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Exploring Mixed Media and Punch-Needle Tufting Masterclass

with Natalya Hughes

Saturday 6 April, 2024

10am – 3pm

$200 per person

Join acclaimed artist Natalya Hughes for a transformative workshop exploring the intersection of traditional media and textile artistry. Over the course of a day, participants will delve into the creative process, learning techniques that span from the tactile nature of collage and watercolour to the intricacies of punch-needle tufting.

In the morning session, participants will design motifs using a variety of mediums including collage and watercolour painting, which will later be adapted for tufting. Following a break for lunch and conversation, the afternoon session will transition to the realm of textile art as participants learn the punch-needle tufting technique. Natalya will demonstrate the fundamentals of this versatile and expressive method guiding participants through the techniques and processes she has employed to create custom textile works.

Each participant will leave with their own unique textile piece along with a tufting kit to continue creating beyond the workshop.

Whether you’re an experienced artist seeking new techniques or a beginner eager to explore the possibilities of mixed media, this workshop offers a dynamic opportunity to expand your creative horizons under the guidance of a renowned artist.

What to Expect:

  • Guidance from a renowned artist: Benefit from Natalya Hughes’ expertise and personalised feedback.
  • Small Class Size: Enjoy an intimate setting with a limited number of participants for more individualized attention.
  • Networking: Connect with fellow art enthusiasts and share your passion for textile artistry.
  • Inspiration: Gain insights into Natalya’s creative process and discover new ways to express yourself.
  • A take-home tufting kit to continue creating beyond the Masterclass.
  • Light lunch is included for each participant

Limited capacity. Bookings essential.

Sat 6 April 10am - 3pm
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Main image: Natalya Hughes, Rug (detail). Photo by Charlie Hillhouse.