PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

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PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

2020: ARCHITECTURAL GILDING

Fortnum & Mason, London, This workshop will run for five days from Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020.  
Creative Dimension Trust tutor Rian Kanduth tutored students in the intricate gilding technique. This was a special chance for students to leave their mark on one of London’s most ancient and iconic landmarks, Fortnum and Mason.

2020: Geometric Drawing – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this unique, skills based course, students used traditional methods to explore a range of classic designs. Using traditional tools of compass and straight edge, they recreated a beautiful pattern from a different part of the world.

2020: Stencilling – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this course, students learnt how to make their own stencils and how to apply water-based acrylic paint with a brush to create designs using the stencils they crafted themselves.

2020: Introduction to Illustration and Painting – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 17th August 2020 until Friday 21st August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this workshop, students learnt how to create a painting based on different source materials (such as photos, historical artworks and internet images), choosing a subject that functions as an anchor for their final composition piece.

2020: THEATRICAL MASK MAKING – Online

Online, This workshop will run for five days from Monday 10th August 2020 until Friday 14th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this workshop students learnt how masks are used across the creative industries and had the opportunity to explore, design and build their own custom mask.

2020: GILDING ON TEXTILES – Online

Online, This workshop will run from Monday 10th August 2020 until Friday 14th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
During this workshop, students learnt how to fuse metal foil and gild gold leaf onto textiles. Students worked collaboratively to decorate a large tablecloth which was then displayed at The Creative Dimension Trust Collaborative Banquet. Students also had the opportunity to fuse metal foil and gild gold leaf onto their own, handmade marbled paper, t-shirt or bag.

2020: Designing and Painting a Grisaille Panel or Frieze – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 10th August 2020 until Friday 14th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this workshop, students learnt the beautiful Grisaille technique, translating it into a panel or frieze.

2020: UPHOLSTERY – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 3rd August 2020 until Friday 7th August 2020. There are only 4 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.  
The Royal Household has some of the best workshop facilities in the United Kingdom. Located in the Home Park, adjoining Windsor Castle, lucky Creative Dimension Trust students were able to utilise these facilities to learn fantastic new crafts.

2020: Weave It! Weave It! – Online

Online, This online workshop will run from Monday 3rd August 2020 until Friday 7th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this course, students were introduced to weaving by award winning weaver, Claire Whelan. Using a weaving frame with yarns and recycled materials, students were taught a variety of processes including dyeing.

2020: Suminagashi Marbling – Online

Online, This one-day, online workshop will run on Thursday 6th August 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this exciting and energetic one day course, students learnt Japanese suminagashi.