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Drypoint Etching Without a Press

By Karen Carter

Drawing and Printing Workshops
Led by Karen Carter

Fridays | 10.30am – 3.30pm | £38 per class

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring own materials.

Have a go at low-tech drypoint etching printing without a press or chemicals. From your initial drawings we will scratch the images into acetate and perspex to create permanent plates – these will be inked up in a variety of ways using water-soluble sticks and inks then a print taken from them by hand.

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Artist Georgia O'Keefe-inspired Cropped Flower Head

By Caroline Crawford

Painting Studies
Led by Caroline Crawford

Saturdays 10am – 3pm | £44 per session plus £4 materials cost to tutor per session

Suitable for all levels of experience. Watercolour paper available to purchase from tutor. See our website for more details.

We look carefully at the beautiful artwork of Georgia O’Keefe. Working with Watercolours to build the delicate folds and curves of a lily study and finish with coloured pencils. Careful guidance and tuition given throughout the day

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Calligraphy - Beginners Copperplate Script

Led by Stuart Maxwell.

This course will address the basics of copperplate script. Focus will be placed on creating the established letter forms for each of the upper and lower case letters and numerals. Pens, nibs, inks, ruling up and proportions will be covered.

Thur 10 Jan – 7 Feb
2.30pm – 4.30pm
£55 for 5 week course, £10 materials cost to tutor

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The Drawn Print - Monoprint & Low-Tech Litho

Led by Karen Carter

Drawing and Printing Workshops
Led by Karen Carter

Fridays | 10.30am – 3.30pm | £38 per class

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring own materials and see our website for more details.

A printmaking workshop for people who love drawing! Lithography is great for high contrast pen and ink style drawings. We will be working on polyester plates and you will be able to produce a series of prints from each drawing using a spoon to transfer the image!

Direct monoprint is a very immediate spontaneous print – the closest thing to drawing but with the added qualities of a print – velvety lines and lovely textured tones.

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Whiteline Woodcut Printing

By Karen Carter

Drawing and Printing Workshops
Led by Karen Carter

Fridays | 10.30am – 3.30pm | £38 per class

Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring own materials.

Where watercolour meets printmaking! Tips, tricks and shortcuts – the easy way to do Japanese style woodcuts!

We will take this ancient art and make it into something fun, accessible and simple to do. All tools and wood will be provided and printing will be done with tubes of watercolour paints – perfect for printing at home with a minimum of equipment.

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Introduction to Jewellery Making

Led by Grant Forsyth

Learn the fundamentals of jewellery making and design, including mark making and stone setting. Advanced students are welcome to join and expand their skills and create their own design led work. Materials cost to tutor £28 (approx).

Spring
Thur 10 Jan - 7 Feb, 14 Feb - 14 Mar and 21 Mar - 9 May (exc 4, 11, 18 Apr)
10am - 11.30pm and 12pm - 1.30pm
£63 for 5 week course

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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners

Led by Richard Lee.

Always wanted to learn guitar but never got around to it? Want to trade your air guitar skills for real guitar skills? It is never too late to learn. Learn guitar right from the beginning. These are fun and informative lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Autumn
Wed 12 Sept – 10 Oct and 31 Oct – 28 Nov
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

Thur 13 Sept – 18 Oct (exc 27 Sept) and 1 Nov – 29 Nov
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

Spring
Wed 9 Jan – 6 Feb, 27 Feb – 27 Mar and 3 Apr – 8 May (exc 10 Apr)
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

Thur 10 Jan – 7 Feb, 28 Feb – 28 Mar and 4 Apr – 9 May (exc 11 Apr)
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

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Daily Drawings

By Sara Hurley

Sara Hurley presenting a selection of her drawings on paper and canvas. Her subject matter is visitors of galleries and museums where they form a relationship with an art work; they become the art themselves.

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John Percy: Metaphorically Speaking

In this exhibition, the artist presents paintings that explore choice, decision and chance as a metaphor for the process of living in a modern, complex world.

The aim is to make enigmatic, poetically powerful, contemplative objects expressing a sense of the continual struggle between necessary order and desirable anarchy.

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about 12 hours ago ⭐ It's competition time! ⭐ To celebrate our Christmas show The Fir Tree - we have a copy of brand new Moomin bo… https://t.co/VYKVrek25p

about 12 hours ago 1 comment ⭐ It's competition time! ⭐ To celebrate our Christmas show The Fir Tree - we have a copy of brand new Moomin book Christmas Comes to Moominvalley up for grabs! The Moomins magic up some delicious dishes in the show - let us know your favourite festive food is in the comments below to be entered into the draw to win! The winner will be drawn after 10am on Monday 17 December and announced on social media. The prize must be collected from Norden Farm's Box Office. Good luck!

about 13 hours ago Take your partner by the hand for our Burns Night Ceilidh! Join the Craigievar Ceilidh Band in the atmospheric 18th century Long Barn for a sociable evening of music and dancing. The evening includes a traditional Burns Night supper of haggis, neeps and tatties. Join us for an energetic night of celebration on Friday 18 January --> https://norden.farm/events/burns-night

about 16 hours ago ‘Steve McQueen delivers an outstanding heist thriller’ ★★★★★ The Guardian Set against the backdrop of crime, pass… https://t.co/flqlIP6la3

about 16 hours ago ‘Steve McQueen delivers an outstanding heist thriller’ ★★★★★ The Guardian Set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption - Widows is the tale of four women conspiring to forge their own futures on their terms! Screening with us from Saturday 22 December --> https://norden.farm/events/widows-15

about 19 hours ago New York pianist Michael Kanan and London alto saxophonist Sam Braysher join forces on Thursday 17 January to creat… https://t.co/5wKMrK6z63

about 19 hours ago New York pianist Michael Kanan and London alto saxophonist Sam Braysher join forces on Thursday 17 January to create a fresh and swinging approach to the timeless material of the Great American Songbook. Joined by special guest vocalist Sara Dowling, this is an evening of music not to be missed! --> https://norden.farm/events/sam-braysher-and-michael-kanan-featuring-sara-dowling

about 21 hours ago Set in 1860s Bangkok, The King and I tells the story of the unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher. Catch the encore screening of the much loved musical from the London Palladium on Fri 28 and Sat 29 Dec. Tickets are selling fast! --> https://norden.farm/events/the-king-and-i-from-the-london-palladium

about 21 hours ago Join the Trio Pierne for a delightful concert sharing a sparkling and effervescent repertory of classical music including Handel, Debussy and Beethoven. More info and tickets here --> https://norden.farm/events/clare-deniz-trio-pierne-concert

1 day ago A massive thank you to everyone who came out to the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Lantern Parade! We’d love to s… https://t.co/aOdUXEJNGB

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