Workshop: Start Your Own Scrapbook/Sketchbook

20 March 12:00

Monday 20th March 2017filling sketchbook borage_page
Shaw House
12 – 4.30pm, £35

Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled.

Keeping a scrapbook or sketchbook is an excellent way to build a collection of images that have inspired you. Whether it’s a useful place to keep leaflets, photographs and tickets from your travels, special recipes or is a private journal, we will look at how to arrange the material you have collected and how you can add windows, folds and inserts to alter the structure of the book.

Please bring along your own collection of materials plus a sketchbook or scrapbook, pencil scissors and metal ruler. If you have a cutting mat then please bring it along with you, otherwise one will be supplied.

This course is suitable for beginners and those who wish to develop their existing skills in filling sketchbooks, collage or scrapbooking. Do note there is no sketching or drawing involved in this class!

Tickets price includes a hot drink and biscuit served in the café.

To book a place please call Shaw House 01635 279279 or email

Tutor: Anne Griffiths
Anne has worked nationally and internationally as a Textile Artist and tutor and has taught a variety of City & Guilds courses at Gloucester College of Further Education as well as for Guilds and Art Centres. Over the years she has developed a passion for making her own sketchbooks and notebooks using a variety of structures and materials, including beer cans, maps and shells.  She was Artist in Residence at Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility where she worked collaborated with Newbury born sculptor Paula Groves on a number of pieces as well as with the Oxfordshire Federation of WI’s to create a series of textile panels for their atrium.

Anne continues to work on Public Arts and Community Projects and to commission the most recent of which “Stitching Wantage 2016” can be seen at The Vale & Downland Museum.


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