Adult Workshops

Workshops - 2019

Linocut Workshop : Christmas Greetings Cards

Tuesday 26th November 2019, 6-9pm

This crafty Christmas workshop is the perfect opportunity to learn how to make high quality, hand printed Christmas cards using linocut. The session will focus on selecting simple festive designs and ideas that then can be transferred onto a linoblock, cut out and printed onto cards. Susan will show you the whole process as well as example cards and ideas. No previous experience of printmaking is necessary and all materials provided. Let’s get Christmassy….

With Susan Yeates, author of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Linocut’

Details and Booking Information

Date: Tuesday 26th November 2019

Time: 6-9pm (3 hours)

Cost: £30 per person including materials and a free hot drink or glass of mulled wine.

Other booking info: All specialist materials provided. Feel free to bring along a few festive ideas and perhaps an apron. Please arrive on time so that we can start on time. Advance booking essential as there is a maximum of 15 spaces available.

Full payment required to confirm bookings.

Venue: First floor studio, Fired Frog Pottery Cafe, 3 Hermitage Road, St Johns, Woking GU21 8TE

Pottery Painting Workshop : Bauble-Mania!

Saturday 30th November 2019, 3-6pm

Let’s make Christmas baubles. We are so excited to bring bauble making to Fired Frog this Christmas. Using special pottery painting techniques we will paint Christmas designs onto ceramic baubles, perfect for your Christmas tree or as a handmade gift this Christmas. We will experiment with the wax resist technique, with painting blended layers of paint as well as special Christmas ‘snow’ glaze to make your tree stand out this year. During the workshop you will get to make two special baubles - a Christmas pudding, winter tree-scene. No experience necessary and all materials provided.

Details and Booking Information

Date: Saturday 30th November 2019

Time: 3-6pm (3 hours)

Cost: £40 per person including materials and a FREE hot drink.

Other info: All specialist materials provided. Please arrive on time so that we can start on time. Advance booking essential as there are limited spaces available. Baubles will be ready for collection 7 days later.

Full payment required to confirm bookings.

Venue: First floor studio, Fired Frog Pottery Cafe, 3 Hermitage Road, St Johns, Woking GU21 8TE

Pottery Painting Workshop : Christmas Tree Plate

Sunday 1st December 2019, 10am-1pm

In this festive pottery painting workshop at Fired Frog, we will show you how to make a beautiful Christmas Tree plate, perfect as a hand-made gift or for your own home this Christmas. The workshop shows you how to work with stencils and sponges to create a beautiful background, how to use transfer paper to apply a design, how to use our bottles for writing and drawing and adding screen print details. No experience necessary and all specialist materials provided.

Details and Booking Information

Date: Sunday 1st December 2019

Time: 10am-1pm (3 hours)

Cost: £40 per person including materials and a free hot drink.

Other info: All specialist materials provided. Please arrive on time so that we can start on time. Advance booking essential as there are limited spaces available. Plates will be ready for collection 7 days later.

Full payment required to confirm bookings.

Venue: Upstairs studio, Fired Frog Pottery Cafe, 3 Hermitage Road, St Johns, Woking GU21 8TE

Pottery Painting Workshop : Gnome/Elf Platter

Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 6-9pm

In this festive pottery painting workshop we will show you how to make your own special Christmas platter using paper transfer, crystal glazes and a gnome/elf or mouse design. With a choice of large plates and platters to work on you can create a beautiful centre-piece for the table this Christmas. We take you step-by-step through the process of using foundation glazes, crystal glaze, transferring a design using transfer paper and adding details with a black liner and a range of Christmassy colours. Perfect for those people wanting to learn a few more painting techniques or just want a simple-step-by-step way to make a Christmas gift. No experience necessary and all specialist materials provided.

Details and Booking Information

Date: Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Time: 6-9pm

Cost: £45 including materials and a free hot drink or glass of mulled wine.

Other info: All specialist materials provided. Please arrive on time so that we can start on time. Advance booking essential as there are limited spaces available. Platters  will be ready for collection 7 days later.

Full payment required to confirm bookings.

Venue: Upstairs studio, Fired Frog Pottery Cafe, 3 Hermitage Road, St Johns, Woking GU21 8TE

Linocut Workshop : Make Your Own Christmas Wrapping Paper

Tuesday 10th December 2019, 6-9pm

In this festive Christmas workshop, you will learn how to make your own hand-printed wrapping paper with matching gift tags. Using the linocutting technique, Susan will show you how to take a simple festive design and cut a linoblock that can then be inked and printed several times onto sheets of gift wrap. Either bring along your own design and ideas or we will provide you with some designs to get started. All paper will be printed by hand without a press and all materials are provided. No experience necessary – just a love of creativity and Christmas!

With Susan Yeates, author of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Linocut’

Details and Booking Information

Date: Tuesday 10th December 2019

Time: 6-9pm (3 hours)

Cost: £30 including materials and a free hot drink or glass of mulled wine.

Other info: All specialist materials provided. Feel free to bring along a few festive ideas and perhaps an apron. Please arrive on time so that we can start on time. Advance booking essential as there is a maximum of 12 spaces available.

Full payment required to confirm bookings.

Venue: Upstairs studio, Fired Frog Pottery Cafe, 3 Hermitage Road, St Johns, Woking GU21 8TE

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Fired Frog Pottery Cafe is located in St Johns just a 5 min drive from Woking town centre. There is free parking in St Johns Lye which is a 2 min walk away and regular buses from Woking town centre.

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