August at FOACS

August at the Fairoak art and craft society is workshop month, where we have members and visitors running workshops which can be technique based or project based. This year we have needle felting, porcelaine clay flowers, Painting techniques and a mixed media tag.

Workshop format

The workshops run on Wednesday evenings at start at 7:00pm. these are held at the Village Hall, Shorts Road SO50 7EJ. There is a break for tea/coffee half way through the evening and this closes at 9:30pm. The entry fee is £4 for non members and £2 for members, and there will be a small fee for materials though this is kept as low as possible. You may also join us on these evenings and ‘do your own thing’ if the workshop is not for you!

2017 schedule

2nd August  Rowena Wedge – Needle Felting

Rowena will lead us through a needle felting project, a small fee for wool will be charged


9th August  Mandy Axtell – Painting Workshop

‘Light and Shade” this  will cover counterchange – the principle of dark on light and light on dark Mandy will cover warm and cool colours, shadows and contrast.

Bring along your preferred painting medium, brushes and paper.


16th August   Tracy O’Neill  workshop  for at least 1 cattleya orchid flower to be made with porcelain clay.

please bring, if  you have them;

2 small paint brushes, 1 is to be used with glue,

PVA glue, a tile or plastic chopping board, wet wipes,

kitchen roll. There will be some available on the night if you don’t have them.

There will be a £2 charge for clay and wire.


23rd August  Nicky Baker  Mixed media workshop

We will be adding crackle and paint to MDF tags (various sizes)

If you have them please bring an Apron, a craft / messy mat or large tile, a water pot and a brush suitable for use with glue, and a heat tool.

There will be a charge for the materials up to £2. 00 per tag.


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