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Winter Solstice Sessions at SAOG Studios


21, 22 December 2021


Morning sessions 10:00 - 13:00; Afternoon sessions 14:00 - 17:00


Cost: 3 hour session: £45; Full day £75;  Full two days: £140

SAOG Studios Emerson College, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JX, UK​

Book Now (50% course fee deposit) to secure your place for the full two-day programme

Come join us for a morning, afternoon, a day (or two) of

Crafty Christmas Celebration at SAOG Studios

Snowflakes Geometry
Snowflakes patterns
Snowflakes Geometry

Programme (all courses suitable for all ability levels)

Tuesday/Wednesday 21,22 December 2021 (morning sessions)

Winter Geometry:

a practical exploration of sacred six-fold pattern

with Daniel Docherty

Time: 10:00 - 13:00  

Woven Birds

Taking our inspiration from the fibre cultures of the Polynesian people we will learn how to weave beautiful birds to hang around the home in celebration of  Sun Return ...

We will warm our fingers with simple fish and star weaves before moving to the more complicated bird patterns.

with Vija Docherty

Time: 10:00 - 13:00  

Tuesday/Wednesday 21, 22 December 2021 (afternoon sessions)

Winter Polyhedra:

Learn how to draw a hexagonal comb/net with which we will cut and construct a beautiful 20-sided icosahedron ...

with Daniel Docherty

Time: 14:00 - 17:00  

Painted Birds

Join Vija in painting cut-out card birds to hang on the Christmas tree or around the house to celebrate Sun return. We will be using our beautiful Studio-made paints made from natural earth and mineral pigments, gathered and processed with love and reverence; our medium will be watercolour and egg tempera. As well as learning the recipes for these glorious paints you will be guided through several designs and techniques for creating these joyful decorations.

with Vija Docherty

Time: 14:00 - 17:00             


Email us: with your preferred/intended sessions    

Origami Icosahedron
Platonic Solids at SAOG Studios
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Origami Icosahedron.png

 3 hour session  (£45) 

      Full day (£75)   

 Full two-day (£140)

Secure place with a 50% course fee deposit

Limited places. Early booking recommended.

All materials and tea/coffee and Christmas refreshments provided for these Solstice sessions. 

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