14 Sep

Sheffield Independent School of Art: Autumn Term

Ignite Imaginations can announce the new autumn term of classes at Sheffield Independent School of Art.  Classes are open to all ages and abilities and are based at the Old Junior School, South View Road, S7 1DB.  To book on, or for more information, please contact the artist leading each class directly.

‘Paint like the Old Masters’ – An Introduction to techniques of great artists

With Marcin Szuba

Mondays until 5th October, 6 – 8pm

£10 per session.

Produce copies or your own work following a series of stages in oil paint.  All materials provided.

Contact Marcin or 0114 2589400


Basic Pattern Cutting Workshops- Women’s wear

With Lisa Wallace

Tuesdays until 6th October, 10.30am – 12 noon

£7 per session (£5 concession)

Bring a pencil and creativity!

Contact Lisa or 0114 23 59 7 15


Life Drawing with Lizzy

With Lizzy Alageswaran

Tuesday until 20th October, 7 – 9pm

£6 per session

A friendly and supportive life drawing class for all abilities.  Some tuition offered.  Easels, drawings boards and some materials provided.

Contact Lizzy or 0797660-604

Playing with Clay Workshops

With Sarah Frost

Making and Decorating – Wednesday 16th September, 10am – 12:30pm

Mosaic Building – Wednesday 23rd September, 10am – 12:30pm

Introductory price of £15 (reductions for groups and Families)

Learners will be introduced to basic clay handling and surface impression techniques.  Includes materials, tuition and home-made-cakes

Contact Sarah or 07964173848


Observational Painting Course – Introduction to Still Life and Oil Painting

With Marcin Szuba

Thursday until 1st October, 6 – 9pm

£15 per session (£12 concession)

Explore the whole process of creating finished still life oil paintings. Suitable for all levels of experience.  All materials provided.

Contact Marcin or 0114 2589400

Complete Dance Music Production for Beginners Class (IT SUITE)

With Nye Farley

Saturday 19th and 26th September and 3rd and 10th October, 1 – 4pm.

£10 per session or £35 for the whole course if paid in advance 

Covering everything you need to know to make dance/underground music from techno to bassline to glitch hop.  Use of computers and software included.

To book contact Nye or 07722088131


One Day Lino Printing workshop for beginners

With Saskia Palmer

Saturday 19th September 10am – 4pm

£35 per person includes all materials and refreshments.

Learn to design, cut and print your own unique lino print guided and supported by Saskia using a fabulous vintage book press.

Contact or 07877372629

Ceramic Painting Café

With Sarah Frost

Saturday 26th September, 2 – 4pm

Pay for a piece of pottery and decorate using underglaze paints and paint on glazes. Work will be fired and returned to you. Refreshments and home-made cakes for sale.

Contact Sarah  or 07964173848

Ignite Imaginations are supporting local artists to run these classes by offering support with publicity, advice and mentoring and affordable rates of rent. If you are interested in running your own class or would like to hire the space for one off studio projects email

For further information please contact Charlie Barnes at Ignite Imaginations on 0114 268 6813 or

Ignite Imaginations

Ignite Imaginations provides high quality arts activities in areas where there is little opportunity to engage. We aim to create a bespoke, long lasting and inspiring experience. We offer free events and workshops focussing on visual arts and creative writing for all ages and backgrounds. Working in partnership with the community we aim to increase confidence and skill, reduce isolation, promote the usage of local spaces and increase pride and ownership over public space. Every project we deliver we aim to leave a legacy through community celebrations, exhibitions, publications or temporary or permanent changes.


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