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COVID 19 UPDATE: We are continuing to run our workshops with reduced student numbers to maintain safe working practices. Thank you for your continued support.

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2022
February 2022

Wine Bottle Animal

Saturday 05 February 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Learn how to turn a recycled wine bottle into a quirky animal sculpture using recycled fabric & Powertex products.  Choose to make a cat, hare or fox.

During the workshop, you will learn how to:

  • create a simple armature using an empty wine bottle & everyday materials;
  • use Powertex Universal Medium & recycled materials to create texture;
  • mix your own air drying clay to add detail & character to your animal;
  • mix your choice of pigments to add colour;
  • dry brushing techniques.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Training Academy - Stone Art

Tuesday 08 February 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Whether you are already a Certified Powertex Tutor wanting to expand your skills, or a Powertex enthusiast looking for a longer. more emersive workshop to really understand the product for your own crafting needs, then this is the course for you.  Two full days focussing on everything Stone Art, with lots of project ideas & practice at creating Stone Effects & Air Drying Clay. 

Please book at  POWERTEX TRAINING ACADEMY - STONE ART

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Mixed Media Fossil Canvas

Saturday 12 February 2022

10:00am - 03:30pm

A full day workshop covering a number of Mixed Media techniques including crackle effects, applied texture, stencilling with structure paste & more, using mixed media & Powertex art products.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Training Academy - Easy 3D Flex

Monday 14 February 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Create beautiful, deep cracks using Easy 3D Flex.  A great addition to both your mixed media projects & to add crackle texture to sculptural pieces. This two day product training gives time to really understand Easy 3D Flex & how to use it.  Perfect for Certified Powertex Tutors looking to expand on their workshop offerings or for mixed media artists or sculptors looking to add texture & crackles to their work. 

NOTE: Some prior knowledge of using Powertex would be useful for this course.

Please book at  POWERTEX TRAINING ACADEMY - EASY 3D FLEX

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Training Academy - Fabric Sculpture

Saturday 19 February 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Are you enjoying using Powertex for your own projects, but would like to take your knowledge further & earn money from your hobby by running Powertex workshops? Then why not become a Powertex Certified Tutor? Or simply want to immerse yourself in 2 full days of Powertex creativity for fun? Then this could be just the course for you!

A full two day training course covering in depth product knowledge of Powertex, focussing on fabric sculpting techniques in both 2D & 3D, creating simple armatures, adding colour, plus lots of project ideas to help develop your creativity.

Please book at POWERTEX TRAINING ACADEMY - FABRIC SCULPTING

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk
March 2022

Fairy or Witches House Workshop

Saturday 05 March 2022

10:00am - 03:30pm

A full day workshop where you will make a fairy or witches house using recycled fabric, stone art clay & Powertex products.  Once dry, your fairy house will be suitable for outdoor display.

During the workshop, you will learn how to:

  • build a simple armature using everyday materials;
  • add texture using recycled textiles & Powertex Universal Medium;
  • mix your own air drying clay using Stone Art & Powertex Universal Medium;
  • make embellishments, such as flowers, leaves & butterflies, to add to your Fairy House;
  • mix your own pigments to colour your Fairy House;
  • apply colour using dry brushing techniques.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Sculpture in a Day - Figure

Tuesday 08 March 2022

10:00am - 03:30pm

Create a beautiful & unique figure sculpture using recycled textiles & Powertex products.

Chose from a wide variety of head styles, learn how to build a simple armature using everyday materials, then dress your sculpture in your choice of textiles before finishing with coloured pigments.

All materials, full instruction, protective gloves & apron included. Tea, coffee & soft dri&s will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch. 

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Intro to Stone Art - Hearts & Baubles

Thursday 10 March 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm

In this 2 hr workshop you will be taken through all the steps required to create a decorative Stone Art heart or bauble using recycled textiles, Stone Art & Powertex products. 

Price £30

Taster Session

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Animal Sculpture in a Day - Sheep or Highlander

Thursday 17 March 2022

10:00am - 05:00pm

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

Full Day Animal Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Training Academy - Fabric Sculpture

Saturday 19 March 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Are you enjoying using Powertex for your own projects, but would like to take your knowledge further & earn money from your hobby by running Powertex workshops? Then why not become a Powertex Certified Tutor? Or simply want to immerse yourself in 2 full days of Powertex creativity for fun? Then this could be just the course for you!

A full two day training course covering in depth product knowledge of Powertex, focussing on fabric sculpting techniques in both 2D & 3D, creating simple armatures, adding colour, plus lots of project ideas to help develop your creativity.

Please book at POWERTEX TRAINING ACADEMY - FABRIC SCULPTING

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk