Thread Landscapes

Embroidery Textiles Workshop

As part of our 2017 Cotman Project where we are responding to the work by watercolour artist John Sell Cotman, we are excited to bring you a special embroidery and textiles workshop with talented Leeds based textile artist Lorna Johnstone. Here you will learn hand embroidery and appliqué techniques to create a stunning thread landscape painting. The workshop focuses on hand embroidery,  however if any participant is keen to use a sewing machine as part of their process this could potentially be incorporated.
By the end of the session you will have designed a landscape thread painting, and learned to use a variety of stitches and fabric pieces to build layers of colour and texture: ending up with a personal piece of landscape artwork.
The finished work created in this workshop could be part of Inkwell’s Light Night intsallation in October 2017 or be included in the Cotman inspired exhibition at Inkwell as part of the Love Arts Festival.
All materials are provided.
Ages 13+
All abilities welcome.
What to bring?
Participants are encouraged to bring photos of a landscape they would like to work from. They might like to combine elements from more than one image and should consider what features they are interested in.

Saturday May 27th

10.30am -3.30pm

Cost: £20 per person

£15 children/ concessions*

*people receiving benefits.

Limited spaces only so please book now to avoid disappointment.
Booking online is easy, just click the button to go to Eventbrite.
Or, you can pop into our office and book in person. We accept cheques, cash or payment by card.

Please note: Inkwell has the right to cancel the workshop if numbers of participants do not reach levels required. In this instance, you will be notified three days prior to the date of the workshop and a full refund will be given.