Painting on silk (Derby WEA Day School Spring 2016)

Silk Painting testTutor: Roz Beeson
Date: Saturday 30th January 2016 10.00am – 4.00pm
Fee: £15.00

This workshop will introduce you to the beautiful and vibrant technique of painting on silk. Learn how to apply colour and pattern using a range of techniques to produce pieces to frame or wear. Materials will be provided.

To enrol for this day school please send payment to the WEA Derby Office:
All cheques payable to: WEA Derby Branch – please do NOT include with course fees.

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Textiles: print, paint, stitch- Summer 2016

Purple and Black ChiffonExplore floral themes through textile art. Flowers will be the starting point for this short course and will be used as inspiration for printing, dyeing, stitching and many more textile and mixed media techniques.

Tutor – Roz Beeson
Fee – £52.00 or Free
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Friday 10:00am-3:00pm, 3 meetings from 6 May 2016
Course Ref – C2335733

Online enrolment is available from 1 December – go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online

Textiles: surface decoration – Autumn 2015

nur gecrashtThis course will introduce a wide range of surface pattern skills including various print techniques, felt-making and free machine embroidery and use of different surfaces to include paper, fabric, Tyvek and Lutrador. There will be a small charge for materials used or learners may provide their own.

Tutor – Roz Beeson
Fee – £86.60 or Free
Venue – St Mary’s Community Centre, Darley Lane, Derby DE1 3AX
Date – Tuesday 9:30am-12:00, 9 meetings from 22 September 2015
Course Ref – C2334854

Online enrolment is available from 1 July – go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online

Beautiful student work from Printmaking workshop

WEA Derby branch held a printmaking workshop on 7 March 2015. Our students really enjoyed the day and produced some beautiful work.

Textiles – print, paint, stitch – Spring 2015

IKEA fabric, embellishedProduce unique patterns on fabric. Learn print techniques, how to paint on fabric, use of stitch to enhance your designs, and more. There will be a small weekly charge of approx. £1 to cover materials used or learners may provide their own.

Tutor – Roz Beeson
Fee – £86.65 (discounted £78.00) or Free
Venue – St Mary’s Community Centre, Darley Lane, Derby, DE1 3AX
Date – Tuesday 9:30am – 12:00pm, 9 meetings from 13 January 2015

Online enrolment is available from 1 December – go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online

Textiles – embellished surfaces – Summer 2015

midseamCreate sumptuous surfaces with paint, print, stitch, beads, sequins and gilding. Combine techniques to produce your own unique fabrics. There will be a small weekly charge of approx. £1 to cover materials used or learners may provide their own.

Tutor – Roz Beeson
Fee – £52.00 (discounted £46.80) or Free
Venue – St Mary’s Community Centre, Darley Lane, DERBY, DE1 3AX
Date – Tuesday 9:45am – 12:00pm, 6 meetings from 14 April 2015
Online enrolment is available from 1 December – go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online

Bobbin lacemaking – Spring 2015

Valenciennes -Dentelle -lace 4Beginners will be introduced to the basic techniques of bobbin lacemaking. Those with some experience will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges to further their progress. Suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.

Tutor – Louise West
Fee – £53.90 (discounted £48.50) or Free
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Saturday 10:00am – 1:30pm, 4 meetings, 17 & 31 January, 21 & 28 February 2015

Online enrolment is available from 1 December – go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online

A day of experimental printmaking – Spring 2015

2008d1229a-2942.JPGTry your hand at a broad range of printmaking techniques including monoprint, lino-print, presspack and chin colle’, using water based non-toxic inks on a variety of surfaces. Working with two experienced print specialist discover the potential of print in a safe, welcoming environment. No previous experience necessary. All equipment and materials provided. Not available online.

Tutor – Roz Beeson & Maggie Slingsby
Fee – £25
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm, 1 meeting – 07 March 2015