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All workshops require full payment at the time of booking

Workshops are not refundable, but if cancelled 14 days or longer before the workshop we will transfer your money to another AFTH regular workshop/s.If  you need to cancel a workshop place that has previously been transferred, we will have to fill your place before transferring
* If booking a full weekend workshop with Dyan we will need 28 days notice if you wish to cancel.
We will always try to sell on your place on a workshop if you are unable to attend and if we manage to sell on your place we will issue you with an AFTH workshop credit. We reserve the right to cancel classes, but in such instances you will receive a full refund. If you need to cancel a workshop please email us at info@afth.co.uk with the full details.

Unless specified all workshops are for adults only (16yrs upwards).

When you come to the checkout and you are booking classes only please use the Class Bookings only option in the postage field. If you are booking workshops from outside the EU, there will be VAT to pay on your booking. We will contact you of the cost when processing your booking.
 

Tea and coffee is available at all workshops. Materials are always supplied unless specified. 
 

Class photos are there to give you a feel of what will take place in the class. It is not an exact representative of what you will be doing in the class.
 

All workshops are taught at the Art from the Heart studio unless stated otherwise and workshops are for adults only (16yrs upwards).
 

*The class must be booked within 3 months of you cancelling your class

*Workshops for guest tutors are non refundable, however we will try to sell on your place.
 

Check out the workshops below from Dyan Reaveley, Kate Crane, Michelle Webb, Tracy Scott & Sandra Botham 

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Saturday 22nd June - Mini Book Marathon with Dyan - 10-5pm
Today we will be creating three, yes you heard correctly, three fabulous mini books. Each with their own unique qualities. There will be flaps and tags, pulls and pockets and even a few windows thrown in here and there. After creating the book we will be decorating with the top secret, yet to be released, fabulous Dylusions products. Ooooh the suspense is killing me !! Although paper trimmers are available in the studio you may prefer to bring your own along, clearly labelled
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£65.00
Sunday 23rd June - Journaling with Dyan - 10-3pm
Come and step inside Dyan’s world of journaling and find out whats new in the Dylusions world of art journaling. Includes tips, techniques and plenty of art journaling!  Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
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£35.00
Friday 28th June - Journaling with Tracy - 10-3pm
Do you ever spend more time searching around for products that you think you might want to use on a journal page than actually sitting down to create, or spend hours on social media looking for inspiration and then run out of time to actually do something with those ideas???.... Well join the club and know that you are not the only one!! In this class I will show you tips and tricks to kick start your creativity and blow away those blank page cobwebs.  I'll have you creating pages in your journal which will springboard you into a creative frenzy.  You won't be able to stop !! This class is suitable for beginners as well as accomplished artists. Step by step instructions will be given.    Please bring your journal and black and white journalling pens (these are available to purchase in the shop if you do not already have them)
Units in Stock: 3
£35.00
Saturday 29th June - Altered Diary Mini Pocket Journal with Tracy - 10-3pm
I don't know about you but I love anything mini and I love to crest my own journals! Well come and join me as we alter a small pocket diary and turn it into a fabulous mini art journal.  We will paint the covers, strengthen the pages and start to decorate the inside.  It's soooo cute and colourful once you start you won't be able to stop!! This class is suitable for all abilities. Please bring black and white journal pens.  Diary will be provided
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£35.00
Sunday 30th June - Mixed Media Heart Canvas with Michelle - 10-3pm
There are lots of lovely layers in this mixed-media heart canvas. In this workshop you’ll learn how to start off with adding layers and building up interest with texture and colour. Adding your own personal flair and unique combinations, making this canvas your own. There is also an element of brush lettering on top of the design too, which you can have a go at or use stamps if you prefer. This is a class for everyone, beginners or those with more experience. A fun day with crafty friends making your own work of art. Please bring with you a black brush lettering pen, a pencil, a brush for gel medium glue, and a medium size brush for paint.
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£40.00
Friday 5th July - Journaling with Kate - 10-3pm
Come and join Kate in this regular, monthly, art journaling class. Kate knows that the only way to maintain creativity is to keep art journaling lots, and on a regular basis, because the more you create the more creative you become! Kate will explore a different theme or technique during each session and lead you on a colourful, creative (and messy) journey! Please bring your journal and journaling pens
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£35.00
Saturday 6th July - Dyalog Memory Book with Dyan - 10-5pm
I’ve never got into Scrapbooking, it seems too big a job for me to start. But since using my Dyary I have become obsessed with recording the little moments, the day to day, the stuff!!! All that everyday that flies past in a blink of an eye. That quote from a child, that special moment, that which made you smile so wide. Come and join me combining memories and photos with stamps, paints and a good handful of ephemera.  We will be working in a Dyalog dot notebook, the ideal size and easily achievable Although I will be providing some ephemera in class, please feel free to bring along some of your own for that personal touch. The photos I use are printed from a HP sprocket, but just bring what you have.
Units in Stock: 3
£65.00
Sunday 7th July - Silhouette Delight with Dyan - 10-5pm
I am and always have been slightly obsessed by silhouettes, small, tall, fat, thin, and the numerous affects you can achieve with them. In today’s class you will be constructing a book from scratch, and filling it with as many silhouettes as you can manage and then doodling them to your hearts content Please bring your favourite black and white journaling pens.
Units in Stock: 5
£65.00
Saturday 13th July - Art by Marlene Flapbook with Sandra - 10-3pm
Join me to create a beautiful and colourful flapbook, perfect for displaying your favourite photos or just to embellish.  We will create the base book from scratch before going on to decorate with the stunning studiolight papers by Marlene.  Please bring along your paper trimmer and your favourite black and white journal pens. (Please note the shop has a great range of black and white journaling pens if you don't have any).
Units in Stock: 6
£35.00
Saturday 20th July - Bouncing your Brush Lettering with Michelle - 10-3pm
Let’s have fun writing outside the lines! Bouncing your brush lettering gives it a modern twist with loads of character. The great thing is that you don’t have to keep to a straight baseline, you can bounce your lettering and it looks professional and cool. I will help you limber up your writing and then walk you through the techniques of bouncing the letters. Once you have the skill you’ll be making your own personalised cards or making inspiring framed quotes in no time at all.   We will have lots of brush pens to use in class but please bring with you your black brush pens, and any other brush pens you would like to use.
Units in Stock: 5
£35.00
Sunday 21st July - Sweary Affirmations with Michelle - 10-3pm
After popular demand, this class should be full of laughter and lots of creative writing! The world is your oyster, let your imaginations run wild with hilarious quotes and sayings, make your own affirmation cards that you can carry around with you and make you giggle on the go, or hand out to your friends. We will be getting arty too, making colourful watercolour backgrounds to display our lovely quotes. Don’t let the brush lettering put you off, its easy when you have the right tools and I will show you how, so bring a black brush pen and you will be impressing your friends in no time at all with your literary musings! 
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£35.00
Friday 26th July - Lace Pages with Tracy - 10-3pm
I'm just loving these Lace page designs at the moment and am constantly coming up with new design ideas!! Come and join me for this full day class where we will create a 3 page interactive journal spread, cutting holes in each page to get a glimpse of what lies underneath!! This class is suitable for all abilities, please bring your journal with you (you will need 3 consecutive pages) A craft knife and cutting mat would be an advantage (although there are some to use in the studio)  Please note if you have issues cutting with a craft knife that this class can be done with a small pair of detail scissors! Please bring with you.
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£35.00
Saturday 27th July - Fast & Fabulous Journal Pages with Tracy - 10-3pm
Do you ever spend more time searching around for products that you think you might want to use on a journal page than actually sitting down to create, or spend hours on social media looking for inspiration and then run out of time to actually do something with those ideas???.... Well join the club and know that you are not the only one!! In this class I will show you tips and tricks to kick start your creativity and blow away those blank page cobwebs.  I'll have you creating pages in your journal which will springboard you into a creative frenzy.  You won't be able to stop !! This class is suitable for beginners as well as accomplished artists. Step by step instructions will be given.  Please bring your journal and black and white journalling pens (these are available to purchase in the shop if you do not already have them)
Units in Stock: 1
£35.00
Saturday 3rd August - Dylusional StarBook with Dyan - 10-5pm
The star book has been one of my favourite books to make for over 16 yrs. I have made them in every size shape and form and they all come out looking fabulous. Todays Starbuck is larger in stature than any other Ive made and makes a stunning display. We will be working with pre printed Dylusions backgrounds, adding pockets, tags and Dycuts, to create a stunning structure for you to decorate. Please bring your favourite black and white pens. Although we do have paper trimmers in the studio, it is recommended that you bring your own with you.
Units in Stock: 6
£65.00
Sunday 4th August - Journaling with Dyan - 10-3pm
Come and step inside Dyan’s world of journaling and find out whats new in the Dylusions world of art journaling. Includes tips, techniques and plenty of art journaling! Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
Units in Stock: 3
£35.00
Sunday 11th August - Family Photo Book with Sandra - 10-3pm
Join me in creating this beautiful book, perfect for showcasing your favourite family pictures. Firstly we will make the book from scratch before going on to decorate it with the fast drying pastel paints from Dylusions and an assortment of stamps. Please bring along your paper trimmer, favourite journaling pens and any photos you would like to add. 
Units in Stock: 10
£35.00
Saturday 17th August - Painted Pebbles with Michelle - 10-3pm
Painting pebbles is so very therapeutic, you get lost painting your own little design, they look lovely and you get quick gratification. Also handing them out to your friends or leaving them for someone to find is also so very satisfying. I will have some new designs as well as my previous ones to recreate, also some worded affirmation quotes on pebbles too. Come and join us in this nice and relaxing class. We have supplies in the art studio, but please bring with you a fine paint brush and any paint pens you wish to use. Also bring a fine white and black tipped pen. And a black brush pen, if you’d like to use one.  
Units in Stock: 8
£35.00
Friday 23rd August - Journaling with Kate - 10-3pm
Come and join Kate in this regular, monthly, art journaling class. Kate knows that the only way to maintain creativity is to keep art journaling lots, and on a regular basis, because the more you create the more creative you become! Kate will explore a different theme or technique during each session and lead you on a colourful, creative (and messy) journey! Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
Units in Stock: 1
£35.00
Saturday 24th August - All Things Carabelle with Kate - 10-4pm
Join Kate for a day of Carabelle creativity! In this slightly extended class you will make a journal using the Eileen Hull wrap journal die for Sizzix and fill it with fold out concertina pages and colourful prints made using Carabelle Art Texture Printing plates. We’ll decorate the pages using all things Carabelle! Please bring: A white pen and anything for adding extra colour: pencils, oil pastels or similar.
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£40.00
Thursday 29th August - Fabulous Fabric Journal - 10-4pm
Come and join me for a full day creating a wonderful fabric journal.  We will construct, collage, paint, stamp, stencil and more to create this one of a kind textured journal.  We will add a mix of fabric and paper pages to the inside and although there will be some sewing involved, it is basic stitches and I will be on hand to help if needed.  You will leave with a wonderfully unique journal to fill with all your favourite artwork.  This class is suitable for all abilities and step by step instructions will be given. 
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£40.00
Friday 30th August - Journaling with Tracy - 10-3pm
Do you ever spend more time searching around for products that you think you might want to use on a journal page than actually sitting down to create, or spend hours on social media looking for inspiration and then run out of time to actually do something with those ideas???.... Well join the club and know that you are not the only one!! In this class I will show you tips and tricks to kick start your creativity and blow away those blank page cobwebs.  I'll have you creating pages in your journal which will springboard you into a creative frenzy.  You won't be able to stop !! This class is suitable for beginners as well as accomplished artists. Step by step instructions will be given. 
Units in Stock: 3
£35.00
Saturday 31st August - Mini Book Mark 2 - 10-5pm
Whether you already attended the very popular mini book class, and are eager for more, or are just discovering my obsession, then this is the class for you.  Today we will be creating two books with preprinted Dylusions pages. The first is a larger size, containing doodled tags, canvases and stamped quotes.Perfect as a gift, if you can bear to part with it. The second is perfect to carry around. Ive used mine for my monthly "photo a day" but the options are endless. ( I used photo from my HP Sprocket, you are welcome to bring yours along)
Units in Stock: 4
£65.00
Sunday 1st September - Journaling with Dyan - 10-3pm
Come and step inside Dyan’s world of journaling and find out whats new in the Dylusions world of art journaling. Includes tips, techniques and plenty of art journaling! Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
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£35.00
Saturday 14th September - Expressive Watercolours with Michelle - 10-3pm
Expressive water colouring is a modern take on a traditional form of painting. It involves an impressionistic style of colouring that is not perfect, also adding bursts of colour in random places adds to the dynamic interest of this modern style. In this class you will learn how to add layers of watercolour to achieve this modern style. Also, there will be templates provided of the drawing and the shading to help you complete your works of art. We have supplies in the studio, but please bring with you a fine paint brush and also a fat rounded brush to add a water wash.  We also have the watercolour pans in the studio, but if you would like to bring your own, then please feel free to do so. 
Units in Stock: 4
£35.00
Friday 27th September - Journaling with Kate - 10-3pm
Come and join Kate in this regular, monthly, art journaling class. Kate knows that the only way to maintain creativity is to keep art journaling lots, and on a regular basis, because the more you create the more creative you become! Kate will explore a different theme or technique during each session and lead you on a colourful, creative (and messy) journey! Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
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£35.00
Saturday 28th September - Jumpstart your Diary with Sandra - 10-3pm
During this class we will be using pages from the jumpstart journal to create our own personal version of a diary/planner, using the new Dyalog stamps to help us to customise our own pages.
Units in Stock: 10
£35.00
Friday 4th October - Journaling with Kate - 10-3pm
Come and join Kate in this regular, monthly, art journaling class. Kate knows that the only way to maintain creativity is to keep art journaling lots, and on a regular basis, because the more you create the more creative you become! Kate will explore a different theme or technique during each session and lead you on a colourful, creative (and messy) journey! Please bring your journal and journaling pens.
Units in Stock: 1
£35.00
Saturday 5th October - Plastic Fantastic with Kate - 10-3pm
Duralar by Grafix is a fabulous acetate alternative and takes painting on plastic to a whole new level. Traditionally painting on plastic has been problematic but this alternative, specially designed to take wet media makes painting on plastic a dream! Acrylics, oil pastels, stamps, pencils, and even watercolours sit beautifully on this substrate and not only that, it’s heat resistant which means you can even emboss it. It’s lack of absorbency makes it super-easy to paint and create colourful effects. Lightweight and transparent means it’s perfect to layer in your art journals or as panels on greetings cards.
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£35.00
Saturday 12th October - Workshop Preview Day - 10-4pm
All new workshops for November, December and January will be released. 10% off all new workshops booked on the day!
Units in Stock: 100
£0.00
Thursday 7th November - More Interactive Pages with Tracy - 10-4pm
Do love to create interactive pages in my journal and am always looking for new ideas and configurations. This one was inspired by a wonderful workshop I took with Lynne Perella. Eclectic styling, shaped pages, windows, fabulous colour with black and white baroque elements and of course Lynne's gorgeous stamps will all combine to create a beautiful interactive spread in our journals.  This class is suitable for all abilities and step by step instructions will be given
Units in Stock: 7
£35.00
Friday 8th November - Fast & Fabulous Journal Pages with Tracy - 10-3pm
Do you ever spend more time searching around for products that you think you might want to use on a journal page than actually sitting down to create, or spend hours on social media looking for inspiration and then run out of time to actually do something with those ideas???.... Well join the club and know that you are not the only one!! In this class I will show you tips and tricks to kick start your creativity and blow away those blank page cobwebs.  I'll have you creating pages in your journal which will springboard you into a creative frenzy.  You won't be able to stop !! This class is suitable for beginners as well as accomplished artists. Step by step instructions will be given.  Please bring your journal and black and white journalling pens (these are available to purchase in the shop if you do not already have them)
Units in Stock: 5
£35.00
Saturday 16th November Mini Journaling with Kate - 10-3pm
Just like journaling …but on a tiny scale! Mini journaling can be done in any small notebook or sketchbook, but due to its compact size it is quick, accessible and a lot of fun! We’ll be making funky, colourful backgrounds and then adding tiny images and stamps to create glorious pages in miniature. Great for journaling on-the-go.
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£35.00
Friday 22nd November - Mono Printing with Kate - 10-3pm
Come along and join Kate on the continued messy, creative and colourful printing adventure! Kate will share further techniques and creative ideas on how to get the best out of your gel plate. We’ll avoid the temptation to pull of 100s of prints that we don’t know what to do with, but make each of our prints look beautiful, funky and vibrant. We’ll make tags, and journal pages, all experimenting with different techniques and wild colour combinations.  
Units in Stock: 3
£40.00