Art & Craft Courses
with Vitreus Art @The Bell Plantation

"Outstanding teaching - step by stem instructions delivered at a totally appropriate pace" -Simon

"I had a fantastic time, I can't wait to come back!" - Kate

"Excellent facilities and tuition, very knowledgeable tutors" - Kate

"Great class - I can't believe we managed to make an almost-professional looking piece in one day! - Michael

"Learnt so much - a really great day and inspiring teachers" - Helen

"An amazing day, full of learnings with knowledgeable instructors. Good fun!" - Garry

"Educational, informative,and inspiring!" - Jeremy

Vitreus Art - Fun and Distinctive Art Classes and Craft courses

Would you like to learn a new art skill? Discover your creative side? Approach your existing artistic activities from a new direction?

Our ethos has always been to hold fun, creative and friendly classes in small groups, and to include all materials in the cost, wherever possible.

Classes take place at the Vitreus Art studio in Northants near Towcester in our spacious studio, with small class sizes, widely spaced benches and a creative vibe.

New - Paper Sculpture workshops with Graham Lester for all levels

Brand new at Vitreus Art - the fantastic Graham Lester (who's art we've been displaying in the gallery for many years) has designed a fabulous Paper Sculpture workshop for us - in just 4 hours you'll create an elegant paper shoe sculpture like the ones shown below.

If time allows you can also make a stylish paper Lily. The workshop covers all the essential techniques, all materials are included and beginners are most welcome!
Info is here...
Join Graham Lester for this fun paper sculpture class at Vitreus Art

New- Fused Glass Garden Art workshops for all levels

Create your own piece of amazing fused glass Garden Art standing approx 90cm tall - perfect for your garden or decking!
Learn the basics of glass fusing and make something you'll love to enjoy outdoors!
Join our new Fused Glass Gazrden Art workshop at Vitreus Art - click for info
Hit the link for more info!

New - Needle Felting Classes added for April 2024 and onwards

We're delighted to welcome Alyson Merrall (aka FeltSewSoft) to our group of tutors. Alyson will be running a series of Needle Felting classes for beginners from April with a choice of cute projects to make. Find out more here...
Needle Felting workshops with Alyson Merrall at Vitreus Art

New Fluid Art Workshops added

Welcome Hazel Beckett - tutor for our new Fluid Art-Acrylic Pour workshops. Discover the magic that is Fluid Art (also known as acrylic pour) - manipulating special acrylic paints to move across your canvas - with beautiful and often surprising results!

Learn the key techniques and create around 3 works of fluid art in just half-a-day! Click the link for info and to book!
Join artist and tutor Hazel Beckett for her new fluid art workshops - learn how to create beautiful art using acrylic pour techniques at Vitreus Art

Two brand-new classes in the studio just added

Join us for a fun half-day mini workshop and make a beautiful fused glass flower or meadow themed S-curve. Your curve stands up on its own.
Discover the joy that is glass fusing for just £65 and collect your piece of art in a week or so after firing!Make a lovely flower or meadow themed S-curve in fused glass on this workshop with Vitreus Art

Or, if you're a keen gardener (or you just love your outdoor space) you can now make one of these fabulous freestanding leaded glass panels to enjoy outside all year round. This new one-day class will teach you all you need to know to make your own!Make an impressive stained glass garden panel on this workshop with Vitreus Art

New Fused Glass Slumping Workshops with Jenny Timms

Yes - three new themed workshops!
Choose from Slumped S-Curves Flowers theme, S-Curves Beach Huts or Houses and Slumped Bowl.

Each workshop is suitable for beginners and all materials are included as usual. Click the links to see what you'll be making!
New glass fusing workshops with Jenny Timms - slumping, make a bowl or two s-curve glass art pieces in one day

 

We'll always be happy to answer your questions, or chat to you at our studio.

If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.


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Mixed media and painting with Clare Tebboth
Painting and Printing Courses with Clare Tebboth

Join this amazing Paper Sculpture half-day class with Graham Lester
Paper Sculpture Classes with Graham Lester

Needle Felting workshops with Alyson Merrall at Vitreus Art
Needle Felting Classes with Alyson Merrall

Join artist and tutor Hazel Beckett for her new fluid art workshops - learn how to create beautiful art using acrylic pour techniques at Vitreus Art
Fluid Art Workshops with Hazel Beckett

Papercut art workshops with Stacey Young at Vitreus Art
Papercut Art Workshops
with Stacey Young

Ceramic Painting workshops with Kate Lowe at Vitreus Art
Ceramic Painting Workshops
with Kate Lowe

Wire Wrapped Jewellery workshop with Jo Cross at Vitreus Art
Wire Wrapped Jewellery
Courses with Jo Cross

Lesley Passey - Create Amazing Portraits - 5 week course at Vitreus Art
Create Amazing Sculptures or Portraits courses with Lesley Passey

Learn oil painting with Lou Thomas
Oil Painting courses with Lou Thomas

Fusing class with Vitreus Art
Glass Fusing Introduction
Classes with Vitreus Art

Glass Fusing Garden Art - new workshop at Vitreus Art - click for detailsGarden Glass Art
Classes with Vitreus Art

Fusing class with Vitreus Art
Glass Fusing Tack Relief
Classes with Vitreus Art

Fused glass courses and classes with Vitreus Art
Glass Slumping Fusing
Classes with Vitreus Art

Fused Glass Pebble Bowl workshop at Vitreus Art
Pebble Bowl Fusing
Classes with Vitreus Art

Glass Fusing intensive evening course with Vitreus Art
6-week Fusing
Courses with Vitreus Art

Glass Fusing intensive evening course with Vitreus Art
Weekend Fusing
Courses with Vitreus Art

Make your own fused glass ocean wave on this new 1 day glass workshop with Vitreus Art|
Ocean Wave 1-day Fusing
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Stained glass leading classes - follow the link for info
Stained Glass Leading
Classes with Vitreus Art

Stained glass fliling classes with Vitreus Art - follow the link for more info
Stained Glass Foiling
Classes with Vitreus Art

Glass courses with Vitreus Art
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Stained Glass Lamp
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Stained Glass Lantern Classes with Vitreus Art
Glass Lantern
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Stained Glass copper fooil candleholder workshops at Vitreus Art
Stained Glass 3d Copper Foiled Classes with
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Glass Terrarium Workshop - make your own copper foiled glass terrarium on this workshop with Vitreus Art
Glass Terrarium Classes with Vitreus Art

Learn to make silver jewllery on our PMC class for beginners
Precious Metal Clay Silver Jewellery with Jenny Timms

Make your own freestanding garden glass art on this workshop with Vitreus Art
Garden Glass Classes with Vitreus Art

Make your own fused glass pocket vases with Vitreus Art on this half-day workshop
Pocket Vases Fusing
Classes with Vitreus Art

New workshop - fused glass tealight holders afternoon class at Vitreus Art studio and gallery
Tealight Holders Fusing
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Mushroom Fusing
Classes with Vitreus Art

Fused Glass Flowers workshop with Vitreus Art
Glass Flowers Fusing
Classes with Vitreus Art

Glass Fusing and Stained glass courses and classes with Vitreus Art
Other Classes
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Christmas craft workshops - make your own Xmas glass decorations with Vitreus Art
Christmas Workshops