New Creative Craft workshop ideas
Have a go at a range of different Craft techniques.
This may have to take place over two sessions;
1st session involves, drawing a picture/pattern onto a small board, choose a collection of different textured and coloured tiles to cut and place onto the board
2nd session, Grout the mosaic pieces for indoor or outdoor use.
Encouraging imagination and creating small sculptural characters of clay pieces. Using a variety different clays and bright coloufuk decorative slips as well as tools to help form or texture the pieces
These pieces will be taken away to be fired and returned in a few weeks as a final piece.
Have a go at different hand-building pottery techniques, from pitch to coil pots and slab boxes, create and decorative functional pots.
This could be developed into two sessions.
1st session, making the pottery piece, I take them away and fire.
2nd session, I return with the pots for them to decorate and take them away again for final firing and return in a few weeks.
Decorative Glass and Pottery Painting
Design and draw a pattern or pictures to be drawn/painted onto a plain ceramic tile or glass sheet, plate/bowl, mug or glass.
Using brightly coloured paints, which are just fixed by putting into the conventional oven
Artistic Lino Printing
Develop and create hand-made cards, a pattern/pictures on silver/gold card or lino, which is then cut out and using a variety of different coloured inks to print out the pattern/picture on to paper and then mounted onto coloured card.
Rekindle – Christmas Crafts
Make your own Christmas decorations, using foliage from the garden and a chance to recycle old Christmas decorations.
Imaginative Papier-mâché bowls
Create a small bowl using a mix of glue newspaper, combine with fabric, colourful tissue or wrapping paper and brightly coloured paints or vanish.
Decorate a small object, such as a small box or mirror/picture frame by gluing coloured paper or cut-outs onto it and combining with special paint effects, such as gold/silver and other decorative elements.
Try out different painting techniques making a card using watercolour paints
Create a 3D card using different mediums of paper and paints, pastels, pen/pencils etc.
And many more ideas to come just talk to Vicky with your idea …..
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