Workshop News: January 2016

Clarissa will be running Art classes on Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays from January 6.

There will be 2 sessions each day.- 5-10-year-olds from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 11 years and over (with adults welcome as well!) from 1-3 p.m.

The morning class – from 10 a.m. to 12 noon – is for 5 to 10-year-olds and the afternoon class – from 1-3 p.m. is for 11 years and over (with adults welcome as well!)

She has just released her class program for the first week.

Wednesday morning: Explore the rich history of Dutch painter, Vincent Van Gogh, and recreate one of his famous work Sunflowers in watercolour with an oil pastel resist

Wednesday afternoon: Draw and watercolour a ship sailing on the ocean waves, inspired by famous American painter, Winslow Homer.

Thursday morning: Learn about Cubism, and its co-founder, Pablo Picasso, while recreating one of his later works, Le Coq in pastels.

Thursday afternoon: Recreate Van Gogh’s Starry Night in pastel.

Friday morning: Draw yourself in a likeness of Vincent Van Gogh in one of his many self-portraits, using your choice of medium.

Friday afternoon: Learn the basics of drawing the human face and form, inspired by one of the greatest artists and inventors, Leonardo da Vinci, using pencil and charcoal.


Megan will be running a simple woven wall-hanging workshop on Saturday January 9.  At this workshop you will make your very own small hanging, using a piece of card and twine!

Then on Sunday 31 January, Leanne will run a Disappearing Patch Nine workshop, where you can learn how to make this quilt using a simple variation on the tradition nine patch block.


Bookings are essential for all workshops, as spaces are limited.

If you are interested in any of these workshops, more details can be found on our Upcoming Workshops page, or on the Walcha Handmade Facebook page.