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.
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 has excellent natural light, 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.
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"
"Loved with cake"
"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.
After an Art in the Barn workshop, you will have acquired enough understanding of new skills and techniques, to be able to practice and develop at home.