Workshop: Watercolour Christmas Cards Tutor: Ian Scott Massie Duration: 1 day Level: Great fun for everyone Description: A great day out with drinks, biscuits, mince pies and homemade lunch all included. A summary of how the day will run is on the next page. A day of design and fun with different materials and techniques. Go home with a range of your own handmade Christmas cards. By the end of the course you will be able to: Design and create a range of cards from simple themes Plan for hand painted mass production Reduce design iconography to simple effective forms What to bring with you: If you are already experienced in watercolour, please bring your usual gear including: A selection of whatever brushes you usually use including a No. 1 (very thin), a rigger (long and thin), a medium round, size No. 4-6, and a large round or flat brush A large sketch book, pencil,ruler, drawing pens and rubber A selection of watercolours.At least five sheets of watercolour paper (no smaller than 10” x 8”) of at least 140 lb. (The weight is usually given on the cover of a pad.) If you are a beginner, don’t worry there will be brushes and materials available for you to use or buy. Please call if you have any queries – we look forward to seeing you on the day. A Typical ArtisOn Experience…. A great day out…. A day at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the guidance, environment and the time to create. It will be a relaxed and sociable day of learning, experimenting, picking up and sharing ideas. There will be fresh coffee, Yorkshire tea, herbal teas and soft drinks available throughout the day. Plus you can indulge yourself a little with our delicious treaty cakes (including seasonal mince pies), our fresh and varied homemade lunches and a regular favourite - the renowned local Brymor ice cream. A typical day would run something like this… 9:30 – 9:45am Arrive and meet other participants over tea or coffee and biscuits. 10:00am Workshop Session 1 11:15am Take a break, chat about your ideas over a traditional elevenses and mince pies! 11:30am Workshop Session 2 12:45pm Lunch – varies according to the season but could be homemade soup, sandwiches with traditional locally made bread, imaginative quiches or hot food followed by puds or locally made Brymor ice cream ands sometimes a selection local cheeses. Get to know the group over the locally produced North Yorkshire fare, take a stroll or simply chill out. 1:45pm Workshop Session 3 3:00pm Take a break for afternoon tea and refuel with more cakes and pastries. 3:15pm Workshop Session 4 4:00pm Workshop wrap up 4:15pm Load up and leave Don’t forget to contact us is you have any special dietary requirements, likes or dislikes.
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