CLASSES & COURSES:

Student

Students: If you book a course with one of the tutors below, please tell them that you found them through the Guild of Silk Painters website.

Tutors: if you would like your courses to be listed in the journal and on this website page, please email elittaf@gmail.com

 

LIZ ASKINS
Isles of Scilly
I run silk painting workshops on Thursday afternoons at my studio on St Mary's for all ages.  You will learn how to mix and apply iron fix silk paints and produce a beautiful scarf with a freehand painting technique. Workshops are also available on St Martin's, Isles of Scilly on Wednesdays during the summer.
Booking essential.
Phoenix Craft Studio, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly. www.scillyscarves.co.uk
Email: scillyscarves@gmail.com


BEVERLEY BELSHAW
Denbigh, N Wales

I am able to provide silk painting and related silk textile embellishment workshops. I also provide mosaic workshops and have experience in schools and within the community.
For further information contact me at 
Cynefin, Goes Road, Denbigh LL16 5NU
or by email: bev@bevbelshaw.co.uk
www.bevbelshaw.co.uk


MELINDA BERKOVITZ
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Talks, workshops and demonstrations covering key techniques associated with Silk Painting and varied textile techniques. For more information please contact by email: melinda@berkovitz.co.uk or go to my website: www.easttextile.co.uk
For more details please contact Liza Jones or Pam Gilfrin, Anglia Leisure Learning Ltd., 3-4 Bradfield Hall, Bradfield Combust, Bury St Edmunds IP30 0LU
T: 020 7834 1066 E: info@anglialeisurelearning.co.uk


JANE CAMERON
Woking, Surrey
Jane Cameron runs a range of fabulous silk painting courses from her home studio in Woking and occasionally in London. Courses range from 'silk painted cards' for beginners, as recently featured in Popular Crafts Magazine, to more advanced courses including wax and stamping. She also runs silk painting birthday parties for children age 8 and up.
Please visit www.janecameron.co.uk for further details and to book online,
or call her on 07958 580 598.


PAULA CHAPMAN
Twyford, Leicestershire
Silk painting days and half-days at Lightwoods Silk Studio, Twyford, near Melton Mowbray, Leics. Special welcome
for beginners. Ring for details: 01664 840787


PAULA MAXFIELD
Runs occasional workshops in
north Merseyside and south Lancashire.
Telephone 01704 875 655,
email: paula@artonsilk.co.uk
or visit www.artonsilk.co.uk


ISABELLA WHITWORTH
Sussex
Isabella runs a variety of courses in shibori and wax-resist using steam-fixed dyes. She also teaches the use of natural dyes on silk, including shibori with natural indigo.
Courses are held at West Dean College and the Ardington School of Crafts. All course details can be found on her website: www.isabellawhitworth.com


 

 

ELITTA FELL
Westerham, Kent

Silk painting days for beginners/improvers
Maximum of 4 people.
Half day: 10 - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm
All equipment provided - just bring an apron
Full day 10.30am - 4.00pm:
All equipment provided - just bring an apron and lunch.
For more details:
elittaf@gmail.com or text: 07963 467456


ANETHIA SELLARS
Shropshire
Silk painting and fused glass jewellery workshops in Shropshire. Suitable for beginners through to experienced painters. Maximum class size is 4, £75 per day - includes all materials and home made refreshments.
More information and to book
email: anethiasellars@gmail.com
tel: 01952 813101 / 07905 501712


NEW VENUE
ANNE SNAITH
Anglesey
H'Artworks Gallery is now in
the Music Room at Lleiniog House.
This is a quirky old Manor house originating from the 16th century, with beautiful windows and lots of natural light. The building is situated adjacent to a wood and river and two minutes from the beach.
We run classes regularly in silk painting, silk scarf dyeing, glass painting, batik, watercolours and more. All materials and tea and coffee included. Family friendly. Covid protective measures in place.
I am also available to do talks and demonstrations.
Enquire about courses, one to one tuition/small
group tuition. Covid protective measures in place. Suitable for families.
To book phone 01248 490370 /07531384434
or e mail Anne on hartworks@btinternet.com
 for more information.
www.facebook.com/HartworksGallery/ 
www.hartworksgallery.co.uk
Also on Instagram. 


TESSA SPANTON
Sutton, Surrey

I offer classes and one day workshops in silk painting or watercolour for beginners or those with more experience in the Surrey - South London area.
Details of some of the classes are on www.saa.co.uk/art/tessaspanton.
Courses can be tailor made to suit you.
These can be held at my studio or I may be able to travel to your group.
I wrote a series on painting flowers on silk for
Leisure Painter magazine including painting in layers and hiding the gutta lines.
For more details
email tessa_spanton@lineone.net or
phone 020 8643 0165


SUE THOMAS
Chipping Ongar, Essex
All day Saturday workshops. Suitable for beginners or improvers. Cost £45.00 (£35.00 concessions), includes basic materials and tea/coffee.
For more information or to book a place call Sue Thomas 01277 363470 or email suezeqthomas@gmail.com