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Colchester Adult Workshops 2020 – quick view

Colchester Adult Workshops 2020 – quick view

Saturday 1st February Watercolour Taster Session with Susan Boddy more info/book Thursday 27th February Drawing Cyclamen in Coloured Pencils with Janie Pirie more info/book Wednesday 4th, 11th and 18th March Watercolour for Beginners with Susan Boddy more info/book Saturday 7th March Big cats in coloured pencil or graphite with Robyn Parker-Love more info/book Saturday 14th March Palette Knife Flowers with Lois Cordelia more info/book Monday 16th March Sunsets and Sunrises in Pan Pastels with Jacqueline South more info/book Thursday 26th…

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Adult workshops at Newmarket 2020 – quick view

Adult workshops at Newmarket 2020 – quick view

Saturday 7th March Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis more info/book Tuesday 24th March Hellebores in Polychromos with Kay Leeves more info/book Saturday 28th March Transparency in Pen & Ink with Debora Cane more info/book Saturday 9th May Flowers in Pen & Ink with Debora Cane more info/book Saturday 16th May Brush Lettering with Danielle Lummis more info/book Tuesday 9th June Simplifying the Landscape with Helen Clarke more info/book Tuesday 7th July Summer flowers in watercolour with Helen Clarke more info/book

Adult workshops at Ely 2020 – quick view

Adult workshops at Ely 2020 – quick view

Saturday February 1st Seascapes in pastel with Jane Fellows more info/book Saturday February 8th Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis more info/book Saturday February 15th Celebrity Portraits in Oils with Freya Hoayun more info/book Saturday February 22nd Wildlife in Posca Pens with Lois Cordelia more info/book Saturday February 29th Winterscapes with Caroline Furlong more info/book Wednesday March 11th Introduction to printmaking with Judith Handley more info/book Saturday March 14th Introduction to portrait techniques with Ron Fisher more info/book Saturday March 21st…

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Handmade Christmas Cards on a Budget by Hannah

Handmade Christmas Cards on a Budget by Hannah

Sending handmade Christmas cards is a lovely touch and can be done with minimal fuss and materials. We sell packs of 50 blank cards in various sizes in cream and white and individual coloured pens starting at £1.30 and packs of pens for as little as £2.50 for 10 colours. We have used a Tombow pen for our cards, preferring it’s dual end with a brush end and a smaller bullet nib end, however any coloured pen or pencil would…

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Palette knives and painting knives – the subtle differences explained by Hannah

Palette knives and painting knives – the subtle differences explained by Hannah

Palette knives and painting knives are very similar and can be used for mixing paint or applying paint to a canvas, however there are some subtle differences between the two. A palette knife will generally have a straight handle or one with a very small bend in and is ideal for mixing paint on a palette or plate so you can effectively mix your colours and scrape paint off your palette. A painting knife will have a larger bend in…

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How to Make Gift Tags for Christmas and Special Occasions

How to Make Gift Tags for Christmas and Special Occasions

Making your own gift tags can save you money and also adds a great personal touch to your gift. The materials you will need can be as basic or fancy as you like, listed below will be the essentials and then the optional extra materials we have found useful. Basic Materials: Scissors Thick paper/card String Paints or pens to decorate Hole punch Useful extras: Coloured thread Glitter (loose or glue) Brusho paint Schmincke Aqua Bronze powders Fineliner pen Washi tape…

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Paper Candles by Hannah

Paper Candles by Hannah

Paper candles are a brilliant idea for parties, not just for children, but adults alike. You can get the spooky effect of a candle but without the safety concerns of having lots of lit candles about. They are very easy to make and use very little materials. You will simply need some card, glue or double-sided tape and some form of thick paint. Cut a rectangle out of the card and roll into a tube shape. I used double sided…

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Brusho Pumpkin Bunting by Hannah

Brusho Pumpkin Bunting by Hannah

Bunting is a really fun way of decorating your room or window and what better way to get into the spooky festivities than hanging pumpkins all around! Using Brusho is a really quick way of decorating large areas of paper and because it is made up of various different pigments you get a lovely speckled look to your pumpkin. We combined a couple of colours, including Orange and Dark Brown, however using just Orange would suffice. Draw out your pumpkin…

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