Event Cancelled Paper Collaged Character - Full Day Workshop - Saturday 23rd May - 10am-4pm


Paper Collaged Character Workshop at No 6 Ginger Beer Factory, Leek Staffordshire.

This is a fun, colourful workshop where you will learn how to create painted papers that you will then turn into collaged characters. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience, whether you are a an artist looking for new ways of working or a beginner wanting to learn a new skill.

What will you do?
You will be introduced to a range of painting and printing processes to create colourful, patterned and textured papers. Then you will be able to develop your own artwork using the materials you have created. All papers, paints and glue will be provided. There will be lots of support and advice to help you on your way. This is a playful full day course where you will develop your use of colour and collage. You'll get a tour of Fiona's studio and the opportunity to look through some of Fiona's art work to help you develop your own ideas.

Who will I be taught by?
You will be learning from Fiona Wilson, studio owner and print maker. Fiona has been working with printmaking and teaching for the last 10 years both in her studio and at Staffordshire University and loves being able to pass on new skills and inspire others. Her approach is friendly and relaxed and she believes everyone can be creative.

All materials are provided
We are more than happy for you to bring along you own art materials and art work as inspiration or to work from. We will have lots of paper, paint, pens and pencils for you to work with.

Who is this workshop suitable for?
This is an introductory course, so good for beginners or experts who are looking for new ways of working

Tea, coffee and water with biscuits will be provided. You will need to bring your own lunch. There are lots of places to buy lunch from in Leek, and Fiona is happy to recommend places you can go to.

Where is Leek, Staffordshire?
Leek is just on the border of the Staffordshire Moorlands and Derbyshire, just below Buxton. Its a vibrant market town with lots of independent shops, including a chocolatiers, an artisan bakery and some fab antique shops. There is no train station though, the nearest train station is Macclesfield and there are buses from there to Leek. If you fancy making a weekend of it - there is a Premier Inn in Leek and a wide variety of pubs and drinking holes! There is a car park just on the road where the studio is based and free on street parking on and around Leonard Street. Once you have booked your place - Fiona will be in touch with more details for the day.

Cancellations - You can cancel your place up to 4 weeks before hand and you will be refunded, after that refunds can not be made unless your place can be filled.

Still got questions?
Get in touch through the contact me page or email me on wilson.fiona@rocketmail.com