Workshops out and about

I currently run ‘Art for All’ classes for Heeley Development Trust every Friday during term time. You can click here for further information about these.
I am also delivering workshops at the Art House in Sheffield and in various other venues around Yorkshire over the next few months. This will be updated as the dates are confirmed!

July at the Art House Sheffield

Introduction to ‘Soft Cut’ Lino Printing
On this workshop for complete beginners, you will learn how to transfer and cut out your design using ‘soft cut’ lino.  You will then learn how to mix up colourful inks and use a press to produce a series of unique lino cut prints to take home and frame.

Saturday July 29th
10am – 4pm
Cost:  £55

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August at the Art House Sheffield

Creative Fabric Printmaking
Learn some simple creative printmaking techniques for producing unique hand printed textiles.  Using hand-made printmaking blocks and other easy and effective printmaking techniques, you will first print a series of experimental fabric swatches before using a combination of the techniques you have learned to decorate your own unique cushion cover.

Saturday August 5th
10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Cost:  £55

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PRINT YOUR OWN UNIQUE AND COLOURFUL DRAWSTRING BAG (For Kids)

On this fun workshop you will print a design onto a large (20 cm x 24 cm) coloured drawstring bag. You will create your own block printing stamps which you will then use to hand print a unique design using fabric printing ink.  At the end of the session you can take home your fabulous original bag to use for your PE kit or whatever else you like!  Suitable for age 6-10 years.

Monday 21st August
Cost: £20 per participant or £18 for each additional child

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PRINT YOUR OWN SPACE THEMED T-SHIRT (For Kids)

On this fun workshop you will print a SPACE design onto a black t-shirt. You will use simple printing techniques to print planets, space ships, aliens and what ever else you might find in space as a unique design using fabric printing ink onto your t-shirt! .   At the end of the session you can wear home your fabulous original t shirt and amaze your friends with your imagination and talent!  Suitable for age 6 to 10.

Tuesday 22nd August
Cost: £20 per participant or £18 for each additional child

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Screen Printing with Embroidery Hoops

Screen printing does not have to involve lots of technical equipment and expense!  On this workshop you will learn how to screen print using your own homemade embroidery hoop silkscreen. Sam will teach you two different screen printing techniques – screen-printing using a screen block and screen printing using stencils – to produce a range of simple one-colour prints onto paper and fabric.

At the end of the workshop you will have a fabulous range of colourful screen printed designs to take home and frame.

Wednesday 23rd August
10am – 4pm
Cost:  £55

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Hand Printed Lampshades

Impress your friends with your gorgeous, one off hand printed lampshade!

On this workshop you will hand print a length of fabric using simple printing methods. You will then use this fabric to create your own unique lampshade. As well as learning some techniques for fabric printing you will also learn how to create a drum lampshade which can have either a lamp or ceiling fitting.

Thursday August 24th
10.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: £55*

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*Please note:  There will be an additional cost on the day (payable in cash direct to the tutor) for your drum lampshades, depending on which size you wish to make: size 20cm diametre cost  –  £7, size 25cm diametre cost – £10. All other materials are provided.