Wednesday, 2 February 2011

NOW BOOKING! Course list below...


June 18th - 19th - 'Nature of Seeing' with Cliff Wright the Harry Potter Illustrator - beginners welcome
July 16th - 17th - Cotswold Landscapes in Watercolour with Paul Weaver - intermediate
August 20th - 21st - Jewellery Workshop with Ruth Facey 'The Travelling Jeweller'
August 27th - 29th - Illustration & Watercolour with Cliff Wright - beginners welcome
September 3rd - 4th -  Jewellery Workshop with Ruth Facey 'The Travelling Jeweller'
September 17th -18th - An introduction to Stone Carving with Simon Keeley - beginners welcome

One-to-one Creative Mosaic

Mosaic is expressive and rewarding, so why not come and have a go at making your own special piece. Courses are held in the garden studio pictured below. One-to-one courses are held in this studio where you will have the benefit of individual tuition.


1 or 2 day courses from March to October (and on into November, weather permitting). Personally tutored in a relaxed and scenic location in Bourton on the Water. You will receive instruction on materials and shaping techniques and go on to pursue your own creative project.

Tutored by Jackie Isard

Art and Design at Bleinheim Palace 'Taste of Summer'

Bleinheim Palace hosts some of the UK’s finest contemporary artists and designers, featuring a vast selection of stylish work from around the country. They will be displaying original paintings, ceramics, furniture, jewellery, textiles, sculpture, glass, photography, silverware and much more. Many will be demonstrating their work and visitors will have the opportunity to get some hands on experience in some of the specialist workshops that will be running throughout the day. Cotswold Art Studio will be there demonstrating Mosaic making together with Simon Keeley (Stone Carver) and Paul Weaver (Water colour artist)

Saturday 28th May - Monday 30th May 10-6pm - advance tickets see website http://www.livingcrafts.co.uk/indexa.htm

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The Travelling Jeweller is coming to the Cotswolds!

Ruth facey 'The Travelling Jeweller' is joining us for the first time this year and we can't wait!
A brilliant teacher, she brings with her tools, experience, expertise and enthusiasm! The excitement of realising one’s creative potential has been experienced by many people at these workshops.
20th - 21st August and

3rd - 4th September
- see website for full details

Cliff Wright is back again!

Cliff's students from last year insisted we
brought him back!
Cliff Wright is a professional illustrator and sculptor. He is famous for his illustrations for the Harry Potter Books. This time Cliff will be running two courses with us. The 'Nature in Seeing' course - illustration for beginners and a Watercolour and Illustration course too. We welcome him back and look forward to seeing him in June.
18th - 19th June - Nature in Seeing - Illustration workshop

27th - 29th August - Illustration and Watercolour
See website for full details

Joining us again Paul Weaver - Watercolour painting

Paul joins us again due to popular demand!
Paul Weaver is a full-time artist, painting for commissions and exhibitions as well as demonstrating and running workshops for many art groups across the country. He is very enthusiastic about his teaching and keeps every student happy with his informal and friendly helpful manner.

Sat 16th - Sun 17th July - see website for full details

NEW this year Simon Keeley Stone Carving


Simon Keeley comes to the Cotswolds this year to teach Stone Carving. You may have seen him on Kirsties Homemade Homes featured helping Gabi and Luke to make some stone markers for their garden. He is a professional Stone Carver by profession, teaches at West Dean College, The Art Academy and also runs courses himself in Surrey.

We are privileged to have him on board!
Sat 18th - Sun 19th September - see website for full details