Tag Archive: adult arts and crafts

  1. Coiling Workshop

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    Following Emma’s guidance you will learn how to coil and create beautiful ornaments.

    About this event

    Come and try your hand at this easy craft. Coiling is a super easy way to use treasured fabrics or recycle your old clothes!

    You will learn how to make a coiled pot or even a tea cup and saucer.

    Scraps of material will be provided but please feel free to bring your own material to make a super personalised piece!

    Who is this workshop for?

    Anyone can attend, all levels and experience are welcome. You must be aged 18 or over to participate in this class.

    Book Via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coiling-workshop-tickets-313372424357

  2. Cotton On Manchester: Art Theory and Practice (Wildlife Painting)

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    Create your own wooden panel painting in acrylic of an animal of your choice using easy to follow and fully supported techniques from preparing your surface to a finished artwork to take home. 

     All inspired by the ‘British Wildlife Photography’ exhibition at Gallery Oldham.
    In this workshop, not only will you learn the art of painting animals by professional artist Christopher Rainham, you will also be shown around the exhibition by art historian Sara Riccardi. She will discuss select artworks in the exhibition and run through the theory and history behind using animals in artwork and photography.
    ‘This exhibition celebrates the tenth anniversary of the British Wildlife Photography Awards. This retrospective looks at the past 10 years and for the first time will include all the overall winners along with a selection of images including category winners and highly commended images, that have made this the exciting and wonderful event it is today.’ Find out more at https://galleryoldham.org.uk/exhibitions/
    Then, working on a 20 cm square wooden block, you can design and paint your own artwork with a range of techniques using acrylic paint. 
    Simple drawing techniques and step by step use of acrylic paint to create your own artwork in an expressive and controlled environment. 
    Fully demonstrated approach to drawing and painting. Suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience wishing to learn new skills and approaches to picture making. 
    18+ ONLY.

    This event will take place:

    Saturday 30th July
    Time: 12:30pm – 3:00pm
    Venue: Gallery Oldham, 35 Greaves St, Oldham OL1 1AL
    To purchase tickets please visit Cotton On Manchester: https://cottononmcr.com/product/art-theory-and-practice-wildlife-painting/

  3. Wet Felting Workshop

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    Following Emma’s guidance you will learn how to create felt, then create a beautiful pot from the material.

    About this event

    In the morning you will learn how to wet felt using wool, water and friction!

    You will then move onto felting a beautiful pot inspired by the landscape.

    Who is this workshop for?

    Anyone can attend, all levels and experience are welcome. You must be aged 18 or over to participate in this class.

    All materials are provided.

    Book Via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wet-felting-workshop-tickets-313362424447