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Nov
3
Sat
2018
Vicki Taylor: Beginner Lace Making 3-4 November @ Go Create New England
Nov 3 @ 9:30 am – Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm
Vicki Taylor: Beginner Lace Making

Vicki Taylor: Beginner Lace Making

Come and learn the intricate art of bobbin lace making. Traditionally bobbin lace making was used to decorate fashion for the aristocracy of Europe from the 16th Century, later to become a form of currency worth more than gold.
Nowadays, lace can be made from all sorts of fibres including wire, crazy yarns and paper. Vicki teaches bobbin lace making in a contemporary and accessible way. This workshop will teach you some of the basics and will open your eyes to the possibilities of this intriguing art form.

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ 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. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ 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. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Nov
21
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ 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. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Nov
24
Sat
2018
Mark Jones: Leather Bag Making @ The Studio
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am – Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm
Mark Jones: Leather Bag Making @ The Studio

Work with a professional craftsman to design and make a small leather bag, clutch or book cover. Be introduced to the techniques of working with leather. Explore types of leather and the tools available. Consider approaches to design when utilising the basic patterns provided.

All materials will be supplied (at an extra cost).

All ability levels are welcome!

Nov
28
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ 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. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Dec
5
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ 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. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Feb
2
Sat
2019
Erica Gray: Sculptured Wearables @ Go Create! New England
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm
Erica Gray: Sculptured Wearables @ Go Create! New England

Join me in utilising some of my favourite techniques to explore sculptured wearables. Incorporating new techniques from which to stitch, thread and entwine your woolen materials into 3D structured forms. Techniques include soft sculpture, wire manipulation & a 3D printer pen as well as some down to basics sewing tricks.
Together we will create a 3d wearable item to add to your wardrobe, while also adding to your skill base.
Workshop is suitable for a creative beginner through to someone wanting to refresh or try a new technique.

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Judy Wilford: Embroidered Escarpments 2-3 March @ The Studio
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm

More information coming soon.

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Jiliian Culey: Basketry/Weaving @ Go Create! New England
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm
Mar
16
Sat
2019
Anne Leon: Printing and Gold Leaf @ Go Create! New England
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm
Apr
3
Wed
2019
Neha Puri Dhir: Shibori @ Go Create! New England
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm

 

Come join Neha Puri Dhir, textile artist from India, for an explorative workshop on Shibori- the ancient Japanese technique of resist dyeing on fabric. Experience the bold interplay of colours while unraveling the mysterious beauty of resist dyeing. Shibori involves different types of folding, stitching, twisting and compressing of fabric followed by multiple levels of dyeing to unfold alluring patterns on the fabric. The workshop will involve learning and working on different types of resist dyeing techniques such as stitch resist, clamp resist and shape resist. It will subtly graduate to contemporary adaptations of Shibori from the traditional ones and will leave you with creative possibilities to explore further.

The workshop is recommended for all age groups. No prior knowledge of fabric and dyes is needed, just come wearing a set of clothes you can get dirty and bring your creativity along. Any basic knowledge of stitching will come in handy. The artist has a vast experience of conducting workshops at varied levels; from skilled traditional craftsmen to young students with no prior experience

Neha Puri Dhir: Shibori – A Celebration of Creativity and Tradition @ Go Create! New England Studio
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm
Neha Puri Dhir: Shibori - A Celebration of Creativity and Tradition @ Go Create! New England Studio

Shibori- the ancient Japanese technique of resist dyeing on fabric, is not just an art but is a fascinating story in itself. Shibori is a platform where you challenge your creativity to unravel a bold interplay of colours and textures. It involves different types of folding, stitching, twisting and compressing of fabric followed by multiple levels of dyeing to unfold alluring patterns on the fabric.
The explorative workshop by Neha Puri Dhir, a textile artist from India, will involve learning and working on two different resist dyeing techniques such as stitch resist and clamp resist. The workshop will leave you with endless creative possibilities to explore further.

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Marilyn Moore: WIRE AS FIBRE: AN INTEGRATION OF TECHNIQUE AND INSPIRATION @ The Studio, Go Create! New England
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm
Marilyn Moore: WIRE AS FIBRE: AN INTEGRATION OF TECHNIQUE AND INSPIRATION @ The Studio, Go Create! New England

Do you like to play with fire? How about combining that adventurous spirit with the experience of working with wire cloth and wire? Experiment with textile techniques and a variety of wires, as well as different meshes of copper, bronze and stainless steel wire cloth. Give yourself the opportunity to play with these new materials and accept the challenge of adding and expanding your fibre vocabulary.

Students will explore this process of inspiration and technique with Marilyn using fine coloured wires, which can be brought from their own stash. Included with the class will be the use of the torch as a tool for preparation of the materials. Wire cloth and wire will be used to create baskets and jewellery to excite the senses. Students may wish to get involved in a large project or produce a number of samples with technique in mind. Twining with fine coloured wires, knitting and crocheting with wire, working with wire cloth, embellishing with beads, and pearls, will make an exciting adventure for students.

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Fiona Pfennigwerth: “On the Farm” Watercolour Painting @ Go Create! New England
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm
Fiona Pfennigwerth: "On the Farm" Watercolour Painting @ Go Create! New England

Enjoy this lovely pastoral country in all its autumn glory. Capture aspects of it from life, in watercolour. Come away with your visual record of meeting it personally, and an increased understanding of watercolour painting.

For over 30 years Fiona has loved depicting aspects of nature in watercolour, from the patterns of bark and leaf litter to landscapes, and from quick sketches from life to botanical art and decorative illustration. She has studied from fine Art at TAFE to a PhD in Natural History Illustration at the University of Newcastle. Currently she is working on her 3 rd volume of illuminated manuscripts.