Creative Tooling - A great introduction to leatherEast Coast Leather
$125 per student for 5 hour workshop (coffee and morning tea included)
CLASS TIME: 9:30am - 2:30pm - Saturday 29 September 2018
LOCATION: The Leather Shed, 130 Kingfisher Road, Mount Cotton
This hands-on workshop caters for students with little or no experience of leather
Discover a new and exciting approach to working with veg tanned leathers, learning various steps and techniques on moisture content, how to use leather craftools to create interesting patterns, making projects with your personal touch and creativity!
Learn the fundamental skills of working with leather making simple projects that you can create after this basic introduction to leather!
Students are encouraged to develop their own individual styles and are helped to experiment and explore the creative potential of leather
The cost of the workshop includes your kit, as well as use of the tutors tools and equipment during the workshop including locally-crafted stitching clamps.
Learn how to:
Set Rivets, attach snap closures, colour your projects also how to colour leather using antique finishes and seal your projects.
All tools supplied by the tutor for you to use at no additional cost.
These workshops are designed to gradually increase your leather skills and techniques so that by the 4th class you will feel confident in designing and make your own leather products.
Cherryl McIntyre Is a Brisbane based artist who’s passionate commitment to leather takes a new refreshing, innovative approach with the medium while working broadly across the craft from traditional styles through to sculpture, fashion handbags and accessories
Internationally recognised for her talent and contribution to the leather industry, Cherryl has been perfecting her craft for more than 30 years. An exceptional leather artisan and tutor, President of the Leathercrafters Association of Queensland, and Director of Exquisite Leather, this Brisbane based Leather Artisan has travelledextensively sharing her skills.
You might like to know, Cherryl is the only Australian to be presented with the prestigious Al Stohlman Award outside of the U.S.!
This prestigious annual award honors the accomplishments of individual leather artist’s worldwide. It is given to one who has demonstrated continued dedication to the industry following the example set by Al Stohlman the world’s most talented, best known and respected leather artist.
Cherryl has also coordinated the largest event for Leather Crafters (of all skill levels) in Australia, Dimensions in Leather conferences held in Brisbane since 1998.
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