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Art Doll Class (Mixed Media) /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Art Doll Class (Mixed Media) /Autumn Art School

Create a character from your imagination which celebrates an aspect of your personality, a wish, an experience or a dream. I will demonstrate several mixed media techniques and we will discuss how these can be used to bring your doll into being. This is a wonderful class to use precious scraps, hoarded treasures and oddments of ephemera. There will be lots of ideas about giving your doll its own character. Dolls may be made entirely by hand, or using a machine for part of it. You may choose to use paint, thread, collage, stitch or combinations. Relax and listen t0 your inner voice

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With Ronnie Martin

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Sculpting fun for Beginners /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Sculpting fun for Beginners /Autumn Art School

Students will learn how to use oven bake clays like Fimo. We will use stamps, moulds, and tools to create a fairy, creature and funny face magnets. Once baked we will add feathers and fur etc then mount them on found objects from nature to create one of a kind permanent creations to keep or give as gifts

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With Chester Dextar

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Drawing the Figure in Context /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Drawing the Figure in Context /Autumn Art School

Have you ever noticed that most landscape paintings (and even cityscapes) are devoid of figures?  Would you like the confidence to place figures into your paintings?  In this class we will work with a clothed model, in the context of the room and, if weather permits, even attempt some sketching of random passers-by on the streets of Hanmer.

With Paul Deans

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Creative Collage With Fabric/Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Creative Collage With Fabric/Autumn Art School

This class is a great way to utilise small amounts of fabric where the final result is even more exciting than those you began with. Enjoy learning a raw-edge technique as you create a unique cushion cover or small wall hanging. This method can be applied to quilts, clothing, bags etc.

With Ronnie Martin

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Video Production /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Video Production /Autumn Art School

CANCELLED 

With Eddie Simon

Learn how to:

Shoot a video with multiply types of devices on location,

Load video to the computer, software editing suite,

Creating, Editing, and Saving a Video project,

Scripting and planning your video, “over shooting’, Cutaways, and Camera Settings,

Uploading your project, and sharing your video.

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The Scripted Journey/Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
The Scripted Journey/Autumn Art School

Using a variety of simple writing tools and some unexpected mark making tools, students will have fun playing and exploring the marks they  make as potential for their own artwork. This is a class with lots of practical exercises where each student will be guided to explore their creativity in an interesting way. We will look at the shapes of letters from other cultures as part of the process and adapt these for use in individual work. Students will work with paint, collage , stamp making and easy printing techniques. Suitable for all levels

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With Ronnie Martin

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Sports Photography /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Sports Photography /Autumn Art School

CANCELLED 

There are 3 basic questions that will become second nature to you.

  1. Know your subject. It’s amazing how many people don’t really know what they are trying to shot so just shoot lot’s and hope.
  2. Simplify the subject. This shot is about what? How can I make them stand out?
  3. Eliminate anything that takes away from the subject.

Master these 3 steps and you will go a long way to becoming an outstanding photographer in any field. 

On a more practical level we will also cover:

ISO, APERATURE and SHUTTER SPEED.  Which one is a priority? Why would I change my settings?  How often should I change my settings or can I set and forget?  Is there a magic formula I can use?

White Balance, Focus and Depth of field, Angles, Composition on the Run, Digital Camera Modes such as Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Manual Mode, Exposure Compensation and when to use it, What Type of Camera and Lens do I need? What gear other than cameras and lenses should I take? Shooting Etiquette including flash photography

With John Napper

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Introduction to Special effects and Make-up /Autumn Art School

by Grum Frith
Introduction to Special effects and Make-up /Autumn Art School

The Introduction to Practical Effects course gives an overview of techniques and materials used in  a wide variety of special practical effects.

On this course, you will learn tips and tricks for: Sculpting, Life-casting, Mold making, Casting, Makeup appliances, Fake blood, Gore effects, Fur and Hair, Props, Makeup, plus many other cool and impressive techniques for fabrication and filmmaking.

With Chester Dextar

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