This Art of Mine

Type:Craft Workshop

Little Budds Farm, Coldblow Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3LR

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This Art Of Mine is a contemporary and friendly art studio in the heart of the Kentish countryside.

We welcome all ages and abilities and want to make sure you have fun and create something to be proud of.

Paint your own ceramics, hot press your own designs onto t-shirts and bags or make your own enamelled or silver jewellery. You can come to the studio or we can come to you.

For Groups
Make jewellery or paint a masterpiece at This Art of Mine based in Thurnham. The studio is a friendly arts and crafting centre which can cater for small parties or larger groups of up to 30. Organised activities include enamel and silver jewellery making, Loom weaving, hot-pressed T-shirt and bag designs plus clay sculpting and painting ceramics.
Set in a converted barn with plenty of parking space for mini-buses, all activities are taught by an expert team of friendly staff. There is local group accommodation within walking distance at Coldblow Farm camping barns. For more information visit or call 01622 735312
• Educational Visits Accepted
• Family Fun
• Groups Accepted
• Guide Dogs Permitted
• Meeting Room
• Partial Disabled
• Picnic Site
• Wet Weather


Guide Prices

Prices vary according to the type of workshops.


Wednesday, 24th July 2019 - Friday, 26th July 2019

Learning about perspectives in art at This Art of Mine. Summer Holiday Workshop: Perspectives in ArtThis is a three day week all about different perspectives in art. Your child will be learning some clever techniques to create the illusion of depth and distance in their drawing and painting and looking at things from all different angles. 
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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Working with watercolours to paint bird feathers at This Art of Mine.Children's Art Class: A Lesson in WatercoloursYour child will learn how to use watercolours and then practice their technique by painting watercolour feathers.
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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Learning how to draw eyes with this workshop at This Art of Mine. Young Adults Art Class: How to Draw EyesIn this workshop, your child will have lots of fun learning new drawing techniques which will allow them to draw eyes in a portrait.
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Monday, 29th July 2019 - Friday, 2nd August 2019

A summer holiday workshop learning different clay techniques.Summer Holiday Workshop: Clay ManiaThese 5 days are all about learning everything there is to know about clay and ceramics. Learn how to design and make your diverse clay sculptures, how to use glazes, how the kiln works and much more. Your child will also get the opportunity to throw a pot on the wheel everyday.
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Monday, 5th August 2019 - Friday, 9th August 2019

Out of this world arts and crafts in the summer holidays at This Art of Mine. Summer Holiday Workshop: Out of this WorldThese 5 days are all about exploring the boundaries of your imagination. Your child will be exploring diverse landscapes from Hogwarts to Wonderland and capturing strange and mythical creatures. 
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Monday, 19th August 2019 - Friday, 23rd August 2019

Celebrating some of the best illustrators and cartoonists at This Art of Mine workshop.Summer Holiday Workshop: Illustration WeekThis is a truly lovely week where your child will be immersed into the styles of different illustrators including Tony Ross, Eric Carle and Dr Seuss. As well as emulating their styles, the children will be encouraged to start thinking about their own style too.
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Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 24th August 2019

A fun art workshop teaching children how to blend colours in their own paintings.Children's Art Class: A Lesson in BlendingYour child will learn the important technique of blending colours and shading to create their own masterpiece scene of their own.
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Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 24th August 2019

Learning how to use chalk to create striking pictures at This Art of Mine.Young Adults Art Class: Creating Contrast with ChalksDuring the course of this unique class your child will learn how to be expressive and bold with chalks to create their own striking chalk picture.
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Monday, 26th August 2019 - Friday, 30th August 2019

Learn some cool and unique art techniques and designs at this workshop at This Art of Mine. Summer Holiday Workshop: Experimenting with ArtThese five days are all about pushing the boundaries of art. Your child will be experimenting with different artistic mediums, learning new techniques and creating clever effects with paints, clay, tools, ink and more. 
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Saturday, 31st August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

Painting flowers with watercolour, ink and alcohol. Creating Abstract Flowers (with Inks & Alcohol)Enjoy this fun weekend watercolour, ink and alcohol workshop creating beautiful flowers at This Art of Mine.
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Tuesday, 10th September 2019 - Tuesday, 10th September 2019

Engaging, stimulating and creative fun workshop for your little one at This Art of Mine.Pre-School Paint and Story TimeThis Art of Mine's 4 weekly classes are a wonderful, creative opportunity for little people to enjoy story time before painting a piece of pottery inspired by the book they've just enjoyed. 
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Sunday, 15th September 2019 - Sunday, 15th September 2019

Saturday, 19th October 2019 - Saturday, 19th October 2019

Have a real crack of making your perfect pot on a wheel at This Art of Mine all day event. All Day Wheel ThrowingThis is a great day for anyone who wants to have a real crack at mastering throwing clay on a wheel. Practice makes perfect, so enjoy spending all day learning how to throw pots until you make one you're proud of!
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Saturday, 21st September 2019 - Saturday, 21st September 2019

A watercolour and ink painting class for beginners featuring different animals at This Art of Mine. Discovering Animals Through Inks & WatercoloursSpend a relaxing day learning how to draw animals in an interesting pose with watercolours and inks.
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Sunday, 22nd September 2019 - Sunday, 22nd September 2019

Learn how to paint with acrylics at This Art of Mine.Children's Art Class: How to PaintYour child will enjoy learning how to paint and draw realistic flowers by focusing on shading and blending before having a go at drawing a flower using acrylic paints.
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Sunday, 22nd September 2019 - Sunday, 22nd September 2019

Painting inspired by Frida Kahlo for young adults at This Art of Mine.Young Adults Art Class: Frida Kahlo Inspired PaintingYour child will enjoy learning how to draw and paint flowers and objects in a Mexican/Frida style using pencils, acrylics and chalk.
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Sunday, 20th October 2019 - Sunday, 20th October 2019

Learn self expression through art with this portrait workshop.Young Adults Art Class: Expressing Yourself Through ArtYour child will be using diverse artistic techniques to create a beautiful portrait of themselves celebrating the things they love and what makes them who they are.
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019

Have fun creating marble effects at this arty workshop.Children's Art Class: A Lesson in MarblingYour child will really enjoy learning how to create a marble technique which they can use to create their own masterpieces at this workshop.
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Sunday, 27th October 2019 - Sunday, 27th October 2019

Silver jewellery making workshop at This Art of Mine.Silver Clay Jewellery WorkshopLearn how to make your own unique solid silver jewellery using a special silver clay produced in Japan.
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  • Groups Accepted

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside


Map & Directions

Opening Times

2019 opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Different workshops are run on different dates so its best to check the website.

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