Cas Holmes led a wonderful workshop in sketchbooking. Students were shown various techniques for mark making and sketching. They were encouraged to try methods of drawing that forced them to relax and become more free with their own style. Works in sketchbooks can be used...

Jan's Takeaway Dye Day is always a fun workshop. Students are encouraged to experiment with coloured dyes to create bright new fabrics. Jan shows students a variety of ways to use dye on fabrics that they might not have thought of. The effects of folding,...

Seraphina Martin joined us from Sydney for a weekend of solar plate etching on 21-22 January 2017. She took complete beginners and advanced printers right through the process of solar plate etching over the two days. Students were given three plates to use and beautiful...

We braved the elements for this workshop - winter has really set in to the New England now and our students worked hard to get their shoes done before dark on the second day. Students chose a variety of fabrics and leathers for their shoes....

Jane Atkinson, from the UK, came to the Studio in October 2013 to teach contemporary bobbin lace making using unusual materials and lots of colour. She taught using her book, Contemporary Lace for You, as a teaching aid. Students were encouraged to bring a photo...

Jan Clark's Takeaway Dye Day was another great success. Students were encouraged to play - and play they did! Jan supplied all the dyes and chemicals and students could spend all their time exploring different methods of dyeing cotton as well as other fabrics with...