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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.

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Upcoming Workshops

Willow Weaving Animal Sculptures 2023

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 2023

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 basket. 

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

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Stick Your Neck Out
Painting Wo
rkshop


Thursday 19th January
Thursday 16th February
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.

 

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.


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Highland Cow
Painting Workshop


Thursday 23rd February
Thursday 16th March 
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.

 

Following on with our Funky Animal Series of painting workshops let us introduce you to this magnificenly shaggy Highland Cow. He is really fun to paint and to get free and let yourself go!

 

Using Acrylic paints and the simple grid system you will be shown how to sketch and paint this wonderous beast in colours of your own choice onto a canvas that you can take home to pop on your walls.

Suitable for beginners


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Mosaic Workshop
with Montet Design


Dates:
Friday 10th March
Friday 12th May
10.00am until 4.00pm
Venue: Binghams Park Farm Farmhouse.
Potten End Hill,
Water End, Hemel Hem
pstead
HP1 3BN
COST: £75  includes all materials,
beverages and biscuits.
Please bring your own lunch.
TO BOOK: Please contact Audrey
on 07762 875226  or
email: audrey@montetdesigns.co.uk

 

We love seeing what everyone produces from the delicious little tiles that Audrey brings along with her.Using excellent instruction from Audrey, you will learn how to create a succesfull design using templates and professional tile nippers to snip and place your tiles.We have added extra time to enable you to finish your creations on the day.Sessions are very relaxed and welcoming. Suitable for complete beginners and those already experienced in mosaic making.

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Needle Felting Workshop

DATES:  Thursday 6th April

10.00am untill 5.00pm

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

top right of the page 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 & DANDY who will give us step by step instructions on

how to Needle Felt and complete these super little Blue Tits on a Cotton reel. 

Alison won Kirsty's Homemade Christmas with her clever Needle Felting, so we are always delighted that she can spare the time to come and tutor for us.

Suitable for all abilities, beginners most welcome.

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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 top right 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.

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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 top right 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.

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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 top right 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 form at the top of the page. 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.

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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. 

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