Wivenhoe Bookshop Magazine & Newsletter | Monday 16 September 2019

Art Courses in the Shed

NEW COURSES FOR AUTUMN 2019

‘Quince’ by Jayne Wallett

Art Workshop – MORNINGS

6 week course

with Jayne Wallett

Fridays 10.30 – 1.30

20th Sept – 25th October

Wivenhoe Bookshop

These 3-hour workshop sessions are for people who want to work on personal themes, to explore new techniques , or just improve their drawing or painting skills.

Suitable for those with some confidence in their art skills.

Equipment & Materials

Bring your own materials.

The course runs on 20th and 27th Sept, and the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of Oct.

The fee for this 6 week course is £130 and includes coffee and biscuits.

For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

‘Lippy’ by Jayne Wallett

Developing your Art Skills

6 week course

with Jayne Wallett

Fridays 2.30 – 4.30

20th Sept – 25th October

Wivenhoe Bookshop

These sessions are for people who would like to work on their drawing and try new techniques in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Begin or improve acrylic painting, watercolour, pen and ink. Bring your own materials

The course runs on 20th and 27th Sept, and the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of Oct.

The fee for this 6 week course is £90 and includes tea and biscuits.

For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

COMING IN 2020

‘Jug’ by Jayne Wallett

Absolute Beginners

A 6 week course

with Jayne Wallett

Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30

January 9th  – February 13th

If you have never drawn before, or were put off at school, this course is for you. In a friendly and encouraging atmosphere you will begin by learning basic drawing skills and how to use a variety of materials, moving on to more detailed drawings as your confidence grows. Materials provided.

The course runs on 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th Jan, and the 6th and 13th of Feb

The fee for this 6 week course is £90 and includes coffee and biscuits.

For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

***Coming in 2020 – Pathways to Art. 4 hours per week. 10 weeks. An introduction to art history and to a wide range of practical skills. Day and time TBA.***

PREVIOUS COURSES

Drawing and Painting Portraits

A 6 week course

with Jayne Wallett

Thursdays 01:30  – 03:30

Sept 6th – Oct 11th

Wivenhoe Bookshop

 

Course Structure
Week 1. The skull and the muscle structure of the head.
Week 2. Female model – making quick studies using charcoal and pencil. Form and tone.
Week 3. Making successful portrait drawings from photographs.
Week 4 Male model – Pastel portrait drawing.
Week 5. Female model – using watercolour and acrylic in portraits.
Week 6. Working from portrait studies.

This course is suitable for people with some confidence in drawing, wishing to improve their portraiture skills.

The course will run on September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, and October 4th, and 11th.

Equipment & Materials

Please bring charcoal and white chalk pencils (eg Faber-Castell Goldfaber Charcoal Sketch Set from www.cassart.co.uk. £6.50) to the first session. Paper will be provided.

The fee for this 6 week course is £80 and includes tea and biscuits.

NB in addition there will be a small fee as payment for models for three sessions.

For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

bookbindingHandmade Books

An Introduction to Bookbinding

A 6 week course with Jayne Wallett

Thursdays 2.00 – 4.00

8th Sept – 13th Oct

Wivenhoe Bookshop

Jayne Wallett, M.A. brings us a new course for September!
An introduction to making and binding your own books –  get creative and make a diary, journal, sketchbook, or re-bind a favourite novel. Try a variety of book binding stitches and techniques – and is designed with all abilities in mind.
A basic bookbinding kit and course book are included in the course fee.

The course runs on 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Sept and 6th and 13th Oct

The fee for this 6 week course is £80.00 and includes coffee and biscuits. For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

‘My Bed’ by Tracey Emin

Who’s Afraid of Tracey Emin?

An Introduction to Contemporary Art

A 6 week course with Jayne Wallett

Fridays 2.00 – 3.30pm

9th Sept – 14th Oct

Wivenhoe Bookshop

Contemporary art can be a daunting experience for the newcomer, but when it’s put into context viewing can become more rewarding. This course aims to help uncover the meaning behind contemporary pieces through an exploration of the context,  reasons and thought processes behind them.

This course is taught by Jayne Wallett M.A., who has been teaching art and design to adults and young people for more than 20 years. She is an illustrator, painter, printmaker and is passionate about drawing.

The course is designed with all abilities in mind, and aims to leave you with an enhanced awareness of this important aspect of the art world.

 Week 1: Illustrated Lecture and Group Discussion: – How can the Art of the past help us to understand Contemporary Art?

Week 2: Illustrated Lecture and Group Discussion. – The ‘Isms’ – from Impressionism to Post Modernism.

Week 3: Illustrated Lecture and Group Discussion – Contemporary Art – 1970 – to 2016

Week 4: PT I: Focus on 3 Contemporary Artists – influences, production and critical reception

Week 5: PT II: Focus on 3 Contemporary Artists – influences, production and critical reception

Week 6: Bringing it all together – Review and reflection on the context of Contemporary Art.

The course runs on 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th Sept and 7th and 14th Oct.

The fee for this 6 week course is £80.00. For further details or to book ‘phone 01206 824050 or send us an email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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