With most people now vaccinated, it is safe to re start Gillian's popular Watercolour classes. We are still taking precautions like hand washing before lessons to keep everyone safe. These will be held in the Art Room upstairs at Yat Pottery Art & Home and will start on Monday 8th November at 11.30 am
A block of 6 weekly sessions, learning and practising some fundamental skills of watercolour painting. Small group classes. Covid aware space.
Times - Mondays 8, 15, 22, 29 November &
6, 13 December 11.30am- 1.30pm
Includes tea & coffee
Place - Upstairs at Yat Pottery Art & Home,
31 High St. Ross on Wye HR9 5HD
Cost - £180pp* for full course payable in advance
*discounted to £150pp if paid before 20 October*
You will need some basic materials, all of which can be purchased from
Yat Pottery Art & Home Art Shop.
Week 1. Colour theory, making over 20 colours from just 3.
Week 2. Stormy Sky using colour mixing skills from previous week and wet on wet technique.
Week 3. Studies of Natural Forms in light and shade.
Week 4. Nature in Landscape, layering and overlapping colour.
Weeks 5 & 6 Still Life - the Interior Landscape, a sustained study using acquired painting skills.
Above our art store in central Ross On Wye we have a comfortable one bed apartment for the exclusive use of our residential students. If you are looking to explore the beautiful Wye Valley as well as learn some new skills, Ross is ideally placed to visit the Forest Of Dean as well as the Welsh Marches.
Friday Check in at the Gallery Apartment after 4.00 pm
Saturday Morning Session 11.00am - 1.00pm. At our studios on Symonds Yat West.
Preparing your clay and the basics of throwing on the wheel, first practise bowls.
Afternoon Session 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Centring your clay and making bowls, plates and mugs
Sunday Morning Session 11.00am - 1.00pm
Trimming pieces from the day before. Throwing taller cylinders / vases, pulling handles
Afternoon session 2.00 pm- 4.00pm
Flying solo on the wheel with gentle supervision . Choosing the best piece to be fired
Check out 10.00am
Once your pieces have been dried, trimmed, glazed and fired, we will post the finished ceramics to your address.
Accommodation £70.00 per night based on two sharing
Total cost per couple £650.00
Including accommodation, parking, tuition, materials, firing and postage.
Other combinations of tuition are possible. Please contact us with your requirements
Based on a couple sharing the accommodation and both participating in the workshop
Non smoking either at the apartment or at the studio
Unfortunately no pets
Only suitable for those over 18