Explore a variety of techniques in print making including mono-printing, stencilling, block printing, lino-cut, dry point, and experiment with printing found objects. Create your own unique prints or editions that can be later framed, given as gifts or a batch of your very own hand-made cards.
Explore the ancient craft of felt making, traditional wet felting offers an opportunity to play with colour & texture using wool and silk fibres to create your own unique pieces. Using the resist method you can create 3D pieces e.g. flowers or bowls.
Batik is a very creative medium offering the opportunity to create images on fabric by applying wax & dye to the fabric to create a unique piece of your own. Students can explore dipping and/or topical dyeing to create a pictorial piece on cloth which can be framed or sewn up later.
The tapestry weaving involves planning & designing your sampler, selecting your materials for your warp and weft, setting up a loom, weaving and finishing a sample piece using a variety of techniques to create a unique piece. This workshops gives you enough to continue developing your skills at home.
Unleash your inner artist and explore your creativity using ancient crafts and natural materials with local artist, Bernie Dignam, owner of Connemara Creative. Following a long and successful career in teaching, Bernie has created a unique experience at her studio in one of Connemara’s most breath-taking settings overlooking the Twelve Bens mountains and Garraunbaun lake.
Offering quality tuition, workshops are designed for intimate groups with a focus on mindfulness and bringing out the inner creativity and confidence in each person through existing or bespoke workshops.
All equipment, including materials and refreshments, are provided as part of the course fee.
Create original art using ancient & contemporary techniques - explore Bernie’s Fine Art pieces
Enjoy the creative ambience of a professional artists studio within an inspirational setting
Beautiful Location overlooking Twelve Bens mountains and Garraunbaun lake
Connemara Hub convenient to key Connemara locations including Kylemore Abbey and Clifden
Quality time to spend with family, friends, like-minded people in a stress free environment
Catering meals can be pre-ordered - unlimited tea/coffee available at each workshop
Our workshops comply with COVID-19 Safety Charter Terms and Conditions.