Courses

Art Classes (ARThub)

ARThub is a new series of masterclasses in fine art and skilled crafting, based at the City Farm.

Whether you are a beginner needing nurturing or a practising artist needing new ideas and inspiration these small group courses are geared to cater for all.

All ARThub teachers are practising artists, artisan makers, and experienced teachers.


Colour in the landscape – with artist Catherine Knight

Through playful exploration of a variety of painting techniques and colour mixing, students will then produce their own acrylic landscape painting.

Day and Time: Mondays 6.45 to 8.45pm (4 sessions)
Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd September 2019
Cost: £120.00 + £9.95 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials) 

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Postcards of Bristol – with artist Lisa Takahashi

4 weeks, 4 approaches to linocut, 4 postcards to take home! In this unique workshop Lisa will guide you through ways of approaching linocut print to produce 4 distinct designs using monochrome, multi-block, colour blends and jigsaw print techniques. 

Day and Time: Saturdays 10am to 4pm (4 sessions)
Dates: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th September 2019
Cost: £220.00 + £17.75 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials) 

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Order and chaos, drawing at the allotments 1 – with artist Max Naylor

The allotments at the farm are a fantastic resource for artists containing a wealth of visual information. In this session students will be out in nature, making observational drawings, and collecting details, before returning to the studio to focus on turning these studies into a large scale composition.

Day and Time: Sunday 10am to 3pm (1 session)
Dates: 8th September 2019
Cost: £55.00 + £4.88 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials) 

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Learn to weave in colour – with artist Angie Parker

Angie has been weaving for over 25 years and creates bespoke rugs and textile art panels in her Bristol Studio. You can learn to weave under her patient guidance on this one day course.

Day and Time: Sunday 10am to 3pm (1 session)
Dates: 15th September 2019
Cost: £55.00 + £4.88 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials) 

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Introduction to screen printing – with artist Anna Marrow

This course will be a fun introduction to simple screen printing techniques. You will work with hand-cut paper stencils and photographic stencils to produce your own, hand-printed tote bag which will double as a work of art.

Day and Time: Sundays 10am to 3pm (2 sessions)
Dates: 22nd & 29th September 2019
Cost: £110.00 + £9.17 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials) 

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Design and make your own hanging panel using copper foil technique – with artist Dora McCormack

Dora will guide you through the processes to design and make your own hanging panel using the copper foil technique. You will complete your own panels to take away and will have the skills to carry on making using the copper foil technique at home.

Day and Time: Mondays 6.45 to 8.45pm (4 weeks)
Dates: 30th September, 7th, 14th, 21st October
Cost: £160.00 + £13.07 Eventbrite booking fee  (inc materials)

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Drawing place, memories and imagination – with artist Max Naylor

Through playful exploration, guided teaching and idea development students will make an imaginative, distinctive mixed media drawing /painting.

Day and Time: Mondays 6.45 to 8.45pm (4 weeks)
Dates: 4th, 11th,18th, 25th November 2019
Cost: £120.00 + £9.95 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials)

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Botanical patterns  – with artist Justyna Medon

Through playful exploration of various print techniques, guided teaching and idea development, students will design and print botanical patterns through stencilling and silk screen printing techniques and create their own mini homeware collection, such as tea towels and napkins.

Day and Time: Mondays 6.45 to 8.45pm (3 weeks)
Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th December 2019
Cost: £90.00 + £7.61 Eventbrite booking fee (inc materials)

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