home: event [ collage workshop ]

home: event [ collage workshop]

Heals never fails to have a huge selection of great workshops throughout each year and this collage workshop with Katy in May, is definitely one to book in for.

18th May / Heals Westfield

They say;

Learn to love the medium of collage and embrace your inner Matisse during this collage workshop.

What you will do
You will work alongside print designer Katy Welsh (@katydwelsh) to explore composition and the art of colour play, creating our own abstract compositions and translating these into collage using hand cut shapes. 

The Materials
We will be working with brightly coloured sticky back vinyl, usually used for sign making and shop windows, Katy has discovered it is a great material for collage too.

The Outcome
During the workshop, you will create a series of A3 collaged artworks that you can take away with you, and an appreciation for playing with shapes!

About Katy
Katy designs patterns for companies across the world, her work has been applied to products from gift wrap, mugs and cards to cushions and clothing.

She embraces anything handmade and collage has been a big part of her process from the beginning.

Some of her biggest inspirations include Matisse, Picasso and the Bloomsbury group; she likes to have fun with design and is excited to share her knowledge with you!

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home: event [ plate making ]

home: event [ plate making ]

Create something unique for your home with this plate making workshop at Token Studio, London.

Learn the techniques of pottery with out the wheel throwing, but instead hand building and using tools to make your desired plate.

A perfect workshop to create a personal item for your home or a gift.

Token studio’s philosophy is not just limited at the crafts is about creating a style of living, more creative, less waste, more sustainably by lots of fun way of creating everyday products, most importantly we promise that we made the experience full of joy and inspiration

To book your place head to tokenstudio.co.uk [ £28 ]

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 ]

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!