Weekly courses include the following :-
- Wood Carving
- Wood Turning
- Painting in Watercolour
- Furniture Restoration
- Stained and Kiln Fired Glass
- Adventures in Painting
- Creative Writing
- Quiet Days
Summer Schools and Workshops
Stanton’s Arts Summer Schools and Workshops are nationally renowned.
Beginners and the more experienced alike come to relax and work side by side. In our environment, it is possible to learn, exchange ideas, explore styles modern and abstract and to be inspired by the ambience, the beauty of the environment and the high quality teaching.
Autumn Schools and Workshops
Classes are run subject to viable student numbers. Priority is given to students who pay for a whole term, but if a place is available, it is possible to enrol after a course has started.
ADVENTURES IN PAINTING An opportunity to explore a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Ideal for beginners and improvers. Build your confidence – no experience required.
Mondays £105 (11 weeks)
WOODCARVING A wonderfully creative, expressive and precise art. Coaching for traditional and abstract forms, learning to work with natural wood and work with its qualities. Teaching includes care of chisels and sharpening tools.
Mondays £121 (11 weeks)
WOODTURNING Learn how to craft woods to full advantage and produce a wonderful range of exquisite everyday and unique items on the lathes. NB: students must help tidy/straighten up on all messier courses!
Monday evenings £121 for 2.5hrs (11 weeks)
Tuesdays & Wednesdays £145 for 3hrs (11 weeks)
WOODWORK Beginners select simple projects then learn the basics of design, marking, sawing, planing and joining and the use and care of tools. The more experienced also receive individual tuition and advice for their chosen projects.
Tuesday evenings £121 for 2.5hrs class, Wednesdays £145 for 3hrs class (11 weeks)
FURNITURE RESTORATION Bring a small piece of furniture (no storage available) and learn the restoration techniques of identifying and detailing the piece, dismantling and repairing, then more specialised skills of stripping, re-polishing and/or French polishing.
Tuesdays £145 (11 weeks)
PRINTMAKING Learn how to create beautiful images using hand printing methods. During this course we will experiment with printing techniques such as collagraphs, mono printing and mono types, exploring texture, multimedia, light and shade, colour and layering
Tuesdays £121 (11 weeks)
POTTERY Coiling, slab building, throwing on the wheel, glazes and firing in our own kiln. Beginners are welcome. Get stuck in and grasp the undoubtedly therapeutic aspects of handling the clay and working the artistry of glazes! Wednesdays and Fridays £110 ( 10 weeks)