Mixed Media Textile Master Class

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June 2017

10 – 4pm

Do you ever feel like you can’t find the inspiration you are looking for to develop your practice? Using a mixed media approach could be the way forward to enable your creativity to flow in a variety of new and exciting ways. Award winning artist Priscilla Jones has spent the last 20 years exploring the endless possibilities of working with both fabric and paper within her practice. Priscilla’s work remains firmly rooted in textiles but also encompassing a wealth of techniques and processes that focus on changing and manipulating materials.

During this workshop Priscilla will take you on a journey of discovery, experimenting and exploring the endless possibilities of working with a lots of different of techniques. These include how to use wax and paint to change surfaces and wire and stitch to create interesting joining’s and edge treatments for your papers and fabrics.

On day one you will start by exploring how to colour, paint, wax, manipulate and stitch your papers and fabrics together creating a variety of mixed media surfaces to use on day 2 to create a finished piece/s.

On day two you will explore how to manipulate your materials further and develop your ideas towards making a finished piece to be mounted and framed or applied to a canvas.

Venue: The Longhouse,
Old Newnham Farm,
Plympton,
Plymouth,
PL75BL

£150 per person

A lovely homemade lunch can be provided for you on request

To book contact Sheron King

Phone: 01752 291260/ 07795805520

Email: sheron@madhattersstudio.com

http://www.madhattersstudio.com

Superb Sculptural Spoons!

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We had a great day on Saturday at Pizza Margherita in Lancaster making fabulous wire spoons! Quote by: Alison from East Lancashire “Thank you for a lovely day, I have really enjoyed the workshop and the venue.”

Everyone enjoyed the day and left clutching embellished cutlery of all shapes, sizes.  The workshop was part of the ‘Treasured’ exhibition in the upstairs gallery at the restaurant,  this continues till 28th May – do pop in if you haven’t had the chance or join us on May 2nd for our next events evening raising funds for Defying Dementia.

I am now taking bookings for my next workshop ‘Making an Embroidered Canvas’ – check out the link below for more details!!!

https://priscillajones.wordpress.com/category/workshops-and-courses/

 

We still have a couple of places left on this workshop!!!

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Sculptural Spoons

Saturday 8th April 2017

10.30 – 4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire spoons from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

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Pizza Margherita

2 Moor Lane

Lancaster

LA1 1QD

http://www.pizza-margherita.co.uk

£60 per person – Including a lovely Italian Lunch

For more information contact Priscilla

on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk

http://www.priscillajones.co.uk

Take a peek into Priscilla’s world!!!

I recently had the pleasure of spending the day with the fabulous photographer and animator Ginny Koppenhol as she photographed me and my studio. This spring I have been collaborating once again with Ginny making a new stop animated film featuring my work. Watch this space for more details as we will be launching ‘ A Little Something Remembered’ next month.

We have been working together on a number of projects over the last 18 months and Ginny has visited my studio several times. It was on her most recent visit that Ginny suggested we record my working environment giving a an insight into the making processes used in my work.

I hope you enjoy the photographs of my collection of ephemera and materials used in the  making and creating – seeing some work before and after its completed. My little family of friends are very dear each one loving sculpted and stitched together using found materials – each one waiting to find new homes to go to and exciting new films to star in. If you haven’t see our first production here is a link to ‘A Little Something Surreal’!!! https://youtu.be/KFTEaOsnQt0

For more information about Ginny and her photography – click here…http://www.gkoppenholphotography.com/

Enjoy Everyone!

Priscilla

 

Make an Embroidered Canvas

Saturday 6th May 2017

10.30 – 4pm

Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary box canvas for your wall. During the day you will explore a range of techniques to enable you to produce a finished piece that is personal and will reflect your own ideas. This is fantastic workshop for anyone who would like to explore a mixed media approach to stitched textiles, no experience necessary just bring enthusiasm.

If you have a sewing machine that has a free stitch facility please bring to the workshop, if not please request a sewing machine when booking your place.

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Pizza Margherita

2 Moor Lane

Lancaster

LA1 1QD

http://www.pizza-margherita.co.uk

£60 per person – Including a lovely Italian Lunch

For more information contact Priscilla

on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk

http://www.priscillajones.co.uk

 

Sculptural Spoons

Saturday 8th April 2017

10.30 – 4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire spoons from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

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Pizza Margherita

2 Moor Lane

Lancaster

LA1 1QD

http://www.pizza-margherita.co.uk

£60 per person – Including a lovely Italian Lunch

For more information contact Priscilla

on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk

http://www.priscillajones.co.uk

Sketchbook and Journal Making

Saturday 29th April 2017

10 – 4pm

Create your very own sketchbook or journal using a range of different papers and fabrics. Each of your pages will be assembled using collage, mixed media and stitch making the book totally unique and personal. You will than learn how to build your book creating a hard cover and use simple Japanese binding techniques to join your pages.

This is a great way to experiment with techniques such as stitch, collage and surface decoration to make something that is personal to you. Once your range of sheets is complete you start the exciting process of putting your papers and fabrics together and learn how to assemble them into the form of a book. You can make any size of scrap-book you wish and create it for a special purpose either to keep all those important bits and bobs you can never find a place for, perhaps a scrap book, or maybe a photograph album the choice is yours….! No experience necessary just bring enthusiasm.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

 

Sculptural Spoons

Sunday 2nd April 2017

10 – 4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire spoons from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Machine Embroidery & Mixed Media

Saturday 1st April 2017

10-4pm

Explore the possibilities of creating an embroidered collage using mixed media techniques. Priscilla will share her ideas and design tips encouraging you to experiment and explore your own ideas working with a variety of materials including fabric, paper and thread. You will create a variety of experimental papers and fabrics using mixed media techniques: including mark making and hand printmaking. Using your prepared papers/fabrics you will experiment with the process of assembling your collage using stitch to create a finished image. No previous sewing experience is necessary, however you will need to bring your own sewing machine that has a free machine facility.

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Opening Night for ‘Treasured’

You are invited for the Private View of our new exhibition in the wonderful gallery space upstairs at Pizza Margherita.

Original mixed media, textiles pieces and affordable prints are on display by Alice Mulvany, Priscilla Jones and Kirsten Jones. All work is for sale.

Please join us for a glass of wine, tasty Italian nibbles and to view these Beautiful, gorgeous, luscious artworks.

7pm Monday 30th January 2017

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