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3D Wire modelling: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the two week course, you will look at how to use wire as a drawing tool and develop an initial outline into a 3D sculpture. The tutor will demonstrate how to make a wire… More

3D Wire modelling: FULL

Posted on: 7 January 2021

During the two week course, you will look at how to use wire as a drawing tool and develop an initial outline into a 3D sculpture. The tutor will demonstrate how to make a wire… More

Bookbinding for all: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This is a relaxed group running for 5 weeks for those who wish to explore aspects of bookbinding as a creative craft. This is a course suitable for all levels; any existing skills are welcomed… More

Bookbinding for all: FULL

Posted on: 16 December 2020

This is a relaxed group running for 5 weeks for those who wish to explore aspects of bookbinding as a creative craft. This is a course suitable for all levels; any existing skills are welcomed… More

Chirpy chickens for Easter: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the session you will be guided by your tutor through the step by step instructions, along with a demonstration of how to make these chirpy chickens. You will learn how to make the pyramid… More

Collage and montage landscapes: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

The course will look at how to use ready- made materials, such as magazines, to create interesting and often quirky landscapes. The only skill level required is an imagination! It is intended that the course… More

Colour theory: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

The course will look at how to mix colours using a limited palette. You will create a colour wheel using primary colours, mixing secondary and tertiary colours and gain an understanding of harmonious and complementary… More

Colour theory: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

The course will look at how to mix colours using a limited palette. You will create a colour wheel using primary colours, mixing secondary and tertiary colours and gain an understanding of harmonious and complementary… More

Continuous line drawing and wire heads: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

You will be drawing real and imaginary scenes using specific drawing techniques. More

Create a beautiful journal out of junk materials: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

You will learn techniques for creating a junk journal using paper and fabric. The course will show you how to create a unique and individual journal using mainly upcycled or found materials. Techniques will include… More

Draw your pet: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the 5 sessions, you will develop your drawing techniques of your chosen animal, using colour and mark making to create texture. Working from a photo, you will complete a painted image in either watercolour,… More

Indoor Gardening Spring Kokedama: FULL

Posted on: 7 December 2020

Kokedama is a Japanese form of growing an ornamental plant in a moss-covered ball of soil or compost. You will learn the techniques required to do this, both practical skills and knowledge about what plants… More

Introduction to interior design: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During this short course you will develop skills for designing interior schemes. The course includes how to create a mood board, developing colour schemes, trends and styles and how to develop a presentation board. More

Make a cushion in a day: FULL

Posted on: 7 December 2020

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment online class using an online video platform called Zoom (an online digital video tool). You will be accompanied in your virtual class with… More

Paper mache decorative bowls

Posted on: 26 January 2021

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to make a medium sized bowl out of papier mache and then how to decorate and embellish it with paint and beads. It is intended… More

Papercraft for celebrations: FULL

Posted on: 7 December 2020

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom.  You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical… More

Pottery for all

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This course is offered as classroom based learning at The Arts Centre, The Quay, Bideford EX39 2EY. Please note if regional lockdown is activated this course will be offered as on-line learning via Zoom. The… More

Relief printing extended workshop : focus on linocuts: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This is a relaxed creative workshop where you will explore the fundamentals of relief block Printmaking using the Linocut technique. As an extended workshop there is an opportunity to try multiple plate, multiple colour and… More

Relief printing extended workshop : focus on woodcuts: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This is a relaxed creative workshop where you will explore the fundamentals of relief block Printmaking using the Woodcut technique. As an extended workshop there is an opportunity to try larger scale, multiple colour or… More

Sketch and walk: FULL

Posted on: 7 December 2020

You will be able to try some basic sketching techniques and practise these techniques to build your confidence. You will create personal sketchbook pages which you can develop further in your own time or create… More

Twisted wire and papier mache animal: FULL

Posted on: 7 December 2020

Understanding pattern design: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to develop and design a motif, using a natural form as a starting point. It will explore different pattern formats, such as brick and block… More

Understanding pattern design:FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to develop and design a motif, using a natural form as a starting point. It will explore different pattern formats, such as brick and block… More

Upcycle mobile hangings for your garden: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

You will be using found and recycled materials to make and enhance garden ornaments, hangings and mobiles More

Zentangles: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom.  You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical… More