Drawing Class - 5 Weeks

Wed 22nd September - Wed 20th October

10:00am - 11.45am. £150pp (every Wednesday)

Join us for an inspired 6 sessions over 6 weeks Every Wednesday Morning. An informed drawing class.

Explore drawing techniques that free up your mind and develop your creative skills. Whether furthering an artistic desire, refreshing your own ability after a break or switching to a new medium this drawing class is suitable for anyone wishing to explore their drawing and mark making diversity. 

Refreshments included and served after the session, giving you extra time to relax and discuss your work with each other and feedback from the tutor.

The online booking will take you to Eventbrite who will process your payment. Alternatively you can drop us an email and we can send you an invoice to pay by bank transfer.

Painting UnderWater 

Suitable for 8yrs+ no experience necessary.

Sunday 19th September 10.45am - 12noon. £12.50pp

Inspired by Sarah Giddens' paintings of swimmers this workshop hosted by Sarah herself will allow children to create their own water inspired artwork.

Participants will enjoy experimenting with paints. They will learn how to mix colours and how to create the effects of moving water along with splashes and ripples.

All materials supplied

The online booking will take you to Eventbrite who will process your payment. Alternatively you can drop us an email and we can send you an invoice to pay by bank transfer.

Freestyle Embroidery

Sunday 26th September 11am - 1pm. £28pp

Spend a lovely Sunday relaxing over some thread and beautiful embroidery, produced by your own hands. Sara Button featuring at the gallery during the Herts Open Studios 2021 event, will be running this workshop for adults one. You'll be supplied with a textile hand screen printed flower  created by Sara Button herself. You'll be introduced to a number of decorative stitches to embellish the textile and create your own embellished embroidered art piece.

All materials will be supplied including the hand screen printed fabric especially created for this workshop and you will leave with skills to work upon to produce your own creations.

Refreshments included.

The online booking will take you to Eventbrite who will process your payment. Alternatively you can drop us an email

Playing With Colour

& Pattern

Sunday 3rd October 10.30am - 12pm. £15pp

No experience necessary - all welcome. Suitable for 8yr - 100yr.

Come along and enjoy creating mini artworks in a relaxed setting, exploring colour and pattern within nature and all around us. Using a range of materials (including watercolour paints, pens and pastels) and techniques, you will learn how to see the world differently and have fun
(re)discovering your creativity.
Heidi Ward will be running this workshop, inspired by her artwork that is being featured at the gallery during Herts Open Studios 2021.

All materials provided.

The online booking will take you to Eventbrite who will process your payment. Alternatively you can drop us an email and we can send you an invoice to pay by bank transfer.

Outdoor Mosaic Design

Monday 11th October. 6.30pm - 9.30pm £55pp

Suitable for Ages 9+ - Adult beginners - Experienced

We’re very excited to welcome back Audrey of Montet Designs for this fabulous evening workshop, where you’ll be creating a wonderful  mosaic for the outdoors.. You can create your own designs on the square (20x20cm) or circular (20cm) or rectangle (25x15cm) bases or choose from a number of creative templates. When creating your own design, it is good to pre-plan before the workshop and bring a visual reference or template on paper with you, giving maxium use of the creating time and less time thinking. 

Everything you need will be provided along with an extensive selection of coloured glass to choose from and other shiny embellishments. From start to end you’ll learn all that is needed. Audrey will be there on hand to guide and talk you through the making process and the rest is up to you. Once you have booked expect an email from Audrey about 1 week before the session and you can ask her any questions about your design or seek advice on templates etc. Booking button will take you to Montet Designs where your payment will be process.

Refreshments included.

Graphic Design Course

5 Weeks 

Wed 13th October - 17th November 1pm - 3pm

£195 pp (Adult Course)

(Every Wednesday afternoon except 27th Oct)

You will be introduced to the fundamentals of graphic design, expanding on your idea development, visual communication and design criteria to help you with short in class projects, covering Logo Design, Posters, Branding, Clients, Understanding Customer briefs, Company Identity and branding, layout, typography, printing, formatting, creative design and conceptual design. With in class design projects and creative development on progress to get improved results with your design and concepts. A number of projects may be expected to completed between sessions outside of the class.

This course will suit anyone interested in graphic design, whether contemplating a career change, considering further education or anyone wishing to gain transferable knowledge already working in a creative or marketing capacity to better understand design or creating your own branding for your own small business or simply would like to generate inspiration with focused projects to rekindle your create design process.

Life Drawing Classes

5/6 Week Courses

Sunday Afternoons - From 17th October 1.00pm - 4pm £225

Monday Mornings - From 18th October 9.30pm - 12.30pm £225

Wednesday Evenings - From 3rd November 7pm - 9pm £185

Professional artist and experienced life drawing tutor Heather Burwell will be you guide and tutor. These courses are suitable for all levels from beginners to experienced. Various nude models both male and female will be your studies for the classes. Heather will teach you techniques during various poses and advise to suite you as an individual no mater what level you are at.. To book please click on buttons below for the course you want this will take you to Eventbrite who will process your payment. Please us viable email so we can contact you about the course/sessions or any important updates about the class you have booked on.

NB: No classes on Mon 25 Oct, Sun 31 Oct or Sun 7 Nov.

All materials and equipment are provided. 18 + (16-17 yr olds can take part if accompanied by a participating adult)

Discovering Watercolour Technique - Liz Rogers

Sunday 7th November 1.30pm - 4pm (adults) £55pp

A great class for anyone new to painting or new to water colours. You will learn various techniques in applying the medium to paper guided by  professional artist Liz Rogers. We will cover lots of fun watercolour techniques including mixing, blending, glazing, wax resist, wet in wet and wet on dry - plus  everyone will go home with a small finished painting.

All materials and equipment are included.

You will receive a watercolour pad, watercolour brush, 3 tubes of paints (red, yellow, blue) and a small mixing palette. These will be yours to take away with you so you can practice at home.

You may want to bring an apron as these are not provided.

Refreshments included

Christmas Wreath Mosaic  

Monday 8th November 6.30pm - 9.30pm  &

Tuesday 9th November 6.30pm - 9.30pm

£95 pp (2 x 3 hour sessions over 2 evenings)

Suitable for 9+ - Adult beginners - Experienced

Montet Designs returns for some classy festive creating. This fabulous workshop runs over two evenings so please ensure you are available for both evenings. 

Everything you need will be provided to create a beautiful contemporay Mosaic Christmas Wreath - for your front door or display anywhere as a Christmas wall decoration.

Refreshments included.

Booking will take you to Montet Designs website where your payment will be processed.

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Any workshops for children are run by tutors who are DBS certified.

Although we endeavour to ensure all dates and information and links for workshops are correct on this website, any mistakes will be rectified as soon as we are aware of them.