Friday, 28 May 2010

BUSINESS: Top Ten Tips for Craft Fair Traders

Check out the following link from the UKHandmade blog, for some great tip for all the crafters involved in this years "Secret Garden" Craft Fair. You never know you may pick up some handy ideas.

BUSINESS: Top Ten Tips for Craft Fair Traders

Thursday, 27 May 2010

French and Saunders: The Eye-Artist

A little light relief as we enter the final stages of preparation for this years event

Sherwood Art Week Programmes

The official programmes for this years Sherwood Art Week have arrived. Twelve very large, heavy boxes carrying 10,000 brochures now await to be distributed throughout Sherwood and the surrounding areas. Details of every event can be found within, and hopefully there will be something for everyone.

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Workshops During Sherwood Art Week

Just a quick list of the workshops that will be available during this years event. For full listings of when and where, fees etc. check out the Workshops page. If there's anything you have ever fancied having a go at, now's your opportunity!

Learn to knit and crochet
Make hairy spiders
Cool clay creatures & more
Make beaded keyrings & charms
Make an easy book
Introduction to Mosaics
Arts & crafts - different media
Art Attack collage creation (will be displayed at SAW HQ)
Have a Go Pottery
Paint a Pot
Painting with Egg Tempera
Charcoal Drawing from Observation
Still-life drawing
Try your hand at Watercolours
Create perfect copy
Make a zipped purse
Create a Cyanotype
Create an unusual felted pot
English hand-stitched patchwork
Singing for confidence
Book binding
Create printed decorative papers
Have a go at Glass painting
Introduction to Jewellery making
Free Machine Embroidery
Try your hand at Peg Loom Weaving
Make & decorate a sweet folded book
How to make Vintage Flowers
Make your own Corsage
Creative Scrap-Booking
How to read a sewing pattern

Sherwood Art Week Area Map now online

The Sherwood Art Week Area Map has at last been uploaded.
Check out the full version here.
We will be posting a version to download next week. You can then easily map your day, work out what venues to visit, workshops to participate in and events to attend.
Especially handy on the 'Family Day' when there will be something all around Sherwood to get involved in such as pottery, drama games, mask making, face painting and various arts & craft activities.

Friday, 21 May 2010

Apples and Pears and Craft Wares

Saturday May 22 10am - 3pm

Apples and Pears and Crafty Wares is the Arts Market established in May 2009, by Aimed at promoting local artists and designers, from graduates to established artisans, as a platform for independent creatives to showcase and sell their wares.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Download the Logo For Your Window

Go to Download and get the logo to put in your windows, cars etc.
Let's make the whole of Sherwood an Art gallery!