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Adult Courses

Arts and Crafts

Marlborough College Summer School:

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11th July - 7th August 2021

Adult Courses

Arts and Crafts

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Mosaic Magic

Mosaic Magic

New for 2021

COURSE No. 55

TUTOR: Karen Wones

Are you inspired by colour and design, but somewhat terrified of art? In this introductory mosaic course, you will choose an image and learn how to design and make it into a beautiful piece of art for your home. Various images and example mosaics will be available to inspire you. The tutor will also provide all tools and materials, including beautiful glass...

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Stained Glass Panel

Stained Glass Panel

COURSE No. 56

TUTOR: Jeannette Therrien

In this introductory course, you will make a stained glass panel to take home. The tutor will explore topics with you relating to cutting glass and making a pattern, stretching and shaping lead came, soldering techniques, cementing and polishing. The tools and equipment required for leaded light work are also covered and you will learn how to recognise the characteristics of different types...

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An Introduction to Hand Building with Clay

An Introduction to Hand Building with Clay

New for 2021

COURSE No. 57

TUTOR: Jacqui Melhuish

Clay is a unique material allowing many possibilities for personal expression. This course focusses on learning how to master essential hand building techniques while also incorporating exciting explorations in surface pattern, colour and texture. The tutor will give demonstrations throughout and provide you with technical handouts. Over your five sessions, she will enable you to complete several pottery projects and learn new skills...

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Mosaic Art

Mosaic Art

COURSE No. 58,59

TUTOR: Anna Burzec

During this course, you will discover the art of creating bespoke mosaics. You will cover the design, processing of materials and make a mosaic to take home. There will be examples of the tutor's work on display to inspire you and a choice of materials to allow you to make something special for your home. In particular, you will be working with...

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Kiln Formed Glass for Intermediates

Kiln Formed Glass for Intermediates

COURSE No. 60

TUTOR: Jeannette Therrien

This course is for students who have some previous experience in working with kiln formed or stained glass. There will be a talk on glass compatibility, discussion on the different firing programmes for the kiln and observation of how the glass behaves during the firing cycle. You will be fusing and then slumping glass into a mould to make a plate, and...

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Mosaic Wildlife: Feathers or Fur

Mosaic Wildlife: Feathers or Fur

New for 2021

COURSE No. 61

TUTOR: Emma Abel

Stir up your inner artist and get snapping! Try your hand at creating a mosaic of your favourite wild creature, focussing on either a full body, or a head portrait where more detail can be achieved. At beginner or intermediate level, you will be taken through the mosaic process of design, colour, cut, shape, place, fix and grout. Working on a board,...

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The Magic of Polymer Clay: Fabulous Fabric Inspirations

The Magic of Polymer Clay: Fabulous Fabric Inspirations

COURSE No. 62

TUTOR: Sally Boehme

Polymer clay is a malleable, mixable material available in a rainbow of colours and glittery, metallic inclusions that can be combined with other media and hardened in a domestic oven. This course will take inspiration from knitted and stitched fabrics as well as stripes and marbling patterns for projects to create jewellery and other decorative items. You will learn how to use...

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Enjoy the Potter's Wheel

Enjoy the Potter's Wheel

New for 2021

COURSE No. 63

TUTOR: Mary Thorne

This course is for anyone with a keen interest in learning or improving their skills on the potter's wheel. You will learn how to throw, make, turn and finish pots using the wheel. The tutor will guide you through making various forms and teach you new techniques and short cuts in a fun and relaxing environment. You will have use of your...

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Create with Clay

Create with Clay

New for 2021

COURSE No. 64

TUTOR: Mary Thorne

This course is suitable for all abilities and offers a taster in a variety of pottery techniques as well as a great opportunity to be creative with clay in a fun and relaxing environment. You will work on the potter's wheel, use slabs and coils and do some hand building. The tutor will guide you with demonstrations, examples and ideas. All materials...

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Picture Framing

Picture Framing

New for 2021

COURSE No. 65

TUTOR: Colin Macintyre

This course provides an introduction for anyone wishing to learn picture framing as a hobby or as a gateway to a home based business. Please bring along a small picture, ideally no bigger than A4, that you would like to frame. By the end of the course, you will have framed your picture in a wooden frame with a bevel edged mount...

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Beyond the Spoon: Love Spoons, Kuksa and More

Beyond the Spoon: Love Spoons, Kuksa and More

COURSE No. 66

TUTOR: Richard Janes

This course is about making. Using a range of hand tools and some simple power tools, you will learn all the skills you need to make beautiful handcrafted vessels and utensils, which could include love spoons and Kuksa: the traditional Lapland wooden cup. The tutor will cover the safe use of carving tools and you will experience working with different timbers and...

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Spoon Carving: How to Make Unique Utensils

Spoon Carving: How to Make Unique Utensils

COURSE No. 67

TUTOR: Richard Janes

Using traditional hand tools, you will learn all the skills you need to make beautiful handcrafted spoons, including love spoons, spatulas and spurtles. The tutor will cover the safe use of carving tools, the working of different timbers and why some are better than others, how to realise your ideas, ergonomics and functionality of design and finishing techniques. By the end of...

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