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  • Paint plaque
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  • Preparing the stone
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  • Stone Art Workshop 4 500
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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
January 2022

Quirky Bird Sculpture

Thursday 13 January 2022

10:00am - 04:30pm

A full day workshop where you will make a crazy crackle bird sculpture using Powertex products.

During the workshop, you will learn how to:

  • make a simple armature using everday materials;
  • mix & apply air drying clay in your choice of colour using Powertex Universal Medium& Stone Art;
  • mix & apply a crackle clay using Powertex Univesal Medium & Easy 3D Flex;
  • mix pigments to add further colour.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio

Sculpture in a Day - Figure

Saturday 15 January 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

Animal Sculpture in a Day - Sheep or Highlander

Saturday 22 January 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

Intro to Powertex - Wine Glass

Monday 24 January 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm

A really fun workshop to make a unique and useable wine glass using mulberry wood papers, mixed media & Powertex sculpting medium.

Great as a gift for a friend, or to use yourself.  Once dry, your wine glass will be totally useable & can be cleaned using gentle hand washing.

Price £30

Taster Session

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

Intro to Stone Art - Hearts & Baubles

Wednesday 26 January 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
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

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
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