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Gilding on Textiles

During this workshop, students learnt how to fuse metal foil and gild gold leaf onto textiles. Students had the opportunity to fuse metal foil and gild gold leaf onto their own objects during the week....

Penwork

Students had the opportunity to learn about this endangered craft from experienced tutor Rian Kanduth. Together, they created prints that they were able to add to their portfolios. ...

Fashion Upcycling & Eco Facemasks

In two workshops with Jose Hendo, students learnt how to reuse items they have at home to make washable, reusable face masks and add new life to clothes that would otherwise end up in landfill. ...

Puppet Making

Students learned how to make a variety of different puppets using materials from around the house with experienced puppetry practitioner Sian Kidd. ...

Building Up A Thematic Composition

Create a painting based on different source materials such as photos, historical artworks and internet images by choosing a subject that will function like an anchor for a final composition. Throughout five thirty minute lessons, you will practice different art techniques, painting tricks and learn about...

Geometric Drawing

In these unique skills based courses, students will use traditional methods to explore a range of classic designs. Using traditional tools of compass and straight edge, each week we will recreate a beautiful pattern from a different part of the world. By working with designs of...

Eggshell Inlay

In this workshop series you will learn an interpretation of lacquer inlay, carefully adhering eggshell to an object of your choice. This is a wonderful, meditative, absorbing project; the outcome of which is a stunning, unique piece of art work....

Eco-Fashion Upcycling

"The history of a garment is just as important as it's future" - Jose Hendo Upcycling simply means reusing discarded objects in such a way as to create a product of higher value. In Eco-fashion it is adding new life to clothes that would otherwise end...

Grisaille

This technique will be translated by Sarah Hocombe into a beautidul, monochrome trompe l'oeil drawing. All students will need for this workshop will be copy paper, pencils and rubbers....