At Go Create we're passionate about developing innovative courses, events and coaching services for people of all levels: from absolute beginners to practitioners requiring more specialist training and support.
Some of our tutors/courses are more beginner-friendly and others are more suitable for more advanced tutoring: we’re happy to advise on a course or a tutor that's right for you.
14 training courses found
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: Wedging and kneading; Centering; Wheel throwing; Lifting and trimming; Turning a plate.
This one-day course is pitched at beginners wishing to gain a firm grip of watercolour basics so that they can experiment and develop their skills at e course is suitable for those wishing to explore traditional or experimental watercolour skills. During the morning, Nina will also lead students through a series of practical exercises which teaches a substantial amount of information in a fun, impactful and hands-on way in a condensed period of time.
This is a hands-on course that will get you exploring form, materials and processes from the start as a means of sculptural expression. It assumes no previous knowledge of working with sculpture.
At the start of the week, students will encouraged to develop a series of sketches and drawings and will be taken through a series of exercises which demonstrate how these can be used to form the basis of more abstract painting and drawing development. Depending on your experience, you’ll be given advise on a whole range of topics from tonal contrast, composition and mark making together with technical guidance on painting.
COURSE CONTENT : Mosaic art history & methods; Health & safety; Tools & equipment; Mosaic materials: where to buy them or creating your own; How to smash up plates & other recycled items safely; Tile cutting, grouting & adhesives; How to create 3D sculptural forms for mosaic suitability of work for outdoor; Final polishing and finishing techniques.
This course will introduce clay modelling techniques and develop observational skills. As well as providing the opportunity for the practice and development of working from a model.
Want it all? Have it all with a creative mix course. We know our taster courses look great and are popular which is why we’ve developed a week course full of them.
This course assumes some experience in painting and drawing. The aim of the course is to develop each student beyond their current level.
This popular week long course is suitable for beginners and improvers and is led by a professional, gallery represented ceramic artist. You’ll learn with a blend of theory and practice in a comfortable studio environment.
Sample it all in this week long course that lets you explore traditional and experimental processes including lino, etching, drypoint, screen print and collagraphy. This course is suitable for absolute beginners and continuing students.
This course is designed to sharpen your observation skills and introduce you to techniques, mediums and new ways of seeing and thinking to rigorously develop and draw out your natural abilities. “Our introduction to drawing is designed to support individuals and to draw out natural abilities.
With our fast track painting and drawing course you’ll make excellent progress in both painting and drawing basics in just one week. We’re excellent at what we do and guarantee results.
Our courses are designed to ensure that participants get the maximum learning from their training course and make rapid progress throughout the course of the week. Group sizes are small- no more than 8/tutor – we coach rather than merely deliver learning – putting our drawing and painting courses in a different league.
This 5 day course is run by Mat Kemp, a very well respected (international/British) sculptor with degrees from Newcastle University (fine Art), The Royal College of Art (Bronze casting) and the Instituto Statale D’Art Florence (Sculpture). Mat’s own talents as a sculptor will get you expressively combining a range of materials including wire, metal, wood, found and recycled items.