The first out-of-London showing of the very latest exhibition of images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards, celebrating the beauty and diversity of British wildlife and the talent, artistry and determination of the photographers who created them. A fantastic book of the competition (pictured) is available in our shop SEE THE WINNERS HERE
Light, colour and reflections of the sun can change the landscape dramatically. Working with lots of coloured organza’s to give light and colour to the picture, metallic fabrics to give the sparkle to the water. With a few hand dyed fabrics, bought fabric and fusible web for the appliqué you will create the spectacular vivid colours of the setting sun, making the sky and sea look as if they are on fire. The stark contrast of the dark reflections and foreground. Gold metallic fabric is used for the golden glow of the sun. Hand stitching and free machine embroidery will be used to further enhance your picture.
This is a two day course that will show you how to sketch landscapes and architecture with waterproof black ink pen and watercolour wash. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to use the pen with watercolour paint both before and after painting. Techniques taught will include colour mixing, brush technique, light and dark, drawing with a pen and how to loosen up to achieve expressive sketches. By the end of the course you will have produced a few sketches to take home with you. Suitable for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.
Join us for a Christmas celebration with an evening of festive music, readings and carols with the Gloucester and District Christian Choir. Mince pies and mulled wine included in the buffet. An evening not to be missed with an enthusiastic group of local community singers under their Musical Director, Pamela Dewick.