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Japanese Woodcut
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Learn the basics of mokuhanga, the traditional Japanese art of water-based woodblock printmakingOn this day workshop you will be introduced to carving a block, inking with brushes and water based inks and hand printing your image with a baren. Mokuhanga is ideal for artists wanting to learn a non-to...More

Date: From 23/09/2021 11am To 23/09/2021 4pm
Location Leeds Print Workshop Patrick Studios St Mary's Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Make a Wet Felted Purse with Agnis Smallwood
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Enjoy an evening learning to create your very own felted purse with Agnis SmallwoodIn this workshop you will learn the technique of wet felting to make your own piece of fabric before then folding and stitching this to create a small purse. You will also add a button for the fastening. All materials...More

Date: From 24/09/2021 6pm To 24/09/2021 9pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Papercutting Experience
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Introducing our Papercutting Experience for Beginners - we're excited to welcome back Abigail Whipp Creative Cuts to Chirpy WIntroducing our Papercutting Experience for BeginnersWhat you can expect from the experience?There will be an initial welcome to the group, then she will share basic papercutt...More

Date: From 25/09/2021 1pm To 25/09/2021 4pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Gelli Printing Workshop
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Get started with Print making using the Gelli Print methodExplore printing with a gelli plate, a quick, fun way of printing without a press using water based ink. Layers, colours and texture can be built up to produce unique monoprints.A great way to get started with printmaking if you have never do...More

Date: From 26/09/2021 1pm To 26/09/2021 4pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Portraiture: Drawing & Monoprinting
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Explore drawing and monoprinting techniques to develop portraits on this one day workshop.Working directly from a live model you will develop your skills and confidence in using a range of media such as charcoal, pencil and graphite to create drawn portraits. You will then experiment with monoprinti...More

Date: From 30/09/2021 10am To 30/09/2021 4pm
Location Leeds Print Workshop Patrick Studios St Mary's Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Terrarium Workshop with Eve Finlay Miller
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Join Eve Finlay Miller to build your very own Open TerrariumIn the workshop you will create your own Open Terraruim to take home - all materials will be provided which includes:  A glass vessel, 3 succulent plants, soil, tools, membrane, stones and gloves. All we will say is that we are getting mess...More

Date: From 30/09/2021 7pm To 30/09/2021 9pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
PREVIEW: Two Exhibitions by Sculptor Laurence Edwards
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An online and gallery talk, tour and preview of two exhibitions by sculptor Laurence Edwards as his show opens at Messums Yorkshire.'The Doncaster Heads: Portraits of a Mining Community' & 'While the Whole Earth Changes Tune'6pm online talk 6:30 - 8:30pm gallery previewThe show features two coll...More

Date: From 01/10/2021 6pm To 01/10/2021 8pm
Location Messums Yorkshire 4-6 James Street, Harrogate, HG1 1RF
Book Binding Workshop with Kirstie Williams
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Learn how to make your own small notebooks in this daytime workshop at ChirpyLearn how to make your own small notebooks using stab stitch, pamphlet stitch and concertina methods of binding. Come away with the knowledge to continue making books at home. All materials and equipment provided, although...More

Date: From 08/10/2021 12pm To 08/10/2021 3pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Introduction to Bookbinding – 3 Week Course
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Learn how to use the tools, equipment and materials to get started in bookbinding.3 WEEK COURSE: Sundays 10th - 24th October 2021 2pm-4:30pmOn this short course you will learn how to use the tools, materials and techniques to get you started in bookbinding. You’ll make a range of different books fro...More

Date: From 10/10/2021 2pm To 24/10/2021 4pm
Location Leeds Print Workshop Patrick Studios St Mary's Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Creative Writing – Finding your Inner Poet : 6 week course
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A 6 week Creative Writing Course with Siobhan MacMahon focusing on Poetry - suitable for anyone who's ever fancied writing poetry"I didn’t think I could write poetry until Siobhan helped me unearth my inner poet & I love it"Give yourself time to write in these warm, welcoming and lively workshop...More

Date: From 13/10/2021 6pm To 13/10/2021 8pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Cyanotypes
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Explore the beautiful photographic process of cyanotype to create your own cyan-blue prints.You will learn how to produce a set of cyanotypes where thin objects or acetates are placed directly onto specially-coated paper and then exposed to UV light. When these objects are removed and the paper is w...More

Date: From 14/10/2021 11am To 14/10/2021 4pm
Location Leeds Print Workshop Patrick Studios St Mary's Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Jesmonite Coaster Workshop
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Join Chirpy on this NEW Jesmonite workshopFollowing the success of the Jesmonite coasters we've been selling in Chirpy, we're delighted to bring you a workshop to learn how to make them yourselves.In this workshop you'll make 2 coasters, perfect to use as trinket or jewellery trays too. Choose from...More

Date: From 14/10/2021 7pm To 14/10/2021 9pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ
Tetra Pak Intaglio Printmaking
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Explore printmaking using recycled Tetra Pak on our one day intaglio workshop.Join artist and printmaker Adrian Sestini to explore using recycled materials to create beautiful intaglio prints using drypoint and collograph methods.You will experiment with mark making on recycled Tetra Pak and packagi...More

Date: From 20/10/2021 11am To 20/10/2021 4pm
Location Leeds Print Workshop Patrick Studios St Mary's Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Matty Bovan: Boomerang
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Award-winning fashion designer Matty Bovan will take over the Bothy Gallery at YSP, to create an immersive, participatory art installation.Award-winning fashion designer Matty Bovan will take over the Bothy Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, to create an immersive, participatory, art installation...More

Date: From 22/10/2021 10am To 26/10/2021 5pm
Location Yorkshire Sculpture Park West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
Weave a Wall Hanging with Agnis Smallwood
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Join Agnis Smallwood to make a Woven Wall HangingLearn to Weave a Wall Hanging with Agnis SmallwoodCreate your very own woven tapestry to decorate the walls of your homeLearn how to combine different tapestry techniques and skills along with exciting colour combinations to create your own unique mas...More

Date: From 22/10/2021 6pm To 22/10/2021 9pm
Location Chirpy 148 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ