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About the Event

Learn to paint, loose, colourful flowers from life with the talented Textile Designer Jess Priest. Her works have sold to Anthropologie, Vera Wang, Toast and Calvin Klein as well as a number of high street stores. 

Is this Course for me? 

Jess will teach you specific techniques honed from her practice which you will work through during the 3 hour session.Whether you are a beginner artist or professional designer, this painted floral workshop is not to miss! Learn the techniques needed to paint effortless floral illustrations which will translate beautifully into printed fashion, furnishings and stationery design. 

whats included

All materials, fresh floral reference, information pack, goody bag

tea and cakes for morning workshop and light snack for the afternoon workshop

Who is Jess Preist?

Jess has been a Printed Textile Designer for 18 years and works from her home studio in Buckinghamshire. Specialising in floral patterns for fashion and furnishing, work has sold to Anthropologie, Vera Wang, Toast and Calvin Klein as well as a number of high street stores. Following graduating from Winchester School of Art in 2000 Jess began working in a top Print Design Studio in London. “A visiting lecturer once told me “if you can paint a flower you will always be able to find a job in textile design.” “they were not wrong as I have been working in the industry for over 17 years and love to create beautiful floral designs on a daily basis”.

Jess has a passion for sharing her knowledge and has built up a quite a large following on Instagram where she first began sharing painting tips. She now teaches workshops to design teams from some of the most recognisable names in Fashion, Homewear and Textile Design from Jacques Vert, Next Plc, Monsson to Canvas, Design Union and Nancy Parker Design studio to name a few. We are lucky to have her here at The Sheffield School of Fashion.

What will I learn?

A watercolour master-class with talented the talented Jessica Priest you will learn techniques to master Jessica’s modern and romantic style of floral painting, using flowers to inspire your paintings. The morning or afternoon will involve Jess showcasing her work and teaching you specific techniques honed from her practice. This workshop will focus on skills to create effortless and gestural looking blooms, which can then be used to create beautiful designs.

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