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Mixed media courses and workshops all across the UK. Create art with textile, colour, paper, glass, metal, plastic, wax ... and anything else that inspires you! Learn from mixed median artists, sculptors and tutors.

Join us on a crafting weekend break in lovely Scarborough. You will be hosted throughout the weekend, and there will be at least three separate crafting sessions - i.e. floristy, lampshade making, and one other to be agreed depending on your interests. You will leave with your own handmade products to take away with you.
Courses run weekdays only - Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm. Contact Phil to book a time to suit you. During the workshop you will learn the techniques of encaustic wax painting. Phil will demonstrate and show you how to use this fantastic medium and you will produce several wax paintings which are yours to keep. By the end of the day you will be able to use the tools of encaustic wax painting to...
Next course on 15th September 2017
An introductory mosaic class that will be taught using glass and ceramic tiles. Within the 2 hour class you will be taught how to cut and place your tiles and will be given direction and resources to best support you in the design and layout of your mosaic. There's nothing quite like a beautifully handmade piece of art for your home or garden. Come make your own and enjoy your work of art for many...
Beginner's workshop in Pretty Rubbish Mosaics Studio. 8 hours over 2 days Day 1 you will spend 5 hours learning about tools, adhesives and substrates and will create a unique piece of garden art onto slate. You will learn how to cut china and glass and create your piece in pique assiette style. Classes are informal, fun and inspirational.At your disposal you will have a huge array of "treasure" including upcycled crockery, tiles, glass and...
Next course on 23rd September 2017
I enjoy inspiring and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch. At the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch', and cut out and applique fabric shapes onto a background fabric, to create a series of samples and work on a finished piece to take home to finish at the end of the session. Let me know if you already have an...
Next course on 23rd August 2017
TO MEET DEMAND A DATE OF 23rd/24th AUGUST HAS BEEN ADDED! I'm afraid that the July and September dates have sold out. Dates for 2018 so far are: - 10th/11th February - 4th/5th April - 7th/8th April ________________________________________________________________ Come and make sculpture out of less traditional materials. Wire is so expressive and gives you endless possibilities. It’s like drawing in air! Join James Ort for this inspiring and practical course that will teach you free-form...
A one day introductory workshop for a maximum of TWO persons £120 per person. Sessions are planned on demand, so please contact me for a mutually convenient date. I run the day from my new workshop on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. I provide all materials, a light lunch and drinks throughout the day. During the session you will work on a hand-crafted cradled birch ply panel. You will learn about the tools, materials and...
Next course on 16th February 2018
Gift Vouchers Welcome Recharge, rest and unwind on this relaxing and inclusive creative art and crafting holiday, staying just 3 miles from the Peak District National Park, a restorative and inspiring location to escape and take a little me time. All materials, guidance and equipment are provided so that throughout this social and friendly creativity retreat you will be able to grow and create, learn new skills, discover and nurture your inner artist/writer/poet and enjoy...
You get to decoupage a white frame with a mirror insert, a white wooden coat hanger and a candle, using serviettes. This is an enjoyable and relaxing class, for all levels of craft experience. The class, includes many techniques and tips, to achieve, beautifully decorated items that you keep. The items can be decorated using matching or different serviettes, and can be for your own home or as gifts.
Chrissy Webster runs this three hour Mixed media and Mosaic art class for adults at the Platform Gallery in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Other venues will be added later in the year. Chrissy is a qualified tutor with experience in schools,colleges, community art settings and at visitor centres and galleries. Mixed Media Mosaic classes feature the use of specialist glass techniques using tempered glass, stained glass, or vitreous glass. For example, in the tempered glass mosaics students...