Textile design/repeat and colourways.



I am a commercial textile/surface pattern designer with a wealth of information that spans 40 years. This includes selling to manufacturers and at design trade fairs in USA/NY as well as Europe. My main expertise is furnishing textiles and I taught at Manchester Uni and many colleges, subjects such as surface pattern and textile design. This includes design for greetings cards, all stationery/ ceramics and any other surface that you can put a pattern on! I teach how to put a design into repeat and make colourways as well as making the design. This is not a craft-based course although you can use the information I offer to make designs and objects which are visually appealing in a commercial light. I run these weekends on demand and there is accommodation available also but not included in the cost here. I have a vast library of inspirational images and designs which I use to illustrate aspects of design. If you have no experience of this subject then I can design the weekend so it's basic and go over the use of painting in Gouache - the paint all designers use, as well as how to make a simple repeat that will enable you to come away with a finished design. The course runs by demand and can be adapted to specific subjects.

What's included in the price?

Tea/coffee biscuits. Lunch - Delicious soup and Bakery bread.


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Georgina Rambton

with Craft Courses since 2019

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I have taught painting and design for nearly 40 years. I have my own practice and sell my work in various galleries and shows. My experience is that anyone can paint and draw if they are shown in a way they understand and practical information only makes sense if it's practised! I am enthusiastic and empathetic, I understand how some learners just cannot get past ' I can't paint' - let me prove you wrong! My teaching experience ranges from local art groups to University level and special needs

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  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • UK Holiday
  • Weekends
  • Accommodation offered
  • Tutor can travel
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
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