Mixed Media Mini Album with Helen Pigott.
Sunday 2nd July
Make a delightful mini tag book album with Helen Pigott. We will be using , stamps, stencils, collage materials, die cuts, paints Gelatos Distress oxide inks, and many other mixed media materials.
No experience needed- includes all materials.
Learn some basic embroidery stitches such as chain stitch, long stitch and French knots.
Use your new found knowledge to create your own personalised broach for you or your loved one to wear. There will be a selection of beautiful wool blended felts to choose your colours from, perfect to match your favourite outfit or create with a special occasion in mind.
All equipment will be provided on the day.
Hand embroidered and appliqued bag
Sunday 23rd July
Introduction to cake pops Workshop
In this great workshop introduction to cake pops, we will cover all aspects from moulding and dipping techniques, to decorating and packaging. At the end of the workshop you will leave with 6 differently decorated cake pops.
No experience necessary, all ingredients and equipment are included. You will also receive a step-by-step guide with handy hints and tips to take home with you.
Glass Fusing Taster
with Dawn Turner
Sunday10th September 10-12
The Glass Taster Session approximately 2-3 hours – during this relaxed class, you don’t learn about cutting glass – you work with a clear glass blank and learn how to create a colourful sun-catcher or wall hanging by assembling your design from variety of mosaic sized pre-cut pieces or glass frit (granules). You should be able to make a couple of smaller pieces during this session, or one larger panel. Again, the pieces are fired, ready for collection at a later date. £25
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Knitting with Michelle Contact me to arrange a new date
Hand knitted scoks are so hot right now! In this class you will learn how to cast on, and graft off, using double pointed needelsem casting on in the round knitting in the round, working a heel flap, turning a heel and grafting a toe. You will make a mini sock and rget a free full size patern to take home. Email support is available after hte class as you continue your sock journey.
Life Drawling/Still life with
OUT OF STOCK
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Study a nude life-mode/Life drawingl with Oliver Lovley BA Hons, ASGFA and receive
tuition on measuring the human figure, mark-making, observational
Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop
Saturday 8th July
Come and make your very own chocolate truffles!
Be shown how to temper chocolate, make and flavour your own ganache before pipping into chocolate spheres. You'll then get to decorate your truffles in a variety of ways.
At the end you'll get to take 18 truffles in a box home (if you've not already eaten them!), as well as making some chocolate buttons.
All refreshments, equipment and ingredients included. Just bring an apron!
Introduction to hand embroidery- Creative Hoop Art Embroidery
Saturday 2nd September.
Learn some basic embroidery skills such as running and back stitch, chain stitch, french knots and satin stitch to name but a few.
Learn how to transfer your design onto your 100% cotton bag and use a selection of decorative patterned fabrics to bring your bag to life through applique and hand embroidery.
Finish your bag off with a beautiful cotton lace handle and professional woven badge. It’s the perfect size bag to take along to your favourite shopping trips or to give as a personalised gift.
All fabrics, embroidery threads and equipment are provided on the day, so all you need to bring with you is your creativity!
Introduction to traditional oil
Sunday 20th August
Includes all materials
Following our recent successful portrait workshop, join David to Learn the basic techniques and principles of classical indirect oil painting, to produce fast studies and solid groundings to finished work. All techniques explained can easily be adapted for portraiture, still life and landscape.
I start with a short discussion about oil painting, the mediums and paints used, what indirect painting actually consists of and then get into a day of painting in easy to follow stages using a simple composition portrait/landscape done by an old master that will teach the basic techniques you can practice at home.
Calligraphy with Jane Lappage
Saturday 7th October
£30 Choice of morning OR afternoon session
Round Hand Calligraphy
10am - 12.30
Classic Round Hand (also called Foundational) is the first script you learn to understand calligraphy techniques. Learn to hold the chisel nib at the correct angle and how to construct the letters using different strokes.
The workshops are light-hearted, fun and aimed to give a taster of the basic skills needed to produce this very popular beautiful script. Ideal for all those personal touches to your crafted cards or for generating your own unique designs.
Everything is provided for the class including a basic chisel pen and nib, practice lines, letters and paper (all yours to keep) along with Jane’s years of knowledge and information on this historic skill. Many other products for excelling at this art will be available to buy on the day.
The course includes all you need to get started:- nib, nib holder, practice lines, letters and paper. We will also understand the difference different nibs, inks and paints make to get you firmly on the right track to enjoying this great art.
Introduction to hand Knitting with
Michelle (from the lovliest yarn company)
2 session workshop- Contact to arrange date
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A two session workshop (6 hr total)
Including course notes, bamboo needles & starter yarn.
This class is for complete beginners.