Unconventional Textiles - Pre used and Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston

  • 24 Jun 2023 (10:00 am) to 25 Jun 2023 (16:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio, Richmond, Nelson, 7020, New Zealand
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Discover being resourceful by learning to manage repurposed and recycled materials to create unique and interesting small sculptures, contemporary jewellery, or artworks for your interior.  Using unconventional and unusual textile materials, there will be an emphasis on exploring techniques that can also be applied to create light shades, baskets, sculptures, cushions, and more, the choices are huge with your outcomes being totally unexpected and surprising.

This practical hands-on small group workshop is based around Maggy facilitating and challenging you in an environment that is encouraging and stimulating. Maggy will provide technical guidance and share her extensive knowledge of working with a range of textile media, fostering experimentation and exciting growth in your personal art-making journey.

Suitable for beginners or for those who bring experience, and want an extension to their creative practice.  This is a wonderful opportunity to try out new ideas in a fun and relaxed atmosphere surrounded by Maggy's artworks.

Maggy is an experienced tutor, she has a vast knowledge of many art and craft techniques, and has attended numerous residencies and exhibited her work nationally and internationally, including receiving several WOW awards.


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Two-Day Workshop

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Two-Day workshop


Refreshments are provided, bring your lunch and $15 small materials charge for the two-day workshop. Options to purchase further materials at the workshop, or bring along a small amount of your own materials you may wish to trial. Further workshop details will be sent on confirmation of your enrolment.