Workshops

Workshops at Dotty Gallery

Below is a list of workshops coming to Dotty Gallery soon!  

More workshops will be added as they are arranged - if you would like to be informed of all new workshops, let Lesley know via the Contact Page. If you have ideas of workshops that you would like to see included, please let Lesley know, again via the contact page or telephone direct.

Numbers for each workshop are kept small, so booking is essential. These workshops can also be purchased as gifts. 

Torn Paper Collage Nature & Wildlife (Spaces)

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:00am
Torn Paper Flowers

With Danielle Vaughan     £45

you will create a still life composition 45 x 45cm square image using ripped paper. Danielle will guide you through how to create your own colourful torn paper collage, giving tips and demonstrations in this fun workshop. Composition, creating depth and using text and pattern will be aspects that are covered. Varnishing and framing options will be discussed. You will take home a finished collage at the end of the day. You could even personalise the piece as a speical gift. 

Needle Felted Hares

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Little Needle Felted Hares

With Gemma Bee   £40

This workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers. Learn the art of three dimensional needle felting. You will learn the various needle felting techniques you will need  to create a small, seated hare, which we will make together step by step.

Needle Felted Birds (Spaces)

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
Needle Felted Birds

With Gemma Bee  £40

This workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers. Learn the art of three dimentional needle felting. You will learn teh various needle felting techniques you will use to create a garden bird with wire legs, which we will make together step by step. You may choose from a selection of small bird breeds on the day. Options will include robin, bluetit, bullfinch, goldfinch, chaffinch, sparrow and wren.

Lino Print Wildlife Theme (Spaces)

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Lino Print Workshop

With Richard Jarvis    £50

A 'hands on' day of linoprinting with a wildlife theme which is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Richard will go through the process including use of cutting tools. Once the blocks have been cut, they will be inked and printed through the press. You're welcome to bring along any images you would like to use and there will be some available for inspiration on the day. All materials are provided. Refreshments and cake included. This workshop runs from 10 - 4pm and costs £50.

Silver Ring and Earrings

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 11:00am
Silver Ring and Earrings

With Zoe Ruth   £70

This is a double workshop in which you will get to make a single silver ring and a pair of either hook or stud earrings. Learn how to texture, saw, shape, file, solder and polish. Starting at the design process and ending up with your finished handmade jewellery.

Zoe will take you through each step of designing and making your own jewellery. 

The workshop will run 11 - 4pm and costs £70

Fused Glass Birch Tree Panel

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:00pm
Birch Tree Panel

With Ali Ward (smARTsy)   £45

This themed session covers the use of liquid glass, frit and sheet glass as you follow a step-by-step process to produce your own birch tree planel measuring 20 - 24cm either free standing as an arch or standing in a handmade wooden stand (additional £8). Add a dichroic dragonfly flitting between if you wish.

This session will run 1 - 3pm and costs £45

Silver Stacking Rings (Spaces)

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

With Zoe Ruth   £55

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to make up to three skinny rings using a variety of textures to pattern the surface. Learn how to texture, saw, shape, file, solder and polish, starting at the design process and ending up with your finished handmade rings.

The session will run 1 - 4pm and cost £55 and spaces are limited to just four people.

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