Cindy Wright at bench

What is Lampworking? by Cindy Wright

What is Lampworking? by Cindy Wright Early lampworking was done in the flame of an oil lamp, with the artist blowing air into the flame through a pipe or using foot-powered bellows. Most artists today use torches that burn a mix of natural gas and oxygen. Lampworking is also known as flameworking or torchworking, It involves holding a […]

What is Polymer Clay?

What Is Polymer Clay? Polymer Clay has been around, in one form or another, since the late 1930s. A German doll maker Fifi Rehbinder, was having trouble finding her usual supplies, due to the political upheaval of the time. Born out of necessity, she developed a plastic clay she called “Fifi Mosaik”, which she used […]

Pearls a brief Guide

Pearls a brief guide Have you ever wondered about pearls? The history or how to tell the different types of Pearls apart? It’s helpful to get the names correct for starters. Broadly, there are three types of Pearls: Natural, Cultured and Imitation. Brief Pearl History 13th Century– first attempts to grow pearls as a cultured […]

How to Clean an Oil Painting

You may be in the fortunate situation of finding an interesting looking oil painting in an Op Shop, at a Garage Sale, or in Grandma’s shed. Or in the unfortunate position of having your favourite painting being damaged by unwelcome splashes. Over the years paintings, like everything else, accumulates dirt, dust and grime, and to […]

Eucalyptus Leaves Silk Scarf

What is Eco Printing?

Eco-printing is a form of natural printing and dyeing, where flora is used to create patterns and colours on fabrics. Using plants, leaves and flowers there shapes and colour are left as imprints on the fabric. The plant material is arranged on the cloth in the desired pattern, fabrics are preferably protein fibres such as […]

Just a Card

Just a Card

Have you heard about the “Just a Card” campaign? “If everyone who’d complimented our beautiful gallery had bought ‘just a card‘ we’d still be open” The JUST A CARD campaign aims to encourage people to buy from Designer/Makers and Independent Galleries and Shops by reinforcing the message that all purchases, however small, even ‘just a card’ […]

Sell Online with The Artisan Store

Sell Online with The Artisan Store!

We are here to support the WA artist community. The Artisan Store Fremantle would like to offer local artisans, who are not currently represented in our physical store, the opportunity to sell their works through our website. Starter Package $50 Personal profile on our website; 3 online shopping cart listings Social media promotion (FB, IG, […]

VALENTINE'S WEEK

VALENTINE’S WEEK

Lovers and couples are all set to welcome another week of love and togetherness. Within few days valentine week will knock the door. Also known as Saint Valentine, Valentine’s Week is celebrated to strengthen the bond of love, the most beautiful feelings of the universe.  Valentine day is celebrated on 14th of February and the whole week […]

The Artisan Store Fremantle Christmas Trading Hours

2019 Christmas Trading hours

We wish all our valued customers and artists a happy and safe summer holiday.  Thank you for all of your support, every single purchase you make is invaluable to us and we look forward to presenting you with beautiful new unique objects in 2020. The Artisan Store Fremantle Christmas Trading Hours Christmas Eve OPENChristmas Day […]