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Art & Design - Stroud School of Art.

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Art Leisure Courses Info


Part Time Prospectus Spring/Summer 17-18 FAQ 2017/18 Student Feedback Form

Additional Course Notes:


Each student will be expected to provide their own material every week (flowers, foliage,tools- scissors, knife, oasis, cellophane, tape etc) costing approx. £3 - £15 per week depending on the design. You will need to bring the following to your first class for Level 1 and Level 2 or Practical:

Autumn term 

10 stems of small headed roses (single head and not spray roses), 2 stems of filler flower (e.g. gypsophila) and 6-7 stems of foliage.

Spring term

5-10 stems tulips, 5 freesias (or other spring flowers); filler such, as 1-2 gypsophila or waxflower (or other) and foliage such as Salal

Summer term:

Sheaf design: 5 stems of iris, 3 stems of germini; 3-5 stems of spray carnations, and a filler such, as 1-2 stems of gypsophila or waxflower or September (or other) and 3-5 stems of foliage such as Salal or eucalyptus, 2 stems of aspidistra, 3 stems of leather leaves.

Plus Materials:

Scissors and string. Summer term additional items: 1.5m cellophane, stapler, handful of raffia (tutor can advise where to buy after first class)

Stained Glass

What to wear?

Please wear only sturdy shoes or boots.(No open-toe sandals)


Additional Costs

Materials costs paid in the initial fee are for slips and glazes and tool maintenance. Students' work is paid for by weight once completed and ready for firing.