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July 2019

Bugs: Embroidery and Mixed Media

Friday 26 July, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£39

Create a celebration of bugs, butterflies and bumblebees! Trish will teach you this very fresh and delicate technique, using micron pens, opalescent paints and embroidery. No drawing skills required! - £39 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you - A materials kit will be available to buy from the tutor on…

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Bullion Knot Sunflowers

Saturday 27 July, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£20

Sunflowers, with bright yellow petals instantly bring summer to mind. The petals are worked in bullion knots, with French knot centres. The busy little bees are worked in French knots and chain stitch. The other stitches used are stem and straight stitch. - £20 for this half day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you…

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Blackberries on a Slip

Saturday 27 July, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£20

These juicy blackberries are worked separately then applied to the background fabric. The leaves are worked in back stitch with stem stitch for the stems. - £20 for this half day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you - Materials will be available to buy from the tutor on the day for £3.75, see below…

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August 2019

Oil Painting: Landscape

Thursday 1 August, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

In this class students will create a beautiful landscape in oils. A relaxed step by step approach will ensure the class is appropriate for all abilities, even those who have not previously used oil paints. - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you Equipment & Materials It is a requirement…

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Altered Books

Friday 2 August, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

Come and practise producing an altered book. How would you change a book? We will show you lots of ideas of how to transform a book into a work of art! Rather than just sending an old encyclopaedia to landfill, make it into something you want to keep. Doorstop, amusement, or an album of memories – it’s your choice! You will take one home and one to carry on altering! Come and share your ideas with us! - £38 for…

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Oil Painting: Seascape

Thursday 8 August, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

In this class students will create a beautiful seascape in oils. A relaxed step by step approach will ensure the class is appropriate for all abilities, even those who have not previously used oil paints. - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you Equipment & Materials It is a requirement…

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Painting on Fabric

Monday 12 August, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

The sun setting over hills and rocks portrays a very peaceful setting. This picture is painted with acrylic paint on calico, then embellished with embroidery threads to bring it to life. - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you - Materials will be available to buy from the tutor on…

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Still Life in Mixed Media

Saturday 17 August, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

Use bold acrylic paints and wax/oil pastels to create vibrant and expressive works. No experience of these mediums is required, as a step-by-step process will be used throughout the day. Paint from a setup using flowers, foliage and accessories. Free up your work with this exciting and experimental style! - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what…

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Seascapes in Acrylic and Mixed Media

Saturday 24 August, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

Seascapes lend themselves to this kind of medium – lots of atmospheric skies and sea/beach reflections, producing a free and colourful painting. The course will be a step-by-step process throughout the day, using acrylics and wax/oil pastels. Give this exciting way of painting a try! - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to…

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September 2019

Landscapes in Acrylic and Paper Collage

Saturday 7 September, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Braintree Community Centre, 19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AE United Kingdom
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£38

A fun day using paper collage with acrylic paint to create textured and vibrant landscapes. David will demonstrate how he works on canvas. Come prepared to push the boundaries working in this style and challenge yourself. Just have a go! - £38 for this full day workshop, payable in advance - Free refreshments provided, but bring or buy your own lunch - Please check the list below to find out what you will need to bring with you - There…

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Information for Students

Some parking is available to the rear of the Centre. If you have equipment to bring in, you can access the building directly into the main hall through the doors in the car park. If the doors aren’t open, please inform the office you have arrived and the doors will be opened for you.

If you think you may have access difficulties please let us know in advance, as we have accessible facilities available. Accessible toilets are available on the ground floor. Wheelchair access is through the door on the front of the Centre.

Free tea & coffee will be provided. Don’t forget to bring your lunch or you can choose to visit one of the many cafes and takeaways in town.

Please wear suitable clothing, and if you’re bringing any electrical equipment please ensure that it is in good working order with a solid plug and undamaged wiring – check it before you come!

Payment

Class fees should be paid in advance by cash, cheque or preferably card (which can be done over the phone).

Cheques will be cashed two weeks before the date of the class, once we are sure the class will run, and should be made payable to Braintree & Bocking Community Association.

There may be an additional cost for appropriate materials, which if applicable, should be paid to the tutor on the day of the class – please check the class details.

Cancellation policy

Fees are non-refundable from two weeks before the class unless we can sell the space to another student (subject to a minimum of six students booked). Fees may be transferable at our discretion.

Please understand that the Centre cannot afford to run classes at a loss, since we are a charity. As such, classes may be cancelled if we are unable to achieve a minimum number of students. If this is the case, you will be informed two weeks before the date of the class and your fee will be refunded.

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