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Calling all Creative people! This is a get together for friendly creative people to meet, make new friends, learn a new skill, try out new arts & crafts or revive old ones and indulge in some 'me-time' in like-minded company.
No experience or particular skill level needed as I will guide you through each process and there will be examples and inspiration available too. This meetup is all about being creative and the wellbeing that it brings to our otherwise busy, crazy lives. Sessions will include Mosaic, Papercut, ZenDoodle, Drawing & Painting, Hand Lettering, Art Journalling, Polymer Clay Modelling, Collage, Nature Crafts and Printmaking amongst other things. There will be a small cost to cover materials etc.

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Mosaic in a Day !

12 Beech Cl

Join Lisa-marie at Creative Avenue York to create a Mosaic in a day! This beginners workshop will guide you through the creative process of mosaic making from selecting tessarae through to cutting, positioning and building a pleasing design. There will be templates, images and exemplar to inspire you or you can create a bespoke design of your own. This is a small group, max 6, for optimum 1-1 guidance. You will produce a Mosaic panel with a wide variety of quality glass and ceramic tessarae to choose from as well as other decorative inclusions. If you have a piece of china you would like to incorporate please bring it along! We will be using waterproof board and grout so it is equally suitable for the garden or a house number if desired. Lisa-marie is a friendly and enthusiastic practitioner, an exhibiting Mosaic Artist and a member of BAMM (British Association of Modern Mosaic) with 20 years teaching experience. Quality materials and equipment are included in the ticket price of £57. Please bring your own packed lunch, or alternatively pop to the nearby shops. Tea, coffee and cake always available! Street Parking. TICKETS https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mosaic-workshop-make-n-take-mosaic-in-a-day-tickets-59815326251

Makeit! Meetup - An Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Join us at the Trafalgar Bay Pub, Nunnery Lane for this introduction to the art of lettering and calligraphy. Lisa-marie will guide you through some simple practice exercises and there will be images, worksheets and examples for inspiration. Create a beautiful written quote, postcards or greetings cards whilst chatting with like-minded folk in a cosy, friendly environment. Please bring a favourite quote with you as a starting point. Materials and equipment will be provided and are included in the price. £11 pp Ticket only due to popular demand! (and some no-shows!) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/modern-calligraphy-have-a-go-tickets-58068335956 Hot Choc or Tipple optional!

Paint a Hockney Landscape

Trafalgar Bay

Join Lisa-marie, an art teacher of 20+ yrs, to create your very own David Hockney Yorkshire Landscape! No experience necessary as you will be shown the hallmarks of a typical 'Hockney' and guided through colour theory and paint mixing/handling techniques in order to produce a lively painting from an image or photo. There will be images available, you can 'copy' a Hockney or you can bring your own Landscape photo to work from. Quality materials and equipment will be provided and you will leave with a colourful painted canvas to hang at home! £15 pp.

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