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Life Drawing

Led by Chris Bryant.

Explore the complexities of the human form by working from a professional life model. With a variety of short and long poses. Learn both traditional charcoal drawing methods and new experimental techniques.


Autumn
Sat 21 Sept, 28 Sept and 7 Dec
1.30pm – 4.30pm
£25 per session

Spring
Sat 25 Jan and 15 Feb
1.30pm – 4.30pm
£25 per session

Suitable for 18+ years

Click here to download the Life Drawing Information Sheet.


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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Evening Papercraft

Led by Catherine Smith.

Each workshop will feature different projects and themes. Build up your skills and master new techniques to enable you to create your own designs at home.

Learn basic stamping, layer stamping, die cutting, embossing, heat embossing, fussy cutting and more, using a range of materials.

Autumn
Tues 17 Sept, 15 Oct, 19 Nov and 17 Dec
7.30pm – 9pm
£15 per session | £55 for all 4 sessions

Spring
Tues 21 Jan, 18 Feb, 17 Mar and 21 Apr
7.30pm – 9pm
£15 per session or £55 for all 4 sessions

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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).

Autumn
Thur 5 Sept – 3 Oct and 10 Oct – 7 Nov
10am - 11.30pm and 12pm - 1.30pm
£63 per 5 week course

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

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Catching the Light

Satu Vartiainen and Lydia Pierce present an exciting exhibition.

It includes colourful, expansive, semi-abstract paintings of seas, rivers, mountains, portraits and urban scenes. These contemporary paintings are nuanced portrayals of colour and light. The art shows impressions of landscape and figures to give a different perspective including textural and dynamic work.

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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. Sere he shows us a limited selection of favourite larger abstract paintings which scan back over a longer period.

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124 Studios

A diverse group of artists who work and exhibit together in and around Maidenhead.

Artworks in the exhibition range widely in style and medium. They include subjects such as portraits, flowers and abstraction.

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The Bear Exhibition

An immersive exhibition to explore and discover.

The Gallery is transformed by work created by local children as part of our annual art competition. Inspired by our Christmas production, The Bear by bestselling author, Raymond Briggs.

Visit the story den for storytelling sessions while you’re here for tales from the land of Bears and beyond.

This year's exhibition is curated by visual artist Amelia Pimlott and students from BCA college as part of our young creatives project.

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Calligraphy - The Italic Hand

Led by Stuart Maxwell

The Italic hand has many varied forms, from a basic script to very flourished and ornate lettering. The basic alphabet through to advanced flourishing and effects will be covered depending on ability, together with compositional layout. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Spring
Thur 16 Jan – 26 Mar (exc 20 Feb)
2.30pm – 4.30pm
£120 per 10 week course, £10 materials cost to tutor (approx)

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