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Online / Arts and Crafts

Illustrated Maps with Kate Townley

Illustrated Maps with tutor Kate Townley Dive in and start exploring through illustration! On this course you will discover different styles and materials, try out new techniques and begin to creatively map your local area. There will also be an opportunity to have your final illustration displayed as part of an exciting exhibition across Gloucestershire […]

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Art Shape

Added 5 days ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Grunge, Grime and Glitches with Warren Day

Grunge, Grime and Glitches with tutor Warren Day Celebrate the visual potential and beauty in imperfections by exploring a variety of mixed media techniques to achieve some gorgeous decayed and distressed outcomes using a selection of techniques and paint effects such as modelling paste, acrylic resists, vintage montage, digital glitch drawings and more! Learn Online […]

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Art Shape

Added 2 weeks ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Glorious Golds with Warren Day

Glorious Golds with tutor Warren Day This is a course for Gloucestershire Carers Celebrate the beautiful properties of gold by experimenting with a variety of materials and techniques. Be inspired to make creative artwork using metallic paints, gold leaf, embossing and steampunk. Online via zoom on Tuesdays 7pm to 8pm It will run on the […]

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Art Shape

Added 4 weeks ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Sketchbook Sessions 3 with Jo Teague

Sketchbook Sessions with tutor Jo Teague Each week you will join in with creative activity, designed to get you started exploring all sorts of ideas. Using basic materials, this is a chance to fill a sketchbook with activities and ideas that you can explore later on. No experience needed, just be willing to try out […]

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Art Shape

Added 1 month ago

Online / Literature and Writing

Tales of Magic with Gemma Bolwell

Tales of Magic with tutor Gemma Bolwell What is your favourite magic tale? On this course we’ll think about how and why magic features in stories and the purposes it serves. We’ll delve into a range of works by authors that use the idea of magic in different ways. We’ll also explore a range of […]

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Art Shape

Added 1 month ago

Online / Arts and Crafts - Literature and Writing

A Dose of Art with Carla Bull

A Dose of Art with tutor Carla Bull Discover the fascinating world of comics with this fun introduction to visual storytelling. Develop your own characters, create imaginative worlds and express yourself through this exciting creative language. On this course you will use digital tools to create comics which show the ways in which art helps […]

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Art Shape

Added 3 months ago

Online / Arts and Crafts - Wellbeing

FREE online art workshops for Gloucestershire Carers

Calling all unpaid Gloucestershire carers! Joins us for our FREE online art workshops Create decorative artworks with a festive theme as card designs or gift ideas with artist Warren Day. All materials provided. These online sessions with run on Monday 20th November and Monday 27th November 7.00pm until 8.30pm For more information or to book […]

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Art Shape

Added 6 months ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Exploring Patterns with Nina Kirkwood

Exploring Patterns with tutor Nina Kirkwood Please join us on this FREE online course Exploring Patterns with a twist. Discover how a wide range of patterns are constructed, how artists use them and what you can decorate or make using the patterns you create on this course. This course will run on the following dates: […]

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Art Shape

Added 6 months ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Sketchbook Sessions with Jo Teague

Sketchbook Sessions with tutor Jo Teague Each week you will join in with a creative activity designed to get you started exploring all sorts of ideas. Using basic materials this is a chance to fill a sketchbook with activities and ideas that you can explore later on. No experience needed, just be willing to try […]

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Art Shape

Added 6 months ago

Online / Literature and Writing

Creating Depth In Writing with Gemma Bolwell

Creating Depth In Writing with tutor Gemma Bolwell Have you ever started writing and felt stuck because your writing seems superficial or underdeveloped? In this course we’ll explore ways to deepen your writing, focusing on three-dimensional characters and relationships; places and atmosphere, and communicating events. We’ll examine styles and techniques used by professional writers which […]

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Art Shape

Added 7 months ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Mixed Media Skies with Warren Day

  Mixed Media Skies with tutor Warren Day Inspired by the beautiful colours and patterns that nature presents us in the sky, we will explore a variety of mixed media techniques such as paint, pastel, collage and inks, to achieve a range of interesting interpretations that take inspiration from other artists and our own observations. […]

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Art Shape

Added 7 months ago