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Mixed Media – memory pieces

Dates: 13 – 19 May.   Mixed Media – memory pieces A course constructed around exercises to explore how to tell a story or convey a thought or concept through textiles. Hand and machine embroidery may be used, simple printing techniques, paper, fabric and the written word. Antique papers, fabrics or lace will also be incuded. All levels. Tariffs:   920€ Full board in own room 870€ Full Board Sharing 395€ Non-embroiderer, full board, sharing room. Self-catering on application. To book your course Please telephone 0033 251274339 or 0033687848495 to talk about Your course choice or send a mail to Valerie.holmes@orange.fr I’m sorry but the above is not a link….we’re having … Continue reading

Courses à la carte

Courses à la Carte If you are alone or in a group and none of our propositions suit you or your dates there may still be something that can be done……. For groups of four or more (up to 10) we can run a course or day school especially for you for any length of time at any date (subject to availability). The subject or technique chosen will need to be possible in the timescale given by yourselves. The cost is generally the same as the “sharing” price on the main course lists. Do ask for a quote. If you are alone or up to three people we can run … Continue reading

Two day thermofax creation with photo shop

Two day thermofax creation with photoshop 8th and 9th November or 11th and 12th november 2016 You will learn how to use photoshop to alter your photos and make them suitable for the creation of a thermofax. Your thermofax will be produced for you and you will position it onto a frame ready for printing. Fabrics for printing will not be provided, but you can bring them yourself or buy them in the studio. You will receive 2 A4 thermofaxes as part of the course, but will be able to purchase others to your designs in A3 or A4 size. Suitability: Any Level Tariffs: 225€ course only 445€ Course and … Continue reading