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Learn card making from the experienced card making tutors. Use your style and creativity to make greeting cards for any occasion on these enjoyable courses, classes and workshops. Learn how to make cards which your family and friends will love!

Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. One day Reduction Linocut printmaking with Janet Dickson We are delighted that Janet has agreed to travel from her Northumberland home & print studio to...
Cumbria - Next course on 1st December 2018
Discovering Pen and Wash, also known as 'Watercolour & Ink' Christmas Card making course This day will touch on colour mixing and using watercolours and it combines the subtle variable nature of the watercolour wash with finer detail picked out in black ink pen, allowing the artist different effects in shading and textures. The type of ink pens used - its water solubility and also stippling intensity and textures employed create a vast range of...
Encaustic Art for beginners is focused on learning the basics of using the iron to melt waxes, create abstracts, patterns, landscapes, fantasy images, use with stamps and interweave with your own existing creative interests and skills. Introduction of the low-heat Stylus tool for graphical details. It's a lot of fun and creativity can be quite unexpected. You don't need to be able to paint or draw but it helps if you are open to the...
Go on a journey into a deeper experience of Encaustic Art with the help of Michael Bossom. Relax into a focus and evolution of waxing work in a direction that suits you. Materials and use of tools are included. Dates are flexible but this type of workshop course is ideal for 2 people willing to share the luxury space - separate bedrooms but one shared shower facility. Each event is a bespoke occasion, so you...
Staffordshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
Learn to paint simply, using a dotting tool and paints, very therapeutic and relaxing. Learn to paint using the dotty tool. Folk it starter kit included to take home. You will have everything you need to carry on your new craft all in a neat little box.
Come along to either the Friday afternoon or the Saturday morning session (it is repeated both days). There are experienced crafters and complete beginners. I demonstrate different techniques and give as much or as little help as you want. You can do exactly the same as my samples and I am happy to help every step of the way, or you are free to do your own thing. Usually we make a couple of projects....
Lancashire - Next course on 2nd December 2017
This is intended to be an enjoyable and informal Saturday workshop to help you create your own cards and gift tags for Christmas. The class is taught by two experienced calligraphers who also run both traditional and modern calligraphy classes. The class is primarily aimed at those with some calligraphy experience - either traditional or modern, but we will accept a small number of complete beginners. Beginners will spend the morning learning the basics through...
One day paper cutting workshop with artist Lois Cordelia. Welcome to the magical world of paper-cutting. We begin with a richly illustrated world tour of paper-cutting traditions, to set our workshop in context. Using a Swann-Morton scalpel, Lois Cordelia will then demonstrate the basic techniques of knife paper-cutting before introducing a range of templates on which to base a design, whether meticulously intricate, or bold and minimalistic. Feel free to bring some of your own...
Greater Manchester
Make your own special, personalised and unique greetings cards for any occasion. A gift of a handmade card says ‘I value you’ so much more than a shop-bought card, and is a wonderful way to share your talents and imagination as a creative crafter. We will be using simple techniques such as cut and torn paper collage, off-loom weaving, stitching on paper, and using palm punches. No previous experience needed.
Kards & Krafts Card making workshops. Learn to make your own cards, for that special, personalised and unique greeting card. During the session you will make 3 cards, covering a range of techniques from stamping, embossing, peel offs, tea bag folding, Punches, colouring, decoupage, iris folding, quilling, using templates, using pattern papers and much more. This course is held inside Niko Brown Gallery, Ware Hertfordshire. Classes are held in small friendly groups, of maximum 10...