Eco Printing Workshop with Artist – Christine Thomas

‘Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun.’ – Mary lou Cook

Join Christine Thomas for an Eco printing workshop at The Old Lock Up Gallery.

Workshop Plan

The workshop will include:
Artist’s Intro and discussion: An introduction to what can be achieved with the

techniques you will be using during the workshop, the artist will bring along some of her projects.

Materials We will look at materials and discuss how to prepare and use them.

Walk and Forage we will go for a gentle walk around Cromford to Forage for leaves and interesting plants that we will then use to print onto a variety of fabrics and papers. Using ancient techniques we will produce bundles of foliage wrapped in silks, cottons and papers to make a unique contact print. You will be encourage to experiment and explore to see what textures and patterns can be produced from different plant life. During lunch, out bundles of joy will be cooked before we unravel to reveal the results of a day that has been connected to nature whilst relaxing in a friendly atmosphere.


Who for: maximum 6 – 8 people.

When: 10am – 4pm, 22nd April 2018

Where: The Old Lock Up Gallery, Cromford, Derbyshire

How much: £65 per person inclusive of all materials and light refreshments throughout the day. Upon booking we will send you full details and directions. Book as a gift and receive a gift card/voucher.

Lunch isn’t provided but you are welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit one of the many places to eat in Cromford.

For bookings contact: Rachael Pinks, Director, The Old Lock Up Gallery: