Here are some piccies from my Castlegate workshops

Do you want to learn simple techniques that can be really effective, and how to use tools from nature which give a wonderful and spontaneous effect.

Come to one of my four Castlegate Festival Creative Card Making Workshops on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June in Exchange place Studios . Each workshop runs for two and half hours, 10am – 12.30 (adult only) or 2.30 – 5pm (family session children must be accompanied by adults who stay and work with them during the session)

Acryllic print on handmade card

Acrylic print on handmade card

Cost : £20 a workshop (concessions £15.00). For family sessions 1 child per adult goes free £5.00 for every additional child.

Produce your own individually handmade cards.  A selection of tools and materials will be provided.  The informal sessions will be structured, friendly and fun.  No experience needed.  You will be supported and encouraged to develop your own creative ideas and processes.  I will demonstrate techniques which can be used at home with materials that are easily and cheaply sourced.

Booking is essential: 6 places a workshop (adult and child coutn as 1 place) first come first served so book early to avoid disappointment. 505 deposit to secure place.

For information or to book onto workshops ring 07813 701689 or leave your name and contact number or email lyncarruthers@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Card making workshops with artist Lyn Carruthers. Produce your own unique individually hand made cards. No experience needed.

1 day workshop Saturday 8th November from 10.00am –4pm. £35.00 each for the day (£25.00 each concessions). Stitching, cutting, marking, sticking and weaving using everyday items.

Evening workshops Tuesday evenings 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th November 7-9.30pm £25.00 each (£17.50 each concessions)

The informal sessions will be structured, friendly and fun. The venue will be a city centre studio.

Demonstrations, a selection of tools and materials will be provided. You will be supported and encouraged to develop your creative ideas and processes. All the techniques can be used at home and materials easily and cheaply sourced.

Booking is essential: 6 places a workshop, first come first served so book early to avoid disappointment. 50% deposit to secure a place.

For information or to book onto workshops email lyncarruthers@yahoo.com.

Lyn sewing leaf card Credit: Catherine Burgess

Lyn sewing leaf card
Credit: Catherine Burgess

Sewing leaves Credit: Catherine Burgess

Sewing leaves
Credit: Catherine Burgess

Creative Cards Workshop

Playing around with pastels

New Creative Card making workshops with Lyn Carruthers. Produce your own unique individually hand made cards.  No experience needed.

Users comments:       “Lyn has a friendly but professional manner”              “Creative ideas will come with the right kind of encouragement and context”

Creative Cards Workshop

Workshops run from 10.00am –4pm. Refreshments provided. Bring your own lunch. £35.00 per workshop (£25.00 each concessions).

Saturday 21st September – A Stitch in Time: Stitching and weaving techniques, Sunday 13th October – Making Your Mark: Using everyday items to make your mark and print

Saturday 26th October – A Cut Above: Cutting and sticking techniques

Evening workshops available dates to be decided 7-9.30pm £25.00 each (£17.50 each concessions)

The informal workshops will be structured, friendly and fun. The venue will be a city centre studio.

 Demonstrations, a selection of tools and materials will be provided.  You will be supported and encouraged to develop your creative ideas and processes.   All the techniques can be used at home and materials easily and cheaply sourced.

Booking is essential: 4 places a workshop, first come first served so book early to avoid disappointment.  50% deposit to secure a place.

For information or to book onto workshops ring 07813 701689 and leave your name and contact number or email lyncarruthers@yahoo.com.

Here’s a couple of cards made by people who have attended the workshops.

Ink printing with cut cork and plant material.

 

Ink and wax.

Individually commissioned cards

Birthday Card commissioned

Traditional birthday card – tissue paper, water colour, ribbon, felt, glitter

Leaving card – Wool and fishing wire.

Thank you card for school children – Leaves, paper and PVA.

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