WORKSHOP: Silk Card Painting (Festival Hub)
Tuesday 9 August, 11am-12 noon
Venue: Festival Hub (next to Toyland), The Piazza, Princess Alexandra Walk, HD1 2RS
Ticket price: Free (booking recommended)
Age guidance: 6+ (under 16s should be accompanied by an adult
Enjoy a creative art workshop with a South Asian flavour! In this small group interactive workshop, you will select from a range of South Asian patterned designs and learn the art of painting on silk.
You can then frame your finished work in a card to send to someone special or create a miniature wall-hanging.
Note: this is a free workshop, but if you are able to make a donation to Festival funds, please choose one of the donation buttons when booking.
Louise Grassby is a strong believer in the therapeutic benefits of art and creativity. Louise has been running silk painting workshops for the past year, including at the first Sangam Festival. Her qualifications include a BA Hons in Art, Art History and Printmaking from the University of Derby, a first-class BEd from Bradford University, majoring in Art and Drama, and a Foundation Degree in Art Therapy from Sheffield Hallam. She has worked as an art teacher and in primary schools, as well as volunteering at the Art Studio at Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds. https://www.louiseartworkshops.co.uk/