Arts and crafts courses, workshops and classes in Cornwall

There lots of arts and crafts courses, workshops and classes going on in Cornwall. Drawing and painting classes are hugely popular. There are currently 5 listed in this section.

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Life Drawing Sessions

Every Wednesday evening

Life drawing classes West CornwallNewlyn School of Art offers exciting Wednesday evening Life Drawing Sessions taught by many well known artists on rotation including; Neil Pinkett, Paul Wadsworth, Jason Walker, Jesse Leroy Smith, Lisa Wright, Sam Bassett, Mark Surridge, Kate Walters, Gareth Edwards, Michael Broughton, Marie-Claire Hammon and Maggie O'Brien. Wednesdays; arrive at 6.50 for a 7pm start. Ends at 9pm. £13 for the two hour session including any painting materials if used. Break for complimentary tea or coffee at 8pm.
To avoid disappointment please book a few days in advance of the sessions to make sure you have secured a place. Advance booking only please.

For more information please see our website at www.newlynartschool.co.uk or call 01736 365557.

Newlyn School of Art, The Old Board School, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 5AW

Sketchbooks for Beginners

Every Monday

Sketching for Beginners is a weekly class giving practical exercises to develop sketching skills and explore colour, texture, writing and the art of ideas.
Friendly and fun.
Outside weather permitting.
Bring pencil, rubber and small A5/A4 sketchbook.
Pastels/charcoal etc. optional.
10am till 12pm every Monday during term time.
Penlee Coach House, Penlee Gallery, Penlee Park, Penzance, Cornwall TR18

www.outofplace.org.uk

Beaded Jewellery Making Course

Wednesday, 14th June 2017 (5 weeks)

In this course, explore further the exciting world of bead weaving and beaded jewellery learning more new bead weaving stitches and creating your own jewellery to make for yourself or to give as gifts to friends.
Create a bib-style necklace using vertical netting stitch, a lariat style necklace using St Petersburg Stitch, an Art Deco pendant and earrings set using simple Brick stitch and a bracelet using double St Petersburg stitch.
This is a fun, stress-free course aimed at beginners to improvers, but anyone wishing to explore different media in jewellery making is welcome to attend.
This is a 5 week course 6pm - 8pm each Wednesday.
To enrol on this course go to the Cornwall Adult Education website or phone 0300 1231117 quoting course code: F609060.
You can also contact Falmouth Adult Education via email: aefalmouth@cornwall.gov.uk
For more information about what you'll be learning on this workshop, please contact the Tutor, Amanda Crago on 07773 159746 or email: bowerbirdjewellery@gmail.com
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Falmouth Adult Education Centre, Tregenver Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 2QW

aefalmouth@cornwall.gov.uk

Wesley Rock - Art Group (Penzance)

Monday, 26th June 2017

Wesley Rock Art Group Penzance Use of all types of media is encouraged with participants bringing their own favourite materials and others, such as charcoal, acrylics and pastels made available from group funds.

Our latest works are published on our web site for all to see. Everyone is welcome to come and view our work, or better still join us for an afternoon session.

Visit the Wesley Rock Art Group web site to see some of our latest creations and for more information.

Monday 1.30pm until 3.00pm at our new venue St Thomas, Church Road, Heamoor, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 3JJ

wesley-rock-art-group.cacd.co.uk

Upcycle furniture

Saturday, 1st July 2017

Come and learn some fun and cool ways to upcycle furniture items to refresh and recycle, with professional results. Learn a number of paint effect techniques, and leave with handout, and samples on wood and paper. We will cover:- Stenciling - create your own stamps & stencils Distressing - Professional approaches Using Chalk Paint, preparation and finishing, plus how to make your own Chalk Paint - with any colour of paint, more cheaply than buying ready made! All materials included, The workshop is led by Erin Lacy from Pick Pretty Paints and Zoe Eaton. £20
10:00 - 13:00
Barnoon Workshop, Clodgy View West, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1JG

www.barnoonworkshop.co.uk

Craftschool

Saturday, 22nd July 2017 until Saturday, 16th September 2017

An exhibition that focusses on the art of making, in particular the renaissance of handcrafting functional objects with a purity of materials. Integral to the exhibition will be a practical workshop space in the upper gallery for craft-making. One-hour ‘taster’ classes will be led each morning by regional makers (free with admission), with charged, full-day intensive workshops on Saturdays.
Craft from a range of makers will be displayed alongside artists’ film and photography that focusses on the art of making, a connection to materials and sharing of skills. With so much manufactured disposal objects in our world, it is a reminder that we can all make objects with our hands.
Details of which classes are available each day will be listed on our web site..
They will be suitable for all ages over 7 years. U12s must be accompanied by an adult.
A donation is requested for materials.
Bookings for morning classes need to be made in person in the Gallery.
Bookings and payment for Saturday workshops will be through eventbrite.
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Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 5PZ
 

info@newlynartgallery.co.uk
newlynartgallery.co.uk

 

 

Oil Painting course

Saturday, 5th August 2017 until Tuesday, 8th August 2017

The Oil Painting course is tutored by Newlyn based artist Jason Walker who is a highly respected painter in oils currently serving on the committee of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Jason will take those attending the course through the basics of using oil paint. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers and includes lots of one to one tuition on the building blocks of using oil paint including advice on studio practice such as how to set yourself up at home with the right brushes, paints and studio set up to suit you and practical exercises over the four days for tackling a still life subject with the basics of understanding colour, tone and composition. This course takes place in the beautiful period school studio and will focus on the still life.
All drawing materials, brushes, supports and paint will be supplied by the art school.
Newlyn School of Art, The Old Board School, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 5AW


www.newlynartschool.co.uk

Beginners Printmaking Evening Course

Tuesday, 19th September 2017 (10 Weeks)

Join us in this fun and experimental course where you will learn a variety of intaglio and relief printmaking process and techniques.
You will be guided through each step, with practical tasks to create your very own unique series of prints, postcards and fabric pieces.
This is a hands-on course where you will use a range of tools, materials and equipment, developing skills that you can develop in the future.
*Monoprint: Mark making, hand cut stencils and raw materials. Using an etching press make a series of mono prints onto a range of papers
*Collagraph: Make and print a collagraph using a range of textural materials, colour ink and print onto a range of papers
*Lino: Design, cut and print a lino block
*Screenprint: Silk screen printing using cut stencil techniques onto paper
*Drypoint: Make a drypoint and print a series of prints exploring colour and Chine Colle
56 Highfields, Cadogan Road, Camborne, Cornwall TR14 7RY


kiwprintstudio@gmail.com
www.kiwiprintstudio.co.uk/p/evening-courses.html

Oil Painting course

Saturday, 4th November 2017 until Saturday, 11th November 2017

The Oil Painting course is tutored by Newlyn based artist Jason Walker who is a highly respected painter in oils currently serving on the committee of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Jason will take those attending the course through the basics of using oil paint. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers and includes lots of one to one tuition on the building blocks of using oil paint including advice on studio practice such as how to set yourself up at home with the right brushes, paints and studio set up to suit you and practical exercises over the four days for tackling a still life subject with the basics of understanding colour, tone and composition. This course takes place in the beautiful period school studio and will focus on the still life.
All drawing materials, brushes, supports and paint will be supplied by the art school.
Newlyn School of Art, The Old Board School, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 5AW


www.newlynartschool.co.uk