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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!
Papermaking - handmade recycled paper workshop
Platinum AWARD
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Papermaking - handmade recycled paper workshop
West Sussex - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£27
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 or 4 pieces of handmade paper with inclusions such as dried flowers, leaves, glitter and...
Create an Illuminated Letter
Bronze AWARD
Create an Illuminated Letter
Essex - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£45
Enjoy learning the process of applying gold leaf with exquisite effect and to paint with gouache using a fine brush to create your own illuminated initial. You will be guided through the process of selecting a letter style and choosing decorative elements, incorporating your favourite colours or themes if you wish, to produce a beautiful and unique gilded design. A selection from historical manuscripts and contemporary pieces will be available to inspire you. ​All materials and tools provided. Maximum 8 people. The venue is a well-lit and peaceful workroom within...
Lost in paradise with Cal Summers
Gold AWARD
Lost in paradise with Cal Summers
West Midlands - Next course on 24th August 2019
£40
Join us and the fabulous Cal Summers to create a stunning album like the one shown in the photograph. On the day she will teach you how to assemble the album from scratch, (no cutting or measuring required as this will already be done in advance of the day), create tags, pockets, matting and layering before finally fussy cutting your elements and decorating it using them. This workshop will be held at Fave Rave, which can be found at: 161 Lower High Street Stourbridge West Midlands DY8 1TS To book...
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Port Talbot - Next course on 30th August 2019
£289
Casting from nature in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre. The aim of the course will be divided into three arts; making casts of found and sculpted objects, casting in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre and decorating the assembled work. The aim is to use low cost materials found in the supermarket and do-it-yourself store to produce decorative resilient sculptures and objet d'art. David Johnson is a graduate of Goldsmiths College with many years’ experience of tutoring courses to different groups.
Create a concertina note/sketch book with Diane Armstrong
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Create a concertina note/sketch book with Diane Armstrong
Lancashire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£18
Diane Armstrong - Concertina Folded Book This rectangular book will be a good introduction to making folded books. The concertina fold being the most common, we will make separate covers for the front and back. We will learn 2 different ways of folding to achieve an accurate finish. Get in touch for more details and for bookings.
Create a stitch bound pamphlet/note book with Diane Armstrong
Bronze AWARD
Create a stitch bound pamphlet/note book with Diane Armstrong
Lancashire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£18
Diane Armstrong - Pamphlet stitch bound book A great value workshop. Learn how to make these pamphlets, an incredibly useful skill to have. One which you can turn into making your own sketch/project books with your own cover style. If you are a writer you could print your work and make your own collection of poems or short stories. The potential is endless. Pamphlet stitch binding is one of the essential building blocks of bookbinding. This hand sewn stitch binds together the pages with the cover along the center-fold. It...
Crafting breaks in rural Hertfordshire
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Crafting breaks in rural Hertfordshire
Bedfordshire - Next course on 6th September 2019
£220
This is a workshop style weekend where you bring your own papercrafting, scrapbooking or knitting, 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. Crafting breaks in a country house in rural Hertfordshire Close to road and rail links, with 22 acres of beautiful grounds. Do you never have time to craft and need some 'me time' to relax and get some of those unfinished projects done? This break is for you.... Hosted by...
Leather long stitch journal/artist's sketchbook
Platinum AWARD
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Leather long stitch journal/artist's sketchbook
West Sussex - Next course on 7th September 2019
£80
This one-day workshop is fun and friendly and suitable for complete beginners. You will make two upcycled leather journals using the long stitch technique which is simple to master and looks stunning (no glue involved). The workshop runs from 10.00am to 4.30pm. You will start in the morning by making a small A6 book with a wraparound leather cover (this will introduce you to all the basic techniques). In the afternoon session you’ll be learning more advanced techniques and constructing a larger and more complex leather journal. At the end...
Make a casebound notebook, bookbinding workshop, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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Make a casebound notebook, bookbinding workshop, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Shropshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£55
Enjoy an afternoon of bookbinding in a small friendly class at the Radbrook Green Community Centre, Shrewsbury. This course is suitable for complete beginners and for those who have a little binding experience. It offers an introduction to bookbinding terminology and techniques using traditional equipment. You will create a unique flat-backed A5 blank notebook, completely from scratch, learning to create sections, endpapers and hand sew pages. Cases will be created in a quarter bound style with your choice of cloth spine and patterned paper sides. Please get in touch for...
Artisan Printmaking Weekend  Course
Bronze AWARD
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Artisan Printmaking Weekend Course
Rutland - Next course on 7th September 2019
£150
The aim of the course is to give you an insight into block printing, technique and colour; and at the end you should have a lovely collection of works both on paper and fabric to take away and enjoy. All I ask is that you come with an initial idea, sketch or design, and be prepared to go home with inky hands and possible inky clothes! I have only room for 4 printmakers at a time so you can be assured lots of personal guidance.

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