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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!

£70
East Sussex - Next course on 3rd February 2019
Join Nikki for this one day taster course, experimenting with a range of mixed media skills to create one of Britain's favourite garden birds. You will be supplied with an armature, air dry clay and modelling tools, and will be shown through various stages how to model from photographs, leaving plenty of time to let your imagination run wild decorating your piece with a mixture of wire, paper, collage, and beads. All my courses are...
£95
Derbyshire - Next course on 30th March 2019
Paper cutting is THE craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. It has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China, from Matisse to Rob Ryan. Join us for this 1-day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low cost craft. Be inspired by Polish paper cuts, Haitian metal cut outs and wooden fret work; examples of these and more will...
£100
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...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 21st March 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 21st March. Come and play with us for the day and enjoy a discounted rate. Start the day with a focus on creating beautifully smooth, flowing lettering. You'll compare penholders and talk about any projects you’re working on, and Claire will demonstrate things like laying out quotes and creating different lettering styles. Break for lunch - please bring packed lunch if...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 21st March 2019
The workshop is a friendly catchup session for those of you who have either been to one of Claire's (By Moon & Tide Calligraphy) previous workshops, or who have a little brush pen lettering experience already. Our focus will be on creating gorgeous joined up lettering projects - quotes that flow, words with bounce and character, and using different brush techniques to create alternative lettering styles. We’ll compare different brush pens and the effect they...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 21st March 2019
This workshop is a friendly catchup session for those of you who have a little modern calligraphy and/or brush lettering experience under your belts - you’ll need to be familiar with pointed pen or copperplate calligraphy. (If you’re not sure what this is, ask before you book and Claire will be happy to advise.) We’ll skip all the ‘how to hold your pen’ stuff, and focus on creating beautifully smooth, flowing lettering. We’ll compare penholders...
£485
Buckinghamshire
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.
£205
Bedfordshire - Next course on 22nd March 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...
£25
Cheshire
Monoprinting using a Gelli Plate is simple and fun without the need for a printing press. The gratification is immediate, each print is truly unique. During this workshop you will explore a variety of Gelli Plate Printing techniques. You will experiment with layering colour and texture using stencils and masking techniques. You will leave this workshop having produced a variety of prints that stand alone or can be developed further in mixed media projects. This...
£25
West Sussex - Next course on 27th January 2019
Give your old bills, junk mail and other unwanted papers a new lease of life, and turn them into brand new, beautiful papers to use in other craft projects, or just to show off as works of art! This class will show you the basics to get started with papermaking at home using traditional western techniques. You'll make your own mould and deckle (which you can take home to use again), and make approximately 3...