Discover a personal and spontaneous art form with
infinite creative possibilities! Collage had a long, vital
history as a folk art before emerging as a fine art in the
twentieth century. Transform everyday materials such as
newspapers, magazines, fabrics, wall papers, leaf rubbings,
feathers, pressed flowers, and string into a giant memento
of your very own decorative “Woodland Walk”.
Improve confidence, muscle development and hand eye
co-ordination but most of all have fun with threading under
and over recycled material such as plastic bags, with corn
About 3,000 years ago in Egypt, farmers made a net
device that caught the quail that were ruining their
wheat crops. It was the first scarecrow. Work big
with broad strokes and bright colours, never worry
about making a mistake, and thrive on the chance to
experiment to your hearts content by making a
'Silk Paper Making /Lanterns'
Take this to a completely new dimension by exploring
fibres such as soy bean, silk tops, heat bondable angelina,
and reclaimed blue jeans fibre and cotton flax. Increase
your confidence by learning the various techniques which can
be used to manipulate, texturise and enhance your creation.
Imagination is all you need along with modroc which is a
superb product for creating three dimensional work. Special
little pots can be created quickly and easily whilst adding
texture with skeleton leaves, wool tops and anything else to
Learn how to make felt balls/pebbles. So easy, and these
can then be used in jewellery making, 3D sculpture and
Others for 2008 include Seascape in mosaics. Colour and
Meaning/Culture and Textile Surface Decoration.