Ages 8 and up £20 per workshop, or all 6 for £96

This week we will be looking at the beauty of art in nature and how to use natural materials in techniques such as sculpture, painting, printing and relaxing.
We have 2 workshops each day.  You can come to just one or book all 6 and get a discount of 20%.  If you’d like your child to stay all day, you are welcome to leave them with a packed lunch to have in between workshops, please inform us if you’d like to this via enquiries@artyfartyretreat.co.uk.

Tuesday 13th August

Brushes and Paints, 11am to 1pm

You will create your own brushes out of natural resources such a leaves and flowers.  You’ll then learn how to make your own paints out of fruits and spices among other natural ingredients.

Natural Tie Dye, 2pm to 4pm

Learn how to make natural dyes with ingredients you’d find in the kitchen.  You will then be taught the art of shibori to create your own tie dye t-shirt.  You MUST tell us what size t-shirt you will need a week before the workshop.

Wednesday 14th August

Mandalas, 11am to 1pm

Find out the history and purpose of a mandala, take part in a mindfulness meditation and, using items we find in nature, create your very own mandalas.

Nature in a Tin, 2pm to 4pm

Design your own ecosystem on a tiny scale.  You’ll be taught sculpting techniques to create your natural environment in a tin!  As this piece of art work will need firing, you will have to come back for it at a later date.

Friday 16th August

Tipi Lanterns, 11am to 1pm

Use textiles and willow to make your own nightlight lamp in a tipi form.  Bring a little colour and light to your bedroom.

Ink & Clay Printing, 2pm to 4pm

Learn how to print a variety of natural objects in both ink and clay to see the beauty and shape of nature. The items you make in this workshop will need firing and drying, so you will have to come back at a later date to collect them.

On the Thursday 15th August, we will be having a Natural Art SENsory Workshop – see our page Arty Farty: SENsory for more details.  Please note the cost and itinerary for this day is different.

To book any of our workshops please book online via eventbrite.  Alternatively, please call or email: 07792 033 156 or enquiries@artyfartyretreat.co.uk