Past Workshop

February 2019 – Improvised printing

This month we were joined by artist Helen Walsh. She worked with us to create uniquely patterned papers using a range of found objects and carved vegetables! It was an extra special evening as we joined forces with Penrith and Eden Refugee Network. The evening was an end of visit […]

Bob Ross-along

Join us to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Sat 23rd Nov, 11.30am-14.30pm Book here – http://bit.ly/bobalong Join us to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Bob Ross was an American artist who believed that everyone has an inherent artistic talent and could become an accomplished artist given time, practice, and […]

Carlisle – Sept – Eco-Dyeing

We had a great time this September in Carlisle learning about eco fabric dying with artist Helen Walsh! We created a uniquely printed bag using foraged leaves and kitchen waste and a solar dye jar which harnesses the power of the sun to create interesting patterns on fabric!

Book Binding

We run a book binding workshop. We guide the group through each step to make a string bound a fabric covered A5 notebook. It is a busy, but fun and productive workshop! We have run this session twice (one of those times was with 20 people!)     

Monoprinting

We run an introduction to Monoprinting workshop. A monoprint is simply a printing process where only one (mono) print can be created, this can be created in many different ways which we experimented with. We use drawing, objects and leaves with various textures to make some wonderful prints! We have […]

Chinese brush painting with Irene Sanderson

Learning Sumi-e (Chinese brush painting) with artist Irene Sanderson. Sumi-e, meaning ‘ink-painting’, expresses clearly one’s state of mind by the simple skills of handling a brush and ink so it is for everyone! This workshop was an opportunity to use the materials and practise techniques along with an overview of […]

Bob Ross-along

We run a workshop giving people the chance to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Bob Ross was an American artist who believed that everyone has an inherent artistic talent and could become an accomplished artist given time, practice, and encouragement, and to this end was often fond of saying, […]

Image Transfer

Challenge; Image Transfer We run a workshop having a go at image transfer using acrylic matt medium. It is not a simple technique to get perfect, but everyone does so well! We also show people how embellished their work with melted wax crayons, fabric pens and embroidery. We have run […]