You will be working on a piece of fusible bullseye glass roughly 10 x 10cm square in size, and specialised glass paint to paint your design onto the glass. The glass is completely clear which means you can put a picture underneath the glass and copy it through onto your glass tile. This is great if you are not a confident artist, or have a particular design in mind that you can recreate. Please feel free to bring you design along to the workshop, but designs are available on the day of your workshop.
My name is Alison Mayston, I run a small craft business called The Craft Loft which I set up 7 years ago with the help of The Prince’s Trust. Through my business I sell and teach a wide range of crafts including Fused Glass, Silver Clay, Polymer Clay and Zentangle drawing. I also stock a range of kits that are a workshop in a bag with all the materials and instructions needed to complete something unique.
The workshops provide people with a taster session for them to learn something new, and they are a great way to sit and relax and not think about all the stress of our busy everyday life. They are an introduction to discover all a about what a new craft has to offer.
The ethos of the Craft Loft is to unlock your creative side and turn ideas into reality. Our wonderfull countryside location offers the perfect setting for the whole art therapy experience, learn something new and get away from the hum drum of a busy life. There is no minimum limit to my workshops as sometimes people just need some space.
I am happy to come out to a group setting and looking for any opportunities to set up regular Craft Group sessions. I am a WI Speaker and am more than ahppy to do a zoom session. Bespoke seesions such as mother and daughter sessions and hen parties are a great way to enjoy craft together.
For Safety reasons please follow these new changes in place I will be providing hand sanitiser for you to clean your hands before entering the studio and as you leave the studio. Please make use of it. I will be providing hand wipes available throughout your workshop at your table. This will ensure you have peace of mind that your area is clean. I have installed acrylic screens to divide workspaces so that you do not feel at risk and that coughs and sneezes are contained in your work area. You need to also protect yourself by bringing along and wearing a mask at all times in the workshop. If you would like to wear gloves too that is fine, but I will not be providing them on the day. The toilet will still be available to you with hand sanitisers wipes in place for you to use, but please do bare in mind that the toilet is located in the main house above the studio where we live