FRIDAY OCT 19TH.

SAXMUNDHAM FREE SCHOOL

TAKING STOCK OF SAUCES        CODE: 510        10.00-16.00
Tutor: Deborah Paul                        £62.00
Using locally sourced ingredients you will learn how to make a “base stock” from both meat bones and vegetables.  We then use either stock to make a seasonal soup and bake fresh soda bread which we will enjoy for our lunch together.  We will also prepare an enriched roux, and make a fish pie to take home.

BOB ROSS ‘WET ON WET’ OIL PAINTING         CODE: 511        10.30-15.30
Tutor: Caroline Stevens                           £51.00
Learn to paint a full landscape painting in just one session!  Caroline (CRI Certified Bob Ross) shows you how to paint using this fun and exciting technique.  All equipment/canvass supplied. Beginners welcome and anyone that might want to improve on their wet-on-wet technique of painting are encouraged to come along.  Subjects are mainly North American Landscapes … E.G. snowy mountains, lakes, waterfalls and peaceful snow scenes!  Please bring a packed lunch.

MAKE A SIMPLE SLIP-CASTING/PRESS MOULD FOR USE IN YOUR CLAY WORK    
                    CODE: 512        10.00 - 16.00    
Tutor: Emma Jayne Robertson                    £80.60
Create your own plaster mould suitable for slip-casting or press-moulding and some small sprig moulds for decoration.Spend the day learning about Mould Making, how it can be used in the ceramics industry and the more technical side to working with clay. We will be working with Plaster of Paris so you will probably get messy. Please note: you will only be making a mould for future use with your ceramics.  You will not be able to use the moulds you make on the day. Previous ceramic experience is helpful but not essential.

FORAGERS BASKET            CODE: 513        10.00-16.00
Tutor: Jo Hammond                        £61.20
Weave a wide oval basket from English willow and some lovely textured twigs gathered from the wild. This design contains foraged materials, and is also the ideal basket to take on a foraging trip – mushrooming, for instance! You’ll learn how to shape a hoop and ribs, simple weaving techniques, adding a handle, and lots of other skills in selecting the willow, finishing and trimming your work.  Please note:, Willow weaving is moderately hard work and does require a firm grip, and the flexibility to bend over and squat down occasionally.

WALTZ / CHA CHA CHA / FOXTROT             CODE: 514        10.30-13.00
Tutor: Yvonne & Doug Stewart                    £46.00 per couple
Get ready for the party season, come for a taster session and learn basic steps in Waltz, Cha Cha Cha and Social Foxtrot in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Bring a partner and wear comfortable shoes.

USING WATER COLOUR PENCILS        CODE: 515        09.30 - 12.30    
Tutor: Vaughan Windle                        £27.60
An excellent way to record in a sketchbook or produce more finished work.  This media allows full colour paintings to be completed with a minimum of equipment.  Techniques explained.  Requirements – 140lb water colour paper, a set of  12 or 24 water soluble pencils and a medium size water colour brush.

PINE CONE WREATH            CODE: 516        09.30 - 13.30
Tutor: Helen Barker                        £39.80
Create and decorate a lovely rustic wreath using material and pine cones.  Fabric wrap a metal frame then decorate with fabric flowers and painted cones.  Please bring your own fabric, a heavier weight is better 1-1½ metres and a pair of scissors. 

NORSE MYTHOLOGY            CODE: 517        09.45 - 12.45
Tutor: Julie Wheeler                        £27.60
A course to introduce you to fascinating characters with wonderful stories to tell.  Who are Odin, Thor and Frey, Frigga, Freyja and Hel?  And what on earth is Yggdrasil?  Those ancient people of what is now modern Scandinavia lived with a plethora of deities and magic that informed their world.  They could remember and recite stories of deeds and mystery from other realms that would last for hours to explain the illusive nature of the physical world plus tease and frighten them with alternative afterlife possibilities.  These tales could send a person running fearlessly into battle believing they possessed the strength of a bear..!  We will explore their world through their own art and stories that they have left behind.  There are even parallels with other worldwide spiritual belief systems.  No previous knowledge necessary.


OCT 25th & 26th.

HUNTINGFIELD HUB


HOW TO MAKE A STRUCTURED BONED BODICE     CODE: 430          Thurs     11.00 - 16.30
Tutor: Martin Dobson                £110.00        Fri    10.00 - 16.30
This two day course is ideal for students who have experience in sewing and would like to know how to put together a structured boned bodice with metal spiral bones and lace up back – this technique can then be used to create a stand-alone bodice, or top to a wedding or prom dress.
Students will need to be competent in sewing and garment assembly.
Please bring your sewing machine with zipper foot attachment, fabric scissors and thread – a pack of components will be supplied so the bodice can be cut out and assembled.


FRIDAY NOV 2nd,

SAXMUNDHAM FROMUS CENTRE

RAG RUGS                CODE: 518        09.00 – 13.00    
Tutor: Irene Stocks                        £39.80
Learn the basics of rug hooking, using recycled fabrics to create colourful and useful rugs, mats, cushions etc.  Bring along some fabric (old t-shirts are good, but any fabric can be used) and a large pair of scissors.  Hessian and hooks will be provided, and you may purchase your hook at the end of the class if you wish.

FABRIC SCREENPRINTING            CODE: 519        10.00  – 16.00
Tutor: Jacky Linney                        £55.00
Working with textile designer Jacky, you will learn the basic techniques of screen printing to go home with a unique fabric of your own design, big enough for a cushion cover.  First you will design and cut paper stencils, then use screens to apply colour through the stencils onto fabric.  This is a quick way to produce effective colourful patterns for t-shirts, bags, curtains, blinds.  Inks and a piece of fabric are included, extra fabric will be available at cost price.  Please wear old clothes and/or an apron.  Bring along a packed lunch, a plain t-shirt/pillowcases if you wish to experiment and a cutting board and craft knife if you have them.  No experience needed.


FRIDAY NOV 16th,

LEISTON St MARGARETS F.C. HALL

JIVE                      CODE: 520        10.30-12.30
Tutor: Yvonne & Doug Stewart                    £36.80 per couple
Not ready for the Christmas dance yet?  Fast or slow there will be a Jive for you as you learn the Latin American and Rock Jives in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Bring a partner and wear comfortable shoes.


FRIDAY NOV 16th,

SAXMUNDHAM FROMUS CENTRE

BOB ROSS ‘WET ON WET’ OIL PAINTING         CODE: 521        10.30-15.30
Tutor: Caroline Stevens                        £51.00
Learn to paint a full landscape painting in just one session!  Caroline (CRI Certified Bob Ross) shows you how to paint using this fun and exciting technique.  All equipment/canvass supplied. Beginners welcome and anyone that might want to improve on their wet-on-wet technique of painting are encouraged to come along.  Subjects are mainly North American Landscapes … E.G. snowy mountains, lakes, waterfalls and peaceful snow scenes!  Please bring a packed lunch.
    

NEEDLE FELTED ROBINS            CODE: 522        9.30-12.30    
Tutor: Rachel Glover                        £28.60
Come along and have a go at making a cute three dimensional robin while learning how to needle felt.  No experience necessary and all materials are provided.  The technique does         require that you have some strength in your wrists.


FRIDAY NOV 23rd,

FRAMLINGHAM St MICHAELS HALL

WALTZ / CHA CHA CHA / FOXTROT             CODE: 523        10.30-13.00
Tutor: Yvonne & Doug Stewart                    £46.00 per couple
Get ready for the party season, come for a taster session and learn basic steps in Waltz, Cha Cha Cha and Social Foxtrot in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Bring a partner and wear comfortable shoes.


THURSDAY NOV 29th,

BAWDSEY VILLAGE HALL

BEACHCOMBING FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOP      CODE: 431     10.00-15.30
Tutor: Kate Osborne            £46.00        (9.30am for tea/coffee)    
We will spend the morning beachcombing at East Lane, Bawdsey on your very own treasure hunt.  In the afternoon we will explore your beachcombed treasures and our Suffolk shingle habitat in greater detail.  There will be top beachcombing tips and a chance to see Kate’s private beachcombing collection.  No experience or prior knowledge required. Wear suitable clothes for the weather (layers for warmth & wind) and boots/shoes with a good tread in case it is muddy.  Please bring a packed lunch and a change of clothes in case you get wet!
Please be aware: the course and beachcomb will go ahead regardless of the weather.  There is a short steep slope to access the beach.


FRIDAY NOV 30th,

SAXMUNDHAM FROMUS CENTRE

RAG RUGS                CODE: 524        09.00 – 13.00    
Tutor: Irene Stocks                        £39.80
Learn the basics of rug hooking, using recycled fabrics to create colourful and useful rugs, mats, cushions etc.  Bring along some fabric (old t-shirts are good, but any fabric can be used) and a large pair of scissors.  Hessian and hooks will be provided, and you may purchase your hook at the end of the class if you wish.

WALTZ / CHA CHA CHA / FOXTROT             CODE: 525        10.30-13.00
Tutor: Yvonne & Doug Stewart                    £46.00 per couple
Get ready for the party season, come for a taster session and learn basic steps in Waltz, Cha Cha Cha and Social Foxtrot in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Bring a partner and wear comfortable shoes.


FRIDAY DEC 7th,

HUNTINGFIELD HUB

INTRODUCTION TO SLIP-CASTING        CODE: 526        10.00 - 16.00    
Tutor: Emma Jayne Robertson                    £80.60
Spend the day having a go at slip-casting (using liquid clay in plaster moulds) with porcelain.
Make a variety of shapes, paint a fired slip-cast vase, decorate a glazed item with ceramic transfers (stickers for ceramics).
Items will be delivered back to Coastal Leisure Learning after being glazed and fired (please note this could take 4-6 weeks as it needs to dry out thoroughly and then be fired twice)