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Arts Clubs

Surrey Arts are excited to be launching brand new arts clubs for 2019. The Woking Youth Arts Centre will come alive with creative energy and workshops to suit all ages and abilities.

From willow weaving to crafty toddler workshops - we have something for everyone in classes lead by professional artists and creatives.

Prices shown are for five sessions (unless stated). Materials provided.

Monday workshops

Story design studio led by Monika Krupa

Start date Monday 25 February

This collaborative hands-on program introduces children to the fascinating world of book design and illustration. Over the course of 5 sessions children will work together to write, illustrate, and design a book using a combination of traditional illustration techniques and technology. The final book will be available as a digital e-book, with the option to order a printed version.

No experience necessary, just bring your imagination and creativity!

Tuesday Workshops

Crafty toddlers led by Vicky Williams

Start date Tuesday 26 February

A fun and relaxed session for children aged 2-4 years. Each week our craft activities will be inspired by a popular children's book. Creating unique artwork to treasure. Please come dressed for mess!

Parental supervision required at all times.

(10 places per session - £5 per week)

Art for everyone led by Diana Burch

Start date Tuesday 26 February

Make time to relax with these all ability arts groups. Create new ideas in 2 and 3 dimensions, using wire, paint, collage and crafts.

Sessions for all three age groups are aimed at living well through creativity and helping explore new ideas and ways of making art.

Wednesday workshops

DELVE into art led by Louise Scillitoe-Brown

Start date Wednesday 27 February

Develop a piece of finished work each week

Explore materials such as Charcoal, Graphite, Watercolour, Acrylic

Learn methods and gain confidence with Mark making, Painting, Printing, Collage

View work by both contemporary and historical artists

Experiment with materials and ideas and build skills that you can use again and again

Thursday workshops

Lino printing led by Gill Jenkins

Start date Thursday 28 February

Using easy soft-cut vinyl you will be shown how to create a picture. You can print with just one colour or as you get more confident you can layer several colours.

Mono printing led by Gill Jenkins

Start date Thursday 28 February

Using simple sheets of plastic, torn paper and stencils you will be shown how to make colourful pictures; by layering 2 or 3 colours. You can also make pictures from drawing through photo-copied images.

Saturday workshops coming soon...

Life drawing

Using models and mannequins and the extensive collection from Surrey Arts Wardrobe, these workshops can develop your drawing skills with various costume periods through history.

Willow weaving

In this one day workshop you will learn how to make a simple structure out of willow; you will be shown how to do a simple weave pattern, plus a couple of other weaves. The aim will be to make an obelisk that can be used to support growing plants and can be completed in one day to take home. No experience necessary.

Seasonal crafts

Pop up workshops themed around the seasons, including making greeting cards and novelty gifts. These workshops are great for the whole family to get involved in.

Holiday workshops led by Stef and Vicky

A relaxed day of crafty activities, for boys and girls, based around the theme of Spring Time. Available for 6 - 11 year olds (School years 2 - 6) with our experienced artists, the young artists and participants will work on mosaic coasters, dream catchers, shrinking plastic jewellery and key rings, greeting cards and bunting. Let your creative juices flow and your imagination run wild! Come dressed for mess! Students will need to bring their own lunch, drinks and snacks.

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