"Fields with red poppies" wool painting course
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About the Course
"Fields with red poppies" wool painting course taught by a professional Textile Artist Raya Brown . (Suitable for absolute beginners as well as experienced artists)
This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk and viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool.
This is an easy step by step workshop designed for you to have fun with different wools and experiment with colour and fibres. Come around to Magic Wool Studio and enjoy the therapeutic experience of working with natural fibres in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. At the end of this class you will make a fantastic gift for yourself or a friend - a wool painting which you will put in a glass frame and take with you!
The course will cover:
* Studying composition in Art
* Exploring the qualities of wool and experimenting with fibres
* Developing skills of working with loose fibres
* Learning a new techniques and methods of making a wool painting
* Making your own fibre picture
* Unique therapeutic experience of working with natural fibres
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Tea, coffee and cakes are provided plus relaxed therapeutic atmosphere
All materials included
I had an amazing day learning heaps of new techniques and crafting a wool painting I'm really proud of. Raya is friendly and helpful and oozes creative knowledge. I would recommend her classes to anyone.
Natalie - - #13001
A wonderful day: very generous facilitation from Raya and warmly inclusive experiential day with a finished piece or nearly finished to take home. Thank you so much.
Laura - - #12506
Thank you so much for today I absolutely loved
making my cottage and garden wool painting.
My new hobby! Hope to see you again soon.
Kathie - - #11121
A fantastic workshop! So clearly explained and well paced. Great advice given all through. It was so nice to have a finished item to be proud of to take home. I will definitely make another wool painting.
Lesley - - #10802
Did not know what to expect but Raya soon made everyone feel at home and we were quickly to work on our creations. Raya is an excellent teacher, engaging and encouraging and provides an excellent choice of wool and frames for use on the course. It was fascinating to see how the pictures evolved throughout the day and lovely to take something beautiful home as a memento. Highly recommended by someone who was a complete beginner!
Helen - - #10749
I enjoyed the day very much learning a new technique working with wool. It was very relaxing and inspiring. I am a complete beginner in wool painting and Raya took her time to show and explain every step. I had lots of support and encouragement and created a lovely wool painting which I am so proud of. I am definitely coming back for more workshops at Magic Wool Studio. Thank you, Raya.
Wendy - - #10541
I had a great day with Raya at her Magic Wool Studio. I have learnt a Magic Technique of creating a painting with wool fibres. I had never heard about wool painting before the course. I loved it. Raya inspired me so much to make more and more wool paintings. Fantastic experience. Would recommend it to anyone.
Janet - - #10073
I attended a wool painting course with Raya Brown in Kidderminster. I really enjoyed exploring merino wool fibres and creating a fibre picture using Raya's methods and techniques. Raya as encouraging and made me, as a beginner, feel at ease. Raya is a practicing artist. Her lovely work was displayed in the studio and inspired me. I feel very proud of my wool painting that I created at course. I would definitely recommend this workshop to others.
Sam Grigg - - #9813
Wonderful workshop! I am so thrilled with the picture I created. Raya is marvelous teacher, so creative and inspiring. Karen
Karen Williams - - #9703
I have had a wonderful day! Raya is welcoming, warm and encouraging . With her guidance I managed to create a painting that I am so proud of. Thank you, Raya.
Beth Hudson - - #9611
Thoroughly enjoyable day. Friendly welcome, excellent tuition for a total novice with no previous art/craft experience + those with experience. Well structured, great pace. I am totally amazed by what can be created in such short time. Thank you!
Debbie - - #9088
I enjoyed the course and took away a wool painting I created. Raya is a professional artist who has gathered a wealth of skills working with wool and loves sharing her experience with her students. My wife couldn't believe what I had achieved on my first ever wool painting course using Raya's techniques. It has inspired my wife to book a wool painting workshop with her friend. I thought the course was very relaxing and I would recommend this course to anyone.
Alan Black - - #9045
A thoroughly absorbing workshop. I had never worked with wool before and I had not appreciated what a flexible medium it is. Using fibres in a creative landscape and blending the colours was both both exciting and refreshing with an amazing and colourful outcome. Raya’s patience and skill in demonstrating and teaching was much appreciated. Thank you. John.
John Horton - - #9041
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Course Start DatesSunday 22nd April 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Child friendly
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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