Arty Farty Workshops from Gill Masters Art

 "I believe everyone can paint, if you can hold a pen and write your name, then you have control of an action, it’s up to us to find your style"

Join in the fun at one of our Arty Farty workshops or weekly art classes, taking place in Water End, Hertfordshire.

Upcoming Workshops

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Willow Weaving Animal Sculptures

Come  along  for the day, the last Saturday of the month and

 

learn how to weave an Animal Sculpture in willow. Over the

 

last few months we have had numerous, Herons, Hares a

 

leaping, moon gazing., boxing and sitting, chickens galore,

 

piggies,stags heads, rabbits, squirrels and lizards to name a

 

few!

 

You name it Natalie can probably help you make it!

Willow Basket Making Sundays

On the last Sunday of the month we welcome you to our Willow Weaving Basket Workshop, shopping baskets/frame baskets, plant baskets. You will go home with a super 

I have had the pleasure of working with Natalie Mclay of Trottiscliffe Willow for a few years, Natalie regularly has her work exhibited at Hampton Court and RHS shows. A great tutor who works well in groups, making sure each individual gets the right amount of help. You will have great fun, learn a new skill and take your own animal sculpture or basket home.

WILLOW WEAVING

WORKSHOPS 2023

Last Weekend of the month

Saturdays Animal Sculpture

Sundays Basket Making

DATES:

Sat January 28th Animal Sculpture

Sun January 29th Basket Making

Sat March 25th Animal Sculpture

Sun March 26th Basket Making

Sat April 29th Animal Sculpture

Sun April 30th Basket Making

Sat May 27th Animal Sculpture

Sun May 28th Basket Making

Sat June 24th Animal Sculpture

Sun June 25th Basket Making

More Dates to come later in the year

COST: £70.00

Arty Farty - Where The Magic Happens

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What a lot of fun this workshop is.

Using Acrylic paints and a simple grid system

 

you will be shown different fun techniques and

 

skills on how to paint a funky long necked bird

 

or animal onto a long canvas using the colours

 

of your choice. 

You will end up with a super piece of artwork

 

to take home a pop on your wall.

Suitable for beginners.

Stick Your Neck Out
Painting Workshop

Thursday 24th Nov

Thursday 1st Dec
10.00am until 5.00pm


Venue: Binghams Park Farm
Farmhouse.
Potten End Hill, Water End,
Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BN
COST: £50 includes all
materials, beverages and
biscuits, please bring your
own lunch.
TO BOOK: Please fill in the booking
Form above right or contact Gill
to book your place. A deposit is asked to secure each booking.
Arty Farty - Where The Magic Happens

Needle Felting Workshop

DATES:  Saturday 28th November

VENUE: Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse,

Potten End Hill, Water End, Hemel Hempstead,

HP1 3BN

COST: £60.00 Includes all materials, beverages

and biscuits, please bring your own lunch.

TO BOOK: Please fill in the booking form

opposite or contact Gill to book your place.

A deposit will be required for all bookings

in advance of the workshop.

Come and join us with Alison and Nic of FELT AND DANDY who will guide us step by step to make and finish these delightful little Robins on a cotton reel. Alison appeared and won Kirsty's Homemade Christmas with her delightful Needle Felting. You will as ever, have a great day, learn a new skill and take home your little Hares Head. Suitable for all abilities, beginners most welcome.

Arty Farty - Where The Magic Happens

Clay Relief Workshops

DATES: 

To be confirmed

10.00 untill 4.30pm

VENUE: Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse,

Potten End Hill, Water End, Hemel Hempstead,

HP1 3BN

COST: £50.00 Includes all materials, including a 

finishing pack to take home, beverages

and biscuits, please bring your own lunch.

TO BOOK: Please fill in the booking form

opposite or contact Gill to book your place.

A deposit will be required for all bookings

in advance of the workshop.

Come along for the day and learn how to make your own beautiful wild plant plaster casts using clay, plaster, plants and flowers.

In the morning we will collect plant material from around the farm and experiment back in the studio with placement and design to creat small castings.

In the afternoon you will make your final larger piece to frame.

Arty Farty - Where the Magic Happens

Cyanotype Printing Workshops

DATES: 

Summer dates to be confirmed

VENUE: Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse,

Potten End Hill, Water End, Hemel Hempstead,

HP1 3BN

COST: £50.00 Includes all materials, beverages

and biscuits, please bring your own lunch.

TO BOOK: Please fill in the booking form

opposite or contact Gill to book your place.

A deposit will be required for all bookings

in advance of the workshop.

Come along for the day and be introduced to the magical world of Cyanotype. 

You will make your own beautiful prints and cards from feathers, flowers, leaves and grasses that we forage from the countryside, We will be using Cyanotype chemicals, water and sunshine to create the Cyan blue "blue print" images.

Arty Farty - Where the Magic Happens

Eco Printing Workshops.

New Dates to be agreed for late spring, summer 

and autumn 2023

VENUE: Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse,

Potten End Hill, Water End, Hemel Hempstead,

HP1 3BN

COST: £50.00 Includes all materials, beverages

and biscuits, please bring your own lunch.

We had so much fun with this magical workshop

last year and can't wait to hold it again.

You will learn how to produce your own beautiful

and individual natural prints for your wall and

greeting cards, we even had someone produce a lampshade from we they printed last year. We forage for leaves and flowers from around the garden and farmland before taking them back to the Arty Farty Studio to create our bundles for boiling in the cauldron (told you it was magic) using mordants. After a while when removed we unwrap them to see what wonders we have produced.

TO BOOK: Please fill in the booking form

opposite or contact Gill to book your place.

A deposit will be required for all bookings

in advance of the workshop.

More dates can be added.

Please let us know if we can help you.

Do please register with the website above right. This way, we can keep you up to date on new workshops

 when we get confirmation of dates.

We look forward to seeing you here at the Arty Farty Studio, Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse, Potten End Hill, Water End , Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP1 3BN 

Arty Farty - Where The Magic Happens.

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Weekly Classes

ARTY FARTY TUESDAYS

10AM - 1PM / 2PM – 5PM or all day 

£10 per session or £15 for the day

For artists and students with lots or just some experience who are looking to paint on a weekly basis in beautiful surroundings with other likeminded people. Please bring your own materials. 

 

ARTY FARTY WEDNESDAYS

10AM - 1PM or 2PM – 5PM

£25 per session

Lessons for students who want to learn to paint. Materials provided for the first 2 lessons. 

 

ARTY FARTY Monthly Workshops

Once a month – Learn new techniques, styles and arts with guest artists. These workshops cover all creativity from Willow Weaving & clay workshops to painting and printing. Please contact Gill for more information or have a look at our workshops section. 

Tea, coffee refreshments and loads of encouragement provided on all days. If you are here for the day, please bring your own lunch. 

Talk to us if you have any other requirements, birthday parties, family hobby days, hen do's etc 

To Book any of these classes, please contact Gill.