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.

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.


 

Christmas 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.

 


Christmas Gnome

3 hours £35

Create your very own Christmas 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.

 


Introduction to Powertex

2.5 hours £25

ARE YOU READY FOR A CREATIVE ADVENTURE?

Spend a relaxing 2.5 hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting.

We will be using 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.

 



Mixed Media Notebook Workshop

£25     2.5 hours

Create your own unique altered notebook in a relaxed, friendly environment using a selection of embellishments and acrylics. Everything you need to complete your project is provided including gesso, acrylic paints, rice paper, stencils, texture paste and more.  .

 

 


Mixed Media Journal Covers Workshop

£35     3.5 hours
Create your own unique Mixed Media Journal Covers.  We start with blank journal covers and use texture pastes, gesso, media gels, stencils and embellishments to decorate the outside covers of our journal. 

 

 

 


Introduction to Sculpting with Stone Art

£35.   3 hours
ARE YOU READY FOR A DIFFERENT ADVENTURE?

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.

 


Sculpting with Stone Art

£85.  1 day (10am to 5pm)

Starting with a basic dog shape (unicorn or elephant 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.


Powertex Figure Workshop

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

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

 


 

Masai warriorPowertex 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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Powertex 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 Mixed Media Canvas workshop

£45    4 hours 

We start by creating a layout for you to work from and then proceed by adding a textured background to your canvas before applying your chosen design on top.

For this project we will be using a variety of Powertex products.

 


Powertex Wooden Tryptich workshop

£45  4 hours

We start by creating a layout for you to work from and then proceed by adding a textured background to your panels before applying your chosen design and texture products on top.  This then needs to dry completely before you  adjust the colourings and add highlights and finishing touches as required.

 

 


Stone Art workshop

£45   4.5 hours 

We start by creating Stone Art clay and modelling items to be used later in the day.

We go onto to create a Stone Art piece using Styrofoam, Powertex fabric hardener and Stone Art which we embellish with the clay items made earlier in the day along with other pieces of fabric, ribbon, cardboard etc

 


Stone Art Torso Workshop 

£35    2.5 hours

The torso is designed to have a stone effect and you can then choose how to dress your figure with either stone art clay, fabric or a combination of both.  Once dried we can then add embellishments to your project as you choose

 

 


Fairy houseFairy House Workshop – Clay

£40   2  sessions (about 3 hours and 1 hour)

 

Come and create your own unique Stone Art Fairy House which you can fully open to house little secrets or a battery operated light

Starting with a recycled glass jar we begin to design your Fairy House.  From textured walls and unique windows through to a slated or tiled roof, the choice is extensive and its all yours.

In the first session we will construct the house and roof and then leave to dry.

In session two we bring in the colour and the bling turning the house into the vision you had in your minds eye.

 


Fairy House Workshop – Fabric

£30   3 hours

Come and create your own unique fabric Fairy House which you can fully open to house little secrets or a battery operated light

Starting with a recycled glass jar we begin to design your Fairy House.  From textured walls and unique windows through to a designer roof, the choice is extensive and its all yours.

All ready for you to take home with you

 


Powertex Painting Techniques Workshop

£65   4 hours

In this workshop we will use small canvas boards to explore all of the different techniques you can use whilst painting with Powertex.  This course covers the use of bister, stone art clay, structure paste, 3D flex, Powerprint and rusty powder.  You will build a collection of techniques boards that you can take home as memory joggers for all of the techniques.

Please note you will not complete a  single piece of art on this workshop.

 


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 the personality of your own highlander will start to shine through

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


 

 

Guest Tutors

 

This year, I am pleased to welcome…

 

Ros Ingram – Ceramicist

Ros will be running  3 hour ceramic workshops throughout the year.  These are proving to be very popular.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denise Liebermann – Needle Felter

Starting in Summer 2018, Denise will be offering both full and half day sessions where she will be teaching her gorgeous needle felted animals

Please contact Denise on hello@craftygal.co.uk for latest course dates.