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COVID 19 UPDATE: We are continuing to run our workshops with reduced student numbers to maintain safe working practices. Thank you for your continued support.

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2021
September 2021

Sculpture in a Day - Figure

Thursday 16 September 2021

10:00am - 03:30pm

Create a beautiful & unique figure sculpture using recycled textiles & Powertex products.

Chose from a wide variety of head styles, learn how to build a simple armature using everyday materials, then dress your sculpture in your choice of textiles before finishing with coloured pigments.

All materials, full instruction, protective gloves & apron included. Tea, coffee & soft dri&s will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch. 

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Mixed Media Rice Paper Canvas

Saturday 18 September 2021

10:00am - 03:30pm

A full day workshop to create a beautiful canvas using rice paper, Stone Art clay, recycled textiles, structure paste, bister spray & pigments.  Lots of fun for lovers of Mixed Media!

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Tutor Training Academy - Fabric Sculpture

Sunday 19 September 2021

10:00am - 04:00pm

Are you enjoying using Powertex for your own projects, but would like to take your knowledge further & earn money from your hobby by running Powertex workshops? Then why not become a Powertex Certified Tutor? A full two day training course covering in depth product knowledge of Powertex, fabric sculpting techniques, running workshops, & lots of workshop ideas to get you started.

Price £350

Please book at POWERTEX TUTOR TRAINING - FABRIC SCULPTING

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Quirky Bird Sculpture

Tuesday 21 September 2021

10:00am - 04:30pm

A full day workshop where you will make acrazy crackle bird sculpture using Powertex products.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio

Wine Bottle Animal

Thursday 23 September 2021

10:00am - 04:00pm

Learn how to turn a recycled wine bottle into a quirky animal sculpture using recycled fabric & Powertex products.  Choose to make a cat, hare or fox.

Price £90

Full Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Tutor Training Academy - Mixed Media

Tuesday 28 September 2021

10:00am - 04:00pm

Two full days of Powertex Tutor Training to learn how to use the products to product Mixed Media projects & rust effects Lots of project ideas & practice throughout the course. NOTE: This training is for Certified Powertex Tutors ONLY, who have completed the Fabric Sculpting Training as a minimum requirement.

Please book at  POWERTEX TUTOR TRAINING - MIXED MEDIA

2 Day Workshop

Location: Valley View
info@artisticretreats.co.uk
October 2021

South Northamptonshire Art Trail Exhibition

Saturday 02 October 2021

10:00am - 04:30pm

A free art exhibition for all to enjoy, with art demonstrations at many of the venues.

Local artists Liz Dixon & Lizzie Coulter will be exhibiting their eclectic mix of art - watercolours, jewellery, etchings, sculpture, mixed media & acrylic pours - at The Forge (Culworth), OX17 2AZ from 2nd - 10th October 2021 as part of the South Northamptonshire Art Trail.  The artists will be onsite for 'Meet the Artist' events & demos every day from 2nd - 10th October.

Opening times: Mon - Sat 10.30am - 4.30pm & Sun 10.30am - 3.00pm

 

5 Week Introduction

Location: Forge Coffee (Culworth)

Intro to Stone Art - Halloween Pumpkins

Wednesday 13 October 2021

10:00am - 12:00pm

In this 2 hour workshop you will be taken through all the steps required to create a fun Halloween pumpkin using recycled textiles, Stone Art & Powertex products

Price £30

Taster Session

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Powertex Tutor Training Academy - Stone Art

Thursday 14 October 2021

10:00am - 04:00pm

Two full days of Powertex Tutor Training to learn how to use Stone Art with lots of project ideas & practice at creating Stone Effects & Air Drying Clay. NOTE: This training is for Certified Powertex Tutors ONLY, who have completed the Fabric Sculpting Training as a minimum requirement.

Please book at  POWERTEX TUTOR TRAINING - STONE ART

2 Day Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk

Animal Sculpture in a Day - Sheep or Highlander

Sunday 17 October 2021

10:00am - 05:00pm

A full day workshop where you will make an animal sculpture using recycled fabric & Powertex products.

 

Price £105

Full Day Animal Workshop

Location: Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
info@artisticretreats.co.uk