Workshops, Courses and Exhibitions

2017


SUMMER/AUTUMN STUDIO WORKSHOPS 2017

Booking is essential, please contact Ruth on ruthyb23@hotmail.com or
07796 007 264 for bookings and further information!

All workshops take place in idyllic countryside surroundings, conducted from Ruth’s home studio.
Certain to inspire and invigorate the mind and soul!

Small groups allow for lots of individual work and time to explore ideas.

All WORKSHOPS ARE SUITABLE FOR ALL ABILITIES

Details of taster workshops can be found at the bottom of the page.

All workshops run from 11am – 5pm unless otherwise stated

Saturday 1st July 2017

One day - Wire bird sculpture

£75 – All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition.

On this exciting workshop you will learn to make a medium wire bird sculpture of your choice. Under the expert guidance of Ruth Bateman you will be taught the step by step techniques and skills allowing you to create a truly unique and personal sculpture, as well as gaining the knowledge afterwards to create more for yourself or others. With plenty of individual attention, there is the scope to be as inventive and creative as you wish. Be guaranteed a fantastic, fun and rewarding workshop. This workshop is suitable for ALL artistic/creative abilities, no prior experience necessary.

 

Wednesday 26th July, 2017

One day - Simplifying the form “Letting Go” workshop

£65 – All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition.

Extremely Useful, invigorating and inspiring. Explore new painting materials., experiment with new methods, free up preconceptions. Have the freedom to be expressive and play through a mixture of visual exercises. Learn how to improve and find simple but effective ways to interpret your subject. See beyond the ‘ordinary’ and transform it into the extraordinary. This is a really useful and helpful workshop that will transform the way paint and draw.

Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th August, 2017

2 day 3D creative mixed media, make and create

£175 – All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition.

Learn how to take wire and transform it into sculptures that will enable you to then apply a range of mixed media elements to your design. Explore fabrics, paper, beads and metal…the possibilities are endless and how they can be applied. Aim to produce a series of small/medium quirky and sculptural pieces of your choice. Suitable for all abilities.

Thursday 24th August, Friday 25th - Sunday 26th August, 2017

3 Day - Expressive painting and introduction to wire sculpture Workshop

£275 – All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition

This three day workshop allows you to explore both painting a sculpture. 2days painting covering a vast range of methods and techniques as taught on the expressive and experimental workshop with the option of exploring 3d sculpture on the third day, working with wire and mixed media. Learn how to take wire and transform it into sculptures that will enable you to then apply a range of mixed media elements to your design.

3 days of fun, experimentation and learning, perfect for the aspiring artist or professional alike!

Friday 1st September 2017

Introduction to painting expressively

£75 – All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition.

Take the challenge and enroll on this practical, fun and liberating one-day workshop. Allowing complete beginners and professionals alike to begin to explore paint expressively. Spend the day splashing, dripping, flicking paint, making a mess and enjoying the freedom to ‘let go’ and play. Fantastic for those wanting to loosen their style or simply gain confidence.

Thursday 14th September 2017, Friday 15th September 2017

2 Day 3D Wire Workshop

£175 - All included : materials*, substantial 2 course lunch, refreshment tea/coffee on tap, cake, use of tools, tuition.

Bring your ideas to life. On this Informative and fully supported workshop, learn the basics of wire 3D sculpture. Transform ideas to life. Ample 1 : 1 teaching. guidance and advice covering the different ranges of wire. Find out and explore how to create ideas from 2D images into 3D sculptures. Bring life and character to your creations. This 2- day course allows you the freedom to embark on a creative 3D journey making a sculpture of your choice. Suitable for all abilities. Be prepared for a weekend of fun and lots of wire! Gain confidence and techniques that will allow you to have the skills to take from the studio to your home.

Individual workshop and private group workshops happily undertaken, chose your own dates and content, just contact Ruth directly.

* Materials –A small surcharge may be added for more expensive materials (keptas minimal as possible).

 

ART TREK SPECIAL WORKSHOPS:  RUNNING DURING ARTTREK: SAT 16TH SEPT - SUN 1ST OCT: Special Price each session £30 all inclusive

Tues 19th Sept 11-2pm expressive and experimental painting taster workshop

Thurs 21st Sept 6-9pm intro into wire sculpture workshop

Fri 29th Sept 2pm-5pm- Introduction to painting and techniques


3 Hour painting ‘taster’ workshops: £35 including refreshments, tuition and all basic necessary materials/tools.

The ideal taster workshop to introduce painting and some of the various techniques and types of paint readily available. Fantastic for those who are complete beginners, or have not painted for years. Fun, inspiring, a wonderful confidence booster. These ‘taster’ workshops compliment and often lead onto the longer workshops/courses offered. Each workshop differs slightly so you can do more than one and learn something new!
£35 including refreshments, tuition and all basic necessary materials/tools.

Dates:

August
  Tues 1st Aug 2017 11am-2pm
  Mon 7th Aug 2017 11am – 2pm
September
  Thurs 7th Sep 2017 11am-2pm
  Tues 19th Sep 2017 11am-2pm


3 Hour Introduction to ‘Wire’ Workshops £35 including refreshments, tools, wire/materials and tuition

These 3 hourly workshops introduce all abilities to the basics of wire-work. We cover elements including construction, handling of wire, tools and of course construction techniques. Make a small piece to take away! It will inspire and inform…opening up the huge wealth of possibilities to develop on the other courses offered!

Dates:
July
  Sun 29th July 2017 11am – 2pm
August
  Fri 11th August 2017 11am – 2pm
  Weds 16th August 2017 11am – 2pm
September
  Mon 11th Sep 2017 11am- 2pm


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