These popular courses are held in the well appointed village hall in Assington, a small village in Suffolk off the A134 between Sudbury and Colchester. They are from 10.00am - 4.00pm on both days. Places can be secured with a non-refundable deposit of £10, with the balance due no less than one month before the start of the course. Hot/cold drinks and biscuits will be available throughout the day. For lunch, students can either bring their own, visit Assington Farm Shop, or there is a very reasonable restaurant at the Barn, both of which are very conveniently just a few minutes walk down the road. TAKING BOOKINGS NOW - BOOK EARLY AS PLACES ARE LIMITED These popular courses are suitable for all abilities in a friendly working environment. For booking or further information, either email email@example.com or phone 07760304887
SATURDAY 16th FEBRUARY 2019 - LAYERS AND TEXTURES - one day £80.00
Mixed media and collage Students will be working from a series of still lifes as their starting point. Building up layers, scratching, sanding and tearing back to make wonderful textures and free edges to create either representational or semi abstract images.
SATURDAY 30TH MARCH 2019 - GESTURAL DRAWING AND PAINTING FROM THE COSTUMED MODEL one day - £90.00
A wonderful opportunity to explore gestural movement and animation, moving to music, together with some short and longer poses.
SATURDAY 4TH MAY 2019 MONOPRINTING WITH STENCILS - one day £85.00
Working from still life shapes, flowers and plants. An exciting and innovative way of working with monoprint that will produce some surprising, dynamic and unique results. Printing inks, rollers and plates will be supplied.
SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2019 - JAPANESE ART AND ITS INFLUENCE ON WESTERN ART - one day £85.00
Looking at Hokusai, other Japanese artists and their great influence on Western Art, particularly the Impressionists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and also Whistler. Emphasis on looking at composition, colour palette and editing out. Students can work in acrylics, watercolour or inks.
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SATURDAY 2ND AND SUNDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2019 - GESTURAL DRAWING FROM THE MODEL - BALLET - £140.00 FOR THE TWO DAYS.
Some basic dance moves with music, long and short poses. Model will be costumed and uncostumed at times. A great opportunity to work from the model and have time to produce some lively paintings and drawings in your preferred medium.
Some places still available
BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT - PLACES ARE LIMITED AND ARE GOING FAST! THESE COURSES ARE SUITABLE FOR ALL ABILITIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME OR NEED FURTHER INFORMATION EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org or 07760304887
10 week course held every Wednesday 9.30am - 12noon - cost £70.00 at a Studio near Great Totham, nr Maldon, Essex Starting 11th September 2019 for ten weeks We work in a variety of different media and subjectmatter. The idea is to have time to try out new techniques and media and 'play'. This term we will be starting off with acrylics and working in all its different forms and then onto monoprinting - back by popular demand. If you would like to join this friendly group in a great studio space in a very unique setting for next term, you will be very welcome. Easy parking. Tea/coffee available.
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MONOPRINTING IN MALDON TUESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2019 Working from a still life as your starting point Straightforward transfer monoprinting - mark making, masking out, maybe a stencil or two and a bit of collage. Email for further details Refreshments inc. Bring your own lunch. Plenty of parking
TOWARDS ABSTRACTION - FRIDAY 1ST MARCH 2019 10.30AM - 4.00PM £70.00 INC. REFRESHMENTS To be held at FANTASIA TEXTILES STUDIO, Unit E2, East Gores Farm, Salmons Lane, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1RZ A great opportunity for students to come and work in this lovely studio space using a still life as their starting point to explore composition, shapes and texture. We will be investigating moving an image from reality towards abstraction. Exciting and vibrant works will be developed using collage and mixed media. Bring your own lunch
ART FROM THE IMAGINATION - FRIDAY 28TH JUNE 2019 10.30AM - 4.00PM £70.00 INC. REFRESHMENTS To be held at FANTASIA TEXTILES STUDIO, Unit E2, East Gores Farm, Salmons Lane, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1RZ Art from the Imagination can be anything you want it to be - surreal, quirky, humorous, naive or spiritual. By using your imagination, it can transport you to a different place - pure escapism! There are so many different sources for your starting point - ie dreams, myth and memory, legends and literature and plenty of artists to gain inspiration from. Bring your own lunch
How to book the courses at Fantasia Textile Studio with Karenza Jackson: Please email email@example.com or ring 07760304887 for a booking form. If you have any queries or need to know more, you can email or phone me. Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch and drink. There will be tea/coffee and biscuits available throughout the day. Art Materials: A suggested art materials list will be emailed at the time of booking. Parking: There is easy parking available on site.
PLEIN AIR SKETCHING DAYS AT ABBEY MILL, COGGESHALL, ESSEX FRIDAY 21 JUNE 2019 AND FRIDAY 19TH JULY 2019 £45.00 FOR THE DAY INC REFRESHMENTS 10.00AM - 4.00PM ANY MEDIUM OF YOUR CHOICE
A great opportunity to make the most of the summer and sketch and paint outside. In this idyllic and tranquil setting, there is a wealth of subject matter to paint and draw including trees, water and reflections, plant life, buildings and the mill interior. Initial quick, simple sketches will be made to familiarise yourself the the surroundings. These sketches will help form the basis of your paintings. You can paint in any medium of your choice. Suitable for all abilities.
If it rains, Plan B is to paint from inside the mill looking out. Alternatively, there are plenty of really interesting items/interiors within the mill.
For more information, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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WORKSHOPS & RESIDENCIES
In 2009, Karenza took part in Artstart, an Early Years Training Programme run jointly by Essex County Council and The Mercury Theatre in Colchester with nursery and reception year children. The training gave her a strong footing from which to develop and go on to work with children of all ages. She also has several years experinece in working with adults and people with special needs.
The following are a few of the projects that she has been involved in:
2002 Melton Primary School Project, Nr Woodbridge 2004 Museum of East Anglian Life Project, Stowmarket for adults/children 2006-2013 Children's ArtSmart Saturday Art Club, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2008-2013 Children's Holiday Art Workshops, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2006-2012 Printmaking Workshops, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury with children, adults from West Suffolk Minds, adults from the Bridge Project, Sudbury 2009 Early Years ArtStart Education Training Programme at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester 2009 Printmaking Workshops with children at Colchester Castle 2009-2011 Absolute Angels Montessouri Nursery Residency, Coggeshall 2009-2013 Weekly Local Art Group Sessions for adults 2010-2013 Various Workshops and Courses run from my own studio for adults 2010 Smiths Row Outreach Project, Bury St Edmunds for adults 2011-2013 Walk, Sketch and Paint Days for adults 2011 Collage/mixed media workshop with Writtle Art Group 2011-2013 School Visits for children of all ages to Gainsborough's House, Sudbury - gallery talk and art activities 2013 - Museum Club - History/Art Activities for people with special needs, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2013 - Sketchbook Building for GCSE Art from my Studio 2014 - Workshops with CO3, Colchester 2014 - ArtSmart 7-12yrs Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2014 - Art in the Afternoons, 13-15 yrs, Gainsborough's House 2014 - Variety of Sketching/ Mixed Media and Writing Days out along Suffolk Coastline (look at www. tidalmargins.wordpress.com for more information) 2014 - Workshops for Children at the Ipswich School of Art Gallery (look at www.touchingthetide.gov.uk and www.tidalmargins.wordpress.com for more information) 2014 - Sketching/Painting Days out in the Landscape near Colchester, Essex 2015 - More Sketching/Mixed Media & Writing Days out along Suffolk Coastline (look at www.tidalmargins.wordpress.com for more info) 2015 - Workshops for Children at the Ipswich Museum 2015 - Collage and Monoprinting Course at CO3 Studios, Colchester 2015 - 2 day monoprinting workshops for children at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich. Part of the Aspire Project - John Constable's 'Salisbury Cathedral From The Meadows' 2015 - Sketching/Painting Days out in the landscape near Colchester, Essex 2015 - Sketching out in the Landscape with Tidal Margins 2015 - The Big Draw at Ipswich Museum for families - Tidal Margins 2015 - The Big Draw at Firstsite for adults 2015 - Colchester DFAS Young Arts Scheme at Holy Trinity C of E School, Fordham Heath, nr Colchester 2015 - ArtSmart 7-12 yrs Gainsborough' House, Sudbury 2015 - Art in the Afternoons, 13-15yrs, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2015 - 2 New Weekend Courses at Assington Collage and Monoprinting, Costumed Life Model 2016 - ArtSmart 7 - 12 yrs Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2016 - Art in the Afternoons 13 - 15 yrs Gainsborough's House, Sudbury 2016 - Weekend Courses at Assington Art from the Imagination, Towards Abstraction, Monoprinting from the Model, Flower Painting with Impact, and to come: Mirror Reflections with Lighting and Experimental Drawing 2016 - Colchester DFAS Young Arts Scheme at Holy Trinity C of E School, Fordham Heath, nr Colchester - a series of workshops with primary school children and staff 2016 - Touching the Tide - Sketching Minibeasts with families and children at Minsmere RSPB Discovery Centre, Suffolk 2016 - Touching the Tide - Painting birds with families and children at Minsmere RSPB Discovery Centre, Suffolk 2016 - Touching the Tide Workshop for families and children at Dunwich Museum, Suffolk 2016 - Touching the Tide Workshop for families and children at Felixstowe Museum, Suffolk 2016 - Sketching out in the landscape workshop at Whites Farm, White Colne 2016 - CO3 Studios, Colchester - Monoprint/Collage - Birds 2016 - CO3 Studios, Colchester - mMonoprint/Collage - Flowers 2016 - Blackwater DFAS - teaching 8 staff 3 methods of monoprinting and demonstrating for a video 3 methods of monoprinting as a teaching tool for 600 children at the Plume School, Maldon, Essex 2017 - Weekend courses at Assington 2017 - 10 week art sessions at Goat Lodge, Great Totham 2016/17 - Exphrasis Project - making a piece of artwork in response to a poem 2017 - Touching the Tide Workshops at Dunwich and Felixstowe Museum 2018 - The Art Society, Colchester (formerly DFAS) Young Arts Scheme - monoprinting in a day with 200 children at Nayland primary school. 2018 - Weekend courses at Assington 2018 - Simply Art, Copford 2009 - 2018 2018 - 10 week art sessions, Goat Lodge, Great Totham 2018 - One Day workshops for adults at Fantasia Textiles Studio, Coggeshall 2018 - One day workshop for children with special needs from Eyke School, Suffolk held in Aldeburgh 2019 - One day workshop with refugee children, Ipswich 2019 - Monoprinting workshop - Maldon 2019 - Weekend/one day courses at Assington 2019 - The Arts Society, Colchester Young Arts Scheme - monoprinting day with Boxted Primary School 2019 - 10 week art sessions, Spring, Summer Autumn at Goat Lodge, Great Totham
If you would like more information on any of the above, please contact me by email.