workshops

Needle Felting Workshop

Join a festive needle felting workshop where you will learn the skills and techniques needed to make your own.

Sweedish Gnome & Hanging Decorations

Two dates available: 10am – 1pm on: Thursday 29th November or Thursday 6th December
£25 per person, refreshments provided and a goody bag to take home.

To book your place please call me on 07814408536 or email me alex@alexmcquade.com

Artist talks

I deliver talks as a visiting artist to colleges, schools and groups: A One-hour talk includes, my journey, inspiration, portfolio presentation, my creative techniques and a questions and answers session.
Fees £50 plus travel costs (if you would like me stay for studio time, talking to students/participants on a one to one basis as they work this is charged at an extra £30 per hour)

Schools, Colleges and groups
My workshops are about sharing skills, experimentation and having fun in a creative way. I encourage participants to nurture and develop their creativity, find confidence to try new ideas and have a sense of achievement at the end of the session.
I run workshops suitable for all ages, primary, secondary, GCSE, A-Level and btec. Each workshop is tailored to suit the required topic or project being covered at the time. Techniques that I use to tailor a workshop to include:
felt making wet or dry,
mixed media art (collage, print and stitch)
contemporary textiles, fabric manipulation, drawing with stich, creating a dictionary of stich etc.
I am happy to discuss and create a tailor made workshop suitable for your students.
Fees full day workshop £250 plus travel
Half day workshop £125 plus travel
Material costs: there is a small fee per participant for materials, depending on the project this can range from £1 – £3 per person.
Fees include:
liaison and preparation of a workshop plan
Artist talk and portfolio presentation
Technical demonstrations and hands on studio time
Final group presentation and discussion of outcomes