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231019|19th October 2023|Ooky Spooky Maskmaking (all ages)

Ooky Spooky Maskmaking (all ages)


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Thursday 19th October 2023
10.30am - 12.30pm
Experience Beginner
Tutor Sally Stephens 

Make spooktacular masks to celebrate Samhain / Hallowe'en…a great opportunity for kids, parents and/or carers to have fun making and decorating masks with a fun spooky theme that you can wear. This is a family workshop for adults and children to enjoy a creative session and work together to design and make masks. All materials provided. Make masks to impress/scare your friends!

Price includes up to 2 children and one adult, for all to stay and join in on this fun and creepy family friendly workshop!


Course Structure 

  • Looking at some examples of masks and different ways you could construct your mask.
  • Looking at the materials we will have, and discussing ways we could use them.
  • Thinking about ideas and what you might need.
  • Preparing some colour sheets with paint to cut up and use later
  • Drawing some simple ideas and begin construction of the masks.
  • Finishing masks
  • Trying them on!
  • Tidy up

About the Tutor

Sally Stephens uses the intaglio processes of etching and drypoint in her practice and also some screen print. Her work frequently explores the human face and its enduring fascination. Crowds and collections of faces provide a way to think about how the individual relates to a group, and consider the connections between people. Work is also inspired by travel and encountered images, for example Greek and Roman sculpture and busy city streets.

Sally has completed an Advanced Diploma in Printmaking at Central St Martins School of Art and an M A in printmaking at Northampton University. Sally is part of the LPW tutor team and has also delivered several community projects.

    Leicester Print Workshop 

    Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

    We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.


    Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

    Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

    In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

    Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking.