An Introduction to Silk Painting with Louise Colbourn
February 09, 2019 @ 10:30 AMView all dates for this event
A five week silk painting course will follow free Taster Sessions. Open to both the artistically nervous and more experienced art makers, who would like to return to creativity or simply explore something new!
All materials will be supplied as part of the course fee, so all you need to bring is a sense of adventure and fun! Louise is a local resident and artist who has a particular interest in working with adults who experience mental health difficulties.
FREE Taster Sessions
Sat 9th Feb, Sat 16th Feb, Sat 11th May and Sat 18th May 2019 (10.30am – 2pm) for anyone who is interested to try this exciting and beautiful art form.
Spaces are limited in these groups, so early booking is recommended! An opportunity will exist to make a donation towards supporting Town Hall Arts continue their wonderful work in the community.
Five Week Course
A five week Silk Painting Course will follow the Taster Sessions commencing on Sat 23rd February and Sat 25th May (10.30am – 2pm) and is open to both the artistically nervous and more experienced art makers, who would like to return to creativity or simply explore something new!
Week 1 – The Basic Principles
Learn the basic principles of Silk Painting and begin to experiment with texture and different silk painting techniques.
Week 2 – Floral Designs (Who doesn’t like flowers?!)
Put your new skills into practice to create a beautiful and unique floral image.
Week 3 – Mandala
Explore colour and develop technique with this popular and ‘trending’ theme using a found image or design a mandala of your own!
Week 4 – Zentangles
All about pattern! Time to test your skills with a more challenging design that can be tricky, but looks amazing!
Week 5 – Final Work
Put everything you have learned together to create your own original art work. A chance to experiment with a unique idea or revisit a theme previously covered that you best enjoyed!
There is also an opportunity to attend optional Extension Classes following completion of the course and/or purchase discounted Silk Painting materials if you’ve been bitten by the bug!
Free Taster sessions: Sats: 9 and 16 Feb, 11 and 18 May.
Course 2: Sats: 25 May, 1, 8, 15, 22 Jun, £60 per course
Single extension workshops: 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 6 July, 13 July
£15 each 10.30 – 1.30pm