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  • Stone Art Workshop 4 500
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  • Figure Workshop 1
  • Figure Workshop 2
  • Figure Workshop 3
  • Figure Workshop 4
  • Figure Workshop 5

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2022
August 2022

Intro to Powertex - Garden Wall Plaque

Monday 22 August 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm

A 2 Hour workshop making a unique & weather resistant Garden all Plaque from recycled textiles & Powertex fabric hardener.

Price £30

Taster Session

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

Powertex Training Academy - Mixed Media

Wednesday 24 August 2022

10:00am - 04:00pm

Love Powertex but wondering how to incorporate it into your Mixed Media projects?  Or are you a Tutor looking to learn Powertex in Mixed Media to expand your workshop offerings? Then this two day workshop of Powertex Training is the one for you!

Learn a variety of Mixed Media techniques using Powertex prducts, including creating crackle effects with Bister, image transfer, acrylic inks & paints, mixed media on craft foam or MDF, Easy Structure, 3D Balls & rust effects. With lots of project ideas & practice throughout the cours, this will takre your mixed media projects to a new level.

Please book at  POWERTEX TRAINING ACADEMY - MIXED MEDIA

2 Day Workshop

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

Fairy or Witches House Workshop

Saturday 27 August 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

Wednesday 31 August 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
September 2022

Wine Bottle Animal

Saturday 10 September 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 - Easy 3D Flex

Wednesday 14 September 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 17 September 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

Powertex Training Academy - Stone Art

Monday 26 September 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

Sculpture in a Day - Figure

Thursday 29 September 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
October 2022

Mixed Media Fossil Canvas

Saturday 01 October 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