My Enchanting Leather Flowers August 10, 2017 10:00
WORKSHOP: Flowers in Leather at The Leather Shed August 5, 2017 12:14
WORKSHOP: FLOWERS IN LEATHER
$135 (coffee and morning tea included)
LOCATION: The Leather Shed, 130 Kingfisher Road, Mount Cotton
CLASS TIME: Saturday 19 August, 9:30am - 2:30pm
If you have done one of my workshops, you'll know how much I love the way vegetable-tanned leather responds to leather dyes. The possibilities are endless! You can blend just two or three colours together and get so many beautiful shades - as many different colours as in nature itself. But like anything, it takes a lot of practice, experimentation and skill to achieve exquisite results.
If you are interested in colouring natural veg tanned leather project this workshop is a must!
Spend a day with me, creating a timeless and stunning flower accessory you can wear as a hair piece, dress up a bag, turn into a statement necklace, brooch and more! I'll show you the basics to laying out your pattern, cutting, colouring leather as well as optional variations on flower centres.
Techniques covered: Shaping the leather flower petals and leaves, how to achieve delicate graduate shading using spirit dyes, different methods for applying finishes and more.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
No previous experience is required.
HOW TO REGISTER:
Call Cherryl on 0428 174 220
ABOUT YOUR TUTOR:
With over three decades of experience, Cherryl is a leather artisan of extraordinary talent. Full time Tutor and Master Crafter behind Exquisite Leather, Cherryl is passionate about passing on her skills and techniques and extremely generous with her knowledge.
Cherryl was the first Australian to be presented with “The Al Stohlman Award”, this being the first time the award has been won by an artisan outside the United States of America. This prestigious annual award honours the accomplishments of individual leather artistisans and is given to one who has demonstrated continued dedication to the industry following the example set by Al Stohlman, the world’s most talented, best known and respected leather artist.
A founding member of The Leathercrafters Association of Queensland, Cherryl has also coordinated the International Leather Conference, and the only event of its type in Australia, Dimensions in Leather since 1994.
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