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.


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.


Japanese Crane

£85   1 day (10am to 5pm)

In this workshop we will be creating a single bird sculpture on a stand, using a mdf template as our starting point. You can create any long necked bird with this template and can choose which of the two templates you use.

We will use Stone Art clay, pigments, and textured embellishments to bring character to our creations

You have the option to upgrade to a double stand and additional mdf shape to allow you to create a second bird at home.

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.



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.


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.


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


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.


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 Powertex texture products on top.  This then needs to dry completely before you  adjust the colourings and add highlights and finishing touches as required.


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.


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



Fairy House

Fairy House Workshop – Stone Art 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 Sculpted

£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 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



Mixed Media Notebook Workshop

£30  –   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.  .


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.