Book a Workshop

We currently run creative events all year,  in a range of art and craft subjects.   All our courses include materials, and are taught in a relaxed and informal style by creative professionals.   We run outdoor art sessions all year, weather permitting,  for all ages and abilities.  Choose from  OUTDOOR ART CLASSES (Watercolours or Drawing),  or INDOOR STUDIO  TIME  at Barnoon Workshop,

HOW TO BOOK 

  • TELEPHONE:  Call or message  0790 0095203
  • EMAIL:  [email protected]
  • ONLINE Some events can be booked online (see event description)
  • IN PERSON - Barnoon Arts, Unit 6, Harbour Galleries, The Wharf, St.Ives TR26 1LF

SCHOOL VISITS & LARGE GROUPS - Please email us for enquiries.

 

OUTDOOR ART SESSIONS

  • Outdoor art classes are Suitable for adults and accompanied children of all ages - Choose from DRAW ST IVES / WATERCOLOUR ST IVES/ MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK / see descriptions below
  • Max group size 10 (For larger group sizes / schools/ private parties please enquire)
  • Choose From Draw St Ives,  Watercolour or Mixed Media Sketchbook (see below)
  • Meet at HARBOUR GALLERIES,  WHARF ROAD, ST IVES, TR26 ILF (WHAT THREE WORDS ///shredder.guides.maternal)

Spend a lovely couple of hours,  on one of our fun and informal drawing and painting sessions., all  outdoors in stunning  St.Ives.  Each session is a stand alone class, ideal for all ages and abilities - from complete  beginners and above. In small groups, with plenty of individual help and advice on hand with the tutor.  

What We Provide : We provide all  materials you need including Drawing board, paper and drawing equiptment / use of paints/ brushes and palatte,    What You Need To Bring: Dress for the weather - with appropriate sun or rain protetction, as the whole session is outdoors.  In very bad weather we may have to cancel.

Draw St Ives!

  • Thursday  and Saturday  / 10.30 - 12.00
  • £10 per person
  • Suitable For Adults and Children of All Ages
  • Meet at our Gallery Space, in  The Harbour Galleries, Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF. 

Get to see St.Ives in a different light!   Join us for a fun and informal sketching session outdoors, with Tutor Pete Giles and leave with several  sketches of beautiful St.Ives.   There is help on hand with tips and techniques on capturing what you see  -  So whether you are a complete beginner to drawing - or have more experience  - these sessions are for you!   No need to bring anything as we provide use of all  materials ,    Booking required, free to reserve your place,  payment can be made on the day.   ONLINE EVENTBRIGHT BOOKING HERE     

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Watercolour St Ives

  • Mondays (10.30 - 12.15) 
  • from 2 May - October 2022
  • £15 per person, inc materials.
  • Suitable for adults and children

A stand alone, informal, outdoor watercolour class with Zoe Eaton.  Suitable for all ages, from complete beginnners and above, and accompanied children.    We choose a different spot at each session, within  a short walk from the Harbour Galleries,   and make several paintings  based on the theme and techniques of the session.  Theres help and advice at each step of the way.  All materials are included. Leave with several watercolour paintings on a range of paper sizes.   Meet at our gallery space at The Harbour Galleries, Wharf Road, TR26 1LF.   To book your space message us, and payment can be made on the day.

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Sketchbook St Ives!

  •  £20 per person
  • 10.15 - 12.30
  • Fri 6 May / 13 May ./ 20 May / 3 June / Fri 10 June / Fri 17 June/ Every Friday until October
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities including complete beginners

 

Fill a sketchbook with your creative images  and  drawings of St Ives. Ideal for all the family, from complete beginners and above.   Starting from Barnoon Arts in the Harbour Galleries, we take a short walk stopping to capture different views of this beautiful town along the way. Our friendly and experienced tutors are on had with a range of drawing exercises and techniques. Explore a variety of drawing materials which might include graphite, inks, collage and other mixed media.

This event is entirely outdoors, so dress for the weather. All Materials provided including an A5 or A4 sketchbook,

 TO BOOK  free to reserve at  Eventbright HERE   (payment can be  made on the day by cash or card).

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STUDIO WORKSHOPS

The following classes are all held at our lovely indoor studio  space - situated at Barnoon Workshop, Clodgy View, St.Ives, TR26 1JG.  https://what3words.com/duos.innovator.shirtless 

Studio Watercolour Painting

 Mon 9 May . 2 - 4 pm / £20 / £10 child  

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 5 people
  • £100  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied children

Learn how to  make the most of these beautiful transparent paints with tutor Zoe Eaton.  Gain tips and help at each step of the way,,For the  chosen paitning theme.  for painting the theme of the sesion.   This is an indoor studio workshop  with a different topic at each session., but we can adapt the theme to suit your group.   Leave with  your finished paintings on quality watercolour papers.  All materials are included. To book see top of page

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Mono Printing: Intro to Printing Without a Press With Dorrie King

  • £25 per person 
  • Thurs 26 May  / 14.00 - 16.30                                                                                                                                           

Get to explore this simple and immediate printing technique,   with  Dorrie King.  This workshop coincides with our 'Print'  Exhibition (23 May - 5 June),  featuring works by five  artists using a range of print techniques.

Dorrie  is an artist, printmaker and sculptor, and teacher.  During this  session  you will get guidance at each step - starting with  experimental line drawings, such as continuous line  and blind drawings,  from views in the surrounding area.  Explore how  these can be further developed into monoprints.  The emphasis will be on mark making, using a wide range of implements.    Each student will work on plate glass and use oil based etching ink.   Participants will be supplied with a range of papers, disposable gloves  for the duration of the session.  Leave with several  drawings, studies, and final prints on paper.  Can get messy, so wear suitable clothing!

Price includes all materials.   See top of page for booking details.

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Natural Soap Making

2 hour workshop / £25 per person

Sat 7 May   or  Thurs 16 June 2 - 4 pm

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 6 people
  • £120  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied childred

Learn how to make a vairety of lovely natural soaps, that are animal product free, and without any nasty chemicals -  using easy to obtain ingredients that you can find at home.  Discover how to add natural scent,  decoration and texture, and beneficial skin properties.

We will be using vegetable 'melt and pour' soap base and adding a whole range of lovely extra ingredients for beneficial skin properties,  scent,  texture and  decoration  - including herbs,  and essential oils.  Experiment with different combinations and create your own recipes.  Leave with several bars of quality, handmade soaps.

To book see top of page.

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Printing with Found Objects

  • £25 adults / Child £15   
  • Thursday 2 June / 2 - 4 pm
  • Suitable for Adults and  accompanied children 

A session where you can get printing with just about anything!  In good weather we go outside and print from found textures including manhole covers, walls and gathered found objects.  In bad weather, we print with a mixture of found ojbects and textures including plants, netting, seaweed etc.  Layer up interesting textures, colours  and patterns and leave with multiple prints -  There will be materials on hand for you make  gift tags, book covers, greeting cards etc.  To book see top of page.

ABSTRACT DRAWING WITH PETER GILES

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 5 people
  • £100  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied childred

Delve into the world of patterns and abstraction, with artist Peter Giles.  Discover techniques  using a combination of exploration, exercises and discussion, and finish with a final piece on heavyweight paper. First we will explore shapes and lines, as a basis for building pattern - then Introduce colour with coloured pencils, markers pens, compressed charcoal etc  

Suitable for all levels of drawing ability, from complete beginners, to those who wish to find a different way to draw and discover a new language and enjoy the beneficial experience of mindful drawing practices. To Book email [email protected]

Container Candle Making

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 5 people
  • £120  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied childred

A great introduction to candle making for all ages.  Discover how to make beautiful, scented containter candles.  You will learn which containters can be used,  choosing the correct wick,  how to melt the wax, colour and scent your candles., and   the  very many different types of  candle wax availalble.    Included in the session are all materials,  containters,  items for decoration and essential oils.   Leave with several candles in a variety of  rcontainers.   To  book see top of page.

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Paint A Seascape / Landscape

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 5 people
  • £120  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied children

Paint a beautiful seascape with  acrylic paints on canvas .   Create your impression of the magnificent scenery overlooking Porthmeor Beach - capturing the fleeting light, colours and textures of the sea, sand  and sky.   Starting with initial outdoor  sketches and  photos  we then return to the studio to create the painting., or in good weather work outside.   Leave the session with an acrylic painting on a canvas .  There is help at each step of the way, with painting techniques, colour mixing and more,  with tutor Zoe Eaton..  Price includes all materials   To book, see top of page.

St Ives Abstract Painting

  • £25 per person / £15 accompanied Child aged 16 and under
  • Tues 30 August / 2 - 4.30 pm

 

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 5 people
  • £100  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied childred

Take inspiration from some of the great St.Ives  abstract painters. including Terry Frost, Patrick Heron and Wilhemina Barnes-Graham, and create your own abstract piece.  This workshop is suitable for all ages and levels of ability, including complete beginners. 

There is help at each step of the way, with painting techniques, colour mixing and composition ,  with  artist Zoe Eaton.  We start with a paper collage, to design your colours, shapes and composition, before painting. with acrylics.   Leave with a  painting  on a quality A4 or  A3  size  canvas ..  The workshop is suitable for all ages and levels of ability, including complete beginners. 

Price includes all materials. See top of page for booking details.

Beach Crafts

  • PRIVATE PARTY BOOKING   
  • Choose your Date, and day Tuesday  - Saturdays /  2 - 4.30 pm. 
  • Pay flat rate fee for up to 6 people
  • £120  inc materials
  • Suitable for adults and accompanied childred

A  lovely way  to work with pretty beach finds such as pebbles, driftwood, crockery,  shells and sea glass.  Transform them into unique art pieces.   In the studio we have all the tools, materials  and finishings you need  for your  group  to make their choice of objects:  You can  make a beach find mosaic coaster or tile,  wall hangingskey rings......   We provide the beach finds too, but feel free to bring along your own beach treasures to add the personal touch.   Contact us to book your slot for your group.

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Resin Charms

  • Private Party booking £150 (flate rate fee for up to 6 people)
  • Choose your session date,  on  Tue / Wed . Thurs / Sat 2 - 4.30 pm
  • Suitable for adults and children aged 5 and over.

Learn how to cast Crystal Resin into small items such as bottle tops, moulds and shells - to create key rings, charms, pendants, fridge magnets and brooches. Discover what you can add,  how to increase drying time, and avoid common pitfalls. You will have the opportunity to make several pieces, with all materials included ( feel free to bring your own small items such as broken jewellery or keepsakes to include). To book this event, please message us with your choice of date.  

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