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Make a festive garland

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Explore traditional and contemporary floral garlands. Practise your skills and then create a beautiful festive garland. More

Book-binding and Print-making for all

Posted on: 16 July 2019

By the end of the each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques. Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical… More

NSO Book challenge Princetown

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Taking part in a range of craft animation aimed at children over 8. Parents and children work together. More

Book challenge Tavistock

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Taking part in a range of craft animation aimed at children over 8. Parents and children work together. More

Botanical wallpaper design

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn about the basic wallpaper Design principles. Spend time exploring these principles, represented in traditional and contemporary examples ofbotanical Design. More

Ceramics Beginners

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be learning slab building, coiling, casting and throwing techniques. Applying glazes and slips. More

Drawing and painting a pet portrait:

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn how to choose the best images from photographs of your pet to create a likeness. Learn how to draw and paint pet features. Learn how to represent the different textures and tones… More

English and maths matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course will cover a variety of literacy, numeracy and ICT topics. These could include the early stages of reading and writing, working with numbers involved in everyday situations and using ICT. Units covered will… More

Festive decorations Willow wire and fabric baubles

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Garden design: Practical

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn about the basic ways to mark out your garden design features and consider the placement of planted areas. Learn about gardening safely and appropriate planting techniques. Take away… More

Garden design

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Explore traditional and contemporary garden design styles. Choose your favourite design elements, colour schemes and plants. Practise your collage or sketching skills to create a unique garden design. More

Have a go – have a throw

Posted on: 16 July 2019

By the end of the session you will have been introduced to a pottery wheel and formed basic shapes which you may choose to be fired. More

Illustration – exploring ideas and techniques

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be taught a number of creative techniques that lend themselves to illustration and you will have the opportunity to work on your own piece of work. More

Introduction to printmaking: block, lino and mono prints

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn how to select appropriate foliage and flowers to sketch. Learn how to consider shape, colour, texture, pattern when creating motifs for your wallpaper design. Develop your design pattern by creating hand drawn… More

Introduction to watercolours workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will learn a range of watercolour techniques including: Wet on wet, wet on dry, salt and bleach dispersal, cling film resist, composition building. More

ITQ Computing Skills

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The ITQ1 qualification has three components: Using the internet, and two Microsoft Office applications; Word (word processing) and Excel (spreadsheets). You will create a portfolio using these three components from exercises derived from your ITQ1… More

Make a Christmas paper luminary and other paper crafts

Posted on: 16 July 2019

In this workshop you will make a variety of Paper Craft Christmas Ornaments including a Winter Paper Luminary. More

Make a fashionable fabric necklace

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be learning how to construct a fabric necklace, using simple hand sewing techniques. More

Make an animation film

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be taught a range of stop motion animation techniques in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment. You will be encouraged to make your own animated film. More

Make your own party dress or trousers

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Follow a simple pattern to create a party dress or trousers More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 11 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding.  The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015).  The latest GCSEs have a new grading system… More

Meditation matters workshop

Posted on: 16 July 2019

In this simple, easy and light-hearted introductory workshop, tailored for people with Learning Disabilities, you will learn… • What Meditation is… For example, did you know it’s not about emptying your mind!? • Some different… More

Pottery for all

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Preparing clay, using different forming techniques. Applying textures, slips, oxides and glaze finishes. Being given practical demonstrations. Having opportunity to discuss ideas with the tutor and other members of the group. More

Stained glass

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn how to cut and foil glass, use a grinder and apply blowpipe solder. More

Yoga matters workshop

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be learning in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment, amongst friends. This course will cover a range of activities including learning some easy Yoga stretches that are good for your body and ways… More