Spend quality time with your Mum this Mother's Day and share a creative gift experience at a craft workshop! Find Mother's Day themed courses around the UK and learn new skills to hand make creative unique gifts to treasure. For more options, search for courses in your area on Sunday March 22nd 2020!
Brenda Burgess welcome students of all abilities to her ceramic sculpture workshops in some of the loveliest places. Clay is an amazing material and Brenda provides quality tuition in a relaxed and supportive environment to allow you to explore your creativity. Brenda truly welcomes students of all abilities to these session. Student numbers are limited to allow for plenty of tuition time. Friendly, supportive and fun sessions.
Suitable for unusual team builders and hendays. A...
Are you ready to start your creative adventure?
Come and spend a relaxing few hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting.
We will be using notebooks, mirrors or mdf shapes, fabric and other 'findings' to create a unique project, which will be completed in time for you to take home.
This is an ideal starting point for those wanting to go further on their Powertex journey.
We will start...
This is a 2.5 hour throwing lesson on a potter’s wheel. The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student/s and caters for the complete beginner upwards.
This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel with friends or individually.
There will be a maximum of 4 students on any one course.
There are a number of dates to pick from:
- Tuesday afternoon dates (2pm...
Hands-on practical one-day spinning course in the Lake District National Park. Covers all aspects, including fibre selection and preparation. By the end of the day you will have a working knowledge of the all the techniques necessary to go away and start spinning your own yarn.
The course covers:
• Fibre selection and preparation. Looking at all sorts of fleeces to find what's best for your needs
• Carding and Blending fibres using a drum...
Come and join us for a fun filled day of safe candle making. Making handmade gifts such as candles is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities. Save yourself a fortune by learning how to make your own soy wax poured candles either for pleasure or why not sell on at local craft fairs.
Once you have discovered the many benefits of soy candles you will never look back. You will be able to...
Learn the collagraph printmaking process, using pieces of litter collected from rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Create textured prints using a hand operated roller press, then combine your collagraphs with hand drawn or painted detail, or take them home as is.
We discuss the theory of 4 different waxes (gel, soy, paraffin, beeswax), labelling, both regulatory, and decoratively, different wicks, health and safety, how to heat the wax safely, the different fragrance and colouring choices and how to apply them. Differences in containers, techniques and troubleshooting and finally, equipment needed with pro's and cons.
For the practical side, you will make a candle in a teacup & saucer with previously coloured and fragranced, paraffin wax (soy...
Special introductory offer from £50 for one day workshop in acrylics, mixed media and soft pastels. Subjects include: landscapes, still life, abstract, portraits, etc.
Wednesday workshops are held at my home studio in Whatstandwell from 10.00am until 4.30pm (lunch & refreshments included).
I also hold specialist workshops including, the decorative art of gilding, introduction to landscape painting in soft pastels, antique decoupage, introduction to painting murals professionally and more!
The workshops are suitable for any...
Join us for a one day, fun embroidery workshop.
Our one day basic embroidery workshop is for absolute beginners and teaches traditional stitches and techniques.
The classes are no bigger than 4 to ensure that everyone is able to have individual help and guidance and enables students to work at their own speed.
This is the class to master sewing a zip. You will gain some new skills and have two lovely zipped and lined bags to take away and show off your new skills.
Made from sturdy mid weight cotton, these bags make great pencil cases or make up bags and great gifts!
• You’ll learn how to use a zipper foot
• Top stitch the zip in place
• Add a lining
• Learn how to...