6 Week Resin Workshop Starting Monday 20 July 1pm – 3pm 2020
Discover the wonderful and messy art of Resin on this six week course. Each week will feature a different technique to master this popular craft.
Monday 20th July
On the first session you will receive a your own resin makers ‘kit’ to use over the next 6 weeks and then take away with you at the end of the course. This will include a set of silicon molds, a rubber protective mat, measuring cups and stirrers, sandpaper, polishing cloths and your own bottle of epoxy resin and hardener.
We will discuss the properties of resin and why we choose to use epoxy. We will learn how to measure and pour resin, plus how to colour it. Our aim in this session is to pour at least three pendants, a brooch and two pairs of earrings. We will be leaving these to cure over the next week ready for session 2.
Monday 27th July
In session two we will be demolding our resin from session one. We will learn how to sand, polish and finish our resin pieces and turn them into wearable works of art.
we will then design and pour a chunky resin bangle with inclusions (items embedded in resin) to finish in session three.
Monday 3rd August
In session three we will be polishing and finishing our chunky bangle. We will then be working with a two part silicon to make our very own resin molds to use in session 4.
Monday 10th August
In this session we will be using our molds from session three to make our own unique pieces. We will also be using specialist jewellery findings that are backless, to test our new resin pouring skills.
Monday 17th August
In session five we will be finishing our pieces from the previous week. We will also be using a very fun UV resin that cures in 5-10 minutes under a specialist lamp.
Monday 24th August
On our final session we will using larger amounts of resin to create either a canvas picture or a set of matching coasters. This method is similar to acrylic pour painting and is very messy but also extremely good fun.
After completing this detailed 6 week course you will be well on your way to becoming a confident resin artist.
This course is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to progress their skills learnt on our 2 hour Beginners Resin workshop.
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Mono printing is a form of printing that only produces one original image, unlike other printing forms where you can get multiple prints from one original.
There are many techniques for Monoprinting that create beautiful results. Working with thick printing inks and a lovely selection of handmade papers, you will produce a number of original prints to take home with you.
Our wonderful tutor Fiona will be on hand to gently guide you in this craft. All materials are included plus beverages and light snacks.
Gift Cardfrom £5.00
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Available in various amounts these can be redeemed online or in our physical store and can be used against courses and workshops.
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Wall Hanging – Loom Weavingfrom £32.00
On this relaxed two hour workshop we will earn how to weave using a small wooden frame lap loom. You will learn how to warp your own loom, then finish and create your own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour and all materials will be included.
We will take you through the process of preparing and choosing your yarn and how to use various fibres and techniques to get you started and then our large stash of yarn and fabric are yours to enjoy.
We use a simple lap loom that is perfect for both children from the age of 6 and adults to engage with this traditional craft and learn to make something new and unique with your own two hands. Once you have the basics down, you will be able to pick and choose your textures and colours at your own pace and taste. You will leave the workshop with a lovely wall hanging, but don’t panic! If you don’t finish your piece in two hours you can finish it at home. The lap loom you have been using is all yours to keep and take home with you.
This is a very child friendly workshop, but we do ask that under 14’s are accompanied by an adult.
This is a 2 hr course and will include hot and cold beverages and lots of lovely biscuits. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time to get a brew and get settled, you don’t need to bring anything other than your lovely self. Directions and further information (if needed) will be emailed directly to you two weeks before the course date.
6 Week Paper Cutting Workshop Starting Friday 15th May 7pm – 9pm 2020£125.00
Discover the wonderful art of Paper Cutting on this six week course. Each week will feature a different technique to master this popular craft.
Friday 15th May
On the first session you will receive an A4 cutting mat and high quality scalpel holder plus 25 spare blades. These are yours to keep so remember to bring them each week. We will start by explaining the history of paper cutting and how it has been brought into the modern world of craft.
We will discuss the varieties of papers available and how to read a paper cutting template, after a brief warm up we will cut our first basic template and learn how to mount our work professionally in a simple frame.
Friday 22nd May
In session two we will have a quick recap from session one and a will do a small warm up cut to get us nice and relaxed. The main template for this session will involve cutting text and more complex shapes. We will finish by mounting our work using the acetate ‘floating’ technique.
Friday 29th May
In session three we will be learning how to cut a layered template to create a 3D effect. Working with 4 layers we will then mount and frame our work using foam board in a deep box frame.
Friday 5th June
In session four we will be combining collage and paper cutting to create a landscape scene from a mix of vintage and recycled papers, to be mounted in a up-cycled frame.
Friday 12th June
In session five we will be learning how to cut a paper scene in miniature, then mounting it in a tiny match box or domed cloche.
Friday 19th June
On our final session we will be learning how to design our very own paper cuts, working from our own drawings or photos.
After completing this detailed 6 week course you will be well on your way to becoming a confident and focused paper cut artist.
This course is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to progress their skills learnt on our 2 hour Beginner Paper Cutting workshop.