What’s On

Our artists have a vibrant schedule of events throughout the year.

Weekly Art History with Lisa Fretwell

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

This 10 week course on Monday afternoons is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about European painting between 1945 –1995. It will be a basic introduction to selected art movements during this period starting with the influences upon the Abstract Expressionist Movement, how it affected European countries, focusing essentially upon painting, sculpture […]

Weekly Creative Pattern Cutting with Jacqueline Bounsall

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Our pattern cutting course gives you the foundation skills for learning how to make garment patterns for woven fabrics from your own body measurements. You will create basic blocks/shapes that can be manipulated into endless designs. If it is your first time on the course you will start with a skirt block for the first […]

Textiles & Mixed Media course with MellyMadeDesigns

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

This 10 week course on Wednesday mornings will offer you a chance to explore textile techniques through projects set with Melanie. Throughout each term you will have the opportunity to explore various types of dyeing and painting, printmaking with wooden blocks and lino, stitching both by hand and with a machine, using tea bag, vlieseline, […]

Screen print your own unique Lampshade

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Screen printing onto textiles is colourful, creative, adaptable and fast! For beginners or the more experienced. Sarah will introduce you to the magical experience of creating your own fabric designs through screen printing; designs can be simple, intricate, random or abstract. You will then turn your fabric into a lampshade of your own design and […]

Weekly Drawing Studio course with Cläre Basel

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

“I have learned that what I have not drawn, I have never really seen, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, sheer miracle.” – Frederick Franck This ten-week drawing class on Thursday mornings will be studio based and allow you to take a deeper dive into your […]

Weekly Innovative Painting course with Cläre Basel

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

over 10 Thursday afternoons, these weekly classes focus on developing your authentic voice in paint. Through a series of playful experiments and more rigorous testing of art theories you will gain confidence in listening to your intuition and enjoy using your discoveries in your art making. You will use mixed media to develop your ideas […]

Weekly Stained Glass courses with Jill Fordham

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Learn the ancient craft-skills of stained glass as still applied to contemporary stained glass design today. Join us and be inspired by historic and modern glass artists and then design, choose, cut and assemble glass to create your own vibrant and stunning works of art in stained glass. You can work with leading or copper […]

Weekly Felt Making course with Lisa Fretwell

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

For this five week series of classes Lisa will teach you the art of felt making using wet felting techniques. You will be introduced to the history of feltmaking, learn how to blend colours using carders, learn how to combine felts, manipulation techniques and how to embellish your work with other materials. During the process […]

Exploring Printmaking course with Charlotte Aldis

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Over 10 Friday afternoons this course offers you the opportunity to explore a variety of printmaking techniques ranging from linocut to monotype, drypoint to collagraph. Whether you have done it before or are new to the processes you will have the opportunity to learn and explore these different techniques with Charlotte's expert guidance. Learn about […]

Weekly Jewellery & Silversmithing course with Elia Rizzo

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Over 10 Fridays. Would you like to learn to make interesting jewellery pieces using step-by-step, foolproof techniques? This course provides a unique opportunity to learnskills in jewellery and silversmithing techniques, following a formal teaching programme developed by Elia Rizzo. Each term participants will address a different project in the well-equipped Cambridge Art Makers’ space. The […]

making Your mark | A Joyful Approach to Drawing course iwth Cläre Basel

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Drawing can represent our thoughts; we can express our ideas and emotions through the marks we make. We each have a unique way of seeing the world and our drawing, much like our handwriting demonstrates our individuality. This workshop will allow you to play with different materials to discover what you enjoy and how you […]

Printmaking | Gelli Plate Prints with Cläre Basel

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Court, Linton, near Cambridge

Join us for day of exploring texture and print using Gelli Plates. Gelli plates are extremely versatile and can be used to print without a printing press. They respond well to working with stencils, old lace, raffia, grasses, and mono printing. We will be using acrylic paints and posca pens and testing prints on a […]

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