Masterclass Workshop Diary

 

Why not visit South Devon and treat yourself to a Masterclass? We have some amazingly talented, well known people coming to run workshops – details below…

To book workshops contact Sheron King

Phone: 01752 291260/ 07795805520

Email:  sheron@madhattersstudio.com

Delicious homemade lunches made with locally sourced produce at special introductory price of £8.50 per lunch payable with bookings

April 8 and 9 2017 Linda Miller 2 Day Pictorial Machine Embroidery Master Class £150

www.lindamillerembroideries.co.uk

Using her distinctive, unique style, she creates rich, colourful, naive and humorous embroideries which contain figures set in the outdoors, always happy, always smiling, and usually depicted within a story.

Friday – Sunday March 24-27  3 day Master Class Nuno/Felt Coat with Charity Vdmeer from the Netherlands £300 

Materials can be provided on request by Charity can provide materials on request at £100 for 8m silk 130m wide. 400g merino 16mic
100g Wool/silk and 50g silk fibreswww.sharit4.net

Surface & fashion design for coats.

Charity developed her own collection using the felting technique. Charity believes that felt gives her a wide range of creative possibilities, which she pursues by constantly researching and experimenting with new materials and techniques using natural textiles, raw materials and organic fibers.
Her ‘Sharit Ethical Fashion’ collection did catch Li Edelkoort’s eye in Paris, where her dresses were used in the collection. 

The workshop will focus on working creatively in exploring and concentrating on surface designing. We will explore the structures and rough surface using different techniques and materials. They will develop and enlarge their own pattern with a very simple, but effective method that will help the students  develop their own pattern that will suit and fit them.

While focusing on designing and making a one-piece nuno-felted A-line coat. Students will learn how to create and to add box pleats and extra float accent into the coats to create a princess line coat.

 3D Mixed media class with Priscilla Jones June 3 and 4 2016 £150

Do you ever feel like you can’t find the inspiration you are looking for to develop your practice? Using a mixed media approach could be the way forward to enable your creativity to flow in a variety of new and exciting ways3. Award winning artist Priscilla Jones has spent the last 20 years exploring the endless possibilities of working with fabric, paper, wire, stitch and found materials. Her practice remains firmly rooted in textiles but encompasses a wealth of techniques and processes that focus on changing the nature of the materials she works with. During this workshop Priscilla will take you on a journey of discovery, experimenting and exploring the endless possibilities of working with a lots of different of materials.

On day one you will start by making some images of your own favourite objects using a mixed media approach. You will explore how to colour, paint and wax papers and fabrics creating a variety of grounds.

On day two you will explore how to manipulate and develop your work using wire, stitch and heat techniques to create a variety of textured surfaces producing a finished piece or range of experimental samples.

This course is for those who want to push their own boundaries, take their work in a new direction or develop existing practice.