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,
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
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