× Info! New term starting week commencing 4th June 2018.
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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Summer Ceramics Classes
with Kay Mullett

Summer Pottery Course Suitable for beginners and more advanced as projects are individual. Spend a day creating your own project from clay using hand building techniques; design, construct and decorate a unique ceramic piece with tutor Kay Mullett. This is a relaxed daylong session which will give you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the world of clay. Book onto both day courses and receive a discount, items created in the first workshop will be ready to glaze for the 2nd day workshop. There is a £10 discount for those that book onto both the July and August summer dates, the code for this is CWAWS and will only work when the 2 summer ceramics classes are in your basket.

When? Tuesday - 10-3pm
31st July 2018

When? Tuesday - 10-3pm
21st August 2018

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, 10-12 pm
-5th June - 17th July 2018

Capturing Amazing Photographs, a beginners guide.
with Will Smith

Unleash the power of your camera! Learn from an experienced professional how to get amazing shots using whatever camera you have – even if it’s just the phone in your pocket. Get answers to your questions, demystify the advanced settings on your camera, and start capturing photos that you can amaze your friends, your family and yourself with!

When? Tuesdays, 7-9pm
5th June - 17th July 2018 (7 weekly asessions): £110

An Introduction to Portrait Oil Painting
with Francesca Currie

Receive an introduction into oil painting. By painting a portrait, using a photo of one of your loved ones, you will be learning about the basic palette, mediums, painting technique, how to start a painting, and how to bring life to a portrait. Designed for beginners but suitable for intermediates seeking a ‘refresher’. Unlike many of our other courses there will be some preperation needed for the start of this course. This will include bringing your own photograph, canvas and brushes, exact details of these will be sent to you once you have booked on. Francesca if a figurative artist. She graduated from Norwich University College of the Arts in 2012 and went on to study figurative work at the London Atelier Representational Art, giving her the tools she needed to set up her independent practice in 2015. Since then she has painted the Official Portrait of The Bishop of Worcester, become an Associate of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (with submission for membership in April), had her work shown at the Mall Galleries London, and taken on many private commissions. For more information on Francesca: Instagram/Facebook: FrancescaCurrieArtist Website: www.francesca-currie.co.uk Email: francescacurrieartist@gmail.com

When? Tuesdays, 7-9pm
12th June - 17th July 2018: £101

Copper Foil Stained Glass
with Helen Byrne

A beginner’s course aimed at those who are petrified by the thought of cutting glass, but love the characteristics that light has on items made from it! Join Helen who will take you through the stages of the copper foil (or Tiffany) technique to enable you to create some beautiful pieces of stained-glass work. Helen is a science teacher by training and has taught for 20+ years and caught the bug for stained-glass work after attending a day-course in 1990. Since that time she has produced many pieces and used her expertise to enthuse numerous students who, like herself have pursued their interest and are now very proficient and confident using glass. Helen is also involved in a wide range of creative mixed media artwork and has taught a number of these to a wide range of students. When? Thursday, 7-9pm
7th June - 19th July 2018: £134.50

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
6th June - 18th July 2018 : £92.50

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
7th June - 19th July 2018: £96

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.

Wednesdays 10am - 12pm
6th June - 18th July 2018
Thursdays 10-12pm
7th June -19th July 2018

To register for these courses, please give us a call (01905 25053). The administrator, Tash, will be happy to help you out.

Fused glass course
with Sarah Cotterill and
Jane Essery

Tuesday with Sarah - 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.

Wednesday with Jane - An intermediate class for those who have already completed the beginners class or who have learnt basic glass fusing techniques previously and wish to expand on their practice. This class will have a focus towards design and testing techniques, working towards a final piece/pieces of work. Some basic materials will be provided as well as an opportunity to order some specific glass for the final piece.

When? Tuesday, 7-9pm
(Sarah Cotterill)
5th June - 17th July 2018: £110

Wednesday, 7-9pm
(Jane Essery)
6th June - 18th July 2018: £110

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. For information please email: info@worcesterartsworkshop.org.uk.

When? Thursdays 7-9pm
7th June - 19th July 2018: £92.50

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
6th June - 18th July 2018 : £96

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
8th June - 20th July 2018: £75

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 10-12pm
8th June - 20th July 2018: £75