Penrith

Penrith – Image Transfer

Tuesday 13th August 6.30pm – 8.30pm Penrith Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY £5 payable on the door. Booking Essential – please book through eventbrite – places are limited. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/image-transfer-penrith-tickets-63174951982 This month in Penrith we will be trying out a simple way of image transfer! Kat Prior will […]

Penrith – May 2019 – Bob Ross-along

This month we had the most amazing time painting 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, “We […]

February 2019 – Beeswax Wraps

This month we made our own beeswax wraps! Beeswax wraps make a great replacement to cling flim and foil to store your food, they can be used over and over again which helps reduce rubbish. We provided an array of fabrics to pick from and beeswax blocks. People also wrote […]

October 2018 – Mask Making!

The Winter Droving is a festival in Penrith which brings into the town an array of market stalls and food, music, games, performers and a rather spectacular lantern procession. They invite people to wear masks for the day so asked us to help people to make their very own masks! […]

September 2018 – Through a Pinhole

This month we made our own Pinhole Camera with Photographer/Videographer Richie Johnston (www.opticalvitamins.com). Over the evening Richie helped us make our own matchbox pinhole camera and taught us interesting ways of capturing creative images with it!

August 2018 – Project Mayfly

This month we had a session decorating mayflies, a workshop created for Project Mayfly. Project Mayfly is a public art project created by one of our directors Katarina Prior. The project was inviting people to contribute to a large art installation by creating their own card mayfly. The installation was housed at […]

July 2018 – Rethink and Reuse

This month we were joined by Select Home Help again who ran a workshop showing us some ingenious ways of recycling rubbish! We created plant pots out of tins, propagators our of plastic bottles and puppets out of milk bottles! It was a fab night and we created some brilliant […]

June 2018 – Printmaking Tasters

This month we where joined by the wonderful artist Alex Jakob-Whitworth who taught us a few Printmaking techniques! We tried out Monoprinting and Collographs. A Collagraph print is one made from a plate collaged with different textures. A Monoprint is a printing process where only one print can be created, […]