMOSPHERIC LANDSCAPES IN ACRYLICS  
Tuesday 17th September 2019       £79

Capture the atmosphere and drama of the landscape as nature throws colour and light at the lay of the land and changing sky.   Using fine quality acrylic paints and with stage by stage tuition. 

Tutor: Fraser Scarfe  

KITCHEN TABLE PRINTING
Wednesday 18th September 2019      £79

A great introduction to printing.  We will spend the day exploring one colour lino cutting and monoprinting, with a particular focus on how you may continue developing your new skills at your kitchen table.

Tutor: Liz Wellby

THE CLOUD CLINIC IN PASTELS
Saturday 21st September 2019   £79

Ever struggled to create subtle and delicate cloud shapes and details? Spend the day learning how to create white and grey clouds against blue skies.  Work on feathering edges and 3D effects into darker grey and stormy colours.

Tutor: Sandra Orme

PORTRAITS IN SOFT PASTEL
Monday 7th October 2019   £79

Beginning with a demonstration to show the stages of a successful portrait in pastel, advice will be given on proportion, tonal values and selection of pastel colours.  Techniques and mark making will help you complete a stunning portrait.

Tutor: Catherine Inglis

SUNLIGHT ACROSS THE DUNES IN ACRYLICS
Tuesday 8th October 2019    £79

Promising to be a popular workshop, Steve returns to tutor us in capturing the sunlight as it falls across the sand dunes, creating a striking coastal scene.  Working from his own painting, Steve will help us achieve our own scene with the help of photographic references.

Tutor: Steve McLoughlin

THE NATURE TABLE IN PAPERS AND STITCH
Wednesday 9th October 2019    £79

Using hand-made papers, maps, autumn images, leaves, feathers and berries, create a lovely piece of work to frame as a picture or make into a cushion or bag, using hand or machine stitch.  Materials provided.

Tutor: Dawn Ireland

DELIGHTFUL NEEDLEFELT ANIMALS
14th and 15th October 2019   £79/£158

Another fabulous opportunity to join a needlefelt workshop with Jenny.  Make an adorable bear on the first day and a pretty Herdwick sheep with lamb on the second day.  All the materials are provided.  Join one or two days to suit.

Tutor: Jenny Barnett

TONAL VALUES AND WHY IT MATTERS
Saturday 19th October 2019    £79

Do your paintings look flat and lifeless?  Is it hit or miss if your painting works or not?  This is a day designed to help you to confidently bring new life to your paintings.

Tutor: Maggie Robinson

ADVENTUROUS ARCHITECTURE
Saturday 2nd November 2019    £79

Domes, doorways, arches and rooftops!  Explore creative approaches to architecture.  Create a montage of building imagery using block painting, collage and other decorative techniques such as stencilling to achieve great results.

Tutor: Pam Smart

EXPLORING COMPOSITION – LOOKING WITH FRESH EYES
Monday 18th November 2019    £79

We know what we want to paint but how do we present a good composition.  Using a still life set up, we will learn how to develop new approaches to composition, creating space and distance and working with mixed media techniques.

Tutor: Gabby Hanlon

COLLECTIONS AND REPETITIONS – A DRAWING WORKSHOP|
Tuesday 19th November 2019   £79

This structured drawing workshop will help with direct observation and with tuition in a range of techniques and approaches, will help you better understand how to draw and to push the boundaries!.

Tutor: Sue Lewis-Blake

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP – TEXTILES
Wednesday 20th November 2019    £79

A Christmas themed workshop creating cards and decorations using hand or free-machine embroidery and applique.  Lots of images and samples, templates provided along with Christmassy fabrics and trims.  A fabulously creative workshop to get you in the mood for the festive season.

Tutor: Dawn Ireland


 

 Anne Menary


(07752) 855 034
anne@annemenary.com

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS

Hand Stitch Mixed Media Seascapes

Friday 9th August 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Cost: £40

Create your own hand stitched mixed media seascape on a variety of backgrounds using fabrics, threads, shells, sea glass beads and trimmings. Lots of examples and innovative ideas will be available to inspire you plus guidance on a variety of simple colourful hand stitches.  Materials included but you are welcome to bring your own items as well.

Tea and coffee provided but please bring a packed lunch

 

Hand Stitched Fabric Collage Landscapes

Friday 5th July 2019     10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 Create your own hand stitched fabric collage landscape on a variety of backgrounds using fabric scraps, beads and trimmings.  Lots of examples and innovative ideas will be available to inspire you plus guidance on a variety of simple colourful hand stitches. Materials included but you are welcome to bring your own sea related items as well.

Cost: £40 for the day.  Tea and coffee included.  Please bring your own lunch.