Wouldn't it be good to try out art materials without having to buy them first ?? Well our Taster Space now allows you the opportunity to do just that, whenever the shop is open. Come along and explore the materials.
For the month of August we will be offering Saturday afternoon taster sessions in DRAWING CHARCOALS. All materials and a cup of tea or coffee provided.
The Taster Session programme has been re-instigated under a new structure:
It will be held each Saturday afternoon from 13.30 to 15.30. Each month we will focus on one type of media, or you can bring along your own work.
To get us started, January will feature CHALKS.
We shall continue in February with OIL PASTELS
In March, we shall be trying WATERCOLOUR
In April, we will be playing with INKTENSE - these are versatile pencils that you can draw and paint with.
May we will be featuring COLOUR PENS - there are so many to choose from and our inspiration will come from creating Journals
June will feature how to use COLLAGE PAPERS
In July we shall be exploring how to use MONO PRINT
August's topic will be ZENTANGLE
In September we will be featuring DRAWING CHARCOALS.
In October we shall look at some of the different techniques of ACRYLICS
In November we shall be looking at drawing with COSMIC SHIMMERS
For December, we'll be looking at GLITTER BAUBLES, create something for the festive season!
We look forward to seeing you!
People of all ages are welcome to our Taster Sessions, although if you are under 16 you will need to be accompanied by an authorised adult.
If you would like to come you can just turn up on the day. Booking isn’t essential, but if you can give us a call on 873234 beforehand we will have an idea of the numbers attending. Thank you.
Whether you live in Orkney or are here as a visitor, you will be very welcome to come along to these sessions and try out the different materials and media.
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TASTER SESSIONS 2015
|7th February||Faber Castell Gelatoes|
|7th March||Tinted Charcoal Pencils|
|2nd May||InkTense Blocks|
|4th July||Acrylic Paints|
|1st August||Needle Felting|
|5th September||Needle Felting|
|3rd October||Needle Felting|
|7th November||Needle Felting|
|5th December||Needle Felting|
Taster Sessions 2014
|4th January||Gouache Paints|
|1st February||Pen & Ink|
|1st March||Needle Felting|
|5th April||Derwent Art Bars|
|3rd May||InkTense Bars|
|7th June||Gouache Paints|
|5th July||Ink Pens and Zentangle Art|
|2nd August||Twin Tip Pens|
|1st November||Ink Tense Pencils on Fabric|
|6th December||Festive Zentangle|
Taster Sessions 2013
|5th January||Derwent Art Bars|
|2nd February||Drawing Inks|
|2nd March||Aquatone Pencils|
|6th April||InkTense Pencils|
|4th May||Soft Pastels|
|1st June||Coloured Charcoals|
|6th July||Gouache Paints|
|3rd August||Ink Pens & Zentangle design|
New Promarker Pens
|5th October||Water Soluble Sketching Pencils|
|2nd November||Twin Tip Pens|
|7th December||Ink Tense Blocks|
Taster Sessions 2012
|7th January||Aquatone Pencils|
|4th February||Oil pastels|
|3rd March||Inktense pencils|
|7th April||Pen and Ink|
|5th May||Derwent Art Bars|
|2nd June||Charcoal and Graphite|
|4th August||Inktense Blocks|
|8th September||InkTense Pencils|
|3rd November||Twin Tip Pens|
|1st December||Mixed Media|
Taster Sessions 2011
|22nd January||Twin Tip Felt Pens|
|26 February||Inktense Pencils|
|26 March||Tinted Charcoal Pencils|
|23 April||Pastel Pencils|
|4th June||Collage & Mixed Media|
|6th August||Inktense Blocks|
|3rd September||Twin Tip Felt Pens|
|1st October||Soft Pastels|
|5th November||Aquatone Pencils|
|3rd December||Oil Pastels|
Taster Sessions 2010
|3rd April||Soft Pastels|
|1st May||Pencil & Charcoal|
|5th June||Oil Pastels|
|3rd July||Coloured Inks|
|4th September||Graphite & Charcoal|
|2nd October||Acrylic Paints|
|6th November||Oil Paints|
|4th December||Mixed Media|