As you know Sherwood Art Week isn't all about art and artists, it gives you the opportunity to have a go at various workshops throughout the week.
This is what we have lined up for this year.
Art Marquee Saturday 16th June at Sherwood Festival, Woodthorpe Park
Come along to see demonstrations and take part in a range of drop-in workshops between 12 – 6pm at the SAW Art Marquee at Sherwood Festival.
Workshops take place at the Sherwood Workshop on Mansfield Road unless otherwise stated. Each workshop costs £3 and includes all materials.
Book your place by calling 07864 028 147
Monday 18th June
CROCHET A FLOWER 10am – 12noon
Learn to create a decorative crocheted flower,beginners welcome.
JEWELLERY MAKING 1pm – 3pm
Make yourself a pretty chain using beads, wire and simple tools, add a pair of earrings or make a Shamballa bracelet.
Tuesday 19th June
CLAY WORK SHOP FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA 10am – 12noon
An opportunity to mould, decorate and get messy in a supportive, understanding environment.
ROLLER PRINTING JEWELLERY 1pm – 3pm
Design and make a simple piece of jewellery using roller printing techniques.
Wednesday 20th June
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE USING RECYCLED OBJECTS 10am – 12noon
An introduction to creating art using found or recycled objects. Materials will be provided or bring small found objects and materials to work with.
Hands on Pottery, The Place Activity Centre:
HAVE A GO WITH CLAY
4.30pm - 5.30pm & 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Come and make something with clay. For adults and children.
Thursday 21st June
PAPERCRAFTS 10am – 12noon
Layer, sculpt and mould paper to create beautiful 3 dimensional flowers for cards, gift wrapping and other projects.
PRINTMAKING 1pm – 3pm
Try your hand at lino cutting. Cut a lino block and print it on the press. Bring a design or be spontaneous!
Friday 22nd June
MOSIACS 10am – 12noon
Introduction to making mosaics using glass tiles and recycled crockery.
LIFE DRAWING 1pm – 3pm
A dynamic life drawing session, explore a range of experimental mark making techniques. Suitable for all levels of ability.
Sunday 24th June
Sherwood Community Centre:
GLASS PAINTING 1pm - 2pm & 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Vesse Ashley, Crafty Glass
A Walk in the Transition Sherwood Garden and Community Orchard followed by glass painting on recycled jars inspired by the walk.
Children over 7, must be accompanied. £2 per item