Beginner’s Guide to Mixed Media with Sarah Hunt

Five week Creative Course

Photograph by Cat Lane


Term 1 Dates
17, 24, 31 January, 7,14 February 2022


Gift vouchers available

We are booking up to 12 people on this course however this is subject to change based on government guidelines concerning Covid 19.

We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.

Please read our Covid-19 Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+ 
All skill levels welcome.

What will be covered in the class?
Discover (or re-discover) your inner artist!

This course is perfect for beginners who are looking to build confidence and skills in creativity or for those who already have lots of creative experience but feel that they need some new inspiration!

This is a 5 week course is designed to encourage a playful approach to creating images in mixed media, while being guided through elements of colour theory, composition and application.  

In the first three weeks you will be guided by artist tutor Sarah Hunt as you explore different mark making techniques using a variety of tools and media, working from both your imagination and observational studies. You will build up a folder of resources, which you will use to develop a final piece in the last weeks inspired by an image of your choice. This can be based on a memory of a perfect day, a dream or even the Arts Centre’s historic parkland! 
What will I need to bring?
 Materials and tools are included.

Art Studio. The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.

Sarah Hunt is a textile and mixed media artist. She loves to take a fresh look at traditional art and craft techniques - playing with scale, subject and material - so that she can share them with others in a playful and accessible way. Her courses are popular with early years all the way up to grownups as she creates safe and nurturing spaces to explore creativity and learn new skills.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance refunds will be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.

In acknowledgement of these exceptional times, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has amended its refund policy on a temporary basis. Students are now entitled for refunds in the following circumstances:

  1. If you are unable to attend a class as you are showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  2. If you are unable to attend a class as someone you live with is showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  3. If Milton Keynes Arts Centre cancels or postpones classes.

Refunds shall be made on the basis of every class students have missed.

In all other instances outside of these circumstances, bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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