PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

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PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

2021: Embroidery – Online

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 6th November 2021 until Saturday 4th  December 2021.

2021: Geometric Designs on Spheres – Online

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 6th November 2021 until Saturday 4th  December 2021.
In this practical workshop, inspired by spherical art forms in nature and the traditional Japanese art of Temari Balls, students learned how to work with geometric designs on a spherical surface.

2021: Jewellery Making

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 6th November 2021 until Saturday 4th  December 2021.
During this workshop, students learned traditional techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering and annealing to complete a personal piece of jewellery to take home.

2021: Marquetry

Bow Road Studios, London E3, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 23rd October 2021 until Saturday 6th  November 2021.
In this workshop, students were given the chance to learn all about the specialist tools and techniques involved in wood marquetry, from how to sharpen the various chisels and knives to how to identify the different woods available, as well as planning and making an original geometry panel.

2021: Eco-Fashion Upcycling – Online

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 18th September 2021 until Saturday 16th  October 2021.
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 up in landfill. This is a good way to do our bit to help the environment, through sustainable lifestyle choices, and remembering that all the resources and people that made our clothes matter.

2021: Design a Hand-Painted Wallpaper & Fit Into a Paper Scale Model

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 11th September 2021 until Saturday 9th  October 2021.
Over five sessions, students designed a small-scale, hand-painted wallpaper on canvas, commonly used by professional mural artists. They then used their design to decorate a pop-up scale model of the corner of a room.

2021: Casting & Gilding

Online, This workshop ran from Monday 23rd August 2021 until Friday 27th  August 2021.
During this workshop students learned how to make a small plaster cast from a mould before learning the delicate skill of gilding using real gold leaf.

2021: Jewellery Making

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London, This workshop ran from Monday 23rd August 2021 until Friday 27th  August 2021.
During this workshop, students learned traditional techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering and annealing to complete a personal piece of jewellery to take home. See photos from the workshop here.

2021: SILHOUETTE DECORATION FOR WINDOW DISPLAY

Online, This workshop ran from Tuesday 24th August 2021 until Thursday 26th  August 2021.
In this online workshop, students designed and painted a silhouette that will be reproduced as part of a window display at a famous store in Piccadilly, London. See photos from the workshop here.

2021: PAINTING WITH SPECIALIST BRUSHES – Online

Online, This workshop ran from Monday 16th August 2021 until Friday 20th  August 2021.
In this course, students experimented with a different brush each day, eventually using all of the brushes and learned techniques to paint an image in their last session.