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Here are a few of the activities Emma has been up to recently and events in the near future...

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Family Sun Print workshop

Work as a family to create stunning blue and white images using the power of the sun!

Don't worry - we can create art if its sunny or cloudy!

Book tickets here:

The Earth Trust

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Offbeat Festival

Join us on Gloucester Green market for interactive creative market stalls! All FREE! Make art prints using only sunlight, play with smashed-up pianos, make a zine or build a house.

Part of Offbeat Festival in Oxford

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th June

10am - 3pm

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Natural Pigment Family Art Workshop

Local artist, Emma Williams, will show you how to make your own bright coloured paints from the natural pigments that can be found in plants and spices.

Saturday 3rd June 2023

Book here:

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Fire and Wire Workshop

Come along to our family-friendly creative art workshop to make a night sky mobile with local artist Emma Williams.

Through an exciting technique that uses wire and fire, you’ll create elements inspired by the night sky – stars, moons and planets – and construct a beautiful hanging mobile.

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Exhibitions

Emma is excited to be taking part in Oxfordshire Artweeks this year!

Find her work at

The Earth Trust and at

St Ethelwold's House, Abingdon.

View her Artweeks information and  portfolio here.

The Earth Trust

St. Ethelwold's House

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Sunningwell School of Art

Summer Holiday Workshops

There are two workshops for the beginning of the holidays, one focusing on printing and the other on exploring colour and pattern.

Children can bring a packed lunch and spend the whole day creating!

Book here:

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Natural Learning Oxford

*New* Gin Flavouring Workshop

We have launched our new gin flavouring workshop, ideals for groups of friends or special parties. Explore the world of gin and it's botanicals before creating your own bespoke flavoured gin to you own reciepe.

Book Here:

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Sunningwell School of Art

Summer Holiday Workshops

There are two workshops for the beginning of the holidays, one focusing on printing and the other on exploring colour and pattern.

Children can bring a packed lunch and spend the whole day creating!

Book here:

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Sunningwell School of Art

Regular workshops for 8-10 & 11-14 year olds

Emma is now one of the regular team of children's tutors at the picturesque Sunningwell School of Art.

Each week children and young people have the chance to draw from life, use new materials and explore different art processes.

Book here:

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Sunningwell School of Art

Natural Art

Children's workshop

We will be crushing rocks, mixing spices, crushing berries to extract their pigments to make some natural artworks. We will even have a go at making our own brushes to paint with!

Book Here:

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Oxfordshire Hospital Schools

Explore Textiles

The young people at the Highfield Unit have been exploring a variety of techniques for surface decoration and textile construction including; patchwork, Shibori tie-dye, stencils, applique, collage, weaving and 3-D felt-making.

Jan - March 2021

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Sunningwell School of Art

Embrace Winter!

Children's Online Craft Workshop

Let’s celebrate the nature that is out and about at this time of year! Use scrap from around the house to create thoughtful arts and crafts. Suitable for 8-11 year olds.

Book here:

February half term virtual workshop - Em
Cambridge Uni Botanic Garden

How exciting! We are preparing for our first virtual workshop for Cambridge University Botanic Garden!

'Around the World in a Handful of Spices'. spaces still available for June 22nd.

 

March 29th 2021

&

June 22nd 2021

Book here:

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The Ashmolean Museum

We were delighted to be able to offer a virtual crafting session for the staff and volunteers of the Ashmolean Museum, creating natural and 'eco' Christmas cards and decorations.

Dec 2020

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Sunningwell School of Art

During these workshops children made five different Christmas decorations with an 'eco' theme, including these clever decorations made from recycled juice cartons!

Dec 2020

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Hightfield Unit workshops

This project allowed teenage pupils from the Highfield Unit at the Warneford Hospital to take part in two terms of art workshops based on 'The Elements' and printmaking techniques. A substantial body of work was created and pupils were able to submit their creations for an Arts Award certificate.

Sept 2020 - Dec 2021

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Sunningwell School of Art

These Autumn inspired workshops saw children create artworks inspired by the natural bounty of the season, using leaves, seeds, pods and twigs as their inspiration.

October 2020

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