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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 24th November 2018
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...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 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...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 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...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 6th February 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th February. 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 your lettering to...
£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.
£195
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 20th November 2018
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...
£125
Online
Join me online for my Travel Sketchbooks e-course, commencing 29th August 2018. The course consists of nine sessions, as well as an introduction and farewell. Each session features a video tutorial, as well as footage of me creating my holiday sketchbook, still images to guide and inspire you as well as tasks and advice to help you get the most out of your travel sketchbook. The course is about how to find your own visual...
£45
Surrey - Next course on 2nd February 2019
If you fancy learning to paper cut why not come along to one of my papercutting workshops at Wattle and Daub in Godalming. The session will begin with a cup of calmness and an introduction to the mindful art of paper cutting before moving onto a template sheet where you will begin to learn the different techniques, moving from easy shapes to more complicated patterns. After an afternoon tea and cake break, you will spend...