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NORAH STOCKER ARTIST

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NEW MEDIA GROUP 2018 : If you are looking to join a media group with like minded people. Norah runs this monthly on Wednesdays for members to create their own work in any media of your choice. Art journals, art canvas, art quilts, personal study. These are not workshops but to guide and mentor members. 10 am - 3pm Please contact Norah direct on [email protected] MEDIA GROUP - monthly on Wednesdays : 31 JAN, 28 FEB, 28 MARCH, 25 APRIL, 23 MAY, 27 JUNE, 25 JULY 2018 (£25 per session 3 months in advance)

FINE ART GROUP SERIES: (morning sessions 10.30-12.30 pm)

Wednesdays term one: 7 FEB, 14 MARCH, 4 APRIL, 2 MAY,

11 JULY (£15 per session total £75). contact [email protected] for details.

We will be looking at various methods and master artists.The Elements of art. We will be using watercolour paints and acrylic paints. Colour, line, texture, shape, form.Tips and techniques given. Creating sketchbooks and working onto canvas

VISITING TUTORS: 

MICHELE WEBBER fine art tutor. Freelance artist, published illustrator. A Professional Associate of the SAA, Michele has demonstrated painting at events in London, on Sky TV’s Painting and Drawing Channel and appeared several times on BBC Radio Essex. Michele’s fine art work is representative with a slightly stylized twist, always bright, lively and happy. She is attracted to patterns and repeating, complex motifs found both in nature and manmade items.

Bookings for Michele workshops at Fantasia Textiles Studio below - Please ask Michele for a booking form - email [email protected] 

Saturday 26 May 2018 10.30 - 4 pm Improve your drawing

Saturday 23 June 2018 10.30 - 4pm Understanding Colour

Saturday 8 September 2018 10.30-4 pm Seascape Sunsets

KARENZA JACKSON fine art tutor: Karenza Jackson is an established artist and printmaker and is a member of Colchester Art Society and Gainsborough's House Workshop. She regularly exhibits her work, mainly in and around East Anglia. She has many years experience teaching art, running courses from her studio, workshops out in the landscape and at various locations in Suffolk and Essex.

Tuesday 8 May 2018 10.30 am - 4pm Summer Gardens

Tuesday 4 September 10.30 - 4pm Woodland animals and birds

Tuesday 18 September 10.30 - 4pm Flowers by Impact 

Tuesday 16 October 10.30 - 4pm Art from the Imagination

Bookings for Karenza workshops above at Fantasia Textiles Studio please email her direct [email protected]

PRINTING SERIES WORKSHOPS: Norah has written a printing programme - these are a series of workshops of printing methods for design on paper and fabric. We will also create a book using some of the papers on the afternoon of the third workshop. Workshops are held monthly. The cost is £35 unless advised otherwise. Payment upon confirmation of booking please. Contact Norah direct (email: [email protected]) for dates 2018.

Printmaking:

Saturday 4 August Gelli plate printing 10.30 to 12.30 am £20 includes paints

Saturday 1 September Etching plate printing 10.30 to 12.30 am £20 

Eco Printing: Wednesday 22 August with nature 10 am to 2.30 pm £25

Norah 2018 exhibitions dates: further details on my website all are welcome do put dates in your diary! click linkhere 

June 31 May to 6 June Snape Maltings Quay Gallery, Suffolk

Sudbury Summer Fair 2018 2-8 July 2018

September 14 to 28 Mill Tye Gallery, Conard

September 28 to 30 Thaxted Guildhall

October 2 to Feb 4 Saffron Walden Museum

SNAPE MALTINGS 2018

QUAY GALLERY

"SENSE OF SELF Mixed Media EXHIBITION"

Friday 31 May to Thursday 7 June

open 10 am - 4pm

a collaboration of work by the two artists relating to identity of self image and memories of life.

email: [email protected] looking forward to seeing you. 

Further courses and workshops on eco printing and dyeing will be added later on in the Summer months.

FANTASIA TEXTILES - NORAH STOCKER

Norah Stocker lives near and runs her own business in ARCHIVES 2017

FOCUS GROUP EXHIBITION 12 SEPTEMBER TO 29 OCTOBER 2017Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham St, Chelmsford CM2 9AQ

"Tomb Treasures"

This year four members have been studying and exploring ancient Egypt. Our work has been based upon our findings and exploring methods used in ancient Egypt to create a series of work for our exhibition.

DESIGN2STITCH MEDIA GROUP 2017 : If you are looking to join a media group with like minded people. Norah runs this monthly on Wednesdays for members to create their own work in any media of your choice. Art journals, art canvas, art quilts, personal study. These are not workshops but to guide and mentor members. 10 am - 3pm Please contact Norah direct on [email protected]

PRINTING SERIES WORKSHOPS: Norah has written a printing programme for the next year - these are a series of workshops of printing methods for design on paper and fabric. We will also create a book using some of the papers on the afternoon of the third workshop. Workshops are held monthly. The cost is £45 unless advised otherwise. Payment upon confirmation of booking please. Contact Norah direct (email: [email protected])

WORKSHOPS AND COURSES: Norah runs many other art and textiles workshops and courses run throughout the year both from her studio and other venues. please visit website: www.fantasiatextiles.co.uk or contact Norah direct on [email protected]

CHRISTMAS FABRIC WREATHSaturday, December 2nd, 2017 10 am to 3.30 pm£35.00 at my COGGESHALL STUDIO to celebrate Christmas. Come and enjoy a fun day meeting others creating your unique fabric Christmas wreath. Contact [email protected]

“Create a beautiful hand made fabric Christmas wreath using a variety of fabrics, ribbons and lace to hang in your home or gift to a friend. Each student will as always individualise their own wreaths and are positively encouraged to bring or add any vintage or special fabric, ribbon, lace of their own. No sewing required just enjoy look forward to seeing you”.

Norah.Suitable for all abilities

2017 Spring/Summer COGGESHALL WORKSHOPS

My workshops are fun and informative for everyone to learn and enjoy. These will be held at my new Coggeshall studio. For full details and to book please contact me direct to discuss. The studio is a working studio and only open to the public for workshops or upon request

NEW SPRING/SUMMER WORKSHOPS/COURSES 2017

CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 3 EXHIBITION : MARCH 18/19 2017 open 11 am to 3pm each dayFantasia Textiles Studio, Unit E2, East Gores Farm, Salmons Lane CO6 1RZ

DESIGN2STITCH MEDIA GROUP 2017 : If you are looking to join a media group with like minded people. I run this monthly on Wednesdays for members to create their own work in any media of your choice. Art journals, art canvas, art quilts, personal study. These are not workshops but I am there to guide and mentor members. £25 members (£30 non members) Monthly on Wednesdays. 18 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 March, 19 April, 17 May, 14 June, 5 July, 13 Sept, 18 Oct, 22 Nov 2017. 10 am - 3pm Please contact me [email protected]

FOCUS GROUP 2017: this is an exhibiting group meeting monthly on Saturdays. 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 11 March, 15 April, 13 May, 24 June, 22 July, 19 August, 10 Sept, Sunday 15 October, 12 Nov, 9 Dec 2017.

PRINTING SERIES WORKSHOPS: I have written a printing programme for the next year - these are a series of workshops of printing methods for design on paper and fabric. We willl also create a book using some of the papers on the afternoon of the third workshop. Workshops are held every two months. The cost is £45 unless advised otherwise. Payment upon confirmation of booking please. Many thanks Norah (email: [email protected])

WET FELTING: THURSDAY 19 JANUARY 2017 £35 - create a beautiful landscape using a variety of roving wools, silks, threads. In the afternoon we will create a garden using dry needle techniques. Will also demo methods using the embellisher. Enjoy a fun day to start the year off. 

LINO CUT: SAT 4 MARCH 2017 £45 - explore ideas and create a series of lino plates for your work. We look at creating an art journal with your papers and text. We will also print onto fabrics of your choice. (fully booked! thankyou)

DOODLEART DAY: SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2017 £35 - this workshop shows you how to free machine embroidery .You learn a variety of techniques to create a lovely small art quilt landscape using these stitches. £35 each for day.

SEASCAPES : WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH 2017: create a lovely seascape panel using free machine embroidery, layering fabrics and embellishments. MERSEA QUILTERS GROUPWORKSHOP teaching seascapes, applique, layering and free machine embroideryFRIDAY 21 [email protected]

MAY 3-26 2017

NORAH STOCKER - solo exhibitionTHE LION BOOKSHOP GALLERYcolchester. I have been invited to exhibit some of my work at this gallery. I will also be there on Thursday 18 & 25 May to run a morning sewing bee session. Look forward to seeing you.

SHIBORI DYE DAY: WEDNESDAY 12 JULY 2017 - £45 come along to learn folding and stitching fabrics to create design and colour using Procian dyes. This method creates exciting fabrics. £45 includes use of dyes. Please contact me [email protected]

JUNE 2017 POSTPONED"Obsolete & Impermanence" ExhibitionNorah Stocker (Artist) and Chris Notryte (Sculpture Artist) collaboration exhibition SNAPE MALTINGS 2017QUAY GALLERY Saturday 4 - Thursday 8 JUNE open 10 am - [email protected]

COLLOGRAPH PLATES: SATURDAY 10 JUNE 2017 £45 - explore ideas of creating collograph plates and use of. Printing onto papers and fabrics of your choice in the morning. This is the third of this years series where we will actually work into our sketchbooks/ art journal with the papers in the afternoon.

PAPER MAKING COURSE - 3 DAYS

Saturdays 29 JULY, 2 SEPT, , - £45 per workshopThis is a very interesting three day course. Over this period you will learn how to make a variety of lovely delicate papers, embossing papers, adding pigments, adding nature i.e. Flowers, leaves feathers etc. You can create a sample book or individual artwork as you go along. Already taking bookings!

CYANOTYPE PRINTS: SATURDAY 12 AUGUST 2017 £45 - create images onto both paper and fabrics using the cyan chemicals and process and other methods. We will discuss, stitch with these designs to create a small panel or create a small book with the papers. [email protected]

DRYPOINT: SATURDAY 9 SEPT 2017 £45 - explore ideas and create detailed designs onto glassine. Printing onto papers and fabrics of your choice. We will discuss ideas of creating or adding to an art journal for future works.

FOCUS GROUP EXHIBITION 12 SEPTEMBER TO 29 OCTOBER 2017

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham St, Chelmsford CM2 9AQ

"Tomb Treasures"

This year four members have been studying and exploring ancient Egypt. Our work has been based upon our findings and exploring methods used in ancient Egypt to create a series of work for our exhibition. 

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