If you have a skill to share, running your own workshop is an enriching and rewarding experience for you and your students. The problem can be taking that first step into the unknown, so here are some reasons why you should run your own craft class.
Do you panic when you book on a course and receive the instructions “Bring a sketchbook to work from”? Here are some ideas to kickstart your bank of ideas.
DAY SIXTEEN of 2019 SLAMSEYS CREATIVE SUMMER CHALLENGE Many of us hobbyist artists, printmakers or crafters find it difficult to know what to do with our art or craft work as experimental and practice pieces, swatches and samplers start to pile up alongside the finished work. Then we go on a course or take up … Continue reading Creative Challenge | Keep a Visual Journal
DAY EIGHT of 2019 SLAMSEYS CREATIVE SUMMER CHALLENGE Most of us today are aware of the huge problems of waste and try in our own way to follow the 5 Rs mantra of Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle. Refuse: be thoughtful when we’re buying or taking free handouts. Do we really need it? Reduce: resist … Continue reading Creative Challenge |A Creative Approach to the 5 Rs
Create some mail art and send it to someone to make them smile. Decorate postcards, envelopes, parcels and fold & send mail
Let’s make a concertina book and fill it up. They’re so easy to make that you might want to make another one or two.