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May
12
Sat
2018
Jan Clark: Colour my Textile World 12-13 May @ Go Create New England
May 12 @ 9:30 am – May 13 @ 4:00 pm
Jan Clark: Colour my Textile World 12-13 May @ Go Create New England

Learn simple, but exciting ways to colour up fabric in this fun workshop. Over two days Jan will cover a multitude of techniques that can be easily recreated at home, including mono-printing, no rules screen-printing, using transfers, inks and acrylic paints. You will walk away with a stack of unique fabrics ready to be used in any of your textile projects.

May
19
Sat
2018
Mirella Vassallo: Encaustics 19-20 May @ Go Create! New England
May 19 @ 9:30 am – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Mirella Vassallo: Encaustics 19-20 May @ Go Create! New England

Photo encaustics. An exciting encaustic workshop for all levels …beginner to advanced. Make art from photos. Learn about materials, techniques and how to tweak your existing encaustic skills to suit their application to photos. From basic encaustic wax over photos to more intricate detail of enhancing them with collage using a variety of objects, found or sentimental small mementos. No need to be a photographer even bad photos can become good art. Unleash your creativity and experiment adding your personal touch with skills learnt, brushstrokes, rich imagery, collage, drip, & colour glazes.

Wax has the ability to refract light in unique ways adding otherworldly and ephemeral qualities to your photos. This workshop will give you the working knowledge of this versatile medium and processes so you can explore and further develop your creative style.

May
31
Thu
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course.

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Jun 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course.

Jun
14
Thu
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Jun 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course.

Jun
28
Thu
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature at Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course.

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Christine Thompson: Winter Hat Making @ The Studio
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm
Christine Thompson: Winter Hat Making @ The Studio

In this workshop participants are shown how to design and draft a cloche hat and a
Baker Boy (sectional) cap. Using traditional millinery techniques participants start
off learning how to measure for a perfect fit and then go on to learn how to draft their
own patterns for these two beautifully warm winter styles.
Participants will then choose which style to construct on the second day.

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Rhonda Ellem: Repeat Handblock Printing using Shaped Blocks 1-2 September @ Go Create New England
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm
Rhonda Ellem: Repeat Handblock Printing using Shaped Blocks 1-2 September @ Go Create New England

Repeat Handblock Printing using Shaped Blocks

Print your own fabric and paper by designing your own collection of shaped lino blocks! Create these blocks using positive/negative designs and learn to plan, cut and shape them for continuous block printing.

Over the weekend, you will be able to work from your own ideas or be guided through the steps of composition, image making and colour combining. There will be lots of scope for getting creative, for handblocking onto fabrics, gift wrap and wallpaper, making fat quarters and sharing ideas.

You will be supplied with lino, fabric inks and small lengths of wall and wrapping paper.

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Judy Wilford: Design Introduction 8th-9th September @ The Studio
Sep 8 @ 9:30 am – Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm

Whether you Draw, Paint, Sculpt or Stitch. Work in any creative activity. DESIGN process is fundamental to the ultimate success of the work. It is Judy’s hope that this DESIGN course will expand your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Visual Arts and Crafts.

The course structure begins with a two-day workshop (8th-9th September) followed by nine, one day workshops at Go Create.

Sep
12
Wed
2018
Judy Wilford: Design Workshop @ The Studio
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Whether you Draw, Paint, Sculpt or Stitch. Work in any creative activity. DESIGN process is fundamental to the ultimate success of the work. It is Judy’s hope that this DESIGN course will expand your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Visual Arts and Crafts.

The course structure begins with a two-day workshop (8th-9th September) followed by nine, one day workshops at Go Create.

Sep
19
Wed
2018
Judy Wilford: Design Workshop @ The Studio
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Whether you Draw, Paint, Sculpt or Stitch. Work in any creative activity. DESIGN process is fundamental to the ultimate success of the work. It is Judy’s hope that this DESIGN course will expand your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Visual Arts and Crafts.

The course structure begins with a two-day workshop (8th-9th September) followed by nine, one day workshops at Go Create.

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Jan Clark: Free Motion Freedom 22-23 September @ Go Create New England
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm
Jan Clark: Free Motion Freedom 22-23 September @ Go Create New England

Learn how to work with textures and colours, such as hand dyed cotton fabrics, silks, velvet, glitz and lace, yarns and beading.

Sep
26
Wed
2018
Judy Wilford: Design Workshop @ The Studio
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Whether you Draw, Paint, Sculpt or Stitch. Work in any creative activity. DESIGN process is fundamental to the ultimate success of the work. It is Judy’s hope that this DESIGN course will expand your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Visual Arts and Crafts.

The course structure begins with a two-day workshop (8th-9th September) followed by nine, one day workshops at Go Create.

Sep
28
Fri
2018
Lauran Sundin: Wire Bobbin Lace for Contemporary & Traditional Lace Makers @ Go Create! New England
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm
Lauran Sundin: Wire Bobbin Lace for Contemporary & Traditional Lace Makers @ Go Create! New England

Although Lauran is a contemporary lace maker and will concentrate primarily on contemporary bobbin lace, the techniques, covered in the class, would benefit the traditional lace maker who wishes to make traditional pieces using wire. These techniques can also be used for larger dimensional sculptural pieces although she will cover small-scale jewellery applications. Lauran will explore two important aspects; focusing on the special methods of working with wire will help the student understand the structural integrity inherent to metal and its potential for dimensional design, emphasis on proper tensioning and the technique of working the wire around the pins, in a systematic manner to achieve precise stitches will be covered in detail. Additional she will cover methods for making all those wire ends “disappear”.