Head along and find inspiration from the Williamson Art Gallery’s Della Robbia pottery collection and create your own mixed-media picture frame with artist Nikki Parmenter.
You will use a copper hoop as a base and use a variety of materials including funky foam, felt, pipe cleaners, embellishments, paint and sewn elements to create a vibrant piece comprising of fruit and leaves. The workshop will incorporate spray painting which will be done outside.
If possible, participants should bring a basic sewing kit with them and wear appropriate clothing or bring an apron.
Workshops cost £25 (inclusive of materials) and can be booked online via the artist.
Nikki Parmenter is a Cheshire based artist who specialises in mixed media, textile based pieces. She takes inspiration from a variety of sources including our Della Robbia collection,Birkenhead’s contribution to the Arts and Crafts movement. She will be exhibiting at the Williamson in 2019.