3d Powertex Wall-Plaque - Seahorse or Guitar
1 day course with Liz Dixonfor Beginners

"Very enjoyable and informative, a lovely day out." - Kathy

This full day workshop will enable you to make your own beautiful & unique wall hanging using products from the Powertex range in conjunction with natural fibre materials.

Choose to make a Seahorse or Guitar-shaped piece of art in just one day.

These workshops are productive and enjoyable, with a maximum of 6 students to ensure plenty of personal attention. You will discover how to create an simple 3D armature as a base for your wall hanging, while learning about the types of fabrics and other materials that work best with the Powertex sculpting medium.

You will also learn how to mix your own air-drying crackle clay in your choice of colours and then how to add texture to the clay, before highlighting your art work with a choice of matt & metallic pigments. These techniques can be applied to your own ideas if you wish to develop your new art-form after the class too!

Before starting we will spend a few minutes getting to know each other over a cup of tea or coffee with a brief discussion of the materials you will be using during the workshop. You will also have the opportunity to see some examples of Liz's Powertex fabric sculptures to give you ideas.

You will then create your own wall art under the expert tuition of Liz Dixon, an approved Powertex trainer.
At the end of the workshop you will take home your creation, which can be hung after drying time.

Each session costs £95 per person including materials, use of tools, refreshments and lunch.

All materials will be provided but you may wish to bring the following:

  • A sketch book to jot ideas down
  • 'Found objects' that could be incorporated in to your work - beads, buttons, small pieces of driftwood, sea glass, etc
  • An old top as we may get messy (although aprons are provided)

About Powertex

Powertex is a versatile, environmentally friendly, acid free, water-based textile hardener.  Powertex gives form & structure to a wide range of materials including fabric, lace, leather, cardboard, hessian & more.
Additional products such as Stone Art, colour pigments & Easy Structure allow you to create amazing indoor & outdoor artwork.

How to book your place - workshop cost £95 per person

Powertex Wall Hanging Art for Beginners takes place at Vitreus Art @ Wakefield, 5 miles north of Milton Keynes, on these dates; class runs from 10:30am to 4:30pm.

  • Dates coming soon - enquire by phone or in person if interested

If you're ready to book, use the PayPal button below to select the themed session you'd like to join - debit / credit cards and PayPal accepted . We can also take personal bookings in our studio. Our class bookings terms and conditions are here.

 

 

If you'd like more information, please contact us.

 

Other Workshops with Liz Dixon at Vitreus Art

Vitreus Art also runs other workshops with Liz Dixon using Powertex, including Animal Sculpture, Triptych Powertex Art and Textile Sculpture Figurines.

About Liz Dixon

Liz Dixon worked in the engineering industry for 26 years before becoming a self-taught artist & owner of Artistic ReTreats..
Her sculptures can be seen in a number of art galleries & exhibitions across the Midlands & the Cotswolds as well as by private appointment from her studio in Northamptonshire.
Liz is an approved Powertex trainer & distributor of the Powertex product range & runs a variety of workshops with Vitreus Art @ Wakefield..

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Learn to make textile sculptures with Liz DixonMake your own wall-hanging art on this one-day class
This Triptych class enables you to make your own textile sculpture art
Create amazing textures, incorporate found objects in your work
Powertex and textiles used to make outdoor sculpture
Create varied textures and pigment effects on this class
Liz Dixon teaching a sculpture workshop
Liz Dixon teaching at Vitreus Art