Come along to a workshop and we will guide you step by step to creating your own unique, handmade, masterpiece.  Everything you need to complete each project is included along with gloves and aprons.

Introductory sessions, along with both half and full day sessions are available catering for all abilities from beginner to advanced.  Private group and One to One sessions are also available on request.

See below for my range of workshops, and see my Calendar page for dates of upcoming workshops.  Not all workshops have scheduled dates, please contact me if there is a particular course you would like to attend that has not been scheduled. You can also see details of my previous workshops.

I can also accommodate ‘special requests’ if you have a particular piece that you wish to create during a workshop.  Drop me an email with your ideas.


Introduction to Fabric Sculpting

3 hours – £30

ARE YOU READY FOR A CREATIVE ADVENTURE?

Spend a relaxing three hours learning about fabric scu;pting in a small group within a dedicated studio setting.

We will be using Powertex, a base (notebook, MDF shape etc) fabric and other ‘findings’ to create a piece unique to you, which will be completed in time for you to take home.


Introduction to Sculpting with Stone Art Clay

£35 –
3 hours

In this workshop we will be creating a basic animal head armature and then covering it with Stone Art clay (or fabric – you decide) that we have created from scratch.

Whilst this is hardening we will  create a textured background for the head to sit on before finally framing it ready for you to hang when you get home.


PENGUINS

2 hours – £25

Did you know that a group of penguins on land can be called a waddle, colony or rookery?  Come along and start your own waddle by making 2 penguins in this fun workshop.

We will start by building a base armature and then use Stone Art clay to cover the penguin before using varnish and pigments to bring him to life.


Highlander fabric and clay sculpture

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

Come along to this fun filled workshop and create your own Highlander from scratch.

You will start be creating an armature and then using stone art clay and fabric with Powertex, the personality of your own highlander will soon start to shine through

Sculpture will be ready to take home at the end of the session.



Gnomes

£35 – 3 hours

Create your very own Gnome complete with led lights that sit behind his beard.

Suitable for beginners, this fun workshop will introduce you to the basics of fabric sculpting with a little Stone Art Clay thrown in.  You can create the gnome in any of the 10 Powertex base colours.


Scared Crow Scarecrow

£40 – 4 hours

In this fun workshop you will create your very own scared crow scarecrow.

We will be using a wooden base on which you will build your own armature. Recycled fabrics coated in Powertex will be used as clothing and you can put your own twist on his quirky hat.

This piece is suitable for indoors only.

Everything you need is supplied, including refreshments. Your ‘scared crow’ will be ready to take home at the end of the session.


Mixed Media Panel with Powertex

£45 – 3 hours

In this workshop you will create your own unique mixed media single panel using Powertex products.

We will be using, amongst other things, stencils, mark making, fabric, embellishments, 3D sand and balls to add texture to your piece.

Colour will be added using acrylic inks, Powertex pigments and wax. Each piece will be unique in the style and colours of your choice.

Everything you need is included, just bring yourself. Refreshments will be provided.


Powertex Mixed Media Tryptich Panel

£65 – 5 hours

In this workshop you will create your own unique mixed media tryptich panel using Powertex products.

We will be using, amongst other things, stencils, mark making, fabric, embellishments, 3D sand and balls to add texture to your piece.

Colour will be added using acrylic inks, Powertex pigments and wax. Each piece will be unique in the style and colours of your choice.

Everything you need is included, just bring yourself and a packed lunch. Refreshments will be provided.


Powertex Steampunk Altered Hat

£45 – 3 hours

Come along and make your own wearable steampunk altered hat.

I will supply the base hat(one size) and using Bronze Powertex, metallic pigments, fabrics, embellishments and other found items we will transform them into stunning works of art that will leave your friends in awe.

All items are provided, just bring yourself and a packed lunch.


Christmas Tag Time with Powertex

£20 – 2 hours

In this fun session we will be creating special Christmas tags to go on the presents of your nearest and dearest.

Each tag measures 12.5cm x 6cm and you will create 4 individual tags during the workshop.

Refreshments will be provided.


Powertex Mixed Media Christmas Tree

£50 – 5 hours

A fun seasonal workshop where you will be creating a mixed media Christmas tree on a MDF base using the wide range of Powertex products. This wall art piece measures approximately 1 metre in height.

Refreshments, Christmas music and all materials will be provided.


On Request Workshops

The following workshops are by request. Please contact me if you would like to attend one of these.

Sculpting with Stone Art

£85.  1 day (10am to 5pm)

Starting with a basic dog shape (unicorn or horse also available)  we will add dimension to your figure to create your perfect pooch, chic and sleek or rough and round….you decide.  Once the armature is ready we will cover in Stone Art clay in whichever colour you choose – more texture can be added at this stage if you like.

Your creation will be ready to go to its new home at the end of the session

This is a full day workshop so please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided.

Fabric Sculpted Figure Workshop

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

Create your own unique handmade fabric sculpture using a professionally cast plaster head, Powertex and fabric.

We teach you how to build the base armature, drape the fabric and bring the statue to life with coloured pigments.

This is a full day workshop so please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided.

Fabric Sculpted Masai workshop

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

Create your own unique Masai figure.  In this workshop we will create our figure from a different armature to the figure/angel workshop, this allows us to add on the legs and feet using Stone Art clay.

This is a full day workshop so please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided.

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Fabric Sculpted Angel / Fairy workshop

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

Create your own angel or fairy figure. In this workshop we will create our figure from an base armature, as per the figure workshop, however this time we will build in the base for the wings.We teach you how to build the base armature, drape the fabric and bring the statue to life with coloured pigments.

This is a full day workshop so please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided

Powertex Kit – Getting the most from your purchase

Times and costs vary dependent upon requirements .

Have you purchased a kit from Powertex UK and not sure what to do or maybe you need a little help with the monthly subscription box. Come along to a ‘How to’ session to make sure you get the most from your goodies.

Bring your own products and I will show you how to use them.

Please contact me to discuss


Guest Tutors

Ros Ingram – Ceramicist

Ros will be running 3 hour ceramic workshops throughout the year. 

Please contact Ros on 07968-968177 for further details.