Make Your Own Artist’s Sketchbook

Course overview

You will experiment with drawing, collage and printmaking techniques; all of which will be brought together into a hand-made sketchbook!

You will leave with a personal hand-made journal/ artist’s sketchbook full of your own produced artwork.

There are a limited number of FREE places available on this course, for those aged 19 and over (at the start of the course) and who either have a mental health condition or difficulty, are employed and earning an annual salary less than £17,004 per annum, in receipt of state benefit in your own name and unemployed or working and earning less than £338 per month (or £541 for household claims), are a single parent, or have a social or emotional difficulty.

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By combining recycled papers together with your own artwork, the result will be a unique personal artist’s sketchbook/ journal that you can take away and continue.

You will learn and develop:

  • drawing and collage techniques
  • simple bookbinding techniques
  • dry-point etching
  • screen-printing from stencils

Teaching methods include:

  • formal instruction
  • discussion
  • individual tuition
  • practical demonstration
  • practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

You do not need to bring anything; we will provide basic materials.

However, if you wish to work from personal objects, photographs, letters or memories, then please bring them along to the first session!

The course will be run by artists Madalyn Taylor and Liz Lake, both of whom teach at Banbury College.

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