Darn It! Workshops

with Kim Searle

Thursday 12 September: Batik Workshop, 2 - 4 pm
Tuesday 15 October: Festive Lino Printing, 2 - 4.30 pm
Tuesday 15 October: Poured Candles, 6 - 8 pm
Art Studio, second floor


Batik Workshop
In this session you will learn how to do the ancient art of Batik. Batik is a textile surface pattern technique that's existed in many eastern cultures for hundreds of years and creates a distinct and attractive design. Using wax and specially made tools we'll make patterns on fabric that act as a resist to fabric paint that we'll apply on top of the wax. Come with ideas of the kinds of pattern you'd like to do, pinterest board for inspo here:

Cost: £17 or £15 Low Wage/NHS/Student


Festive Lino Printing
This workshop is perfect for anyone who likes drawing and printmaking. Get a head start on your Christmas cards and design your own! Lino has a really lovely quality that prints in a bold and slightly rustic way. In this session you will learn how to cut lino perfectly with a variety of techniques and how to print it like a pro. There will be lots of images to inspire and work from. If there's a specific image you'd like to work from bring it along. There will be a variety of different coloured inks and cards, tags and paper to print on to. Come with ideas of imagery you'd like to print!
Suitable for over 15s.

Cost: £25 or £20 Low Wage/NHS/Student


Poured Candles
Create your own poured candles using all natural soy wax, essential oils and scents, decoration, jam jars, vintage tea cups and more. You'll learn how to blend essential oils to create a harmonious blend that's tailored to you. All materials used in this workshop are vegan friendly. Please note that candles work best if left in the same place for at least 24 hours to set.

Cost: £25 or £22 Low Wage/NHS/Student