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Trish has been at it again. This time it was an intense one day workshop with new and previous students making the most of Trish's experience and wealth of knowledge. They covered various encaustic techniques and those students who were returning developed their work further. Trish...

What an enjoyable workshop! The first morning covered embedding in resin and Vicki and Kath madly rushed around the studio to find as many things as they could to embed in the resin. It is such a beautiful way to preserve treasures and display miniature artworks....

What a lovely way to pass a day! June passed on lots of useful tips for working with wire. We had a small group, so June had lots of time to get around everybody individually. We worked with copper wire, supplied by Go Create and silver...

Another of Jan's fun workshops with lumpy bumpy fabrics and "cutting blobs". We had a very active weekend and came away with loads of techniques for making ordinary fabrics come to life with a sewing machine. We had a small class, so all had lots of...

There were too many beautiful works made in this class to display here - please see our Facebook Page for more images. Rae Woolnough is a fantastic tutor and took us through so many felting processes. Some of us were complete beginners and others had...

My head is still buzzing from the amount of information gleaned in this workshop. Over the three days Polly taught us coiling, twining, knotless netting and cobbling. We used as many different types of fibres as we could lay our hands on. Anything from electrical...

Liz joined us for a weekend from France. Students in this class worked from a photo they found inspirational and converted it into an embroidered picture. They started by painting fabric in layers of colour. They then added stitches to build depth and movement. Each student...

In this workshop, students learnt some great tricks to take their drawings to a new level. Each lesson in the series of five had a different focus. Each day was challenging, but inspiring. This series was based purely on lead pencil and black or sepia pens,...

What a beautiful, relaxing weekend this was. Fiona  catered for all our levels of experience with water colour painting. She explained in detail the whole process, from choosing your paper, to stretching it and doing your first washes. She led us through to adding the...

This was an exciting workshop for complete beginners and experienced weavers. We filled the studio with table looms and proceeded to weave anything we could find (plant/mineral or otherwise!). Kay encouraged us all to stretch our imaginations and took the beginners from their first touch...