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    Pottery class for experienced ceramicists.

    Come and join the friendly group of experienced ceramicists who meet on Friday to use the excellent space spread over two warm and bright rooms which have good working tables with stools and the use of three potter’s wheels.

    Our qualified technician will fire your pieces if required and a selection of ready mixed glazes and oxides are available.

    This is a drop-in, pay-as-you-go class - no need to sign up or pay in advance, just come along on the day and join in!

    • QPC

    PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ANY CHANGES TO OUR POTTERY SCHEDULE

    Click here for term dates

    Open pottery class for experienced ceramicists.

    Come and join the friendly group of experienced ceramicists who meet on Friday to use the excellent space spread over two warm and bright rooms which have good working tables with stools and the use of three potter’s wheels.

    Our qualified technician will fire your pieces if required and a selection of ready mixed glazes and oxides are available.

    This is a drop-in, pay-as-you-go class - no need to sign up or pay in advance, just come along on the day and join in!

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    One-day watercolour workshop with Leila Ward
    10:30am-12:45pm


    Create your very own night sky using watercolour paints - ideal for beginners.

    What to bring
    - Selection of watercolour paints (either pans or tubes)
    - White gouache paint (small tube)
    - Selection of brushes (such as Daler Rowney size 8 and 2 round, and at least one flat brush 1/2 inch - 1 inch)
    - A4 Watercolour paper pad (minimum 250 gsm cold pressed/NOT paper)
    - Water pot (old tall plastic tubs work well for this such as soup tubs!)
    - Masking tape
    - Masking fluid (Molotow masking fluid pen ideally, or needle tip alternatively),
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - Ruler

    If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

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    Three-week course: 5, 12, 19 June, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    with Leila Ward

    This course will give you an introduction to watercolours. It is suitable for beginners, those returning to using watercolours, or those wanting to try out different techniques. You will learn some of the basic techniques such as blending, washes, and wet on wet to paint a range of subjects.

    What to bring
    - Selection of watercolour paints (either pans or tubes)
    - Selection of brushes (such as Daler Rowney size 8 and 2 round, and at least one flat brush 1/2 inch - 1 inch, and a fan brush)
    - Watercolour paper
    - Water pot (old tall plastic tubs work well for this such as soup tubs!)
    - Masking tape
    - Masking fluid (needle tip or bring a brush to use with this),
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette
    - Small painting sponge
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - Ruler

    If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    Three-week course: 6, 13, 20 June, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    with Leila Ward

    This course will introduce you to beginner drawing techniques- looking at equipment, how to show depth through shading and perspective, and how to draw through identifying shape, form and texture.

    This workshop is aimed at beginners to drawing, and art in general, and those looking to improve their drawing skill. Adults (age 13 years +)

    Students should bring a selection of pencils (H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), an A4 sketch pad, a rubber, a pencil charpener and a ruler.

    About the Tutor

    Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila runs the Tring Art Society, and enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    One-day watercolour workshop with Leila Ward
    10:30am-12:45pm


    Paint a summer plant such as a cactus or Monstera or cheese plant leaves in watercolours, suitable for beginners to watercolour.

    What to bring
    - Selection of watercolour paints (either pans or tubes)
    - White gouache paint (small tube)
    - Selection of brushes (such as Daler Rowney size 8 and 2 round, and at least one flat brush 1/2 inch - 1 inch)
    - A4 Watercolour paper pad (minimum 250 gsm cold pressed/NOT paper)
    - Water pot (old tall plastic tubs work well for this such as soup tubs!)
    - Masking tape
    - Masking fluid (Molotow masking fluid pen ideally, or needle tip alternatively),
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - Ruler

    If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Morning craft workshop with Pippa North
    10am-12pm


    Week 1 - Paint: Earth paints, wood and pebbles

    Aimed at families with young children, we will explore a range of natural, sustainable and recycled materials including paints, clay and felt. A wonderful opportunity to experiment with a different material every week, using unusual and sensorial resources.

    Entry fee applies per child - adults go free!

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Morning craft workshop with Pippa North
    10am-12pm


    Week 2 - Clay: Clay, water, twigs and foliage

    Aimed at families with young children, we will explore a range of natural, sustainable and recycled materials including paints, clay and felt. A wonderful opportunity to experiment with a different material every week, using unusual and sensorial resources.

    Entry fee applies per child - adults go free!

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Morning craft workshop with Pippa North
    10am-12pm


    Week 3 - Felt: Organic wool, organic soap and water

    Aimed at families with young children, we will explore a range of natural, sustainable and recycled materials including paints, clay and felt. A wonderful opportunity to experiment with a different material every week, using unusual and sensorial resources.

    Entry fee applies per child - adults go free!

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    Three-week course: 24 Jul, 31 Jul & 7 Aug, 10:30am - 1:00pm
    with Leila Ward

    What the course is about:
    Suitable for those with a little drawing experience (who know the basics including the different pencils, shading, how to break a subject down into basic shapes) - such as those that have completed Leila's Beginners Drawing classes.

    This course will concentrate on the different features of the face, before putting them all together.

    What students should bring along:
    Selection of drawing pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B
    A4 Sketch pad
    Rubber
    Pencil sharpener
    Ruler
    Cotton buds


    About the Tutor

    Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila runs the Tring Art Society, and enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    Friday 14th August, 10:30am - 1:30pm
    with Leila Ward

    Come and use linocut to create a lovely two-colour peony print. You will be able to take away your linocut stamp to print more images at home. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience.

    Materials provided, however please bring along any linocut tools, printing ink, or specific paper if you have any.
    Please wear old clothing or bring an apron if you think you may need to.

    Please note that you would need to bring £5 towards materials - to be paid on the day to the tutor.

    If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

    About the Tutor

    Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila runs the Tring Art Society, and enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    Click here for Terms & Conditions