Arts and Crafts
There are lots of courses on this page - There is a summary list to help you find your course more easily.
Acrylic PaintingThis fascinating course will help you to further your knowledge and skills using Acrylic paints, and supported by an experienced and professional artist.
Botanical Painting for BeginnersA great new course to help you learn the specialist techniques for botanical painting
Craft & Company: Bournemouth This fun and friendly course will help you to discover and explore your creative side using a variety of tools and materials to make different homemade items.
Creative WatercoloursA fascinating course which will help you to explore and begin to understand the techniques of painting with watercolours in a relaxed and supportive environment.
Drawing and PaintingThis great creative arts course will introduce you to a range of drawing and painting techniques in a fun and supportive class.
Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting: ImproversThis course follows on from previous courses. You will continue your learning journey and gain more experience in drafting pattern blocks and learning how to turn blocks into patterns for basic fashion garments.
Interior Design SkillsThis course explores interior design giving you practical tips and techniques that will help you to transform your home.
Introduction to Botanical PaintingA short course to introduce you to the specialist skills required in botanical painting.
Introduction to Needle felting & Felt ArtThis short, introductory course will allow you to have a go at the ancient and beautiful art of needle felting in a supportive and friendly setting.
Life Drawing for BeginnersThis course will allow you to begin and develop your drawing skills using the human figure.
Life Drawing: ImproversThis course will allow you to develop your drawing skills using the human figure.
Needle Felting & Felt Art for BeginnersThis course will help you to understand the techniques and skills used for centuries to create beautiful felted artwork.
Painting for PleasureThis course will help you to make a start in understanding how to use a range of drawing and painting techniques. You will use different mediums with an experienced art tutor to create your very own pieces of art work.
Painting PortraitsThis course will help you make a start in understanding how to use a range of drawing and painting techniques when drawing and painting a portrait.
Painting the Spectacular Masterclass - Wonders of the Natural WorldThis great creative arts workshop will use the wonders of the natural world as inspiration to explore drawing and painting in a fun and supportive class.
Sewing Bee: BlandfordA fun and friendly sewing bee group where you can receive professional support with your sewing, textile or embroidery projects. For the complete beginner to those with more experience.
Sewing Machine Skills Beginners - Step 1This course will help you become familiar with the workings of your sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Skills: ImproversThis course will help you improve and build on your knowledge to improve your basic sewing skills. For Course Information, please click on the date below
Silver Jewellery Making with LoveHave fun in developing new skills making a beautiful jewellery item to celebrate the season of love either for yourself or for a gift for someone special.
Spectacular Silver Jewellery MakingHave fun in developing new skills making beautiful jewellery for you, family and friends to treasure.
Summer Craft Workshop at West HoweBefore you have the children home for six weeks, why not join this workshop to make something fabulous and to learn new skills while having fun in this informal and friendly class.
Textile Crafts and Embroidery Techniques: ImproversThis follow-on course will give you a more in-depth understanding of the techniques, and the ability to work with them. You will also gain greater confidence when designing with colour and texture. For Course Information, please click on the date below.
Textile Masterclass: Explore & Create - Indian Stitch WorkThis specialist full day masterclass will introduce you to ancient Indian Kantha along with other authentic embroidery techniques as well as giving you opportunity to design and make an item using the techniques learnt.
Textile Masterclass: Explore & Create - Japanese Stitch WorkThis specialist full day masterclass will introduce you to Sashiko. This simple but beautiful form of Japanese embroidery has become very popular over the last few years and during the day you will learn about its ancient origins and how to produce stunning practical results.