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Here you’ll find lots of satisfying, creative, hands-on sessions to try at home, like collage, floristry, folk art, pebble painting and printmaking. All sessions use materials and equipment that you’re likely to have at home or should be able to get hold of easily. To help you get prepared, we’ll tell you roughly how long each session will take and what you’ll need to take part. Then our expert Virtual Village Hall tutors will talk you through each step. Get ready to get creative and, most importantly, to admire your handiwork! We’d love to see any pictures of your creative Virtual Village Hall projects on our Facebook Group page. Some of the sessions have accompanying instruction sheets to print and download. 

Some craft activities involve using sharp tools, materials or equipment. Please take care to ensure that your health and safety are a priority when taking part in these sessions.

Tutor: Judy, folk artist

Folk art is a gentle craft which involves simple and easily learnt techniques which build to create natural images.

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Tutor: knitting expert from UK Hand Knitting

Join a knitting expert from UK Hand Knitting as they demonstrate how to knit, increase and decrease to make a stylish scarf.

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Tutor: Liz Emtage, art teacher and ceramicist

how to draw shiny or reflective objects like glass or metal

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Tutor: Liz Emtage, art teacher and ceramicist

Introduction the technique of shading in drawing

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Tutor: Rachel Moore, print artist

how to make a screen from a picture frame and net curtain, how to create a paper cut stencil and how to screen print it using an old credit card.

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Tutor: Mary, community artist

Join community artist Mary as she takes us through a 6-step guide to sketching and painting a street scene using pen and watercolours

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Tutor: Liz Emtage, art teacher and ceramicist

Join art teacher Liz as she introduces us to the wonderful world of drawing.

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Tutor: Sue, crafter

How to transform recycling materials into beautiful decorative flowers

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Tutor: Mili Jayadeep

Mili shows how to paint an abstract-style giraffe

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Tutor: Sue Pamphlett, craft enthusiast

Upcycle old greetings cards into attractive gift boxes for friends and family.

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We hope you have enjoyed taking part in some of the sessions at the Virtual Village Hall. If you have had a positive experience, please tell friends and family about it or share our social media pages and posts. You might also like to consider making a donation to Royal Voluntary Service to support our services in NHS hospitals and local communities across Britain.

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