For ages 19 - 99 years...(not strictly!)                 

 

All workshops are beginners friendly, unless stated otherwise.  Prices include all materials as well as refreshments.  Payment is required at time of booking either by visiting The Art Room, phoning Emma on 07834228054, or emailing info@the-art-room.co.uk and asking for the details to perform a transfer.

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to get in touch via any of the aforementioned methods...

Also, if you're interested in drawing and / or painting and are either looking to develop your skills or investigate new ideas, then please keep in mind The Art Room's Thursday evening art groups.  We're a group of like-minded individuals who like to meet up when we can to create, blether and explore!  Please get in touch to find out more.

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Furniture Makeover Techniques 

with Mala Interiors 

Wednesday 25th September?
6.30pm - 8.30pm
£35 

Kirsten will be covering the techniques including blending and crackleglaze in this workshop. All with the lovely range of Frenchic products of course! Please bring a small piece of furniture to work your magic on - painted, or in its original form   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wet felting with Fiona  Moir

Tuesday 1st  October 

12.30 pm - 3.30pm

Fiona will demonstrate how she works when wet felting and guide you through the process of creating your own piece of felt art using a range of wools and silks. This is a beautifully vibrant approach to making

images and is an exciting alternative from the more common
use of pencils, pastels and paint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginners Crochet  workshop with Sue Hall            

Saturday 12th October 2 - 4pm.  £25

                                                                           

This workshop is perfect for complete beginners looking to learn basic stitches, how to read patterns and charts, and how to "talk crochet".  If there’s time, you might also be able to make a small gift bag or a coaster too...  This class is an introduction to this adaptable,                                                                                                    flexible skill and you’ll receive a starter pack as well as various  tips.

 

 

 

 

 

Granny squares plus!!! With Sue Hall

 Saturday 26th November

2pm – 4.pm.                                                 

£25

This is a workshop for improvers (if
you can chain and do treble

crochet you’ll be fine!), or if you’re
looking to expand your crochet
repertoire with more
contemporary designs. Granny
squares are an extremely versatile
approach to crocheting... use
yours to make a unique blanket,

useful basket, or stunning cushion.
All materials & patterns will be provided, as will lots of colour!

 

 

 

Pumpkin carving

With Eden Fisher

Wednesday 30th October

6-8.30pm

£15(bring your choice of pumpkin)

Come along to this Autumnal workshop and carve your own pumpkin from a range of seasonal designs, eden will show you how to successfully carve through each layer and also show you some useful tips for your leftover bits.

 

 

 

 

Christmas copper foiling  

workshop with Lorrie Kyle

Saturday 9th November

1.30 - 4.30pm

£40

Come and enjoy making your own piece of copper foiled glass,

All equipment and glass supplied, no experience necessary as learning to cut the glass is half the fun!!!

All creations will be fired and ready for collection a week after the class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calligraphy workshop with Nicky  brown

Saturday 23rd November

1.30 - 4pm

£40

In this workshop you will learn the art of flowing italic script, you will also make some seasonal greetings cards to highlight your newly learnt craft the workshop includes a pack of materials to take away

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese Temari ball decorations 

 

for beginners

 

Saturday 30th November

1- 3 pm

£20

A form of ancient Japanese folk art, Temari balls are brightly coloured pieces of needlework covered with elaborate patterns

Temari are highly valued and cherished gifts, symbolising deep friendship and loyalty. In this class, jessie will guide you in the beautiful art of Temari, you’ll make a lovely decoration for your Christmas tree or to adorn your home.

 

 

 

Trichinopoly (Viking Knitting) 

with Simon Lidwell. 

monday 2nd December               

6.30pm - 8.30pm
£30  
                                               

 

Trichinopoly, aka Viking Knitting, uses ordinary household tools to transform scrap metal into something of remarkable beauty. Learn to make jewellery using this thousand year old technique, turning “many hairs” of wire into a brilliant, intricate bracelet to give to a loved one or keep
for yourself! 

 

 

 Christmas Fused glass  

workshop with Lorrie Kyle

Wednesday 4th December 

6.30 - 8.30pm

£40

Come and enjoy making your own fused glass decorations to adorn your  tree or windowsill. All equipment and glass supplied, no experience necessary as learning to cut the glass is half the fun!!!

All creations will be fired and ready for collection a week after the class

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Crochet with Sue Hall

Wednesday  11th December                                                                                                             6.30pm - 8.30pm  £25

 

Expand your crochet skills and learn the traditional art of crochet granny squares - and with a Christmas theme!  We will make festive coasters, bunting and Christmas trees in fab festive colours, or colours of your choice you if you prefer.  This isn't a class for complete beginners, but if you can make a chain stitch and a treble stitch you'll be fine - it's a great follow-on class to our Beginners crochet.  £25 including all materials, handouts, tea and cake, and a goody bag.

 

 

 

 

 

 Needlefelt decorations workshop.                                             

 Saturday  14th December               

 2 - 4pm

£25

Design fantastic wool creations using raw carded wool and a special barbed needle. It's simple, inexpensive, and you can fashion just about anything you can imagine. Start small until you get the hang of needle felting...