Celebrate and learn the skills of a number of forms art and creativity. We are excited to introduce our Etsy X Art Series workshops, running throughout June and July at all Art Series Hotels. From knitting, to embroidery, to modern calligraphy and working with watercolours, each workshop is designed to send you home with a new skill for you to practice and perfect.
June 24 - Learn the art of calligraphy in a three hour workshop with Chloe Flemming from Month of June Design at The Olsen. Providing you with a calligraphy kit to get started, you will go home with the knowledge of using your tools and the strokes to create lower and upper case letters. Practice makes perfect.
June 24 - The Johnson will host Rachel Burke, a textile artist who will teach you the art of Pom Pom Crown Making, showing you the techniques used to make multicoloured pom poms and turn them into a statement head piece over a two hour workshop.
July 2 – For three hours at The Blackman, embroidery queen Madi Astolfi from Unpicking will show you all the skills required to create your own embroidery at home and share some of her own pieces with you. Crafting since 2015, Madi is a passionate embroidery lover and knows her stuff.
July 8 - In a three hour workshop at The Cullen, you will learn a variety of weaving techniques to create unique patterns and textures such as tabby weave, rya knots, soumak, weaving with roving and of course the crucial techniques of the weaving game with Rainie Owen from The Unusual Pear.
July 9 - Over three hours at The Larwill Studio, you will work with closely with Maggie May from The Middle Aisle to craft your own Macramé Wall Hanging. While practising mindfulness and meditation, your eyes will be opened to abilities you never knew you had to create your own piece of Macramé art.
July 15 – Learn simple watercolour techniques to achieve a still-life illustration through a two hour workshop at The Watson with Adelaide based Illustrator, Doris Chang. Work your way through simple painting techniques and exercises to continue practicing and perfecting at home.
The Etsy x Art Series Hotel Group Events will be happening at each of The Art Series Hotels from 24th June - 15th July.