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For over thirty five years Worcester Arts Workshop has been running art, craft and pottery courses for adults. Come along and experience them for yourself. Class sizes are limited, so booking in advance is crucial. 
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Christmas workshops


Fused Glass for Christmas
with Jane Essery

Come along and enjoy a festive session of glass fusing, suitable for those who are new to fusing or those with experience. We will work with bullseye glass and a variety of decorative processes using frit (ground glass), stringers, mica and metal inclusions.

When: Tuesday, 6.30pm -9pm
Date: 4th December 2018


January Term Time Classes


Ceramics
with Kay Mullett

This is a ceramics workshop for everyone. Experiment with clay using a variety of techniques, including the potter’s wheel, hand building, decoration and glazing.

When: Tuesdays, 10am -12pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)



Ceramics and pottery
with Tamara Carse

Want to try something new? An open course suitable for all level and anyone who would like to learn or develop different techniques working with clay. The emphasis is on hand building, helping you to design and finish 3D objects using slips and glazes. Spaces limited.

When: Wednesdays 7-9pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)



An Introduction to Portrait Oil Painting
with Francesca Currie

Receive an introduction into portrait oil painting by learning about the basic palette, mediums, painting technique, how start a painting, and how to bring life to a portrait. Designed for beginners but suitable for intermediates seeking a ‘refresher’.

When: Tuesdays 7-9pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)



Painting and drawing
with Molly Rozier

Molly is inspirational and offers a wealth of experience which is why people come back term after term. All are welcome to this friendly and enthusiastic class, where you will be encouraged to pursue your individual style to discover the artist in you.

When: Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am - 12pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February (6 weeks)

Wednesdays ,
Thursdays



Portrait drawing
with Andrew Clacher

Discover the challenging Art of Portraiture, with artist Andrew Clacher. Working with a professional model, students will learn how to ‘capture a likeness’ using careful observation and an understanding of proportion, form and light. Beginners as well as more experienced artists welcome. Course size limited to ten people, please book early to reserve your place.

When: Thursdays, 7-9 pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)



Life drawing
with Andrew Clacher

Sign up quickly for this extremely popular course. Learn basic observational skills, work with a variety of life models and develop your own drawing. Beginners and experienced artists welcome. Booking in advance is essential.

When: Wednesdays, 7.15-9.15 pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February (6 weeks)



Fused glass course
with Jane Essery

A wonderful chance to learn the art of kiln formed glass in our beginners class, using bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will learn to cut glass, add inclusions and create voids and bubbles. Throughout the course you will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved, producing numerous pieces of your own work.

When: Wednesday, 7-9pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)




Hand building ceramics
with Kitty Cazes

Beginner and intermediate pottery course to learn hand building and glazing techniques to create unique pottery items with Kitty, a local clay artist with 20 years of experience..

When: Thursdays 7-9pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February (6 weeks)



Watercolour (beginners)
with Andrew Clacher

A fun and practical course, focusing on the basics of watercolour painting. Watercolour, gouache and pencil will be used in this informative seven week course and is perfect for the beginner. Watercolour wash techniques, use of tone and colour mixing are just a few of the skills covered. Join up quickly as places are limited to only ten people.

When: Fridays, 12.45-2.45pm
Date: 7th January - 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)



Watercolour (intermediate)
with Andrew Clacher

This fun and practical course will help you through the technical pitfalls of painting with watercolour, whilst at the same time allowing for experimentation and creativity. As the course develops you will create a series of using line, tone and watercolour. Beginners and those with more experience are all welcome. Course size limited to ten people, please book early to reserve your place.

When: Fridays 10am -12pm
Date: 7th January – 11th February 2019 (6 weeks)