Essex Guild of Silk Painters
Essex Guild of Silk Painters

Tutored Classes 2019 with Sue Thomas

These classes are run by our resident artist Sue Thomas at Toot Hill and are open to all. They are not Essex Silk Guild workshops but form a good introduction to various techniques and for beginners. Booking is still essential; the topics may change during the year due to availability so booking will ensure you are informed as soon as possible of any changes. 


If you have never been before and need directions or have any questions,about the day please contact Sue (see bottom of page). Sue says:

"My workshop days are designed to provide you with the opportunity to explore and develop your skills and techniques. Although this is not an Course as such, and you may not be able to come every month, I have tried to design the days so that you have variety, opportunity and inspiration and you can build on each one, developing and improving your skills as a silk painter. They are usually held on the 3rd Saturday of the month. I will send out reminders to you, and the days or themes may be liable to change".



Saturday February 16th.  Beginners and More
This is an opportunity for beginners to 'have a go', try out a variety materials and techniques. We will also use a microwave to create some gorgeous silk so that we can have a totally unique scarf or use the silk to cover fantastic lanterns.
If you are silk painters and have your own projects you would like to pursue and need space  . . and maybe a bit of support . . do come along and use the space.

If there you have any other ideas for painting days, please let me know. 

Saturday March 16th - Tie, knot, fold and splash!  Shibori Magic in a Microwave !

Wednesday  May 15th Working with Wax

Saturday June 15th Beside the Seaside.

Wednesday August 21st  Colours to Dye For!

Wednesday October 16th Printing on Fabric

Thursday November 14th Cards and Lanterns

The cost for the day is £45.00 

Reductions to cost are available if you just want to come and use space or use your own materials.

Classes ar small to ensure you have enough tutor time and working space. Therefore booking is essential.
The day runs from 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Basic materials are supplied - just bring you and your lunch!
Cost for day £45.00 ( £40.00 for Essex Silk Painters


If you are interested or have any questions

Contact Sue Thomas email; tel 01277 363470

facebook page Pure Silk Originals and Gorgeous gifts 



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