Artist demonstrations and ‘have a go’ sessions

Many artists are offering demonstrations of their work and/or ‘have a go’ sessions throughout the open studios weekend. Contact the artists directly if you require further details.

Venue Name Demonstrations ‘Have a go’ sessions
1 Bevere Gallery Julie Leach and Zoe Taylor will be demonstrating in The Stable.
2 Sally Anne Morgan Demonstration of printing and explaining how the medium works. Visitors can have a go at printing, ages 7+
3 Greening Pottery and Glass Demonstrations throughout the day, subject to the number of visitors.
5 Sarah Roberts Demonstrations of printing techniques, such as mono printing and screen printing throughout each day.
10 Portfolio 19 Artists will be working in a variety of media over the weekend. Have a go and take part in a collaborative project taking place all weekend.
11 Pru Jeffrey Ongoing demonstrations of handloom weaving. Adults may try weaving on a table loom subject to the number of visitors at any one time.
13 Cherrie Mansfield Short demonstration of painting techniques at 4.15pm each day. Limited space so advance booking advisable.
14 Karen Stone Art I will give small demonstrations of the use of different materials and techniques. Subject to the number of visitors at any one time. Visitors will be able to try different things.
16a Kay Mullett Have a go on the potter’s wheel. Must book in advance. Sat or Sun 12–5, ages 8+, small charge. It takes about 15 mins to make a small pot.
16b Worcester Arts Workshop Demonstrations by the artists and some tutors at Worcester Arts Workshops, these will be ongoing. Drop in activities in painting and drawing, suitable for adults and children.

18 Frans Wesselman and Anna Yevtukh Bookbinding Workshop run by Anna Yevtukh on Saturday 24 August, 2pm to 4pm.

20 Tom Greenway Demonstrating the use of a traditional shave horse and draw knife, this will be ongoing. Visitors will be able to try the shave horse. There will be a fire pit in action to burn the shavings and toast marshmallows.
21 Susan Birth Children (under supervision) and adults will have the opportunity to use colourful collage papers to create their own simple still life compositions.
24 Jacqui Worrall – Colourful Creations Ongoing demonstrations on batik waxing on cloth. Have a go at using the tjanting tools with wax on cloth.

25 Deb Catesby and Mags Richardson We will be painting, drawing and working with clay during the weekend. This will be an ongoing process. Weather permitting, visitors can draw the orchard and trees outside the studio and make simple clay pots. All ages, paper, pastels and clay provided.
26 Peter Lloyd – The Pigsty Studio Ongoing work on a variety of calligraphic scripts using different tools and materials including gilding, illumination, knotwork and watercolour illustration. Have a go at calligraphy, sessions will be ongoing.
28 Foundry Artists Demonstration by Mick Pavey of various watercolour and mixed media techniques for landscapes. Sunday 25 August at 11am and 2pm. Have a go at making two-colour relief prints using polyprint. With Lynn Cartwright. Saturday 24 August 11am to 12 noon. Family friendly, ages 4+
30 Kate G and Clark Ongoing demonstrations of painting and ceramics. Opportunities to ‘have a go’ at most times.
34 Chris Walker at The Pigsty Studio I shall have work in progress
35b Chris Bell Ongoing demonstration during the day of hand-building ceramics or throwing depending on what I am working on at the time.
37 Eric Watson Art The demonstrations will be ongoing and will cover my technique of white on black drawing. Also how I develop a pastel painting. I will have available paintings and drawings for anyone that wants to have a go at using my techniques.

39 Lappelli Craft Studio I will be working in the studio throughout the weekend. Make a small key ring or pendant, available for all ages, at a small cost.
41 Lighthouse Glass Ongoing demonstrations of lampworking will be taking place every day. Have a go at lampworking, children with parent or guardian supervision, ages 14+
42 Edgiock Glass Ongoing demonstrations of glass cutting and fusing.
44 Kingcot Gallery I will demonstrate glass cutting and show the kilns upon request. Mosaic a tile of glass which will then be fired and posted out (or collected) once fired.

45 John Horton I will be painting watercolours all day and discussing my techniques, materials and inspiration with visitors.
48 We Are Closed We will have a variety of artist readings, film screenings and performances running between 10–4pm each day.

49 Alan Andrews Art Painting and drawing throughout each day. Drawing materials to hand for any children or adults who would like to have a go.

50 Vicky Pryer and Ricky Evans Vicky will be working on a new mosaic full of colour and sparkle.

51 Birlingham Village Hall Each artist will be working on their original art work throughout the three days.
52 Gary Coates – Stonearts Training Classical 3D frieze using lime mortar onto a rendered wall. This will be an ongoing project all weekend. Try your skills to throw a pot using a potter’s wheel.

53 Christopher Hughes I will demonstrate my painting techniques to any interested visitors. Have a go sessions are available on request for adults and children.

54 Earls Croome House Raku firing will be demonstrated daily. Play with some clay or paint a bowl, all ages. A small fee for the clay and firing, if required.
56 The Fold Workshops and Worcestershire Etsy Team Artists will be demonstrating various techniques over the weekend. Have a go at a variety of craft activities, ages 7+
59 Birchwood Hall Makers Batik, printmaking and pottery throwing demonstrations available over the weekend. Have a go sessions available, ages 9+
62 Artists at No.9 Paint, print, free hand machine and hand embroidery demonstrations will be ongoing each day.

63 St. Peter’s Printmakers Visitors will be able to contribute to a large collaborative artwork by printing with linocut blocks. Visitors will be able to try letterpress printing on a vintage Adana press and take home their letterpressed items.
64 Andrew Judd The Type Caster will be on all day for you to cast some words in hot metal and print them.

67 Catherine Adams Demonstration of on-going work.

69 Inner Picasso Studio Create a ‘spin art’ canvas for a small fee, ages 11+
72 Kevin Austin and Graham Davies Kevin will be working on a current painting.
76 Four Abstract Artists at Elmslie House Demonstrations will be on-going throughout each day.
78 Tulipeli Demonstrations on request in linocutting, inking plates, embossing and collagraphy.
80 G & L Art Demonstrations using clay at 3.00pm each day. Have a go using clay at 3.30pm each day.
83 Louise Pilditch I will be working on an ongoing encaustic painting.