Art & Craft Classes in Nottingham

Whether you're new to arts and crafts or have experience but want to brush up on your skills, we have something for everyone to enjoy. All our classes and workshops are taught by professional tutors and many even include the use of specialist tools and equipment. We also provide tea, coffee and biscuits to help keep the creativity flowing.

Our weekly classes include:

  • - Drawing & painting
  • - Card making
  • - Silversmithing
  • - Mixed media

Our half & full day workshops include:

  • - Drawing & painting
  • - Card making
  • - Silversmithing
  • - Mixed media

We run regular full day and some half day Saturday workshops from either 10:30am-4:00pm or 10:30am-1:30pm. Prices range from £20 - £40 plus materials. Lunch can be ordered from The Local Not Global Deli who put together a special menu for us. Alternatively you can bring your own. We have a kitchen area with a fridge and microwave. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

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Alternatively call us on 0115 9223743.

 

Upcoming workshops & Classes


Silversmithing - ring with Jessica Noonan. Sat 15th April 10.30am-1.30pm. £25* + approx £15-£20** for materials.
This mini taster session is suitable for beginners and those who have been on a workshop/course before. Beginners will learn the basic techniques needed to produce a silver ring. You will be shown how to shape, solder and texture silver wire so that you leave with a beautiful handmade ring. For those with some prior experience you will have the opportunity to carry on with unfinished projects or make something new. Please email Jessica to discuss options. [email protected]

* Book both taster sessions for £40
** Cost will vary depending on how much silver, etc you use. As a rough guide we would recommend bringing around £20. Please bring cash to pay the tutor on the day.


Silversmithing - pendant with Jessica Noonan. Sat 6th May 10.30am-1.30pm. £25* + approx £15-£20** for materials.
This mini taster session is suitable for beginners and those who have been on a workshop/course before. Beginners will learn the basic techniques needed to produce a silver pendant. You will be shown how to shape, solder and texture silver sheet so that you leave with a beautiful handmade pendant. For those with some prior experience you will have the opportunity to carry on with unfinished projects or make something new. Please email Jessica to discuss options. [email protected]com

* Book both taster sessions for £40
** Cost will vary depending on how much silver, etc you use. As a rough guide we would recommend bringing around £20. Please bring cash to pay the tutor on the day.


Silversmithing - Fold forming with Jessica Noonan. Sat 27th May 10.30am-4pm. £40 + approx £25-£30 for materials.
On this 1 day workshop you will learn fold forming techniques. By hammering sheet metal in various ways you can achieve beautiful delicate organic shapes not usually associated with metal. You will learn the techniques using copper sheet before making your final piece (pendant or earrings) in sterling silver.

Drawing caricatures with Helen Nowell. Sat 13th May 10.30am-4pm. £40 (excl materials). 
We will be looking at how we can construct faces using shapes and learning base theories in caricatures. Look at which features to exaggerate, rather than distort, to make the subject recognisable. This is really about learning to see what makes people unique. Excersises will be provided to help develop this art of 'seeing'.

Painting birds in watercolour with Anjana Cawdell. Sat 10th June 10.30am-4pm. £40 (excl materials).
The workshop will begin with a brief introduction to materials such as different types of watercolour paper, paints and brushes. Most of the morning you will work through a few exercises addressing consistency of paint, use of water, brush control and various ways of creating texture effects. There will be a demonstration of painting birds in a loose style following which you will have the opportunity to create your own painting with guidance from the tutor. Paper will be available to purchase, but please bring paints, palette, brushes and any photo references that inspire you. 

To book a place call us on 0115 9223743. You will need to pay the workshop fee by cash or card to secure your place. Full refunds will be issued if the workshop is cancelled or if you cancel more than 2 weeks before. Cancellations less than 2 weeks before the workshop are refunded at our discretion .