Paint the pre-laminated textile panel included in the kit with your design or colour using your own personal style
and then make a unique lampshade that can be used as a pendant (ceiling), or with a suitable table lamp.
Designed for the classroom, workshop or any group making activity these packs contain everything students need to make and paint professional handmade lampshades using their design of choice. From concept to completion, students will enjoy the process of designing their lampshade, reflecting their ideas and inspirations in a project that will have resonance far beyond the end of the lesson.
Every pack contains a clear and comprehensive instruction sheet (A4) with colour photographs to help each student.
We also have PowerPoint / PDF presentations, and videos accessible for additional support.
Create Stunning Decorative Effects with Painting Techniques.
Using simple painting techniques, you can create stunning effects when you light up the lampshade.
Dragging, Rag Rolling, Dabbing, Sponging, Flicking, Dabbing, Dry-Brush, Washing, are some of the methods you can use to create real decorative interest when lit.
Stamping and Block Printing Techniques.
A quick and easy way to get fabulous results is to use Stamps, Block Printing or Foam shapes to decorate your panel.
( Pictures and foam pads courtesy of Country Love Crafts )
Whether you want to decorate with letters, numbers or images you will find lots of interesting stamping tools to use with these kits.
How to make them
Easy to use, follow the step-by-step instructions included.
To view the instructions click on the PDF link below.
What type of paint can you use?
You can use any paint that is compatible for fabric and textile application, like Acrylic and Chalk paint products.
We supply a fantastic range of quality low-cost Acrylic paints that you can use with our kits, prices start from only £1.88 per 100ml bottle.
These paints can be used on almost any surface compared with other acrylics and can be used for all your projects.
We have 23 colours available in our range, If you would like to see our colour chart click the PDF link below.
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Typical applications for the Workshop Packs
They offer the opportunity to do something really sociable and creative, with the brilliant bonus of learning a new skill and going away with a professional lampshade made with their own hand. Throw in some tea and biscuits and you will have a great creative and educational social event that everyone will enjoy
Supports the national curriculum requirements in Art and Design programmes of study and also Design and Technology programmes.
Why not make it part of your School’s Art Week? This is a terrific opportunity to raise the profile of art and design in your school.
Great idea for School Enterprise Week. Students can use their creativity to design, manufacture and then sell their professionally made lampshades.
Also provides Schools, PTAs and Charities the opportunity to raise funds for great causes through creative, fun, educational art based projects.
What’s in the box?
Each pack will contain an information sheet with preparation guidance and the covering dimensions required to fit the lampshade panels plus the following.
30 x Sets of Lampshade rings, epoxy coated
30 x White Textile laminated to PVC panel includes 14mm kiss cut. (Packed Flat)
30 x Rolls of 9mm Double Sided Self-Adhesive tape
30 x Rolled Edge Tools for finishing
30 x Comprehensive instruction sheets (A4) with colour photographs for each student
Your lampshade can be used in Europe and the UK (includes converter plug)
Lampshade Assembled Size
30cm Diameter x 21cm High
Cardboard Box Size 968mm x 305mm x 105mm
We recommend the use of low energy bulbs with your lampshades. They use less energy and are cool to the touch, avoiding the problem of scorching shades and ceilings.
Made in the UK
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