Silk Painting Class

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Following a successful taster we are now offering a regular class with artist Naomi Ridley of Lamaila Silks.

There are 4 sessions this half term and they are all different (description below). You can book just the ones you want, you don’t have to book the whole block but you do need to book in advance as Naomi needs to prepare materials. The cost is £9 per session with the exception of the sun-catchers which is £10.

When: Wednesdays 3, 10, 17, 24 May 2017, 1-2pm.

Where: at our hall – 7th Woking Scouts Hall, New Community Building, Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9BA (look here for directions).

Who: children age 6-8 accompanied by an adult and children 9+, accompanying adult optional. Adults also welcome on their own.

Cost: £9 per child or participating adult with the exception of the sun catchers on 10 May which is £10. Adults don’t need to pay if just helping their child.

How to bookemail us to request a place and if available we will send you payment details.

Workshop Themes:

3rd May – Nature – Flowers

Paint flowers such as tulips, poppies or abstract flower designs, onto prepared silk and create a vibrant piece of artwork to take home and frame. You can even create your own garden scene. Older children can draw or trace their own designs with gutta first, whilst younger children can paint templates provided. Cost: £9 per person.

10th May – Silk Sun Catcher – Butterflies and Dragonflies

Paint a beautiful butterfly or dragonfly onto a ready-stretched silk sun catcher (suction hook included). Templates will be provided (please give a preference when you book). Please look at Naomi’s Lamaila Silks page on Facebook to see butterfly/dragonfly designs. Cost: £10 per person.

17th May – Mandalas and Symmetrical Patterns

Explore symmetrical patterns and paint your own mandala onto silk to take home and frame. Basic templates can be provided for older children, and detailed designs can be drawn on with gutta. Templates will be provided for younger children. Cost: £9 per person.

24th May – Mosaics on Silk

Learn how to paint beautiful mosaic designs on silk, such as rainbows, dolphins, hearts or flowers. Older children can draw their own designs with gutta, or paint the templates provided. Younger children can paint templates. Costs: £9 per person.


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