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Tag: Art

Collage Masterclass
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Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Collage Masterclass. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. During this masterclass, you will learn a number of collage techniques, taking inspiration from artists like Picasso, Kurt Schwitters, Hannah Hoch and Matisse. You will be guided through the creation of collages in different styles, learning about how the great artists ...

Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden Reopens For 2024
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Wednesday 1st May 2024

Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden reopens on 1 May 2024 with some exciting new additions by Laura Ford, Kenneth Armitage and William Tucker RA. Tickets can be purchased online or on arrival. Opening hours are Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm. For more information click ...

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Sunday 14th April 2024

On Sunday 14th April, 10am - 12.30pm Kunsthuis Gallery start with some short poses to warm up before settling into the long pose (2hrs 15min). Guidance and feedback on life drawing in small groups. Max 4 participants. £25 per session, including basic materials (newsprint, pencils, charcoal) and refreshments. Easels and boards available, bring your ...

A Taste of Art Cyanotype
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Wednesday 27th March 2024

A Taste of Art: Cyanotype. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS.Explore the cyanotype process, using natural chemicals that react with light rays to create unique blue and white prints. Combining the use of found objects, printed acetate stencils and drawing you will have the opportunity the create your own mini prints onto paper. 10:30 am ...

Hugo Dalton Ceres Light Drawing
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1st November 2023

Hugo Dalton Ceres Light Drawing. Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden YO7 1PL .This winter Thirsk Hall will be illuminated with the help of artist Hugo Dalton. Dalton has worked with major institutions such as the Chateau Versailles; The Fitzwilliam Museum; Blenheim Palace and the Royal Opera House to create captivating drawings which are projected onto ...

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Wednesday 16th August 2023

Fabric Sculpted Fairy Houses workshop at Rural Arts. Using fabric sculpting techniques, you will create your very own magical fairy house for your home or garden. In this workshop you will work with artist, Abigail Lagden, to learn basic fabric sculpting techniques, and use materials and embellishments to create a magical fairy house for your home ...

Drawing Urban Rooftops
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Wednesday 9th August 2023

Lose yourself in the beautiful architecture of rban rooftops of recognisable cities such as Oxford, London and Paris. In this class entitled 'Drawing Urban Rooftops' you will learn tips on perspective to recreate your urban rooftop scene and develop mark- making techniques to create different textures within your drawing. Use photographs or content ...

A Midsummer Night's Mischief
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Thursday 3rd August 2023

The fairies in the forest are starting a fight – but which side are you on? Team Titania or Team Oberon? Hoglets Theatre presents their interactive and larger-than-life version of Shakespeare’s summer comedy A Midsummer Night's Mischief – especially for young audiences. Expect wild characters, raucous singalong songs, puppets, stunts, and some frankly ...

Mosaic Garden Plaque
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Saturday 1st July 2023

Design a mosaic garden plaque to place in your garden or outside your home. Using vitreous glass and French porcelain, you will learn the intricate process of making mosaics.

In this workshop you’ll learn the process of making mosaics, with tips on design and style as well as lots of inspiration available. This workshop is particularly for ...

Mixed Media Workshop
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Wednesday 28th June 2023

Join Catherine, the June artist of the month in our Cafe Collection, to create a mixed media artwork in this fun, thought-provoking workshop.

During this workshop your tutor Catherine will guide you through every stage of creating a mixed media artwork in celebration of your own treasured memories and experiences.

We will use a range ...

Window Display Workshop
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Saturday 17th June 2023

Join Rural Arts and charity Never Such Innocence for a special creative workshop marking Armed Forces Day.

This special free workshop welcomes children, families and adults from across the community to create unique window displays to mark Armed Forces Day. The workshops are designed for everyone aged 6+, whether or not you’re ...

Eco Printing
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Saturday 17th June 2023

In this full-day summer workshop learn all about the unique process of eco-printing using leaves.

Your tutor Carol Ann, will guide you through the process of nature-based printing, by demonstrating the mordanting and steaming involved of the fabric and paper. The process is unpredictable and results in a subtle colour palette suggestive of ...

Life Drawing with Laraine Simpson
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Monday  5th June 2023

The summer term is back for Life Drawing with Laraine Simpson in Gallery One at Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden.We have afternoon (2pm) and evening (6.30pm) classes available which last 2.5 hours. Life Drawing is every Monday from 5th June - 10th July.The classes are suitable for all abilities and are recommended for 18+ years of age. Drawing materials ...

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