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  • Choosing materials
  • Create Design
  • Paint plaque
  • Provide Detail
  • Final Product
  • Preparing the stone
  • Colouring the stone
  • Slide
  • Stone Art Workshop 4 500
  • Final Piece
  • Figure Workshop 1
  • Figure Workshop 2
  • Figure Workshop 3
  • Figure Workshop 4
  • Figure Workshop 5

Workshops & Exhibitions

Animal Sculpture in a Day - Sheep or Highlander

Friday 10 June 2022
10:00am - 05:00pm

Registrations are now closed

A full day workshop where you will make an animal sculpture using recycled fabric & Powertex products.  Chose between a Highland Cow, Sheep or Reindeer.

During the day, you will learn how to:

  • build a simple armature from everyday materials;
  • mix your own air drying clay;
  • sculpt detail using simple techniques & tools;
  • add texture using textiles;
  • mixing pigments;
  • dry brushing techniques.

At the end of your workshop, you will be able to take home your finished sculpture, which will then air dry over a number of days.

 Price £105

Course Information

You will be taken through all the steps to create your beautiful & unique weather resistant sculpture under the expert tuition of Liz Dixon, approved Powertex Trainer.

You will learn lots of tips & techniques throughout the day to enable you to continue with own Powertex projects at home.

Where possible, we aim to use recycled textiles & found object in our workshops. If you have a piece of natural fibre material that you wish to incorporate into your work, then please feel free to bring this along with you & we can advise if it is suitable to use. However, all materials & protective gloves/aprons are included in the cost of the workshop.

Please can we request that long hair is tied back, & rings/bracelets are removed before attending.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Contact Details



Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
30 Frog Lane
Upper Boddington
NN11 6DJ
01327 261290