Art of Playing


3 in stock

SKU: AOP-3 Category:


Covid-19 Update (19.3.2020): This workshop was originally planned to take place on 18th and 19th April 2020 but due to our temporary closure we have been forced to reschedule. We ask those who can to please consider supporting OVADA during this challenging period by booking this workshop in advance and pledging to attend when we reopen in the summer.

If you booked before 13.3.2020 you will be entitled to a full refund or can choose to leave your account in credit for a future class. Please contact:

Two-day weekend workshop:

Saturday 29th &  Sunday 30th August 2020
10.30am – 3.30pm

Join artist and facilitator Lisa Bates for a weekend workshop exploring your creativity. This experimental weekend offers time and space for play, along with ideas to find inspiration, whether you’re an established artist or cautious creative.

Day 1: 10:30am – 3:30pm (lunch break 12.30-1.30pm)
Part 1 – Warming Up
Part 2 – Getting Started: road test a range of ways to get unstuck, make a mess, or to let go of apprehensions

Day 2: 10:30am – 3:30pm (lunch break 12.30-1.30pm)
Part 3 – Why Do I Make Art?: explore what motivates you to make
Part 4 – An Artist’s Toolkit: consider the resources you need to keep your practice nourished

This class is open to all; previous experience is not required. Materials are provided within the cost of the class fee.