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, “We don’t make mistakes; we … Read moreBob Ross-along
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 this workshop twice.
We have run beeswax wrap making workshops 5 times in different locations. Beeswax wraps make a great replacement to cling film 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 letters … Read moreBeeswax Wraps
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! We ran mask making workshops … Read moreOctober 2018 – Mask Making!
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 The Rheged Centre in Penrith … Read moreAugust 2018 – Project Mayfly
One of our aims for Myriad Studio is to try and be as friendly to the earth as possible – plastic free(ish), carbon neutral and kind! Something we wanted to do to help achieve this was to make our own fabric aprons out of the masses of fabric we had in the store cupboard. So … Read moreJune 2018 – Apron Constructing