I offer Design2Stitch vouchers for special occasions ie birthdays etc. I can also arrange a minimum of four friends to book one of my workshops of their choice at the studio for a special occasion. I also have regular private groups of up to eight persons book workshops at my Coggeshall studio. I frequently teach at other venues by request. Please contact me to discuss further [email protected] or 01787 222946 eves/wends
NEWS: SPRING/SUMMER 2018 WORKSHOPS
The workshops and courses are held at my Coggeshall Studio and other venues. We have had some lovely work produced by students at my November/December workshops since 2010. Please see below some of the recent student creations. There are lots of lovely and inspiring workshops and courses for everybody so do contact me for further details or to book [email protected] . Design2Stitch, Fine art printmaking series, Art Quilt, Mixed Media, Dyeing, Printing, Burning Issues, Free machine embroidery, Funky Dolls & Critters club and so much more! NEW MEDIA GROUP 2018 : If you are looking to join a media group with like minded people. Norah runs this monthly on Wednesdays for members to create their own work in any media of your choice. Art journals, art canvas, art quilts, personal study. These are not workshops but to guide and mentor members. 10 am - 3pm Please contact Norah direct on [email protected] MEDIA GROUP - monthly on Wednesdays : 31 JAN, 28 FEB, 28 MARCH, 25 APRIL, 23 MAY, 27 JUNE, 25 JULY 2018 (£25 per session 3 months in advance)
FINE ART GROUP SERIES: (morning sessions 10.30-12.30 pm)
Wednesdays term one: 7 FEB, 14 MARCH, 4 APRIL, 2 MAY,
We will be looking at various methods and master artists.The Elements of art. We will be using watercolour paints and acrylic paints. Colour, line, texture, shape, form.Tips and techniques given. Creating sketchbooks and working onto canvas
MICHELE WEBBER fine art tutor. Freelance artist, published illustrator. A Professional Associate of the SAA, Michele has demonstrated painting at events in London, on Sky TV’s Painting and Drawing Channel and appeared several times on BBC Radio Essex. Michele’s fine art work is representative with a slightly stylized twist, always bright, lively and happy. She is attracted to patterns and repeating, complex motifs found both in nature and manmade items.
Bookings for Michele workshops at Fantasia Textiles Studio below - Please ask Michele for a booking form - email [email protected]
Saturday 26 May 2018 10.30 - 4 pm Improve your drawing
Saturday 23 June 2018 10.30 - 4pm Understanding Colour
Saturday 8 September 2018 10.30-4 pm Seascape Sunsets
KARENZA JACKSON fine art tutor: Karenza Jackson is an established artist and printmaker and is a member of Colchester Art Society and Gainsborough's
House Workshop. She regularly exhibits her work, mainly in and around East Anglia. She has many years experience
teaching art, running courses from her studio, workshops out in the landscape and at various locations in Suffolk and Essex.
Tuesday 8 May 2018 10.30 am - 4pm Summer Gardens
Tuesday 4 September 10.30 - 4pm Woodland animals and birds
Tuesday 18 September 10.30 - 4pm Flowers by Impact
Tuesday 16 October 10.30 - 4pm Art from the Imagination
Bookings for Karenza workshops above at Fantasia Textiles Studio please email her direct [email protected]
PRINTING SERIES WORKSHOPS: Norah has written a printing programme - these are a series of workshops of printing methods for design on paper and fabric. We will also create a book using some of the papers on the afternoon of the third workshop. Workshops are held monthly. The cost is £35 unless advised otherwise. Payment upon confirmation of booking please. Contact Norah direct (email: [email protected]) for dates 2018.
Saturday 4 August Gelli plate printing 10.30 to 12.30 am £20 includes paints
Saturday 1 September Etching plate printing 10.30 to 12.30 am £20
Eco Printing: Wednesday 22 August with nature 10 am to 2.30 pm £25
Norah 2018 exhibitions dates: further details on my website all are welcome do put dates in your diary! click linkhere
June 31 May to 6 June Snape Maltings Quay Gallery, Suffolk
Sudbury Summer Fair 2018 2-8 July 2018
September 14 to 28 Mill Tye Gallery, Conard
September 28 to 30 Thaxted Guildhall
October 2 to Feb 4 Saffron Walden Museum
SNAPE MALTINGS 2018
"SENSE OF SELF Mixed Media EXHIBITION"
Friday 31 May to Thursday 7 June
open 10 am - 4pm
NORAH STOCKER and LIZ NICHOLLS
a collaboration of work by the two artists relating to identity of self image and memories of life.
Further courses and workshops on eco printing and dyeing will be added later on in the Summer months.
FANTASIA TEXTILES - NORAH STOCKER
Norah Stocker lives near and runs her own business in Coggeshall, Essex. She is a qualified Fine Art Printmaker, Art, Design & Textile Artist and adult teacher of City & Guilds. She offers talks, teaching and mentors her exhibiting Focus group.
Norah Stocker runs workshops and courses from other venues and at her Coggeshall studio situated on a small business park in a lovely countryside location. Talks, teaching at other venues and commissions welcome. [email protected] website: www.fantasiatextiles.co.uk
FREE MACHINE EMBROIDERY COURSE: to learn free machine embroidery for beginners to intermediate level. To help give confidence and knowledge of your own sewing machine. This course is on going please contact to discuss. (six weeks on Tuesday mornings 9.30 am to 12.30 am.£24 per lesson (6 week course £144)
DOODLE ART ONE: Run by Norah Stocker - free machine embroidery techniques. If there are four of you interested in learning this for a day then please put a request by email. You learn a variety of techniques to create a lovely small art quilt either seascape or landscape using these stitches. £35 each for day.
The studio is not open to the public except for workshops or upon request. Talks, teaching at other venues and commissions welcome. Contact Norah Stocker email [email protected]
These will be held at my Coggeshall studio. For full details and to book please contact me direct to discuss. I look forward to hearing from you.
SUMMER/AUTUMN WORKSHOPS 2014 (Students wip)
Winter 2012 workshops - students gallery: please see below some of the beautiful work produced by students at my recent winter workshops. Thankyou to all of you and look forward to seeing you at the coming workshops:
Summer 2012 Workshops students work: please see below the lovely work students produced from my three Summer taster workshops Thankyou to all of you and look forward to seeing you at my Coggeshall studio for the Winter/Spring sessions.
FANTASIA BAZAAR STALL - we welcome requests from Guilds and textile groups to bring our lovely creative textile products to sell at your venues. Please contact me direct.We sell unusual fabrics, hand dyed threads, fabrics, felt, scrumptious fabric packs, designer and folk art pattern, needle felting supplies, sewing notions, books and lots more. We look forward to seeing you. (Our Studio is a working studio and only open to the public for workshops or upon request so please ring 01787 222946 eves/wends for full details)
CREATE & ENJOY!
Norah Stocker (Textile Artist)
01787 222946 (eves/wends)
Please email me if interested [email protected] so I can contact you with all the details.