For ages 19 - 99 years...(not strictly!)                   Autumn / Winter Programme 2017

 

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 or Friday afternoon 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.

 

 

 

Beginners Furniture Painting with Mala Interiors

Tuesday 19th September

6.30pm - 8.30pm 

£35 

Kirsten (formally of Shabby Dabby Doo) will introduce you to the Frechic furniture paint range and take you through the step by step process of upcycling furniture. Please bring a small piece of furniture to work your magic on! Participants will also receive sample paint to take away as well as a discount if purchasing more.

 

                
 

 

 

Felt Art with Fiona Moir 

Saturday 23rd September

1.30pm - 4pm         

 £28   

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

 

 

 

 

 

Trichinopoly (Viking Knitting) with Simon Lidwell

Tuesday 26th September

6.30pm - 8.30

£20           

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Furniture Makeover Techniques 2 with Mala Interiors                               

Tuesday 10th October               

6.30pm - 8.30pm                               

 £35

Kirsten (formally of Shabby Dabby Doo) will be covering the techniques of decoupage, stencilling and image transfer 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginners Crochet with Sue Hall                                                   

Saturday 4th November            

2pm – 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 thisadaptable,flexible skill and you’ll receive a starter pack as well as various handouts, so you can carry on at home in your own time.

 

 

 

 

Granny squares plus!!!                                                                            

With Sue Hall                                          

Saturday11th November                                    

2pm – 4pm                     

£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!

       

 

Beginner’s jewellery with Cheryl Copeland

Tuesday 14th November
6.30pm-8.30pm
£20
 
   

Love accessories? Believe an outfit isn’t quite an outfit without a lovely pair of earrings, necklace or bracelet? Always fancied making your own jewellery but just didn’t know how to get started? Well come along and get creative with my mix of beads, elastic thread and charms and make something you can call your own. All materials will be supplied. There will also be some design pictures you can base your ideas on.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginners Furniture Painting with Mala Interiors   
Wednesday 15th 
November
6.30pm-8.30pm
£35                          

Kirsten (formally of Shabby Dabby Doo) will introduce you to the Frenchic furniture paint range and take you through the step by step process of upcycling furniture.  Please bring a small piece of furniture to work your magic on!  Participants will also receive sample paint to take away as well as a discount if purchasing more.                    

                                      
 
                                                                                                                     
      
  
 
 
 
Felt Art with Fiona Moir
Saturday 18th November
1.30pm - 4pm
£28     
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.                                                        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Die cut decoration with 
Kristine Coates
Tuesday 21st November
6.30pm - 8.30pm   
£20
Come and try your hand at die cutting
Techniques, using a variety of
materials and patterns you will learn how
to create some effective Christmas decorations.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gelli print Christmas cards and wrap with                                                                                 

Jade Middleton                                       

Saturday 25th November                                   

2pm - 4pm                                                                                                                                             

£20                 

"Gelli printing uses a gel plate to create a monoprint (a one off print) it’s fun, quick and easy to achieve different textures. In this workshop you will learn how to use a plate plus learn how to create your own plate. You are welcome to take yours home at the end and it will be good to use for another two weeks. We will use this technique to create Christmas cards, tags and giftwrap. This technique is perfect for everyone, templates will be provided to help beginners."

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Furniture Makeover Techniques 1 with Mala Interiors  

Tuesday 5th December

6.30pm - 8.30pm

£35

     Kirsten (formally of Shabby Dabby Doo) will be covering advanced painting techniques in this workshop.  She'll show you how to layer paints and discuss the art of choosing complimentary colours, as well as techniques such as "Chippy" & “Gustavian".  All with the lovely Frenchic range of course!  Please bring a small piece of furniture to work your magic on - painted, or in its original form                                                                

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wicker Christmas Decorations
with Fiona Moir
Saturday 9th December
1.30pm - 4pm
£28
 
Something naturally beautiful and truly unique for atop the Christmas tree or as a stunning table centre piece!  The talented Fiona will share her years of willow weaving experience to teach you how to weave willow and create this all year round feature for the home 
                                                                                                                           
 

 

 

Christmas flower arrangements with 

Emma pagan of Country Flowers

Saturday 16th December 

2pm - 4pm

£35

Make your own Christmas arrangement using a variety of seasonal greenery and fresh flowers. You’ll take home a beautifully presented and handmade centre piece for the festive period