February

Monday 18th- PM
Creative Writing workshop
Monday 18th
Time:2.0. - 4.0.pm
Cost:£3 per person
Available places:10
Tutor: Carole Hopkin

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop Code:  AD001

INFORMATION

This weekly, Creative Writing course will cover the writing of journals, short stories, novels, screenplays and poetry. Various techniques can be tried out each week with optional exercises. There will be weekly discussions on classical and modern writers, favourite authors and books.

Beginners are most welcome.

 

Half Day Workshops for 8 people

Running every Monday morning for 6 weeks - please pay on the day.

February

Photographing Your Own Artwork
Tuesday 19th February
Time: 2.5 hours 10:30 - 13:00
Cost: £25
Available places: 8

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop Code:  AD001

INFORMATION

No need for hi-tech kit - your phone camera will do! This is a workshop for artists who want to provide better images of their art to galleries and other bodies.
You don’t need to be a professional photographer to take good photographs of your work. This workshop will give you the tips and tricks you need to provide clear, crisp photographs with any camera and especially your mobile phone.
You will also learn about some of the important terms in digital photography that galleries and others ask for when submitting images - resolution, dpi, etc. - and how to prepare your images as requested.

Half Day Workshop for 8 people

Workshop code: AD001


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February

Introduction to Drawing – Pencil and Charcoal
Tuesday 19 th
Time: 1.30 -4.30
Cost: £15 plus Materials £6
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP006

INFORMATION

Learn how to develop your drawing skills in this invigorating and inspiring workshop.

 

Half Day Workshop for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP006


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February

Weekly Sessions with Leanne Vaughan-Philipps MA, PGCE, BA Hons
February 19th,  26th, March 5th, 12th, 19th - 5 to 7pm

Wk 1 - Creating a composition - understanding balance and rhythm

Wk 2 - Underdrawing and preparatory painting

Wk 3 - Developing the painting

Wk 4 - Refining the painting

Wk 5 - Completing the painting

Course Cost: £75 plus Materials £25
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps MA, PGCE, BA Hons

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP011

INFORMATION

Still life development. Create a still life painting from initial sketch to finished painting in 5 weeks. Working from a Still Life composition, you can develop your drawing and painting skills with helpful tuition and guidance.

 

Five Week Workshop Course for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP011


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March

Fused Fabric Collage Workshop
Tuesday 12 th March
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £35
Available places: 6
Tutor: Bethan Ash

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: BA006

INFORMATION

Create improvised textile art using fusible collage construction as a fresh way to look at the design process. In this relaxing and inspiring workshop, you will design and complete a small block or collage which can be used as a starting point for a larger project This is a great workshop for developing new directions in colour, working in a series, and experimenting with silk, cotton and other fibres. The techniques and ideas that Bethan teaches here form the basis for much of her work.

Bethan Ash fused collage workshop

Full Day Workshop for 6 people

Workshop code: BA006


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March

Introduction to Pastels
Tuesday 19 th
Time: 1.30 -4.30
Cost: £15 plus Materials £6
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP007

INFORMATION

Learn how to use chalk or oil Pastels in this informative and inspiring workshop.

 

HalfDay Workshop for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP007


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March

Tee shirt printing workshop
Saturday 23 rd March
Time: 10 -12am – 1 -3pm
Cost: £12 per session including materials
Available places: 6
Tutor: Vivian Rhule

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: VR010

INFORMATION

Bring along a t shirt and learn the art of stenciling fabric. This 2-hour workshop is ideal for absolute beginners, so if you’ve never picked up an art knife before, never fear! From sketching to cutting to spraying, all secrets of this DIY process will be revealed, and you too can make your own stencilled t shirt masterpiece.

 

Two Half Day Workshops for 6 people

Morning Workshop -  code: VR010a

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Afternoon Workshop - Code: VR010pm

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March

Plain air painting workshop at the Gnoll
Saturday 30 th March
Time: 10am – 3pm
Cost: £35
Available places: 10
Tutor: Hilary Branston

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: HB

INFORMATION

Create a wonderful scene inspired by the beauty of the Gnoll using watercolours.
Course requirements: Watercolours in pans or tubes, Plastic palette with wells, pencil B is ideal and a craft knife to sharpen it. A soft rubber, Brushes and brush holder.

A board to lean on made of mdf or ply, Masking tape to attach the paper to the board, A3 good quality Watercolour paper and small pieces of scrap watercolour paper, A portable easel, 2 jam jars or white enamel cups or white thick plastic cups, A tiny sponge with small holes (a real sea sponge) and a folding chair.

 

Full Day Workshop for 10 people

Workshop code: HB003


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April

Introduction to Mixed media
Tuesday 23rd
Time: 1.30 -4.30
Cost: £15 plus Materials £6
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP008

INFORMATION

Learn how to use mixed media techniques to create stunning works of art in this inspiring workshop.

 

Half Day Workshop for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP008


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April

Easter Egg Making Workshop
Saturday 13thApril
Time:10 -12am – 1 -3pm
Cost: including materials
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Vivian Rhule

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: VR011am and VR011pm

INFORMATION

Showcase your creativity and unleash your aesthetic sense by making your own Easter egg with a beautiful assortment of patterns, shapes and colors!

Whether you like glitter, stenciling or the vinegar-based dyes that you used when you were a child, you are sure to find a decorating idea that you will love in this workshop.

 

Two Half Day Workshops for 6 people

Morning Workshop - Code: VR011am

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Afternoon Worksop - Code: VR011pm

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April

Mosaic Making for your Garden
Tuesday 9thApril
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £ 35 -including materials
Available places: 6
Tutor: Bethan Ash

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: BA007

INFORMATION

Why not treat yourself to a mosaic workshop session? Students will learn the basic cutting techniques and will be shown the direct method, for creating their own mosaic plant pot or planter using Vintage China and ceramic tiles.

 

Full Day Workshops for 6 people

Workshop code: BA007


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April

Introduction to Acrylics
Tuesday 23rdApril
Time: 1.30 -4.30
Cost: £15 plus materials £6
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP009

INFORMATION

Learn how to use acrylic paints in this informative and inspiring workshop. There will be a small fee of £6 for materials.

 

Half Day Workshops for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP009


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April

Plein air painting workshop at the Gnoll
Saturday 27thApril
Time: 10am – 3pm
Cost: £35
Available places: 10
Tutor: Hilary Branston

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: HB004

INFORMATION

Create a wonderful scene inspired by the beauty of the Gnoll using watercolours.

Course requirements: Watercolours in pans or tubes, plastic palette with wells, pencil - B is ideal and a craft knife to sharpen it. A soft rubber, brushes in a brush holder as they are easily damaged, a board to lean on made of mdf or ply, masking tape to attach the paper to the board, A3 good quality watercolour paper and small pieces of scrap watercolour paper, a portable easel, 2 jam jars or white enamel cups or white thick plastic cups, a tiny sponge with small holes (a real sea sponge), a folding chair.

 

Full Day Workshops for 10 people

Workshop code: HB004


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May

Introduction to Mixed Media
Tuesday 21stMay
Time: 1.30 -4.30
Cost:£15 plus materials £6
Available places: 6 - 8
Tutor: Leanne Vaughan-Philipps

Venue - Queen St Gallery

44 Queen Street

Neath, SA11 1DL.

Workshop code: LVP010

INFORMATION

Learn how to use mixed media in this informative and inspiring workshop. There will be a small fee of £6 for materials.

 

Half Day Workshops for 8 people

Workshop code: LVP010


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