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Grisaille & Glazing Techniques: Watercolour & Acrylic

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Led by Jo Hall.

Explore different ways of drawing and painting tonally followed by adding colour in transparent glazes over the surface. Grisaille or working in monochrome has been used historically as a way of working in its own right in the production of ‘Tromp l’Oeil’ works.

Students to bring own materials.

Spring
Tues 3 Mar – 7 Apr
10am – 1pm
£105 for 6 week course

Download the Grisaille Glazing Techniques: Watercolour and Acrylic Information Sheet here


Food and drinks can be purchased from our Café Bar. If you are providing your own lunch we ask that you eat this in the workshop space. Only Norden Farm’s catering can be consumed in the main foyer.

Norden Farm is a charity that operates on extremely tight margins and every penny really counts. Income from the Café Bar is essential to support our running costs. If you are able to support the charity, by buying food and drink from our Café Bar when you are here, it really helps.

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124 Studios

'You don’t have to be rich to be an art collector.' Discover art on your doorstep.

124 Studios are proud to present a showcase of affordable artworks by 124 Studio artists Julie Bennett, Chris Bryant, Josie Clouting, Michael Restrick and Lu Willis. Maidenhead’s contemporary artists, who work in either paint, sculpture or both.

Their subject matters range from portraits to the natural world with each artist exploring the boundaries of realism within their practice.

Save the date! Private View is Thursday 12 March 6.30pm - 9pm. All welcome!

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Creative Arts Social Club

Led by professional artists Caroline Crawford and Amelia Pimlott.

A sociable group for over 65s who want to make art, but just aren’t doing it right now. Professional artist Caroline Crawford leads this creative community. Explore your arty side, grow in creative confidence and meet new people!

Spring
Mon 13 Jan – 10 Feb (exc 3 Feb), 24 Feb – 16 Mar, 23 Mar – 4 May
10am – 12pm
£16 per session | plus £2 materials cost to tutor directly

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Metaphorically Speaking Part 2

John Percy is an abstract artist who works in painting and collage with a number of themes dealing with aspects of choice, decision and chance combined with elements of entropy and chaos.

This exhibition is part two of last year’s Metaphorically Speaking. Here he shows us a limited selection of favourite larger abstract paintings which scan back over a longer period.

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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 16 Jan – 13 Feb, 20 Feb – 19 Mar and 26 Mar – 30 Apr (exc 9 and 16 Apr)
10am - 11.30am and 12pm - 1.30pm
£51 per 4 week course, £63 per 5 week course

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Quest: Digital Zone

An interactive digital arts space; part of Quest Family Fest, the Norden Farm Family Arts Festival.

Keep your eye on the website for updates on events and workshops.

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Acoustic Guitar - Absolute 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.

Spring
Wed 15 Jan – 12 Feb, 26 Feb – 25 Mar and 1 Apr – 29 Apr
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

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