Enchanted Forest Journal - Online Fabric Sculpting Workshop by Curiously Contrary



Learn how to a create magical design on a journal cover using fabric sculpting techniques. My journal workshop is one of the most popular workshops I run and it is perfect for those who are new to fabric sculpting. It can be completed using any of the fabric hardeners that are available, i.e. Powertex, Paverpol In this workshop, you will be taught all of the basics of fabric sculpting on a two dimensional project. You will learn what kinds of fabrics work best, how to create quick textures and which embellishments you can use. I will also share my colouring technique for applying colours that will really enhance all your textures and add depth through shading. This will help you create a truly magical looking journal. This online workshop is presented as a series of video tutorials which you will have unlimited access to through my online school. You can access the workshop at any time and as often as you like. The workshop also includes additional information resources and a tips, tricks, and troubleshooting section. PLEASE NOTE: This listing is for the online workshop only. If you also required the materials to complete the workshop, please see my other listing which includes both the online workshop and the accompanying project kit. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly by sending a message using the 'message the maker' option to the right. I also have a number of other online workshops available which will teach you how to create other projects such as gnomes, garden flowers, hares, etc. You can see the full range of my workshops by clicking on the 'More from this maker' button at the bottom of the page.

What's included in the price?

Unlimited access to this online workshop to complete the project at your own speed and at a time that suits you. You can access the workshop as many times as you wish and re-watch all or any part of the workshop again. As well as step by step video tutorials showing you how to create your project, my online workshops also contain additional information videos, images of other designs for ideas and inspiration, as well as a 'tips, tricks and troubleshooting' section to help you with your fabric sculpting journey. You will receive expert tuition from artist and creative tutor, Abigail Lagden. You will also be invited to join Abigail's exclusive Facebook group which provides additional support and a place where you can share your results.

What you will need

Internet access to view the workshop in my online School of Creativity. (Please note the video tutorials cannot be downloaded to work from offline) As mentioned above, I have another listing which also includes the project kit containing the materials you will need to create your journal. However, if you prefer to source your own materials, you will need the following to complete the project as shown (further detail is available in the materials section of the workshop): • A5 hard-backed, spiral bound journal/notebook • Clingfilm • Embossed paper • Cotton jersey/t-shirt fabric • Stockinette/dish cloth • Muslin scrim • Embellishments - Toadstools, fairy door, owl, butterfly, leaves & flowers • Fabric Hardener (Paverpol, Powertex & Sculptin are all suitable) • A plastic plate or other container to pour your hardener into • Gloves • A flat synthetic bristled brush • Clear outdoor varnish • Powdered pigments




Curiously Contrary

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Join artist and creative tutor, Abigail Lagden, to discover the delights of fabric sculpting. This rather fun and messy craft involves working with fabrics and a fabric hardener to create pieces which are full of intriguing texture and depth. Abigail has a fascination of all things magical and mythical and this certainly creeps out in most of her pieces, bringing a sense of fantasy and fun which also spills into her workshops.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Tutor can travel
  • Weekends
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for all abilities
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This course is taught online