CANNING ARTS GROUP

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision - James Whistler

WORKSHOPS and SHORT COURSES

BOOKMAKING in 3 STYLES  with Bridget Seaton

1 Day Workshop
SUNDAY
10th SEPTEMBER
10:00am – 3:30pm

COST:
$90 Member
$120 Non Member

All materials included

Tea & coffee provided. A half hour lunch break inc during the day, BYO lunch.

Bridget will take you through the step by step techniques of making these 3 handmade books. These lovely finished items could be used as art journals, diaries or gifts. You’ll learn how to stitch, bind, cover and assemble using leather, card, specialist papers/fabric and tools. All materials included and workshop notes provided.


  • Japanese stab book with 4 hole binding 
            - using decorative paper, card and stitching
  • Leather bound book - using leather, stitching and decorative fastening
  • Hinged cloth bound Japanese stab book
            - using card, specialist book covering fabric and stitching
 

PIT & RAKU FIRING WORKSHOP  with Jill Archibald

2 Days Workshop
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
7th & 8th OCTOBER
10:00am – 4:00pm

COST:
$120 Member
$150 Non Member

BYO Bisqued Pots.
All other materials included.
Tea & Coffee provided, optional BYO plate to share for lunch!
Bring some pots along to try your hands at the wonderful process of Raku and Pit Firing! Come and learn the method of these two types of firing including glaze application and decoration suited to it.

Essential items to bring along:
Limit of 3 medium sized bisque pots (max height 20cm) for each method of firing.
Pots for the Pit firing process need to be burnished or have terra sigilata applied and bisque.
 

NUNO FELTING  with Maimunah Abdullah

2 Days Workshop
Sundays

5th & 12th November
9.00am – 1.00pm

COST:

$120 Member

$150 Non Member
Students to provide own materials.


Tea & Coffee provided

This weekend course over 2 Sundays with Maimunah will take you on a journey in creating your fabulous fine wool scarf using the ancient techniques of felting. In the first session you will make a sample with provided material and in the second session you will bring your wools/materials and create your scarf.

Essential items to bring along:
- Wool tops & Silk - tutor will provide details in the first session regarding materials to purchase for your project.
- 2x large towels - old broom stick or a smooth length of wood (dowel)
 - Permanent marker and rubber bands

 

New information on classes and workshops are posted when they become available.

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