Holiday Workshops

Most courses are single day workshops in which students will be taught the skills necessary to produce their own personal artwork.

Child's watercolour painting
Children's face painting workshop
Child's wax painting

As always all workshops will be taught by myself, Andrea Farndon. I am a qualified teacher with over 20 years of experience. I initially trained in 3D Design, specialising in ceramics. Classes larger than 10 children will have an additional adult present and no class will be larger than 16. All workshops take place at my studio on Stonepitts Farm, Seal Chart.

Workshop Schedule

Mon 9 Apr

Pottery - Owls


Tues 10 Apr

Mosaics


Wed 11 Apr

Pottery - Fire Breathing Dragons


Thurs 12 Apr

Watercolour Painting - Birds


To reserve a place on any of these courses, or if you have any further questions, please email:

andrea@andreafarndonsartworks.co.uk

Workshop Descriptions

Pottery - Owls £58

Mon 9 Apr | 10 - 4pm | Ages 7 - 14

In this workshop students will design their own sculpture of an owl. We will look at how different cultures and artists have depicted these beautiful creatures, including detailed realism and stylised simplification of form. Students will be encouraged to work large [ideally around 25cm tall] and finished sculptures would be suitable to display indoors or out. I will glaze the works according to your child’s instructions [after they have been biscuit fired]. The process from making to collection of finished pieces takes approximately 3 weeks [sometimes slightly longer].

Pottery Course

Mosaics £60

Tues 10 Apr | 10 - 4pm | Ages 9 - 16

Who can resist the ancient art of mosaics? In this modern mosaic workshop students will design and produce a mosaic house name or number plaque. Don’t worry if your house has a simple number rather than name, these can look fabulous when incorporated in a beautiful mosaic design. The mosaics will be created using cement board backing so that they can be displayed outdoors without risk of rotting [also suitable for indoor display]. Participants will be cutting their own tiles which does take some strength and dexterity, which is why this course is aimed at slightly older children. Work will need grouting after completion so will not be ready for collection until Thursday 12th [or at other time by arrangement].

Mosaic Course

Pottery - Fire Breathing Dragons £58

Wed 11 Apr | 10 - 4pm | Ages 7 - 14

A new twist on an old favourite; in this workshop students will design a dragon which can hold a t-light in its upturned mouth, creating the illusion of breathing fire. Students will be encouraged to work large [ideally about 25cm long] and finished sculptures would be suitable to display indoors or out. I will glaze the works according to your child’s instructions [after they have been biscuit fired]. The process from making to collection of finished pieces takes approximately 3 weeks [sometimes slightly longer].

Pottery Course

Watercolour Painting - Birds £58

Thurs 12 Apr | 10 - 4pm | Ages 7 - 14

Continuing our feathered theme from Monday, in this workshop we will look at the way artists have depicted birds using watercolour paints. Students will be taught how to find the geometric shapes within an object in order to draw it accurately. We will start the day with some sketching before producing our designs for a painting. Students will be taught the techniques necessary to use watercolour paints effectively and imaginatively.

Reserve your place now by emailing:

andrea@andreafarndonsartworks.co.uk