Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops delivered by skilled artists and makers. For booking call 07856 080517 or email info@studioartdays.co.uk. The workshop space is also available if you would like to deliver a workshop of your own - please contact us for details.
SILVER SPINNER RING Sunday 26th May 10am - 2pm with Jana. Prices vary depending on the width of your ring and the number of spinning rings you add. Make your own sterling silver spinner ring, with up to three rings spinning around it. Fee includes all materials and tools needed to make this ring and you will learn all the techniques required to make it, so you can wear it home knowing you made it entirely yourself. 1cm with 1 spinning ring £82 1.5cm plus 1 £97, 1.5cm plus 2 £105, 1.5cm with 3 spinning rings £115.

KNIFE SHARPENING Sunday 2nd June, 10am - 1pm. NEW! A workshop with James Robertson where you will learn all about making your knives functionally sharp and safer, no more frustrating blunt knives, squashing rather than cutting your tomatoes and tearing your roast apart. £45 covers all materials and a basic sharpening kit for you to take home.

SPOON CARVING FOR BEGINNERS Sunday 9th June. 10am-3pm, £75. Carve your own spoon using green wood, with woodcarver James Robertson of Wuud Carving. All instruction, tools and materials will be provided for you to create your own unique wooden spoon. Suitable for anyone over 16 with reasonable wrist and hand strength.

WOODLAND WALKING STICK MAKING Saturday 22nd June 10am - 1pm £40. With woodworker James Robertson, your workshop will take you out into a woodland where you will learn to select, cut and finish your own walking stick. You will make your stick uniquely your own, learning how to finish it, then you will leave armed with the correct oil to protect your stick when it has dried.

STAINED GLASS COURSE for beginners with stained glass artist Fiona Hadwin, 5 weeks starting Monday 24th June 10am-12noon. £120 per person with materials available to purchase from Fiona (you are unlikely to spend more than £20-30 across the course). Fully booked - more dates hopefully will be added.

LEATHERWORK Sunday 30th June 10am - 4.30pm, £110 - leatherwork expert Paul Bradley returns to the studio for another of his popular courses. You will receive all the tuition and materials required to complete a beautiful leather notebook.

RUSTIC PLANT LABEL MAKING Saturday 6th July 1-4pm with James Robertson. £40 per person. You will create a set of 6 beautiful hand whittled plant labels. Suitable for anyone over 16 with reasonable wrist and hand strength.

STILL LIFE DRAWING Sunday 7th July 10.30am - 4.30pm £70 per person including a light lunch. Alison will guide you through the skills required to complete a still life drawing by the end of this day long workshop. All materials will be provided. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to dust off their drawing skills.

CYANOTYPE PRINTING Saturday 10th August, with Jenny Samuels, 11am-1pm £35. A chance to use the power of light to create beautiful cyanotype images. All materials provided.

PLANT LABEL MAKING Saturday 31st August 1-4pm with James Robertson. £40 per person. You will create a set of 6 beautiful hand whittled rustic plant labels. Suitable for anyone over 16 with reasonable wrist and hand strength.

BOTANICAL PLASTER RELIEF Saturday 14th September, with Jenny Samuels, 2-4.30pm £40. All materials provided to create your own nature inspired plaster relief piece.

LINOCUT Saturday 21st September 2-5pm with studio owner Alison. £35 per person. You will learn to design and create your linocut, which you print on greetings cards and paper on the day and you will be able to take home to use for endless reprinting.

SPOON CARVING FOR BEGINNERS Sunday 22nd September. 10am-3pm, £75. Carve your own spoon using green wood, with woodcarver James Robertson of Wuud Carving. All instruction, tools and materials will be provided for you to create your own unique wooden spoon. Suitable for anyone over 16 with reasonable wrist and hand strength.

NEEDLE-FELTED GNOME with Fascinating Felt. Saturday 9th November, 1.30-3.30pm, £35. Suitable for beginners over 12 years to try this mindful and relaxing craft. All tools and materials will be provided to make your very own Gnome in time for Christmas.

BLOCK PRINTED LAVENDER BAGS Saturday 16th November, with Jenny Samuels, 2-4pm £35. Create your own blocks then print and create delightful lavender bags, to gift or keep yourself!

BLOCK PRINTING FOR CHRISTMAS Saturday 7th December, with Jenny Samuels, 2-4pm £35. Create your block prints to use on coasters, baubles, tags and cards, all materials provided.

Workshops will take place in the studio with plenty of ventilation. All workshop attendees are asked not to attend any event with any cold symptoms. We have reduced the number of attendees at each workshop, in order to implement social distancing. Tea/coffee and biscuits provided but if your workshop runs over the lunch period, we suggest you bring a packed lunch.

MORE EXCITING WORKSHOPS frequently added, so keep an eye out or email Alison at info@studioartdays.co.uk to be added to the mailing list and be kept up to date.

OR! Create your own Workshops
Get together with a group of friends and arrange your own bespoke workshop. You choose the workshop and the date and we provide the fun!

LINOCUT ..... DRAWING ...... SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING ...... LEATHERWORK .......SPOON CARVING ...... BOTTLE LAMP MAKING ...... SEWING ...... DOG COLLAR MAKING......WET FELTING......CYANOTYPE ........ SCREENPRINTING .........BLOCKPRINTING..........RESIN WORK ......... SHARPENING ........ WOODLAND STICK MAKING ........ GLASS

NB Please note, we ask that participants refrain from attending workshops with any cold or flu symptoms - we will of course provided a refund or transfer to a future workshop.









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