April 24, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment


April 15, 2019
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Cas Holmes – Postcards is an introductory workshop marking your  places of interest you.

Returning to Eau Brink Studio for this one day workshop to inspire you to record your travels.

What landscapes and images seen on your travels would you represent on your postcard?

We will share processes and ideas based on some of the artist’s personal approaches to creating mixed media works with found materials. We will look at transforming paper to turn it into a cloth-like feel through Momigami (Japanese crumpling) and combining it with textile and stitch to create small postcard size samples.

The focus will be on hand stitching as an extension of mark making and drawing.

 

STUDENT PREPARATION FOR WORKSHOP: All should fit in one small bag

 

Postcards and images representing a place you have been or travelled to use a an initial source of inspiration. Themes could be

Gardens or Natural History:Images and text relating to plant, insects, birds. (based on the idea of a Planthunter or naturalist recording.their world.

 

Equipment: Hand sewing equipment  (scissors,a few threads for hand stitching, pins). Waterproof felt pen or a biro if you have one. Glue sticks (pritt) or similar. Sewing machine (optional)

Sketchbook/camera

 

Paper and textiles inspired by your theme.

Papers: Brown wrapping paper or large brown envelopes, tissue paper, Collect assorted waste papers from patterned paper bags, magazines, oriental specialist papers, sweetwrappers, printed photocopy paper etc.

Gathered fabric scraps: Writing, prints, lace, scraps of cotton/ linen, silk fabrics with or without prints- various sizes.

To book just click on the button

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April 15, 2019

Here at Eau Brink Studio we are Springing into Life with the the arrival of the lambs, chicks and ducklings. The place is absolutely buzzing with bees from the hives starting to build their nests for the foraging season.

The bees are not the only ones buzzing either. We have had Cas Holmes here for two days teaching her fabulous workshop “Small Objects of Desire”. This workshop was over two days where we worked onto and into commercial canvas. The results were stunning as you can see. Everybody enjoyed the workshop and the new techniques we learnt. I particularly loved the idea of working into a canvas using a sewing machine.  I will definitely be working this way again and again.

 

Over at the Barn we also have been busy with the children’s workshops making wands using Powertex. Great fun and messy. I was taken aback though when a two year old wanted to join in. She did do a great job.

 

The next Workshop at Eau Brink Studio is the 1st  of May Experimental Wednesday. If you would like to join us do get in touch and I can explain what we will be working on.

Finding your feet with Pauline Wrighton has only four spaces left so do not leave it too long to book. This exciting workshop will get you using your sewing machine to its full potential.

 


April 13, 2019
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Small Objects of desire with Cas Holmes learning how to make art from found materials.

 

Taking our inspiration from everyday objects, (cups, bowls etc) collections  of natural forms (shells, feathers, leaves) or other types of personal memorabilia as a starting point for developing themes we will create our own layered, collage and stitch ‘Still Life’ or ‘Landscape/Nature Study’

Found paper, fabric scraps and found materials will be combined with transferring of images and stitch as a means for informing work for the development of new ideas. These will be constructed on a small canvas .
Please bring to the workshop:

A waterproof pen scissors, regular sewing thread, pins and needle.A few hand threads in your preferred colour range

Small portable kit of painting media you may like to use (can be watercolour, Koh I Noor, Inktense whatever you have)

Also useful camera for documentation, notebook, drawing media.

Sewing machine with free motion capability. (optional) Embroidery hoop

Collection of waste papers and gathered fabric scraps: Examples. Brown wrapping paper or large brown envelopes, tissue paper, patterned paper bags, photocopies of images relating to your theme, magazines, oriental specialist papers, prints, lace, scraps of cotton, linen, silk fabrics with or without prints- various sizes. All should fit into one small bag

Schedule Appointment

 


April 12, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment


April 9, 2019

Spring Madness has hit Eau Brink Studio with a flurry of work and new life.

First we have hatched some lovely ducklings. Eight in total. Then two new chicks arrived. And so far two lambs. The Moorhens are nesting and we have a young couple of wild ducks arrive. Luckily our domestic ducks have welcomed them. Even to the point of showing them where we feed our fowl.

We have had lots of fun with the children in the schools making Easter eggs and wands.

The West Norfolk Embroiderers Guild have been to the studio with Anna Shore making hand stitched medallions.

 

I have been stitching away making items for exhibitions which I hope will fit the criteria of each one so they get accepted.

 

I am also planning the workshops for 2020 at Eau Brink Studio. I will inform you each time we add to the calendar.

So where are we with this year?

Cas Holmes will be here this weekend for the two day canvas workshop starting on Saturday. Due to cancellations we do still have two spaces on this workshop. https://www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk/event/two-days-with-cas-holmes/

Cas Holmes one day workshop on Monday also still has two spaces. https://www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk/event/cas-holmes-postcards/

In May Pauline Wrighton will be with us teaching us what the different feet are for on our sewing machines and what we can achieve with using them. This workshop is now half full and has been sent out to the local WI’s and is about to be advertised on the local council websites. So if you are thinking of booking do so without delay. https://www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk/event/finding-your-feet-with-pauline-wrighton/

June is going to be a busy one as we have the lovely Mel from Mellymade designs coming for two days to Revamp a Lamp. Again this is about to be put on the council websites as well as sent to the WI’s so do book if your thinking about it. https://www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk/event/revamp-a-lamp/2019-06-01/

Then we have the fabulous Alison Hulme for two days getting us to print print print. you can also make a pinny or bag on day two with your printed fabrics. This workshop only has one space left.

September brings Amanda Hislop to Eau Brink Studio for two days and already spaces are getting booked up so do not delay if this is one you fancy.

Of course we do have our regular Experimental Wednesdays, Creative Powertex days and one or two other workshops thrown into the mix.

For Hire

The studio is also available for you to hire for your own workshops to teach just send me an email if your interested for a quote.

Parties are great fun for all and we have a great variety of crafts for them. From one hour parties to all day. Get in touch and we can discuss what you would like to do.

Will the Spring Madness continue? yes it will as we have one more sheep to lamb yet and more items to sew.


March 31, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment


March 30, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment


March 29, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment


March 24, 2019
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Creative Powertex is a workshop where you get to create fabulous items using this amazing fabric hardener.

Powertex
Fabric Bowl with Powertex

Learn how to manipulate this versatile medium, giving you the start to get creating…

Have you recently purchased or been given a Powertex gift and want to know more about it? 

Are you aware you can make your own items using Powertex?

Designed to give you the skills and know how to capture your creative flair, this course takes place at Eau Brink Studio.

Available for £20.00 this 2-3 hour course gives you all the basics needed to make a jar or brooch. Whole days are also available for support with larger projects.

So what’s included?

  • Individual one on one tuition – giving you the specific hands-on knowledge and learning you need to feel relaxed and assured in using Powertex.

 

  • All your materials are included – in the overall course price and extra products are available for a small cost to ensure you achieve the result you desire.

 

  • Initial demonstration – Anita will explain how to use the medium and the pitfalls for you to avoid.

 

  • Positive learning environment – within a large light studio

 

  • Refreshments –Including home made cake.

For more information – Just give me a call on 01553 762 115

Schedule Appointment