May Half Term at Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 7RT Tel: 01296 424 332 / 431 272 www.qpc.org Art Courses for Adults Landscapes & Sea Scenes in Watercolour with Andy Lee Tue 27 May – Wed 28 May, 10am – 4pm This is a relaxed two day workshop for complete beginners and improvers, run by full time artist and experienced teacher Andy Lee. The course will start right at the beginning, with advice on materials, tips on drawing, applying washes, mixing colours. Splosh some paint, make some mistakes, learn, laugh and hopefully take home a masterpiece. £70 / £65 members (plus materials) Encaustic Wax Painting with Phil Madley Thu 29 May, 10am – 4pm This one day course aims to provide a fun, informative and supportive environment in which students can learn a variety of skills in encaustic wax painting from a professional artist. Learn how to use the basic tools and variety of techniques to create fantastic paintings in wax, developing your own style as you go along. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Phil is a professional artist and teacher having taught at Missenden Abbey, several schools and produced workshops for many art societies and clubs. £40 / £35 members (inc. materials) Children’s Workshops All children’s workshops: £20 / £18 members For all our craft activities we recommend that you wear old clothes and / or bring an apron. Tue 27 May, 10am-3pm ‘Pocket Pirates & Piratesses’ Arts & Crafts with Pippa North For 7 yrs + Create a tiny pocket friend, and decorate a Jolly Roger box to keep them safe, using natural and recycled materials. Wonderful to take on adventures – don’t forget to take photos for our Facebook page! Wed 28 May, 10am-3pm Pottery Animal Mugs with Elizabeth Browning For 7 yrs + Choose the animal you like best and make your own animal mug from clay. Fee includes bisque firing. Thu 29 May, 10am-3pm ‘Cress-Eyed Owls & Tasty Mice’ Arts & Crafts with Pippa North For 7 yrs + Paint, print and collage a glorious owl. Plant cress seeds for his eyes and sculpt his supper. A tasty treat to take on summer picnics. We will use a wonderful variety of materials, including icing for our little mice. What a hoot!