THE WYE VALLEY ARTS CENTRE,

LLANDOGO, MONMOUTHSHIRE

Tel 01594 530214/01594 530758

email www.info@wyearts.co.uk

 

 

THE WYE VALLEY ARTS CENTRE                                               

LLANDOGO, MONMOUTHSHIRE

 

The Wye Valley Arts Centre in the heart of the

picturesque village of Llandogo is an inspiring

environment with excellent studio facilities and

an ideal place for students to enjoy a wide range 

of courses which includes Painting, Drawing, 

Sculpture, Ceramics and Floristry.

Beginners and improvers are very welcome

on all the courses as all will enjoy the individual

attention which the tutors can give to small

groups of students. There are 1, 2 and 4 day

courses and  weekly classes. Please ask for

further details. We hope you will find an

opportunity to come to The Wye Valley Arts Centre

to enjoy our beautiful inspirational surroundings

– the perfect creative environment.

The Wye Valley Arts Centre is Supported by the holiday lets at the Coach House Cottages, Mork, St Briavels so please visit the website www.viewpointholidays.com

 

We are also very pleased to announce this year the registration of the charity for disadvantaged children, Kidzart.  The object of this charity is to advance education in the arts for the public benefit among economically and socially disadvantaged children primary school children in Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and neighbouring

counties by providing them with access to free creative arts based activities including visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture and crafts), drama, dance, music, singing and cookery where their access to such activities would ordinarily

be limited and to develop their skills and interests in the arts.

 

Please let us know if you would like to be on the mailing list for Kidzart or Wye Valley Arts Centre or both.

 

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The Wye Valley Arts Centre


is located between Chepstow and Monmouth on

the A466 in the heart of the village of  Llandogo in

the beautiful Wye Valley, the border between England

and Wales. It is easily accessible by car being

approximately 45 mins from Bristol and Cardiff,

1.5 hours from Birmingham and 2.5 hours from London.

Guests arriving by public transport

(British Rail or National Express) may arrive in

Chepstow or Lydney from where the Centre

may be reached by bus route 69 or taxi.

 

Please ask for further details

Wye Valley Arts Centre,

Llandogo

Monmouthshire

 

NP25 4TW

 

Tel: 01594 530214 / 01594 530758

e-mail info@wyearts.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAMME OF COURSES 2021

 

 

AUTUMN 2021

 

PAINTING AND DRAWING 1 DAY CLASS                    Ann Hulme

SATURDAYS 6 NOVEMBER AND 7 DECEMBER

9.30 - 4.00

£55 for all day session

 

MAKING A CHRISTMAS/WINTER DOOR WREATH    Alison Chisnall

SATURDAY 13 NOVEMBER 9.30 - 4.00

£55 for all day session

 

PLAY  WITH CLAY  FOR A DAY                                  Val Welham

SATURDAY  9.30 - 4.00 20 NOVEMBER

£55 for one day workshop    

 

DRAWING FROM NATURE                                          Jo Beal

SATURDAY  10,00 - 4.00 27 NOVEMBER

£55 for one day workshop

 

PAINTING AND DRAWING  FRIDAY CLASSES          Ann Hulme

FRIDAYS        9.30 – 12.30 

5 and 12 NOVEMBER 

£28 for each 3 hr session 

 

One day courses include 6 hours tuition, morning coffee and afternoon tea.  Lunch is self-catering and students may like to bring a packed lunch. ½ day courses include Coffee and/or tea and biscuits.

 

Accommodation is available in our own self catering accommodation, The Dovecote Cottage sleeps up to 9 and The Coachman’s Cottage sleeps up to 5, for information please go to www.viewpointholidays.com

 

 

                                   

COURSE DETAILS

 

If you require further information on any of the courses we shall be very pleased to hear from you so please send an email or give us a call.

 

 

ANN HULME

 

DRAWING AND PAINTING

Art is inspiring; to be able to render form, to give shape to ideas, to bring into existence the illusion of reality through painting and drawing seems like magic.

Some part of it is magic, but the rest can be taught.

The basic approach to it all, to seeing, is applying relative measurement, learning perspective, foreshortening and handling space, and this is what

we shall be applying on these courses. Working with colour follows from basic drawing. Painting on these courses can be in watercolour, acrylics or oil paint . 

Remember it is all to enjoy. There are stages as in everything and you can make good progress in a short space of time if you apply the basic formal elements.

 

VAL WELHAM 

 

CLAY DAYS

Working from various sources; photographs, objects, nature, you will be encouraged to experiment with abstract forms as well as literal interpretations.
Students who have a specific piece of work in mind that they would like to produce will be assisted by the tutor in any techniques that might be needed.
Complete beginners and those with some  experience are welcome on the course

 

 

 ALISON CHISNALL

 

FLORISTRY 

Students should bring with them what they can from thefollowing list but the tutor will have items for sale at cost or florist’s scissors to  borrow.1.CHRISTMAS/WINTER DOOR WREATHFlorist’s scissors, Copper frame, sphagnum moss,cinnamon sticks, dried orange slices, pine cones, berries,holly, ivy, common spruce (60 to 80 sprigs)

 

JO BEAL

 

DRAWING FROM NATURE

On this course we shall explore and capture theform, colour, textures and shapes of plants andflowers using a range of pens, pencils and markmaking tools in the fun and experimentalworkshop. With late summer plants and flowers as our inspiration, including some of the local flora from the Wye Valley and the Arts Centre’s own orchard, we shall begin the day drawingfrom observation using found mark making tools to capture the main characteristics of our beautiful, natural subjects. Gradually, we will hone in on textures, colours and markings using coloured pencils and chalk pastels. This workshop is suitable for beginners and anyone wanting to

develop their skills. Throughout the day we will explore a number of drawing techniques, for example line

drawing, crosshatching and shading. With top tips on tools and techniques you will gain confidence in your drawing, make new friends and have fun along the way! Materials can be provided at cost by Jo payableon the day or please bring your own and a list can be sent to you at the time of booking.

 

SOME EXAMPLES OF WORK DURING THE DAY AND THE TOOLS YOU WILL USE. 

 

 

A collection of work from one of our tutors, Ann Hulme

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work done by students