The Arty Silkworm - Lets talk Silk... and Painting Workshops.
Want to learn how it's done?
Come along to our one day creative workshops...
You'll be hooked!
Wonderful workshops at The Arty Silkworm.
Our creative days run from 10am until 3pm with a short break for lunch.
There is plenty of tea & coffee to sustain the creativity.
Our workshops are perfect for beginners and those with experience alike.
The day is relaxed & structured and begins with an introduction to Silk, a demonstration of the way the beautiful professional dyes work, the methods of application and the process of fixing and finishing your wonderful creations.
Your tutor for the day will be Ruth Rutherford, a professional,
enthusiastic multi skilled designer, who will inspire and guide you,
to enable you to get the most from your day.
You will make practice samplers, experimenting with colour and technique.
You will try various styles of Shibori, being amazed at your results.
You will then create a beautiful, vibrant and luxurious silk scarf 114 x 28cm
to take home with you. There are a variety of sizes/shapes available.
The cost for the day is £49
and includes all basic materials.
Just bring yourself, your lunch and a pinny!
Please bring a pair of disposable gloves and a face covering,
to adhere to Government Guidelines
**There will be plenty of antibacterial sanitiser for your use**
These are the forthcoming 2021 Workshop Dates...
The themes are a wonderful starting point for your day, and your choice
of colours will make your work completely unique.
Please click your chosen date to send an email and secure
Come on your own.
Buy Someone a gift.
Share the day together.
Get Creative - Have Fun - Express Yourself
These are very small classes to allow for social distancing
and individual tuition,
Maximum 4 people - Booking is essential.
Your day starts at 10am and will finish at 3pm,
A non refundable deposit of £20 is required to secure your booking.
In the event of Covid - 19 Government restrictions being in place,
then of course all deposits will be refunded or
applied to another workshop date of your choice.
There are no rigid expectations, and no experience is necessary.
You will be truly amazed at the beautiful results that can be achieved,
it is a lovely relaxed and fun day.
If there is a group of eager silk painters and you would like a separate bespoke workshop date, just get in touch...
All you need is 4 people to have your own creative day,
'there's lots of mid-week availability'
If you would like me to come to your venue please email to discuss...
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Having a special Birthday
or gathering of friends?
A Bespoke Workshop Afternoon is perfect for
Special Birthday Gatherings,
Group Activity days
please see our fabulous
** Sparkling Workshop Page **
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