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Creative Workshops 2017

Creative Workshops 2017

Solar Printing

Solar Printing

£145.00

Description

Tutor: Susie Turner
Date: Tuesday 18/07/2017 to Wednesday 19/07/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £145

This two-day course will introduce participants to a very simple but unusual method of printmaking. Working with light-sensitive printing plates that can be exposed using natural sunlight and then developed in tap water, you will be shown how to transform a range of plant materials and hand-drawn imagery into unique prints. This versatile method of printmaking can be used to create blind emboss, relief or intaglio prints. The course is suitable for beginners as well as those with some previous experience of printmaking.
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indian Spice Mixing

Indian Spice Mixing

£40.00

Description

Tutor: Inder Bull and Felicity Plent
Date: Saturday 09/09/2017
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Price: £40


This short Saturday morning course will introduce you to the spices and herbs commonly used in Indian cuisine, and teach you how to blend, use and even grow some of them at home. Inder Bull of Inder’s Kitchen will introduce two dry spice blends which you will learn how to grind in a pestle and mortar and take home to try. She will then demonstrate how to use fresh herbs to make two simple chutneys that can easily be made at home in a blender. During the morning Flis Plent, our Head of Education will also introduce the plants that produce all these wonderful flavours and give you tips on how to grow some of them yourself at home.
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Nature Printing

Nature Printing

£145.00

Description

Tutor: Pia Östlund
Date: Thursday 21/09/2017 - Friday 22/09/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £145

Nature printing is a wonderful way of representing plants, developed by physicians in the 15th century as an aid in their study of medicinal and useful plants.

Join designer and printmaker Pia stlund for a two-day workshop to explore this captivating technique. Day One will begin with an illustrated talk on the history of nature printing, followed by a demonstration and printing session where you will learn how to take your own impressions using fresh plants and oil-based inks on paper. Day Two gives participants the chance to further develop technique and ideas and make their own nature printed project, whether a series of patterns, a set of cards or creating a record of their own garden.

The course is suitable for all levels including complete beginners.
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Paper cutting

Paper cutting workshop

£65.00

Description

Tutor: Vanessa Stone
Date: Wednesday 22/11/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £65

Vanessa Stone is a cut paper artist who makes clean lined, detail layered collages by cutting into a single piece of paper and “drawing” with a scalpel. During this one day workshop she will introduce you to the main techniques of paper cutting using craft knives and fine quality drawing papers. You will begin by making small practice samples and then create a beautiful larger finished piece of your own design, drawing inspiration form the beautiful plants in the Botanic Garden’s collection. Vanessa will be on hand to give one-to-one guidance throughout the day and teach you the central skills of making compositions from plants and natural forms that will be developed into collage.

Note: The Botanic Garden closes at 4pm in November so participants will not have access to the Garden when this course finishes.
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