PLEASE NOTE: No vaccine is 100% effective at protecting you from infection OR transmission, so to keep everyone as safe as possible is a small studio, you must have had both doses of a Covid 19 vaccine before attending studio based workshops.
Spend a relaxing but exciting day learning new skills and revisiting old ones. Paper, refreshments and buffet lunch provided.
£85 for the day
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Buy a voucher for family and friends. They can attend any workshop of their choice anytime over the coming year (or longer if there are lockdown problems).
£85 including refreshments and paper.
Weekly 2 hour lessons in my studio in Buxton every Thursday. We explore everything from pastels, through to how to draw from life and advanced projects.
Contact me for full details.
2 hour step by step demos or longer workshops in pastel or charcoal for your art groups or society. Themes to suit your groups topics.
From £150 plus travel
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workshops for your art group
Two hour or full day workshop/demo
£150 within 20 miles (plus travel)
£170 within 40 miles (plus travel)
£250 within 60 miles (plus travel)
For further distances involving long journey times or overnight stay.
Wed 18th May 2022
Blue Sky Weather
Sometimes white cloud against a blue sky can be the hardest thing to get right. Spend the day exploring creating gorgeous fluffy white clouds against a clear blue sky. What could be better then recreating a summer day?
Saturday 29th October
No smoke without fire
Create swirling and twisting tendrils of smoke that take the colours of the land up into the sky. We will use pastels, ,iced media and liquid on Fisher 400 paper to create exciting and dramatic pictures of bonfires. This is a fun and experimental workshop where you can learn to play with texture and movement in your art work.
Friday July 8th and Sat. July 9th 2022
Exploring Trees- 2 day workshop £170
This two day workshop will give us lots of time to explore creating trees in different ways. We will begin using charcoal and charcoal pencils to explore the wonderful textures. This will be followed by using full colour in another piece to really bring everything to life with detail and movement recreated using pastels and pastel pencils.
Tuesday 22nd November
Pastels for beginners or refresher class.
Learn or refresh yourself on all the pastel basics. We will not only explore a variety of paper and the effects you can create, we will also look at controlling colours and using colour theory as you work. A fun day producing a number of small pieces of artwork using the tricks and tools at the trade.
Saturday 24th September
Explore using rich gold, yellow and bronze colours along with grey and brown to create beautiful autumn skies
We will use multiple pastel layers on pastel mat paper. You will learn to control colours and transitions from one area to another.
Saturday 10th December
The Pastel Clinic
For my final workshop of the year, this is the session you can bring all those pieces of pastel and charcoal artwork
you are stuck on or just want to get finished!
I will offer advice and guidance, cups of tea and the occasional biscuit whilst we have a relaxed day in the studio.
Pastel Clinic sessions are only £45 per person.
PLEASE NOTE: to keep you and other participants safe, you must be double jabbed with a Covid 19 vaccine before attending.
Paper and refreshments provided.
£85 for the day
Sandra Orme Sky Studio, 26 Rock Bank, Buxton. SK17 9JF
Places limited to 6.
PLEASE NOTE: access to the studio is via a short flight of uneven steps with a handrail.
Unison Colour Pastels
The Ashmolean Musuem
Brantwood Trust, Conniston
High Peak Commuinity Arts
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Derbyshire County Council
Marple Art Society
Stockport Art Guild
Ruffod Art Society
Derby High School
Harpur Hill Primary School
Where to stay
There are many lovely places to stay in beautiful Buxton...but you will be guaranteed a very warm welcome at my friend's newly renovated and luxurious B&B.
2 night stay minimum due to Covid deep cleaning between guests- but you'll find plenty to see and do in the heart of the Peak District..