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Purchase this digital product and receive a link to the YouTube video of the CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop featuring leading designer, tutor and craft expert Gary Mills and his wonderful The Kitchen 'Draw' workshop!


Once you have purchased this product, the PDF document you will receive contains a link to the private-access video on YouTube


Introduction by Gary:-

Have you always wanted to learn more about being creative? Have you wanted to explore design, but never had the opportunity? Well, I've created a series of specifically designed classes just for you! They can be accessed by everyone and at all levels and abilities. This is for all of you who would like to learn and have a go, and those who enjoy being creative but would like to become a little freer and more open to some new ideas!... Class Number 3 of 3 in Gary’s latest mini-series of Easy-Art classes is entitled:- The Kitchen ‘Draw’!


What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

In this short 1 ½ hour lesson you will cover collaging with fabric and paper, using glue and stitch to reveal a drawn outline in stitch. You will then take this idea further by stencilling your image in paint and then reworking back into the stencilled image with machine stitch. You will be shown how to mark you’re your stencilled images and assemble your designs with templates supplied to follow. The outcomes measure: 2X 10” X 10” (25cm X 25cm).


Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Gary has many years of experience as a professional practitioner and teacher of art and textiles; his lessons are so enjoyable, fun, and very well organised with his clear and patient guidance. This lesson is suitable for all; if you are a beginner this is a great way to find your creative ability through learning process and skills which explore the rudiments of creative art and design practices. For those with some confidence and experience you could add further diversify to approaches in your own artistic ability and imagination!


Material Requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

All the materials are easily accessible. Such as papers and inks and paints can be sourced from local shops or online and most other materials can be found around your sewing box or in your desk draw. You will need for this workshop:-

  • Acrylic paints: § Titanium White § Black
  • Optional some semi-permanent Fixative Spray to hold down the stencils, although not totally necessary as you can just hold down while your dry brush in the paint!
  • A Glue Stick such as a Pritt Stick or similar
  • To make the stencil you will need A4 strong Paper, Card, or this clear acetate. (12cm x 12cm)
  • 2 x 10” X 10” (25cm X 25cm) firm Calico (medium weight) or you can use cream cotton or linen (all pressed and ironed flat)
  • Black Sewing Thread
  • A couple of Old Book Pages with plain text


Equipment Requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Sharp Paper Scissors

  • Craft Knife

  • Cutting-Mat

  • A Ruler or Quilting Square for measuring and cutting against 2 x containers, such as Jam-Jars, to hold some clean water

  • A large Plate or a Palette for mixing paint

  • 1 small-size Paint Brush and 1 x medium-size Flat Paint Brush

  • Either Sponge Brushes or pieces of Sponge for painting

  • Some Paper Kitchen Towel to hand

  • Ruler or Quilting/Crafting Square

  • Pencil and Rubber


Pattern/Template Information Relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Gary’s Kitchen Draw Templates and Visuals are included in the PDF!...


This class is available to view as many times as you like for 30 days from your date of purchase.


NOTE: Any short video featured in this promotional info is a Trailer and not the fully-edited version you'll gain access to via YouTube!


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Video of Workshop: Gary Mills - The Kitchen 'Draw'!

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