Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, evenings)
Sep
24
to Dec 10

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, evenings)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, under the tuition of Beccy Gillatt, you will make a range of samples in copper, using the techniques shown and complete a workbook of processes. You will also complete at least two pieces of wearable silver jewellery.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, afternoons)
Sep
26
to Dec 12

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, afternoons)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, under the tuition of Beccy Gillatt, you will make a range of samples in copper, using the techniques shown and complete a workbook of processes. You will also complete at least two pieces of wearable silver jewellery.

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Design and Print your own Christmas Cards Workshop (morning)
Oct
25
10:00 AM10:00

Design and Print your own Christmas Cards Workshop (morning)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and have some fun while making your own set of 12 Christmas cards. This is a full morning’s workshop run by Annabelle Shelton, where you will learn how to design and print using a variety of processes. There will be mono and gelli printing in inks or acrylics combined with good old fashioned lettersets and a choice of textiles.

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Life Drawing course (5 weeks)
Nov
6
to Dec 4

Life Drawing course (5 weeks)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to life drawing or would like some time drawing a model, everyone can be catered for in this course. The course is led by Sara Myers, a classically trained artist and sculptor, and her approach is very much based on individual help and feedback.

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Life Drawing 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Life Drawing 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studying the nude human form, these two untutored sessions allow you to practice your life drawing in a supportive environment, developing your own self-led practice. There will be a variety of quick warm-up poses at the beginning leading to a longer pose for the second half of each session. There will be different models for each session, which will be led by Polly Parrish.

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Seasonal Photographic Still Life Workshop (1 day)
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Seasonal Photographic Still Life Workshop (1 day)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In still life photography, a photographer creates an image with almost full control over lighting, mood, and composition. This day workshop run by Tracey Sherwood will allow participants to create unique photographic images, making full use of both available and additional controlled light sources, shooting inside and out (weather permitting).

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South Northants Art Trail - Silver Jewellery Making and Batik Painting
Oct
13
to Oct 14

South Northants Art Trail - Silver Jewellery Making and Batik Painting

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On the Saturday, as part of the South Northants Art Trail, you can try out pendant making in silver with Beccy in the craft room for just £5. Whilst on both Saturday and Sunday, Simon will be demonstrating batik painting on silk banners. It's your opportunity to have a go!

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Developing your Drawing Skills course (6 weeks)
Sep
13
to Oct 18

Developing your Drawing Skills course (6 weeks)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On this course, led by Annabelle Shelton, you will gain confidence with your drawing abilities through a series of workshops. Over the six weeks, we will follow a structured plan of drawing techniques. These will open up your world not only to a skill base but also a historical and contemporary awareness of artistic practice.

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Open Sculpture workshops (4 weeks)
Sep
12
to Oct 3

Open Sculpture workshops (4 weeks)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Never made sculpture before? Want to make something 3-D but need help? Yardley Arts are piloting a new open sculpture workshop where advice, materials and tools will be available for making small table top size pieces in clay or plaster with the guidance of experienced sculptor, Sara Myers.

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Life Drawing from the Nude 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Life Drawing from the Nude 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studying the nude human form, these two untutored sessions allow you to practice your life drawing in a supportive environment, developing your own self-led practice. There will be a variety of quick warm-up poses at the beginning leading to a longer pose for the second half of each session. There will be different models for each session, which will be led by Polly Parrish.

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Photography Skills course - Getting Out of Automatic Mode (3 weeks)
Sep
5
to Sep 19

Photography Skills course - Getting Out of Automatic Mode (3 weeks)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking at aperture, shutter, speed and composition, this practical course led by Tracey Sherwood aims to cover some of the fundamentals of digital photography, enabling you to gain a better understanding of how your camera works and providing you with techniques to improve your image-making.

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LEGO - Superhero, Dino World - Animations on the Move! workshop (half-day, session two)
Aug
22
1:30 PM13:30

LEGO - Superhero, Dino World - Animations on the Move! workshop (half-day, session two)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Yardley Arts are delighted to offer this children's animation workshop led by Clinton Osborne. Aimed at 11-16 year-olds, you will how to make short animation movie with LEGO using your own LEGO characters and props. Superhero or Dinosaurs - you decide and bring them to life on screen with iPads and animation software using iMacs and rigs.

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LEGO - Superhero, Dino World - Animations on the Move! workshop (half-day, session one)
Aug
22
10:00 AM10:00

LEGO - Superhero, Dino World - Animations on the Move! workshop (half-day, session one)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Yardley Arts are delighted to offer this children's animation workshop led by Clinton Osborne. Aimed at 7-11 year-olds, you will how to make short animation movie with LEGO using your own LEGO characters and props. Superhero or Dinosaurs - you decide and bring them to life on screen with iPads and animation software using iMacs and rigs.

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Animation for 7-12 Year-Olds workshops (2 half-day sessions)
Aug
10
9:30 AM09:30

Animation for 7-12 Year-Olds workshops (2 half-day sessions)

If your child is aged between 7 and 12, and would like to know how to get into the animation and production and digital media industry then keep reading. Yardley Arts are very lucky to have teamed up with RJDM Studios (an award-winning animation agency) this Summer for a one-day event spread over two workshops.

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Painting in Oils 'Still Life and Flowers' course (2 days)
Jul
23
to Jul 24

Painting in Oils 'Still Life and Flowers' course (2 days)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Like to produce a small oil sketch of a still life composition in one day. At this workshop, led by Penny German, you will learn how to set up subject matter, prepare boards, chose composition, understand and describe value, and apply colour. It involves demonstration, tuition and critique.

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Relief Moulding and Casting workshop (1 day, Saturday)
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Relief Moulding and Casting workshop (1 day, Saturday)

Always wanted to work in clay and learn to mould and cast? This is an easy one-day workshop, led by Sara Myers, where you can spend the morning modelling a small relief sculpture and after lunch make a simple mould and cast the relief in plaster. At the end of the day you will take home your own clay relief.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults workshop (1 day, Saturday)
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults workshop (1 day, Saturday)

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the day, led by Beccy Gillatt, we will cover some of the traditional techniques used in the silver trade, and you will use them to make at a beautifully crafted item(s) that you design.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, afternoons)
Apr
18
to Jun 27

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, afternoons)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, led by Beccy Gillatt, we will cover many of the traditional techniques used in the silver trade, and you will use them to make at least two beautifully crafted items designed by yourself.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, evenings)
Apr
16
to Jul 2

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults course (10 weeks, evenings)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, led by Beccy Gillatt, we will cover many of the traditional techniques used in the silver trade, and you will use them to make at least two beautifully crafted items designed by yourself.

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Introduction to Drawing course (5 weeks)
Jan
11
to Feb 8

Introduction to Drawing course (5 weeks)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course, led by Sara Myers, is a general introduction to drawing in a casual and friendly environment. It will consist of a variety of exercises, with dedicated sessions looking at line and tone, still life, portraiture and life drawing. You'll enjoy a varied selection and there will be plenty of opportunity for discussion.

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