Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Metal colouring techniques
Taught at The Stamp Pad in Greenfields
Eight different ways to change the appearance of metal in one three hour workshop
Metal Colouring Workshop

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Sunday, 8 February 2015

Industrial Clock by John Glossop

One of my favourite workshops of all time . The "Industriana Clock" is an amalgamation of some of my favourite distressing Techniques used together to decorate a working clock .
 One of the first workshops done under the mantle of Dreams of Vintopia.
I've done this workshop many times and it is always popular
Finished Industrial Clock

Embossed Collage
Moulding Paste Embossing

Prototype Industrial Clock
Leather Stitched Faux Leather
Rusted Chequer  Board


Rusted Ripple Effect
 Faux Distressed Leather

Rusted Silhouette

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Craftstation, Kirkby in Ashfield, 21 st February 2015, Repousse Book.

Why not come along and learn some new Techniques .
Repousse/Repoussage is the art of metal embossing or metal chasing
all materials for this workshop are included
Contact Helen at Craftstation, Kirkby in Ashfield on 01623 752 881

Craft - E - Liza, Mansfield, 28 th February 2015, Butterfly Canvas.

Shabby Chic butterfly and paper rose frame.
If you would like to do this workshop on the 28th of Feb contact Meryle at
Craft-e-Liza in Mansfield 01623 433 689. Places are limited so please book early.
This is a 6 hour workshop everything to do this project  is included
Butterfly Canvas Workshop on 28 February 2015

Monday, 2 February 2015

HMMS Victoria Steampunk Lightbulb

HMMS Victoria, Flagship of the British Empire Air Space

Flagship of the Colonial Empirical Space fleet
The Hmss Victoria
The first man made object on The Moon
Officially incorporating The Moon into the British Empire in 1882
Retrieved by Hmss Capernicus in 1887

Front View

Side View
Rear View

Horizontal View