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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.

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.

other events you may be interested in

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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