PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

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PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Summer 2022: Embroidery

Online, This workshop ran from Monday 25th July 2022 until Friday 29th July 2022.
During this online workshop, students designed and created an embroidery on a denim piece of clothing from their wardrobe.

2022: Puppet Making

Online, This workshop ran from Tuesday 26th July 2022 until Thursday 28th  July 2022.
In this workshop, led by TCDT tutor Sian Kidd, students designed, made and learned to operate their own unique, sea-themed marionette puppets.

2022: Sugarcraft with Kathryn Cuthbertson

Online, This workshop ran for three days from Tuesday 12th April 2022 until Thursday 14th April 2022.
In this fully interactive workshop, students learned the fundamentals of working with both sugar florist and sugar modelling paste to create sugarcraft corals and seabed creatures. Students were guided through a variety of different techniques including designing, hand forming, sculpting, modelling as well as colouring, dusting and assembling. 

2022: Draw and Paint The Tree Of Life

Online, This workshop ran for one day on Thursday 7th April 2022.
The Tree of Life is a recurring motif in many arts. They contain deep symbolism, being embodiments of celestial and vital energies. But even without the complex layers of symbolism.... the tree, whatever else it is, is a giver of life. A beautiful thing to be celebrated and give gratitude for.   During this course, students learned how to improve their drawing skills and incorporate the compass and ruler to create a harmonious foundation for the tree of life. Their final designs explored the art of Indian ink and white gauche, inspired by traditional Indian Folk Art.

Spring 2022: Jewellery Making

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 26th February 2022 until Saturday 26th  March 2022. 
During this workshop, students learned traditional techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering and annealing to complete a personal piece of jewellery to take home.

2022: Etching

City & Guilds of London Art School, This workshop will ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 26th February 2022 until Saturday 26th  March 2022.
Etching is a 500 year old process and still very much used in the world today. During this workshop, students learned various techniques including, soft ground etching, sugar lift aquatint and developed prints that they were able to home and add to their portfolios.

Spring 2022: Stone Carving

Building Crafts College, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 5th March 2022 until Saturday 19th  March 2022.
During this workshop, students first learned how to use tools to carve a basic three-dimensional form before building on these techniques to carve and assemble a small structure as a group. This course was a great opportunity to learn not only a new skill but also explore its historic and architectural context.  

Spring 2022: Wood Turning

Building Crafts College, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 5th March 2022 until Saturday 19th  March 2022.
Woodturning is a unique form of woodworking that uses a tool called a lathe. In all other forms of woodworking, the wood is still, and it is the tool that is moving to create cuts.

2022: Mixing Colour

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 26th February 2022 until Saturday 13th  March 2022.
Over three sessions, students worked with watercolours to learn why some paint mixtures produce ‘fresh’ colours and some produce ‘muddy’ colours. As well as mixing colour, students explored the sheen and texture of paint and how it affects the appearance of colour, as well as the way colours interact with one another optically to create an illusion of colour.

2022: Hidden Geometry Of The Ocean ~ A mystical drawing adventure down under ~

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays from Saturday 5th February 2022 to Saturday 26th February 2022.
In this workshop, led by professional artist and founder of The Art Of Process School, Stephanie June Ellis, students explored and learned to draw creatures from the ocean using a compass and ruler and freehand biomorphic movements.