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Capture a Summer Scene in Collage at Cowshed Creative, Lake District

Summer Landscape in Collage at Cowshed Creative, Lake District

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Learn a variety of collage techniques to create your own striking summer collage - a seascape, landscape or garden. You may choose to be inspired by the stunning views of the Kentmere valley here on our farm.

Lear to make a set of painted textured papers using a variety of media. You will use these to cut and assemble the collage. Working with collage gives you the freedom to explore colour combinations and composition, allowing you to reposition motifs and play with shapes. Create an intimate artwork to keep or give as a gift.

Gillian Ferguson studied textile design at the University of Ulster and worked as a textile designer in the textile print industry for 15 years. She now works as a surface pattern designer and art educator from her studio in Silverdale. To create designs for the home furnishing market she collages textured papers in Photoshop to form the motifs. As she loves to get her hands sticky she creates one-off collages, working with found papers, papers from old books and painted textures.

This workshop will be at Cowshed Creative, based in a converted Lakeland barn on our traditional family farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay in one of our luxury camping pods on the farm. Check out our website for details.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a relatively new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

There is an additional material fee of £6 to cover material and paint.

The workshop fee includes some great tuition, a stunning venue and a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread, cake and refreshments throughout the day. We like to finish the day with a cup of tea and slice of cake. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner if it is chilly.


George Grange at Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)
Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday

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6 hours (10:00am to 4:30pm)

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