The Art Shack, Shrewsbury

The Artshack

“escape to creativity”

Arts Council England - Lottery Funded
Shropshire Council
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Specialist Workshops

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Rustic hammered silver bangles workshop with Amy Smith 25th June 2021 1 – 

Learn to make either a set of two fine bangles or one thicker bangle in this beginners silversmithing class. You will be introduced to the skills of saw piercing, annealing, forming, hammering texture and finishing.

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Introduction to lino cut printing by Samuel Johnson Squire: 3rd July 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This workshop begins with an introduction to lino cut carving and the importance of working safely with the tools. You will learn about basic equipment, materials and the printing process and how this can be accomplished with minimum expense.

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Back to Basics Bellydance 11th July 2021 

TWO SESSIONS AVAILABLE – 11am and 11pm.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to bellydance but didn’t know where to start? Or maybe you are already dancing but would like to revisit the basic moves to improve your technique?

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Gel plate printing with Artist Katherine Souter Caddick: 31st July 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of using a gel plate and experiment with layering prints and creating texture with stencils and natural materials.

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Dried Summer Wreath Workshop with Amy Smith MORNING: 1st August 2021 10.30am – 1.00pm

In this relaxed and friendly class, you will learn to make a dried Summer wreath on a grapevine base using materials including Wheat, Oats, Statice, Strawflowers and Lagurus. These summer wreaths look gorgeous all year round and the materials are chosen to dry beautifully!

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Dried Summer Wreath Workshop with Amy Smith AFTERNOON: 1st August 2021 1.30pm – 4.00pm

In this relaxed and friendly class, you will learn to make a dried Summer wreath on a grapevine base using materials including Wheat, Oats, Statice, Strawflowers and Lagurus. These summer wreaths look gorgeous all year round and the materials are chosen to dry beautifully!

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Mixed media relief work with Katherine Soutar Caddick: 21st August 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Create exciting textured mixed media relief work using no more nails or elmers and gesso, then work into them with with brusho and inks, experimenting with fun and simple ways to create lovely effects.

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