Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2022 10am – 4pm Your tutor: Susie Turner This two-day course will introduce you to printmaking with Solarplate (photo-polymer) Etching, exploring the process of printing with light-sensitive plates that have been exposed to sunlight or an artificial source of UV...More
Holland uses film, photography and audio to create a set of installation works which aim to enhance a sense of place for those who live either side of the Humber by focusing on some of the areas’ defining characteristics. The work examines how closely rooted and formed by place we are, and how place...More
Tuesday 9th August 2022 10-3pm Come and get your hands inky and your creativity flowing in this mid-week taster session workshop which will introduce you to the technique of screen-printing with stencils. Stencil screen printing is a relatively quick and accessible printing process. Offering great s...More
Robert Wilmot :Event planner Meet the Maker fairs held in Helmsley Town Hall. Our aim is to promote the very best of true handmade talent from local and surrounding areas.
Saturday 23rd July 2022 11-4pm Your tutor: Kirstie Williams Explore a range of colours using vegetable and plant dyes such as turmeric, madder, onion skins and logwood on this one day natural dyeing workshop. During the session, you will learn about using dyes to dye cottons, silk & wool and wil...More
As part of Holmfirth Artweek, I will be hosting a solo exhibition at Holmleigh Manor, a boutique guest house, nestled in the heart of the Holme Valley. My exhibition is just one of 35 venues in and around Holmfirth exhibiting some of the finest art Yorkshire. The solo exhibition showcases a selectio...More
Saturday 2nd July 2022 11am – 3pm Your tutor: Rachel Richardson Come and get your hands inky and your creativity flowing in this taster session workshop which will introduce you to the technique of lino print. Lino is a traditional relief technique where the surface of a linoleum block is carved awa...More
Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2022 11am – 5pm Your tutor: Scarlette Averley Over the course of a weekend, learners will be guided through the reduction linocut method and colour blend inking techniques. Reduction linocut involves cutting away the surface of one lino block in stages and printing...More
Taking inspiration from the Robert Indiana exhibition, the Summer of Love is a series of events and projects that celebrates human relationships, understanding and love between people. As well as sparking moments of pure, joyful connection, the programme will investigate the complexities of love and...More
Saturday 11th June 2022 10-5pm Your tutor: Kate Desforges Famously used by Picasso in his etchings, sugarlift is a process which, when combined with aquatint, enables a broad range of painterly marks and tonal values to be created on a metal plate. It can be used on its own or in-combination with ot...More
Evening workshop : Thursday 9th June 2022 6pm – 9pm Your tutor : Cath Brooke An ‘intaglio’ printmaking process; drypoint uses a sharp tool to scratch marks into the surface of a Perspex plate. A print is taken from ink which is held within these marks. A great introductory technique for those intere...More
Reflection exhibition Open from Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm and Saturdays 11am - 5pm. Free entry. A collection of more than 40 works exploring the theme 'Reflection'.