'Small objects of desire' 2 day workshop with Cas Holmes

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Description

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st October, 2021, 10am - 4pm

Taking our inspiration from everyday objects, (cups, bowls etc) collections  of natural forms (shells, feathers, leaves) or other types of personal memorabilia as a starting point for developing themes we will create our own layered, collage and stitch ‘Still Life’ or ‘Landscape/Nature Study’

Found paper, fabric scraps and found materials will be combined with transferring of images and stitch as a means for informing work for the development of new ideas. These will be constructed on a small canvas .
Please bring to the workshop:

A waterproof pen, scissors, regular sewing thread, pins and needle.  A few hand threads in your preferred colour range

Small portable kit of painting media you may like to use (can be watercolour, Koh I Noor, Inktense whatever you have)

Also useful is a camera for documentation, notebook, drawing media.

Sewing machine with free motion capability (optional). Embroidery hoop.

Collection of waste papers and gathered fabric scraps: Examples. Brown wrapping paper or large brown envelopes, tissue paper, patterned paper bags, photocopies of images relating to your theme, magazines, oriental specialist papers, prints, lace, scraps of cotton, linen, silk fabrics with or without prints- various sizes. All should fit into one small bag

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Due to ongoing Health and Safety precautions we are limiting class sizes to 8 people, for all of our sessions, for the time being.

PPE (face shields, gloves and aprons) and hand sanitiser will be available for all of our workshops.

Tea and coffee making facilities will be available or you are welcome to bring your own refreshments or pop to one of our local cafes or bakeries.

Maker

Bethan Ash at Queen Street Gallery

Venue

40 Queen Street
Neath
Neath Port Talbot
SA11 1DL

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

Duration

2 days (10:00am to 4:00pm)


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