NEW Figure Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist

Tuesday 28th February – 2nd May 2017 7pm-10pm. A foundational figure drawing class will help demystify and give greater control of drawing the human figure with authority. Over the ten weeks we will discuss and develop the different stages through a variety of techniques, lectures and demos, including looking at how Anatomy can help inform our choices. This class is ideal for beginners and seasoned artists alike that wish to improve their figure drawing. Fee: £200 (10 sessions) or £22 for a single trial session.

Papermaking Courses

We offer intensive papermaking sessions, delivered by our Production Manager and lead papermaker. Participants will learn about the craft of fine art papermaking; the theory and the practise, making your own sheets to take away. All materials provided. The day will provide you with all you need to know and opportunity to experiment.

When: Next date Sunday 23rd April 2017
Time: 11.00 – 16.00
Fee: £80

Booking essential. Please contact Sue or Maureen on 01442 234600 or education@thepapertrail.org.uk.

TOURS

On Thursdays and the 1st Sunday of each month, join one of our scheduled guided tours and discover how fascinating paper is – that thing we take for granted is truly amazing. Try making handmade paper We have three tours a day 11.15, 13.00 and 2.45. Please book in advance if groups are larger than 10 or you wish to bring a group on another day. In addition visit our cafe, gallery and paper shop. Boat rides also available.

School Trips

Our education team offer a range of exciting workshops for schools covering Key Stages 1. 2. 3 and 4, outreach activities and school assemblies. A standard 2.5 hour visit includes mill tour, papermaking and
a third activity selected from
this list: weaving, braille, history, science, recycling, letterpress and art. And much, much more.

"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. - Anon. English 19th C. "