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

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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

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

The Handmade and Vintage Festive Market is this Saturday everyone!

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Handmade and Vintage Festive Market

10th December 2017

11am-5pm

The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TH
£2.00 Entry.

I’m delighted to be taking part in this fabulous fair!!!
It’s an independently curated event offering designers, makers, performers and vintage traders the opportunity to offer their wares to the world. There will be over 40 stalls with makers selling from all over the UK!

http://www.thestorey.co.uk/whats_on.asp?offset=20
For more information please contact jonessquared@gmail.com

There is still time to book your place on next Saturdays ‘Wire Sculpture Workshop’!

Saturday 26th September 10:30 – 3:30pm £50 per person + materials payable to the tutor on the day Explore the vast possibilities of working with wire and create your own 3D sculptures inspired by any theme you wish. You will … Continue reading

Lost & Found Workshop

Angel of Tea

Priscilla creates  sculptures that draw upon her life long love affair with here vast collections of odd an curious objects.  During this two day workshop, Priscilla Jones will share with you the creative techniques developed through her experimentation and process of making.  You will make your very own 3D sculpture inspired by whatever theme you wish… using wire, wax, and found ephemera. You will learn a range of processes including how to construct a wire structure that can be in 3D or 2D using light weight wire and then work into this by creating a surface to hand stitch and embellish with paper, buttons, beads and trimmings. Materials will be provided all you need bring is enthusiasm and some found objects or materials from your own collecting. This is a perfect opportunity to develop ideas you may have started in previous workshops with Priscilla or you may wish to come along and learn a range of new and exciting techniques!

Venue:

Central Hebden Bridge

25th & 26th January 2014 10-4.00pm

£120 per person

Including a lovely homemade lunch, tea and cakes!

For more information contact Priscilla

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