Tapestry workshops: Caron Penney

img_4089Tapestry Workshops, Mill Studio, Near Arundel, West Sussex.

Dates: 31st Jan – 14th March,  every Tuesday

Caron Penney will lead a series of  one day Tapestry Workshops investigating, colour theory, overlays, blending and hatching, all skills required to make contemporary tapestry.

Working on pre-warped frames, the workshops will also investigate basic warp and weft structures
and settings. By the end of each class students will have completed a small woven tapestry. It is
preferred that students have a beginners knowledge of weaving or tapestry weaving.

The workshops begin on the 31 January and run until 14 March. There are additional Tapestry
Critique half days if at the end of the 6 weeks students would like to discuss their work with a view
to further development, these are on the 28 March and 4 April. These take place in a friendly,
encouraging environment.

About the Tutor:
Caron Penney is a Master Tapestry Weaver who has worked with artists as varied as Tracey Emin,
Gillian Ayres, and Martin Creed. She studied at Middlesex University to achieve her BA (Hons)
Degree in Constructed Textiles in 1993 and studied for her PGCE in 2001 at Portsmouth

She has been teaching for 15 years and was the Studio Director of the renowned West
Dean Tapestry Studio from 2009 – 2013. Caron currently runs her own studio at the Mill Studio in

Tapestry Workshops
Dates: 31 Jan – 14 March 2017
Times: 10.00am – 4pm, lunch 1.00
Level: Beginners – Intermediate
Tutor: Caron Penney

Tapestry Critique
Dates: 28 March and 4 April
Times: 10.00am – 1.00pm or 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Level: Beginners – Intermediate
Tutor: Caron Penney

Mill Studio,
New House Farm Barns,
Ford Lane,
Ford, Arundel,
West Sussex,
BN18 0EF

Contact: contact@weftfaced.com
To book a place: www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/weftfaced-atelier-7997344264

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