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!
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...
- Next course on 21st 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 – I’ll 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 lettering!
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.
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...
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.
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...
**Group booking discounts**
Groups of 2/3 will receive £10 discount per person
Groups of 4/5 will receive £15 discount per person
What to expect?
Learn how to marble paper and create the patterns seen on the covers of old books and the motifs and flowers seen in traditional Turkish Ebru.
James has opened his Ebru Studio for marbling workshops on a regular basis with the aim of providing colourful and fun, entertaining and informative opportunities...
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...
These packed courses provide you with all the information you need to get off to a flying start with collagraph printmaking, as well as supporting you to develop and extend your creative work with this fascinating technique.
Whether you are a new to collagraph or have already discovered it, the two day courses will give you lots of ideas and confidence to experiment with a wide range of materials.
“How are the courses structured?”
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...