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Workshops

The Re-Creators is a collective of upcycle artists and artisans with an abundance of skills to share.  Join us for one of our many and varied upcycle workshop sessions. For more information contact help@therecreators.co.nz.


2019 Upcycle Workshop Dates:


Saturday 16 FebKelston Community Centre
Zentangling (Mindful Doodling) 

Saturday 23 Feb -Kelson Community Centre
Sew Your Own Toy

Saturday 2 March -Kelson Community Centre
Upcycle Painting Techniques
 
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS


Zentangling (mindful doodling)

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Zentangling (mindful doodling) describes the art of using repeat patterns to decorate a picture, painting or pattern.  It is considered an important therapeutic art activity where you quiet the mind in creative focus.  
In this class, you will learn some basic zentangling patterns and go away with your first drawing.  

 

 

 

Sew Your Own Toy (parents welcome)

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This is a beginner sewing workshop for children, they will learn all the hand sewing skills necessary to cut out, sew together and decorate their very own upcycled soft toy.  All materials, pattern and supplies will be provided.
Suited for ages 8 to 13, boys and girls.  Younger than 8 please have an adult with you. This is a wonderful bonding activity for parents to share with as well.

 

 

Upcycle Painting

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Upcycle painting classes are fun, creative and allow you to re-use and make your home décor beautiful once more.  Instructors will provide tips and tricks for making your tired old home décor pieces, look new and interesting again.  Most of the techniques used will aim to be quick, easy and more affordable over buying new stuff.  It will give you the confidence and accomplishment to create your own work in your own style.   Come along, hear and share new ideas and get personal support in your upcycle journey.