Art in The Barn
Art in the Barn is a series of Art Courses and Workshops, that enable people to develop new artistic skills in an inspirational setting beneath the South Downs at Meon Springs Long Barn in Hampshire.
Our Spring Series includes a wide range of workshops that are suitable for all abilities. The venue is spacious and all control measures to manage the spread of contagious diseases are in place.
ART IN THE BARN - 18th to 23rd March 2021
It is a collaboration between artists Alison Butler (Blooming Designs) and Liz Wellby, who met at Loughborough University whilst studying for degrees in Textiles and Sculpture in the late 1980’s.
The location a beautiful rural setting in the upper Meon Valley in Hampshire (Meon Springs).
The Venue is an inspirational C18th thatched barn, that lends itself to art courses. It is spacious and has excellent natural light and superb views over the South Downs and beautiful exposed beams.
Our Facilitators - are qualified and experienced artists and teachers.
"Our aim is to offer a series of creative art workshops to bring together artistically minded people, in an inspirational setting."
Each course is suitable for all abilities and experiences. The ambience and relaxed atmosphere of the 18th Century Barn make it a real retreat from day to day life .
Our Workshops are suitable for beginners and experienced artists, allowing them to work together whilst exploring their creativity and acquiring new skills.
Due to the Covid 19 situation the following safety measures for workshops at Art in the Barn will include:
* A spacious and well ventilated venue.
*Hand washing facilities, with disposable paper towels.
*Hand sanitiser readily available.
*2m spacing signs.
*A workspace/table for each client, which provides a 2m space between others.
*Doors to be opened regularly to allow ventilation.
*Drinks made for you in your own cup.
*Wrapped biscuits available.
*Workshop providers to wear a visor throughout the workshops.
*A set of materials and equipment provided per participant.
*Thorough cleaning ahead of, during and post workshops.
*Any communal materials will be laid out in a way that participants can select them without touching other items, and they will be sanitised before use by others.
*Participants to wear face coverings for any group demos, when 2m distance cannot be maintained or when working one on one with the tutors.
*If weather permits, lunch may be taken outside.
*Participants to provide their details for Track and Trace.
If you would like to be kept informed of future art courses and, from time to time, receive art tips and advice from us, please leave your details below:
Comments from the previous series...
"Great to play and learn in a lovely environment."
"Really enjoyed learning these new artistic techniques."
"Found you on craftcourses.com"
"The day was well structured"
"I liked the variety of techniques that we were introduced to and the fact we could create a final piece at the end."
"Thank you for a wonderful morning. I had not appreciated there was so much to learn."
"The tutor was very patient and informative. I came away with a completed wire sculpture and the confidence to have a go on my own."
"Easy to follow and do, even for a "non-artistic" type."
Why join an Art in The Barn Workshop?
Art in the Barn
We aim to bring people together in an inspirational setting to support and develop their creative skills and abilities.
Encouraging creative skills has long been linked to improving good health and well being and stimulating memory.
On completing one of our workshops you will have acquired a range of new skills and will be able to practice and develop them in your own home.