home: event [ narrative tile making ]

home: event [ narrative tile making ]

Join artist & designer Yinka Ilori at the Design Museum for a tile making and decoration workshop.

Ilori’s work draws on both his London upbringing and Nigerian heritage and is often influenced by traditional Nigerian parables. Following an introduction to story-telling through design from Yinka, participants will create narrative tiles using fabric, paint and colour, drawing on motifs from Dutch wax prints for inspiration

Tickets are available from designmuseum.org

April 13th / 10:00 – 16:30

[ £90 ]

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home: event [ wood turning ]

home: event [ wood turning ]

We all secretly dream of learning a new skill, whether it’s drawing, painting, woodwork, or sewing but never find to time to take it up.

At Blackhorse Workshop, London in just 3 hours you can learn basic wood turning techniques and create your very own bowl. Amongst a array of courses this particular one is great for beginners and perfect to challenge yourself and try something new, not to mention being great fun.

[ £75 ]

blackhorseworkshop.co.uk

home: event [ lino printing workshop ]

home: event [ lino printing workshop ]

Definitely one to book in for – learn to lino print with artist, Debbie Chessell, at Heals, Kingston Upon Thames.

£35

Saturday 30 March

Book HERE

They say;
Join this workshop to learn how to carve and hand press your own Victorian-inspired lino print with artist Debbie Chessell. 
During this workshop you will; 

Learn how 19th Century designers such as William Morris used relief printing and bold repeating patterns to create vivid and powerful designs 

Learn all about various traditional lino carving tools and how to use them 

Design and carve your own bold pattern onto lino 

Hand press your design onto a luxury canvas bag to take home with you! 

About the artist: 

Debbie Chessell is an award-winning artist who has trained with Kingston School of Art, Slade, and The Royal Drawing School. She runs workshops across the Southeast, has been exhibited by the Royal Academy and has her artwork featured in international collections including the Suzzallo Library (USA) and St George’s Hospital (UK).

All materials will be provided, this includes a course pack and a lino-printed ticket handmade by Debbie Chessell to be posted to you upon booking.

home: event [ screen printing ]

home: event [ screen printing ]

If you have every thought you wanted your own design printed on paper, to then framed for someone or yourself, then this workshop is for you.

Hosted at Obby in Peckham, London, this course will go through the basics of screen printing in a 6hr session. You will have the opportunity to bring a design to life and go home with 10 copies of your print.

Search a wide range of great workshops across London, including this one at obby.co.uk

[ £65 ]

Various dates – 10am – 4pm

home: event [ craft workshop ]

home: event [ craft workshop ]

Ever heard of Jesmonite? Us neither til we got educated by the London Craft Club. A great material used in one of the latest workshops.

The London Craft Club run brilliant creative crafty workshops using all sorts of materials, skills and methods. Learn a new technique and enjoy getting creative!

When the words ‘concrete’, ‘marbling’ and ‘terrazzo’ are used in a description of a material – we’re sold on it!

Pick from a few dates on offer to take part in a workshop, where you will design and make a little trinket box in the super material Jesmonite.

They say;

Get ready to meet your new favourite material, Jesmonite. What is Jesmonite I hear you ask? Well it’s a cross between concrete and resin, that can be coloured and used to create awesome effects like terrazzo and marbling. Intrigued? Then read on…

In this introduction to working with Jesmonite you will learn all about this amazing material from our expert Haidee. She will discuss different applications for Jesmonite, and tell you about the different effects you can achieve. Then you’ll make a mould for your trinket dish – choose from a triangle, diamond, or hexagonal shape for your final piece.

Haidee will then show you how to mix your Jesmonite, how to colour it, and you will be able to cast your very own geometric trinket dish! It’s such an amazing material to work with, we know you are going to want to go home and make more pieces for everyone you know! You’ll leave with a finished Jesmonite trinket dish, plus all the knowledge and skills needed to make lots more.

Dates still available :

Tuesday 26th February 7.00 – 9:30pm

Tuesday 5th March 7.00 – 9:30pm

Saturday 16th March 2.00 – 4:30pm

Book quick to avoid missing out!

home: event [ ceramics workshop ]

home: event [ ceramics workshop ]

Fancy learning a new skill this year? Why not try your hand at ceramics.

We have found some great courses at Raw Ceramics Workshops in Hackney, London with beginners to more advance options.

We suggest the 3 session beginners course, where you will learn basic techniques from owner Matthew Raw for working with clay. You will get the opportunity to create something from your own ideas.

You will end your 3rd session with fully painted and glazed pieces of work.

[ £95 with all materials included ]

For the full choice of workshops and dates head to rawceramicsworkshops.com

home: event [ printing workshop ]

home: event [ printing workshop ]

Start the New Year with your creative juices flowing by making some art for you home. We found this fun Risograph Image Making Workshop at Hato Press in London. Learn the techniques of riso-printing and collage in a 2.5 hr session.

We’ll take you behind the scenes at our printing studio, packed with different paper stock, riso drums and colourful ink tubes. As a group we will perform a test exercise on riso-printing and work through a few art production techniques. Then it’s time to experiment with your individual artwork using a range of materials, including our pre-made templates, inks, stamps, clippings, charcoal and many more. We will be on hand to give you advice and tips on your artwork, and then we’re off to the live printing action of your master creation!

Next workshop Jan 5th [ £45 ]

Visit hatopress.net for tickets