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21st September

compiled by
Newbury & District
Arts Association
West Berkshire Museum

  22 September

Handmade Ceramics Candle Holder

Adult Workshop

10:00am
- 1pm

Starting with clay as the raw material, you will learn to make your own unique candle holder inspired by nature using a variety of techniques.



This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.



The ceramics will be taken away to be fired and glazed and will be ready for collection four weeks after the workshop.This workshop is suitable for complete beginners. The ceramics will be taken away to be fired and glazed and should be ready for collection four weeks after the workshop.



£48 per person


Tickets:
West Berkshire Museum

  26 September

Painting Birds

Adult Workshop

10:00am
- 3pm

Using specimens from the museum collection we will work with watercolour, pencil, pen and wash.  There will be individual help and group discussion around examples of work by painters of birds, looking particularly at interpretation of texture, light and shade in feathers and structure.  In the afternoon, there will be the opportunity to choose to continue to work indoors with your chosen specimen or (weather permitting) sketch birds by the Kennet and Avon canal.



Materials you need to bring: A3 or larger sketch book, watercolours and paintbrushes no.2 and no.5, drawing pen and 2B pencil.



All abilities welcome. Please bring your own lunch, refreshments and snacks will be available to purchase from the café.



About the tutor: Former Head of Art and county staff Development Advisor, North Essex Schools. Trained at Bath Academy of Art and Manchester High School of Art.



£20 per person


Tickets:

 

Continuing this week

New Era Players

  18 Aug - 22 Sep

Art in the Foyer - Jane Whitaker

Exhibition of paintings

10:30am

Serendipity:Emotional responses to the glories of autumn in landscape and environment. An exhibition of mixed media paintings by Jane Whitaker. Private View: Friday August 31st, 7-9 pm. Saturday Coffee Mornings: August 18th, 10.30 am - 12 noon   and September 22nd, 10.30 am - 12 noon, and at other times by arrangement with the artist.


Details:
is supported by:
West Berkshire District Council