4 Day Portrait Painting Course (24hr)

Join us in the studios of Gray's School of Art to concentrate on 4 days of portrait painting.

You will have an opportunity to gain tuition and experience in the subject from a successful portraitist artist.

Working directly from a professional model in the studio, an experience tutor will be on hand to encourage you to enhance your:

• Observational study of the sitter.
• Compositional arrangement.
• Paint application skills.
• Tonal appreciation.
• Colour mixing techniques.

4 Day Sculpting the Figure in Clay (24hr)

An opportunity to develop traditional clay sculpture from a life model.

Spend 4 Days in a Gray's School of Art studio shaping and exploring the soft and workable material of clay and the subject of figurative sculpture.

The course will begin with a series of quick sketches working directly from the figure followed by traditional clay sculpting and exploration of human proportion from the life model.

Students will be able to create torsos or full figures, drawing inspiration from artists such as Rodin, Degas, Giacometti, Hicks and Lamb.

4 Day Glass Fusing and Slumping (24hr)

Learn glass fusing and slumping with an experienced tutor on hand.

Spend four days at Gray's School of Art making a range of colourful decorative glass objects from tiles, suncatchers and panels to kiln formed bowls or intricate pieces of jewellery.
An opportunity to create a your own individual fused glass designs.

This course will teach students the basic techniques, hints and tips on how to create fused glass, making molds and then creating slumped glass objects.

Printed Textiles School: Make a Lampshade (24hr)

Spend four days at Gray's School of Art creating your own striking designs for a lampshade.

Learn the colourful art of printed textiles with an experienced lecturer on hand to guide you.

An opportunity to design and print your very own lampshades creating your own individual printed textiles designs.

This course will teach students the basic techniques, hints and tips on how to create printed textiles.

You will design, print and assemble two lampshades. You will:

Stories and songs

Stories and songs are a great gateway to language learning. You don’t need to be a Chinese speaker to enjoy our fun, interactive session of storytelling and songs, suitable for P1-P3 children and their parents and carers.