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Paper arts & crafts courses

Paper arts and crafts courses could involve making greetings cards, decorations, origami, painting, drawing classes, lino printing technique workshops and calligraphy. Our tutors are based all across the UK and you might even find something in here you've never heard of before!

Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
Join the talented local calligrapher, Claire Gould, for a relaxed beginner's modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with beautiful handwritten lettering styles. So you love all the gorgeous hand lettering on Instagram and Pinterest, but you have never held a calligraphy pen before. Maybe you had a calligraphy set for Christmas, or you made a New Year’s resolution to learn a new hobby. We’ll start with assembling a pen...
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th June and 6th August. Come and play with us for the day and enjoy a discounted rate. Start the day with learning how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Claire will teach the basics of a modern calligraphy alphabet and show you how to vary the flow of...
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 15th May 2019
Learn how to hand print your own Fabric & Paper using hand carved wood blocks from Jaipur, India. Learn the traditional art of Indian Block printing with The Arty Crafty Place, suitable for all abilities. Learn all the different techniques (colour mixing, repeat designs, random & straight line printing) you need to know to hand block print your own Fabric & Paper using the huge range of designs & colours we will have on offer....
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
Let’s explore the magic of fabulously creative brush lettering pens! There’s something very accessible about brush pen calligraphy and brush lettering – part of the fun is colour blending – your tutor, Claire, will show you how to paint simple words in sunset colours! You’ll have a selection of brush lettering pens to use on the day – bring a friend and you can swap your pens during the class for more variation in your...
Derbyshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Come and learn how to create your own beautiful card and include a Circle Sentiment! Use Gemini by Crafter's Companion Circle Sentiment dies to cut and create a card of your choice to take away. Not only will you learn how to die-cut using a Gemini machine, you will construct different elements of your card along the way too. With a whole range of sentiments available, these circle dies will open up a world of...
Warwickshire - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Come along and join me and like minded crafters at the Holiday Inn, Kenilworth, UK for a weekend of crafty fun. Clare Charvill be host of this crafters' weekend; you may have seen her on Create and Craft or Hochanda. She is renowned for her stylish and innovative techniques in album-making and box making. Her signature style weaves its way through all of her projects - you will leave with something to treasure forever. There's...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
In case you haven't noticed, paper cutting is THE craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. Of course it's actually been around for a very long time and has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China (via Poland), from Matisse to Rob Ryan (via Lotte Reiniger!). Join Christine for this wonderful day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low...
Lancashire - Next course on 25th April 2019
Join us for our very popular Mystery Craft Night of make and take. This is sure to be another lovely evening and we welcome new folk, don't be worried you don't have to be an artist or anything. We have 12 seats so please book in store, online or by telephone asap to avoid disappointment. Mystery Craft Nights are fun monthly events open to any adult where we craft, chat, drink and eat cake! It’s...
Colouricious Printology is a 3 day block printing course for textile surface design. Learn how to block print on a Colouricious Printology residential textile workshop teaching you how to block print onto fabric and paper, gelli printing & stencil art. All 3 days will be timetabled and structured. You will cover: Pattern theory, layering techniques, masking, block printing, gelli printing, decolourant, stencils & sewing projects.
Bedfordshire - Next course on 21st June 2019
This is a workshop style weekend where you bring your own papercrafting, scrapbooking or wool/needlecraft projects with you, with no formal classes. The breakout sessions are informal and optional, giving you plenty of time to work on your projects. An all-inclusive weekend retreat of crafting or scrapbooking, away from household chores; and plenty of quality time to spend on your photos and memories or your crafting projects. Our home for the weekend is an old...