Hawkwood College

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Hawkwood College
Painswick Old Road
Stroud
GL6 7QW

Tel: 01453 759034

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Arts and Crafts Courses

Stroud

Dates: Fri 30 Nov - Sat 30 Nov

We warmly invite you to come to Hawkwood for our arts and crafts series. All are welcome - no experience necessary.

Working with the hands with crafts or painting can help those who suffer from anxiety, depression or chronic pain, experts say. It can also improve hand-eye coordination, ease stress, increase happiness and protect the brain from damage caused by ageing. Neuroscientists are beginning to see how finely detailed work like embroidery induce a natural state of “zen” or mindfulness. At times of economic stress and social upheaval, people tend towards doing craftwork. Creating something original of our own makes us feel good. Come and learn a new skill and have fun in the process!

Led by expert tutors, the residential weekends begin with supper together on Friday evening (unless otherwise indicated) and continues with making, creating and instruction interspersed with further delicious home-cooked meals and refreshments.

All our craft tutors are practising artists with experience in teaching people of all abilities and levels of experience. Materials are usually included, and sometimes we ask you to bring an apron if necessary. 

Whittling in Wood 8 December

Soapmaking Day 8 December

Soulscapes Painting Day 9 December

Ancient Byzantine Icon Painting 9/12/18 - 16/12/18

Lifelines – Midwinter Drawing retreat 13-16 December

The Good Messenger - A dark Angels Writing Workshop 18/01/2019 - 20/01/2019

The Art of Portrait Photography 26/01/2019

Transforming the Photographic Image 27/01/2019

Blacksmithing Day 16/02/2019, 23/03/2019, 24/03/2019, 01/06/2019, 06/07/2019, 07/07/2019, 28/09/2019, 26/10/2019, 30/11/2019

Exquisite Japanese Embroidery 04/03/2019 - 07/03/2019, 09/06/2019 - 13/06/2019, 10/11/2019 - 14/11/2019

Weaving the Line: Drawing with Paper, Cloth and Thread 22/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

Mindful Drawing 12/04/2019 - 14/04/2019

The Art of Woodblock Printmaking 03/05/2019 - 05/03/2019

Textile Workshop 12/05/2019 - 14/05/2019

Introduction to Watercolour Painting 29/06/2019 - 30/06/2019 

Painting with Oils and Palette Knife 06/07/2019 - 07/07/2019

Indian Block Printing 13/07/2019

Stunning Forged Jewellery 09/10/2019 - 10/10/2019

Create a Singing Bowl 10/10/2019 - 13/10/2019

Icon Painting in the Russian Byzantine Style 15/12/2019 - 21/12/2019

Looking forward to seeing you soon! 

Spouses and partners are very welcome to come and share in accommodation and meals and special rates. If coming from a distance to a one-day course, please ask about accommodation.

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Hawkwood College

Hawkwood is an ethical centre providing courses, facilitating training and offering venue hire set in a stunning location in the Cotswolds.

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