HOW TO BOOK 

To buy tickets for any of our bookable events please: contact

 

Autumn Weekly Events

Mondays 10 - 12/ Open Drawing Group/ A stand alone opend drawing class for all levels and abilities£10

Mondays 2 - 4 pm / Water Colour Classes / With a different theme each week exploring techniques and materials.£15

Tues/Wed/Thur/Sat 10.30 - 12.00 /Draw St.Ives/ Drop in outdoor drawing experience for all abilities £7

Wednesdays / 7 - 8.30 pm / Beginners Guitar Classes / Small groups, learn to play the guitar with Pete Giles.  £10

OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MONDAYS / 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own.

Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 children &  concs).

Click Here To Book Online.

DRAW St.Ives!

Outdoor Drawing Sessions - Every Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sat

10.30 am - 12.00/  £7.00 

Join us on one of our outdoor drawing experiences and get to see St.Ives in a different light!  These 90 minute drawing tours are sutable for all levels and abilities, including complete beginners.  We take you to lovely spots around St.Ives, depending on the season and weather, including  beach scenes, coastal path, townscapes, pretty streets, gardens, harbour scenes and more.  We include drawing materials and tips and techniques on capturing what you see.

No booking needed, just meet at Barnoon Workshop, and dress for the weather!

Check our calendar for dates.

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Beginners Guitar LESSON

Every Wednesday 19.00 - 20.30

A weekly stand alone guitar class suitable for complete beginners, or lapsed players who wish to get back into playing. Led by Pete Giles, in a relaxed and informal style, with small groups and plenty of time for individual feedback.
You are welcome to just one session, or come along every week to build up your skills - bring your guitar (or ask about borrowing one)

Costs £10 per session. 

Click Here To Book Online.

CONTEMPORARY DECOUPAGE

SAT 19 OCT 10:00 - 12:00

Learn how to create a beautiful decoratived platter or box, using Decoupage, a technique that involves layering collaged papers with glues and varnish - these can be combined with paint effects and personalised to your choice of design.
This technique is great to cover boxes, trays, picture frames, or give new lease of life to old items of furniture, and they make great gifts too!
During this workshops we will take you through the steps of choosing your design, cutting, and use of correct materials and tools. Included in the price is a square palmleaf plate (25cm x 25 cm ), or box to decorate, and all materials. However feel free to bring along your own small object, and any relevant images you want to use.
Adults £20, child price £10 (under 5's free) Click Here To Book Online.

Create A HOLIDAY SKETCHBOOK/JOURNAL

SAT 19 OCT 14:00 - 16:00

Create your own visual diary of your holiday, or for your specific area of interest .

We start with a plain A5 sketch book, and cover with fabric, papers or artwork. Then create themed template pages, using techniques, including collage, colour washes, decorated boarders,etc Get inspiration for examples of page designs, lettering styles and writing prompts. Discover interesting ways to Incorporate tickets, postcards and other ephemera that one collects along the way. You then have a unique and beautiful art book - to add your own notes, drawings or photos! A lasting memoir of your travels or hobby!

With All materials to get you started, including a plain paper A5 eco sketchbook. Feel free to bring along collected contributions such as cards, receipts, papers and images.

All Tickets £12. Click Here To Book Online.

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OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MON 21 OCT 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own. Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 concs). Click Here To Book Online.

wATERCOLOUR class

MON 21 OCT 14:00 - 16.00

Stand alone sessions suitable for complete beginners, or those who want a little guidance and help with watercolour painting. Learn how to make the most of this lovely transparent paint, and pick up tips and techniques, with artist Zoe Eaton.

There is a different subject each week, so you can pick and mix your topics. Cost £15 per session, to include all materials.

Click Here To Book Online.

nature relief tiles

Nature Relief Tiles / TUES 22 OCT 14:00 - 16:00

Create beautiful art pieces with Plaster of Paris tiles! We will be using natural foraged materials, including plants, seaweed, shells, and seeds - then get creative with your own arrangements. With Zoe Eaton, learn how to create a mold with your chosen items, and mix Plaster of Paris to cast your mold. The Plaster picks up fantastic details, and makes a lasting durable cast.. You will have time to make 2 tiles - that can be painted later when fully dried out.

Adults £20, Children £10 including materials.

Click Here To Book Online

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urban scenes with colour pencils

WED 23 OCT 10.00 - 12.00

Learn to get the most out of colour pencils and Create drawings of pretty streets, houses and town scenes.
Get to Experiment with a range of pencil types including :- standard pencils, Blendable Polycolour, Pastel and Water Colour, Gain tips and techniques to create a range of textures and interest to your drawings including 'dry' blending, Stippling, Hatching, Scumbling, Layering, Burnishing, Frottage and Scratching in..

Costs £10 (adults and children over 5). Click Here To Book Online.

INTRODUCTION TO BATIK

WED 23 OCT 14:00 - 16:30

An introduction to Batik - a beautiful method of decorating textiles.
We will be using a stencil and tub dye method - With Zoe Eaton who will help you to design and create your own stencil. We then apply melted wax, which hardens and forms a 'resist' in the dye bath. The wax is easy to remove later, when the fabric is dry, revealing your design.

Included are all materials, and samples of plain cotton - ideal to use as a wall hanging or sewing project. But feel free to bring along any small, pre-washed cotton items such as table cloths, pillow case, T- Shirt, tea towel etc) to decorate on the day. Suitable for adults and children over 5 years of age. Adults £20, children £10.

  Click Here To Book Online.

FABULOUS RESIN jewellery

THURS 24 OCT 10:00 - 12:30

Make Charms and jewellery - Learn how to cast Crystal Resin into small items such as recycled bottle tops, shells and molds - to create keyrings, charms,r pendants, magnets or brooches. Feel free to bring your own little treasures to cast, including beads, photographs, dried flowers or keepsakes.

You will have the opportunity to make several pieces, with all materials and fitments included . Some items may need to be collected the next day to allow for drying
Adults £25 ,(Children aged 8 and above £15)

 Click Here To Book Online.

Bobby Wotnot

painting in the style of ALFRED WALLIS

THURS 24 OCT 14.00 - 16.30

learn a little about the fascinating life and working methods of Alfred Wallis, and take inspiration as a basis for your own artwork. Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942) was a naive artist who lived and worked in St.Ives. Take a little tour around town and walk in Alfred Walis footsteps taking in significant sights, make sketches or take photos. Back at the studio we will lead you into making your own painting, drawing on the styles, themes, techniques and colours of Alfred Wallis. This workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities, and complete novices!

. Adults £20, children £10.

  Click Here To Book Online.

PAINT A MINI MASTERPIECE - ST IVES ABSTRACT

FRI 25 OCT 10:00 - 12:00

Create your own little abstract painting with Zoe Eaton. We take a look at the style and techniques of some of the great St Ives based abstract artists including Terry Frost, Patrick Heron and W.Barnes- Graham - to take inspiration and create your own work.

We start with paper collage exercises, to explore shapes, colour and develop your composition. Then use your collage as a basis for your finished design, with acrylic paint on canvas.

No experience in using acrylic paints needed - this workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities (wear old clothes, can get messy)!

Adults £20, children £12.    Click Here To Book Online.

EXPLORE ABSTRACT DRAWING

FRI 25 OCT 14:00 - 16:00


Delve into the world of patterns and abstraction, with artist Peter Giles. It is well known that 'losing yourself' in art is a very beneficial experience and good for your wellbeing.

Suitable for all levels of drawing ability, from complete beginners, to those who wish to find a different way to draw and discover a new language. During the session we will be using a combination of exploration, exercises and discussion, and finish with a final piece on heavyweight paper. First we will explore shapes and lines, as a basis for building pattern - then Introduce colour with coloured pencils, markers pens, compressed charcoal etc.

Adults £15 See top of page or. Click Here To Book Online.

VIEWS OF ST IVES - Acrylic Painting Day

SAT 26 OCT 10:00 - 16:00

A series of stand alone Painting days with Zoe Eaton, for complete beginners, or those who want to further develop their skills in using Acrylic paints. No existing art skills are required, with step by step help for beginners.
We start by making observational drawings or photos (or bring along your own photos) from local town views, then make a preparatory study on paper - working out composition and colours.
Learn how to transfer your study to a canvas and create an under painting. Finish your Town scape using a mixture of techniques and leave with a finished painting on an A4 sized canvas.

Tickets £40.00 (children £20) including all materials.
To book call the Cornish Riveria Box Office 01726 879500 or click on link above.
You may want to wear old clothes, and bring a packed lunch.

Click Here To Book Online.

FREE EVENT - sunday hangout

Sunday 27 October, 13.00 - 16.00 PM

Come and hang out with us on Sunday afternoon and  find out whats going on at Barnoon - and enjoy some creative down time.

  • All Welcome  - adults and children.
  • No need to book -  drop in any time during the afternoon.
  • Free colouring sheets to do
  • Free drawing activities to try
  • Halloween themed arts

Contact us for for more info.. 

OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MON 28 OCT 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own.

Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 concs).

Click Here To Book Online.

WATERCOLOUR

MON 28 OCT 14:00 - 16:00

A stand alone watercolour session, suitable for beginners and above.  We will be creating a watercolour picture, with help at all stages.

All materials included. Adults £15, children £10

Click Here To Book Online.

scented container candles

  • Tue Oct 29 / 10.00 - 12.00 
  • Sat 9 Nov/ 10 - 12

Make your own quality scented candles, using eco soya container wax.
Experiment with containers such as recycled glass jars and shells.
Learn about different wax types, safe working methods, correct wicks to use, and how to colour and fragrance with essential oils. Add additional ingredients such as dried flowers, shells and get creative with decorations for your containers.
Leave with 2 or 3 lovely quality scented candles, great for indoors or outdoor use, or nice gifts!.

All materials included. Adults £20, children £10

DRAWING WITH WIRE

TUES 29 OCT 14:00 - 16:00

DRAWING WITH WIRE

Create some wonderful 3D wire drawings, taking inspiration from the work of Alexander Calder.who created a large amount of wire portraits, animals and circus performers.

We will start with some 'continuous line drawings' to develop your design and find the right shape. Then create your sculpture using aluminium modelling wire, which is soft and easy to manipulate.
Leave with some charming little wire sculptures that can be hung on a wall or attached to a background.

Not recommended for children under the age of 5. Adults £15 / Kids £10

Click Here To Book Online or tel 0790 0095203

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DECOUPAGE WORKSHOP

WEDS 30 OCT 10.00 - 12.30

Learn how to create a beautiful decoratived platter or box, using Decoupage, a technique that involves layering collaged papers with glues and varnish - these can be combined with paint effects and personalised to your choice of design.
This technique is great to cover boxes, trays, picture frames, or give new lease of life to old items of furniture, and they make great gifts too!
During this workshops we will take you through the steps of choosing your design, cutting, and use of correct materials and tools. Included in the price is a square or round palmleaf plate  to decorate, and all materials. However feel free to bring along your own small object, and any relevant images you want to use.
Adults £20, child price £10    Click Here To Book Online.

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Painting with oils

Learn how to use this beautiful and versatile medium. Oil paints are injoying a resurgance - as they are mainly natural ingredients, and binders without the plastic of acrylic!  Learn how to mix with mediums including linseed oil and genuine turps (extracted from pine trees).
Each week we have a different stand alone topic, designed to explore and develop a variety of techniques -  Develop your own artistic style and gain an understanding of colour mixing, using mediums, glazing, impasto painting, brush work, how to prepare and use painting surfaces and more. Suitable for complete beginners, or experienced artists who want to develop the use of oil paints.

  • 16/10 - Still Life - cancelled
  • 30/10 - Autumn Foliage & Blooms -  with focus on blending, colour mixing and mark making
  • 7 Nov - Still Life Fruit and bowls with Focus on an an acrylic underpainting, on paper - then using transparent oil glazes over your under painting.
  • 14 Nov - Portrait - learn how to mix flexh tones - create a self portrait or picture from a photo.
  • Costs £20 per session,(Child price £12) to include all materials (wear old clothes or bring an apron)!   To book ONLINE CLICK HERE or call The cornish Riveria Box office 01726 879500

NATURE MONOPRINTS

THURS 31 OCT 10:00 - 12:00

The workshop is led by Zoe Eaton who will show how to develop your image from drawings of plants,leaves, or seaweed to create simple line drawings with mono printing techniques.

Using single colour, based bloc printing inks, and mono - printing techniques which can then be tinted with watercolours or drawing media - it is a simple technique that produces different and unexpected results each time. We also show how you can prepare and make pressings and prints directly from the plants themselves!

Adults £15 Children £10  Click Here To Book Online.

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FREE EVENT - SUNDAY HANG OUT

Sun 3 Nov / or Sun 10 Nov 13:00 - 16:00

Come and hang out with us on Sunday afternoon and  find out whats going on at Barnoon - and enjoy some creative down time.

  • All Welcome  - adults and children.
  • No need to book -  drop in any time during the afternoon.
  • Free colouring sheets to do
  • Free drawing activities to try
  • Contact us for for more info.. 

OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MON 4 NOV 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own. Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 concs). Click Here To Book Online.

WATERCOLOUR

MON 4 NOV 14:00 - 16:00

A stand alone watercolour session, suitable for beginners and above.  We will be creating a watercolour picture, with help at all stages.

All materials included. Adults £15, children £10

Click Here To Book Online.

scented container candles

Sat 9 Nov/ 10:00 - 12:00

Make your own quality scented candles, using eco soya container wax.
Experiment with containers such as recycled glass jars and shells.
Learn about different wax types, safe working methods, correct wicks to use, and how to colour and fragrance with essential oils. Add additional ingredients such as dried flowers, shells and get creative with decorations for your containers.
Leave with 2 or 3 lovely quality scented candles, great for indoors or outdoor use, or nice gifts!.

All materials included. Adults £20, children £10 To Book Online Click Here

OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MON 11 NOV 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own. Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 concs). Click Here To Book Online.

WATERCOLOUR

MON 11 NOV 14:00 - 16:00

A stand alone watercolour session, suitable for beginners and above.  We will be creating a watercolour picture, with help at all stages.

All materials included. Adults £15, children £10

Click Here To Book Online.

NATURE MONOPRINTS

TUES 12 NOV 14:00 - 16:00

The workshop is led by Zoe Eaton who will show how to develop your image from drawings of plants,leaves, or seaweed to create simple line drawings with mono printing techniques.

Using single colour, based bloc printing inks, and mono - printing techniques which can then be tinted with watercolours or drawing media - it is a simple technique that produces different and unexpected results each time. We also show how you can prepare and make pressings and prints directly from the plants themselves!

Adults £15 Children £10  Click Here To Book Online.

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  • monoprint leaves
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  • seaweedprint

EXPLORE ABSTRACT DRAWING

WED 13 NOV 14:00 - 16:00


Delve into the world of patterns and abstraction, with artist Peter Giles. It is well known that 'losing yourself' in art is a very beneficial experience and good for your wellbeing.

Suitable for all levels of drawing ability, from complete beginners, to those who wish to find a different way to draw and discover a new language. During the session we will be using a combination of exploration, exercises and discussion, and finish with a final piece on heavyweight paper. First we will explore shapes and lines, as a basis for building pattern - then Introduce colour with coloured pencils, markers pens, compressed charcoal etc.

Adults £15 See top of page or. Click Here To Book Online.

OPEN DRAWING GROUP

MON 25 NOV 10:00 - 12.00

A drawing class for all levels and abilities - The sessions are taught by experienced tutors, in a friendly and informative style.

Each week we explore different themes and media. from the local landscape, to botanical, portraits, people and animals!

All welcome, materials included but feel free to bring your own. Booking advised, £10 per session (£7.50 concs). Click Here To Book Online.

WATERCOLOUR

MON 25 NOV 14:00 - 16:00

A stand alone watercolour session, suitable for beginners and above.  We will be creating a watercolour picture, with help at all stages.

All materials included. Adults £15, children £10

Click Here To Book Online.

Cards & GIFT WRAP!

 THURS 28 NOV 10:00 - 12:00

Or Sat 30 Nov 2 - 4 pm

Seasonal Cards & Gift Wrap

Create lovely seasonal wrapping paper and greetings cards. Add the personal touch to your Christmas or seasonal event, and leave with a set of unique cards and hand printed wrapping paper!

We have lots of useful tips, and ideas to help you realise your designs. With simple mono-printing, collage and mixed media techniques explained. Get to make printed gift wrap on recyclable brown paper, and several greetings cards with envenlopes

All materials are included. Advanced booking recommended.
Adults £15, Children £10 .

PAINT A MINI MASTERPIECE - ST IVES ABSTRACT

TUES 10 DEC 10:00 - 12:00

 

Create your own little abstract painting with Zoe Eaton. We take a look at the style and techniques of some of the great St Ives based abstract artists including Terry Frost, Patrick Heron and W.Barnes- Graham - to take inspiration and create your own work.

We start with paper collage exercises, to explore shapes, colour and develop your composition. Then use your collage as a basis for your finished design, with acrylic paint on canvas.

No experience in using acrylic paints needed - this workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities (wear old clothes, can get messy)!

Adults £20, Kids, £12

.Click Here To Book Online.

DECOUPAGE WORKSHOP

Thur 12  DECEMBER 10 - 12

Learn how to create a beautiful decoratived platter or box, using Decoupage, a technique that involves layering collaged papers with glues and varnish - these can be combined with paint effects and personalised to your choice of design.
This technique is great to cover boxes, trays, picture frames, or give new lease of life to old items of furniture, and they make great gifts too!
During this workshops we will take you through the steps of choosing your design, cutting, and use of correct materials and tools. Included in the price is a square or round palmleaf plate  to decorate, and all materials. However feel free to bring along your own small object, and any relevant images you want to use.
Adults £20, child price £10    Click Here To Book Online.

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SEASONAL WREATHS & NATURAL DECORATIONS

SAT 14 DEC 10:00 - 12:00/

or Sat 14 Dec / 14:00 - 16:00

Create stunning festive wreaths - using natural seasonal materials . Get contemporary design ideas with Zoe Eaton - using dried fruit and seeds, willow, wire, foliage, shells, bells and bits and bobs!
Workshop includes all materials to make one or two wreaths or wall hangings and some tree decorations.  Choose from the Morning or Afternoon Session.

Adults £15, children £10 - (under 5's free).  All materials are included. Advanced booking recommended.

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scented container candles

THURS 19 DEC 18:30 - 20:30

SAT 21 DEC 14:00 - 16:00

Make your own quality scented candles, using eco soya container wax.
Experiment with containers such as recycled glass jars and shells.
Learn about different wax types, safe working methods, correct wicks to use, and how to colour and fragrance with essential oils. Add additional ingredients such as dried flowers, shells and get creative with decorations for your containers.
Leave with 2 or 3 lovely quality scented candles, great for indoors or outdoor use, or nice gifts!.

All materials included. Adults £20, children £10 To Book Online Click Here

NATURAL SOAP MAKING

SAT 21 DEC 10:00 - 12:00

Get to make hand made soap bars, using all natural ingredients. We start with an organic vegetable melt and pour soap base, then add herbs, spices, essential oils, oats, seaweed, lemon peel...
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We have lovely ingredients to experiment with, to create your own recipes. Learn which ingredients are best to add bulk, texture, colour, decoration. and beneficial skin properties.
Leave with several bars of soap, finished with pretty wrappings. .
Adults £20, children £10 including material To Book Online Click Here

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painting VIEWS OF ST IVES in Acrylic

SAT 18 JAN/  10:00 - 16:00

Sat 8 Feb / 10:00 - 16.00

A series of stand alone Painting days with Zoe Eaton, for complete beginners, or those who want to further develop their skills in using Acrylic paints. No existing art skills are required, with step by step help for beginners.
We start by making observational drawings or photos (or bring along your own photos) from local town views, then make a preparatory study on paper - working out composition and colours.
Learn how to transfer your study to a canvas and create an under painting. Finish your Town scape using a mixture of techniques and leave with a finished painting on an A4 sized canvas.

Tickets £40.00 (children £20) including all materials.
To book call the Cornish Riveria Box Office 01726 879500 or click on link above.  You may want to wear old clothes, and bring a packed lunch.

Click Here To Book Online.