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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.

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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Sat 30th June - Workshop Preview Day - 10-4pm
Taster workshops available from Dyan Reaveley, Kate Crane and Sandra Botham available on the day. All new workshops for August, September & December 2018 from our fabulous tutors - Dyan Reaveley, Kate Crane, Michelle Webb, Tracy Scott & Sandra Botham. 10% off all new workshops booked on the day
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Thursday 5th July - Fast & Fabulous 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)
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£35.00
Friday 6th July - Fabric Journal Cover with Tracy - 10-3pm
Isn't it about time you gave your journal covers some well deserved attention ?? Join me in this one day class where will create a custom fabric journal cover to for your favourite journal.  We will collage, paint, stamp, stitch and more to create your one of a kind journal cover.  This class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.  Step by step instructions will be given.  Please bring your favourite journal to cover.
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£35.00
Saturday 7th July - Painted Rocks with Michelle - 10-3pm
The Kindness Rock Project is a new craze of painting rocks and placing them somewhere to put a smile on someone's face or giving the rock to a dear friend. Rocks are a wonderful surface to paint on, and you can varnish them, and they will keep forever in a pot in the garden, on your doorstep or as a paperweight on your desk. Mandala's look fantastic on them, as do quotes and bright colours. The possibilities are endless. In this workshop I'll show you how best to paint on rocks, what designs really work well and how to preserve them. I'll have a few of my own designs which I'll walk through how to do. Please bring a very fine tip paint brush, a white Signo pen and your reading glasses if you need them for close-up work.
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£35.00
Sunday 8th July - Quirky Collage with Dyan - 10-5pm
Dyan is well known for her love of collage and the quirky, innovative way she uses it. Come and join her as she takes you on a journey from magazine to masterpiece. All the hints and tips, where to start, types of magazines, adhesive, what goes where, backgrounds, quotes and those all important final touches. You will also receive an exclusive collage sheet to work with. Although Dyan has magazines in the studio it is recommended you bring along a few of your favourites for personal use. Includes large Dylusions flip journal and an exclusive collage sheet
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£65.00
Saturday 14th July - Journal Your Tags with Sandra - 10-3pm
Ever wondered what to do with your finished tags? Id so, then this is the workshop for you. This class will see us incorporating tags onto our pages, giving us somewhere for them and making them appear seamless within our art pages. Please bring along your art journal and your journal pens. Also if you have some completed tags, please feel free to bring them along.
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£35.00
Friday 20th July - Painting Dot Mandalas with Tracy - 10-3pm
Be mesmerised by these colourful dot mandalas.  Let me show you how to create a grid, experiment with different dotting tools, and consistency of paints to ensure the best results.  But be warned...it's addictive!! This class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.  Step by step instructions will be given.  If you have any embossing stylus's then please bring them with you although there will be a variety available in the studio to use. 
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£35.00
Saturday 21st July - Junk Journal with Tracy - 10-3pm
Have you ever wondered what to do with all those left over painted papers, gelli prints, old tags, papers etc? Let me show you how to create this fabulous project where you'll be able to turn all of those left over pieces into this funky junk journal.  This class is suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists.  Step by step instructions will be given.  If you have any painted papers, tags etc that you'd like to include in your journal then please bring them along. However I will have plenty to share !
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£35.00
Saturday 28th July - More Brush lettering & Modern Calligraphy with Michelle - 10-3pm
More Brush lettering and Modern Calligraphy Practice is the key to improving your brush lettering so why not make it a regular class? Every class will be different with new quotes and more techniques to add to your developing skill. We'll be exploring different surfaces and mediums to use as well as writing out fun exercises together and sharing notes. There will be step-by-steps and easy to follow instructions as we build on our knowledge and watch our skills grow. We'll also explore the uses of modern calligraphy and brush lettering in our art projects from art journaling to wall hangings. Suitable for beginners and intermediates. Please always bring with you, a pencil, eraser, black brush pen (Tombow Hard, available in the Art from the heart shop) and any coloured brush pens you'd like to bring.
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£35.00
7/8/9th September - Altered Book Journey weekend with Dyan Reaveley
Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-5pm - 5-9.30pm studio time ​​​​​​​Sun 10-4pm Before art journaling I spent a few years in the art of making altered books. Whilst tidying out my studio I came across a basket full and they brought back such good memories that I want to return and make some more.  I would love you to join me on that journey, taking an old book and totally transforming it into an item of fabulousness. The journey begins on Friday when we will gluing pages for stability and making a secret drawer before adding various paint effects.  Saturday we will start adding secret pockets, flaps tags, folded pages, frames and a whole lot more. Saturday night you will have open studio time to either work on your project or just relax in the company of others.  Sunday we will be adding the ephemera and embellishments to make your altered book truly unique.  Who can resist three full days of artistic inspiration and one evening of playtime? ​​​​​​​ All materials, lunch, snacks and Sat evening pizza will be provided.  If you have any particular ephemera etc you would like to use please feel free to bring it
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£300.00
Friday 17th 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!
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£35.00
Saturday 18th August - Doodle your ART out with Dyan - 10-5pm
One of Dyans passions is doodling. She will doodle on anything that isn't moving! But although she makes it look easy, she is aware of others struggles. This class is your 101 of doodling from start to finish. You will be working in the black square journal with a white paint pen (both provided). First you will create a doodling matrix board, to practise your designs, before swiftly moving on to stencils, frames and oodles of ideas to take your doodling to the next level. Be warned, once you start you can't stop!! Includes a square Dylusions black journal and a white paint pen
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£65.00
Sunday 19th 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: 1
£35.00
Saturday 1st September - Stamp Your ART out with Dyan - 10-5pm
As many of you know stamping is one of my great loves and today we will be going old school. All the cool techniques I’ve taught over the years are making a comeback and so I’ve had a ball revisiting them. We will be working in the large flip journal and filling it full of fabulousness.  Plus, top secret news!!! I will have brand new stamp sets released just in time for class!! Large flip journal included.
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£65.00
Sunday 2nd September - No Backgrounds Necessary  with Dyan - 10-5pm
Most of my classes start with making the backgrounds, the foundation of all my pages.  Well today the backgrounds are already prepared for you so it’s straight on with the art. Yes, we will be working in the background insert for the Dyalog. 24 pages of ready made backgrounds just waiting for inspiration. We will start the day with a stamping frenzy of images, including my latest releases, and then we will be setting the scene, with borders and foreground before bringing it all together with the stamps and the finishing touches. How much will you finish? Background Dyalog insert and Dyary sticker book included 
Units in Stock: 1
£65.00
Friday 14th September - 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.  Equipment needed: Small moleskine, mini notebook or sketchbook. Optional: Materials are provided but if you have any of the following you may find it useful to bring them along: Coloured pencils, white gel pen, fine black marker.
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£35.00
Saturday 15th September - Date for your diary - Workshop Preview Day
Workshop Preview Day for new workshops in November, December & January!
Units in Stock: 100
£0.00
Thursday 20th September - ‘Life is a canvas’ Double Journal Spread  - £40.00
Come and join me for a full on colour  filled day !! We will be creating a double page spread in our journals incorporating lots of fun techniques.  We will collage, stamp, stencil, create texture, paint and more to complete this stunning addition to your journal.   This class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced artists. Step by step instructions will be given.  Please bring your favourite journal and black and white Journalling pens are always advisable. 
Units in Stock: 10
£40.00
Friday 21st September - Fast & Fabulous Journaling - 10-3pm
Come and spend the day with me playing in our journals... Do you spend more time hunting around for supplies, or trying to decide what to use than you do playing in your art journal...yes !!... Then join me as I explain tips and tricks that I use to get me playing in my journal every day....we will create pages in less than an hour that can either be left as is or be used as a springboard for continued play. Either way you'll be filling up your journal rather than wasting time deciding what to do !!! Please bring your journal and black & white journaling pens
Units in Stock: 5
£35.00
Saturday 22nd September - Brush Lettering Word Cloud - 10-3pm
In this class we’ll go over how to do brush lettering, limber up our lettering skills then make a “word Cloud” of your choosing. All you need to do is write a list of things that you love, and what makes you happy. We will then build up our word cloud with all the words in your list. You’ll learn how to use coloured brush pens to write key words and use a black brush pen to fill in all the areas around your key words until you make a fabulous word cloud, you’ll be making them as gifts for all your family in no time.  There are plenty of coloured brush pens in the studio, but if you could bring with you a fine black brush pen this would be helpful, they can be purchased in the shop too.  The frame is for display purposes only
Units in Stock: 6
£35.00
Friday 28th 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 29th September - Monochrome Rainbow Designs Book with Sandra - 10-3pm
Come and join Sandra to create a striking black and white booklet using the beautiful new stamps from Miranda Van de Bosch. You will make the booklet from scratch adding lots of flaps, pull out sections and 2 ATC sections. Before going on to decorate the booklet using Miranda's stamps and lots of doodling.  Please bring along your favourite black and white journal pens. Don't worry if you don't have any as the shop stocks lots of various style pens.
Units in Stock: 1
£35.00
Friday 5th October - 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.  Please note: This class is a continuation of the previous mono-printing class but it is suitable for both experienced or beginners
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£40.00
Saturday 6th October - Dyalog Delight with Sandra - 10-3pm
Using a backgrounds dyalog we will be creating quick, quirky and fun pages. I will take you step by step through some pages and then let you create your own using the techniques Andy tips that I will give you. We will also be adding some writing to our pages, again with some help and practice from me.  Please bring along your favourite journaling pens.
Units in Stock: 9
£35.00
Thursday 11th October - Interactive Journal Pages #1 - 10-4pm
I'm absolutely obsessed at the moment with looking at ways to create interactive pages in my art journal.  Come and join me for part 1 in this series where we will explore the art of creating Lace Pages.  Creating little peep holes which see through to the pages beyond.  We will be completing a 3 page spread in our journal and I will show you how to create different layers to add interest.  This class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced artists. Step by step instructions will be given.  Please bring your journal (you will need 3 consecutive blank journal pages ie 6 sides)
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£40.00
Friday 12th October - 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: 8
£35.00
Saturday 13th October - Are you a good witch or a bad witch? with Michelle - 10-3pm
In this class you’ll learn all things mixed media, from making the textured backgrounds, to adding lots of interest through stamping, stencilling, and painting. You will not need drawing skills for this class, it is accessible for everyone. You’ll also learn some shading techniques and also some brush lettering to write the words on your canvas. All in good time for Halloween. All materials will be provided. If you have a black brush lettering, and a white highlighting pen please bring this with you.
Units in Stock: 4
£40.00
Friday 19th 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
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£35.00
Saturday 20th October - Duo of Tim & Dyan Etcetera Tags - 10-3pm
Would like a class of contrasts? Then this is the class for you. We will be creating on two etcetera tags, but, whilst we will be using very similar background techniques, including a peeled paint effect, each tag will have a very distinctive look. One tag will be given a vintage Tim style look and the other will have a bright vivacious Dylusions style look.
Units in Stock: 5
£40.00