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Discover the wonderful immediacy of acrylic paint

Quick-drying and full of glorious colour, acrylic is an exciting and vibrant medium, suitable for all sorts of painting. Whether you fancy landscapes or still life, portraits or abstract, feed your…

Cost: £62 for the day
Duration: 10am-4pm
Venue: The Print Shed, Madley, HR2 9JD
Next Date: 23/03/2019
The two day course introduces this relief form of traditional Japanese printmaking

Mokuhanga, Japanese Woodblock printmaking, is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners. This relief print method uses a special registration system, together with…

Cost: £120
Duration: 2 days
Venue: The Print Shed, Swinmoor House, Madley, Hereford HR2 9JD
Next Date: 09/03/2019
A one day course introducing the relief printing method Japanese woodblock printmaking

Japanese woodblock printmaking (Moku-hanga) is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners. This relief print method uses a range of compatible materials including the…

Cost: £70
Duration: one day
Venue: Castle Orchard
Try two traditional recycling techniques

Learn the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall hangings and seat mats. Recycle your old clothes like granny did. A seat mat is a…

Cost: £40
Duration: 10-4
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Next Date: 21/02/2019
A chance to let your hair down!

Let your inner Abstract Artist make a striking appearance! This is a colourful session, using large paper and lots of wall space to make vibrant work, whether rich in detail, simple in structure or…

Cost: £62
Duration: 10am-4pm
Venue: The Print Shed, Madley
Explore beautiful colours to creat atmosphere and mood

Our lovely autumn garden will provide colour sources for this explorative day, finding which colour combinations will give the effects you want, to create different atmospheres, moods and tonalities.…

Cost: £62
Duration: 10am-4pm
Venue: The Print Shed, Madley
Covers useful herbal remedies for other climates and countries, and how best to take them

This course will cover how to to prepare yourself for a travelling so you can be in the best health. we will look at a first aid kit and herbs for ailments that you might encounter, including how…

Cost: £95
Duration: one day
Venue: Castle Orchard
Next Date: 07/04/2019
A vintage technique for shaggy rag rugs

Discover how people recycled their worn clothes to make shaggy mats. The technique is called Progging or Podging in the Black Country, and was done all over the British Isles. Learn the basic rag rug…

Cost: £55
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Westhope College, Westhope, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL
Next Date: 20/03/2019
Felt scarf making.

Make a fine felted scarf for the Summer months or a special occasion.

Cost: £60 including fleece, excluding silks and threads
Duration: 1 day 10 am - 4 pma
Venue: Kinnersley, Herefordshire
Rag rug making in Worcestershire

There will be time to relax and work on a project using traditional rag rug techniques, walk if you want, eat delicious home cooked food. Take a break from the rat race : small group, relaxed…

Cost: £250 includes accommodation, food and tuition. A £50 deposit…
Duration: Friday evening until Sunday lunch
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 05/04/2019