Workshops

2014

 

Call 0115 824 0102 to book your place. 

Cost £3 with materials provided (unless otherwise stated)

SUNDAY 22nd JUNE

LIFE DRAWING 10am - 12noon
A dynamic life drawing session for beginners and experienced artists. Led by Sofie Dobbelaere. Upstairs Sherwood Workshop

MONDAY 23rd JUNE

KNIT AND NATTER 10am - 12noon
Bring your own wool and needles for a friendly knit and natter. Led by Beryl Hales. Free. Room Full of Butterflies

MOSAICS 10.30 - 12.30pm
Create a beautiful mosaic for the Library with Anna Dixon. Free. Sherwood Library 

CREATIVE THINKING & WRITING 2pm - 4pm 
An inspirational session to connect with your own voice, write your own poem or short story.  Led by Dori Kirchmair. Firth & Scott

HAVE A GO WITH CLAY 5pm - 6pm
Make something with clay. Led by Chris Geeson, Hands on Pottery. For adults & children. (£4) Hands on Pottery, The Place Activity Centre

FAUX CERAMIC TILES 6pm - 8pm
Create lightweight ceramic looking tiles with pre-printed images and a triple embossing technique. Led by Alex Cross. Sewing Room Sherwood Cookery Workshop

TUESDAY 24th JUNE

MARBLE PAPERS 10am - 12noon  FULL
Create beautiful decorative papers. Led by Alex Cross.  Bring an apron. Print Room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop 

PLASTIC FANTASTIC 10am - 12noon
Create a fused fabric/plastic panel to be stitched and appliquéd to make a decorative bag. Led by Sara Robinson.  Sewing room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop 

CYANOTYPE 1pm - 3pm
Create, with a photographic process, wonderful ‘blue prints’ from found objects. Led by Kit Anderson.  (£4) Print room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

MOSAICS 1pm - 3pm
Introduction to making mosaics using glass tiles and recycled crockery. Led by Sophie Robins. Large room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

HAVE A GO WITH CLAY 5pm - 6pm
Make something with clay. Led by Chris Geeson, Hands on Pottery. For adults & children. (£4) Hands on Pottery, The Place Activity Centre

UP-CYCLE FRAMES 6pm - 8pm
Using paint, decoupage, collage or fabric - give new life to old picture frames. Led by Sue Pearson. Print room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop 

CROCHET A FLOWER 6pm - 8pm
Create a colourful flower using crochet in beautiful vivid colours. Led by Melinda Lee. Crimson Tree

SUSHI  WORKSHOP 6pm - 8pm  FULL 
Construct different types of sushi with a variety of cooked fillings. Bring your own box to take sushi home for supper.  Led by Anya Gebicka.  Sherwood Cookery Workshop

WEDNESDAY 25th JUNE

KNIT AND NATTER 10am - 12noon 
Bring your own wool and needles for a friendly knit and natter. Led by Beryl Hales. Free. Sherwood Library

EARLY 20TH CENTURY DESIGN between 2pm - 4pm
Come and learn about
Art deco and Art nouveau in a 20 min workshop.  Bring items you would like to ‘date’. (optional) Led by Jacqueline and Madelaine. Free. Ikonic & Lady Angetell 

A WARM EMBRACE OF THE DIVINE 4pm - 5.30pm
Enjoy a poetry reading and angel meditation with artist Alison Knox of EVeRYDaY ANGeLS.  Firth & Scott

MOSAICS 4pm - 6pm
Create a beautiful mosaic for the library with Anna Dixon. Free. Sherwood Library 

HAVE A GO WITH CLAY 4.30pm - 5.30pm and 6pm - 7pm
Make something with clay. Led by Chris Geeson, Hands on Pottery. For adults & children. (£4) Hands on Pottery, The Place Activity Centre

WIRE WRAPPING WORKSHOP 6pm - 8pm
Come and make a small collection of classic style wire wrapped rings. Led by Viv Bowling. Large room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

WORKSHOP FOR DOLLS HOUSE 
ENTHUSIASTS  6pm - 8pm
Make seaside themed pieces in 1/12th scale.  Over 14s. Led by Beryl Hales. Sewing room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop 

THURSDAY 26th JUNE

RESIN TREASURES 10am - 12noon
Bring your trinkets to encapsulate in resin.  Led by Daisy Nimerovski.  Large room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

EXPRESSIVE MONOPRINTS 10am - 12noon
Express yourself with colour using screenprinting techniques to produce unique monoprints. Led by Jeannie Clarke.  Print room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

TAEKE CHOCOLATE SCULPTURE 1pm - 3pm 
Tempering chocolate to create a chocolate sculpture. Led by Taeke Oosterwoud. Sherwood Cookery Workshop

FAUX CERAMIC TILES 1pm - 3pm
Practice rubberstamping and create tiles using chalk inks and a triple embossing technique. Led by Alex Cross. Print Room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

STAINED GLASS 1pm - 3pm 
Design and create your own simple light catcher using the stained glass technique of copper foiling. Led by Sam Taylor. Large room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

KNIT A FLOWER CORSAGE 6pm - 8pm
Make an eye catching daisy corsage using basic knitting stitches.  Led by Melinda Lee. Sewing room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

SCREEN PRINTING WITH STENCILS 6pm - 8pm 
Learn the basics of screenprinting. Create your own design and print onto a tote bag in a single colour. Led by Christina Williams.  Print room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

FRIDAY 27th JUNE

MOSAICS 4pm - 6pm
Create a beautiful mosaic for the library with Anna Dixon. Free. Sherwood Library

ENVELOPE BOOK 6pm - 8pm
Create a beautiful and unique envelope book to use or to give as a gift.  Led by Claire Hampton. Print room, Sherwood Cookery Workshop

SATURDAY 28th JUNE 

SHERWOOD FESTIVAL ART MARQUEE 12noon - 6pm 
A range of family drop in workshops led by local artists in Woodthorpe Park.  Free activities too!

Also, Childrens’ drop workshops: St Martin’s 10am - 4pm & Sherwood Methodist’s 10am - 5pm.

username Name & Artform: sort by Last name
kitanderson
Hand tinted tiles   
Kit Anderson
Ceramist, Photographer
JOC
In August 2014, I took the opportunity to paint in my son’s Buckinghamshire apple orchard. I enjoyed the experience being connected directly to nature, the changing sky, and the smell apples and summer. Lazy boats on a warm sea. Ballet dancer "landing a shape"
Jeannie Clark Artist/Printmaker/lecturer
Artist, Print Maker
crafterslab
  
Alex Cross
Crafter
annadixon
Anna Dixon The Post Office Garden
other
berylhales
 
Beryl Hales
Artist, other
Handmade by Melinda
  
Melinda Lee Handmade by Melinda
Crafter
dayseye
  
daisy nimerovski
Artist, Crafter, Mixed Media Artist, Painter, Photographer, other
A Kind Art
 
Sue Pearson 'Kind Art' by Sue Pearson
Mixed Media Artist
Sophie Robins M...
Butterflies in Room Full of Butterflies Leaves in Stripes Spring Blossom
Sophie Robins
Artist
samtaylorglass
  
Sam Taylor sam taylor glass
Artist, other
Christina
Christina Williams, Best of Wishes, Pink Vases, Greetings Cards. Christina Williams, Best of Wishes, Many Keys, Greetings Cards Christina Williams, Best of Wishes, Landscape, Greetings Cards
Christina Williams
Artist, Mixed Media Artist, Painter, Print Maker