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July 2024

Explore Linocut Print – Day Workshop with Emily Brooks

Create striking original art under the guidance and tuition of artist and printmaker Emily Brooks. Suitable for both beginners and those with a little experience, this one-day workshop will give you the skills and confidence to continue printmaking at home. We will provide a relaxed and nurturing atmosphere and you will get the opportunity to work […]
12 Jul
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Abstract Painting Day Workshop with Hamish McLain

Inspired by the textures, colours of the Cumbrian landscape, participants will experiment with a range ofabstract painting and mark making techniques, culminating in the production of a final canvas painting.Outdoor sketches in Fitz park, opposite Makers Mill, will act as the initial structure for the painting, as wetransform observations of the real world into bold […]
13 Jul
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Milll

Introduction to Block Printing with Aidan Liggins – design and print your own tote bag

NEW FOR 2024!! Introduction to Block Printing with Aidan Liggins, perfect for complete beginners wanting to try their hand at the art of block printing. Come and join us for a half day workshop, giving you the tools and techniques to create beautiful designs using block printing.  During the workshop you will practice the art of block printing […]
20 Jul
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
August 2024

Lampshade Making with SEW Design

Join Sophie from SEW Design for a morning of creativity to make a 30cm drum shade! Students will learn how to make a beautiful bespoke double sided lampshade suitable for a standard lamp or ceiling light. You will cut your fabric to size, role the shade and learn the art or ‘tucking’ the fabric to […]
03 Aug
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
September 2024

Linocut Printing – Create a Lake District Mountain Landscape – Day Workshop with Emily Brooks Sold Out

Create striking original art under the guidance and tuition of artist and printmaker Emily Brooks. A one-day workshop suitable for beginners and those with a little experience, we will be working from photos or sketches of our beautiful lake district fells to create artworks to take home. Even people who say they cannot draw, create […]
07 Sep
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Two Day Stained Glass Panel Workshop with Nikki Clark

This practical two-day beginner’s course is a great introduction to the wonderful craft of stained glass. You will learn the necessary steps and techniques involved in making a small stained glass panel (approx. 20cm x 20cm); choosing and cutting glass, leading up, soldering and finally how to clean your panel ready to be hung in […]
14 - 15 Sep
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

How to Paint Mountains with Feather and Wild

Back by popular demand to The Makers Mill in 2024 is Painting Mountains with the very talented local artist Victoria of Feather and Wild. Join Victoria for a day of painting Mountains inspired by the Lake District Fells on our doorstep at The Makers Mill. Spend some time outside taking in the views and making […]
21 Sep
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Repeat Pattern Block Printing with Aidan Liggins

NEW FOR 2024!! Repeat Pattern Block Printing with Aidan Liggins! In this full day workshop you will learn the skills to create technical repeating designs to produce a seamless repeating pattern (which could be used for pattern matching fabric or wallpapers). Each person will design and carve their design onto printing block and learn the […]
21 Sep
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
October 2024

Make a fused glass wave with RD Glass

Have fun learning to make your very own freestanding glass wave in this introduction to fusing with Roxanne Denny of RD Glass. Discover how glass changes in the heat of the kiln, do’s and don’ts, compatibility and how to cut glass, before making the wave with your own design. All materials, use of equipment and […]
12 Oct
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

How to Paint Forests with Elisabeth Bramwell

NEW FOR 2024!! How to Paint Forests with Elisabeth Bramwell, perfect for beginners and those wanting to develop their skills. Come and spend a day learning how to create a forest landscape using watercolour paint, masking tape and salt with local artist Elisabeth Bramwell. Elisabeth will guide you step by step to build your confidence. […]
19 Oct
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Design and Make a Lampshade using Block Printing with Aidan Liggins

NEW FOR 2024!! Design and make your own Lampshade using Block Printing with Aidan Liggins! This is a full day workshop where you’ll be getting your hands stuck into creating and printing your own unique lampshade lead by printer and maker Aidan Liggins. You’ll learn the basics of block printing onto fabric from composition, carving […]
26 Oct
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
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